4bbb on reduced course

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chrisd

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Just as a matter of interest

We are being pushed to play a winter league 4bbb match, and today we have cancelled again due to weather, but also because only 16 holes are open. The 2 closed holes are stroke index 5 and 7 and one of our opponents would get a shot at both of the closed holes from his partner, neither I, or my partner, would get shots on either hole - if we had decided to play the 16 holes, or 2 extra holes, how would we sort out the shots
 
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The guy who would have effectively lost 2 shot holes wouldn't have been keen
Yeah I guess. Maybe just play 1 and 2 again to make it up to 18? It sounds to me more like a perception of it being a bad deal than it really being one. If they're 2 up after 16 you lose the chance to get it back on holes you probably hope to score on , I'm not sure that's any less fair.
 
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Yeah I guess. Maybe just play 1 and 2 again to make it up to 18? It sounds to me more like a perception of it being a bad deal than it really being one. If they're 2 up after 16 you lose the chance to get it back on holes you probably hope to score on , I'm not sure that's any less fair.
The guy who has to have 5 shots instead of 7 is still losing out ( well the pair really are)
 
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We've delayed the game to next week but I was just trying to see if any clubs have a way of sorting this issue rather than just saying "suck it up"
 

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Just as a matter of interest

We are being pushed to play a winter league 4bbb match, and today we have cancelled again due to weather, but also because only 16 holes are open. The 2 closed holes are stroke index 5 and 7 and one of our opponents would get a shot at both of the closed holes from his partner, neither I, or my partner, would get shots on either hole - if we had decided to play the 16 holes, or 2 extra holes, how would we sort out the shots
Help me out here - he doesn't lose any shots from his opponents, but does from his partner? Then what impact does that have on the game?
 

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We have set dates for our club winter knockout. If the course is open the matches get played.

I once refereed the final, all 18 holes wee on temporary greens. We never close individual holes except if greenstaff are working on them such as tining the fairway so I do not know how to proceed.
 

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We discover a problem when we first tried to played a 9 hole competition over a measured composite course consisting of holes 1 to 8 then the 15th. They tried to use the original 18 hole card [ new cards are now printed ].
They said 50% h/c because it was a 9 hole comp, but because the way the stroke index worked out using the 18 hole card, it was reduced to nearly 25% h/c.
 
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