History of Francombe Shield Matches
Mrs Peggy Francombe, in an effort to encourage ladies’ Club Matches, presented a Shield in 1951, to be played inter-clubs. Each club plays one away and one home match against each of the other participating clubs.
The format may change with each year. This is a Silver division tournament played on Four Ball Better ball format with 2 points for a match won, 1 point for a halved Match and 0 point for a loss.The Conditions of Play are published by KLGU every year.
History of RNGC Shield
In 1953, the Ladies’ Committee of Royal Nairobi Golf Club decided to present a Shield to the East African Ladies’ Golf Union. The primary objective was to foster team spirit amongst the higher handicap members of Clubs. This shield is still competed for today under the same spirit.
These are inter-club Matchplay foursomes played off 3/8 of aggregate difference with Maximum strokes determined by KLGU. Only Bronze players are eligible to play.2 points for a won match, 1 for a halved match and 0 for a loss. The COP are published by KLGU every year.