2022 Central Towns Trophy (Sponsored by Flanagan Properties Ltd)




Competition Rules


Flanagan Properties

Sincere thanks to our Sponsor, Flanagan Properties Tullamore (Mr Tony Flanagan) for their continued support of this Tournament.

Congrats to Esker Hills Golf Club on winning the Central Towns Trophy when they defeated Naas Golf Club in the final and thanks to all the teams that took part in the 2021 Competition.


The draw for the 2022 Central Towns Competition will be made in March 2022.

 Best wishes to all the clubs in this year's competition.  

 The Convenor for the Tournament in 2022 is Colm Burke, Captain-Elect.  Colm's contact details are Mobile  086-8568938 and his email address is colmbcolmb@gmail.com 




  1. The tournament shall be organised and run by Tullamore Golf Club and the Trophy, which is perpetual, shall be known as the “Central Towns Trophy”.

  2. A pennant will be presented to the Captain of the winning Club. The Central Towns Trophy shall be presented to the Manager of the winning team.

  3. The competing teams shall consist of five male members, playing singles scratch match play. The (World) Handicap Index (WHS) of team members shall not have been less than eleven point zero (11.0) on 1st January in the year of the tournament. The (World) Handicap Index handicap held by a player on 1st January is the operative handicap index throughout the Tournament.

  4. All matches must be played to a finish unless an overall result has been reached.

  5. Each round of the tournament shall be played in accordance with the draw made by Tullamore Golf Club. For the first round the Club on top of the draw has three matches at home. For subsequent rounds, the Club whose number appears first on the draw sheet for the particular round being played, will play three (3) matches at home.

  6. No person may play for more than one Club in this tournament in any one season.

  7. All matches must be played on or before the date fixed. The winning club must report the result of the match to Tullamore Golf Club immediately.

  8. For the purposes of the tournament the area shall be divided into zones which will be determined by the organisers.

  9. The final of the tournament shall be played on the Tullamore Golf Course.

  10. The Trophy shall be held by the winning Club for one year and such Club shall be responsible for the safe custody and return to Tullamore Golf Club before the final the following year.

  11. No green fees are chargeable to members of a team for practice, during the seven days prior to the match. It is suggested that one free practice round be made available to the visiting team members.

  12. The decision of the Tullamore Golf Club shall be final on any question arising out of this tournament.

  13. Entrance fee of €100 must be lodged with the tournament organiser, Tullamore Golf Club by 22nd March 2022.

  14. For further information contact Colm Burke 086-8568938 or email colmbcolmb@gmail.com