Qualifying Sites
Fieldstone Golf Club of Auburn Hills (Fieldstone Golf Club)

TOURNAMENT DATE: Thursday, May 13

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. Please be aware of the routing changes at Fieldstone that went in place in 2017. What was #17-#18 prior to 2017 is now #10-#11. What was #10-#16 prior to 2017 is now #12-#18.

DIRECTIONS:  Take I-75 to the Joslyn Rd. exit. Go S to the 2nd intersection (Taylor Rd.). Turn left on Taylor Rd., cross Giddings. The entrance to the golf course is on the right.

CLUB ADDRESS:  1984 Taylor Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326.

LODGING: Hampton Inn (248) 370-0044.

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (248) 370-9354. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as Michigan Amateur Qualifier contestants.

GAM DRESS CODE:  Shirts with collars and sleeves are required.  Neither tank tops, tee shirts, short shorts, gym shorts, cut-offs, bathing suits nor denim pants/shorts are permitted.  Players and caddies are expected to adhere to the dress code.

FOOD:  The clubhouse will have food available for purchase.

GPS AND RANGE FINDERS: The following Rule applies to players and caddies. 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.

STATE AMATEUR RESIDENCY: To be eligible to play in the Michigan Amateur Championship and its qualifiers, a player must meet the GAM Residency Criteria. A player is responsible for reviewing and confirming compliance with the criteria. If you feel your Michigan residency may be in question, please contact the GAM. To guarantee a thorough review, contact the GAM at least two weeks prior to the entry deadline. In the event a residency question is presented later than that time, the GAM reserves the right to remove a player from the field at any time.

CADDIES/CARTS:  All players are required to walk. Contestants may carry their own bag or bring their own caddie. Caddies must also walk. 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 tournaments@gam.golf and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

PRACTICE RANGE:  Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only.  Practice range will open one hour prior to the first tee time. 

PLAYOFF:  In case of ties, there will be a playoff immediately following play for the final spot as well as the order for the two (2) alternate positions.

WITHDRAWAL:  If you must withdraw, please notify the GAM by e-mailing tournaments@gam.golf. 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. Please see the GAM Withdrawal Policy for information on refund eligibility.