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2017 Encourage Shield

The Encourage Shield is a junior pennant competition which is coordinated by Jack Newton Junior Golf and designed more for the less experienced junior golfer to provide experience in the matchplay format in order to prepare them for Junior Pennant competitions. The lower handicap limit is 7.0 up to a maximum of 36 for Boy's and 45 for Girls. 

For print copies of the rules, draw and result sheets see below.




Encourage Shield Result Sheet

Port Kembla Golf Club, 2016 Encourage Shield Winners

Draw & Results: These can change subject to breaches of the rules.

 RdDate Teams Venue Time Result
Jan 29 Kiama v WollongongRussell Vale (fours)8:304.5 - 1.5
Highlands-M/Vale v Links Shell CoveRussell Vale (fours)9:00    2 - 4

 Russell Vale v BYE

2Feb 12 Wollongong v Russell Vale Links Shell Cove (fours)10:05    3 - 3
  Highlands-M/Vale v KiamaLinks Shell Cove (fours)10:341.5 - 4.5
  Links Shell Cove v BYE

3Feb 19 Links Shell Cove v Russell ValeKiama (fours)10:47    4 - 2
  Highlands-M/Vale v WollongongKiama (fours)11:15   0 - 6
  Kiama v BYE

Mar 5 Links Shell Cove v KiamaWollongong (fours)9:15    3 - 3
  Highlands-M/Vale v Russell ValeWollongong (fours)9:45   3 - 3
  Wollongong v BYE

5Mar 12 Links Shell Cove v WollongongHighlands (fours)10:30   4 - 2
  Kiama v Russell ValeHighlands (fours)  11:00   5 - 1
  Highlands v BYE

Final TBCKiama v Links Shell CoveTBCTBC


Team Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Points 
Links Shell Cove7
Russell Vale010102
Highlands/Moss Vale01

Games Won

Team Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Games
Kiama4.5 4.5 017
Links Shell Cove43415
Russell Vale3239
Highlands/Moss Vale21.56.5