GAM Women’s Senior Amateur Championship at Belvedere Golf Club on August 29 and 30, 2011.
CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available at www.gam.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / Women’s Championship / Women’s Senior – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take US-31 to Marion Center Road. Go S 1 mile.
CLUB ADDRESS: 5731 Marion Center Road, Charlevoix, MI 49720.
LODGING: A block of rooms has been arranged at AmericInn of Charlevoix. The rate for 2 people is $79, 3 people -$81, 4 people - $83 per room plus tax. These rooms will be held until August 17, 2011. Call the hotel directly at (231) 237-0988 to make reservations and be sure to identify yourself as a player in the GAM Women’s Senior Championship.
PRACTICE ROUND: Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Women’s Senior Amateur Championship contestants (231) 547-2611.
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 her 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.
The first round will be conducted by tee times; the second round will be a shotgun start.
CADDIES/CARTS: Use of motorized cart is mandatory for all players.
FOOD: A complimentary lunch will be provided on both Monday and Tuesday.
PRACTICE RANGE: Complimentary for players prior to play on each day of the competition. The range will be open one hour before the 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 broken by the scorecard playoff that is used and recommended by the USGA. 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 Sara Wold 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.