Jimmy Bruen

Jimmy Bruen


The Jimmy Bruen Shield is a National Foursomes Competition aimed at Category 2 handicap (6-12) golfers.  New Ross enters at a regional qualifying event each year, involving a strokeplay qualifying round and matchplay thereafter.  The winners go on the the Leinster finals, and the Leinster winners compete at the All Ireland Cups & Shields finals in September.

The basics:

  • Team consists of 10 members
  • Foursomes Stroke Play  into Foursomes match play
  • Played off scratch
  • Each player must have had a minimum of 4 returns in qualifying competitions recorded last year
  • Handicap
    • NOT eligible if no handicap last year
    • NOT eligible if handicap was less than 6 last year
    • Combined handicap of each pair must NOT have been LOWER than 17 last year
  • Captain may nominate 2 pairs as reserves
  • A nominated reserve pair may be placed in the same position as the pair who had to withdraw
  • Caddies permitted – no restrictions

Team Manager 2016

Michael Kelleher (085 7556487)

New Ross take part in Regional Qualifying on Sat 18th June in Borris.  View full details of the draw below:

Jimmy Bruen 2016 Provincial Section Draw

Check your eligibility for the team on Golfnet

Golfnet Handicap Check

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