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DEBRA Golf Pairs Match-play Knock-out

DEBRA Golf Pairs Match-play Knock-out

The DEBRA Pairs Match-play Knock-out is another great way to meet DEBRA golfers. The final will be played at a prestigious English Golf Club. The prize for the victorious pair will be advised shortly.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the semi-final of the 2020 competition is not yet complete. The final will take place in the Spring of 2021. The current status can be seen below. The victorious pair will win the fantastic prize of a 5 night stay for two at Constance Lemuria, Seychelles (bed & breakfast in a Junior Suite, flights not included), generously sponsored by Constance Hotels and Resorts.

download the 2020 draw sheet here

Booking for the 2021 competition is now open. Closing date for entries is Sunday 21 February. Please book following the link below or email now for further information.

Book your 2021 pair now

DEBRA Pairs Match-play Knock-out 2021 rules:

  • Entry fee is £60 per pair, payable in advance.
  • The competition is open to both men and ladies (any combination) who hold current handicaps (WHS Handicap Index - men max 28, ladies max 36).
  • The format is four-ball better ball match play where the lowest handicap player gives strokes to the other three players based on 90% of the difference between the lowest WHS Course Handicap and that of each player.
  • In mixed matches, men play from the allocated tee of the day at the venue of play, ladies play from the red tees, WHS Course Handicap to be calculated accordingly. Stroke Index to be taken from the men's card.
  • Depending upon the number of entries, we will endeavour to ensure that the initial round matches are not geographically too far apart. 
  • We will leave it to the pairs drawn to agree on home, away or neutral venue for each match, using a coin toss as the decider where needed. (The DEBRA team will be happy to toss a coin on your behalf.) When playing at home we expect the home team, if club members, to split the guest fee with their opponents.
  • After each round you will need to submit your result to in time for the draw for each subsequent round. Please also advise us of any handicap changes during the tournament.
  • Closing date for entry - 21 February 2021. Draw to be announced by end February.
  • First round to be completed by 25 April, second round by 20 June, third round by 1 August, fourth round by 5 September and fifth round by 3 October 2021.
  • The final will be played at a prestigious English course in late 2021 or early 2022 on a date to be agreed with the finalists and our host venue (no green fees to pay).
  • The winning pair will also receive a trophy each and fantastic prize, details yet to be confirmed. 

Please email if you have any questions about this competition.


2019 DEBRA Golf Pairs Match-play

2019 saw the fourth year of this competition. The Final match was hard fought on Sunningdale New Course on 19 November.  Pin High, Lionel Smith and Ciaran Cunningham  were the eventual victors over Hook & Hack, Karen and Mark Osborne and won a fantastic 5 night stay for two at Constance Lemuria, Seychelles (bed & breakfast in a Junior Suite, flights not included) courtesy of Constance Hotels and Resorts.

 See the 2019 final draw sheet here

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