Men's Second Team
The Thirsk and Northallerton Mens 2nd team is open to all players with a current handicap between 8 and 15 ( higher handicap players can play but only 15 strokes are allowed ).
The majority of clubs within the Harrogate Union are represented by a 2nd team playing for the Bainbridge Shield.
Matches are played during the summer months on an evening with the first tee time between 4 - 4.30.
Each team consists of 12 players including the current Vice Captain who plays off his normal club handicap. The format is 4BBB match play taking 9/10 from the lowest handicap player, 2 points are awarded for a win and 1 point for a draw.
Presently 9 teams take part playing on an alternate 2 year cycle of home and away matches, giving each team 4 home and 4 away matches.
All players are welcome to enjoy a competitive series of matches played in a friendly atmosphere.
The photos show Thirsk and Northallerton's 2020 Bainbridge Shield winning team.