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Championship Player Memo

This correspondence verifies your spot into 7th GAM Junior Stroke Play Championship at Forest Akers – East Course on Thursday August 13 and Friday August 14, 2015.

 

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 / Junior Stroke Play / Course Setup.

 

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

 

CLUB ADDRESS:  3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910.

 

LODGING: Holiday Inn – Okemos. Phone: (517) 349-8700

 

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (517) 355-1635.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Junior Stroke Play 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.

 

GAM DRESS CODE:  Shirts with collars and sleeves are required; however women may wear collarless shirts with sleeves or sleeveless shirts with collars.  Neither tank tops, tee shirts, short shorts, gym shorts, cut-offs, bathing suits nor denim pants/shorts are permitted.  Players are expected to adhere to the dress code.

 

FOOD:  There is a complimentary luncheon for players only following play on one of the two days of the Championship.  The clubhouse will also have food available for purchase.

 

CADDIES/CARTS:  Caddies and carts are prohibited at any stage of this Championship. There will be no spectator carts allowed. Pull carts may be used if the host club allows them.

 

PRACTICE RANGE:  Players will have complimentary practice range privileges on the days of the competition, prior to play only.  The driving range will open one hour before the first tee time.

 

PLAYOFF:  In case of ties, there will be a sudden death playoff for the overall Champion.

 

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.

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