This correspondence verifies your qualification into the 8th GAM Senior Four-Ball Championship at Great Oaks Country Club on Monday-Tuesday, August 18-19, 2014.
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 / Men’s Championships /Senior Four-Ball Championship – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to the University Drive exit. Go E on University to N Squirrel Road. Go N on N Squirrel Road to Walton Blvd. Go E on Walton Blvd. to Great Oaks Blvd. Go N on Great Oaks Blvd. to the club.
CLUB ADDRESS: 777 Great Oaks Blvd., Rochester, MI 48307.
CADDIES/CARTS: Automotive transportation is mandatory in this championship. Note: Only Competitors may ride in a Cart. Caddies are not permitted during any phase of the Championship. Spectators are prohibited from riding.
LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved for players at the Hyatt Place- Auburn Hills, 1545 N Opdyke Rd. 48326. Players may receive a reduced rate $109/night by calling the hotel, 248-475-9393 and identify yourself as the GAM Sr. Four-Ball Participant by July 27th. You may also reserve a room online at www.hyattplaceauburnhills.com under the group/corporate # input G-GAMG
PRACTICE ROUND: Call the pro shop at Great Oaks directly at (248) 651- 6566 to make arrangements for a practice round.
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.
FOOD: Complimentary lunch will be provided after play each day.
PRACTICE RANGE: Complimentary for players only. Range will open one hour before the first tee time.
PLAYOFF: In case of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole playoff will begin immediately after all scores have been posted.
PRIZES: Awards will be given to the Champion and Runner-Up teams in both flights during the lunch and reception.
WITHDRAWAL: If you must withdraw, contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242. If you call the GAM office after business hours, please leave a message on voice mail extension 24.