4th GAM Junior Stroke Play
Forest Akers Golf Course ( East)
August 15 - August 16, 2012
Championship Player Memo

GAM Junior Stroke Play Championship at Forest Akers – East Course  on Wednesday,  August 15  and Thursday, August 16, 2012.

:  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 / Junior Stroke Play / Course Setup.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-96 to 127 N to the Trowbridge Road exit off 127/496. Turn right on Harrison Road. Entrance is just past Mt. Hope Road (about 1 mile) on the left side.

CLUB ADDRESS:  3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910.

LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Okemos, for $99 plus taxes. Please call 517-349-6100 to reserve a room by August 1, 2012, and use the group code, JSP.


PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (517) 355-1635.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Junior Stroke Play 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:  There is a complimentary luncheon for players only following play on one of the two days of the Championship.  The clubhouse will also have food available for purchase.

CADDIES/CARTS:  Caddies and carts are prohibited at any stage of this Championship. There will be no spectator carts allowed.

PRACTICE RANGE:  Players will have complimentary practice range privileges on the days of the competition, prior to play only.  Open one hour before the first tee time.


PLAYOFF:  In case of ties, there will be a sudden death playoff for the overall Champion. 

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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