2013 SCGA SENIOR NET
Temecula Creek Inn (Creek/Oaks)
Monday & Tuesday, October 7 – 8, 2013
Creek Nine (Holes 1 – 9)
Oaks Nine (Holes 10 – 18)
All players must check in at the SCGA registration
table outside of the golf shop near the waterfall on Monday, October 7th. Registration will begin at 8:30. All players
should be at their assigned golf cart at least fifteen minutes in advance of
the start of the tournament. The SCGA
will have information to discuss to all participants. Score cards and Local Rules will be placed on
each competitor’s golf cart.
TIMES AND PAIRINGS:
The Championship will be a 10:00
a.m. shotgun start on Monday and a 8:00 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday. Starting hole assignments and pairings will
be e-mailed to each player and posted online approximately one week in advance
of the tournament at www.scga.org.
The Championship is a 36-hole
individual net stroke play event. The competition is
open to amateurs who are members of an SCGA club who have a current USGA
Handicap Index and who have reached their 50th birthday by October
The lowest index of (July 1-September
15) will be used to place players within the three flights. For the championship proper, the lowest index
of the last three months (July 15 – October 1) will be used to determine the
player’s handicap for the competition days. In addition, the SCGA Rules & Competitions Committee reserves the
right to adjust a player’s course handicap at any time prior to or during the
Bobby Jones Flight: 8.0 index and
Jack Nicklaus Flight: 8.1 – 12.7
Arnold Palmer Flight: 12.8 index and
All flights will play from the White tee markers and yardages. (70.4/122/6,384 yards)
Women in all flights will play from the Red tee markers and yardages.
Players may make arrangements for practice rounds at their own
expense by calling the Temecula Creek Inn golf shop at (951) 676-2405. Please identify yourself as a participant in
the SCGA Senior Net Championship.
Green fees are as follows:
Monday-Thursday: $45 including cart
Friday: $50 including cart
Saturday-Sunday: $60 including cart
These fees are for tee times before 12:00 p.m. Regular twilight rates will apply after 12:00
Driving Range will open by 6:30 a.m. each day of the tournament. Range ball are compliments of Temecula Creek
and the SCGA.
There will be no locker room available. Players are advised to arrive dressed and
ready to play.
The Farmhouse Restaurant
and Snack Bar will be open by 6:00 a.m. on both days of the tournament. Players
will be on their own for breakfast as well as any other miscellaneous food and
beverage purchases. Caddies and
spectators are on their own for all food and beverage purchases throughout the
The SCGA will host a player’s buffet luncheon on Monday immediately following
Cash and major credit cards will be
accepted for all purchases.
Creek Inn Pechanga
Resort and Casino
Rainbow Canyon Dr. 45000
CA 92592 Temecula,
Temecula Creek Inn
44501 Rainbow Canyon Dr.
Temecula, CA 92592
I-15 to 79 South (Indio) exit; east to Pechanga Pkwy (fourth stoplight);
south to Rainbow Canyon Rd.; right to club.
CONDITIONS OF THE COMPETITION
1. RULES OF PLAY:
is governed by the USGA Rules of Golf. Local
Rules in effect will be found on the enclosed SCGA Local Rules Hard Card and
the Notice to Players addendum distributed at the site. Disregard all other club posted local rules
including those on the back of the club scorecard.
MEASURING DEVICES AND CELL PHONES
Distance measuring devices (without the
capability of measuring slope, wind etc.) are permitted. Players should be
cautioned that most smart phones with a distance measuring application do not qualify for use due to other applications on
the phone. For example, a cell phone may not be used as a distance measuring
device if the phone also has other non-conforming features under the Rules of
Golf (such as a compass application on the phone). The mere presence of a
non-conforming feature disqualifies the device even if these other
features are not being used. Any questions about such devices should be
resolved before the start of the stipulated round. Otherwise cell phone
use is not permitted during the stipulated
Awards will be given to the top
three net scores within each flight. In the
event of a tie for 1st through 3rd the USGA method of
matching scorecards (Holes 10 – 18 of the second round) will be used.
Carts will be
provided for the Championship by the SCGA.
There will be a maximum of two carts per group and two bags per
cart. Drivers must be at least 16 years
of age (or older if club policy dictates).
Each player is entitled to one seat in a cart. If a player brings a caddie, the caddie may
ride provided there is a vacant seat in one of the carts. Otherwise, either the player or the caddie
5. PULL CARTS:
Pull or push carts are permitted
during this event.
Players may provide their own caddie
(See section 4 on Automotive Transportation). Caddies must adhere to the dress
code listed in section 9 below.
permitted but are not allowed in carts.
Spectators must adhere to all policies set forth by the club.
8. PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT:
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
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
Players and caddies must
be properly attired in golf shirts, slacks, bermuda-length dress or golf shorts
and "soft spike" shoes. Metal spikes are not permitted. The penalty for wearing metal spiked shoes is
(any color or any kind), denim, cut off shorts, sweatpants, T-shirts and tank
tops will not be permitted during any phase of the competition. Hats are to be worn forward at all times. Shirts must be tucked in. Under no circumstances will this attire
prohibition be waived for players. ALL
CLOTHING MUST BE IN GOOD REPAIR.
withdraw for 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 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
you may call the Rules and Competitions Department at (818) 980-3630. To withdraw on a weekend, or during
non-business hours e-mail Jimmy Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org . If a player needs to withdraw on
the morning of the event, notify the SCGA staff person through the golf shop
staff at the host venue. Failure to
notify the SCGA will subject the player to suspension from future SCGA
for refunds prior to the entry closing date will be honored less a $10
administrative fee. Requests received
after the closing date and 48 hours prior to the event will be honored less 50%
of the entry. No refunds will be honored
within 48 hours prior to the event.