Texas Golf Association, Since 1906
Texas Golf Association, Since 1906

Women's Four-Ball Championship Information

Women's Four-Ball Championship Information

Date: August 14-15, 2017
Host Club: The Hills CC
Address:  26 Club Estates Pkwy, Austin, TX 78738
Phone: (512) 261-7200
Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open:  June 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close:  July 26, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Withdraw Date:  August 4, 2017 by 5:00 PM
TGA Staff Contact: Director of Women's Operations - Katie O'Donnell
Entry Fee: $450 per team

Eligibility:  Entries are open to female amateur golfers with a certified GHIN Handicap Index. Please reference Policies and Procedures for further details. 
Championship Information

Player Field: The starting field will consist of 50 teams (100 players).  In the event the championship becomes over-subscribed, acceptance of entries will be based on the lowest combined team July 15, 2017 USGA Handicap Index. Maximum spread of partners index is 8.0.
Format: 36 holes of Four-Ball Stroke Play. Two competitors play as partners, each playing her own ball. The lower score of the partners is the score for the hole. Flights will be predetermined according to handicap index based on the August 1st Handicap Revision.
What's Included: The entry fee includes greens, cart and range fees for the practice and championship ground. The entry fee will also include lunch after championship rounds.
Hotel Information:  The Hampton Inn & Suites Austin - Lakeway will be the host hotel for the 2017 Women's Four-Ball Championship. To make your reservations please call or click on the link below to receive the following group rate and the group name is "Texas Golf Association."

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin - Lakeway
2013 Ranch Road 620 South
Lakeway, TX  78734
$129.00 plus tax for rooms 

Click here to reserve your room online.
Registration Information:  Player registration will be held on Sunday, August 13 between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM in the ladies locker room. If a player cannot make registration, she must notify Katie O’Donnell (kodonnell@txga.org) ahead of time. Please do not call the golf shop.
Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one practice round at The Hills CC. Players must contact the host club golf shop one week prior and identify themselves as 2017 Women’s Four-Ball Championship players. Practice rounds will begin at 11:00 AM.
Prizes/Awards:  Merchandise gift certificates redeemable at the host club pro shop will be awarded to the Overall Gross Champions and five flights with two gross and two net winners in each flight.

Policies & Procedures
To ensure that competitors have the best possible experience when competing in the championship, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of Texas Golf Association (TGA) Policies and Procedures, Conditions of Competition and Local Rules (Hard Card), as established by the association.  For more information, please click here.  For information specific to Conditions of Competition applicable to this championship, please see below:
Pairings Information:  Round 1 pairings will be available following registration online (www.txga.org). Final round pairings will be available online following play of round 1.
Transportation:  Players must ride. Carts are limited to two (2) riders at a time and two (2) carts per group.  
Electronic Measuring Devices:  Electronic devices that measure distance only are allowed for this championship.

USGA Groove Condition of Competition (Not in Effect): The USGA groove rules effective January 1, 2010 are NOT in effect for this competition.  

Schedule of Events
All events will take place at The Hills CC, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.
Sunday, August 13                  Registration                 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
                                                Practice Rounds           Begin at 11:00 AM
Monday, August 14                  Round 1                       9:00 AM Shotgun
                                                Lunch                          Following Play
Tuesday, August 15                 Round 2                       9:00 AM Shotgun
                                                Awards Lunch              Following Play
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