Championship Player Memo
TO:GAM Senior Amateur ContestantsDATE: 9/15/08

FROM:Ken Hartmann, Director of Rules & Competitions

SUBJECT:GAM Senior Amateur Championship @ Point O’Woods Golf & Country Club

This correspondence will verify your entry into the GAM Senior Amateur Championship at Point O’Woods Golf & Country Club on Monday and Tuesday, September 22 and 23, 2008.

Please note your starting time and starting tee assignment from the enclosed pairing sheets. You should arrive at the tee at least ten minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter.


2ND ROUND PAIRINGS: Round two pairings will be based on round one scores with the lowest scorers teeing off last.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-94 to exit 34 (196 N/ US-31 N) to exit 1 (Red Arrow Hwy.) Go east (right) off the exit 1 mile, then south (right) on Roslyn Road. Go I mile to club entrance.

CLUB ADDRESS: 1516 Roslyn Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022.

LODGING: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Benton Harbor, (269) 927-4599, Comfort Suites, Benton Harbor, (269) 925-8800.

PRACTICE ROUND: Practice rounds are available but you must call the Pro shop in advance and identify yourself as a GAM Senior Championship Contestant, (269) 944-5851.

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 (FOR COMPETITORS ONLY): A complimentary lunch will be available each day of the tournament. We recommend the afternoon group eat lunch before play.

LATE TO TEE: Note under Rule 6-3 and Optional Condition as stated in Appendix I shall be in effect. All players must be present on the tee and ready to play at the time laid down by the Committee. The order of play is not relevant. See Decision 6-3a/2.

CADDIES/CARTS: Automotive transportation is mandatory. Cart fees are included in the entry fee. Note: Only two carts per group of three. ONLY COMPETITORS MAY RIDE. CADDIES ARE NOT PERMITTED.

PLAYOFF: A playoff for the Championship only will take place immediately after the final scores have been posted. It is the player’s responsibility to be ready to play when called to the tee.

WITHDRAWAL: If you must withdraw, contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242. If you call the GAM office after business hours, please leave a message on voice mail extension 24.
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