About the Competiton
The overall aim of the competition is to 'Support Junior Golf in your County'. Since the establishment of this event in 2000 around £70,000 has now been donated to Midlands Golf Unions to assist young players from primary school age upwards. With your help it is our aim to extend this achievement still further, read more on how the competition supports junior golf >>>
Entry for the 2016 Taskers Trophy Inter-Club Knockout Golf Competition, is open to all clubs in
- South Yorkshire - Sheffield
- Leicestershire & Rutland
- South Lancashire
If your club neighbours one of these counties and you would like to enter, please contact us as we maybe able to extend our invitation to your club or county to enter.
The competition, sponsored by Taskers UK, is based on an Inter-Club knockout format, with teams of 7 male players aged 50 or over competing. Initial rounds are drawn on a zoned basis with winners from the first round going on to compete for ‘The Taskers Trophy’ and the losers from the first round going on to compete for ‘The Taskers Plate’ this ensures each team gets at least 2 rounds for their entry fee - subject to number of entries.
Apart from the obvious financial reward to Junior Golf itself the annual event gives an opportunity to all competitors to play new courses, meet more people and enjoy the superb 'camaraderie' that is the hallmark of this 26 year old tournament. It is not expensive…. and it is great fun. We hope your club will become involved.
About the Inter-Club Committee
Sponsor - Taskers UK
The current Taskers Trophy Inter-Club Golf Competition for the Over Fifties, was re-established in 2000 as the The Spondon Trophies, which was formed following the 'Marstons' competition having become defunct with the takeover of Marstons brewery in Burton upon Trent in 1999. In 2000 it was re-sponsored by founding committee member 2000 Bobby Caple, and his then trophy business. In 2007 Taskers UK joined in co-sponsorship of the competition and it became the Spondon Trophies Taskers UK Inter-Club, with their sponsorship they introduced the Taskers Plate, for teams knocked out in the first round, in 2013 Taskers UK agreed to become the sole title sponsor of the competition we know today the Taskers Trophy Inter-Club
Our Inter-Club journey began in 2000 when Bob Caple, former proprietor of a Derby trophy business and then Captain of Breadsall Priory at the time acknowledged the sad loss of an enormously popular annual event, 'The Marstons Trophy' and brought about its resurrection, in the form of 'Spondon Trophies' Interclub Knockout Competition for the over 50s, with the extension of the competition in 2007 with the addition of the Taskers Plate Competition.
Thanks also go to Mike Crawford of Taskers UK Ltd, and Past Captain of Breadsall Priory, for the introduction in 2007, of the 'Taskers Plate' competition, and becoming sole sponsor in 2013 brining the Inter-Club under the Taskers Trophy banner. Along with additional financial support and a prestigious trophy from Taskers, competing teams defeated in round one, can continue trough to the grand final in the 'Plate' competition, along side the 'Trophy' competition.
With the support of Stuart Ross, Colin Annison, Mike Crawford and Ian Burtoft - all past Captains of Breadsall Priory, the event has raised in the region of £50,000 to date - all of which was donated to promote junior golf in the counties of all participating clubs, via their associated County Unions.