Marrum Cup

Entries are now open for the 2024 Marrum Cup week events.

Entry forms and other information about the week can be viewed in the schedule below.



One of Victoria’s most historic team competitions for women, ‘The Marrum Cup’ has been in existence for almost a century.

It takes place annually at The Barwon Heads Golf Club in early May and since 1925 has attracted generations of women, including the finest golfers from clubs across Victoria and as far afield as the Royals of Adelaide, Canberra, Queensland and Sydney and Lake Karrinyup in the West.

The trophy was first presented by Mrs. Lennox Speirs in 1925 and named after the Marram Grass (Ammophila arenaria) that grows along the dunes and sandy beaches adjacent to the course along the Surf Coast. It was misspelt by mistake but Marrum it has become.

What began in 1925 as a one-day competition now comprises of four days of individual and team events with up to 160 golfers taking part. The Club is extremely proud to hold an historic Victorian event that is a celebration of Australian women’s amateur golf.


Marrum Cup history Women golfers with bags at the Barwon Heads Golf Club


Event Dates

Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 May 2024


Clubs have been invited to enter. The full program, entry forms and conditions of play can also be viewed below. Please note that renovations to the Clubhouse will be underway but the 2024 Marrum Cup will be largely unaffected as the Clubhouse will remain open and fully operational to members and guests until 31 May 2024. However, construction workers and infrastructure will be visible around the Clubhouse precinct and some noise disruptions (7.00am-4.00pm) can be expected while work is undertaken on a southern extension.

In 2025 the Marrum Cup will celebrate its 100th anniversary.


Notes regarding the entry procedure

  • Please ensure that all information is submitted when you return your entry form. Forms with TBA are not considered to be complete.
  • Please also complete the forms to the best of your knowledge with the names of those competing. As the draws are seeded, it is important to have the correct information when the draws are compiled.
  • Phone entries will not be accepted. 
  • Forms must be completed and returned to the Club via email or post, along with payment.
  • Conditions of play and additional information can be viewed below.




Monday 6 May 2024

Event No. 1: Barbara Parsons Trophy

$40 per player                

* Presentations to be made at the end of the day                                                      

  • Players may only play in Event # 1 or Event # 2

  • 18 holes Stableford.

  •  70 years & over.

  •  Golf Australia handicap limit 31 on date of play

Barbara Parsons & Jeanne Heweston Trophy 2024 – Entry Form


Event No. 2: Jeanne Heweston Trophy   

$20 per player

* Presentations to be made at the end of the day           

  • Players may only play in Event # 1 or Event # 2

    Nine holes Stableford. (Holes 1-9)

  •  70 years & over.

  •  Golf Australia handicap limit 54 on date of play

Barbara Parsons & Jeanne Heweston Trophy 2024 – Entry Form




Tuesday 7 May 2024

Event No. 3: Bramerton Cup – 

$50 per player

*Presentations to be made at the dinner – See below for booking information.

  •  18 Holes Stroke Handicap.

  •  Golf Australia handicap limit 21 on date of play

  •  Best gross score – Ellie Skene Memorial Cup

  •  NTP’s on 4th and 17th holes

  •  Limit of six players from any golf club* 

  •  Clubs with more than six entries may have some of their players balloted out if capacity is reached

Bramerton Cup 2024 – Entry Form

*The Women’s Golf Sub-Committee will select the players to represent The Barwon Heads Golf Club

Tuesday Clubhouse Dinner

Please book early as this event usually becomes fully booked.

The Club would like to invite you to join us for drinks, entertainment and dinner, from 6:30pm in the Members’ Lounge. The casual two-course dinner includes a welcome drink on arrival and a glass of wine during dinner. Cost: $75

Please note any dietary requirements on the dinner booking form.

Please book using the booking form PDF or call the Club on 5255 6255. Please provide your name and club to assist with seating allocation.

Dinner booking form



Wednesday 8 May 2024

Event No. 4: The Max Bell Foursomes Cup – 

$80 per pair

* Presentations to be made at the end of the day           

  •  18 Hole Stroke Handicap

  •  Prizes awarded to the top three pairs

  • Golf Australia handicap limit 21 on date of play

  • Best gross score

Max Bell Foursomes Cup 2024 – Entry form


Thursday 9 May 2023

Event No.5: The Marrum Cup – 

$180 per team of three

*Presentations to be made ASAP after the event                                              

  •  Team event (one team per club and all three players must be from the same club)

  •  18 Hole Stroke Handicap

  •  Golf Australia handicap limit 21 on date of play

  •  Prizes awarded to the top three teams

  • Each team member is automatically entered in all eligible events on the day; Captain’s Cup, Associates’ Cup, Professionals’ Trophy and Cecily Lascelles Cup (if playing on Tuesday).

Marrum Cup 2024 – Entry form

Marrum Cup (Thursday 9 May)  

Concurrent events

Captain’s Cup

  • Stroke Handicap
  • 18 holes to be played in conjunction with the Marrum Cup

Associates’ Cup                                           

  • Best Gross Score

Professionals’ Trophy

  • Best Gross Score. Golf Australia Handicap 16-21

Cicely Lascelles Cup                  

  •  Aggregate Stroke Handicap – with events 3 & 5


Please don’t hesitate in contacting the Golf Operations Manager, Narelle Alford, if you need any assistance relating to the Marrum Cup.

We look forward to hosting this year’s Marrum Cup week and hope to see players from your club here at Barwon Heads.


BHGC Marrum Cup Secretary

The Barwon Golf Club

Golf Links Rd,



Email – Narelle Alford (Golf Operations Manager) 

Draw: Refer to this page or for regular updates of all events. When the draws are published they will appear on this page. Please note that they are live timesheets and may change. Please refer to it on the day of play.

Further information

Breakfast: For players is available in the Clubhouse.

Lunch: Sandwiches & light meals available in the Clubhouse daily. (Sandwiches available from 9.00am.)

Dinner: An a la carte dinner is available in the Clubhouse each night in the Clubhouse. Reservations via the Club office. Telephone 03 5255 6255

Accommodation: There are 19 ensuite guest rooms available in the Clubhouse. Please enquire or confirm your existing reservation on 03 5255 6255.

Dress code: The Club has a dress code. Members and visitors are expected to dress in a manner in keeping with the Club’s standards, traditions and welcoming environment.

Dress code on the course: Neat attire includes a collared shirt/polo, tailored trousers/shorts/skirt and soft spike golf shoes. These are the minimum requirements. See the website for more details

Dress code in the Clubhouse: In most areas, smart golfing attire suitable for the course is also suitable in the clubhouse. Blue denim is not allowed on the course or in the Clubhouse.



Marrum Cup week entry conditions click here

2024 Clubhouse Renovations Information – Marrum Cup