Event/Trophy History

MEN’S EVENTS

Board and Trophy Events

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  • Quarterly Medals
  • Summer (January) Par
  • Autumn (April) Stroke
  • Winter (August) Par
  • Spring (October) Stroke

J M Gubbins Trophy – First played 1987 – Singles Stableford. Played in January.

A J M Shepherd Trophy – First played 1965 – 18 holes Par. Played on a Wednesday in January.

H F Tucker Foursomes – First played 1974 Stroke Handicap qualifying round, played during August. Four pairs to qualify for foursomes match play knockout finals.

Alex Russell Trophy – First played 1963 – 36 holes Stroke Handicap. Played over the two rounds of Club Championships.

Richard Hallowes Trophy – First played 1997 – Best qualifying score in the Club Championship.

Club Championship – First played 1922 – 36 holes (2 qualifying rounds) over the weekend proceeding the Labour Day weekend. Best eight players proceed to match play finals in the Club Championships and B Grade. Best four players proceed to match play finals in C Grade. Qualifiers for match play contest their matches on the Saturday & Sunday of Labour Day weekend, with the final being held on Labour Day. GA Handicaps A Grade 0-11, B Grade 11.1-19, C Grade 19.1-36

Joe Scudamore Memorial Trophy – First played 2015 – Nett event played in conjunction with Veterans Championship in October. 4 players qualify for match play finals.

Centenary Medal Match Play Knockout – First played 2007 – Knockout draw compiled after the completion of the club championships. Top nett scores from the Club Championship qualifying rounds and all the championship grade winners to make up to 16 players.

Geoff Gubbins Memorial Trophy – First played 2015 – Singles Stableford. Played Saturday of Easter weekend.

T E Bostock Memorial – First played 1963- 18 holes Par. Played on Easter Monday.

Graham Trophy – First played 1972 -18 holes Par for players 65years and over. Played in conjunction with the Bostock Trophy.

Services Cup – First played 1935 -18 holes Par from the red tees. Open to all members who have served in any of the 3 services including those members who served as part of National Service. Played in April in conjunction with the Anzac Cup for non-servicemen.

The Bradfield Bucket – First played 2003 – A 4BBB played on a Saturday in Autumn. Partners drawn prior to a black tie dinner held on Friday night.

Leslie Sprague Memorial Cup – First played 1946 – 4BBB Knockout.

Russell Cup – First played 1955 – 18 holes Stroke Handicap. Played on a Wednesday during the spring school holidays.

Handicapper’s Trophy – First played 1948 -18 hole singles Stroke Handicap Knockout. Stableford qualifying round to be played on 17 June with top 32 to qualify for stroke handicap match play.

Inauguration Cup – First played 1922 – 36 holes Stroke Handicap. Played on 2 successive Saturdays during Winter.

Ian Wall Father & Son Fourball – First played 2006 – 4BBB Stableford open to Father & Sons or Stepfather & Stepsons. Both players must be members with current handicaps, and entries are to be made as pairs. Played on a Sunday in November.

G C Adams Scratch Foursomes – First played 1987 – 4 best qualifying pairs play match play knockout finals. Played in conjunction with the HF Tucker Foursomes in August.

W J (Bud) Russell Trophy – First played 1980 – 18 holes Stableford.

President’s v Captain’s Teams Match – First played 1965 – All members welcome to play. 4BBB match play. Teams selected by the President and Captain in the week prior.

Shaw Foursomes – First played 1956 – Played on a Sunday in November. Preceded by dinner and calcutta on Saturday night.

W H Swanton Cup – First played 1951 – 18 holes Stroke handicap for members over 40 years. Played on a Wednesday during July.

Wednesday Golfer’s Cup – First played 2001 – Played on selected Wednesdays throughout the year. Best 3 Stableford scores count.

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WOMEN’S EVENTS

Aggregate Scratch Medal Trophy: Best 3 rounds.
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs P. Learmonth.

