The Berkshire Trophy 2022

 

Saturday 18th June - Sunday 19th June 2022

 

Holder: Zachary Chegwidden - Orsett Golf Club

 

 

Overview

 

The Berkshire Trophy is a World Amateur Golf Ranking, 72 Hole, Scratch Competition played over two days. After 36 holes, the leading 40 competitors, and ties, shall play a further 36 holes.

 

Entries will open on Monday 3rd January 2022.

 

The closing date for entries will be midday on Thursday 2nd June 2022. 

Any entries made after this date will not be accepted. 

 

Format of Play

 

72 Hole Medal. Competitors play two qualifying rounds, one on The Blue Course and one on The Red Course. The leading 40 scores and ties, will go through to play two further rounds on The Red Course on the Sunday.

 

Entry Requirements

 

The Berkshire Trophy is open to male gender players who meet the following conditions:

 

  • ​​​​​​​are a member of a golf club affiliated to a National Golfing Association
  • within the World Amateur Golf Rankings listing top 1 - 2000 on Thursday 2nd June 2022, or
  • hold a World Handicap Index of no more than +0.5 upon entry, issued by an authorised Handicapping body. You will also require a minimum of 12 scores on your Handicap Record.

 

Please find the full entry requirements by clicking on this link

 

 

The Berkshire Trophy - Prizes

 

Presented in 1946 The Berkshire Trophy winner will be the competitor returning the lowest scratch score over 72 holes. In the eventuality two or more players are tied after 72 holes they share the trophy; there is no playoff. A prize will be awarded to the Winner and Runner-Up. The leading six players will receive prize vouchers redeemable in professional golf shops only. Past winners of the event include: Sir Michael Bonallack, Sir Nick Faldo, Sandy Lyle, Gary Wolstenhome and Eddie Pepperell.

 

The Philip Scrutton Jug

 

The Philip Scrutton Jug was donated in 1959 by the widow and mother of Philip Scrutton. The player with the lowest combined aggregate score over the Brabazon and Berkshire Trophy will receive the Philip Scrutton Jug. 

 

WAGR

 

The Berkshire Trophy is a WAGR qualifying event. The WAGR classification will be determined after the event by the WAGR team.