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31st Connecticut Mid-Amateur

August 27-28 - Richter Park Golf Course


ELIGIBILITY: In addition to a player's agreement to abide by the CSGA General Tournament Policies, the following criteria is required:

Amateur Golfers Only:

  • Holding an active USGA Handicap Index from a CSGA Member Club not exceeding 8.5
  • Players must have reached their 25th birthday as of August 27, 2018.
  • Connecticut Residents must be a bona fide member of a CSGA member club
  • Non-residents of Connecticut must be a bona fide member of a Type 1 CSGA member club

ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 25, 2018


ENTRY FEE: $140


EXEMPT PLAYERS: 31st Connecticut Mid-Amateur Exemption List - Exempt players MUST apply by the entry deadline.


SECTIONAL QUALIFYING: 18-holes of stroke play for all but exempt players.  Players with the low scores (total number at each site to be determined following the entry deadline) will advance to the championship proper.  Any player(s) that tie at the predetermined qualifying position will also advance.  There will be no playoffs conducted at qualifying sites.

Monday, August 6th - Tashua Knolls Golf Course, Trumbull, Conn.

Tuesday, August 7th - Lake of Isles (North Course), North Stonington, Conn.


ALTERNATE POLICY: More information on the alternate policy for the Connecticut Mid-Amateur can be found HERE.

CHAMPIONSHIP PROPER INFORMATION:

Format: 18-holes of stroke play to be conducted on Monday, August 27th.  The thirty-six (36) players with the lowest 18-hole total will advance to rounds two and three to be played on Tuesday, August 28th.  The player with the low 54-hole total will be declared Champion.  In the event of a tie following round three the players involved will compete in a hole-by-hole playoff to determine the champion.


Transportation & Caddies: At both sectional qualifying and the championship proper the use of caddies is permitted but not required.  The use of automotive transportation is also permitted but not required at the discretion of the host club and is not included in the entry fee.

Withdrawals & Refunds: Refund less $25.00 administrative fee if requested prior to entry deadline. 50% refund after entry deadline and seven days prior to the event.  Within seven days prior to the event there will be no refund.  Any player who has competed in a qualifying round will be not be issued a refund if they are forced to withdraw from the championship proper.

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 CSGA personnel will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions.  If a player is aware of a possibility of withdrawal (e.g. injury) he should notify the CSGA as soon as possible.

All players who start a round must return a scorecard personally to CSGA staff or a CSGA official even if they are officially withdrawing. 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. Players who do not follow this policy will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions.


Conditions of Entry: By submitting an entry for any CSGA-administered competition, the contestant understands that his/her participation is at the sole discretion of the CSGA. A contestant may be removed from any competition at the discretion of the CSGA staff or 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 CSGA or the “Spirit of the Game” are grounds for such removal and suspension from future CSGA-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 CSGA staff, officials, volunteers, host club staff or other contestants 
5) Potential endangerment of others 
6) Conduct deemed unbecoming

 

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