Championship Field Player Information
INFORMATION

TOURNAMENT DATE: Monday, July 11 

SHOTGUN START: You should arrive at your assigned cart at least ten (15) minutes prior to your scheduled starting time for announcements. The Morning Wave will be an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start and the Afternoon Wave will be a 2 p.m. shotgun start.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-275 to M-5 N to Pontiac Tr. Go E to Haggerty Rd. Go N until it dead ends at Richardson Rd. Turn L. Turn R on Union Lake Rd. Turn L on Commerce Rd.

CLUB ADDRESS:  8399 Commerce Rd. Commerce Twp., MI 48382

LODGING: Hampton Inn, 169 Loop Road, Novi.  Phone: (248) 624-8100

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 are expected to adhere to the dress code.

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.

PRACTICE ROUND: Call (248) 363-6189 for practice round rates and availability. Players should identify themselves as contestants in the GAM Net Team Championship when reserving a tee time. Rates and tee time availability are at the discretion of the host facility.

FOOD: A complimentary lunch will be provided between waves. Those playing in the Morning Wave will eat after their round, while those playing in the Afternoon Wave will eat before their round. Additional food and beverages may be available for purchase at the halfway house.

CADDIES/CARTS: All players are required to ride. Caddies are not allowed.  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.

HANDICAP CALCULATION: Handicap Indexes are established on the date most administratively practical for the GAM. Per World Handicap System recommendations, all players are receiving 85% of their course handicap for this four-ball stroke play competition. A relative par adjustment will be made if necessary.

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

PLAYOFF: A tie for final qualifying spot in each wave will be determined by a sudden-death playoff.  Ties for wave champion will be broken by scorecard playoff.

WITHDRAWAL:  If you must withdraw, please notify the GAM by e-mailing tournaments@gam.golf. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future GAM competitions.