The Konica Minolta annual tournament will be held on Sunday 4th December 2016, followed by lunch at the Putters Inn provided by Konica Minolta. Sign up is available via HowDidIDo and the PSI machines. Unfortunately we have only today received the Competition rules from Konica Minolta:
Following please find the rules as set by Konica Minolta;
1. The minimum age of the participants is 21 years old on the date that the local pre-tournament takes place.
2. The pre-tournament can be existing of: an 18-hole event, a 9-hole event or and 18- and 9-hole event. This depends on the ability of the golfers/participants.
3. For a player to participate in the 18-hole event, he/she must have a minimum handicap of 28 and an official handicap certificate. This certificate needs to be made available for the final event.
4. Players can not have the Pro-status.
5. Please also include a “longest drive” and a “nearest to printer” competition during the event.
For all events we have the following handicap classification:
Class Handicap Handicap Certificate Required *
A – Class 0 – 18.1 Yes
B – Class 18.2 – 28 Yes
C – Class 28.1 – … No
6. All C-Class players can only participate in the 9-hole event.
7. A winner of each class will be allowed to participate in the final event of the Konica Minolta – CAMEA Golf Cup. The winner(s) accommodation, a 2-night stay incl. food – in Cape Town will be paid for by Konica Minolta.
8. The final event of the Konica Minolta – CAMEA Golf Cup will exist of an 18-hole event and a 9-hole event.
9. The overall winner of the final event (category A or B) in February will be invited to defend his or her title in the next final event, but will not be able to win again. The winner of the C-class event will be awarded special award.
10. The pre-tournament and final tournament are played in the STABLEFORD format. (final event will be played in this format).
Currently we have seven juniors signed up who are under 21 years and three ladies with handicaps over 28. These players cannot win the competition. As things stand we are willing to let them play in the competition, if there is space, providing they are aware that they cannot win.