This correspondence verifies your qualification into the 9th GAM Senior Four-Ball Championship at Midland Country Club on Monday-Tuesday, August 17-18, 2015.
*Both Rounds will be Shotgun Starts. Monday’s round is a 1 p.m. Shotgun start. Tuesday’s round will be a 9 a.m. Shotgun start. Players are required to be in their cart 20 minutes prior to the beginning of the Shotgun start to receive announcements.*
CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available @ GAM.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / Men’s Championships /Senior Four-Ball Championship – Course Setup.
DIRECTIONS: Take US-23 to US-10 W to Eastman Rd (Midland). Head S on Eastman continue to St. Andrews. Head E on St. Andrews (L) and the club will be on the left.
CLUB ADDRESS: 1120 W St Andrews, Midland, MI 48641
CADDIES/CARTS: Automotive transportation is mandatory in this championship. Note: Only Competitors may ride in a Cart. Spectators are prohibited from riding.
LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved for players at the H Hotel, 111 W. Main Street, Midland, MI 48460. Players may receive a reduced rate $119/night by calling the hotel, 866-611-5231 and identify yourself with Midland Country Club/Golf Association of Michigan. The cutoff date for this rate is August 3rd.
PRACTICE ROUND: Call the pro shop at Midland CC directly at (989) 832-3074 to make arrangements for a practice round.
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: Complimentary lunch will be provided on Monday prior to your round and on Tuesday after your round.
PRACTICE RANGE: Midland CC has a Short Game Area, four hitting bays inside and four hitting bays outside for players to use. An additional option for practice facilities are at Currie Muncipal GC (1006 Currie Pkwy. Midland, MI 48640).
PLAYOFF: In case of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole playoff will begin immediately after all scores have been posted.