Jeff D’Amico, PGA General Manager
811 Cherry Ave NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-7933 – Golf Shop
Follow the link for pairings, live scoring, results and player information. You can also access the portal by using the Golf Genius app on your mobile device. To access the portal, login using GGID: WAGOLFWAM23
Amateur – 48 players
Mid-Amateur – 24 players
Entry applications, along with the appropriate fee, must be completed or received by WA Golf by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2023.
Refunds due to cancellation before the close of entry are subject to a $10 service charge. After the close of entry and up until round one pairings are released, players who withdraw for any reason will be refunded 50% of the entry fee. No refund for any reason will be issued after round one parings have been released.
Course yardage is subject to change based on weather/course conditions. Hole-by-hole yardages are posted on the championship portal and will be emailed to players.
Women’s Amateur Yardage: 6,099 yards, par-71
Women’s Mid-Amateur Yardage: 5,634 yards, par-71
All contestants must register in person with WA Golf at Wing Point Golf & Country Club prior to the championship. Registration will be located outside the golf shop during the following times:
MONDAY, JUNE 19: 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
TUESDAY, JUNE 20: 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
STARTING TIMES AND PAIRINGS
Round one and two starting times will be released on Tuesday, June 13. Contestants will be re-paired by gross scores for the final round, with the leaders starting last. Preferred starting time requests will not be accepted. Starting times will be posted on the WA Golf website (WAgolf.org), on the Championship Portal and will be emailed to each player.
54-hole stroke play (gross only). In the event of a tie for the championship, a hole-by-hole playoff will be held immediately following play to determine the winner.
TUESDAY, JUNE 20: Starting times off the #1 tee from 7:30 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21: Starting times off the #1 tee from 11:20 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, JUNE 22: Starting times off the #1 tee from 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Contestants may play one complimentary practice round prior to the championship. Practice rounds will be available on Monday, June 19 after 12:00 p.m. for out of town contestants. Local contestants can play a practice rounds on weekday afternoons in the two weeks prior on a space available basis. All practice round starting times are at the discretion of the golf shop staff. Tee times can be made by the calling Wing Point Golf & Country Club golf shop at (206) 842-7933 beginning on June 7 after entries have closed and field is set.
FOOD SERVICE (NO-HOST)
Breakfast service will be available in the clubhouse beginning at 7:00 a.m. each day. Lunch service will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will remain open until 7:00 p.m. each day.
WA Golf will provide bottled water during the championship. Coolers will be at multiple locations on the golf course. A beverage cart will not be on the course during play.
WA Golf will host a meal for all competitors following the second round on Wednesday, June 21 with indoor and outdoor seating available in the bar and patio. a Player's Buffet will be available from 12:00 - 7:00 p.m.
METHODS OF PAYMENT
All major credit cards and cash.
HOURS OF OPERATION
The golf shop and driving range will be open from 6:30 a.m. to dusk each day.
Warm up range balls will be provided to contestants on the driving range before each round.
NOTE: Driving range hours will be from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. each day. Driving range nets will be available after the range has closed.
Carts will be available to Mid-Amateur participants for $25 per rider per day and will be collected by WA Golf during registration
Women’s Amateur Championship: The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect.
To provide an equal championship platform for all competitors, the use of carts by spectators is not permitted by WA Golf.
CHAMPIONSHIP ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABLED SPECTATORS
WA Golf is committed to providing an enjoyable spectator experience for people with disabilities at WA Golf Championships. Requests from spectators seeking transportation onto the golf course due to a permanent disability, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), should be submitted one week in advance to the WA Golf Championship Department. While spectator carts may not always be available at each site, WA Golf will make every effort to accommodate these requests when available.
Generally, an ADA covered disability is defined as a “physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual”. See, 42 USCA §12102. Spectators with a “temporary” injury or impairment that is not an ADA disability will not be allowed use of a golf cart under this Policy.
Spectators with transportation needs must contact the WA Golf Championship Department prior to the championship. This full policy is available at the following link: wagolf.org/policies.
