A single-session event for teams of four. Teams are allocated by the Director on the day. The pair with the lowest combined handicap is teamed up with the pair with the highest combined handicap, second lowest with second highest and so on across the entire entry.
The May Pamplin Shield is presented to team with the best score.
The competition was formerly a Swiss Teams event. From 2006-07 it was decided to make it a single-session Handicap Teams event, usually held in November.
May Pamplin was a good golfer and bridge player who lived well into her 90s.