WVGA Stableford Championship Information




Eligibility: Entries are open to male and female amateur golfers who are either 1) regular members of the WVGA with an active GHIN Handicap index through a WVGA Member Club OR 2) Currently competing on a college golf team in West Virginia or a college golf team that is a part of the Mountain East Conference. Also ALL players must have graduated high school and be under the age of 25, (e.g. havent reached their 25th birthday prior to day one of the championship which is October 15, 2020)


Format: The championship will be 36 holes of Stableford stroke play with 18 holes to be played each day. There will be a Men's division, as well as a Ladie's division. Gift Certificates as well as trophies will be awarded to top finishers in each division (total spots awarded based on field size)


Practice Round: Practice rounds will be available prior to the championship. Please call Edgewood Country Club to arrange a time, 304-984-9207


Championship Yardage: Approximately 6,800 yards for Men and 5,800 for Ladies


Player Registration: Players will receive everything they need on the starting tee. 


Cart Fees: The player cart fee for all rounds is included in your 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 WVGA Executive Director.


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 WVGA cart policy and their is an available seat. * WVGA Cart Policy - there will be a maximum of 2 carts per group and 2 individuals per cart. *


Pairings: Pairings will be viewable 72 hours prior to the event on the Tee Sheets Tab of Event Portal.


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 West Virginia Golf Association Office at 304-391-5000 no later than one week prior to the tournament. If withdraw is made prior to tournament deadline, the player may receive a refund regardless of reason less a $20 administrative fee. For a withdraw made after the entry deadline, the player may receive a refund only if player has experienced a sudden illness or injury, and only if the West Virginia Golf Association is notified prior to the first round of the tournament. All refund request must be submitted in writing to Chris Slack.


Questions: Please Contact Chris Slack : cslack@wvga.org



West Virginia Stableford Championship Schedule of Events:


Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
Player Practice Rounds 


Thursday, October 15th, 2020
9:00am Tee Times – Round One 


Friday, October 16th, 2020
9:00am Tee Times- Round Two