TITLES The FIRE SPORT UK Four Nations Golf Championship.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To provide a further means of fostering relationships between members of Local Authorities Fire Brigades through the opportunity of sportsmanship, fellowship and healthy exercise afforded by the Royal and Ancient game of golf.
FREQUENCY The competitions shall be played annually in the 1st two weeks of July
ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER The competition shall be open to members of Local Authority Fire Brigades throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who are members of the Fire Service Sports and Athletics Association, and whose subscriptions are fully paid up. A retired member who is still a member of his Brigades Sports and Welfare Club, and that Brigade is a member as described above in a., shall be entitled to play in the competitions. TEAMS: Each team shall consist of 10 players with a handicap no greater than 16.
VENUE: The Competition shall be played on a rota of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in strict order. The event organiser should liaise closely with all the team Secretaries to ensure the event runs smoothly
THE COMPETITION: The morning round: 4BBB Medal with the best 4 from 5 scores counting.
The afternoon round: Singles Medal with the best 8 from 10 scores counting.
In the event of a tie the last 9 holes scores will be accumulated then the last 12 holes and 15 holes until a result is declared.
PRIZES: Prizes will be awarded to the winning team and also the winners of the pairs, singles and singles gross. A player will be able to win more than one prize. A player can win a team prize, a pairs prize (gross or nett, not both) and a singles prize (gross or nett not both).
GRANTS: A grant, the amount determined by the National Secretary, shall be paid to the organising committee of the nation hosting the event.