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John Liddle Championship Trophy

John Liddle 
John joined the club in Feb. 1957 and has been a respected member ever since.  John spent several decades on the Executive giving his valuable time to make the club better for all. In 1970 John won the Langara Senior Championship.  An individual match play tournament was initiated in 2005 and named after John.  For the first several years, when his health allowed it, John would try and follow the final group and contributed $100 towards the winners share.  John was made a lifetime member of Langara Men’s Club in 2002.

The John Liddle Championship
(Match Play Championship)
Format
  • The Tournament uses the Match Play format as determined by the rules of golf. 
  • Full handicaps as at the date of the match are to be used. 
  • Competitors will play off the lower handicap. 
  • The top player on the draw will be responsible for contacting his fellow competitor
  • and arranging the match. 
  • Time and location of the match will be at the competitors’ discretion. 
Rules
  • Competitors will play off the lower handicap.
  • Matches should be completed on or before the date shown on the draw.
  • Prior to beginning the match the competitors should reach an agreement on what to do in the event of a draw.
  • The method of resolving the draw will be up to the competitors.
  • Whatever the contestants agree upon is acceptable. Suggestions:
  • Replay the match at a later date if time permits
  • Award the match to the player with the lowest net score
  • See if the pro shop will allow you to play some extra holes
  • Have a putting or chipping contest.
  • Report results of match to Tournament administrator 
Registration Details
  • A signup sheet will be made available to all members of the club.
  • Only the first 32 players to sign up will be eligible to compete.
  • Additional registrants will be placed on a waiting list to substitute for any competitor who has withdrawn.
  • No substitutions will be permitted after the first round has been completed.
Fees and Awards
  • There will be an entrance fee (TBA each tournament year) per person.
  • Monies to be paid when signing up.
  • The following percentages of the purse will be awarded as follows:
  • Winner – 35%
  • Runner Up – 25%
  • Semi Final Losers (2) – 12.5% each
  • Quarter Final Losers (3) – 3.75% each
Event History 
  • 2022 –
  • 2021 –
  • 2020 –
  • 2019 –
  • 2018 –
  • 2017 –
  • 2016 –
  • 2015 – Kevin Mcrae
  • 2014 – Jim McCormack
  • 2013 – Randall Wong
  • 2012 – Wayne Browne
  • 2011 – Dave Eriks
  • 2010 – Colin Mills
  • 2009 – Gary Musil
  • 2008 – Brian Starr
  • 2007 – cancelled
  • 2006 – Dave Eriks
  • 2005 – Dan Close
  • 2004 – Dusan Burka
  • 2003 – Larry Oliver