2019-20 ATHOL SHEPHARD TROPHY
TASMANIAN BOYS ORDER OF MERIT
1) The Athol Shephard Trophy is open to players who reside in Tasmania and are amateur golfers for the entire calendar year of the event. (AIS Golf Program students residing in Melbourne are exempt). A player that resides outside Tasmania for part of the 2019-20 year will be required to seek dispensation from Golf Tasmania if they wish to be eligible for the Shephard Trophy
2) To qualify for an official average players must:
a) Complete a minimum of 10 rounds.
b) Play in the Tasmanian Junior Masters
3) The winner will be the player who has the lowest adjusted scoring average for the year from their best 10 rounds.
4) Scores by players competing in Amateur National Ranking Events elsewhere in Australia that conflict with Athol Shephard events will count towards the Trophy. Players must contact the Golf Tasmania Operations Manager in writing prior to any such event and indicate their intention to participate.
5) Actual scores will be adjusted taking into account Daily Scratch Rating for the course.
6) Golf Tasmanian will publish on its website the latest Shephard rankings as soon as is practical following each ranking event.
7) The Championship Sub-committee reserves the right to exclude any player from the event.
8) The competition will conclude with the Tasmanian Junior Masters Championship.
Any player unable to play in the Tasmanian Junior Masters must apply for exemption and provide a written explanation to the Golf Tasmania Operations Manager prior to the event in which they cannot participate in. Where exemption is granted a player remains eligible for the Athol Shephard Trophy.
State Events (Compulsory)
Tasmanian Junior Masters
State Events (non-Compulsory)
Tamar Valley Junior Masters
Southern Boys Championship
Any event listed as a Toogood trophy event.
MINIMUM OF 10 ROUNDS TO QUALIFY
BEST 10 ROUNDS CALCULATED FOR AVERAGE