Championship Field Player Information

TOURNAMENT DATE: Tuesday, September 27

Morning Wave – 9 a.m. Shotgun Start

Afternoon Wave – 2 p.m. Shotgun Start

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. In the event of a shotgun start, please be to your cart fifteen (15) minutes prior to starting time for instructions.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to exit 89 (Sashabaw Road). Go N on Sashabaw to Clarkston Road. Turn right (E) on Clarkston and take to Clintonville Road. Turn right (S) on Clintonville. The club is located on the E side of the road.

CLUB ADDRESS:  7000 Oakhurst Lane, Clarkston MI, 48348

LODGING: Hyatt Place Detroit/Auburn Hills 248.475.9393

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (248) 391-3900.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as part of the GAM Four-Ball Championship. 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:  Lunch will be available for all players. The Morning Wave will eat after their round, and the Afternoon Wave will eat before their round. 

CADDIES/CARTS: Caddies are not permitted in 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 and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

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

PLAYOFF: In the case of a tie for Wave Champion, a hole-by-hole playoff will begin immediately after all scores are posted. In the event of a tie for the Overall Championship between teams in different waves, the USGA Tiebreaker Method will determine the Champion.

PRIZES: Trophies will be awarded to the Champion and Runner-Up in each Wave. The Overall Champions will have their names engraved on the GAM Four-Ball Championship plaque.

WITHDRAWAL:  If you have to withdraw, please notify the GAM by e-mailing If you must withdraw within 24 hours of the competition, please contact the GAM office at (248) 478-9242 ext. 124. Failure to notify may result in suspension from future GAM competitions.