2012 saw the introduction of the National Order of Merit for Men (NOOM) series that originally comprised of 4 rounds, one at each of the grass courses in the Paphos area. The NOOM was open to entries from any male CGF member, with a seperate division for Cypriot nationals, the top four of which went on to a play-off weekend for the title of the Cyprus National Champion. In 2016 the NOOM was enhanced with the introduction of the NOOM Ladies Gross and Net divisions, while 2017 the seies in enhanced further with the introduction of 2 gross divisions for the Men's series as below:
- Eight rounds organised and run by the CGF, open only to federated members of CGF clubs with a valid EGA hcp.
- Divisions (click a division name for the latest classifications):
- Number of places for each round will be limited and strictly on a first come first served basis.
- Entry Application Forms for each round must be submitted on-line (scroll below to the NOOM 2017 Schedule of Events section and click on each round's online Entry Form link).
- Entry fee of 35 Euro for each round (includes both competition fee and green fee). Payment will not be claimed unless a place in the round applied for is confirmed by the CGF via email.
- From NOOM round 5 onwards entry priority will be given to the leading 10 players from the NOOM Men – Gross Division 1 and to the leading 10 players from the NOOM Ladies – Gross division
- All rounds will be in a mixed Stableford off full hcp format (to a maximum Playing Hcp of 28 for men and 36 for ladies) and will be hcp qualifiers.
- Each round will be marshalled by CGF Officials to improve pace of play
- Men will play off the White tees, ladies of the Blue tees.
- Trophies for the first 2 places (mixed stableford net) in each round will be available
- The best 20 placed men and best 20 placed ladies will be awarded points (25 points for 1st place to 1 point for 20th place) Click for Points Table
- IMPORTANT CHANGE Best 6 out of 8 results to count. Best 5 out of 8 results to count
- Results from the series to form the basis or part of the criteria for any potential National Team selection
- Top 4 places in the NOOM Men – Gross will be selected to the CGF Team to play the CyPGA pros
NOOM 2017 Schedule of Events (a seperate entry form must be submitted for each round)
Round 1: April 8 - Aphrodite Hills GC
Round 2: April 30 - Minthis Hills GC
Round 3: May 6 - Aphrodite Hills GC
Round 4: June 4 - Eléa Estate GC
Round 5: June 18 - Secret Valley GC
Round 6: Septemer 17 - Minthis Hills GC
Round 7: December 3 - Eléa Estate GC
Round 8: December 10 - Secret Valley GC