Constitution

1. Name
  • This is the constitution ("Constitution") of Scottish Ladies Open Tour ("The Organisation").
2. Aims and Objectives
  • The Paul Lawrie Golf Centre Scottish Ladies Open Tour is a non profit-making developmental mini circuit of annual golf competitions, designed to help raise the standard of lady professional golfers who are not members of the Ladies European Tour so that they can become good enough to gain pass marks at the LET Qualifying School. The Tour is also aimed a girl or lady amateurs with single-figure handicaps so that they can test themselves by playing alongside lady professionals and find out if they are good enough (a) To turn professional and (b) To prepare for Q School to the LET Tour. ("Objectives")

3. Membership

  • The Organisation shall consist of the Founders and the members
  • The founders reserve the right to refuse/terminate membership of anyone who refuses to agree to/abide by the Tour Regulations or the Constitution.
  • Any female professional golfers and female amateurs with a recognized handicap of 9 or less can apply for membership. 
  • In accepting membership a person agrees to abide by the constitution of the Organisation and the rulings of the Founders
  • The interpretation of the constitution shall be vested in the Founders, who shall decide all questions relating to the Organisation, save those specified in or involving an amendment to the constitution.
  • The Founders may decide upon changes in classes of membership or subscriptions/fees at its discretion

4. Finance

  • All monies raised by or on behalf of the Organisation (less expenses) shall be applied to further the objects of the Organisation and for no other purpose.
  • Founders are responsible for the finances of the Organisation
  • The financial year of the Organisation ends on 31st December
  • Proper accounts shall be kept of all sums of money received and paid out by the Organisation
  • The funds of the Organisation shall be lodged at a bank or building society in an account in the name of the Organisation
  • The Organisation does not hold material assets or intangible assets.
5. The Founders
  • Colin Farquharson and Nicola Melville are the founders of the organisation ("The Founders").
  • The founders take responsibility for the day to day running and management of the organisation.
  • Any member may submit a proposal ("Proposal") by contacting the Founders who will have the final decision and, if appropriate, will put it to a vote.

6 Dissolution Procedures

  • In the event of the Organisation ceasing to exist, and following the discharge of all debts and liabilities, any assets at the time of dissolution shall be distributed by the Founders. No member shall obtain or benefit from any such assets of the Organisation.
7. Review of Constitution
  • This constitution shall be reviewed as necessary.
  • Any alteration to the constitution shall require a two thirds majority of members when put to vote.
  • In the event of any question or matter arising which is not provided in the constitution, such question or matter shall be dealt with by the Founders, whose decision shall be final.