LPGA Women Who Play - Austin Chapter Championship

When:  Jun 2, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Austin TX Chapter
 LPGA Women Who Play - Austin Chapter Championship

When: June 2, 2018
Where: Lakeway Country Club - Like Oak
Registration* Fee: $100.00
*National fee and all Chapter Championship fees are collected by Association Headquarters for member convenience.

Key Dates:
Registration Deadline: 05/16/2018
Handicap Revision Date: 05/15/2018

For additional information, including any event specific questions, please contact the Chapter Championship Director (CCD):
Wendy Malloch
wgmalloch@yahoo.com 

About The Championship:

There are 2 formats:

1) Stroke play is a flighted competition with low net and low gross from every flight advancing to the Texas semifinals

2) 4 person team scramble with some handicap limitations by team, with 2 teams advancing to the semis.

Basic eligibility requirements for the Chapter Championship: Entries are welcomed from Chapter members in good standing (current paid membership dues), who are female amateur golfers with an established USGA Handicap. A minimum of the equivalent of two 18 hole scores must have been posted in the current year, prior to the handicap cutoff date for the Chapter Championship.competition.

Championship Changes and Updates from 2017
Conditions of Competition (Hard Card):
● Pace of Play policy is more descriptive and will be enforced.
● Local Rule-eliminates 2 stroke penalty for turning in scorecard when a penalty incurred by the player was unknown at the time.
Participant Information - Stroke Play:
● Eligibility Rules now allow stroke play for members with a Handicap Index above 40.4 as long as it is a USGA index. The player must play to a 40.4 when the Course Handicap is calculated. (Prior tournaments forced players to play Scramble).
● Flights have been changed:
○ Championship Flight: 0.0-10.0 (Old was 0.0-12.0)
○ First Flight: 10.1-17.0 (Old was 12.1-19.0)
○ Second Flight: 17.1-24.0 (Old was 19.1-25.0)
○ Third Flight: 24.1-32.0 (Old was 25.1-32.0)
○ Fourth Flight remains the same, 32.1-40.4
● Yardages will now include a more forward set of tees for the 3rd and 4th Flight at Semi Finals and Finals. For the Chapter Championship we will use 2 sets of tees:
○ Championship Flight - 5400-5700 yards, Slope 120-130
○ First, Second, Third, Fourth Flights - 4800-5400 yards, Slope 115-125

Participant Information - Scramble Play:
● Flights have been changed:
○ Championship Flight (+2): 0.0-10.0 (Old was 0.0-12.0)
○ First Flight (+1): 10.1-17.0 (Old was 12.1-19.0)
○ Second Flight (0): 17.1-24.0 (Old was 19.1-25.0)
○ Third Flight (-1): 24.1-32.0 (Old was 25.1-32.0)
○ Fourth Flight (-2) remains the same, 32.1-40.4
● Yardages are only set for two groups:
○ Championship Flight - 5400-5700 yards, Slope 120-130
○ First, Second, Third, Fourth Flights - 4800-5400 yards, Slope 115-125
● Markers will no longer be utilized at any level of the competition.
● No Caddies allowed for Scramble teams at any level of the competition.

Location

Lakeway Country Club - Live Oak
510 Lakeway Dr
Laekway, TX 78734