Championship Player Memo
Note: Should there be a need to adjust second round tee times, players will be notified when they return their first round scorecards. Be sure to confirm your afternoon starting time before leaving the scoring area.


CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available @, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / GAM Championship – Course Setup.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-696 to exit 5 (Orchard Lake Road). Go N on Orchard Lake Road to Pontiac Trail. Go W on Pontiac Trail to Old Orchard Trail. Turn right on Old Orchard Trail and then take a slight right on West Shore Drive to the club.

CLUB ADDRESS: 5000 West Shore Drive, Orchard Lake, MI 48324.

LODGING: Hampton Inn (Commerce Twp.) (248) 624-8100. For special rate, mention that you are a GAM Championship contestant. Make reservation as soon as possible because of nearby PGA Championship at Oakland Hills.

PRACTICE ROUNDS: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (248) 682-2500. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Championship contestants.

GPS AND RANGE FINDERS: In this competition, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance ONLY. However, if, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, wind-speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional functions are actually used.

FOOD: A complimentary lunch will be available on the first day of the competition. Food will be available for purchase on the other day of the competition.

CADDIES/CARTS: All players are required to walk. Contestants may carry their own bag or bring their own caddie. Caddies must also walk. Carts are not permitted for caddies or spectators. Caddies are available through Orchard Lake Country Club by calling the pro shop at 248-682-2500. An Orchard Lake caddie must be reserved by Monday, August 4th.

PRACTICE RANGE: Opens at 7:00 a.m. and is complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only.

PLAYOFF: A tie for the Championship only will be determined by a sudden death playoff. Ties for runner-up will be broken by scorecard playoff.

WITHDRAWAL: If you must withdraw, contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242. If you call after business hours, please leave message on voice mail #24. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future GAM competitions.

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