Ultimate Pairs

Welcome to our Flagship Team Event ‘The Ultimate Pairs’

Ultimate Pairs is a true test of both golfing ability and patience with your playing partner, as both will get tested throughout a tough 36 hole challenge.

The competition is played in mixed formats

Played over 36 holes, each Team will battle through 9 holes of Betterball, 9 holes of Greensomes, 9 holes of Foursomes and 9 holes of Texas Scramble.

At the end of the 36 Holes, we will have our Ultimate Pairs Champions

Venue: The Players Club
Friday 25 September 2020
36 Holes

Ultimate Pairs 2020

We have run this competition many times and players have told us how much they looked forward to playing the challenging format, so we are delighted to be able to return it to the schedule in 2020.

Event Venue: The Players Club, Bristol

Date: Friday 25 September 2020

Competition Schedule:

  • Coffee on Arrival
  • Range balls for each player
  • 18 holes on The Stranahan, Front 9 Better Ball,  Back 9 Foursomes
  • One Course Rolling Lunch
  • 18 holes on The Codrington, Front 9 Greensomes,  Back 9 Texas Scramble
  • Prize Presentation

Entry Fees:

Tour Members £75.00 per player
Non Tour Members: £85.00 per player

If you would like to book a buggy, please speak with the club directly

What are the formats and how do they work?

Better Ball

Playing as a pair, both players will play normal golf on each hole, using their own ball

They will choose the lowest NET score as their Team score.


Playing as a pair, players take alternate shots using the same golf ball.

One player tees off on the even numbered holes and the other tees off on the odd numbered holes.

Foursomes is the most difficult of the formats played by pairs. It requires a bit more use of your brain as you also have to think about how to help your partner play well, on top of playing well yourself.


Playing as a pair, both players will tee off using a ball each.

They will then choose the ball that is lying in the best position for the next shot.*

once selected this ball is then played until the hole is completed with players, again as in foursomes, taking alternate shots using the same golf ball.

*Hint: This is not always a case of just choosing the longest drive

Texas Scramble

In Texas Scramble both players tee off, then one of these drives is chosen to be used for the next shot and both players play a shot from where the chosen drive ended up.

From these second shots, one is chosen and both players play a third shot from there, and so on until the ball is holed.

Each Pair returns one score for each hole

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