Championship Player Memo
INFORMATION

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.

2nd ROUND PAIRINGS: Will be available via www.gam.org and via phone. A number will be posted on the scoreboard.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-96 to 127 N to Lake Lansing Road. Go E on Lake Lansing Road for about 3 ½ miles. The road makes several curves. The club is located on Lake Lansing Road about ½ mile past Hagadorn Road.

CLUB ADDRESS: 2874 Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

LODGING: Holiday Inn Express, East Lansing – 517-333-0300. You must make your reservation by May 21, 2010, and identify yourself as a GAM Women’s Mid-Am contestant to receive the group rate of $89.99 plus tax.

PRACTICE ROUND: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (517) 332-8640. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Women’s Mid-Amateur 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.

GAM 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.

FOOD: A complimentary lunch will be available each day in the clubhouse after each round for competitors only.

CADDIES/CARTS: Players may walk during the stipulated round or use automotive transportation. Players are responsible for their own cart fees during the championship. Contestants may carry their own bag or bring their own caddie. Pull carts are allowed if the club allows them. Caddies must walk at all times during a stipulated round. PENALTY: See penalty clause for breach of the condition on transportation prescribed in Appendix I of The Rules of Golf.

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

PLAYOFF: A tie for the Championship only will be determined by a sudden-death playoff immediately after the final scores have been posted. All other ties will be decided by the card matching method recommended by the USGA. (Appendix I, Part C, paragraph 11). It is the player’s responsibility to be ready to play when called to the tee.

PRIZES: Prizes will be awarded to the low gross and low net finishers in each flight. The overall low gross scorer will have her name engraved on the Jeanne L. Myers Trophy.

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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