IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT NO JUNIOR WILL BE ALLOWED TO PLAY IN ANY EVENT ORGANISED BY THE DCGU OR DCLGA UNLESS A CORRECTLY COMPLETED PARENTAL CONSENT FORM IS LODGED ON FILE WITH DCJGS. SUCH A FORM IS REQUIRED, BY LAW, TO BE RENEWED ANNUALLY
The DCGU organises the following meetings/competitions during the year: The Basil Steer Trophy (Club Single Knockout), The Henry Truscott Trophy (Area Teams Final), the Spring Meeting, Whitsun Meeting, Summer Meeting, & Boys' Championship, Details are on the County's Website. www.devongolfunion.org.uk
The current South Western Counties Golf Association (SWCGA) Behavioural Rules shall apply at all Championships, Meetings, Competitions, Matches and events administered by the DCGU.
In addition to the Rules of Golf and the prevailing Local Rules of the Host Club, the following Conditions of the Competition shall apply:
a) Each Club Team shall consist of 3 players (boys or girls), all of whom shall be under the age of 18years old on the first of January of the year of the Competition.
b) All players shall only be eligible to represent their Home Club and shall only represent one such Club in any calendar year commencing the 1st. January.
Match-Play Competition. Singles under handicap ½of the difference, with order of play in ascending Playing Handicap order. Handicap limits Boys 28 and Girls 36. Courtesy shots shall be awarded to girls calculated under the SSS difference and be added to the girl's handicap before any allowance is calculated.
The honour on the 1st. Tee lies with the Club drawn first in each Match.
Each Match to be played on a Course neutral to both Teams, such venues to be selected by the DCJGS Committee. Each game is to be played to a finish, until a clear result of the Match is known.
NO CADDIES ARE ALLOWED, BUT THE USE OF ELECTRIC TROLLEYS IS ENCOURAGED
a) The teams shall if possible resume play on the same day until an overall result is achieved.
b) If resumption of play on the same day is not possible and an overall result has not been achieved, the match shall be replayed on a day and at a venue to be mutually agreed or if agreement cannot be reached the date and venue shall be determined by the Junior Golf Committee. The selection of players shall not be restricted to those who took part in the discontinued match.
c) The Junior Golf Committee reserves the right to make a decision in equity when it is impossible to complete a match in accordance with the Rules of Golf.
All rounds leading to the Final shall be completed by the date stated on the Draw Sheet, and it is the responsibility of both Clubs in each Match to make all necessary arrangements with the Host Club. Representatives of both Clubs in a Match shall be responsible for advising the DCGU Secretary of the result by 22.00 hours on the day after the Match was played. In the event of a Match not being played by the relevant closing date, both Clubs shall be disqualified in the absence of totally abnormal circumstances arising in the opinion of the Junior Golf Committee. (Junior Organisers/Team Managers will be given no sympathy if a match is left "to the last moment" and difficulties occur). If difficulties do arise, the DCGU Secretary should be contacted for help or guidance.
Adults accompanying any game shall:
a) have no contact with the players except to hand them food, drink and clothing etc. and
b) at all times leave a distance of at least 25 yards between them and the players.
The Committee have NOT invoked the Note to the Rule of Golf 8 (Advice)
i.e. No person whether e.g. a Club Junior Organiser, Team Manager, Team Coach or otherwise may give advice to any player during the actual playing of a Match.