Championship Player Memo

Competition Date: May 22nd, 2017

 Morning Round – Four-Ball - SHOTGUN START


Afternoon Round – Alternate Shot – SHOTGUN START

DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to exit 32 (West Road). Go E on West Road to Allen Road. Go S (right) to Van Horn. Go E (left) to W. Jefferson. Go N (left) to Grosse Ile Parkway over the bridge. The club entrance is ½ mile on the right.

CLUB ADDRESS:  9339 Bellevue Road, Grosse Ile, MI 48138.

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

PRACTICE ROUND:  For practice rounds at Grosse Ile G&CC please contact the golf shop for rates and availability of practice rounds - (734) 676-1169. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Sr. / Mid-Am Team Championship 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 14-3, for which the penalty is TWO STROKES for the first breach of this rule and DISQUALIFICATION for a subsequent breach during the stipulated round.

ONE-BALL RULE: The One-Ball Rule will not be in effect for this championship.

FOOD:   A lunch will be served at the club between the two rounds. Other food and beverage may be purchased at the halfway house.

CADDIES/CARTS:  Automotive transportation is mandatory in this championship. 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 tournamententry@gam.org and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

PRACTICE RANGE: The driving range will open one hour prior to the shotgun start and is complimentary for players, prior to play only. 

PLAYOFF: A tie for Medalist and/or the final qualifying spot will be determined by a sudden-death playoff if time/daylight allow.  The playoff will be played in the alternate shot format. If a sudden-death playoff cannot take place, ties will be broken by scorecard playoff using the USGA Tiebreaker Method.

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.

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