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Texas Golf Association, Since 1906

Women's Senior Stroke Play Championship Information

Women's Senior Stroke Play Championship Information

Date: October 7-9, 2019
Host Club: Pebble Creek Country Club
Address: 4500 Pebble Creek Parkway, College Station, TX 77845
Phone: (979) 690-0990
 
Entry & Eligibility Information
 
Entries Open:  August 12, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close:  September 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Withdraw Date:  September 25, 2019 by 5:00 PM
 
Entry Fee:  $240 per player

Eligibility:  Entries are open to female amateur golfers with a certified GHIN Handicap Index, and who are 50 years of age or older by the first round of the Championship. Please reference Policies and Procedures for further details.
 
Championship Information

Player Field:  The starting field will consist of 96 players. In the event the championship becomes over-subscribed, entries will be accepted in order of handicap index based upon the September 15, 2019 USGA Handicap Revision.

Format:  The championship will be a 54 hole stroke play championship. Upon completion of Round 2, the field will be broken into flights based on 36-hole scores.

Spectators: Spectators are permitted and welcome to attend the championship at no charge.  Spectators are asked to observe host club policies while attending the championship and practice appropriate golf etiquette.  Spectators must remain on or near the cart paths and away from play. Spectator (golf) carts will not be permitted; however, those with ADA requirements may request the use of a medical cart through the Texas Golf Association.  Approval for the use of a medical cart will be granted by a TGA staff member, contingent upon proper ADA documentation being provided and cart availability.  Individuals using a medical cart must follow the TGA medical cart guidelines provided at the time of approval, which may include but are not limited to authorization of a liability waiver, a nominal cart access fee and/or accessibility guidelines (i.e. staying on cart paths).  We encourage family and friends to attend, but please notify them in advance that there will not be carts available. 
 
What's Included:  The entry fee includes greens fees, cart fees, and range fees for the practice round and all championship rounds. The entry fee will also include a championship tee gift, lunch after round 1 and an round 3.
 
Registration Information:  All competitors must register with Texas Golf Association staff prior to the start of the championship. Players that do not register may be subject to disqualification. Official tournament registration will be held at Pebble Creek Country Club on the Patio outside the Golf Shop on Sunday, October 6th from 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM.  If a player cannot make registration, she must notify a TGA official at the host club that she is unable to make the registration deadline but will still be participating in the Championship. Those who have not contacted a TGA official by 3:30 PM are subject to forfeiting their playing position. Golf Shop staff will forward phone calls regarding player registration to the assigned TGA staff person. 
 
Practice Round Information:  Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round at Pebble Creek Country Club on Sunday, October 6th. Players must contact the host club golf shop and identify themselves as 2019 Women’s Senior Stroke Play participants to schedule a practice round. Players may call (979) 690-0990 to schedule their practice round starting Thursday, September 26th thru Wednesday, October 2nd.  Practice Rounds will begin at 12:00 PM, and players will be allowed to use the Practice Facilities starting at 7:00 AM on Sunday, October 6th.

Food & Beverage Service: The Clubhouse facilities at Pebble Creek Country Club will be open daily at 7:00 AM.  Breakfast WILL be available for purchase throughout the week in the Grill.  Pebble Creek Country Club will accept CREDIT CARD ONLY, to purchase food and beverage during the Practice Round and after the second round.  Lunch will be provided to players during Round 1 and Round 3.  Lunch will be available for purchase for spectators and caddies during stipulated tournament rounds. 

Practice Facilities: Practice Facilities at Pebble Creek Country Club will be available to all competitors for the duration of the Championship. The practice facilities will open at 7:00 AM each day of the event. The driving range will close at 6:30 PM on Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  Since the club is closed on Mondays, the driving range will close at 9:00 AM. 
 
Prizes/Awards:  Merchandise gift certificates redeemable at the host club golf shop will be awarded within each flight. Overall Senior Champion, Super Senior (65-70) and Super Super Senior (71+) will be awarded.

Club/Locker Room Access: Players will be able to utilize the Women’s Locker Room throughout the Championship. Lockers are not available.

Starting Times/Pairings: Pairings for round one will be posted at www.txga.org  no later than Friday, October 4th.  Round two and round three pairings will be posted online at www.txga.org, in the Texas Golf Association Tournament Office and the Golf Shop following the previous round.

Hotel Information:  Affinity Travel Hotels will provide hotel options for the Women's Senior Stoke Play Championship. Please click here to search for hotels in the College Station area.

Prizes/Awards: Merchandise gift certificates redeemable at the host club golf shop will be awarded within each flight. Overall Senior Champion, Super Senior (65-70) and Super Super Senior (71+) will be awarded.

Post Scores to GHIN:  All three rounds of the tournament will automatically be posted to GHIN as a "T-score". Therefore, players DO NOT need to post their tournament scores for this event to avoid duplication. 

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:
 
Transportation:  Players are encouraged to ride throughout the championship. Carts are limited to two (2) riders at a time and a maximum of two (2) carts per group.  Players MUST share carts if applicable.  There are no Spectator Carts except as defined in the Spectator guidelines above.  Riding on the back of the golf carts is prohibited.    
 
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 Pebble Creek Country Club, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.
 
Sunday, October 6
Tournament Registration: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Official Practice Round

Monday, October 7
Round 1: 9:00 AM Shotgun Start
Players Luncheon: Following Play

Tuesday, October 8
Round 2: 9:00 AM Shotgun Start
Lunch Available for Purchase

Wednesday, October 9
Round 3: 9:00 AM Shotgun Start
Players Award Luncheon: Following Play
 

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