Championship Field Player Information

COVID-19: You will receive specific COVID-19 policies and guidelines from us in the next couple of days regarding how we will be handling gathering before and after the round. Special precautions will be made to ensure that we do not have more than 100 people gathering in a single location at any time. 

 

Registration: Please check in with a GAM official near the pro shop area prior to 7:15am on Monday. We will be there starting at 6:30am. We will go over some announcements and begin the process of getting the players out to their starting holes at 7:15am.

 

Withdrawals: If you need to withdraw from the championship, please contact us ASAP by responding to this email. We have a few people on the waiting list in each Division. 

INFORMATION:

TOURNAMENT DATE: Monday, July 13 – Tuesday, July 14
 
DIRECTIONS: Take I-96 to Exit 106 B (I-496 North). I-496 North to Exit 8 (MI-127 North). Continue on MI-127 N to Exit 79 (W Lake Lansing Rd). Continue on W Lake Lansing Rd to Wood Rd. Drive North on Wood Rd, Woodside GC is on the left-hand side. 

CLUB ADDRESS:  14400 Wood Rd., Lansing, MI 48906

LODGING: GAM members can access the following LINK for discounted rates when traveling. Courtyard East Lansing/Okemos is offering a rate of $89+tax. Please call 517-347-9940 and mention the Golf Association of Michigan for the discounted rate. 

PRACTICE ROUNDS: Please contact the golf shop for rates and availability, (517) 242-8527. Contestants must call in advance to reserve a tee time and identify themselves as GAM 14 & Under Match Play Championship contestants.  

FORMAT:

Monday, July 13
Morning – 12 holes - Stroke Play (Shotgun Start) Match Play Flights will be based on morning scores. 
Afternoon – Matches, starting off hole No. 1 at 11:30am

Tuesday, July 14
Morning – Matches, starting off hole No. 1 at 7:30am
Afternoon – Matches, starting off hole No. 1 at 10:45am 

*All participants qualify for Match Play and will play three matches

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.

FOOD:  A complimentary box lunch will be available during both days of the Championship for players only. The Pro shop does sell limited snack and drink items including candy bars, chips, Gatorade, and pop. 

PRACTICE RANGE: The GAM is working to identify the best possible range and warm-up situation given COVID-19. We will have more details to come in the next couple of days.

PLAYOFF: Ties during the stroke-play portion of the Championship will be broken by matching scorecards and using the method prescribed by the Rules of Golf in Committee Procedures Section 5A(6).  The round will be extended in Match Play until a winner is determined.

PRIZES: The Winner and Runner-Up of each flight will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony after the conclusion of play on July 14.