Pacifico Bar Golf Society Rules:

  1. There is a joining fee of €30. The annual subscriptions will be €10 per year thereafter (the annual fee runs from 1st January to 31st December). If a Member's payment has elapsed for more than one annual fee period then that Member's status will be changed to Guest status automatically.

  2. Competition Details :
    • All competitions will be Stableford events and will be played off full handicaps.
    • The Doubles event will be seeded ie one low handicap drawn with one high handicap.
    • The SWIPE Cup ( teams representing Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Portugal and England ) will be a 4 person team event.
    • The Committee/Captain will determine the groupings and order of play for each event.
    • There will be a competition entrance fee of €5 for Members, and €10 for Guests (Pot Money) for each event entered (these fees are used to help fund the prizes and trophies for that day's event) .
    • The presentations will take place in the Pacifico Bar approximately 1 hour after the last competitor has completed that day's event. All completed score cards must be submitted to that day's golf officials before this time, to be recorded for the event. Any cards submitted after the 1 hour deadline may be disqualified.

  3. Booking in:
    • To play in an event, Members/Guests should either, write their name on the board in Big Al's Pacifico Bar or complete the online BOOKING IN form on the website ( bookings over the telephone will not be accepted ).
    • Any names received after an event's allocation is full will be put on the Reserve List.
    • In the event of an event being fully booked members will take precedent on the reserve list.
    • Cancellations should be made at the earliest possible opportunity, using the same methods as booking in ( with our CANCELLATION FORM, if done online ).
      ANY CANCELLATIONS RECEIVED WITHIN 24 HOURS PRIOR TO AN
      EVENT MAY RESULT IN THE RELEVANT MEMBER/GUEST HAVING
      TO PAY THE FULL GREEN FEE !

  4. Handicaps:
    • Members start with their current club handicap ( if they do not have a handicap the Committee will allocate one ).
    • Handicap adjustments are made after every Pacifico Golf Society event, in accordance with the rules below.
    • Every second year (ie. Feb 2016, Feb 2018 etc.) handicaps will be restored to a valid current home club EGU or Federation handicap.

  5. The monthly handicap adjustments are made are as follows:
    • Winning an event (excluding the Doubles and the SWIPE Cup) will result in a handicap adjustment of :
      • Handicap category 1 (handicaps 0-9) receive a 1 shot reduction.
      • Handicap category 2 (handicaps 10-19) receive a 2 shot reduction.
      • Handicap category 3 (handicaps 20+) receive a 3 shot reduction.

    • Finishing 2nd in an event (excluding the Doubles and the SWIPE Cup) will result in a handicap adjustment of :
      • Handicap category 1 (handicaps 0-9) receive a 0.5 shot reduction.
      • Handicap category 2 (handicaps 10-19) receive a 1 shot reduction.
      • Handicap category 3 (handicaps 20+) receive a 2 shot reduction.

    • Finishing 3rd in an event (excluding the Doubles and the SWIPE Cup) will result in a handicap adjustment of :
      • Handicap category 1 (handicaps 0-9) receive a 0.2 shot reduction.
      • Handicap category 2 (handicaps 10-19) receive a 0.5 shot reduction.
      • Handicap category 3 (handicaps 20+) receive a 1 shot reduction.

    • The last member in an event (excluding the Doubles and the SWIPE Cup) will receive a handicap adjustment of :
      • Handicap category 1 (handicaps 0-9) receive a 0.5 shot increase.
      • Handicap category 2 (handicaps 10-19) receive a 1 shot increase
      • Handicap category 3 (handicaps 20+) receive a 1.5 shot increase

    • Any Stableford Score of over 36 points will result in a handicap adjustment, as follows:
      • Handicap 0 to 9 = Reduction of 0.1 for each point over 36 points
      • Handicap 10 to 19 =Reduction of 0.2 for each point over 36 points
      • Handicap 20+ = Reduction of 0.3 for each point over 36 points

    • The Committee and/or Captain shall have the power to adjust the handicaps of
      Members/Guests irrespective of handicaps in other clubs or societies at any time.

  6. New Members:
    • New Members cannot win a 'main prize' ( eg 1st, 2nd or 3rd place) on their first game with the Society - they are, however, eligible for nearest the pin and the longest drive prizes. A new Member's handicap may be amended as necessarily determined by the Committee/Captain.

  7. Guests:
    • Guests are very welcome to play in any of the competitions depending on the availability of places, and are subject to compliance with the Society's Rules.
    • Guests are not eligible for the Members cups/prizes, but will be part of a separate 'Guests only' competition for each event, and they are also eligible for the nearest the pin and longest drive prizes.

  8. In the event of a dispute of any kind whatsoever the Captain's decision of the resolution on the matter will be fully binding and non negotiable.
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