This correspondence verifies your qualification into the 94th GAM Championship at Country Club of Lansing on August 10, 2015. 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 11th. Monday’s first round will begin at 8 a.m. with groups going of Nos. 1 and 10. Monday’s second round will begin at 1:30 p.m. off of Nos. 1 and 10.
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.
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.
PRACTICE RANGE: Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only. The driving range will open one hour before the first tee time.
CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available @ GAM.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / Men’s Championships / GAM Championship – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-96 to 127 N to 496 W towards downtown Lansing. Take Exit 5 (Martin Luther King), go through the first light (northbound through MLK) to the second light (southbound MLK). Turn L, go over bridge, first street past bridge take a R (Moores River Dr.) stay R through the roundabout. The club will be ¾ mile past the roundabout on your left.
CLUB ADDRESS: 2200 Moores River Dr. Lansing, MI 48911
CADDIES/CARTS: All players are required to walk. Contestants may carry their own bag, bring their own caddie, or reserve a CC of Lansing caddie. Push Carts will be allowed. Caddies must also walk. Carts are not permitted for caddies or spectators. If you would like to reserve a caddie, you must reserve one with CC of Lansing by Aug. 7 by calling (517) 318-5210. The flat rate is $35, and that does not include tip.
LODGING: Holiday Inn Express and Suites Lansing, 9490 Woodlane Dr. Dimondale, MI 48821. (517) 646-7000. Please identify yourself as a GAM Championship participant to receive the group rate of $99.00 (July 19th cutoff date).
PRACTICE ROUND: Call the pro shop directly at (517) 318-5219 to make arrangements for a practice round. The practice round rate is $35.
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.
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 the GAM office after business hours, please leave a message on voice mail extension 24.