2019 The Dropping Junior Championship
BanBury Golf Club, Eagle, ID
June 9-11, 2019
Entries are open to female and male amateur golfers who (1) have reached their fourteenth birthday by June 5, 2019; (2) will not have reached their nineteenth birthday by midnight (MST) June 11, 2019; (3) will not have graduated from high school by midnight (MST) May 15, 2019; and (4) have an up-to-date Handicap Index® not exceeding 10.0 for females and not exceeding 5.0 for males under the USGA Handicap SystemTM . A Handicap Index must be issued from a “golf club” (as defined in the “USGA Handicap System Manual”) which is licensed to use the USGA Handicap System. Players requesting permission to use items on the List of Equipment Permitted Conditionally for Medical Reasons under Exception 1 to Rule 14-3, please refer to www.usga.org/equipment/medical/general_guidelines.html for details.
The Dropping Junior Championship Committee may reject an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from the Championship and/or suspend a player from future Dropping Junior Championships if the player engages in conduct detrimental to the integrity and image of the game of golf and/or public confidence in The Dropping Championship. Such conduct may include, but is not limited to, damage to the golf course or the player’s equipment, verbal or physical abuse of spectators, officials, volunteers, or staff, blatant or excessive profanity, disorderly behavior, failure to abide by club rules or any other unbecoming conduct.
Age: A player is required to list her/his age, date of birth and high school graduation date on the entry forms.
Amateur Status: All players must conform to the “USGA Rules of Amateur Status.”
Entries: Form, Fee, Closing Date, Final Field of Players
Each competitor must complete an entry application. Golfers are encouraged to file online at (www.thedropping.com).
Entry fee of $100 must be paid by each competitor. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if BanBury Golf Club (208-939-3600) is notified before the close of entries. A $20 service fee charge will be deducted from all refunds. After the close of entries, fee will not be refunded.
ENTRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DROPPING CHAMPIONSHIP COMMITTEE
NO LATER THAN 5 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
Entry applications may be filed online at
www.thedropping.com or paper entries may be sent with an $100 check to
BanBury Golf Club
2626 Marypost Pl
Eagle, ID 83616
Late applications are not acceptable and will be automatically rejected. Time limit for entries means time of receipt (not time entry is transmitted). Entries should be submitted early to allow ample time for delay or error in transmission. The risk of delay or error in transmission lies solely with the entrant. THE DROPPING JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP COMMITTEE will have no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including rejection of the entry.
The field is limited to the first 124 golfers to enter. Groupings will be determined by The Dropping Junior Championship Committee at the close of entries.
SUNDAY, JUNE 9:
- Official Practice Rounds after 10am (call club for times: 208-939-3600)
- 5:00 p.m. Welcome Dinner and Ping Pong Tournament
MONDAY, JUNE 10:
- 8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start, 36 holes, no stopping between rounds (Collegiate Format)
- Sign and return Round 1 scorecards during Round 2
- Lunch will be delivered to players on the course near completion of Round 1
- BBQ Dinner at approximately 4:30pm
TUESDAY, JUNE 11:
- 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Round 3 Tee Times (1st and 10th Tees)
- BBQ Lunch following play
Lowest scorer for 54 holes will be champion of Division (Girls’/Boys’). In the event of a tie for the Championship or other place finish a hole-by-hole play-off will be held immediately following play, play will continue until champion/place finisher is determined. The play-off holes and their order of play will be determined by The Dropping Junior Championship Committee.
Local Hotel Information
Hilton Garden Inn, Eagle Idaho – 208-938-9600
Spring Hill Suites, Boise Idaho – 208-939-8266
Practice rounds will be available for players on Sunday June 9th from 10am to 1pm. Call BanBury Golf club, (208) 939-3600 to make arrangements for a practice round.
Rules of Golf; Close of Competition
Play will be governed by “The Rules of Golf” as approved by the USGA. Questions will be settled by the on-site Rules Committee, whose decision will be final. The competition is deemed to be closed when the Championship trophy has been presented in that Division.
Golf Balls; Driver Heads
Only brands of golf balls on the most current USGA List of Conforming Golf Balls and driver heads on the most current USGA List of Conforming Driver Heads may be used. Updated lists may be found on the USGA web site at www.usga.org or by contacting the USGA Technical Department at (908) 234-2300.
Distance Measuring Devices
In the 2019 Dropping Junior Championship, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, windspeed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional function is actually used.”
A player may provide her/his own caddie, but is not required to employ a caddie for the Championship.
Exception: A player may not use a parent, step parent, sibling or guardian as a caddie during the Championship.
Penalty: See penalty clause for breach of the condition prescribed in “Appendix I;” Part C; Section 3 of “The Rules of Golf.
Players must not ride on any form of transportation during a stipulated round unless authorized by the Committee.
Penalty: See penalty clause for breach of the condition prescribed in “Appendix I,” Part C; Section 5 of “The Rules of Golf.
Groupings and Starting Times
Groupings will be available online at www.thedropping.com or www.banbuyrgolf.com starting Friday, June 7, 2019.
Registration at BanBury Golf Course (10:00 – 4:00 p.m.; Sunday, June 9)
By 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, eligible players must
- Register in person at BanBury Golf Course; or
- All players who will be arriving late should notify The Dropping Junior Championship Committee at (208) 939-3600 Players who fail to register on-site or fail to notify The Dropping Junior Championship Committee of a late arrival may lose their spot in the championship.
Players must abide by The Dropping Junior Championship dress code during practice and championship rounds: Boys’ shirts must have collars and sleeves (turtle or mock turtle neck - acceptable) and must be tucked in; tailored shorts or trousers, no blue jeans. Dress code will also apply to male caddies. Caddies must wear flat soled shoes (no golf shoes with spikes or alternative spikes). Girls’ golf attire must be neat in appearance: no short shorts (5” inseam minimum), no blue jeans, no tank tops.
Penalty for breach of dress code – may be expelled from the Championship and/or suspended from future IGA championships.