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

2015 Women's Four-Ball Information

2015 Women's Four-Ball Information

Date:  August 24-25, 2015 Entries Open:  July 8, 2015 @ 9:00 AM
Host Club:  Walden on Lake Conroe GC Entries Close:  July 29, 2015 @ 5:00 PM
Address:  13101 Walden Rd., Montgomery TX   Cancellation Deadline: August 19, 2015 @ 5:00 PM
Phone: 936-448-4668 Players Notified by: July 31, 2015 @ 5:00 PM
  Entry Fee: $450

Eligibility:  Open to female amateur golfers, female at birth, who maintained a permanent residency* in the State of Texas for a period of no less than six months prior to the tournament.  *Defined as the domicile or fixed, permanent home of record. You must be a TGA member and have a current GHIN handicap. Click here for more information (NEW 2015).

Field Limit: Lowest 50 teams. Entries will be accepted by the teams combine handicap index (July 15 revision).
Format:  Scheduled for 36 holes of Four–Ball stroke play flighted in 5 flights by team combined handicap index (August 15 revision); up to an 8 point spread of Handicap Index between partners.  Two competitors play as partners, each playing her own ball.  The lower score of the partners is the score for the hole.
What's Included:  The entry fee includes greens, cart, and range fees for the practice round and all championship rounds.  The entry fee also includes a lunch after round 1 and an awards lunch after the final round.
Hotel Information:  
  • Best Western Lake Conroe Inn 14643, Montgomery, TX 77356. Rate is $85.49 plus tax before July 25th. Please call (936) 588-3030 and ask for the Texas Golf Association group rate.
  • La Torretta 600 LaTorretta Boulevard Montgomery, Texas, 77356. There is no courtesy block for the TGA/WTGA at this hotel. If you would like to stay here, please make your own reservation on their website: http://www.latorrettalakeresort.com/ or call them at (936) 448-4400.
Practice Round Information:  Each player is allowed one practice round at Walden on Lake Conroe. Players must contact the host club golf shop (936-448-4668) and identify themselves as 2015 Women's Four-Ball Championship player. Practice rounds will begin at 1:00 PM on Sunday, August 23. Addtional practice rounds can be made and will be a cost of $59.00.
Registration Information:  Player registration will be held on Sunday, August 23 between 12:30 pm and 3:30 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.

Pairings Information:  Round 1 pairings will be available following regisration online (www.txga.org). Round 2 pairings will be available online folllowing play of round 1.

Transportation:  Players must ride. Carts are limited to two (2) riders at a time and two (2) carts per group.  
Prizes/Awards:  Merchandise Gift Certificates redeemable at the host club golf shop will be awarded within each flight.

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:
Sunday, August 23rd          12:30 PM - 3:30 PM                       Registration 
                                         1:00 PM                                       Practice Rounds begin
Monday, August 24th          8:30 AM                                       Shotgun Start - Lunch following play
Tuesday, August 25th         8:30 AM                                       Shotgun Start - Awards Lunch following play

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