The Basel Baggers Competitions 2019 are:  

General Competition Rules

Every Bagger should familiarise themselves with these rules before taking part in a competition.

The new general Competition Rules can be found here. For those who are also members of the HIO competition the rules have been updated.

20 of the most important 2019 rule changes can be seen



The Matchplay is a simple head to head knockout, played throughout the season from May to September.

Please note the Play By Dates and let the Captain know about any scheduling issues.

The current Matchplay 2019 standings can be found here.


Matchplay Rules

Monthly Medal    


A competition that sees us playing a different course every month. 

  • April/May: Bouleaux
  • May/June: Quellenhof
  • June/July:  EuropaPark/Breisgau GC  
  • July/August: Rickenbach
  • August/September:  TBA


BouleauxHajo Specker
Quellenhof: Iain Tatt
EuropaPark/Breisgau GC:

Overall Winner:

Medal Rules

The Invitational    


The Invitational is the only competition open to non-Baggers (guests must provide a handicap certificate).

Played as a stableford competition.

Full results for 2019 Invitational coming soon.

  Venue: Alsace Golf Links
Date:    Sunday March 31st

Winner:  Simone Specker



The Tour is played over two days, consisting of rounds on the Saturday and Sunday.  These will be at a course within a 2.5 hr drive of Basel.

The 2019 tour will be held at Golf de Faulquemont-Pontpierre in France. (

  Venue: Golf de Faulquemont-Pontpierre
            - France

Date:    Cancelled


Basel Baggers & IGA Ryder Cup    


This is a team competition played in the Ryder Cup format against the IGA Golf Society of Geneva.

This year we are playing away and await confirmed info from the IGA.

  Venue: Les Rousses - France
Date:    July 6th / 7th 

Winner: Drawn. BB Retain Trophy

Holders: Basel Baggers

Captain's Day    


The Captain's Day competition is organized by the Baggers Captain for the year.

The format of and venue for the competition is determined by the Captain. 

  Captain:  Martin Austin

Venue: TBD
Date:    Saturday 10th August
Format: TBD



The Championship is the final competition of the season.

Played as stroke play competition.


Venue: Alsace Golf Links
Date:    September 21st 


Battle Of the Boozers

Texas Scramble with Baggers and Pickwicks regulars against the Paddy's Golf Society

Venue:  TBD

Holders: Basel Baggers