Player Information

The GAM Private and GAM Public teams have been selected for the 26th Women’s Atlas Trophy Matches on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, 2017 at Thoroughbred Golf Club in Rothbury.

ADDRESS: 5900 Water Road, Rothbury, MI 49452.

LODGING: A discounted rate has been setup for participants at the Double JJ Resort which is on property. The rate is $119 + tax and resort fee. To make the reservation please contact the Double JJ Resort at 231-894-4444 and ask for Reservations. The group block is under the Golf Association of Michigan.

PRACTICE ROUND:  Practice rounds are available for participants. Please call the pro shop for availability at (231) 894-3939, and let them know you are an Atlas Trophy Participant for the discounted rate of $25, which includes golf cart.

FOOD & BEVERAGE: Lunch and dinner will be provided on Saturday. Players will be responsible for their own food and beverage expenses for outside of those meals provided on Saturday and players are responsible for their own food and beverage expenses on Sunday.

PLAYERS’ RECEPTION: A formal dinner will be provided to the players on Saturday evening at 7:30pm.  Business casual attire is appropriate dress for the players’ reception. Players wishing to bring a guest to the dinner must inform the GAM office by Friday, May 19th. Guests will be charged a fee of $25 per person.   

PRACTICE RANGE: The range will be open at 7:00 a.m. each day, with range balls complimentary on the competition days only.

TEAM CLOTHING:  Players for each team will receive two clothing items that will be distributed either Friday evening or Saturday morning at the golf course. Players will be notified prior to Saturday’s morning matches what color shirt and pants to wear each day for their respective teams.

COURSE SET-UP (Tentative Yardages, subject to change based on course conditions):

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Out

Yardage

301

312

119

438

360

406

290

313

145

2684

Par

4

4

3

5

4

5

4

4

3

36

Hole

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

In

Total

Yardage

426

125

284

374

286

330

312

121

458

2716

5400

Par

5

3

4

4

4

4

4

3

5

36

72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATCH PLAY SCHEDULE:

 Saturday, June 3rd

Tee Times beginning at 8:00 a.m.                    Foursomes (Alternate Shot) Match Play

A match in which two players play their better ball against the better ball of two other players. Each player plays her own ball.  The best score, per hole will be the team score.  Only one player on a team is required to complete a hole. The team with the lowest score wins the hole.  

Lunch is provided between the sessions

Tee Times beginning at 1:30 p.m.                    Four-Ball Match Play

A match in which two players play against two other players, and each side plays one ball.  Partners must play alternately from the teeing grounds and alternately during the play of each hole. One will play first from uneven holes and the other from all the even holes. Penalty strokes do not affect the order of play.

Sunday, June 4th

Tee Times beginning at 8:00 a.m.                    Singles Match Play              

Each match is worth one point.  For matches tied at the conclusion of 18 holes, each team will be awarded one-half point with a total of 24 points available for the women. The MWGA (Public) team will be looking to retain the trophy.

Thank You and Good Luck

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