Australian Golf Croquet – Open Doubles

Published Fri 09 Feb 2024

Australian Golf Croquet – Open Doubles

Saturday 4 to Tuesday 7 May 2024 (followed by the Australian GC Open Singles)

                                    Holders: Malcolm Fletcher & Ed Wilson

                                    Tournament Manager: Janet Dickinson

                                    Tournament Referee: Jim Clement

                                    Tournament Handicapper Kevin Beard

                                    Headquarters: Victorian Croquet Centre

  How to Enter: via the ACA website at 2024-doubles-GC-registration

Complete the on-line entry, then keep an eye on Entries under this event on croquetscores. Nominate your partner, or say “need a partner” if you want us to find you one.

Closing Date for Entries: Thursday 18 April (midnight WA time

Entry Fees: $140 per player - if entering the Plate ONLY: $70 per player

Full time students (under 25) and players aged under 21 at 31 December 2023 are entitled to 50% reduction of the above fees.

Functions: No formal functions have been arranged but there will be a presentation at the conclusion of the final.

Prizes: The Winners receive ACA gold medals & the Fleming Glass Disc Trophy;
Runners Up receive ACA silver medals.

Certificates are awarded to the winners of Third, Fourth, Y, W and Plate.

Draw: To be conducted by the ACA Events and GC Selection Committees using the ACA Seeding and Draw procedures. The latest available world GC ranking list current will be used for seeding purposes.

Registration: From 2pm Friday 3 May or before play on Saturday 4 May.

Format: Block play with single games then 8 pairs into knockout, or other format, depending on entries. Finals matches will be best of 3, 13 point games, except the final which will be best of 5 if time permits. Quarter-Final losers will play-off for 5-8th places and Semi-Final losers will play-off for 3rd/4th place. All games are likely to have 75 minute time-limits. Atkins Quadway hoops will be used.

Pairs not making the finals proceed to the Plate which is designed to maximise the amount of play and will be conducted as large blocks or Swiss, with a single life knock out final. Players may enter direct without playing in the main event - please complete an entry form, but also email


Catering: Coffee & tea available free; lunch & other food expected to be available for sale

 If confused/have a query, email Peter Freer, Chair Events Committee

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