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Match Play Team Competition

The Minnesota Public Golf Association sponsors Match Play Team Competitions for the member clubs of the MPGA.

See bottom of this page for 2017 Match Play Team Competition dates.

All matches are played under four ball match play rules which are found under Rule 30 of the USGA Rules of Golf.

Team members play their better ball against the better ball of their opponents, match play competition using no handicaps.
One point is awarded for winning each nine hole stipulated round, and one point for winning the total 18 hole stipulated round maximum of three points for each match.
USGA rules govern all play, as well as applicable local rules.

Team participants must be an amateur member of the Minnesota Public Golf Association member club they are representing in Match Play Team Competition and have a active GHIN handicap index for 2017. Players who belong to more than one club may only participate for one club during the current season of competition within each type of Match Play Team Competition.

The MPGA sponsors two (2) types of Match Play Team Competition which are:

  • 24-man/20-man/16-man competition which play on various Sundays throughout the golf season.
  • Senior 8-man Team competition which play on various weekdays throughout the golf season.
    • Senior competitors must be at least 55 years of age as of the date of competition.

DATES OF COMPETITION for 12-Man/16-Man/20-Man Team/24-Man Team:
Matches are to be played on scheduled date unless both captains agree to a change due to a club conflict. The MPGA class chairman must be notified of any date change before the match is to take place.
The tentative Scheduled dates in 2017 for 12/16/20/24-man are:

  • Sunday - May 7th
  • Sunday - June 4th
  • Sunday - July 9th
  • Sunday - August 6th
  • Sunday - September 10th
  • Sunday - September 24th

DATES OF COMPETITION for Senior 8-Man Team:
Matches are to be played on scheduled date unless both captains agree to a change due to a club conflict. The MPGA class chairman must be notified of any date change before the match is to take place.
The tentative Scheduled dates for 2017 are:

  • May 9th
  • May 23th
  • June 6th
  • June 20th
  • July 11th
  • July 25th
  • August 8th-Quarter Finals
  • August 29th-Quarter Finals
  • September 7th-Semi Finals
  • September 21st-Neutral site-Finals

Match Play Team Information

Match Play Team Rules
     12/16/20/24-Man Team Rules
    Senior 8-Man Team Rules


Match Play Team Contact Lists
    24-Man/20-Man/16-Man/12-Man Captains
    Senior 8-Man Captains

24-Man/20-Man/16-Man
12-Man Team information (2016)
    24-Man Team
    20-Man Team
    Class "A-West" 16-Man Team
    Class "A-East" 16-Man Team
    Class "B-West" 16-Man Team
    Class "B-East" 16-Man Team
    12-Man Team
    24-Man Line-Up Sheet
    20-Man Line-Up Sheet
    16-Man Line-Up Sheet

8-Man Team (Senior) Information (2016)
    Hogan-A
    Hogan-B
    Nicklaus-A
    Nicklaus-B
    Palmer-A
    Palmer-B
    Snead-A
    Snead-B
     8-Man Line-Up Sheet