55th Connecticut Women's Amateur
July 22-23, 2020 - Fairview Farm Golf Course
ELIGIBILITY: In addition to a player's agreement to abide by the CSGA General Tournament Policies, the following criteria is required:
Female Amateur Golfers Only:
- Holding an active USGA Handicap Index from a CSGA Member Club not exceeding 24.0
- Connecticut Residents must be a bona fide member of a CSGA member club
- Non-residents of Connecticut must be a bona fide member of a Type 1 CSGA member club
ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
ENTRY FEE: $125 includes lunch on both days of the competition
FORMAT AT CHAMPIONSHIP PROPER: 18-holes of stroke play to be conducted on Wednesday, July 22nd and Thursday, July 23rd. Divisional contests will be held in the following categories, field size permitting: Juniors (under 18), Seniors (50-59), Super Seniors (60 and above ) and Team (lowest two combined scores from a club). In the case of a tie for the Overall Champion, a hole-by-hole playoff will be conducted immediately following the conclusion of all rounds on Thursday, July 23rd.
TRANSPORTATION AND CADDIES: You may walk, carry your own bag, utilize a caddie, a push cart or a golf cart for this Championship. The cost of a push cart, caddie or golf cart is not included in the entry fee.
- Golf cart fees are $25 per player (shared) and $35 per player (single). Players must have a valid driver's license to drive the golf cart. A caddie may share the golf cart with an underage player and drive the cart.
- Fairview Farm Golf Course does not have caddies that are available for hire.
PRACTICE ROUNDS: You may schedule a practice round at your convenience by phoning the Pro Shop at (860) 689-1000, or emailing Bob Sparks, PGA Professional at firstname.lastname@example.org. Prevailing rates at Fairview Farm Golf Course will apply and can be viewed here.
YARDAGE: All contestants will play the same tees at approximately 5750 yards (Gold Tees).
PRIZES: The 55th Connecticut Women's Amateur Champion will have her named engraved on the permanent Women's Amateur trophy and be allowed to keep the permanent trophy in their possession until the 56th Connecticut Women's Amateur is conducted. Low finishers in each division will also receive keepsake trophies in recognition of their accomplishment.
WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS: Refund less $25.00 administrative fee if requested prior to entry deadline. 50% refund after entry deadline and seven days prior to the event. Within seven days prior to the event there will be no refund. Any player who has competed in a qualifying round will not be issued a refund if they are forced to withdraw from the championship proper.
WITHDRAWALS DURING COMPETITION AND/OR NO CARD POLICY: All players are expected to complete the competition which they start. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal during a competition are physical injury, illness, or an emergency. Poor play is not an acceptable reason for withdrawal. A player who withdraws without an acceptable reason or without notifying CSGA personnel will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions. If a player is aware of a possibility of withdrawal (e.g. injury) he should notify the CSGA as soon as possible. All players who start a round must return a scorecard personally to CSGA staff or a CSGA official even if they are officially withdrawing. Players who withdraw also must sign and attest that the hole by hole scores are correct for the fellow-competitor's scorecard they were keeping and return that card to the fellow-competitor or another marker in the group. Players who do not follow this policy will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions.
Conditions of Entry: By submitting an entry for any CSGA-administered competition, the contestant understands that his/her participation is at the sole discretion of the CSGA. A contestant may be removed from any competition at the discretion of the CSGA staff or Competitions Committee at any time before or during the competition. Incidents of unbecoming conduct or actions deemed to be detrimental to the image of the CSGA or the “Spirit of the Game” are grounds for such removal and suspension from future CSGA-administered competitions. These include, but are not limited to the following:
1) Willful damage of the golf course or golf course property
2) Club throwing or unnecessary club tossing
3) Offensive or unbecoming language
4) Public criticism of golf course or verbal abuse of CSGA staff, officials, volunteers, host club staff or other contestants
5) Potential endangerment of others
6) Conduct deemed unbecoming