Northern California Golf Association
Scratch League Championship
Poppy Ridge Golf Course
Chardonnay / Zinfandel
November 19, 2021
Poppy Ridge Golf Course
4280 Greenville Road
Livermore, CA 94550
Note: Masks are required around the clubhouse area.
Team Captains must email their playoff line-up of 7 players (six amateurs and one professional) to Rick Leoncio (email@example.com) or Josh Boyles (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 18th. Please identify professional when submitting lineup.
There will be no formal registration at this event. All players must check in with the golf shop upon arrival to sign for a golf cart.
The format for the NCGA Scratch League Championship is a 9-point game within each pairing group of three players. The top team from each group will advance to the California Scratch League Championship at The Links at Spanish Bay on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. All play is without handicaps except for seeding the pairing order from low current handicap index to high index as of the November 15th current index revision. Stroke Play rules apply with the exceptions set forth in the 2021 Scratch League Rules of Play.
Starting Times and Pairings:
Starting times will range from 8:00 – 10:10 AM. Players should be at the starting tee immediately following the group in front of them. Please do not congregate near the starting tee. Pairings and Starting Times will be posted on or before Wednesday, November 17th.
All Play will be from the NCGA tee markers (see Yardages sheet)
CR: 73.1 / Slope: 134 / 6,773 yards / Par 72
Note: When both men and women compete, female participants will play from the set of women’s tees with the most similar Course Rating as the set of tees from which the men are playing.
Food and Beverage Availability:
Mulligan’s snack bar will be open at 6:30 AM. Outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited. The Grill will be open at 11:00 AM for outdoor dining only on the patio.
Provided for players prior to competition rounds at no cost. Contestants will have access to the practice area 30 minutes prior to their round for 10 minutes of warmup and 10 minutes on the practice putting green.
Player Cart Information:
Golf carts are provided for players at no cost. Spectator carts are prohibited.
Caddies are permitted; however, there are no caddies available at Poppy Ridge GC.
Practice Round Information:
Contact the Poppy Ridge Golf Shop at (925) 447-6779 for practice round availability. NCGA member green fees are $57 Monday-Friday and $77 Saturday-Sunday. Carts are $18 per rider.
Prior to the event, you must make yourself familiar with the Player Handbook, Hard Card, and Pace of Play Policy. You, the player, are responsible for knowing this information.
Players must download the USGA TM app (or GolfGenius). The GGID for the group will be emailed with the pairings, texted to the players the day prior, and available with the starter.
One player in the group will be assigned to enter scores for all players in the pairing in the USGA TM app. A scorecard will be provided by the starter and will be the official scorecard. One player in the group will be assigned to keep score on the official scorecard. The mobile scoring is unofficial.
A play-off will start immediately after the conclusion of play to determine the two teams advancing to the California State Scratch League Championship. See Scratch League Rules of Play regarding format.
Any questions concerning this event should be directed to the NCGA Operations Department at (831) 625-4653.