Membership Golfers Set to Compete for Spots at St Andrews within the 2022 Scottish Golf R&A 9-Gap Problem

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Posted on 07/06/2022

This 12 months, 74 golf equipment might be represented by 148 rivals at this week’s Scottish Golf R&A 9-Gap Problem Nationwide Ultimate as membership golfers from throughout the nation compete for an opportunity to play at St Andrews forward of The 150th Open Championship in July.

Dundas Park Golf Membership will host the two-day Nationwide Ultimate to resolve the Scottish qualifiers on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 June.

The prize on supply for the main two pairs on every day would be the likelihood of a lifetime, taking part in within the Grand Ultimate over holes 1-4 and 14-18 on the Outdated Course at St Andrews on the eve of this 12 months’s Open Championship. Scottish qualifiers will compete for the general title in opposition to successful pairs from England, Eire, Wales, New Zealand and Australia.

For the 4 pairs qualifying for the grand remaining, the prize may even embody two nights lodging in St Andrews, a tour of the R&A World Golf Museum and a prize-giving dinner in The R&A clubhouse.

The free-to-enter competitors not solely brings gamers collectively from all around the nation, but in addition encourages a various mixture of ages and talents, with handicap indices starting from +2 to 43.

The format will see pairs from every membership compete in 9-hole particular person stableford with the factors totals of each gamers added collectively to make a mixed crew rating which might be used to find out the qualifiers.

Talking forward of the motion getting underway, Scottish Golf Head of Occasions, Toni Ffinch mentioned, ‘9-hole golf is an effective way for golfers to benefit from the sport and gives one thing completely different for gamers who don’t need or don’t have time to play 18 holes. This can be very optimistic to see the variety of 9-hole scores which might be being submitted throughout Scotland and serving to to develop participation.

‘The 9-Gap Problem is a improbable free-to-enter occasion with a very distinctive prize for these competing and we stay up for seeing who will make it via to the grand remaining from the nationwide finals at Dundas Park.’

A full checklist of tee instances and scoring for Thursday could be discovered right here and for Friday could be discovered right here.

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