2020 Bill Cass Senior Four-Ball Championship Information



Entry Fee: $450 ($466 credit or debit)

Registration Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020


Eligibility: All Four-Ball participants must conform to the USGA Rules of Amateur Status as specified in the USGA Rules of Golf. All participants in State Championships are required to have an active GHIN Handicap through a USGA Licensed Mississippi Club. All participants must also be bona fide residents of the state of Mississippi for at least 60 days prior to the tournament.


Format: Field size is limited in each division and subject to change, please see website for details. The tournament is scheduled for 54 holes of four-ball stroke play. If conditions necessitate the championship being shortened, it will be done at the conclusion of a stipulated round. Each division will be flighted following 36 holes of play. Ties are split by the USGA recommended scorecard method.


Practice Round: Practice rounds are available on Thursday, September 3rd at a rate of $30 + tax per player. Please contact Hattiesburg Country Club to schedule practice rounds.


Championship Divisions & Yardages: Senior (50-59) - app. 6,400 yards, Super Senior (60-69) - app. 6,000 yards, Grand Master (70+) - app. 5,700 yards


Player Registration: Player Registration will take place from 10:00AM - 4:00PM on Thursday, September 3rd outside of the golf shop.


Player Food & Beverage: There will be no Food & Beverage provided for this Championship. Players may make purchases in the grill using cash or credit.


Cart Fees: All cart and green fees are included in the tournament entry fee.


Spectator Carts: Spectator carts will not be permitted during this championship with the exception of a spectator who can provide an issued and active Handicap Permit. Final decision will be made by the MGA Staff and also the availability of carts at the host facility.


Caddies: Caddies are permitted during the championship. Players are responsible for supplying their own caddie. Caddies may ride in golf carts if it adheres to the MGA cart policy and their is an available seat. * MGA Cart Policy - there will be a maximum of 2 carts per group and 2 individuals per cart. *


Pairings: Pairings for the opening round will be released and updated on the MGA website by Monday, August 31st. Pairings will also be included in the Player Information that will be emailed to each player by Monday, August 31st.


Electronic Measuring Devices: Electronic devices that measure distance only are permitted for this championship.


USGA Groove Condition of Competition (Not in Effect): The USGA groove rules effective January 1, 2010 are NOT in effect for this competition.


Withdrawal Policy: In the event of a tournament withdraw; the player must notify the Mississippi Golf Association Office at 601-939-1131. If withdraw is made prior to tournament deadline, the player may receive a refund regardless of reason less a $25 administrative fee. For a withdraw made after the entry deadline, the player WILL NOT receive a refund unless the player has experienced a sudden illness or injury, a signed Doctor's note is provided, and only if the Mississippi Golf Association is notified prior to the first round of the tournament. All refund request must be submitted in writing to the MGA Tournament Director, Adam Smith. (adam@missgolf.org)


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Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg

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133 Plaza Dr


Hattiesburg, Mississippi



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