(a) All cards must be returned, whether
complete or not.
(b) It is expected that every player who
enters an 18 hole Qualifying Competition intends to complete the
(c) Since an incomplete card and a
No Return may have the effect of
increasing a player’s handicap, the
club would be justified in refusing to accept a card or record a No
Return when the player has walked in after playing only a few holes.
(d) Cards should not be issued to players
when there is obviously insufficient light for them to complete the
(e) Sympathetic consideration should be
given to players who have had to discontinue play for any cause
considered to be reasonable by the organising committee.
19 of this
System give clubs the discretion to deal with players who
persistently submit incomplete cards or make "
consider they are attempting to ‘build a handicap’.