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Schedule of Events

First Day — First Round (18 holes)
Second Day — Second Round (18 holes)

Awards

The champion of each Division receives a symbolic trophy. The champion in the boys division will receive an exemption into The Watson Challenge provided he meets the residency requirements.

Groupings & Starting Times

First Round – 7:30 a.m. starting times begin

Second Round – 7:30 a.m. starting times begin

NOTE: For Round 2, players will be grouped and assigned times based on their first round gross score, with highest scores assigned the earlier times within their Division. Groupings and starting times will be available approximately 1 hour after the play has concluded each day. To view your starting time visit kansascitygolfer.org. Please DO NOT call Hillcrest for this information.

Order of Play

First Round – Boys, Girls
Second Round – Girls, Boys

Course Setup

Boys – Approx. Blue teeing ground
Girls – Approx. White teeing ground

Player Registration

There is no formal registration. Please report to the starting tee no less than 10 minutes prior to your assigned starting time. There is no call to the tee; it is the player’s responsibility to arrive on time.

Practice Range

The practice range will open 1 hour before the first starting time weather permitting.

Fitness Tent

Elite Golf & Fitness will be available each day of the championship to provide stretching services to the players. This service is complimentary of Elite Golf & Fitness. For more information about the unique golf fitness services call Elite Golf & Fitness visit their website at www.elitegolfnfitness.com

General Information

The Rules of the United States Golf Association govern play. This information sheet, the KCGA Rules hard card and any site-specific Local Rules and Conditions of Competition sheets are supplements to the Rules of Golf. Local Rules of the host course do not apply. The KCGA Rules and Competitions Committee, whose decision is final, shall settle all questions. Reference to the Rules and Appendix I may be found in the 2012-15 Rules of Golf book. Unless otherwise noted, the penalty for breach of a Local Rule or Condition is two strokes.

Pace of Play Guidelines and Procedures

This championship uses the Check-Point System for Pace of Play. The Check-Point System is based upon the requirement of all groups being in position at each check-point. Players in a group out of position at a check-point are liable to the applicable penalty if the Committee determines the group or any player in the group was in breach of the pace of play guidelines. Please review the Pace of Play Guidelines and Procedures.

Play-off

In the event of a tie the players concerned shall compete in a hole-by-hole play-off starting immediately after the Committee has verified results and announced the play-off at the scoreboard.

Withdraw

A player is required to immediately notify the KCGA if they need to withdraw from a competition via the KCGA Online Tournament Registration System. If internet access is not available then withdraw via phone. Failure to notify the KCGA may result in disciplinary actions, which may include a suspension from future KCGA competitions.

Inclement Weather Information

The KCGA reserves the right to cancel an event due to inclement weather or other incidents. If the event is cancelled, the KCGA will make every attempt to reschedule and entry fees will be credited toward the rescheduled event.

YOUR EXPRESSIONS OF THANKS TO THE STAFF OF THE HOST CLUB AND KCGA TOURNAMENT VOLUNTEERS ARE ALWAYS APPRECIATED.