We hold Open competitions throughout the year and welcome visitors of all abilities to The Links at Fleetwood.
Due to the World Handicap System launch issues that have affected all clubs in the country, we are postponing the launch of our Opens until the New Year.
We hope to make them ready for sign up on 1 March should we be confident that the systems are working by then.
Events will include:
The Spencer Trophy - 36 hole gentlemen's scratch medal
The Newton Jubilee - 18 hole gentlemen's mid-handicap medal
Various pair's events for Gentlemen, Ladies, Mixed Team & Senior golfers.
The Wyre Festival - A four player team event held over two days in conjunction with Knott End Golf Club.
9 hole mixed singles open.
Junior singles open for boys and girls.
2021 regulations for entry:
Entries are accepted ONLINE ONLY. You can enter via the "Future Competition" links below using your CDH number. Click the name of an event to see the format and Terms of Competition.
A valid CDH number is required for all competitors and you will require a Fully Developed Handicap Index (i.e. 20 scores on your WHS record) to ensure the integrity of our events. Handicap Index limits are listed in the competition links.
The system will allow you to book two tee times if you are a visitor and wish to enter your friends at the same time. If you want to book more than two tee times, please divide them amongst yourselves and enter online accordingly.
Payment is due on entry by the person making the booking. Any unpaid entries will be deleted automatically. Payment on the day is not accepted. Reserving tee times by telephone is not permitted.
All our events close for sign up 7 days in advance, at which point we email the pre-event information to all competitors. No further bookings are accepted after this point. If you sign up playing partners, please make sure to enter email address contact details. This ensures you receive all pre-event information after sign up closes.
Automatic reserve list are activated for all events, if the start sheet is full you can still enter to be next in line. Reserves will be allocated when sign up closes and contacted should a player withdraw. Any non-playing reserves will be automatically refunded after the event.
If you have an issue booking, please email firstname.lastname@example.org detailing the problem and we will happily assist. Please provide names, CDH numbers and home clubs.
Results and Prizes
Results and prize amounts will be published online and all entrants emailed following the completion of an event. Winners will be contacted directly the week after with claim details. We aim to do this on the day, but due to the current pandemic and need for safety, please allow up to 4 days for results due to current COVID scorecard checking regulations that ensures the safety of our volunteers.
2s competition on the day are run by the Pro Shop. Please visit the shop before play to enter. Claim prizes in the shop after you have entered your score into the system.
Players may withdraw themselves via the website and receive a full refund up to the sign up closing date. Any withdrawals/no-shows after sign up closes will forfeit any refund to cover administration costs. Refunds and prizes are processed manually in bulk by our Finance Team the week after the event.
After sign up closes 7 days in advance, all entrants will be contacted by email with the FGC Code of Conduct, detailing our current club regulations. All players must adhere to our Code of Conduct and any Local Rules. Any player not following our guidelines will be asked to leave the club and no refund will be given.
Terms of Competition are listed in the details for each event below.
Competitions are run under the R&A Rules of Golf.
Ties are decided by card play off. No player may win more than one prize on offer. All trophies remain in the club house.
Caddies are permitted. Fore-caddying is not permitted and player's will be subject to disqualification.
The Competition Committee reserve the right to refuse entry to any applicant. The decision of the Competition Committee on all points will be final.
The club are reviewing this on a constant basis. If any Open events are cancelled/postponed, all entrants who have registered will be contacted as soon as any decisions are made, detailing your options. Email is the method we communicate to competitors.
We thank you for your support of the club and understanding at this difficult time. Anyone who can not attend an event due to locdown restrictions will receive a full refund.