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

Women's Four-Ball Championship Information

Women's Four-Ball Championship Information

Date: August 12-13, 2019
Host Club: Bentwater Yacht & CC
Address: 800 Bentwater Dr. Montgomery, TX 77356
Phone: (936) 597-6219
Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open:  June 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close:  July 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Withdraw Date:  July 31, 2019 by 5:00 PM
Entry Fee: $480 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 August 1, 2019 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 lowest score of the partners is the score for the hole. The 10 teams with the lowest combined hanicap indexes at the Four-Ball Championship will be required to play from the Championship Tees. All other teams will have a choice to play in the Championship Flight, playing the Championship Tees. Those who do not wish to play in the Championship Flight will be pre-flighted based on their combined handicpa indexes.Teams have the option to change their division up until Friday, August 5, 2019.
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.
Registration Information:  Player registration will be held on Sunday August 11, 2019 between 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM. If a player cannot make registration, she must notify TGA staff ahead of time. Please do not call the golf shop.
Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one practice round at Bentwater Yacht & CC. Players must contact the host club golf shop and identify themselves as 2019 Women's Four-Ball Championship players. 
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.
Specific Tournament Information: All restrooms and showers are located in the Fazio Golf Shop. There will be very limited access to the main club house. 

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 Bentwater Yacht and Country Club, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.
Sunday, August 12         Registration   12:PM – 3:30 PM                                               
                                       Practice Rounds 
Monday, August 13                  Round 1                       9:00 AM Shotgun
                                                Lunch                          Following Play
Tuesday, August 14                 Round 2                       9:00 AM Shotgun
                                                Awards Lunch              Following Play

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