89th Annual

Michelob ULTRA

Snohomish County Amateur Championship

May 25, 26 & 27, 2019

Host Courses

   Walter E. Hall GC   -   Harbour Pointe GC   -   Everett G & CC

Rd 1 - May 25 at Walter Hall GC 

Rd 2 - May 26 at Harbour Pointe GC

Rd 3 - May 27 at Everett Golf & CC

 

2019 CHAMPIONSHIP DETAILS

 

Format

54-hole Individual Stroke Play Competition.   Three (18) hole rounds played over 3 days.

 

Eligibility

The Snohomish County Amateur is limited to Amateur Golfers who are in good standing of a Snohomish County Men’s Golf Club with an active GHIN Number and Handicap Index.   No exceptions will be made to this entry condition including players requesting to compete in Flight 1 as a scratch handicap.  

Click here for a list of eligible Golf Clubs in Snohomish County - players must be a member of one these Clubs to compete.   Golf Leagues (for example Boeing or Pacific Golf Series) and Internet Based Handicap Leagues are not acceptable.   There are no age restrictions.  There is no requirement of player's residence being in Snohomish County.

 

Entry Fee

Adults - $200         

Juniors - $150   Junior Price is for ages 18 years old or younger as of May 27, 2019.

 

Handicap Limit

18.0 is the maximum handicap index;  Handicaps as of May 15, 2019 will be used for the duration of the tournament. 

Flight 1 handicap cutoff will not be less than a 4.9 handicap index.
 

Field Limit

120 players
 

Entry Deadline

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (PDT).  Late entries may be accepted and placed on an alternate's list to fill spots if they become available.

Player Flights

The field is broken down into 3 flights based on handicap index. Due to the amount of players that register with low handicaps, Flight 1 may have more players.

 

Junior Division

High School Seniors and Younger playing in Flight 1 qualify for this Division.  The winner each year will have their name engraved on the Bill Gowen Perpetual Trophy - Snohomish County Junior Champion.

 

Senior Division

Participants ages 55 years and older (must be 55 as of Round 1 of the Championship) will be added to the Senior Division and the Open Division (Flight 1, 2 or 3) - Crystal & Prize Money will be awarded to the Champions.

Senior Championship Flight - Overall Low Gross from Flight 1;   Players will compete from the same Tees as Flight 1.

Senior Handicap Flight - Overall Low Net from Flight 2 & 3:  Players will compete from the same Tees as Flight 2 & 3.

                 

Starting Times - CLICK HERE

Tee times for Rounds 1 and 2 will be posted on the website at www.snohomishcountyam.com on Monday, May 20th.  Monday’s Final Round Pairings will be determined by score and will be posted on the tournament website Sunday evening.  To help improve pace of play, each pairing group will consist of a maximum of (3) players for all three rounds.

Below is based on 120 participants

All Times are approximate and are subject to change.

Course Rotation         

Saturday, May 25 at Walter Hall GC

Flight 1 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Flight 2 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Flight 3 - 7:00am to 8:30am

                    

Sunday, May 26 at Harbour Pointe GC

Flight 1 - 7:00am to 10:00am

Flight 2 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Flight 3 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

                       

Monday, May 27 at Everett G & CC

Flight 1 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Flight 2 - 6:30am to 8:00am

Flight 3 - 8:00am to 9:30am       

Tees Played

Flight 1

Walter Hall - (6400 yards)

Harbour Pointe - Member Tees (6369 yards)

Everett G & CC- Black Tees (6300 yards)

Flight 2 & 3

Walter Hall - (6000 yards)

Harbour Pointe - White Tees (6000 yards)

Everett G & CC - Blue Tees (6000 yards)

Carts/Caddies

The use of automotive carts or caddies during the Championship are Permitted.  Cart fees must be paid to the Pro Shop of each Host Golf Course at the time of rental.  Contestants who desire to reserve a cart must indicate so on the entry form. 

 

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are not included in the entry fee and a Green Fee will apply. 

Per Everett G & CC's Private Golf Club Policy;  Practice Rounds are NOT available without playing with a Member.

 

Posting Scores

All rounds will be posted by the SCGA as a tournament score.   


Prize Money

Participant's winnings will be distributed evenly amongst the (3) Host Golf Clubs.  The official results sheet will state where each participant's money have been credited. 

 

Dress Code

All contestants and caddies must wear suitable golf attire.   Suitable attire does not include cutoffs, short shorts, tank tops, jeans or denim of any kind or color, tee shirts, sweat pants or unkempt clothing of any kind. 

Final Round at Everett G & CC: all participants and caddies must abide by the EGCC Dress Code Policy

 

Rules and Decisions

The Tournament Committee consists of the Golf Professional Staff at each Host Club and SCGA Tournament Director.  The USGA Rules of Golf will govern all play including any Local Rules that are posted at each Club. 

 

Distance Measuring Devices

Per the 2019 USGA Rules of Golf - Rule 4-3, players may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only.  If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (for example - gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc), the player is in breach of Rule 4-3a, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional function is actually used.

 

Pace of Play

For all (3) rounds each pairing group will consist of a maximum of 3 players.

This will help maintain a better pace by eliminating one player from each group.  

Allotted Time - Maximum times to play will be determined for each day of the Championship. Maximum times to play each hole will be printed on each competitor’s scorecard, and competitors will be additionally advised of that day’s maximum time to play prior to starting. It is the group’s responsibility to finish each checkpoint within the times outlined on the scorecard or within position of the group directly in front of them. When a group falls behind – regardless of the reason – it must regain its position. Time for ball searches, rulings, and walking time between holes is included in the allotted time.

2019 USGA Rule 5.6 -  Undue Delay; Slow Play states: "The player must play without undue delay and in accordance with any pace of play guidlines that the Committee may establish.  Between completion of a hole and playing from the next teeing ground, the player must not unduly delay play."

 

Cancellation Policy

Refunds due to cancellation on or before May 15, 2019 are subject to a $10 administration fee.

No refunds will be issued on or after May 16, 2019 unless the vacancy can be filled by another participant.

 

Code of Conduct

Unacceptable conduct or behavior on the golf course or anywhere on club property will not be tolerated and are grounds for disqualification.   Entrants who unofficially withdraw, no notice to the the Committee, during the tournament may not be granted entry into next year's Championship. 

 

Conditions

The Committee reserves the right to alter any of the conditions and schedules herein. The Committee reserves the right to reject the entry of any applicant, at any time, for any reason. Any decision by the Committee, in any matter, shall be final.
 

 

Snohomish County Golf Association

Jason Himple, Executive Director

P.O. Box 3746

Arlington, WA 98223

Cell: 425-422-3976

Email: jason@snohomishcountyam.com

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