Following the recent Annual meeting of the GUI a number of changes have been agreed to inter-club competitions from 2018.
Of particular interest were
AIG Pierce Purcell Shield be modified to Scotch Foursomes. (Effective 2018)
Effective 2019, that the Union introduce a new All-Ireland Seniors Inter-Club team event for golfers over the age of 55.
The lower handicap limit of the AIG Junior Cup be reduced from 5 to 4 effective 2018
The handicap limits in Jimmy Bruen Shield will be adjusted as follows effective 2018: Lowest individual reduced from 6 to 5; Lowest combined reduced from 17 to 15
The handicap limits For the AIG Pierce Purcell Shield will be adjusted as follows effective 2018: Lowest individual reduced from 12 to 11; Lowest combined reduced from 27 to 25
The handicap limits for GUI Four-Ball Inter-Club Championship will be adjusted as follows effective 2018: Lowest individual reduced from 16 to 15; Lowest combined reduced from 36 to 34
The full text of the motions agreed and defeated can be found by clicking on the link below.