Schedule of Events:
Monday, August 26th – 18 holes of stroke play. Cut to the low 36 scores (including ties).
Tuesday, August 27th – 36 holes of stroke play.
Practice rounds are available at Shuttle Meadow Country Club on August 20th and August 22nd after 3:00pm. The cost of a practice round is $50 (cash only) and includes the use of a cart. To make arrangements please contact the Shuttle Meadow Country Club golf shop at (860) 229-6100.
Shuttle Meadow will play to a par 71 at approximately 6,500 yards with a time par of 4 hours and 24 minutes.
Players must check in at the player registration table located near the bag drop upon their arrival.
The practice range is limited to irons only and will be open at 6:30am each day. The practice range will close on Monday after the final starting time and not be open for the rest of the day. The range is located in the interior of the golf course and will require players to take a three minute shuttle ride to and from the range. Please take this shuttle time into consideration when planning your arrival time.
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 on Monday is $25. The cost on Tuesday for one round is $25 and for both rounds is $40. All cart payments must be paid in cash only. 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. See Model Local Rule G-7 in Section 8 of the Official Guide to the Rules of Golf.
Driver Heads & Golf Balls:
Only brands of golf balls on the most current List of Conforming Golf Balls and driver heads on the most current List of Conforming Driver Heads may be used. Updated lists may be found on the USGA website at www.usga.org or by contacting the USGA Equipment Standards Department at (908) 234-2300. See Model Local Rules G-1 and G-3.
Food & Beverage:
Lunch will be available on Monday from 11:00am until 3:00pm and from 11:00am until 2:30pm on Tuesday. Please take these lunch times into consideration when planning your arrival time.
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 Shuttle Meadow Country Club. Ties for any position other than Champion will be decided by round three score then by a match of card.
Exemptions Earned Through This Championship:
Connecticut Mid-Amateur, 10 years (2020-2029)
Russell C. Palmer Cup, 1 year (2020)
Connecticut Amateur, 1 year (2020)
Connecticut Open, 1 year (2020)
Connecticut Senior Amateur, Lifetime
Top 15 Finishers:
Connecticut Mid-Amateur, 1 year (2020)
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 23rd you can send your withdrawal via email to Ryan Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.