Championship Player Memo

Michigan Net Amateur Championship at Oakhurst Golf & Country Club on Monday, September 19 and Tuesday, September 20, 2011.


Please note your starting time and starting tee assignment from the enclosed pairing sheets. 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 @, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / Net Championships / Net Amateur Championship – Course Setup.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to exit 89 (Sashabaw Road). Go N on Sashabaw to Clarkston Road. Turn  right (E) on Clarkston and take to Clintonville Road. Turn right (S) on Clintonville. The club is located on the E side of the road.

CLUB ADDRESS:  7000 Oakhurst Lane, Clarkston, MI 48348.


LODGING: Crowne Plaza Auburn Hills -248-373-4550. The GAM has secured a group rate of $69 plus taxes if you make your reservation by Thursday, September 8, 2011. The name of the group is Michigan Net Amateur.



PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (248) 391-3900.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as Michigan Net 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.

FOOD:  There is a complimentary luncheon for players only following  Tuesday’s round of golf.  The clubhouse will also have food available for purchase.


CADDIES/CARTS:  All players are required to ride. ONLY COMPETITORS MAY RIDE IN A CART. Spectators are prohibited from riding.  Caddies are not allowed in any GAM riding event.


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


PLAYOFF:  In case of ties, there will be a three hole playoff (cumulative net) for the overall and division champions. 


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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