Championship Field Player Information
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.

CHAMPIONSHIP YARDAGE: Available @ GAM.org, under Tournaments / GAM Championships / Junior Stroke Play / Course Setup.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-96 to 127 N to the Trowbridge Road exit off 127/496. Turn right on Harrison Road. Entrance is just past Mt. Hope Road (about 1 mile) on the left side.

CLUB ADDRESS:  3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910.
 
LODGING: GAM members can access the following LINK for discounted rates when traveling. Courtyard by Marriott East Lansing Okemos is offering a discounted rate of $89+tax. Click HERE to make a reservation.

PRACTICE ROUND:  Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (517) 355-1635.  Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM Junior Stroke Play contestants.

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 the GENERAL PENALTY for the first breach of this rule and DISQUALIFICATION for a subsequent breach during the 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 are expected to adhere to the dress code.

FOOD:  There is a complimentary luncheon for players on Thursday. The clubhouse will also have food available for purchase.

CADDIES/CARTS:
 All players are required to walk. Contestants must carry their own bag, caddies are not permitted.  Pull carts may be used.  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 tournamententry@gam.org and doctor’s notes can also be faxed to (248) 478-5536 attn: GAM Tournament Dept.

PRACTICE RANGE:  Players will have complimentary practice range privileges on the days of the competition, prior to play only.  The driving range will open 40 minutes before the first tee time. 

PLAYOFF:  In case of ties, there will be a sudden-victory playoff for the Champion in all Divisions.  

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