This correspondence will verify your entry into the GAM Senior Four-Ball at Kent Country Club on Monday-Tuesday, August 19-20, 2013.
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.
CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available @ GAM.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / GAM Senior Four-Ball – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-96 west to College Avenue exit. Turn right (N), N of Leonard Street, College Avenue ends at the club.
CLUB ADDRESS: 1600 College Avenue, NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505.
Tuesday’s round will be a shotgun start.
LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 358 River Ridge Dr. NW, Walker, MI 49544. Players may arrange their lodging by calling the hotel at 616-647-4100 and using the group code “GAM”.
PRACTICE ROUNDS: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (616) 363-6112. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Senior Four-Ball 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
FOOD: A buffet lunch will be served at the club on both days of the competition.
CADDIES/CARTS: Automotive transportation is mandatory for both days of the Championship and is included in your entry fee. Carts are not permitted for spectators.
PRACTICE RANGE: Opens one hour prior to the first tee time on days of the competition and is complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only.
PLAYOFF: A tie for the Championship only will be determined by a sudden death playoff. Ties for runner-up will be broken by scorecard playoff.
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.