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Women's Alabama Golf Association

3 7 th State Senior Championship

Arrowhead Country Club

Montgomery , AL

April 19-22 , 200 9

CHAMPIONSHIP COMMITTEE

Carol Lell

Linda Houston

Sarah Hazen

ARROWHEAD C.C. CHAIRMAN

Debbie Schremser

Eligibility

The 2009 Women's Alabama Golf Association State Senior Championship is open to all women golfers who:

1. Are a member in good standing of the WAGA (individual or club).
2. Are current residents in the State of Alabama.
3. Have a current established USGA Handicap Index.
Entries are subject to rejection, or withdrawal at any time at the discretion of the WAGA.  Applicants must have reached the age of 50 by April 20, 2009.

ENTRY PROCEDURE

1 . All entries must be filed on the official Entry Application form electronically at www.womensalabamagolf.com All entries must be submitted by Monday , April 6, 2009.

2. An entry fee of $1 5 0.00 must accompany the entry application. ( Fee includes practice round, cart, three days of golf, club storage, range balls, Welcome Dinner and awards).

3.  Applications will not be accepted without applicant's GHIN number. For players not on GHIN please contact Alyson Mitchell [email protected] or (205)979-2550

4.  Contestants will be notified of acceptance, or placement on the waiting list by e-mail, by Monday, April 6th.

5 . Withdrawal: If an applicant withdraws prior to 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2009, the entry fee will be refunded upon request, subject to a $25.00 administrative fee.  No refunds will be made for withdrawals after this date.

6.  The field is limited to the 84 entries with the lowest USGA Handicap Index's received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2009.

FORMAT

The Senior Championship shall be a three (3) day stroke play event with a shotgun start. Flights of twelve ( 12 ) will be established by handicap index for all three days. There will be two Championship Flights, which will consist of the lowest 24 handicaps. Ties for the 24th spot will be broken by order in which entry forms were received. Prizes will be awarded to the three ( 3 ) lowest scores in each Flight.  Playoff for ties will begin on Hole#1.

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 championship . Final decisions are left to the Championship Committee.

Any entry is subject to rejection at any time, either before or during the Championship, by the Championship Committee of the Women's Alabama Golf Association.

AWARDS

The Jeannette Sell Senior Championship Trophy shall be awarded to the contestant having the lowest gross score upon completion of 54 holes. Ties will be broken by immediate hole-by-hole play-off.

The Mary McCutcheon Medalist Trophy shall be awarded to the contestant having the lowest gross score upon completion of 36 holes. Any ties shall be broken by an immediate hole-by-hole play-off. If that is not possible, the tie shall be broken in the third round on a hole-by-hole basis.

The Mattie DeVan Trophy shall be awarded to the contestant having the lowest net score upon completion of 36 holes. Any ties shall be broken by an immediate hole-by-hole play-off.

The Super Senior Trophy shall be awarded to the contestant 65 years or older with the lowest gross score of the three-day completion. Ties will be broken by an immediate hole-by-hole play-off.

REGISTRATION

Each contestant must register in person on Sunday, April 19 between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Failure to do so may result in rejection of a contestant's entry.  Conflicts with this policy must be approved in advance by Alyson Mitchell, [email protected] or (205) 979-2550.

PROGRAM

Sunday, April 19

Registration | 1 1:00 a .m. - 6 : 0 0 p.m.

Rules Session | 6:00 p.m. - 6: 30 p.m.

Welcome Dinner (Located in  Ballroom) | 6 : 3 0 p.m.


Monday,
April 20

First Round - 18 Holes Shotgun | 9:00 a.m.


Tuesday,
April 21

Second Round - 18 Holes Shotgun | 9:0 0 a.m.


Wednesday,
April 22

Final Round - 18 Holes Shotgun  | 9:0 0 a.m.

Awards Presentation immediately following play.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Sleep Inn
10150 Chantilly Pkwy
Montgomery, AL 36109
Exit 11 off Interstate 85
(334)356-5400**(334)356-5477
$69.99 per night

Comfort Inn
10015 Chantilly Pkwy
Montgomery, AL 36117
Exit 11 off Interstate 85
(334)532-4444
$75.65 per night

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
5047 TownePlace Drive
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334)396-0380**(334)396-5505 ext 425
$79 per night/ Studio suite

Reservations for all three must be made before March 23, 2009 to keep the current rate. Please mention that you are playing in the WAGA Senior Championship at Arrowhead Country Club.

PRACTICE

Practice rounds are available 2 weeks prior to the event.  To schedule a tee time please call Arrowhead Country Club Golf Shop (334)272-7188. Some rounds are available on Sunday April 19. Practice round golf carts are $20.

Arrowhead C.C. Information

Accepted payment methods in golf shop: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, checks, and some club reciprocals. NO cash.

Head PGA Professional- Fred Holton

Course Superintendent- Jamie Shaddix

General Manager- John Cargill

Breakfast will be offered in the clubhouse. Lunch Buffet daily (except Monday but available off menu)

MOTORIZED CARTS

All contestants must use Arrowhead Country Club carts.

DRESS CODE

No mini skirts, short shorts, jeans or tank tops. Non-metal spikes required.

NON-PLAYER FEES

The Social Fee will be $25.00.

ELECTRONIC ENTRY
(Available 3 / 09 /0 9 )

1. To submit this entry, click on the register button at the bottom of this page, fill in the registration form completely and click on the submit button.

2. You will receive an email confirming your entry has been received and processed within 3 business days of submission.


3. All entries must be received and processed by 5:00 p.m., Friday , April 06 , 200 9 .

4. For questions on entries, please call the WAGA office at (800) 783-4446 or (205) 979-2550 (between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday).

WAGA
1025 Montgomery Hwy.
Suite 210
Birmingham, AL 35216

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

1025 Montgomery Highway . Suite 210 . Birmingham, AL 35216
PHONE:  (205) 979-2550 . FAX: (205) 979-1602

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