118th Connecticut Amateur
June 22-25, 2020 - Shorehaven Golf Club
ELIGIBILITY: In addition to a player's agreement to abide by the CSGA General Tournament Policies, the following criteria is required:
Amateur Golfers Only:
- Holding an active USGA Handicap Index from a CSGA Member Club not exceeding 8.0
- 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: Sunday, May 24th, 2020
ENTRY FEE: $140
EXEMPT PLAYERS: 118th Connecticut Amateur Exemption List - Exempt players MUST apply by the entry deadline. To apply as an exempt player, simply select the "Exempt Player" division when prompted during the registration process.
SECTIONAL QUALIFYING: 18-Hole stroke play qualifying for all non-exempt players:
Tuesday, June 2nd - Oronoque Country Club, Stratford, Conn.
Wednesday, June 10th - Lyman Orchards Golf Club, Middlefield, Conn.
Thursday, June 11th - Great Neck Country Club, Waterford, Conn.
CHAMPIONSHIP PROPER INFORMATION:
Format: 36-holes of stroke play to be conducted on Monday, June 22nd. The thirty-two (32) players with the lowest 36-hole total will advance to match play. A playoff to determine the final positions in match play will be conducted following the conclusion of all stroke play rounds. Two rounds of 18-hole matches play will be conducted on Tuesday, June 23rd and Wednesday, June 24th. The two remaining players will compete in the 36-hole championship match on Thursday, June 25th. Any match tied following the completion of the stipulated holes will be extended to sudden death until a winner is decided.
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 be not be issued a refund if they are forced to withdraw from the championship proper.
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