Open Competitions

If you haven’t played at Tadmarton Heath then you are in for a treat, our range of Opens offer the perfect, competitive opportunity. The golf is down to you but we will provide a challenging course, in tip-top condition, with plenty of gorse. The greens are quick and true, many of the bunkers have been remodelled and we can offer a range of delicious refreshments when you have finished.

The Banbury Town Cup and the Beaumont Pease attract some of the leading amateur men from around the region while the Bache Hay Trophy is our top ladies’ competition. Tadmarton also hosts a national Fathers & Daughters foursomes event that has become increasingly popular since it began in 2011.

Please be advised, entry for all Taddy 2020 opens will be available from Friday 17th January 2020. Please feel free to peruse the outline of each event below, we look forward to your entry in due course and welcoming you back to Tadmarton Heath during the season.

Men's Opens

The Beaumont Pease Trophy and Harold King Cup
Saturday 12th june 2021

The Beaumont Pease is Tadmarton’s most prestigious trophy and attracts a quality field of single figure amateur golfers from around the region with handicaps of eight or less. A Berks, Bucks and Oxon Order of Merit event, further to a record entry in 2020, 2021 will again be played over 18-holes with the best net medal score winning the Beaumont Pease, while the Harold King Cup is awarded to the player with the best gross score. To enter, please click on the link below to view our entry form


Men's Open for the Banbury Town Cup

The origins of the Banbury Town Cup are unknown but the cup is inscribed Tadmarton Heath Golf Cup 1925. It is an 18-hole medal competition open to members and non-members.
It was first played for in 1925 during the two-day Autumn Open meeting held in October and was advertised as the Banbury Town Challenge Cup.



Mixed Opens

Tadmarton Heath Mixed Open Four-Ball (Better-Ball) 
SUNDAy 4th july 2021

The Mixed Open Four-Ball (Stableford) is an exceedingly popular event enjoyed by players from across the region.  Early booking is recommended. You can enter and pay for this competition via the entry form below


The Fathers & Daughters Open Foursomes 

The Fathers & Daughters Foursomes competition was launched in September 2011 to fill a gap in the market.
Barbara Round,  a former secretary of the ladies’ section at Tadmarton, has played on a number of occasions in the national Mothers & Daughters championship with her daughter Sam, the former Oxfordshire Ladies’ champion. She felt there was nothing in particular for dads and their daughters so suggested a new competition to be held at Tadmarton.
The 27-hole foursomes competition has proved a great success attracting players from all across the country with handicaps ranging from +3 to 36. Some of our regular pairs travel from as far as Lancashire and West Sussex!


The William Potts Pairs Open Championship

A Stableford pairs competition open to pairs of of either men or ladies. Jointly sponsored by the Banbury Guardian and Tadmarton Heath Golf Club in support of a deserved local charity. You can enter and pay for this competition online at the link below, or by downloading the entry form and posting back along with a cheque.


Ladies' Opens

We are delighted to announce our 2021 date!

Our Ladies Open has proved to be very popular over many years in its 3-ball format. Tadmarton offers a well organised event and as ever, beautiful surroundings throughout your day with us.

Our Heathland course rates in England's Top 100, is widely regarded as a must play and is kept in excellent condition. Refreshments are provided prior to and after your round of golf. We look forward to welcoming Ladies back to Tadmarton in 2021.

Ladies Open 3 Ball Alliance
Thursday 22nd July 2021

Click here for Entry Form

Senior Opens

The Seniors Pairs Open
tuesday 21st september 2021

The Senior Pairs Open has proved to be very popular, with substantial fields each year to date. 43pts has won this open over the last two years.

The format is pairs betterball, stableford with Tadmarton pair and defending champions Mike Abbots & David Ryan, going for three in a row in 2021.


Junior Opens

The Junior Open
For 'The R&A Putter' 
Donated by Gavin Caldwell Captain of the R&A 2016

The popular Junior Open is a BB&O (Berks, Bucks and Oxfordshire) Junior Order of Merit Event. It is played for ‘The R&A Putter’ which was donated by Gavin Caldwell, past member of Tadmarton Heath and Captain of the R&A in 2016.  Prizes are awarded to the best gross medal score and the best nett Stableford score. The handicap limits are 28 for boys and 36 for girls. 

To enter this competition, please click on the link below or email our office e: