Open to all women amateur golfers who (1) are a member in good standing of the WAGA (individual or club), (2) are current residents in the State of Alabama, and (3) have an established USGA Handicap Index not to exceed 36.0 at the close of entries. The maximum spread of partners USGA Handicap Indexes is 8.0. There is no age limitation for contestants. No Handicap Index exceeding 36.0 will be considered. Entries are subject to rejection, or withdrawal, at any time at the discretion of the WAGA.
The State Four-Ball Championship will be conducted as 36 holes of Four-Ball Stroke Play. In Four-Ball Stroke Play two competitors play as partners, each playing her own ball. The lower score of the partners is the score for the hole. If one partner fails to complete the play of the hole, there is no penalty. Partners may not have more than eight (8) strokes difference in handicap on the competition course, with each player receiving 95% of her Course Handicap on the competition course. The higher handicap contestant may lose no more than three (3) strokes to conform to the 8-stroke requirement. Flights will be predetermined by combined team Handicap Indexes. Ties for position in flights will be determined by computer draw.
All competition will be played in accordance with the United States Golf Association Rules of Golf. Only members of the WAGA Rules Committee shall be authorized to give rulings during play of a tournament. Final decisions are left to the Championship Committee.
All contestants must register by 12:15 p.m., September 28, 2009
MONDAY, September 28, 2009
TUESDAY, September 29, 2009
Please contact Mountain Brook Club to schedule a practice round, (205) 871-3769.
The Jean Miller State
Four-Ball Championship Trophy will be presented to the team having the lowest gross
score upon completion of 36 holes. Other awards will be presented to the Overall
Low Net team, as well as 1st Low Gross and 1st Low Net team in each flight. Ties
for Overall Low Gross and Overall Low Net will be broken by immediate hole-by-hole
play-off. All ties except for overall low gross and overall low net will be broken
by the USGA Recommended Tie Breaker Procedure (Appendix I):
All contestants must use motorized Carts.
No mini skirts, short shorts, jeans, halters or tank tops are allowed. Shorts should be finger tip length or longer. Good judgment in attire is appreciated.
I am a bona fide resident of the State of Alabama
I agree that the Women's Alabama Golf Association has the right to reject, or withdraw, any entry at any time
I am an amateur golfer and I understand the "Rules of Amateur Status" as establish by the United States Golf Association
I assume full responsible of all my acts, whether they be negligent or otherwise, and hold harmless the Women's Alabama Golf Association and/or any of the clubs hosting the Championship event for any injuries
At this time we are no longer accepting additional Four-Ball entries due to a full field
2009 WAGA State Four-Ball
Mountain Brook Club
1025 Montgomery Highway . Suite 210 . Birmingham, AL 35216
PHONE: (205) 979-2550 . FAX: (205) 979-1602