A limited number of host club pull carts are available for player use at no charge. Players may provide their own pull cart.
Host club caddies will not be available. A player may provide his or her own caddie. Caddies will be required to wear a caddie bib provided on the starting tee.
All prizes will be awarded according to 54-hole scores. The Women’s Amateur is gross only. The Women’s Mid-Amateur is gross and net.
Amateur Champion and Runner-up: Crystal trophies; Top-10: Crystal awards
Mid-Amateur Champion and Net Champion: Crystal trophies. Ties for the Net Champion will be decided by matching scorecards as described in the Official Guide to the Rules of Golf, page 402.
Awards will be given to any contestant who scores a hole-in-one or eagle during the championship.
WA Golf will host awards ceremonies on Thursday, June 22 immediately upon completion of play in each championship.
Women’s Amateur – Champion will receive an exemption into the 2024 Washington Champion of Champions, the 2024 Washington Women’s Amateur Championship and the 2024 PNGA Women’s Amateur Championship.
Women’s Mid-Amateur – Champion will receive an exemption into the 2024 Washington Champion of Champions, the 2024 Washington Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship and the 2024 PNGA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship.
PERFORMANCE POINTS LIST
Points for the Washington Women’s Amateur are allocated as follows: Champion (100), Runner-up (75), Top-5 (50), Top-10 (25), Top-15 (15), and Top-20 (5) finishers.
Points for the Washington Women’s Mid-Amateur are allocated as follows: Awarded to Champion (50), Runner-up (25), and Top-5 (5) finishers.
**Points may be adjusted based on field size
GHIN SCORE POSTING
WA Golf will post competition scores for all players to the USGA GHIN System.
Players and caddies must be neat in appearance with respect to personal grooming and clothing while on host club property. The WA Golf Dress Code Policy is available at the following link: wagolf.org/policies and will be provided to all players, along with any additional measures required by the host club, in the Player Memorandum.
CODE OF CONDUCT
WA Golf expects all contestants, caddies, gallery, and guests to exhibit proper conduct and behavior on the golf course and anywhere on club property during a WA Golf Championship. Unbecoming conduct or behavior may be grounds for immediate disqualification, at any time, from any WA Golf event. The following are some examples of unbecoming conduct or behavior:
- Repeated use of loud, abusive, and/or profane language
- Throwing and/or breaking equipment (club, ball, etc.) in anger or frustration
- Damaging host club, WA Golf, and/or fellow contestant property
- Public criticism or verbal abuse of host club, officials, volunteers or staff, and/or WA Golf volunteers, staff or fellow contestants
- Potential endangerment of others
- Intentionally violating stated club policy
- Violation of WA Golf Dress Code and/or Footwear Policy
- Other conduct deemed unbecoming
The Committee in charge of the competition shall be the sole judge of determining Conduct Code violations.
During play of the championship, a competitor who withdraws must notify WA Golf staff and fill out a withdraw form. Entrants who unofficially withdraw (by not notifying WA Golf staff or without having sufficient reason to withdraw) will not be granted entry into any future WA Golf championship for a minimum of two years.
PACE OF PLAY POLICY
Players are encouraged to be familiar with WA Golf’s Pace of Play Policy, which is in effect at all championships.
LOCAL RULES AND TERMS OF THE COMPETITION
Players are encouraged to be familiar with WA Golf’s 2023 Local Rules and Terms of the Competition, which will be in effect at all championships.
PROHIBITED USE OF AUDIO EQUIPMENT
Rule 4.3 is modified in this way: During a round, a player is not allowed to use an electronic device to listen to music or other audio (such as podcasts or the like), including by using speakers, headphones or earbuds. Penalty for breach of Local Rule - see Rule 4.3.
STAFF IN CHARGE
Eric Sjogren, PGA
Assistant Director of Rules & Competition
If it becomes necessary to withdraw prior to the date of the competition, please contact Washington Golf at email@example.com or (206) 526-8605, ext. 5.