RULES FOR THE FALL OPEN

Fall Open Tournament Rules

Tournament fees must be paid before the commencement of play to qualify for skill and draw prizes.

The prize fee for this tournament is $30 for pay-as-you-go players. Play from the Hybrid Tees

Summer Rules are in Effect.

The ball is to be played down except for the Local Rule regarding embedded balls outside of a hazard in wet conditions.

Bare DIRT areas inside of 15 yards of the green to be played as Ground Under Repair. This includes areas “marked” as GUR and those not. Those areas not marked are subject to approval of playing partners “prior” to taking a drop.

 Divots and mowed brown grass are the rub of the green. 

There is “NO RELIEF” given in the rough, except where permitted under RGCA and Local Rules and where marked as GUR.

Foot rake bunkers and replace your ball, uncleaned, in the exact same spot.

Handicaps used with be RCGA Handicaps.

Pace of Play for this Tournament is 4 hours, 10 minutes – MAXIMUM. Those groups playing outside of this allotment may be penalized. Play ready golf. There is no penalty in Stroke Play for hitting out of turn. If you have a playing partner who tends to be much slower than the rest of the group politely ask them to “move their ass”. Slow play will not be tolerated. Groups falling behind more than a hole will be asked to explain why and run the risk of incurring penalties for the entire group. Penalties will be invoked by the Men’s Club Captain and Handicap Chair at their discretion.

All other rules will be governed by RCGA.

Two scorecards are to be kept by each group. Please ensure that the scores for each player match up prior to submitting your score card. These scores are to be posted as “Tournament Scores” in the Handicap Computer.

EACH GROUP IS RESPONSIBLE FOR RECORDING THEIR GROUPS SCORES ON THE SCORESHEETS IN THE MEMBER’S LOUNGE. – THANK YOU.

If unsure of a possible ruling – play a second ball and record the scores for both balls until a ruling from the Handicap/Rules Committee can be obtained.

Prizes   

We will pay out 4 places gross, 4 places low cap nets, 4 places high cap nets, plus draw prizes.

$75 deuce pot each day, low caps on 7&17; high caps on 4&13.

Low Caps 9 and under; high caps 10 and higher.

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