GAM Player Information
5th Michigan Senior Net Amateur - Atlas Valley GC
INFORMATION

TOURNAMENT DATE: Monday, August 2nd – Tuesday, August 3rd 

TEE TIME: You should arrive at your assigned tee at least ten (10) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter. In the event of a shotgun start, please be to your assigned cart 15 minutes prior to the starting time.

SECOND-ROUND PAIRINGS:  Will be available via www.gam.org and via phone.

DIRECTIONS:  Take I-69 to the Irish Road exit. Go South on Irish Road to Perry Road, then E ¼ mile to the club.

CLUB ADDRESS:  8313 Perry Rd, Grand Blanc, MI 48439

LODGING: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Flint Grand Blanc. 9044 Holly Rd, Grand Blanc, MI 48439 (810) 901-0000. Group name is “GAM”.   

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact Atlas Valley GC for rates and availability.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as a Michigan Senior Net Amateur Contestant.

GPS AND RANGE FINDERS: In this competition, if a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his/her play, AND USES IT FOR THOSE OTHER CONDITIONS the player is in breach of Rule 4.3, for which the penalty is TWO STROKES for the first breach of this rule and DISQUALIFICATION for a subsequent breach during the stipulated round.

FOOD:  There is a complimentary luncheon for players only on both days of the tournament.

HANDICAPS: In accordance with the World Handicap System recommendation for a stroke-play competition, all players will be receiving 95% of their course handicap for the competition. Handicap indexes for the competition will be established on the day most administratively practical for the GAM. Handicap indexes and course handicaps will not be altered between rounds.  

DRESS CODE: Shirts with collars and sleeves are required; however women may wear collarless shirts with sleeves or sleeveless shirts with collars.  Neither tank tops, tee shirts, short shorts, gym shorts, cut-offs, bathing suits nor denim pants/shorts are permitted.  Players and caddies are expected to adhere to the dress code.  Those inappropriately attired may be asked to change clothes before being allowed access to the course.  The GAM will adhere to any more specific dress code required by a host facility.

CADDIES/CARTS:  Automotive transportation is mandatory in this championship. NOTE: Only competitors may ride in a player cart. There will be no caddies or allowed. A maximum of 2 carts per group. Spectator carts are only permitted if a request, accompanied by a doctor’s note confirming the spectator’s need for a cart, is submitted to the GAM at least two days prior to the competition. Requests and doctor’s notes can be submitted to tournaments@gam.golf and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

PRACTICE RANGE:  Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only. The driving range will open one hour before the first tee time.

PLAYOFF:  In case of ties, there will be a three-hole playoff (cumulative net) for the overall championship.  

WITHDRAWAL:  If you must withdraw, please notify the GAM by e-mailing tournaments@gam.golf. If you must withdraw within 24 hours of the competition, please contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242 ext. 124. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future GAM competitions.