Championship Player Memo
This correspondence will verify your entry into the 19th GAM Women’s Senior Championship at Birchwood Farms G&CC on August 31st & September 1st. 

*The first round will be conducted by tee times; the second round will be a 9:00 am shotgun start.*

INFORMATION

CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available at www.gam.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / Women’s Championship / Women’s Senior – Course Setup.

DIRECTIONS: Follow M-119 N out of Harbor Springs (about 3 miles). The clubhouse is located on Birchwood Dr. about 1 ½ miles after entering the Birchwood community.

CLUB ADDRESS:  600 Birchwood Dr. Harbor Springs, MI 49740

LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved at Boyne Highlands for Sunday, August 30th and Monday, August 31st. You can reserve your rooms online by Clicking Here or call 1-800-Go-Boyne and state you are a participant in the GAM Women's Senior Championship.

PRACTICE ROUND: Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time at the pro shop (231) 526-6245 and identify themselves as GAM Women’s Senior Championship 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 her 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.

CADDIES/CARTS: Use of motorized cart is mandatory for all players. Spectators are not allowed to ride on carts.

FOOD:
 A complimentary lunch will be provided on both Monday and Tuesday.

PRACTICE RANGE: Complimentary for players prior to play on each day of the competition.  The range will be open 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 broken by the scorecard playoff that is used and recommended by the USGA. It is the player’s responsibility to be ready to play when called to the tee.

PRIZES: Prizes will be awarded to the low gross and the low net finishers in each flight based on the total number of entries, excluding Championship Flight. Championship flight prizes will be awarded to the Overall Champion and Runner-Up. The overall champion will have her name engraved on the Sara Wold 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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