2020 ILLAWARRA CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS & DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP

TERMS OF COMPETITION

 

 

These are to be read in conjunction with the Golf NSW Standard Conditions for Events Run by Golf NSW, the Golf NSW Code of Conductand the Golf NSW Hard CardShould a conflict occur between conditions, then the conditions outlined on the entry form take precedence.

 

 

1.   Championship Procedure

1.1 The Championship will be played as follows:

 

(a) District Championship – stroke play over one round of 18-Holes at Gerringong Golf Club. The Champion of Champions is played in conjunction and is subject to the additional conditions outlined below. The leading player(s) at the end of this stroke play shall be the 2020 District Champion. In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined by 3-Hole play-off, if still tied, sudden-death play-off. If insufficient time is available for a play-off, joint winners will be declared. All other ties shall be determined using the Golf Australia Countback System for deciding prize winners.

 

(b) Champion of Champions – held in conjunction with the District Championship. To be eligible to enter, a player must be the 2020 Club Champion, B, C or Junior Champion of a Club which is affiliated with Golf Illawarra. Players who enter the Champion of Champions must indicate this and enter their details in the appropriate section of the entry form, otherwise, they will not be included in the Champion of Champions event.

The leading player(s) in each grade at the end of this stroke play shall be the 2020 Champion of Champion. In the event of a tie, in any grade, the winner of that grade will be determined by 3-Hole play-off, if still tied, sudden-death play-off. If insufficient time is available for a play-off, joint winners will be declared. All other ties shall be determined using the Golf Australia Countback System for deciding prize winners.

 

2.   Championship Committee

2.1 The Championship Committee will comprise the Golf NSW Illawarra Region Advisory Committee, Golf NSW Regional Manager (Illawarra), Golf NSW 

General Manager – Golf or their appointees.

2.2 In the absence of a full Championship Committee, such members that may be present at the time may give a decision, and any decision so given will

be deemed to be a decision of the full Championship Committee.

 

3.   Rules of Play

The Rules of Golf, as adopted by R&A Rules Limited, will apply, together with Golf NSW Hard Card, and any additional Local Rules as drawn up by the Championship Committee.

 

4.   Entries

4.1 District Championship Handicap: Eligible players are male amateurs whose GA Handicap (or overseas equivalent) does not exceed 9.4 strokes at  the time of

      entry.

4.2 Age: there are no age restrictions in this event.

4.3 Entry Fee: the entry fee applies for this event is $25 (including GST).

4.4 In the event of entry applications exceeding the number of places available in the Championship, applications from those higher handicap competitors

will be placed on a reserve list. Unsuccessful applicants will be informed without delay and given the opportunity to compete if withdrawals subsequently occur. Monies received from balloted entrants, who do not subsequently compete, will be refunded in entirety.

4.5 Exemptions: Champions are exempt from the handicap limit.

4.6 Acceptance: The decision of the Championship Committee as to acceptance or refusal of any entry will be final.

4.7 Withdrawal: upon withdrawal, as detailed in the Standard Conditions, a $5 administration fee is deducted.

 

5.   Motorised Transport

See Golf NSW Transportation Policy. Participants must walk at all times during a stipulated round unless permission has been granted by the Committee. Applications for permission MUST be made at the time of entry. Golf NSW takes no responsibility for the availability of golf carts.

 

6.   Practice

Practice rounds prior to the Championship are at the discretion of the host club. Permission must be sought from the host club's Professional Shop for play.

 

Gerringong Golf Club – (02) 4234 3333.

 

7.   Registration

Competitors MUST register 30 mins before their starting time on each day of play.

 

8.   Pace of Play

The Rules of Golf will be strictly enforced. See the Golf NSW Hard Card for Pace of Play conditions.

 

9.   Prizes

Competitors may win only one prize in each category. Prizes will be awarded based on value. If two prizes are of the same value, the scratch prize will take precedent over the nett prize.

 

Champion of Champions (all divisions) - Scratch winner, Scratch runner-up

District Championship - Scratch winner, Nett winner, Scratch runner-up and Nett runner-up

 

10. Golf NSW Hard Card

The Golf NSW Hard Card will be in effect throughout this event.