Buthlay Cup

The  Buthlay Cup is a four ball better ball competition played off handicap in two stages;  firstly a league stage with the winners and runners up from the four leagues  then going forward to the quarter final knockout stage.

This is a Male only competition, 8 players in a team.

Each match consists of four 4BBB games, 1 point for a win, zero points for a loss, half a point for a halved game.

Each game to be played over 18 holes and holes up/down recorded.

Two bonus points are awarded per match, one to the team that wins the match and another to the team with the greater aggregate holes up, if the match is halved or the aggregate holes up/down are level then the bonus point is shared.

The league stages of the competition 6 points per match are being played for.

Only Handicap Index 5.0 to 25.0 are eligible to play in the competition.

Shot allowance is 90% of Course Handicap & then 100% of the difference taken from the lowest handicap player in the four ball (20 shots maximum allowed).

The league stage of the competition must be completed by the 16th August 2022.

Quarter Final Knockout.

Winner of Red League will play the runner up of Yellow League.

Winner of Yellow League will play the runner up of Red League.

Winner of Green League will play the runner up of Blue League.

Winner of Blue League will play the runner up of Green League.

The four league winners get home advantage in hosting the quarter final matches.

Quarter final matches must be played by 4th September 2022.

Semi Final Knockout.

The four quarter final winners go into a random draw to determine their opponents.

Both semi finals and the final will be played at a neutral venue.

Separate rules for the knockout stages.

Bonus points are not applicable.

If the match points finish level at 2 – 2 then aggregate holes up/down is used to determine the winners. If aggregate holes up/down is level then a pairing nominated by each team captain before the start of the match will play extra holes to determine the winners.   

League Tables for 2022 are below:

Red League


Played

Won

Halved

Lost

Holes Up/Down

Bonus Points

Total Points

Cumberwell 








West Wilts






Westbury






High Post 1 2 0 2 -3 0.5 2.5
Salisbury & SW 1 2 0 2 +3 1.5 3.5


Blue League


Played

Won

Halved

Lost

Holes Up/Down

BonusPoints

Total Points

Hamptworth








Marlborough






Chippenham






Bassett D






Erlestoke







Green League


Played

Won

Halved

Lost

Holes Up/Down

Bonus  Points

Total Points

Wrag Barn

1 0 1 3 -8 0 0.5

Broome Manor

1 2 0 2 0 1 3

Ogbourne D

1 4 0 0 +16 2 6

Brinkworth








Upavon

3 5 1 6 -8 3 8.5


Yellow League


Played Won Halved Lost

Holes

Up/Down

Bonus

Points

Total

Points

Bowood






Whitley 1 1 1 2 -8 0 1.5
Kingsdown






The Wiltshire 1 2 1 1 8 2 4.5
Tidworth Garrison