Pierce Purcell Shield 2023

As co-captains of the AIG Men’s Pierce Purcell Shield Team, we (Jim Lindsay and David Porter) are seeking interest from members who wish to represent the club in this year’s competition.

If you are eligible (see below) and interested in playing, please text or WhatsApp Jim Lindsay on 07912077188.

Please include your full name and lowest handicap index in 2022 in your message. We will be in touch with details of practice rounds in due course.

Competition Eligibility / Format

The Pierce Purcell consist of five pairings playing on a foursome’s basis

To be eligible a player must: 

  • be 18 and over on 1 January 2023
  • have a fully established handicap index (20 scores returned by 31/12/22)
  • have a handicap index that was not lower than 12.5 in 2022

The lowest combined handicap index for a pair is 25.0 and highest is 34.0 If a pair exceeds 34.0, they will still be able to play but their combined handicap index will drop down to 34.0.

Shots will be given/received based on playing handicaps calculated from combined course handicaps.

Team Captains

Jim Lindsay (Tel: 07912077188)
David Porter