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Men’s Competitions and Trophies


Monthly Medal Competitions will be held during the season over eighteen holes. Those scoring equal to or better than CSS will be then eligible to play in the Final for the Partington Cup. Further details given below under that heading.

Club Championship the Harry Joyce Trophy

The winner of The Harry Joyce Trophy will be the player who scores the lowest gross aggregate score for any four medal rounds throughout the season to include the 4 Monthly Medals, Lanceley Salver, Captain's Weekend (Sat only), The Nuttall Cup, Mrs Woods Cup, President's Day, The Fitton Trophy and the Partington Cup. they will hold the title of Club Champion. In the event of a tie there will be a 18 hole medal play off, which will be followed by sudden death , if scores are still level.

The Abraham Cup

Will be held for one year by the winner of a match play competition to be played during the season. Limit handicap 16. A memento, provided by the club will be given to the winner. Entry sheets and particulars of the draw will be posted in the Club house.

Glossop and District Challenge Cup 

A cup presented by the late Mr B Moseley will be held for one year by the winner of a bogey competition over 18 holes. A memento provided by the Club will be presented to the winner. Note: The Challenge Cup will be based on FULL handicap

The Partington Challenge Cup

Presented by the late Rt Hon Lord Doverdale, will be held for one year by the winner of the Final Medal Round over 18 holes in September. All players scoring equal to or better than CSS qualify for the Final, from each of the 4 Monthly Medals, Nuttall Cup or Mrs Wood's Cup. A memento provided by the Club will be presented to the winner.

The Sidebottom Challenge Cup

Presented by the late Major R B Sidebottom JP will be held for one year by the winner of a bogey competition over 18 holes on FULL handicap. A memento provided by the Club will be presented to the winner. The cup was re-presented to the Club having been won outright by Mr G Dodd, who won the cup on three consecutive occasions. This was originally a 36 hole competition.

The Mrs Wood’s Cup

A cup presented by the late Mrs S Wood. The cup will be held for one year by the winner. The cup will be contested by medal played over 18 holes. A memento provided by the Club will be presented to the winner.

The Lanceley Salver

Presented by the late Major T Lanceley MC JP will be competed for annually on a date to be announced in the fixture list and will be held for one year, by the winner of a medal competition over 18 holes. A memento provided by the Club will be presented to the winner. This Salver was
re-presented to the Club, having been won outright by Mr R Bennett who won the Salver on three consecutive occasions.

The Nuttall Cup

Presented by the late Mr Nuttall will be competed for annually over. Play will be over 18 holes medal to be announced in the fixture list and the cup will be held for one year. A memento provided by the Club will be presented to the winner. This was originally a 36 hole
competition.

The George Beever Trophy

Presented to the club by Messrs Sidney and Alec Beever in memory of their father. Will be held for one year by the player who having entered this competition and returns the best six nett medal scores in competition during the season, (to include the 4 Monthly Medals, Lanceley Salver, Captain's Weekend (Sat only), The Nuttall Cup, Mrs Woods Cup, President's Day, The Fitton Trophy and the Partington Cup.)

The Taylor Cup

A Summer Singles Match Competition to be played during the season. The winner will hold the cup presented by Mr E R Taylor and will receive a memento provided by the Club. Entry sheets and particulars of the draw will be posted in the Club house.

The Higginbottom Cup

A winter 4BBB stableford competition will be played during the off season. The winners will hold the cup presented by Mr P H Higginbottom. Entry sheets and particulars of the competition rules will be posted in the Club house.

The Rabbit’s Trophy

A trophy presented by Mrs J Greenwood will be held for one year by the winner of a medal competition over 18 holes for competitors having handicaps not lower than 18.

The Malcolm Siddall Memorial Salver

Presented by Mrs K Siddall and family, will be held for one year by the winner of a specified Single Stableford competition.

The Norah Hadfield Trophy

Presented by Mrs J R Hadfield will be held for one year by the winner of a fourball betterball stableford.

The Bennett Trophy

Presented by Messrs J H and A B E Bennett will be held for one year by the winner of a competition for junior members.

The Veteran’s Trophy

Presented by Mr E Metcalfe for the best single Stableford score by a player aged 50 or over in a specified competition.

The Scratch Gold Medal

Presented by Messrs J A and T A Booth will be held for one year by the player returning the best Gross score on President’s Day.

The President’s Putter

Presented by Mr E R Taylor will be held for one year by the winner with the best nett medal score on President’s Day.

The George Furniss Trophy

Presented by Davis, Hope and Furniss (solicitors) will be held for one year by the winner of a Greensomes competition.

The Fitton Trophy

presented by the family of the late  Mr W Fitton will be competed for on an annual basis and will be held for one year, To be competed for over 18 holes medal play – best nett score. The winner will receive a memento provided by the Club.

Captain’s Cup and Captain’s Weekend

Presented by Mr P H Higginbottom will be held by the winner each year of the competition on Captain’s Weekend.

Note:

It has long been a tradition of Glossop and District Golf Club, for the defeated member of knock-out competitions to advance the winners name into the next round. 

However it remains the responsibility of the winner to ensure his name is added on or prior to the final date of that round.



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Competitions

Historically, Glossop has been an extremely competitive golf club and despite our size we have been extremely successful.

Here is a summary of what we will enter this year if we have enough support.

Manchester Alliance Dunham Forest – Single Matchplay Knock-out

We are past winners and this competition is for the low handicap golfers. Realistically, if you are above 7 handicap you are not going to get in this team. Usually played on Sundays.

 Manchester Alliance City Glass Men's Foursomes – Foursomes Knock-out

Again we are past winners of this competition it requires 14 members to form a team, 5 Players 0 to 9 and 9 player 10 to 18 handicap If you enjoy Foursomes this is for you. Usually played on Sundays.

 

Manchester Alliance Mixed Foursomes Knock-out

Another competition that despite our size we have won, this is the Mixed Format and we require a minimum of 6 male members plus the Captain. Played mid week and Sundays.

 

Derbyshire Foursomes Division 1 – Matchplay Foursomes

Played as a knock-out A team of 4 played off scratch handicap so if you are above 6 handicap its not for you. Normally played on Sundays but sometimes midweek.

Derbyshire Foursomes Intermediate Division – Matchplay Foursomes

Played as a knock-out A team of 4 played off 7 handicap so if you are 7 to 11 this is for you. Normally played on Sundays but sometime midweek.

Derbyshire Foursomes Division 2 – Matchplay Foursomes

Played as a knock-out A team of 4 played off 12 handicap so if you are 12 to 15 handicap this is for you. Normally played on Sundays but sometime midweek.

Derbyshire & Cheshire League – Single Matchplay

Played midweek, an opportunity for all handicaps to play matchplay and visit other courses Two divisions 0 to 12 and 10 to 20. Normally starts at about 17.00 followed by a meal afterwards is compulsory at a cost of £8.00 plus 50p tip for the staff.

Taskers Trophy

Usually played mid-week, all players 0 to 20 handicap and over 50 years of age are eligible.

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