The categories of membership eligible for entry to a particular competition are indicated by the following letter   code:

  • F - Full
  • A - Associate
  • 5 - Five-day
  • Cty - Country
  • Flx - Flexible

 In addition, please refer to the General Notes on Competitions, Weekend Rules and the General Regulations.

 All registrations are via IG

 Summer Knockout Competitions

Competition Format Open to
Frank Allen Trophy Four ball better ball pairs match-play knockout played from March to September.
Maximum handicap playable is 28. Members with handicaps 29 or greater can participate but MUST play off 28.
Entrants must have a (c) handicap for the duration of the competition.
90% difference of handicaps, playing off the Yellow tees. 
Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in the first eighteen holes.
Winning pair may be asked to represent Mid Herts in the Crameri Cup. 
All previous winning pairs may NOT play as a pair in this competition ever again.
, A, 5
Challenge Trophy Singles match-play knockout played from March to September.
Maximum handicap playable is 28. Members with handicaps 29 or greater can participate but MUST play off 28.
Entrants must have a (c) handicap for the duration of the competition.
Full handicap difference playing off the Yellow tees. 
Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in the first eighteen holes.
F, A, 5

 Winter Knockout Competition

Competition Format Open t
Winter League Shield Four ball better ball pairs match-play played initially in a league format and then a series of knockout matches, run from October to March.
Maximum handicap playable is 28. Members with handicaps 29 or greater can participate but MUST play off 28.
Entrants must have a (c) handicap for the duration of the competition.
90% difference of handicaps, playing off the Yellow tees. 
Winning pair may be asked to represent Mid Herts in the Crameri Cup. 
All previous winning pairs may NOT play as a pair in this competition ever again.
Results recorded on Seniors' Notice Board.
F, A, 5, Cty, Flx

 Other Competitions

Competition Format Open to
Alex Merrie Cup (Eclectic) Individual Stableford held on a Monday from March to September (8 rounds in total).
Maximum handicap permitted is 28. Members with handicaps 29 or greater can participate but MUST play off 28.
Entrants must have a (c) handicap for the duration of the competition.
Full Handicap playing off the White tees.
Handicap qualifier unless otherwise indicated.
F, A, 5, Cty, Flx
Cavanagh Trophy Mixed Greensomes Stableford played in October.
Entrants must have a current (c) handicap. 
Draw made for pairings.
Played off the mens card. Lower handicap x 0.6 plus higher handicap x 0.4.
Ties will be decided on card countback over the last 9, 6, 3 and 1 holes.
, A, 5, Cty, Flx
Jack Hyde Trophy (Christmas Cheer) 4 ball better ball pairs Stableford format held in December.
Maximum handicap permitted is 28. Members with handicaps 29 or greater can participate but MUST play off 28.
Entrants must have a current (c) handicap.
90% of handicap playing off the Yellow tees.
15 Holes played only.
Ties will be decided on card countback over the last 9, 6, 3 and 1 holes.
Shotgun start.
Draw made for pairings.
F, A, 5, Cty, Flx
Mexican Scramble Played in March and September.
Teams of 3, draw is made based on the handicap range of ALL entrants.
Handicap is calculated as 10% of the combined handicap total of the 3 players who make up the team.
Played off the Yellow tees.
Format - all tee off, best drive picked, next shot played by all except whose drive picked and so on for each subsequent shot until reaching the green when all may putt.
F, A, 5, Cty, Flx
Millennium Trophy (End of Season) Individual Stableford held in October.
Maximum handicap permitted is 28. Members with handicaps 29 or greater can participate but MUST play off 28.
Entrants must have a current (c) handicap.
Full Handicap playing off the Yellow tees.
15 Holes played only.
Ties will be decided on card countback over the last 9, 6, 3 and 1 holes.
Competitors can win one main prize only.
F, A, 5, Cty, Flx