TOURNAMENT DATE: Monday, September 11th – Tuesday, September 12th
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-96 to US-31 N to the Laketon Road exit. Turn left after the exit. Turn left onto Cottage Grove Drive from Lakeshore Drive.
CLUB ADDRESS: 2801 Lakeshore Drive, Muskegon, MI 49441.
LODGING: Holiday Inn & Conference Center Downtown Muskegon - 231-722-0100. The GAM has reserved a block of rooms at a rate of $94.99 + tax per night. Please call 231-722-0100 and reference the Golf Association of Michigan for the discounted rate. The cutoff date for the room block is August 15.
PRACTICE ROUND: Practice rounds are available, but you must call the pro shop in advance and identify yourself as a GAM Senior Championship Contestant, (231) 755-1841.
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.
FOOD (FOR COMPETITORS ONLY): A complimentary lunch will be available each day of the tournament. Those in the afternoon wave must eat lunch before play.
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: Automotive transportation is mandatory. Cart fees are included in the entry fee. Note: Only two carts per group of three. ONLY COMPETITORS MAY RIDE. CADDIES ARE NOT PERMITTED. 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com. 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.