Championships: MGA Events: MGA Amateur Public Links Championship

Location: Pinehills Golf Club
Plymouth, MA (Directions)
Dates:Aug 8 - 9 2017 
Entries Open: 2/2/2017 10:00:00 AM thru 6/1/2017 5:00:00 PM
Player Fee:$100.00
 
Qualifiers: 6/20 - Tuesday - Sandy Burr Country Club   (Directions)
6/21 - Wednesday - Gardner Municipal Golf Course   (Directions)
6/26 - Monday - Cranberry Valley Golf Course   (Directions)
6/27 - Tuesday - The Ledges Golf Club   (Directions)
6/29 - Thursday - Bradford Country Club   (Directions)
7/5 - Wednesday - D.W. Field Golf Course   (Directions)
Registration:Closed 
USGA Revision: Jun 1
Tee Times: Not Available

 Eligibility: Entries are open to amateur golfers who are bona fide public course players at a public MGA member club (a course/club that provides playing opportunities for the general public seven days a week) and maintain an up-to-date MGA/GHIN Handicap Index not exceeding 12.0 (as determined by the June 1, 2017 Handicap Revision). Players who have playing privileges or who have an established handicap at any private club are ineligible, with the exception of:

a) Players competing on a school golf team, provided those privileges are limited to scheduled practices and competitions; or
b) Players employed by a private club, provided their playing privileges
I. Are limited in nature;
II. Are consistent with those offered other employees;
III. Do not allow participation in any club tournaments; and
IV. No handicap is maintained at the private club.
 Entry Procedures: Entries and fully paid entry fees must be received through the MGA Online Entry process by 5:00 pm EST on the published entry deadline.
 Format: Competition will be in two stages:

1. Sectional Qualifying - 18 Holes at Stroke Play (for all except exempt entrants)
2. Championship Proper - 36 Holes at Stroke Play

 Field: The Championship Proper field is limited to 120 players.

2017 Exemptions (Upon receipt of the online registration and fee, the players in the following categories are exempt from Sectional Qualifying);
 Show Qualifying Exemptions Listing
 Schedule: Sectional Qualifying; June 19 - July 6

Championship Proper;
Round 1 - August 8 (18 Holes)
***The low 60 scorers and ties after 18-holes will continue play on August 9
Round 2 - August 9 (18 Holes)
Championship Proper: Any tie for first place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.
 Caddies &
 Automotive
 Transportation: 
Players may use caddies, pull carts (at the host clubs(s) discretion) and/or automotive transportation during Sectional Qualifying and Championship Proper.
 Starting Times: Qualifying Round Starting Times & Player Information will be emailed to all competitors shortly after the close of entries.
Championship Proper Starting Times & Player Information will be emailed to all competitors shortly after the last qualifying.
 Prizes: The Ray C. Bump, Jr. trophy and a gold medal will be presented to the Champion. Merchandise certificates will be awarded and are only redeemable at the host site.
 Trophy: Ray C. Bump, Jr. Trophy
 Addt'l Info: Courtesy practice privileges are at the discretion of the host club(s).


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Withdrawal/Refund Policy
Competitors, who have submitted an entry for an MGA event and wish to withdraw for any reason, MUST notify the MGA office in writing (e-mail is acceptable and encouraged) or by phone. Entry fee will be refunded less a $20 administrative fee, regardless of reason, if the MGA is notified in writing or by phone seven days prior to each event (Championship, or Qualifier). Entry fee will be refunded less 50% for any withdrawals received less than seven days prior to each event.

If you have any questions or issues regarding this event, please contact Kevin Eldridge (774-430-9103 or keldridge@mgalinks.org).

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