This correspondence will verify your qualification for the 93rd GAM Championship at Red Run Golf Club on Monday, August 4th, 2014. There will be 84 players who will compete over 36 holes on that day with the field being cut to the low 30 and ties for the final 18 holes on Tuesday, August 5th.
Note: Should there be a need to adjust second round tee times, players will be notified when they return their first round scorecards. Be sure to confirm your afternoon starting time before leaving the scoring area.
*NO PULL CARTS ALLOWED at Red Run Golf Club*
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 Championship – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to 12 Mile. Go W on 12 Mile to Rochester Rd. The Club is located between 12 Mile Rd. and 13 Mile Rd.
CLUB ADDRESS: 2036 Rochester Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48073
LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Fairfield Inn (Madison Heights) 32800 Stephenson Hwy. Madison Heights 48071 for $74 plus taxes. You must call 248-588-3388 by July 28th to make your reservation to receive the group rate. The group name is GAM.
PRACTICE ROUNDS: Red Run GC is offering a practice round rate of $50, please contact the golf shop for availability, (248) 548-8423. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Championship contestants. There are no practice rounds August 1st – 3rd due to their Club Championship.
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: A complimentary lunch will be available on the first day of the competition. Food will be available for purchase on the other day of the competition.
CADDIES/CARTS: All players are required to walk. Contestants may carry their own bag, bring their own caddie, or reserve a Red Run GC caddie. Pull Carts are NOT Allowed at Red Run GC. Caddies must also walk. If you would like to reserve a Red Run caddy, the cost is $50 plus tip and you must contact 248-548-8423 by July 29. Carts are not permitted for caddies or spectators.
PRACTICE RANGE: Opens one hour before the first tee time 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.