Championship Player Memo

INFORMATION

 

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.

 

2nd ROUND PAIRINGS:  Will be available via www.gam.org and via phone. The phone number will be posted on the scoreboard.

 

DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to exit 32, east to Allen Road, right to Van Horn, left to W. Jefferson, then left again to Grosse Ile Pkwy. Cross the bridge and immediately make a hook R turn to come to the bottom of the bridge. Turn R on W. River Rd. to go under the bridge. Go about 1 mile to the club entrance, which is on W. River Rd. just past Ferry Rd.

 

CLUB ADDRESS:  22843 West River Road. Grosse Ile, MI 48138

 

LODGING: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 21500 West Road, Woodhaven, MI 48183. 734-362-0933

 

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (734) 676-0330.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Women’s Mid-Amateur 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:  A complimentary meal will be available each day in the clubhouse after each round for competitors only.

 

CADDIES/CARTS: Automotive transportation is mandatory in this Championship and cart fees are included in the entry fee. Only two carts per group will be allowed. Caddies are not permitted. No spectators will be allowed to ride in carts.

 

PRACTICE RANGE:  Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only.  On Sunday, players may warm up prior to their round at Water's Edge GC (25215 W River Rd Grosse Ile, MI 48138). Please identify yourself to the pro shop at the course as a participant in the GAM Women's Mid-Amateur. Monday's round, players may warm up prior to their round at West Shore G&CC.  Range will be open each day one hour before the first tee time.

 

PLAYOFF: A tie for the Championship only will be determined by a sudden-death playoff immediately after the final scores have been posted.  All other ties will be decided by the card matching method recommended by the USGA.  (Appendix I, Part C, paragraph 11). It is the player’s responsibility to be ready to play when called to the tee.

 

PRIZES: Prizes will be awarded in each division to the Low Gross and the Low Net finishers, based on the total number of participants in each division. Each Division and flight must have a minimum of 7 participants to award prizes to Low Gross and Low Net finishers. The overall low gross scorer in the Mid-Amateur Division will have her name engraved on the Jeanne L. Myers Trophy.

 

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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