13th GAM Women's Mid-Amateur
Oak Pointe Country Club (Championship Course)
August 17 - August 18, 2011
Championship Player Memo

GAM Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Oak Pointe Country Club (Championship Course) on Wednesday August 17 and Thursday August 18, 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.


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 exit 147 (Spencer). Take Spencer through Brighton to Club House Drive.


CLUB ADDRESS:  4500 Club Drive, Brighton, MI 48116.


LODGING: A block of rooms has been arranged for $79 plus tax at  Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Brighton. Please call the hotel direct at  810-225-4300 and use the code word GAM when making the reservation. You must book before August 2, 2011.  You may also book online at www.hiexpress.com/brightonmi  Make sure you use the group code: GAM.


PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (810) 227-9194.  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. 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


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.

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

CADDIES/CARTS:  Players must use automotive transportation during the stipulated round.  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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