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53rd Connecticut Women's Amateur

August 14-16, 2018 - Hartford Golf Club (West Hartford, Conn.)

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

Female Amateur Golfers:

  • Holding an active USGA Handicap Index from a CSGA Member CLub not exceeding 16.0
  • 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, August 1, 2018



Format: 18-holes of stroke play to be conducted on Tuesday, August 14th, Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th.  The player with the low 54-hole total will be declared the Champion.  In the case of a tie, a hole-by-hole playoff will be conducted immediately following the conclusion of all rounds on Thursday, August 16th.

Transportation & Caddies: The use of caddies is permitted but not required.  Hartford Golf Club does have a supply of caddies available throughout the championship.  Further caddie information will be provided following the entry deadline.  The use of automotive transportation is permitted during the championship proper but not required and the cost is not included in the entry fee.

Practice Round: A practice round is available to all participants on Monday, August 13th after 12:00 p.m. To schedule a round, please call (860) 523-0153. There will be a cart fee of $30, or you may take a caddie for a minimum fee of $60 plus gratuity.  In addition, you may walk and carry your clubs, or take a pull cart. Rental pull carts are also available for a fee of $10.

Prizes: The 53rd Connecticut Women's Amateur Champion will have her named engraved on the permanent Women's Amateur trophy and be allowed to keep the permanent trophy in their possession until the 54th Connecticut Women's Amateur is conducted.  Low finishers in the Senior, Junior and Super Senior divisions will also receive keepsake trophies in recognition of their accomplishment.

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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