The Inaugural Gents’ Cup : League vs Tour, September 2017

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The Winning Team! Andrew, Clyde, Howard and Heath of TTGGLOT. All hands on the Gents’ Cup!

After recently discovering that the World’s two most prestigious and elite Golfing Gentlemen’s/Gentleperson’s Associations happened to be located right here in Tasmania, it was decided that there must be a Cup held regularly to determine the best of the best.

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MM Course History

This blog captures Gentlepersons’ records in the Matchplay Masters at the courses they’ve played. The big story would be Basil +1 million wins at Huonville, if anyone was foolish enough to play him there.

Overall Table*

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*all results are Nett – for example, if someone has a 1, they could be 1 win there, or even something like 2 wins/2 draws/1 loss. *Table is as at end of 2016 MM, but info below is updated as at 16/9/17

Read on below for the course-by-course presentation:

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The MM Vault – Round Robins pre-2016

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Here’s an incomplete record of Matchplay Masters Round Robin reports that I’ve dragged out of our Vault, housed deep within a mountain in the Swiss Alps. Unfortunately we lost a few reports that were stored up against our aged gruyere cheeses and are now green piles of mould. 

What remains is worth a read for the many thousands of GWT scholars out there, and for the players themselves to relive some of the old matches that have probably been forgotten.

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2017 Bash’n’Dash – Bothwell Battle!

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A foggy start at the Bothwell Bash’n’Dash

The 2017 Bash’n’Dash was held in the last days of Autumn, with a high quality field headed to the oldest golf course in the Southern Hemisphere – Ratho, at Bothwell.

A stellar line up of the Golfing World’s brightest stars nominated to contest the year’s 2nd Major. Leroy was back to defend his victory at Tarraleah last year; past winners Bas & Cravo were back for another crack; and Felix and Ian were searching for their first ever capture of the Auld (Mother’s Day) Mug.

Who would prevail on this largely unknown layout – the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere? Find out more, with the Treasurer’s Report below……………….

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2012 Bash’n’Dash – Basil, the Barny Master

 

 

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The Gentlemen: Handicaps: Felix (+20?), Leroy (+20?), Cravo (+18), Basil (+10)

The first ever Bash’n’Dash was played over 18 holes at Barnbougle in the Winter of 2012. The Committee initially considered 18 holes + a number of novelty holes (opposite handed, blindfolded, kick and a throw etc) but ruled that out as too whimsical.

Bridport turned it on with a cracker of a day, but who would bring the golf fireworks?

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