Schedule of Events:
Monday, August 27th – 18 holes of stroke play. Cut to the low 36 scores (including ties).
Tuesday, August 28th – 36 holes of stroke play.
Practice rounds are available at Richter Park Golf Course on most days and times. The cost of a practice round will be $57 which includes the use of a cart. To schedule a practice round please visit www.richterpark.com.
Richer Park will play to a par 72 at approximately 6,700 yards.
Players must check in at the player registration table located near the golf shop upon their arrival.
There is a limited practice range at Richter Park that is restricted to irons only. Please limit your range session to approximately a dozen balls to allow for other competitors in the field to warm up.
The locker room will be available for your use beginning at 6:30am.
Caddies & Transportation:
The use of golf cart is optional and not included as part of your entry fee. The cost for use of a cart is $25 per day. Only two carts will be allowed per starting time. Caddies are permitted but none are available through the host club. The use of a push cart is permitted.
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 each day and is included in your entry fee.
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 Richter Park Golf Course. 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.
Player of the Year Points:
Players finishing in the top fifteen and anyone finishing 54-holes will receive points toward the 2018 Dick Tettelbach Player of the Year.
Exemptions Earned Through This Championship:
Connecticut Mid-Amateur, 10 years (2019-2028)
Russell C. Palmer Cup, 1 year (2019)
Connecticut Amateur, 1 year (2019)
Connecticut Open, 1 year (2019)
Connecticut Senior Amateur, Lifetime
Top 15 Finishers:
Connecticut Mid-Amateur, 1 year (2019)
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, August 24th you can send your withdrawal via email to Ryan Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.