GAM Senior Four-Ball at Flint Golf Club on Monday-Tuesday, August 22-23, 2011.
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.
CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available @ GAM.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / GAM Senior Four-Ball – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to I-475 to the Bristol Road exit. Go E to Saginaw Street. Go N on Saginaw Street past Atherton and the Applegate Chevrolet Used Car & Truck Lot. Go E at the light at Livingston and then right at the stop sign. Follow Lakewood Drive to the club.
CLUB ADDRESS: 3100 Lakewood Drive, Flint, MI 48507.
Tuesday’s round will be a 9:00 am shotgun start.
LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved at Holiday Inn – Gateway Center, Flint. Please call 1-810-232-5300 or 1-800-465-4329 by July 31, 2011, to receive the special rate of $79 plus taxes.
PRACTICE ROUNDS: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (810) 743-6750. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Senior Four-Ball 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. A PROHIBITED DEVICE SHALL INCLUDE ANY CELL PHONE OR SMART PHONE (E.G., I-PHONE, BLACKBERRY, ETC.) CAPABLE OF OPERATING AN APPLICATION FOR YARDAGE OR OTHER CONDITIONS OF GOLF INFORMATION
FOOD: A buffet lunch will be served at the club on both days of the competition.
CADDIES/CARTS: Automotive transportation is mandatory for both days of the Championship and is included in your entry fee. Carts are not permitted for spectators.
PRACTICE RANGE: Opens one hour prior to the first tee time on days of the competition 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.