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Qualifying Information

SECTIONAL QUALIFYING: (18-holes of Stroke Play Qualifying)

Monday, April 23rd - Wallingford Country Club (Wallingford)

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Schedule of Events:
Monday, April 23rd, 2018 – 18 holes stroke play qualifier. 

Qualifying Positions:
Players with the low 40 scores, including ties, will advance to the 15th Russell C. Palmer Cup at the Country Club of Farmington on May 21-22, 2018.

Grouping & Starting Times:
Starting times begin at 7:30am from the first tee.

Practice Round:
Practice rounds are available to all players on a daily basis. To schedule a practice round, please call the Wallingford CC Golf Shop at (203) 284-9189. There is a mandatory cart fee of $25 per qualifier participant for the practice round.  You may bring caddies/guests for your practice round at a cost of $50 per guest.

Course Setup:
Wallingford Country Club will play to a par 71 at approximately 6,440 yards.

Players must check in at the player registration table located in front of the golf shop upon their arrival.

Caddies & Transportation:
A player may carry his own bag, employ a caddie, or use a golf cart. While the use of a golf cart is permitted during the qualifier, the cost is not included in your entry fee. If you wish to utilize a golf cart, please check in with the Golf Shop upon your arrival. The cost of the cart will be $20 per player and must be paid in cash.

Practice Range:
The practice range will be available for your use beginning at 6:30am. Please note that the range is strictly irons only.  Balls are compliments of Wallingford Country 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:
For all play in CSGA events a player may obtain distance information using a device that measures distance only. 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, for which the penalty is the general penalty for the first offense and disqualification for a subsequent offense.

Driver Heads & Golf Balls:
The optional conditions as prescribed in Appendix I of the Rules of Golf are in effect.

Food & Beverage:
Food and beverage, on a cash basis only, is available at the Wallingford Country Club snack shack located next to the tenth tee. Players, caddies, and spectators are responsible for any food and beverage fees incurred during their round.

You must contact the CSGA at (860) 257-4171 if you must withdraw from this qualifier.  A competitor who fails to notify the CSGA of his withdrawal may be subject to disciplinary actions by the CSGA.  If you need to withdraw any time after 5:00pm on Friday, April 20th, you can send your withdrawal via email to Shelly Guyer at shelly9@optonline.net.

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About the CSGA

The CSGA functions as an extension of the USGA and provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. Founded in 1899, it is the country’s oldest state golf association and conducts over 50 Championships, Qualifiers and One-Day Tournaments throughout the year, in addition to administering handicaps for over 40,000 members and 181 member clubs. As a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, the CSGA supports a variety of golf organizations within Connecticut, including the Connecticut Women’s Golf Association, Southern New England Women’s Golf Association, The First Tee, the Connecticut PGA, and the CSGA Scholarship Fund in honor of Widdy Neale.