Appreciation Salver: Played in the lead up to Marrum Cup.
Gift of the Marrum Cup meeting visitors.
Endowed by the late Mrs C. Cameron.

Barwonleigh Bowl: Nett aggregate of two rounds.  Handicap as of first round.
Endowed by Mrs J. Ingram

Berachah Cup: 8 pairs to qualify for match play.
Endowed by Mrs S. Chatfield & Ms P. Catt

Best Scratch Score for Season: (Tuesday only, excluding Marrum Cup and Championship Meeting).
Trophy: Mrs D. Gaunt.

Beth Jacka Trophy for Putting:  Best 3 rounds on allotted dates.
Run in conjunction with the E.L. Hayne Trustee Putting competition.  Top 8 Club Members (men & women) qualify to play off in 18 hole match play on the putting green.  Held in January.

Beth Lees Memorial: Stableford in 2 divisions.
Golf Australia handicap Silver  Scr – 21, Bronze 21.1 – 45
Endowed by the family of the late Mr H.A. Lees

Beth Palmer Salver: Best 4 Nett scores on allotted dates.
Endowed by Mr M. Palmer.

Blakeney Canadian Foursomes: One 18 hole Stroke round.  Partners drawn from entry list

Boronia Cup: 4BBB Stableford

Club Championships

For the Club Championship the following GA Handicap grading applies:

A Grade           0-15
B Grade           15.1-23
C Grade           23.1-45

Veterans Championships

For the Veterans Championship the following Age limits apply:

Veterans 60 – 64 years
Senior Veterans  65 – 69 years
Super Veterans  70+ years

Centenary Medal Match Play Knockout
Knockout draw compiled after the completion of the club championships.  Top nett scores from the Club Championship qualifying rounds and all the championship grade winners to make up to 16 players.

Veterans Match Play Championships: Ages 65 and over
Played in October.  Scratch event. Top 4 scores qualify for match play finals

Mrs Diana Learmonth Memorial Trophy – First played in 2015.
Nett event.  Played in conjunction with the Veterans Match Play Championship.
4 players qualify for handicap match play finals.
Presented by the family of the late Mrs P. Learmonth.

Clayre Gubbins Trophy:Singles Stableford.
Endowed by the families of the late Geoffrey and Neil Gubbins

Committee Cup:  For current Committee Members, to be played annually.
Presented by Mrs A.D. Scott & the late Mrs F. Healy
Endowed by Mrs A.D. Scott

Doris Chambers Cup: Winners to represent Club in final in Melbourne.

Downing Ambrose: 4 person Ambrose, with entry as individuals or teams of men, women or mixed.  No handicap restrictions.  Played on Anzac Day.

Eclectic – Nellie McLeish Perpetual Trophy:  Tuesday competitions March – October.
Endowed by Mrs C. Edge.

Hicks Four Ball Best Ball – Knockout:
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs J.C. Hicks.

Jamieson Trophy:  (65 years and over.) Best three 9 holes Stableford during the season on allotted dates.
Endowed by the Jamieson Family.

Janet Salmon Trophy:  For greatest reduction of handicap from Feb – Oct (previous winners ineligible).
Endowed by the Salmon Family.

Lennox Speirs Trophy: Knockout Match Play. Golf Australia handicap 21.1-45.
Endowed by Mr H. McIntyre

Macdonald Trophy:  Knockout Match Play.  Golf Australia handicap Scratch – 21.
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs I.D. Macdonald.

McInnes Trophy:  One player Golf Australia handicap Scratch – 21, partner 21.1+.
4 pairs to qualify for Match Play.

Mrs G.K. Russell Memorial Canadian Foursomes: 4 pairs to qualify for match play.

Oaks Day Cup:
Presented by Mrs B.J. Gubbins.  Endowed by Mrs B.J. Gubbins

Pam Hawker Trophy:  Stableford
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs P. Hawker

Rene Austin Brooch:  Winner to play for Brooch at S.W.G.A. meeting.

