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The Notts County Golf Society has been formed to offer all people that are supporters of Notts County Football Club an opportunity to gather on a monthly basis to play a round of social golf with an element of competition.

Membership is open to all adult, junior, male or female,handicaps will be issued in accordance with society rules.

There is an annual subsription of £25.00 per person, this is for the upkeep of trophy’s, web site and the Handicapmaster system etc.

Each season we play 8 qualifying games, these games are for the 1862 trophy, the 1st game is in March with the last game in October. Qualifying matches will be played either on a SUNDAY, earliest Tee-Time possible or on a FRIDAY, which we will Tee-Off late in the afternoon, although  tee-off times vary to allow for daylight conditions throughout the season. We play at 8 different golf courses/venues throughout the season, courses/venues are varied throughout Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln & Leics.

These games are played in Stableford format, full handicap allowance, out of the 8 games over the season the best 5 scores will count. Points are then awarded to form a table based on your finishing position for each match. 

Placed Points
1st 12
2nd 9
3rd 7
4th 6
5th 5
6th 4
7th 3
8th 2
9th 1
The player with highest number of points from their best 5 returns will be deemed as the 1862 Champion for that season.

All scores and handicapping are done through the online Handicapmaster system, of which members can log in and view at anytime.

On match days players should be there 45 minutes before advertised   1st tee off time.

The draw for the playing order will be made 30 minutes before 1st tee time.

Meals are sometimes included in the price, either before the game, after the game or both, These details are in the fixture list.

The price for the day is the price that the society is charged.

If we play at a members own course, he/she will be able to ask the course if it is possible to play with the society at no cost, this will need to be pre agreed prior to the day of play.

At each game we will run a cash prize table (£5.00 per person, this is optional, you have to be in it to win it), 3 cash prizes, winner, runner up & nearest the pin, nearest the pin will always be the stroke index 18 on the course played, if this hole is par 3 then it will be nearest in one shot, if this hole is par 4 then it will be nearest in 2 shots. 

In addition there will be a prize for the best front 9 and the best back 9 scores, donated by the society, these 2 prizes cannot be won by either the overall winner or runner up.


A singles competition will be played each season,THE MIKE EDWARDS SINGLES SHIELD this will played by matchplay rules with full handicap allowance, which is the handicap you are holding at the time of each round, this competition is free to enter.

The draw will be made about 4 weeks before the 1st round. Between each round there will be a 4/5/6 week interval to play the games.

In order to conclude the competition, dates for each round must be strictly adhered to.

Venues are by mutual decision between the two players and costs will be shared.

The date and venue of the final will be decided by the society and the greens fees will be payed for by the society on this day.

No singles games are permitted to be played on society qualifying days.

Those members that are on the “overnighter” can be accommodated to play a singles match at this venue, due to this being a non qualified 2 day event.