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Women's Alabama Golf Association

19th State Stroke Play Championship

Cherokee Ridge Country Club

Union Grove, AL

July 13-15 , 2009

CHAMPIONSHIP COMMITTEE

Jan Berry
Carol Lell
Sarah Hazen

Alyson Mitchell

CHAMPIONSHIP DIRECTOR

Jan Berry

Eligibility

Open to all women amateur golfers who are residents of Alabama in the current year, including those who are currently attending  schools within the state . There is no age limitation fo r contestants. The field will be limited to the 48 applicants with the lowest USGA Handicap Indexes as verified on entry forms. No Handicap Index exceeding 18.0 will be considered.

ENTRY PROCEDURE

1. All entries must be filed on the Official Entry form, online at www.womensalabamagolf.com .  All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 29, 2009.

2. An entry fee of $150.00, must accompany the entry application. (Fee includes practice round, three days of golf with carts, club storage, range balls, Welcome Party and awards).

3. Contestants will be notified of acceptance, or placement on the waiting list by e-mail, by Tuesday, June 30, 2009.

4. If an applicant withdraws prior to 5:00 p.m., Monday June 29, 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.

5. The field is limited to the 48 entries with the lowest Handicap Index received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 29, 2009.

There is no age limitation for contestants.  Entries are subject to rejection at any time before or during the Championship.

FORMAT

The Women's Alabama Stroke Play Championship shall be 54 holes of stroke play competition with contestants playing 18 holes daily on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The field will be divided into four (4) flights of twelve players each after 18 holes, with the low twelve (12) 18-hole posted scores qualifying for the Championship Flight. The remaining players will then be positioned into flights 1 through 3, with the next twelve (12) lowest 18-hole totals going into First Flight, the next twelve going into Second Flight, and the final twelve going into Third Flight.

A tie(s) for twelfth place after 18 holes shall be resolved by scorecard playoff, Appendix 1, 11 (c), to determine who is to be placed in Championship Flight. Ties for flight positioning for other flights shall be resolved by scorecard playoff, Appendix 1, 11 (c). A blind draw will be used to resolve any further ties.

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, with final decisions being left to the Championship Committee.

REGISTRATION

All contestants must register prior to their starting time on Monday, July 13th.

PROGRAM

SUNDAY, JULY 12

Practice Tee Times... Call Golf Shop

MONDAY, JULY 13


8:00 a.m...Driving Range opens

10:00 a.m...Registration opens
12:00 p.m...First Round Stroke Play Begins
Starting times off #1 and #10 tees

Welcome Party immediately following play.

TUESDAY, JULY 14

8:00 a.m ... Second Round Stroke Play

Starting times off #1 and #10 tees

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

8:00 a.m...Final Round Stoke Play
Starting times off #1 and #10 tees

Awards Presentation immediately following play.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Jameson Inn of Arab
706 N. Brindlee Mtn. Pkwy.
Arab, AL 35016
Phone: 256-586-5777

Fax: 256-586-1314
Email:

$69.99/per night + tax

(Located approximately 7 miles from Cherokee Ridge CC.)

Reservations MUST be made before June 30th to receive WAGA rate.



Please mention Women’s Alabama Golf to receive these
rates.

PRACTICE

The host club extends practice privileges, without greens fees, to all participants on Sunday, July 12. Cart fee is $20.00. Please call the golf shop at (256) 498-5305 request your practice round .

MOTORIZED CARTS

All contestants must use the club’s motorized carts. NO PERSONAL CARTS ALLOWED.

DRESS CODE

No blue jeans, mini skirts, short shorts, halters or tank tops are allowed. Shorts should be finger tip length or longer. Good judgment in attire is appreciated.

NON-PLAYER FEES

Parents and guests may attend the Welcome Party on Monday evening for a nominal social fee of $ 25 .00 per person. All socials MUST pre-register. NO social fee will be accepted at the host site.

ELECTRONIC ENTRY

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., Monday, June 29, 2009.

4. For questions on entries, please contact Alyson Mitchell at (800) 783-4446 or (205) 979-2550 [email protected] (between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday).

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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

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