Competitions purse – FAQ’s

What is a competition purse? - All members have a ‘competitions purse’ in HandicapMaster this is a purse (or an account) from which they can pay competition entry fees. It is similar in operation to the Loyalty card system but should not be confused with it. The ‘competitions purse’ is initialised at £0 and needs to be topped up before signing in to a competition.


What is a competition purse used for? – The ‘competitions purse’ is used to pay for competition entry. When you sign-in to a competition, the fees (inc. optional sweep and two’s) will be automatically taken from this purse.


How do I top-up my competitions purse? - Top-ups are purchased at the bar using a loyalty card to pay for them and can be for any amount. You need to have your Loyalty Card with you if you need to top-up when you sign in.


How do I know what is in my competitions purse? - You can view your purse balance (and transactions) on the PSI terminals in the entrance hall, however top-up’s will not appear immediately as it takes a few day’s for the top-up to be processed to the purse account.


Why is my top-up not shown in my competitions purse? - Top-ups will not appear on your purse transactions immediately as they are only processed weekly on a Monday. However you can still ‘sign-in’ in the shop.


What happens to my competition winnings? – Weekend competition sweep winnings are paid back into your competitions purse. Wednesday Pro’s sweep winnings and all 2’s prizes go into your book in the Pro’s shop.


What are the benefits of a competition purse? – Competition entry will be easier as it will be a cashless system and your club will benefit by simplifying competition administration. If a member has enough funds in their purse they can sign-in themselves using the PSI terminals in the entrance hall without needing to go to the bar. However if they don’t have enough funds then they must sign-in in the shop after purchasing a top-up.