G.F. Rutledge Cup:  18 holes nett – par 3 course

Sue Pizzey Trophy: Award for Pennant player.
Endowed by the Pizzey Family

Thornthwaite Easter Bogey Cup:  Par Easter Monday

Trilogy Cup:
Presented by Mrs J. Stoyles.  Endowed by Mrs J. Stoyles.

S.W.G.A. Silver Salver Foursomes:  Best district nett score.
Veteran’s Knockout
Knockout Match Play.  70 years & over.

Women’s Foursomes Championship:
2 qualifying rounds, with 4 pairs to qualify for match play finals.  To be played in October.  Endowed by Mrs S.E. Austin

MARRUM CUP WEEK

Barbara Parsons Trophy: 18 holes Stableford.  70 years & over.   GA handicap limit of 32.

Jeanne Heweston Trophy: 9 holes Stableford, in conjunction with the Barbara Parsons Trophy.  70 years & over.  GA handicap of 32.

Bramerton Cup: 18 holes stroke handicap.  GA handicap limit of 21.

Ellie Skene Memorial:  Best gross score in the Bramerton Cup.

Max Bell Foursomes Cup: 18 holes stroke handicap.  GA handicap limit of 21.  Best gross score.
Endowed by Mrs R. Spry

The Marrum Cup:  Teams event (3 players).  18 holes stroke handicap. GA handicap limit of 21.

Captain’s Cup:  Stroke handicap.  18 holes played in conjunction with Marrum Cup.

Associate’s Cup: Best gross score.

Professional’s Trophy:  Best Gross score.  GA handicap 1 – 21.

Cicely Lascelles Cup:   Aggregate stroke handicap.  Combination of Bramerton and Marrum Cups.

JUNIOR GOLF WEEK

Entries for the events listed below will be accepted from Junior Members and Children, Grandchildren and Step Children of current Members.

Ruth Healy Trophy:  Adult and junior foursomes.  Partners drawn.
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs F. Healy

Hayne Lempriere Mixed Foursomes Trophy:  Junior boys and girls.  9 holes on main course.  Partners drawn.
Endowed by Mrs R. Weir and the family of the late Mr R. Lempriere

Wallace Cup:  14-17 year old boys.  9 holes on main course.
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs J.P. Wallace

Virginia Simpson Trophy: 14-17 year old girls.  9 holes on main course.
Endowed by Mrs S.H. Perchey

Herbert Lees Memorial Cup: 11-13 year old boys.  6 holes on main course.
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs M. Lees

Margaret & John Wilson Trophy:  11-13 year old girls.  6 holes on main course.
Endowed by their 3 daughters.

H.M. Lowe Trophy:  9 & 10 year old boys and girls.  Par 3 course.
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs M. Lowe

8 years & under boys & girls:  Par 3 course.

C.L. Winser Trophy:  Boys 9 holes on the Par 3 course.

Dawn Macdonald Trophy:  Girls 9 holes on the Par 3 course.  Presented by Mrs Dawn Macdonald

R.A. Austin Foursomes Cup: Mother & daughter or granddaughter.  9 holes on main course.  Presented by Mrs Bud Batrouney

Bobbie Bowen Foursomes Cup:  Father & son or grandson.  9 holes on main course.
Endowed by the family of the late Mrs Bobbie Bowen

Kay Lempriere Foursomes Cup:   Parent & child or grandchild of opposite sex.  9 holes on main course.
Presented by Mrs Nooky Michelmore and the family of the late Mr R. Lempriere

MEMBERS’ INTER-CLUB EVENTS

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Barwon Heads v Sorrento Rip Cup – First played 1968. Men’s teams match 4BBB v Sorrento Golf Club. Played annually on the first Friday in January on alternating courses.

