Australian Golf Croquet – Open Singles

Published Fri 09 Feb 2024

Australian Golf Croquet – Open Singles

Wednesday 8 to Sunday 12 May 2024 (follows Aust GC Doubles)

                 Tournament Manager: Janet Dickinson

                 Tournament Referee: Jim Clement

                 Tournament Handicapper Kevin Beard

                 Headquarters: Victorian Croquet Centre

Entry Fees: $175 per player - if entering the Plate ONLY: $87.50 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.

How to Enter: via the ACA website: 2024-GC singles entry/
U21/Plate-Only/Student 2024-GC-singles-plate-or-student entry/
Complete the on-line entry, keep an eye on Entries under this event on Croquet Scores, & email if not up in 2-3 days

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

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

Prizes: The Winner receives an ACA gold medal & the Tony Hall Cup;
Runner Up receives an ACA silver medal;
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 Tuesday 7 May or before play on Wednesday 8 May. You could time your registration to coincide with the presentation after the Open Doubles.

Format: Block play with single games then 16 players 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.

Players 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 knockout final.

Players may enter direct without playing in the main event - complete an entry form but also email

Catering: Coffee & tea free; & other food available for purchase.

Pictured - 2023 Winner Robert Fletcher,
Malcolm Fletcher

Gary Phipps Third & Jamie Gumbrell Fourth.

Other winners – Brett McHardy (Z),
Owen Dickinson
Lester Hughes (W)
Mark Scruton (Consolation)
Addison Matthews (Plate)

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

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