2019 SCGA ONE-DAY SERIES TOURNAMENT
SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019
75200 Classic Club Blvd.
Palm Desert, CA 92211
All players will participate in an 18-hole Individual Stroke play round. Awards will be given to the 1st place Net Individual in each flight and overall Low Gross finisher of the day. Gift Card prizes will be awarded to the top Net finishers in each flight and the overall Low Gross Individual. Ties will be broken by the USGA method of matching scorecards, which is determined by using Holes 10-18. (See Appendix I: Conditions of the competition in the rules of Golf).
All players will play to their lowest Handicap Index from Feb 15th through May 1st.
Mission Flight – 7.4 Index and Below
Pacific Flight – 7.5 Index and Above
PACE OF PLAY:
The Tournament Committee at each competition will determine the maximum allowable time each group is permitted to play the stipulated round. This time will be posted on each player’s scorecard and each player is expected to maintain a pace faster than the maximum allowable time. The stipulated round is complete when the last player in the group completes play of the final hole and the flagstick is replaced. Please be sure to keep up with the group in front of you. Click here for more information on the SCGA Pace of Play Policy.
There will be no formal registration for this event.
STARTING TIMES AND PAIRINGS:
Starting times and pairings will be e-mailed to players and posted online at scga.org prior to the tournament. Starting times will range from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 11:00 a.m.
Players are encouraged to arrive at their assigned tee well in advance of their starting time, as the SCGA starter will have information to discuss and distribute to each player in the group. Furthermore, players arriving late will be penalized under Rule 5.3a of the Rules of Golf. For example, the 8:00 a.m. starting time is defined as 8:00:00, and players arriving after that time are considered late. Lead groups should plan to be at their assigned tee 10 minutes in advance of their starting time. Subsequent groups are encouraged to arrive in time to watch the group in front of them tee off.
Players may arrange a practice round at their own expense. Please contact the golf shop at (760) 601-3600 to schedule a practice round. Green fees: After May 1, $79 per player including cart. Otherwise, standard rates apply. Practice rounds are based on a space available basis based on club member play.
All MEN will play from the WHITE tee markers. CR: 71.0 / Slope 129 / Approx. 6,229 yards / Par: 72
All WOMEN will play from the PURPLE tee markers. CR: 71.9 / Slope: 132 / Approx. 5,279 yards / Par: 72
The driving range will be open at 6:00 a.m. on the day of the event. Range balls will be provided compliments of Classic Club and the SCGA.
FOOD SERVICE AND PURCHASES:
The snack bar will be open from 6:15 a.m. until the conclusion of play. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.
RULES OF PLAY:
- The Rules of Golf as approved by the USGA and The R&A govern play;
- Local Rules and Terms of the Competition can be found on the SCGA Hard Card and the Notice to Players addendum that will be distributed on site;
- Click here to review the SCGA Pace of Play Policy.
AUTOMOTIVE TRANSPORTATION / PULL CARTS & PUSH CARTS:
Golf carts are included as part of the entry fee and all contestants are encouraged to ride. There will be a maximum of two carts per group and two bags per cart. Each player is entitled to one seat in a cart. If a player brings a caddie, the caddie may ride provided there is a vacant seat in one of the carts. Otherwise, either the player or the caddie must walk. Pull carts and push carts are allowed.
CADDIES & SPECTATORS:
Players may provide their own caddie (See section on Automotive Transportation). Caddies must adhere to the dress code listed in section below. Spectators are permitted but are not allowed in carts. Spectators must adhere to all policies set forth by the club.
Players and caddies must be properly attired in golf shirts, slacks, Bermuda-length dress or golf shorts and soft spike shoes. Jeans (any color or any kind), T-shirts and tank tops will not be permitted.
ONE-DAY SERIES POINTS PROGRAM & ONE-DAY SERIES MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP:
One-Day Series participants will receive points for participating in each One-Day Tournament, with top finishers earning additional points based on their Net finish. For more information on the SCGA One-Day Series Points Program, the One-Day Series Player of the Year award, and the One-Day Series Match Play Championship, click here.
The top finishers will receive the following point denominations in addition to the participation bonus.
1st – 100 points 6th – 25 points
2nd – 65 points 7th – 20 points
3rd – 50 points 8th – 15 points
4th – 35 points 9th – 10 points
5th – 30 points 10th – 5 points
Participation Bonus – 25 points
To withdraw for any reason prior to the start of an SCGA competition, a player must notify the SCGA Rules and Competitions Department at (818) 980-3630, or by clicking here. If a player needs to withdraw on the morning of the event, notify the SCGA staff person through the golf shop staff at the host venue. Failure to notify the SCGA will subject the player to suspension from future SCGA competitions. Requests for refunds prior to the entry closing date will be honored less a $10 administrative fee. Requests received after the entry closing date and 48 hours prior to the event will be honored less 50% of the entry fee. No refunds will be honored within 48 hours of the event.
For a complete listing of SCGA tournament policies and procedures, click here.