This correspondence will verify your entry into the 29th GAM Senior Championship at Orchard Lake Country Club on Monday and Tuesday, September 14 and 15, 2015.
TEE TIME: You should arrive at the tee at least ten minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter.
SECOND-ROUND PAIRINGS: Round two pairings will be based on round one scores with the lowest scorers teeing off last.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-696 to exit 5 (Orchard Lake Rd.). Go N on Orchard Lake Rd. to Pontiac Trail. Go W on Pontiac Trail to Old Orchard Trail. Turn R on Old Orchard Trail and then take a slight R on Westshore Dr. to club.
CLUB ADDRESS: 5000 Westshore Dr. Orchard Lake, MI 48324
LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn – Detroit/Novi at 14 Mile Road. 169 Loop Rd. Novi, MI 48390. Players may receive a reduced rate $119/night by calling the hotel, (248) 624-8100 and the group code is GAM. The cutoff date for this rate is August 13th.
PRACTICE ROUND: Practice rounds are available but you must call the pro shop in advance and identify yourself as a GAM Senior Championship Contestant, (248) 682-2500.
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 (FOR COMPETITORS ONLY): A complimentary lunch will be available each day of the tournament. We request the afternoon group eat lunch prior to your tee time.
PRACTICE RANGE: Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only.
LATE TO TEE: Note under Rule 6-3 and Optional Condition as stated in Appendix I shall be in effect. All players must be present on the tee and ready to play at the time laid down by the Committee. The order of play is not relevant. See Decision 6-3a/2.
CADDIES/CARTS: Automotive transportation is mandatory. Cart fees are included in the entry fee. Note: Only two carts per group of three. ONLY COMPETITORS MAY RIDE. CADDIES ARE NOT PERMITTED. NO SPECTATOR CARTS ALLOWED.
PLAYOFF: A playoff for the Championship only 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 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.