Schedule of Events:
Monday, July 9th – 18 holes of stroke play. The low 32 scores advance to match play. There will be a playoff to determine last spot(s) if necessary.
Tuesday, July 10th – Round of 32 Matches (AM) and Round of 16 Matches (PM)
Wednesday, July 11th – Quarterfinal Matches (AM) and Semifinal Matches (PM)
Thursday, July 12th – Final Match (AM)
Grouping & Starting Times:
Round One – Mon., July 9th – Play will be in threesomes beginning at 8:00am from the 1st tee.
Round of 32 – Tues., July 10th – Play will be in twosomes beginning at 8:00am from the 1st tee.
Round of 16 – Tues., July 10th – Play will be in twosomes beginning at approx. 12:30pm from the 1st tee.
Quarterfinals – Wed., July 11th – Play will be in twosomes beginning at approx. 8:00am from the 1st tee.
Semifinals – Wed., July 11th – Play will be in twosomes beginning at 12:30pm from the 1st tee.
Finals – Thurs., July 12th – The final match will begin at approx. 8:00am from the 1st tee.
Practice Rounds are available strictly for players only and all players are required to walk during the practice round. Spectator carts will not be permitted during the practice rounds or the championship proper. The fee for the practice round is $25 and practice rounds are available on the following days:
Sunday, July 1st – After 3:00pm
Monday, July 2nd – After 2:00pm
Tuesday, July 3rd – After 2:00pm
Saturday, July 7th – From 2:00-3:30pm
Sunday, July 8th – From 1:45-2:30pm
To schedule your practice round, you must call the Watertown GC Golf Shop at (860) 274-4387. Please do not call the Watertown Golf Club and ask for alternative days for practice rounds, as they will be unable to honor your request. Limited to one practice round per player.
Players must check in at the player registration table located on the patio next to the putting green upon their arrival.
The practice range will be available one hour before the first starting time each morning. Range fees for the tournament are courtesy of the CSGA.
Par: 71 Yardage: 6,423 Time Par: 4:13
The locker room, located on the main level of the clubhouse, will be available for your use at 6:30am each day.
Caddies & Transportation:
All players are required to walk at all times during this championship. Players may either carry their bag or use their own non-motorized push/pull cart. Motorized golf carts or caddies are not permitted, and there will be no spectator carts allowed during this championship. Players are not permitted to use a caddie during any tournament round.
Proper golf attire is required at all times by players, caddies and spectators. Shorts must be Bermuda length. Shirts must have a collar and be tucked in. Jeans of all kinds, cargo pants/shorts, tee shirts and tank tops are prohibited. Hats must be worn in a traditional manner.
Shoes with traditionally-designed spikes (regardless of composition, i.e., ceramic, plastic, etc.) or spikes, regardless of design, comprised either entirely or partially of metal (if such metal may come in contact with the course) are prohibited during the stipulated round. Penalty for breach of this condition is disqualification.
Distance Measuring Devices:
A player may obtain distance information by use of a distance measuring device. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3.
Driver Heads & Golf Balls:
The optional conditions as prescribed in Appendix I of the Rules of Golf are in effect.
Food & Beverage:
Lunch will be provided to all players and is included in your entry fee. The snack bar, located at the 4th tee and 12th green will be available on a cash basis.
Play-Off & Ties:
Any ties for the last spot(s) in the match play bracket will be decided by a hole-by-hole playoff beginning on Hole #1 immediately after the final group has completed play. It is the responsibility of the player to be ready to play at the scoreboard area when the playoff is set to begin. Players who are not present when the playoff is set to begin will forfeit their spot. All ties for match play seeding are broken by return of card sequence.
Trophies & Prizes:
The winner will have his name engraved on the permanent Junior Amateur Championship Trophy. All players advancing to the Quarterfinals will also receive merchandise certificates redeemable at the Watertown GC Golf Shop.
Exemptions Earned Through This Championship
Russell C. Palmer Cup, 1 Year (2019)
Connecticut Amateur, 1 Year (2019)
Connecticut Open, 1 year (2018)
New England Junior Team (2018)
New England Junior Team (2018)
You must contact the CSGA at (860) 257-4171 if you must withdraw from this championship. A competitor who fails to notify the CSGA of his withdrawal may be subject to disciplinary actions. If you need to withdraw any time after 5:00pm on Friday, July 6th, you can send your withdrawal via email to Ryan Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org