2021 Mother Daughter Chapman/ Member Junior Tournament

Cohasse Country Club

July 15th, 2021


Player Information Sheet & Local Rules


History of the Mother Daughter Chapman Tournament: The tournament was first hosted in 1997 and won by Patricia and Courtney Marsh of Newton Commonwealth GC. Last year’s winner were 1st Division - Christine and Anna Casagrande, 2nd Division – Tracy Welch and Amanda Adams.


Rules of Golf: The USGA Rules of Golf, Local Rules and Terms of Competitions for Mass Golf Tournaments govern all play.


Mass Golf Policies & Procedures: Please refer to Policies & Procedures in Response to Covid-19, Policies & Procedures and Pace of Play Policy.


Format: Chapman- Golfers both hit their tee shot. Then they both hit their partner’s ball. On the third shot, they select a ball and alternate hitting until the ball is holed.


Shotgun Times: 8:30 AM Shotgun Start. Refer to pairings and starting hole assignments. Golfers to be ready at their carts by 8:15 AM and at their designated hole to start at 8:30 AM.                                          


Handicaps: 60% of lower handicap plus 40% of higher handicap as of June 22, 2021.


Scorecards: Paper scorecards will be provided to all participants for the player’s own notes. All paper scorecards are considered UNOFFICIAL. Do NOT exchange scorecards at any time. The official scorecard will be the mobile golf genius app scoring. Prior to the tournament, players should download the USGA Tournament Management App. Click HERE for mobile scoring instructions. Click HERE to download the app. You will be provided a GGID number on your scorecards and that is the number you type into the app to see your foursome.


Enter Gross scores only in the app. Net will be calculated by the app. After both team’s gross scores are entered for a hole, click “Save Scores”. Only one person from the foursome is responsible for inputting scores in the app and another is responsible for the unofficial written scorecard. These will be two golfers from different teams and it is up to each foursome who those individuals will be. Scores should not be posted for handicap purposes as the round has not been played in an authorized format.


You can toggle back and forth from the score input page to the leaderboard near the top of the phone app screen.


Tees: Mass Golf Red/Blue Combo Tees from approximately 5,224 yards.


Distance-Measuring Devices: Permitted as specified in Mass Golf Policies & Procedures.


Practice Areas: Driving range is left of hole 3 and putting green is above first tee.


Yardage Markers: Markers in the fairway for 100, 150 and 200 yards.


Hole Locations: Hole location sheets are in the player portal HERE.


Out of Bounds: Defined by the inside edge at ground level of all white stakes, white lines, club driveway/parking lot or roads. When defined by a stonewall/fencing a ball is considered out of bounds when it is completely OVER the stonewall/fence.                                    

#1 – Main Entrance Road, Eastford Road, Durfee Street

#3 – Blacktop area around Golf Shop, Main Entrance Road

#4 – Main Entrance Road on right

#5 – Asphault Road (Durfee St.)

#6 – On or over stone wall on right

#7 – Eastford Road, Entrance Road and Parking lot of Maintenance Facility

#8 – On or over stone wall on right and behind green

#9 – Parking lot and Main Entrance Road


Penalty Areas: Defined by red lines or red stakes. In the absence of a line, the stakes shall define the margin of the penalty area.

#2 – Mid-fairway, left side going across fairway

#3 – Left side of fairway at rivene

#4 – Water before green

#5 – Right side to mid-fairway, stream in front of blue tee, entire left side

#6 – Left side up to end of maintenance area, right side after stone wall ends

#7 – Stream before fairway, right side (starting at road)

#8 – Entire right side until stonewall


Ground Under Repair: Areas enclosed with white painted lines are considered ground under repair. Relief may be taken. Also, all flower beds are considered ground under repair. Any construction or wood chipping, downed trees are considered ground under repair.


Items to Note:

General: Relief from all mulched areas and/or flowers. No relief from wood chipped areas. Swing and stance relief from all stone walls one club length, no nearer the hole. Stones in sand bunker may be lifted and removed without penalty.

#1 - Right/Back Right of Green is Ground Under Repair

#2 – Front of Tee Box is Ground Under Repair

#3 – Driving range is playable

#5 – Relief from telephone pole

#6 – Use drop zone for tall grass/flowers by green


Immovable Obstructions: All cart paths (paved or unpaved), roads (paved or unpaved), their immediate extensions/adjacent worn areas and white lined areas tying into cart paths. Relief may be taken.


Pace of Play:  Pace for this round is 4 hours and 30 minutes. Please ensure that you are keeping within a hole of the group in front of you and within the time par printed on your scorecard.


Bathrooms: Located inside the clubhouse and pro shop. There are NO BATHROOMS ON THE COURSE so please be aware of that. You come back to the clubhouse at the turn of 9 to 1 and 3 to 4.


Inclement Weather: Click link HERE.


Food and Beverage: There will be no food and beverage available at the clubhouse before the round but the facilities will be available. The golf shop will be open and the bar will be open starting at 11:00 AM. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase in the Pro Shop. There will be a lunch buffet with the following menu: caesar salad, seasonal strawberry salad, grilled chicken, rolls and butter and dessert. There are NO WATER COOLERS on the golf course. There will NOT be a beverage cart on the golf course.


Scoring: At the end of the round all scores must be verified by the team before your team’s designated app scorekeeper and unofficial written scorekeeper reports to the scoring tent. These designated scorekeepers are the ONLY individuals from the foursome that needs to report to the scoring area. All other players must not congregate near the scoring area. Scorekeepers must keep social distance in a line to confirm their scores with Mass Golf staff. Mass Golf staff will verify with the designated scorekeepers that their scores are accurate and will take a verbal yes as a confirmation/signature as this will be a no touch process.


Awards: Overall and Division Trophies engraved with names of gross winners.  Ties honored for first place gross only. All other ties will be decided by matching cards in accordance with USGA recommended method. Prize certificates to be used at host club. 




Mass Golf Staff Members In Charge:

Naomi Nesenoff, PGA

Manager of Women’s Events and Player Development


Abbie Weaver

Women’s Events Intern



We would like to thank the host club staff for their hospitality:

Mark Klotz – Head Golf Professional

Jennifer McKinstry – Function Manager

Paul Veshi – Golf Course Superintendent