2nd GAM Junior Invitational
Forest Akers Golf Course ( West)
September 20 - September 21, 2014
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Championship Player Memo

Both rounds will be played at Forest Akers –West in Lansing, Saturday & Sunday, September 20-21, 2014


TEE TIME: Tee times on Saturday will start at 12:00 PM. Please be aware there will be traffic do to MSU's Football game. You should arrive at your assigned tee at least ten (10) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter.

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

CLUB ADDRESS:  3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910

LODGING:  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn – Okemos for a group rate of $112 plus taxes. Rooms must be reserved by Sept 1st. Contestants may call the hotel (517) 349-8700 directly and identify themselves as part of the GAM Junior Invite to receive a reduced rate on rooms.

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability of practice rounds – Forest Akers (517) 355-1635. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Junior Invitational 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 her 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 and such additional functions are actually used.

ONE BALL RULE: The One Ball Rule will not be in effect for this championship.

FOOD:  A meal will be provided after one of the rounds. Other food and beverage may be purchased at the snack shop.

CADDIES/CARTS:  All players are required to walk. Contestants must carry their own bag, caddies are not permitted.  Carts are not permitted for players.Pull carts may be used. Spectator carts are not permitted. 

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

PLAYOFF: A playoff for the Championship will take place immediately after the final scores have been posted. It is the player’s responsibility to be ready to play when called to the tee.

WITHDRAWAL:  If you have to withdraw the night or weekend before, please contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242. If you call after business hours, please leave a message on voice mail #24.  Failure to notify may result in suspension from future GAM competitions.

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