17 Oct 2023 GORING & STREATLEY Results





Club address:  Rectory Road, Streatley-on-Thames, Berkshire, RG8 9QA     Tel: 01491 873229 


Format: Play will be in fourballs from 9:02am on the 1st tee.  The draw is online for the event. 

The scoring format will be Betterball Stableford. Playing Handicap will be 85% of Course Handicap.

The leading 8 pairs will qualify for the Grand Final.


Practice round:  The club has very kindly offered a discounted green fee.  Tee times must be booked in advance on the number above stating you are a competitor in the Vale do Lobo Matchplay Regional Final.


Rules: The Rules of Golf as laid down by the R&A will apply along with any relevant Local Rules.


Tees: Play will be from the white or medal tees for men depending on the weather conditions on the day and from the red tees for ladies.


Handicap: Maximum        Men – 18         Ladies – 24

You will be required to provide up to date proof of your current handicap on the day. Please note it will not be acceptable to ask us to check your handicap on the internet.


Catering:  Coffee and bacon rolls will be included on arrival.  There will be no catering following play.


Dress code: There is no need to change into a jacket & tie after play. The presentation will take place within a few minutes of the last match finishing. Normal dress regulations will apply on the course.


Card playoff:  In the case of tied scores places will be decided on a card playoff over the last 9, 6, 3, 1 hole/s as they appear on the scorecard regardless of starting tee. Any team losing out on a card playoff will be offered another chance to qualify at the Play Off event at Sandwell Park, West Midlands on Friday October 27th.


GPS & Lasers:  The use of GPS and laser range finding equipment is permitted as under the R&A Rules of Golf the use of smart phones and other devices which provide additional information such as wind speed/direction and distance taking into account gradient is in breach of the Rules of Golf.


Caddies:  Caddies may be used but any catering will be at their own expense.


Buggies:  The use of buggies is permitted and the buggy is the full responsibility of the player/s who is hiring it.


Grand Final: The Grand Final will be played at the superb Vale do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort, Algarve, Portugal between Thursday 4th and Monday 8th January 2024.  The prize will include: £150 contribution per competitor towards return flights from UK to Faro; airport transfers in Portugal; four nights’ accommodation in the luxury apartments at Vale do Lobo; four rounds of golf including two rounds on the spectacular Ocean Course and two rounds on the magnificent Royal Course; Welcome Drinks and Presentation Dinner; some great prizes for the winners and a lot of fun for everyone.