Wednesday Evening Two-man League
May 3rd - August 23rd, 2017
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Information & Rules (condensed)
- League will consist of 2 person teams competing weekly in single net match play & team total net stroke play format.
- Teams will play two halves (8 Weeks) of league play with a 1st place & 2nd place position eligible for the Finals & Semifinals of Championship Night.
- Finals - pairing the first & second half weeks 1st place teams vying for overall 1st & 2nd place.
- Semifinals - pairing the first & second half 2nd place teams vying for overall 3rd & 4th place.
- In the case of a team finishing in the same position in both halves, the next place team will represent the next place. (i.e. - winners of 1st place in half one cannot vie for the Final or Semifinals in half two)
- League payouts will be based on the 1st half & 2nd half results & Overall League Final Results.
- CDGA or certified & verifiable USGA online handicaps are preferred for all league members.
- Players without Handicaps are eligible, but a weighted handicap method will be in effect until week 5.
- Substitutes are not required; one player can represent the team in a weekly match vs. the opposing teams.
- Substitutes are allowed, subs without a CDGA handicap will play as scratch.
- League members are prohibited from substituting for another team.
- Weekly Green Fees apply in addition to league entry. $26 walk - $39 ride
- Detailed Scoring Information, and League and Handicap Rules can be found HERE
- Points will be awarded weekly as follows.
- 8 total points per Team match are available weekly.
- 2 points for each Individual Net Single Match (low handicap plays low handicap, total of 4 possible points.) Halved Single Matches result in 1 point per player.
- 4 points for the low Net team score. (You get this by taking the total gross score of both team players and subtract their handicaps) Halved Team Matches result in 2 points per team.
- If an entire team no shows, the opposing team gets 5-1/2 points max only, not the 8 entire 8 points.
- All members shall pay annual dues of $125 per player plus weekly green / cart fees.
- Dues cover admin, prizes and fees for the end of the year banquet.
- Dues are non-refundable and must be paid before a player competes in the league.
- Banquet Fees are non-refundable if you choose not to attend.
- Events are played on Wednesday Evenings.
- Teams may elect to pre-play a league match if both teams agree.
- Pre-played matches are not eligible for optional games however, all 8 regular points are available.
- Pre-played matched must be completed prior to the schedule day and time.
- No matches may be played after the scheduled time and day.
- Tee times are from 4:21 to 5:03 pm on Wednesday evenings.
- You will be supplied with a schedule and players information list, so please contact your weekly match to schedule your times if you’re not going to be here at your scheduled tee time.
- Matches must start prior to 5:30 pm unless otherwise agreed to or the match will be considered forfeit.
Rain Outs / Unplayable Conditions
- If inclement weather effects the completion of a Regular Event, rain checks on golf and cart will be issued for weekly paid starts.
- All optional games are considered ties and optional game fees will be rolled over into the next week’s game.
- Once the ThorGuard Lightening Alarm has sounded ALL PLAY shall be suspended until an all clear Alarm or decision to continue to play is announced.
Handicaps / Scoring
- Teams are recommended to have current CDGA Index's but Teams or players without a valid USGA / CDGA handicap index are eligible to join and play. Please Click HERE for Non-CDGA Handicap rules.
- Each Group competing must return the scorecard, co-signed by at least one team member in each group after completion of play.
- Handicaps may be adjusted by the rules committee if players are suspected of not playing up to their potential, or are injured.
- Requests regarding handicap adjustments may be addressed to the rules committee.
Rules of Play
- U.S.G.A. Rules Govern all play except when determined by committee. (Play the ball down)
- Only balls that are named on the USGA list of conforming golf balls. Penalty Disqualification. If you need verification, please check in the pro shop for conforming USGA golf ball list.
- All clubs must also conform to U.S.G.A. regulation and be named on the list of conforming clubs. Penalty Disqualification.
- The 14-club rule is always in effect (See section 4.4 USGA Rules of Golf.)
- We allow relief when a ball is embedded in its own pitch-mark, anywhere "through the green".
- Players can leave the flag-stick in the hole while putting.
- Players may repair spike marks or other damage, including foot prints, on the green with no penalty.
- You may rake and place your ball in a sand trap if it is clearly in a footprint. If in doubt play it as it lies
- Loose stones and debris in a bunker may be removed without penalty.
- 4 Minute Time-limit when searching for a lost ball.
- No player will be penalized because of a missing or incorrect handicap on his scorecard.
- Play is from the Gold Set Tees. Ladies will play from the Silver Set of Tees.
- It is permitted to play and practice prior to League play on the course the day of competition.
- Putts that are within (1) putter-head length of the hole (Approximately 4 inches) are deemed “Good” and shall count as one stroke and a completed hole. Opponents have to be aware and concede the putts length and verbally state: “That putt is Good”
- There would be no penalty for a player accidentally moving a ball on the putting surface
- The “One Ball Rule” is not in effect.
- The use of Non-Slope providing distance measuring devices is allowed.
- It is permitted to give advice to anyone in your foursome.
- It is permitted to accept or ask for advice in your foursome.
- Free relief from French tile drains and any exposed drainage.
- Cart paths are immovable obstructions. Nearest relief with stance and one club length may be taken no nearer the hole for your drop.
- Flowerbeds are also immovable obstructions.
- Where wooden railroad ties abut or adjourn an immovable obstruction, the ties are part of the obstruction.
- The committee will determine if course conditions warrant “Winter Rules.”
- When “Winter Rules” are in effect a player may improve his lie within one grip length of where it comes to rest anywhere through the green.
- If the ball is to be lifted and cleaned it MUST be marked prior to any action. You may not move it onto a green or closer to the hole.
- In a sand trap, a player may lift, smooth, and place, but not move his ball to another spot.
- The Leaf Rule will be in effect only when declared. Under the Leaf Rule, if a ball is obviously lost in the leaves, and if there is no reasonable doubt that it is in bounds and not in a hazard, the players in the group will make their best guess as to the ball’s location.
- The player may choose, without penalty, to drop a ball as near as possible to that location in a spot that allows room for his stance and swing (but not necessarily an open shot).
- Groups may be placed “On the Clock” by the ranger should they exceed playing a Par 3 in 14 & a ½ minutes, a par 4 in 15 & a ½ minutes & a par 5 in 17 & ½ minutes.
- If the next hole is not played in the allowed time-frame the entire group will be given a warning, following a second warning any infraction thereafter will result in a loss of (1) team participation point for each member of the group for the evening.
- Please remember to keep your entire group moving by looking for and watching each other’s golf balls.
- Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated during league events. Any behavior deemed inappropriate can result in a 2 stroke penalty or immediate disqualification of a competitor.
- Penalty determination will be conducted by the rules official and all decisions are final.
- The following acts specifically will not be tolerated: malicious damage to the golf course, whether intentional or accidental, or any damage to any part of the facility’s course or equipment. Use of loud, crude language or engaging in excessive drinking. Purposely throwing or breaking golf clubs, or any acts unbecoming to golf.