2013 SCGA PUBLIC LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP
Brookside Golf Club, Pasadena
54 holes, stroke play.
Friday and Saturday, August 23-24: Rounds 1 and 2. 144 players will play two rounds.
Following the second round, the field will be cut to the low 39 scores(plus ties)
Sunday, August 25: Round 3 on Course #1
The competition is open to amateurs who are members of a SCGA club (public or affiliate) who have a current USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 5.4 and do not have playing privileges, a membership or a handicap index at a course or club which the general public is excluded.
Exceptions: A bona fide public course player may hold incidental privileges of a course which general public is excluded when such privileges are provided by (1) an educational institution at which he (for this Championship, the gender referenced is understood to include both genders) is a student; this includes members of a golf team when privileges are awarded at private facilities, the entire team on an equal basis, and are only available during the traditional school year competitive golf season, or (2) a Federal armed service of which he is a member or retired member, or (3) an industry by which he is employed.
ENTRY DEADLINE: August 7, 2013
ENTRY FEE: $150
REFUND POLICY: Full refund less $10.00 processing fee if requested prior to closing date. 50% refund after the closing date and 48 hours prior to the event. No refunds will be honored within 48 hours of the event.
All exempt players must still meet eligibility requirements andregister online for the championship prior to the entry closing date.
The past 10 PLGA Amateur Champions (2001-2010)
The past 12 SCGA Amateur Champions (2003-2012)
The past 10 California Amateur Champions (2004-2013)
2012 & 2013 SCGA Amateur Championship (Top 10 finishers)
2012 & 2013 SCGA Mid-Amateur Championship (Top 10 finishers)
2013 California State Amateur Championship (Match Play Qualifiers)
2013 SCGA Senior Amateur Champion
2013 CIF-SCGA High School Champion & State High SchoolChampion
2013 U.S. Amateur, U.S. Mid-Amateur or British Am (Match Play Qualifiers)
2013 US APL Championship Participants
2012 Points List (Top 10 finishers)
2012 SCGA Tournament of Club Champions (Championship Flight): Top 5 finishers
2012 SCGA Match Play Quarterfinalists
Special Exemptions as selected by the Rules and Competitions Committee
Withdrawal prior to the start of a competition:
To withdraw or any reason prior to the start of an SCGA competition, a player must notify the SCGA Rules and Competitions Department.During business hours (7:30 – 4:30) you may call the Rules and Competitions Department at (818) 980-3630. To withdraw on a weekend or during non-business hours email email@example.com.
Withdrawal during an SCGA competition:
All players are expected to complete the competition which they start. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal during a competition are physical injury, illness, or an emergency. Poor play is not an acceptable reason for withdrawal. A player who withdraws without an acceptable reason or without notifying SCGA personnel will be subject to suspension from future SCGA competitions. If a player is aware of a possibility of withdrawal (e.g. injury) he should notify the SCGA as soon as possible and before pairings are announced for the next day.
All players who start a round must return a scorecard personally to SCGA staff or an SCGA official even if they are officially withdrawing. Players who do not follow this policy will be subject to suspension from future SCGA competitions. Players who withdraw also must sign and attest that the hole by hole scores are correct for the fellow-competitor's scorecard they were keeping and return that card to the fellow-competitor or another marker in the group.
PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY
By submitting an entry for any SCGA-administered competition, the contestant understands that his/her participation is at the sole discretion of the SCGA. A contestant may be removed from any competition at the discretion of the SCGA staff or Rules and Competitions Committee at any time before or during the competition. Incidents of unbecoming conduct or actions deemed to be detrimental to the image of the SCGA or the “Spirit of the Game” are grounds for such removal and suspension from future SCGA-administered competitions.These include, but are not limited to the following:
1) Willful damage of the golf course or golf course property
2) Club throwing or unnecessary club tossing
3) Offensive or unbecoming language
4) Public criticism of golf course or verbal abuse of SCGA staff,officials, volunteers, host club staff or other contestants
5) Potential endangerment of others
6) Conduct deemed unbecoming
For additional SCGA Tournament Policies go to www.scga.org