30th Connecticut Mid-Amateur Championship
September 25th - 26th, 2017 - Black Hall Club, Old Lyme, Conn.
Schedule of Events:
Monday, September 25th – 18 holes of stroke play. Cut to the low 36 scores (including ties).
Tuesday, September 26th – 36 holes of stroke play.
Practice rounds are available at Black Hall Club after 12:00pm on the following days: September 18, 19, 20 & 21. Please contact a member of the Black Hall Club professional staff at (860) 434-2038 to make arrangements. The cost of the practice round, which includes the use of a golf cart, will be $40 and must be paid by cash, check or club charge. No credit cards will be accepted.
Course Setup: A copy of the Championship scorecard is available HERE. The Black Hall Club will play to a par 71 at approximately 6,666 yards.
Players must check in at the player registration table located near the golf shop upon their arrival.
The practice range will be available for your use beginning at 7:00am and the cost is included in your entry fee.
The locker room, located between the golf shop and grille room, will be available for your use beginning at 6:30am.
Caddies & Transportation:
The use of automotive transportation optional for round one but mandatory for rounds two and three. The cost is included in your entry fee. Only two carts will be allowed per starting time. Caddies are permitted but none are available through the host club.
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 and is included in your entry fee. A cocktail reception and awards ceremony will follow play.
Play-Off & Ties:
In the event of a tie for the championship, there will be a hole by hole playoff immediately following the conclusion of round three.
Trophies & Prizes:
The winner will have his name engraved on the permanent Connecticut Mid-Amateur Championship trophy. The winner and runner-up will also receive a replica trophy. Low finishers will receive merchandise credit redeemable at the Black Hall Club golf shop. Ties for any position other than Champion will be decided by round three score first then as prescribed in Appendix I, Part C, Section 11c of the Rules of Golf.
Exemptions Earned Through This Championship:
Connecticut Mid-Amateur, 10 years (2018-2027)
Russell C. Palmer Cup, 1 year (2018)
Connecticut Amateur, 1 year (2018)
Connecticut Open, 1 year (2018)
Connecticut Senior Amateur, Lifetime
Top 15 Finishers:
Connecticut Mid-Amateur, 1 year (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, September 22nd you can send your withdrawal via email to Ryan Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.