Women’s Amateur Championship

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Women’s Amateur Championship2020-06-30T11:34:59-05:00

82nd Women’s Amateur – 10th Mid Amateur Championship

July 6-8, 2020
The Club at Old Kinderhook
678 Old Kinderhook Dr
Camdenton, MO 65020
573-317-3500

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!!!! 2019

  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.
    The MGA Women’s Mid-Amateur Champion (player must be over the age of 25) shall be the player with the lowest fifty-four (54) hole total score.
  3. Any contestant may compete for the title of MGA Amateur and Mid-Amateur Champion and play from the Championship division course OR forfeit the right to compete for the title of MGA Amateur Champion and Mid-Amateur Champion and play the Open Division course. A contestant with a Hdcp/I of 7.9 and below must compete in the Championship Division. (A players handicaps will be calculated 7 days prior to the first day of the tournament)
  4. The three day low gross score shall determine the Amateur Champion and the Mid-Amateur Champion (25+). Committee Procedures-part III Competitions-Section 5 Before the Competition-5A Setting the terms of the Competition-5A(6) How ties will be decided. Or short, Committee Procedures Part III Section 5A(6). 
  5. Any contestant with a handicap index of 8 or above can choose to play in the Open Divisions.
    A player can choose to play in the Open Amateur Division, Open Mid-Amateur Division (25+)
    Open Divisions will be flighted and paired based on 36 hole scores for the final round. If number of entrants dictate flighting.
  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 $30.00 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 5
Practice round-after 10 AM  Call Old Kinderhook for your tee time 573-317-3500
5:30-7:30 PM – Players reception

Monday – July 6

First Round, 18 holes stroke play
8:30 AM First tee time

Tuesday – July 7
Second Round, 18 holes stroke play
8:30 AM First tee time

Open Division will be flighted after 36 holes

Wednesday – July 8
Final Round, 18 holes stroke play
8:30 AM First tee time
Presentation of Awards will follow with luncheon

MEMBERSHIP / ENTRY FEE

Yearly membership fee is $35
Entry Fee $185 Amateur Championship
Entry Fee: $185 Mid-Amateur Championship
Entry Fee: $225 Amateur/Mid-Amateur Championship
Entry Fee: $185 Open Amateur Flight
Entry Fee: $185 Open Mid-Amateur Flight
Entry Fee: $225 Open Amateur/Mid-Amateur Flight

YARDAGES
Open  approximately 5000
Championship approximately 5800

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES

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

CADDIES/CARTS

Caddies are allowed during all portions of the Championship.
Each player may walk or ride during any portion of the Championship.