1. Teams and Format of Play
The ICSL Winter Pairs Knock-out Competition will take place between 1st November and 31st March, unless otherwise notified. Each team will consist of 3 pairs. Format of play will be Scratch Betterball Matchplay. Only one team per club is permitted to enter. Eligibility rules for players will be as per Rule
6 of the main ICSL Rules. Team captains to determine order of play (no handicap limitations).
2. Entry Fee
For the 2018/19 season, there will be no entry fee.
There will be a random draw, conducted by the League Secretary, for each round played.
4. Deciding Drawn Ties
If a tie is drawn - ie. 1½ matches each - the 'away' team will go through.
5. Round Time Limits and Making Fixtures
When the draw for a round is made it will be posted on the ICSL website together with email notification to those involved. A time limit will be set by which all ties in that round must be played. The captain of the team drawn at home for that tie, MUST contact the away team captain within the first week of that round to make the fixture. Failure to do so may forfeit that tie.
Rule 4 of the main ICSL Rules will apply. Any postponement must be notified to the League Secretary and a re-arrangement made. In summary, valid reasons for postponement are:
Course deemed unfit for play by both captains
Suspension of play due to dangerous weather
Unforeseen clash with home club fixture
7. Tees to be Used
Tees to be used are those in force at the home club for the winter period.
8. Provision of post-Match Refreshments
This is entirely at the discretion of the teams involved, as during the winter months catering is more difficult for some clubs.
The result of a tie must be posted on the ICSL website as soon as possible after the tie has been played.
10. Rules of Golf
Rule 8 of the main ICSL Rules will apply.
11. The Final
The final of the series will be hosted at a suitable neutral venue.
12. Resolution of Disputes and Disciplinary Issues
Where relevant, the main ICSL Rules will apply and any disputes or disciplinary issues will be decided by the ICSL Committee.