A fourball knockout event with 16 pairs to qualify on Wednesday, 17 February. All matches to be played on or before the dates below.
Round of 16 – Wednesday, 21 April
Quarter Finals – Wednesday, 30 June
Semi Finals – Wedenesday, 25 August
Final – Wednesday, 29 September
Click here to see the draw and results for the 2021 Midweek Matchplay.
The winners of the Midweek Matchplay Challenge were Ian Marshall and Rob Bischof who defeated Dean Webb and Francis Chaw 3/2.
History of the Event
Began in 2000 instigated by member and trophy donor Greg Mellifont. Specifically aimed at 6 day members to participate in a significant event of Matchplay format. Intended to acknowledge the older long time members of the BGC by inviting one of them to present the trophy.
Famous English author PG Wodehouse, an avid golfer, wrote many golf stories one of which invented a golfing character called the “Oldest Member”. Engraved on the trophy donated by Greg is a PG Wodehouse quote “Golf is the Great Mystery”.