Championship Player Memo

Michigan Net Amateur Championship at Prestwick Village Golf Club on Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September, 2013.

 

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 / Net Championships / Net Amateur Championship – Course Setup.

DIRECTIONS: Located on the S side of M-59, 1 mile W of Milford Road. From US-23, take M-59 E 5 miles to the club.

CLUB ADDRESS:  136 Inverness, Highland, MI 48357.

LODGING:  A block of rooms has been  reserved at the Holiday Inn Express, 8265 Movie Drive, Brighton, for a group rate of $83 plus taxes. To make a reservation please call 810-225-4300 by September 8, 2013, and  identify yourself with the code: MNA (Michigan Net Amateur).

ENTRY FEE: ALL QUALIFIERS MUST RE-SUBMIT AN  ENTRY AND PAY THE ADDITIONAL $110 FEE TO PLAY IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

 

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (248) 887-4334.  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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