The Donald Cameron League

The Rules of The Andra Kirkaldy Cup

  1. A knock-out tournament for Past Captains of clubs invited by the Secretary of the Donald Cameron League.

  2. The maximum number of Teams is sixteen.

  3. Each team to consist of eight Past Captains, irrespective of whether they are currently a member.

  4. In the event of illness or holidays, any club can call on their current Captain or Vice-Captain to make up their team to the required number.

  5. No club is permitted to play their current Captain or Vice-Captain in preference to a Past Captain.

  6. In the first round only, Clubs will play home and away, subsequent rounds will be played at the Club named first in the draw, until the final which will be played at a neutral venue.

  7. The format will be 4 four ball better ball matches.

  8. All games will play 18 holes unless an overall result has been won.

  9. The total holes-up against holes-down from the 4 matches will decide the winners of each round.

  10. If the match finishes all square, a sudden death play-off will take place.

  11. Any two players from the team of eight can be selected to take part in the play-off.

  12. The maximum handicap index allowance is 20 for Gents and 25 for Ladies.

  13. To derive a players Playing Handicap when multiple tees are used, the following should be applied:
              Course Handicap = (Handicap Index X The Slope Rating / 113) +the Course Rating – Par.
              Playing Handicap = (Course Handicap X 90%) + Difference in Par.
              Adjust each Playing Handicap so the lowest handicap plays off zero.

  14. Gents will play from the yellow tees and Ladies from the red tees.

  15. The first named club is the challenger and should offer a minimum of two dates, usually a weekend.

  16. In the event of a dispute, the League Secretaries' decision will be final.

  17. The Clubs participating are: Balmore, Bearsden, Bishopbriggs, Cawder, Clober, Douglas Park, Dullatur, Hayston, Hilton Park, Kirkintilloch,  Lenzie, Milngavie, Palacerigg, Ralston, Sandyhills and Windyhill.


     December 2019. Unified with the new CONGU Rules.
     April 2023.         Ladies Handicap limit.
     November 2023: Handicaps based on Handicap Index.
     January 2024      Gents play from yellow tees.