GAM Player Information
14th GAM Senior Match Play Championship - Muskegon CC
INFORMATION

TEE TIME: You should arrive at your assigned tee at least ten (10) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for instructions from the starter.

CLUB ADDRESS:  2801 Lakeshore Drive, Muskegon, MI 49441

Format:

Tuesday, May 31 – 18 holes, stroke play; the low 32 Senior Players qualify for Match Play & Low 16 Super Senior Players qualify for Super Senior Match Play Division

Match Play: General numerical USGA draw shall be used.
The stipulated round shall be extended to as many holes as required for a match to be won.

Wednesday, June 1: Morning – 16 Matches for Senior Division & 8 Matches for Super Senior Division
Wednesday, June 1: Afternoon – 8 Matches for Senior Division
Thursday, June 2: Morning – 4 Matches for each Division
Thursday, June 2: Afternoon – 2 Semifinal Matches for each Division
Friday, June 3: Morning – Final Match for each Division

LODGING: Delta Hotels Marriott – Muskegon Convention Center

PRACTICE ROUND: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (231) 755-1841.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Senior Match Play contestants. Rates and availability are at the discretion of the host facility.

GPS AND RANGE FINDERS: In this competition, if a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his/her play, AND USES IT FOR THOSE OTHER CONDITIONS, the player is in breach of Rule 4.3, for which the penalty is TWO STROKES for the first breach of this rule and DISQUALIFICATION for a subsequent breach during the stipulated round.

GAM DRESS CODE:  Shirts with collars and sleeves are required; however, women may wear collarless shirts with sleeves or sleeveless shirts with collars.  Neither tank tops, tee shirts, short shorts, gym shorts, cut-offs, bathing suits nor denim pants/shorts are permitted.  Players and caddies are expected to adhere to the dress code.

FOOD: Players will be provided lunch on the first day of the tournament. Morning wave players will eat after their round, afternoon wave players will eat before their round. All other food and beverages can be purchased in the clubhouse. 

CADDIES/CARTS: Caddies are not allowed at any point during this Championship. Automotive transportation is mandatory in this championship. NOTE: Only competitors may ride in the players’ carts. Spectator carts are only permitted if a request, accompanied by a doctor’s note confirming the spectator’s need for a cart, is submitted to the GAM at least two days prior to the competition. Requests and doctor’s notes can be submitted to tournaments@gam.golf and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

PRACTICE RANGE:  Complimentary for players on the days of the competition, prior to play only.

PLAYOFF: In the event of a tie for the final qualifying spot(s) in either match-play bracket, a sudden death playoff will begin immediately after all stroke-play results are posted.

WITHDRAWAL:  If you must withdraw, please notify the GAM by e-mailing tournaments@gam.golf.