Barwon Heads v Royal Melbourne – First played 1957. Men’s teams match (4BBB). Played each year in May at RMGC and October at BHGC.

Barwon Heads v Royal Adelaide – First played 1973 4BBB match play, teams of approximately 16. Played biennially on alternating courses.

Barwon Heads v Elanora – First played 1997 – Teams of approximately 40 players (20 men and 20 women). Played annually on alternating courses.

Barwon Heads v The National The National Heads Trophy – First played 1993 -Mixed 4BBB Match. Played annually on alternating courses.

Barwon Heads v Kingston Heath  The BASH Cup – First played 2015 – Men’s 4BBB Stableford match. Played annually on alternating courses.

Barwon Heads v Huntingdale The Corsair Cup – First played 2001 – Mixed 4BBB match. Played annually on the day after the AFL grand final on alternating courses.

Barwon Heads v 13th Beach – First played 2004 – Men’s – Played at Barwon Heads on the Wednesday of Victorian Golf Open in February and at 13th Beach on the Wednesday of Marrum Cup Week in May.

Mixed – Played on a Sunday in June on alternating courses.

Pennant – Mens and Womens

Teams contest scratch match play against affiliated Clubs in the South Western Golf Association.

COMBINED MEN & WOMEN CLUB MIXED EVENTS

Thomas McKellar Trophy – First played 1951 – 18 holes mixed Foursomes Stroke Handicap played on New Year’s Day. Open to Honorary Members.

E L Hayne Trustees Putting Competition – First played 1994 -Qualifying via count your putt events throughout the year. Best 3 putting rounds count. Eight qualify for match play knockout finals to be played in January. Played in conjunction with the Women’s Beth Jacka Putting Competition.

Burston Trophy – First played 1958 – Mixed Foursomes Knockout competition. First Round Conditions and Subsequent Round Conditions.

Veterans Championships – Played in October. 36 hole (2 Qualifying Rounds). Best 4 players proceed to scratch match play knockout finals.

Par 3 Championships – Over 18 holes. Open to men, women & juniors GA Handicaps A Grade 0-12, B Grade 12.1-25, C Grade 25.1-45. Played in January.

Peter Hay Trophy – First played 2009 – Awarded to the lowest score of the Par 3 championships regardless of handicap. Played in January.

Cunningham Trophy – First played 1977 – Canadian Mixed Foursomes Stableford. Played on a Saturday during January, in aid of Red Cross.

Gatehouse Trophy – First played 1975 – Canadian Mixed Foursomes Stroke on Easter Sunday.

Downing Ambrose – First played 1981 – 4 person Ambrose, with entry as individuals or teams of men, women or mixed. No handicap restrictions. Played on Anzac Day.

Munro Quaich – First played 1973 – Canadian Mixed Foursomes (partners drawn) played on the Sunday of Queen’s Birthday weekend.

S F Mann Cup – First played 1952 – 18 Holes Mixed Foursomes Stroke Handicap.

Centenary Medal – First played 2007 – 4BBB Stableford, held in October. Members must enter as a mixed pair.

Sangster Trophy – First played 1977 – Canadian Mixed Foursomes. Stroke Handicap.

Lucifer Trophy – First played 1994 – Mixed 4BBB Stableford.

Professional’s v Captain’s Teams Match – First played 1964 – All members welcome to play. 4BBB match play. Teams selected by the Professionals and Captain in the week prior.

EVENTS FOR NON-MEMBERS

Invitational Team Events

The Barwon Cup, Vincent Cup, and Barwon Plate are all invitational four-member men’s team events where teams are entered by their Club.

Invitational Challenge Trophy – First played 2002 (men) and 2014 (women)

Men – A three-day, four member, teams event principally for reciprocal and linked Clubs, participants stay in the house during the event. Played in June.

Women – A two-day, four member, teams event principally for reciprocal and linked Clubs, participants stay in the house during the event. Played in August.