Championship Field Player Information
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.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-94 to Exit 95 (Helmer Road Exit). Take Helmer Road North until it tees into Dickman Road. Left on Dickman to the next light (a short jog). Drive 3.2 miles then take a right at Clark Rd. Continue onto Custer Drive for .8 miles. Turn let onto Michigan Avenue and continue straight for about 3 miles. Stoatin Brae will be on your right. If you hit 44th street you have gone too far.

CLUB ADDRESS:  15579 E Augusta Drive, Augusta MI, 49012

Format:

Tuesday, June 1 – 18 holes, stroke play; the low 32 Senior Players qualify for Match Play & Low 16 Super Senior Players qualify for Super Senior Match Play Division

Match Play: General numerical USGA draw shall be used.
The stipulated round shall be extended to as many holes as required for a match to be won.

Wednesday, June 2: Morning – 16 Matches for Senior Division & 8 Matches for Super Senior Division
Wednesday, June 2: Afternoon – 8 Matches for Senior Division
Thursday, June 3: Morning – 4 Matches for each Division
Thursday, June 3: Afternoon – 2 Semifinal Matches for each Division
Friday, June 4: Morning – Final Match for each Division

LODGING: Gull Lake View Resort, 844.207.8493. The group name is “GAM”. These are cottages so we encourage rooming with other players if traveling alone.

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (269) 220-3976.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Senior Match Play contestants.

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.

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 and caddies are expected to adhere to the dress code.

FOOD:  Players will be given lunch on the first day of the tournament. All other food and beverage can be purchased at the halfway house. 

CADDIES/CARTS: Caddies are not allowed at any point during this Championship. Automotive transportation is mandatory in this championship. Players will be riding in single carts. NOTE: Only competitors may ride in the players’ carts. 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.

PLAYOFF: In the event of a tie for the final qualifying spot(s) in either match-play bracket, a sudden death playoff will begin immediately after all stroke-play results are posted. A playoff for final spot(s) in the Super Senior Division will take place after all scores are posted in that division during the morning wave.

WITHDRAWAL:  If you must withdraw, please notify the GAM by e-mailing tournaments@gam.golf.