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What is the Sydney Metropolitan Encourage Shield?

The Encourage Shield is an annual handicap match play competition for teams of juniors from Golf Clubs in the Sydney Metropolitan Region.

The objective of the Encourage Shield is to provide young golfers with the opportunity to test their skills and learn match play competition in an environment that is fun, supportive and free of undue interference.

The competition is handicap match play over 18 holes.  Each contest will comprise of six individual matches. Each Individual match counts for one point.

Boys and girls are eligible to play and may play off their current daily handicap which has a maximum for boys at 36 and maximum for girls at 45.

The Encourage Shield is an excellent opportunity for those juniors who are not yet at Junior Pennant level.  It gives them a chance to learn the art of Matchplay so in the future when they are taking the step into Junior Pennant they are prepared.

Lynwood defeated Northbridge to win 2019 Encourage Shield at Long Reef GC

2020 Event Dates:

The dates for the 2020 Metropolitan competition will be as follows:

Round 1 - TBC

Round 2 - TBC

Round 3 - TBC

Round 4 - TBC

Round 5 - TBC

Quarter Final - TBC

Semi Final - TBC

Final - TBC







If you require further information please contact Greg Watkinson on 0407 422 112 or