Date: April 01, 2019
Author: Golf NSW

Overview – 2019 Keno Let’s Play Ambrose

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The Keno Let's Play Ambrose is a two-person ambrose event aimed at club golfers and encouraging them to enjoy the fun aspects of golf.
The 2019 event will be the inaugural event.









Stage 1: Golf Club's Qualifying Round

A Golf Club's qualifying round must be conducted as a two-person ambrose event. The leading male, female and mixed pair at each Club qualifying will advance to Stage 2. If a leading pair is unavailable for Stage 2, the next placed pair may replace them.

Club qualifying dates should be scheduled prior to 1 September to ensure qualifiers have sufficient time to attend their chosen Regional Final.

Each nominating Club is entitled to have a pair in the men’s, women’s and mixed categories progress to Stage 2.

If a club has more than 20 pairs in any of the men’s, women’s and mixed competitions pay to play, they are entitled to have two (2) pairs progress to Stage 2, in that competition.


Handicap Restrictions:

1. The Pair must have a minimum combined daily handicap of 8  (eg. if one player's daily hanidcap is 4 and the second players daily handicap is 2 – they cannot play together because combined that is only 6)

2. Each player in the pair must have no more than 20 strokes difference in their daily handicap. (eg. If the lowest marker's daily handicap is 5, their partner must play off no more than a daily handicap of 25).

NOTE: If a pairs daily handicaps are more than 20 strokes different, the higher marker will be limited to a daily handicap 20 strokes above the lower marker’s daily handicap.

3. The pair’s PLAYING handicap on the day will be ¼ of their combined daily handicap.

4. Each player must use at least 6 tee shots during a round.

5. Tee shots used MUST be indicated on the scorecard.


Entry Fee: $5.00 per pair


 To Enter Golf Club's qualifying results, please select from below options:





Stage 2: Regional Finals

There will be nine (9) Regional Finals that will be managed by Golf NSW, and will be held in country regions in northern, north-western, western, south-western and southern NSW as well as metropolitan Sydney.

The leading male, female and mixed pair from each Regional Final will advance to the State Final, Stage 3. This makes a total of 27 pairs qualifying to playoff in the State Final.


Regional Final Venues:

Dubbo Golf Club – Sunday 29th September

The Coast Golf Club – Wednesday 16th October

Queanbeyan Golf Club – Sunday 20th October

Mollymook Golf Club – Sunday 27th October

Lonyard Golf Club – Sunday 27th October

Pacific Dunes Golf Club – Sunday 10th November

Coffs Harbour Golf Club – Sunday 17th November

Glenmore Heritage Valley Golf Club – Sunday 17th November

Wagga Wagga Country Golf Club – Sunday 24th November


Stage 3: State Final @ Bonville Golf Resort

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The State Final will be conducted over two (2) rounds of 18-holes. Round 1 on Monday 9 December will be two-person Ambrose and Round 2 on Tuesday 10 December will be Fourball Par. Scoring for each round will be based on ranking for that round such that the nett winner of the round will receive 1 point, nett second-place will receive 2 points, nett third-place will receive 3 points and so on. The winner of the State Final will be the pairing with the lowest points across the two rounds.

Included and covered by Golf NSW is the cost of two (2) rounds of golf, accommodation for 3 nights, welcome BBQ, the presentation dinner and breakfast on all three (3) mornings. One room at Bonville Golf Resort will be provided to the qualifying pair for the 3 nights. If additional accommodation is required for partners or additional guests, packages may be available at alternate venues.

State Final Date: Sunday 8th December – Wednesday 11 December 2019.

State Final Venue: Bonville Golf Resort, Coffs Harbour NSW


Schedule of Events

Sunday 8 December: Arrive / Registration & Welcome Dinner

Monday 9 December: Round 1 – Two-person Ambrose

Tuesday 10 December: Round 2 – Fourball Par & Presentation Dinner

Wednesday 11 December: Checkout


For Further information, please contact Emmanuel Aravanis

Phone: (02) 9505 9105