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Women's Texas Pinehurst Information

Women's Texas Pinehurst Information

Date: December 4 - 5, 2017
Host Club: Riverhill Country Club
Address: 100 Riverhill Club Lane  Kerrville, TX  78028
Phone: (830) 846-1400

Entry & Eligibility Information
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).  Entries will be accepted by entry date then blind draw.
Format:  The championship will be 36 holes of Chapman Stroke Play (also known as Pinehurst Format).  Two players play as partners, each playing from the teeing ground and each playing her partner’s ball for the second shot.  After second shot, partners select ball with which they wish to score and play the ball alternately to complete the hole.  The field will be preflighted by combined handicap index (December 1st Revision).
What's Included:  The entry fee includes greens, cart and range fees for the practice and championship rounds.  The entry fee will also include lunch after championship rounds.
Hotel & Cottage Information:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kerrville (2114 Sidney Baker Street, Kerrville, TX  78028) is the host hotel for the tournament.  Reference the Texas Golf Association when making your room reservations by phone to get the applicable discount ($109.95 plus tax per night).  To reserve a room, please contact the hotel directly at (830) 895-9500.

River Trail Cottages (1709 Water Street, Kerrville, TX  78028) are Hill Country Cottages located along the banks of the Guadalupe River.  Select a cottage and use the promotion code WTGA for a 25% discount on the room rates during the tournament.  For any questions please contact the River Trail Cottages directly at (830) 928-9002.

Registration Information:  Player registration will be held on Sunday, December 3rd between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.  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 official practice round at Riverhill Country Club.  Players must contact the host club golf shop one week prior and identify themselves as 2017 Women’s Texas Pinehurst Players.  The designated practice round day is Sunday, December 3rd.
Prizes/Awards:  Merchandise gift certificates redeemable at the host club golf shop will be awarded to the Overall Champions and First through Third 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 Riverhill Country Club, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.
Sunday, December 3
Tournament Registration: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Practice Round: Tee Times Begin at 10:00 AM

Monday, December 4
Round 1: 9:00 AM Shotgun Start
Players Luncheon: Following Play

Tuesday, December 5
Round 2: 9:00 AM Shotgun Start
Players Award Luncheon: Following Play

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