Women’s Amateur Championship

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Women’s Amateur Championship2018-07-03T11:52:55+00:00

80th Women’s Amateur Championship

July 16-18, 2018
St. Joseph Country Club
50 Ridgeland Rd
Country Club, MO 64505
816-233-6373

ELIGIBILITY

Entries are open to female amateur golfers who play at clubs or courses who are members of the Missouri Golf Association. Must have a current USGA Handicap Index from an authorized USGA club.

  1. Must be an individual member in good standing in the Association.
  2. Must own, rent or lease property in the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas prior to the first day of the tournament.
  3. Student entrants: Must attend an educational institution in the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas. If attending an educational institution outside the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas, their parent(s) or guardian(s) must own, rent or lease property in the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas as their primary residence prior to the first day of the tournament.
  1. Must have a current USGA Handicap Index (Hdcp/I) from an authorized USGA club.
  2. Entries are subject to rejection at any time by the MGA.  The reason for rejection may include unbecoming conduct or improper dress.
  3. All entrants must adhere to The Rules of Amateur Status as specified by the USGA.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT
                                       NEW!!!! OPEN FLIGHT OPTION IN 2018

  1. This is a fifty-four (54) hole stroke play competition.
  2. The MGA Women’s Amateur Champion shall be the player with the lowest fifty-four (54) hole total score.
  3. Any contestant may compete for the title of MGA Amateur Champion and play from the Championship division course (6000 yards) OR forfeit the right to compete for the title of MGA Amateur Champion and play the Open Division course (5000-5100 yards). A contestant with a Hdcp/I of 7.9 and below must compete in the Championship Division.
  4. The three day low gross score shall determine the Amateur Champion.  Ties for the Championship shall be decided by a sudden death playoff beginning on a hole determined by the Tournament Committee. All other ties shall be decided according to the USGA Rules of Golf, Appendix 1, Part C, Section 10, Stroke Play (c), paragraph 1 (last nine holes shall be 10-18).
  5. Open Division will be Flighted and paired based on 36 hole scores for the final round.
  6. Play is governed by The Rules of Golf as approved by the USGA, and where applicable, by the Local Rules consistent with USGA rules.

ENTRIES/WITHDRAWALS

  1. Entry Deadline: 7 days before start date
  2. Entries must be correctly completed, including mandatory Hcp/I information.
  3. All entries are subject to approval by the Board of Directors of the Missouri Golf Association.
  4. Entry fees shall be refunded less a $20.00 administrative fee, if withdrawal occurs prior to the entry deadline stated above, or if the field is full on the first day of play.  If the field is not full, there shall be no refund for a withdrawal made after the Entry Deadline.
  5. All entrants are expected to complete tournament play.  If one withdraws for a reason deemed unacceptable by the Tournament Committee, she shall be ineligible to play in Association competitions.

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (first 156 players)

Sunday – July 15
Practice Round starting after 12 PM
Monday – July 16
First Round, 18 holes stroke play
7:30 AM First tee time
Tuesday – July 17
Second Round, 18 holes stroke play
7:30 AM First tee time
Wednesday – July 18
Final Round, 18 holes stroke play
7:30 AM First tee time
Presentation of Awards will follow

MEMBERSHIP / ENTRY FEE

Yearly membership fee is $35
Entry Fee $185

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES

Practice Round, Championship Rounds and Range Balls
Players are responsible for Cart Fees in pro shop for the practice round

CARTS/CADDIES

Carts or pull carts are allowed during all portions of the Championship.

****Caddies are allowed but cannot be a parent or guardian. ***This has been changed. A parent or guardian can caddy in 2018.

 

Championship Flight – 5992 White Tees
Open Flight – 5188 Red Tees