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Championship Player Memo

This correspondence will verify your entry into the 27th GAM Net Team Championship at Oakland University G&LC - Sharf on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Please note the shotgun starting time of 9 a.m. and starting hole assignment from the enclosed pairing sheets. You should arrive at your assigned cart at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to the scheduled starting time for instructions.

INFORMATION

TOURNAMENT DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, August 1st, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Registration will open at 8:00 a.m. You must check in at Registration to receive your scorecard. Only one person from each team needs to come to registration. 

DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 N to exit 79. Take University Drive E to Squirrel Road. Turn left (N) on Squirrel, and then right onto Walton Blvd. Turn right at Adams Road and then take the first entrance on the right. Follow through campus bearing left to the courses. Please research your route and make the necessary adjustments for construction and road closures.

CLUB ADDRESS:  2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester, Michigan 48309

LODGING: Crowne Plaza Auburn Hills, 1500 Opdyke Rd., Auburn Hills – 248-373-4550.  

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability of practice rounds - (248) 364-6300. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Net Team Championship contestants.

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 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:  Food will be available for purchase at the clubhouse and lunch will be provided to players following the round.

CADDIES/CARTS:  All players are required to ride. Caddies are not allowed.  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:  Complimentary for players on the day of the competition, prior to play only. The driving range will open one hour before the first tee time.

PLAYOFF:  In case of a tie for the overall Championship, a hole-by-hole playoff will begin immediately following the conclusion of the round. There will not be a playoff in the event of a tie for the Runner-Up and/or Third Place trophies. Those will be decided by 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. PARTNER SUBSTITUTIONS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THIS POINT IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP. Please notify us of your withdrawal as soon as possible so we can alert an alternate to an open spot.

GAM Net Tournament Adjustment SystemThe GAM is utilizing an adjustment system in its Net Tournaments where players that shoot what the USGA Handicap System considers to be exceptional scores in GAM Net Tournaments will see their course handicaps reduced in GAM Net Tournament rounds and competitions for the balance of the 2017 GAM Net Tournament Season. Please click the above link for further details.

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