2013 SENIOR FOUR-BALL
Dove Canyon Country Club
Monday – Tuesday, October 28-29, 2013
All teams must check in at the SCGA registration
table prior to play on Monday.
TIMES AND PAIRINGS:
We will utilize a shotgun start each day. Monday – 10:00 a.m.; Tuesday – 9:00 a.m. Hole assignments and pairings will be e-mailed
to players and posted online at www.scga.org
one week in advance of the championship.
All players will
participate in a 36-hole four-ball stroke play championship (18 holes played
A mixed yardage will be used. Please see attached yardage sheet
Players may make arrangements for
practice rounds at their own expense. Call Dove
Canyon Country Club to secure a practice round at (949) 858-2800. When calling, players should identify
themselves as a participant in the SCGA Senior Four-Ball Championship. Players can start calling on October 15th
to secure a practice round. PLEASE NOTE: NO PRACTICE ROUNDS ARE AVAILABLE ON
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27TH.
Green Fee: Practice rounds are available Tuesday -
Thursday: $90. Cart Fee: Included as part of the practice round green fee.
Driving Range will open by 8:30 a.m. on Monday and by 7:30 a.m. on
Tuesday. Range balls will be provided
compliments of Dove Canyon CC and the SCGA.
There will be no locker room
available. Players are advised to arrive
dressed and ready to play.
The snack bar, located near the 1st and
10th tees, will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and 7:30 a.m. on
Tuesday. The SCGA will host a player’s
dinner immediately following play on Monday.
Cash, major credit cards, and
reciprocal charges will be accepted for all purchases.
Courtyard Marriott Irvine East/Lake Forest Hampton Inn Irvine East/Lake
27492 Portola Pkwy. 27102 Towne Center Dr.
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 Foothill
Ranch, CA 92610
(949) 951-5700 (949) 597-8700
AND CLUB INFORMATION:
Dove Canyon Country Club
Golf Club Dr.
Canyon, CA 92679
Directions: I-5 to Alicia Pkwy; east to Santa
Margarita Pkwy; right to Plano Trabuco Rd; right to Dove Canyon Dr; left on
Dove Canyon through security gate to Golf Club Dr.; right to clubhouse
CONDITIONS OF THE COMPETITION
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
MEASURING DEVICES AND CELL PHONES
measuring devices (without the capability of measuring slope, wind, etc.) are
permitted, and the golf carts at Moorpark Country Club are equipped with them.
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
In the event of a tie for first place only, there will be a hole-by-hole
playoff immediately following the conclusion of regular play on Tuesday.
Golf carts are included as part of the
entry fee and players are encouraged to ride. 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
Pull or push carts are permitted; however, players
are strongly encouraged to ride.
Players may provide their own caddie (See section 4
on Automotive Transportation). Caddies must adhere to the dress code listed in
section 8 below.
Spectators are permitted but are not
allowed in carts. Spectators must adhere
to all policies set forth by the club and the dress code below.
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
disqualification. Jeans (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.
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:
Willful damage of the golf course or golf course
Club throwing or unnecessary club tossing
Offensive or unbecoming language
Public criticism of golf course or verbal abuse of
SCGA staff, officials, volunteers, host club staff or other contestants
Potential endangerment of others
Conduct deemed unbecoming
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 $20
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 of the event.