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Championship Player Memo
This correspondence will verify your entry into the 28th GAM Women’s Championship at Saginaw Country Club on Monday and Tuesday, July 8 & 9, 2019.  

INFORMATION

TOURNAMENT DATE: Monday, July 8 – Tuesday, July 9 

TEE TIME: You should arrive at the tee at least ten (10) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter.  

DIRECTIONS:
  Take I-75 to Holland Ave. Go W off the exit. Holland Ave. will turn into M-46 (Gratiot Ave.), which will bring you to Saginaw CC. The club is about 6 miles west of I-75.

CLUB ADDRESS: 4465 Gratiot Ave. Saginaw, MI 48638

LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Saginaw Fairfield Inn & Suites (989.797.6100). Rooms are available at a rate of $109/night plus taxes. The block is under "Golf Association of Michigan". The cutoff date is June 4th.

PRACTICE ROUND: Practice rounds are available, but you must call the pro shop in advance and identify yourself as a GAM Women’s Championship Contestant, (989) 793-3461.

GPS AND RANGE FINDERS:
In this competition, if a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his/her play, AND USES IT FOR THOSE OTHER CONDITIONS the player is in breach of Rule 4.3, for which the penalty is TWO STROKES for the first breach of this rule and DISQUALIFICATION for a subsequent breach during the stipulated round.

FOOD (FOR COMPETITORS ONLY): A complimentary lunch will be available each day of the tournament.

PRACTICE RANGE:  Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only. The driving range will open one hour prior to play on both days.

CADDIES/CARTS: All players are required to walk. Contestants may carry their own bag or bring their own caddie. Caddies must also walk. Saginaw CC does not have local caddies for hire. Pull carts may be used if the host club allows them. Spectator carts are only permitted if a request, accompanied by a doctor’s note confirming the spectator’s need for a cart, is submitted to the GAM at least two days prior to the competition. Requests and doctor’s notes can be submitted to tournamententry@gam.org and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

PLAYOFF:  In the event of a tie of the Championship, a sudden-death playoff 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 have to withdraw, please notify the GAM by e-mailing tournamententry@gam.org. If you must withdraw within 24 hours of the competition, please contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242 ext. 124. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future GAM competitions. Refunds will be issued if the GAM office is notified prior to the close of entries for that competition. After the entry deadline, fees will be refunded only in the event of injury or illness (with a verified doctor's note). There is a $20 processing fee applied to all refunds.