The Seniors Teesside Union league is intended for players who enjoy playing competitive golf. There are currently two Divisions with 8 teams in each Division. Relegation awaits the team that finishes bottom of the 1st Division, likewise promotion for the winners of Division 2. Blackwell Grange have finished runners up in the 1st Division in the last two years.
The format is pairs better ball match play played off the white tees, each match consists of 6 games. Handicaps are 90% of the difference from the lowest Handicap in each 4 ball. All 18 holes are to be played as there are bonus points for the team that wins the most holes. The matches are scored - 2 points for a win, 1 point for a half. The Bonus points are 2 for an away win, 1 for a home win.
You must be aged 55 or over to be eligible to play, although you do not need to be a member of the Seniors’ Section. The maximum handicap allowance is 24. The standard of golf is high, so being able to play to your handicap regularly and having a strong will to win would be good!
Matches are played on Mondays from the end of April to the middle of August, 14 fixtures in total. Home matches tee off at 1.00pm, even though the matches are competitive we are civilised, so meet around mid-day for a bacon butty. The cost is £3.00 home and away.
An availability notice will be posted on the Seniors’ notice board before the start of the season. If you are interested in playing please sign the notice or contact the team manager, we look forward to hearing from you.
If access to the locker room is restricted due to COVID, please contact the team manager.
Team Manager: Mike Woodward
Contact Details: 07769330377; firstname.lastname@example.org