ALGONQUIN GOLF CLUB
AUGUST 2 - 6, 2021
RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING PLAY
The tournament is scheduled for five days, including an 18-hole qualifying/seeding round followed by match play to determine the Champion of the STLWDGA. This is a gross competition.
Refer to General Rules and Regulations, excluding Eligibility and Competitive events.
Invitations will be limited to members of the participating clubs in the STLWDGA. Minimum age is eighteen (18) years old.
Players in semifinal matches are invited to attend the Semifinalist’s Luncheon.
The Committee determines time and order of starting.
Carts/Caddies: Competitors/opponents may share a cart only with a competitor/opponent with whom she is paired. Relatives, association members and professionals are prohibited from serving as caddies. Caddies are prohibited from driving a cart at any time under penalty of disqualification. Carts are allowed in all flights.
Assuming a field of 96 players, the low 16 handicaps will make up the Championship Flight and play from the championship tees. The remaining 64 players will be flighted by handicap and seeded by score and play from another set of tees.
The position of players having the same course handicap will be determined by Handicap Index and Differential.
Withdrawals: Any player who withdraws before the pairings are made from the numerical draw is not eligible for special events.
Ties: If two (2) or more players are tied for the same place within a flight, the player’s position (seed) shall be determined by matching score cards as defined in Section 2: Part 7I of “How to Conduct a Competition”. If two (2) or more players tie for Low-Gross (Medalist), each player shall be awarded a prize but must play off immediately for the Trophy and position.
* The USGA General Numerical Draw is used for pairing.
* Defaults: Due to the limited field, a player defaulting without just cause will not be eligible to qualify the following year, except by approval of the Executive Committee. Any player who has defaulted in the finals is not eligible to receive a trophy. Exception to this rule shall be within the discretion of the Tournament Committee.
The EDWARD A. FAUST PERPETUAL TROPHY will be awarded to the Champion.
The MARY MASON SCUDDER PERPETUAL TROPHY will be awarded to the Runner-Up in the Championship.
These awards will be presented following the final match of the tournament.
The MEDALIST PERPETUAL TROPHY will be awarded for Low-Gross in the qualifying round.
A TEAM PLAY PLAQUE will be awarded to the club whose four players win the aggregate Low-Gross in the qualifying round. It becomes the property of their club. A prize will also be awarded to each of the four team members.
These awards will be presented at the
TROPHIES and PRIZES will be awarded to the Champion, Runner-Up and Medalist.
PRIZES will be awarded to the Champion and Runner-Up in each flight, as well as the Overall Low-Putt winner.
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