Rabbits

Rabbits are those Men who have a playing handicap of 16 or over.The section organises a number of club events each year.The Rabbits Manager is always pleased to hear from golfers who would like to participate in any of these events.

The section operates on the basis of giving as many opportunities as possible to all.

See below for details of competitions and events.

The Club is a member of the Yorkshire Rabbit Golf Association (see below).

Rabbits Knockout

A competition for the Rabbits Trophy.

There is a small entry fee.

The winner receives a "replica" trophy.

Entries close by late March or early April.

Bridgewater Trophy (Rabbits Cup)

A full handicap Medal or Stableford event normally held on a Saturday or Sunday in June or July.

Book your own tee times and enter at the screen in the Pro Shop on the day.

There is a small entry fee.

The winner also receives a "replica" trophy.

Rabbits Spring & Autumn Stablefords

Full handicap events on a Saturday in April or early May, and again in September.

Book your own tee times and enter at the screen in the Pro Shop on the day.

There is a small entry fee.

Friendly Fixtures

These are arranged, on a home and away basis, with other local clubs.

These are normally held at 3:30 on a Thursday or Friday.

The Rabbits Manager will ask all those who are interested to enter their names on a list on the notice board by about the end of March.

He will then allocate all players to fixtures so that the available places are shared equally over those prepared to play.

The teams are not chosen by any form of ranking or past performance.

Changes to the list of names for a match will have to be adjusted as the date approaches so the Manager will also ask for volunteers who might be able to make themselves available at short notice.

Late applicants will be accommodated, as far as possible, as these adjustments are being made.

Buster Ramsden Trophy

The trophy is an annual competition held between Beauchief, Birley Wood and Tinsley Park Rabbits teams.

The format is Better Ball Stableford with each pair's score added together for the team score.

Each team plays two home and two away matches with up to twenty members per side.

Fowler Trophy (Yorkshire Rabbits)

A foursomes knockout event in which the club enters two pairs.

The draw, when made, will determine which matches will be played at home and which away.

There is no handicap allowance but one player must have a handicap greater than 20.

Players must be aged 18 or over.

There are very strict rules to ensure each round is played to time.

The Rabbits Manager will select the teams.

Thornton Trophy (Yorkshire Rabbits)

A one-day event usually in May at a Yorkshire Golf Course for a team of two, one with a handicap 16-19 and one with 20-28.

Players must be aged 18 or over.

Each player returns a Medal card and the best net score for the 2 card total wins.

The Rabbits Manager will select the team.

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