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2019 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 match play format in order to prepare them for Junior Pennant competitions. The lower handicap limit is 7.0 up to a maximum of 27 for Boy's and 36 for Girls. 

2019 Encourage Shield Conditions

Encourage Shield Result Sheet Draw.pdf

Encourage Shield Draw and Pointscore

Encourage Shield Result Sheet

Player's Handicaps

Balanced Match Play Index (play commencing from 1st hole)


Previous Winners

2016 - Port Kembla

2017 - Kiama
2018 - Wollongong

Wollongong GC, 2018 winners of The Encourage Shield