Contestant Information Sheet


Spring Series IV– Rancho Murieta Country Club

North Course

  April 24-25, 2021


Before playing in the event you must be familiar with our 2021 Playing it Safe Tournament Protocols.

Listed below is IMPORTANT tournament information.  Please read carefully.


Club Location:

Rancho Murieta CC 

7000 Alameda Drive 

Rancho Murieta, CA 95683



Format:  36 holes stroke play; 18 holes per day.   


Start Times: 

Saturday, April 24 – 8:00 a.m. tee time start on holes #1 and #10 on North Course

Sunday, April 25 - 8:00 a.m. tee time start on holes #1 and #10 on North Course 


Drinking Water:

Please bring water to stay hydrated.  Junior Tour water will also be available for players on the players 1st tee only.


Time of Starting:

Players are responsible for showing up and ready to play on time to their correct tee. The player will be penalized for arriving after their time and disqualified for showing up after 4 minutes 59 seconds after their starting time. The official starting time will be posted at


Second Round Groupings and Starting Times:

Second round groupings and starting times will be available after all first round scores are posted. The groupings and starting times will be available at on the player information page.



Players must walk at all times, except as authorized by the Committee. Pull or push carts are permitted.


Practice Round:

$35Monday-Thursday, $55 Friday-Sunday. Players are advised to call ahead of time to book a practice round.

Parents: Going rate

Cart Fee: $16 per person



The range will be available to players for a BRIEF warmup prior to their rounds.  Players will be able to arrive at the range 30 minutes prior to their starting time.  They will have 10 minutes to hit balls and then will need to leave the range as the next group will be arriving.  The putting green is open for pre round warm up, the players should go from the range to the putting green; they can hit putts for 10 minutes prior to heading to their tee.  


Rules of Play:

The 2020 USGA Rules of Golf are in effect and are supplemented by the JTNC Standard Local Rules. The committee will provide any additional Local Rules needed on the tournament days. It is the individual player’s responsibility to know the Conditions of the Competition.


Scoring: Players are expected to download the USGA TM app (or GolfGenius). The GGID for the group is available on the scorecard PDF available above. This GGID will also be texted to each player and available with the starter.

  • Within the group, players should enter scores for one other player. If someone does not have a phone available, players must ensure at least one player in the group is entering scores.
  • At the end of the round, all players in the group must confirm hole-by-hole scores posted online are correct. This can be done using the Leaderboard in the app or online in this event portal.
  • Any issues with scores after leaving your group must be communicated to staff via text, call or email no later than one hour after the final group has entered the 18th hole scores. After that time, the scorecard is treated as officially returned and certified. Staff contact information is available in the Notice to Players linked above.
  • For guidance using the Mobile Scoring App, please see this training video.


Deciding Ties: All ties will be broken by the USGA recommended method of matching scorecards (Committee Procedures, Section 5A(6)).


Food Service:

Food will be provided both days for players. We will have boxed lunches ready at the snack bar starting at 7:30am day one and at 12:30 pm day two. Players with a dietary need, please check with satff for lunch options.  Please be aware for those with later tee times that the player food will NOT be available at the completion of the round.  Please get your food before heading out.


Dress Code:

All players must be properly attired both on the golf course and on the premises of the club. Blue jeans, designer jeans, T-shirts and tank tops are prohibited. Golf shirts must be worn and shorts must be of appropriate length (no jean shorts). This dress code will be used at all JTNC competitions in conjunction with any additional dress code restrictions of the particular golf course involved. A violation of this dress code must be rectified without undue delay or the player will not be allowed to continue play.



Spectators must wear proper attire while at the club. Please see the clubs Dress Code policy.  Spectators may wear anything that fits within the club policy.


The use of electronic devices should be limited to areas where their use will not distract players on the course. Spectators must maintain at least 25 yards from the players and avoid even the appearance of imparting advice or assisting the player in any way. A spectator may approach a player briefly to hand clothing, food or beverages to the player, but should not have prolonged conversations. Please walk ahead of the group you are following and stay in the rough or near the cart paths. Do not delay groups by walking slowly. Spectators must stay off the greens and out of the bunkers at all times. Spectators violating these policies may be asked to leave the course. Spectator carts are prohibited. 


Caddies Prohibited:

Caddies are not allowed at this event.


Late Appearance:

It is the responsibility of the players to be at their assigned tee at the time that the Committee orders play to begin. The course will not page players to the tee.


Withdrawals and No Shows:

Players who enter a JTNC event and wish to withdraw for any reason MUST notify the JTNC/NCGA staff at the Rules and Competitions department at (831) 625-4653. Failure to notify the JTNC/NCGA will result in a NO SHOW and the player will receive a one-year suspension from all JTNC events for the following calendar year following the infraction. A player who only contacts the course and NOT the JTNC/NCGA will incur the suspension.



The Local Rule as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect. Model Local Rule G-7. Penalty for
breach of Local Rule – see Rule 4.3.


All other questions concerning this event, contact the JTNC/NCGA staff during normal business hours at (831) 625-4653. For weekends or after business hours contact Aaron at (831)622-8234 or, or Haley Whitbeck (831)622-8252 or