Entry information

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Cost and entry dates

Entry cost: £85

Entries open: Wednesday 7 August 

Stage one 

Student/Competitor Deadline:
Tuesday 20 August 2019 at 23:59 
(Students/ Competitors must apply by this deadline)

Institution Administrator Approval Deadline: Thursday 22 August 2019 at 23:59
(Institutional Administrators are given 48 hours after the student/ competitor deadline to approve entries)

Stage two 

Should the competition allow more entries, a stage two entry window will open. Priority will remain with the entries received before the stage one entry closing date. Entries received in the stage two window and accepted into the competition.

Competition format

Part of the BUCS Golf Tour 2019-20 and Macpherson Order of Merit.

This is a 54 hole individual stroke play competition played over three days.

An additional team competition will run alongside the individual competition based on the individual scores. Men’s teams will consist of up to four competitors (best three scores to count each day). Women’s teams will consist of up to three competitors (best two scores to count each day).

Specific start times for all competitors will be published alongside the Event Guide.

This event has been approved by the WAGR™ Committee as a Counting Event for both men and women (subject to meeting eligibility criteria). WAGR™ is managed externally to BUCS.

BUCS Points Available

There are no BUCS points available for this competition.

Entry allowance

There is no limit on the number of competitors an institution can enter into this competition. Acceptance into the competition is based on a competitor’s handicap. The maximum limit for men is five and for women is 12. Competitors who are not accepted will be kept on a reserve list.

Guest entries

Guest entries from non-BUCS member institutions are allowed where possible. Guest competitors should contact Ben Philip, Head of Competitions, Scottish Student Sport, via e-mail to register their interest. Guest competitors need to provide the name of their home golf club, lifetime ID and exact, current handicap (handicap index for non-UK competitors) when stating their interest.

Entry process

To apply for this competition:

1. Competitor to complete competition application on BUCS Play

2. Institution administrator approves entry

3. BUCS approves/denies entry into competition and publishes confirmed entry list.

Any data will be handled in accordance with BUCS Privacy Policy.

By participating in this event you agree to adhere to BUCS General Event Disclaimer.

To check whether you are eligible to compete in BUCS competitions, please visit BUCS individual eligibility REG 6.

Withdrawals and changes

Withdrawals must be made in writing by an athletic union or students’ union and e-mailed to the BUCS Event Manager listed at the end of this document. Withdrawals after the entry closing date (Thursday 22 August 2019) will still be charged the entry fee (Reg 3.2.4). Withdrawal of a competitor does not guarantee a replacement into the competition. Reserves will only be charged an entry fee if they are accepted into the competition. Competitors who do not withdraw, and do not register at the venue, will be classified as a ‘no-show’ and charged the entry fee and an additional £50 fine payable by the competitor’s athletic union or students’ union (Reg 4.4).

Photography and broadcast

During this event various filming, photography and broadcasting may take place. By your presence at this event you grant your permission for your likeness and voice to be included in pictures and / or on film, and their advertising without compensation or credit.