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33rd Connecticut Public Links

Tournament Info

Player Information

Schedule of Events:
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – 18-holes of stroke play; field will then be reduced to the low 30 scores, plus ties.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 – 18-holes of stroke play; low 36-hole finisher will be declared Champion.

Grouping & Starting Times:
Round 1 – Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - Play will be in threesomes beginning at 7:30am from the 1st tee.
Round 2 – Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - Play will be in threesomes beginning at 7:30am from the 1st tee.

Play-Off & Ties:
In the event of a tie for champion, there will be a sudden death playoff immediately following round two.

Practice Round:
Practice rounds are available at Timberlin Golf Club published rates.  Arrangements can be made by contacting the golf shop at (860) 828-3228 or by visiting the Timberlin Golf Club website at http://www.timberlingolf.com/.

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

Caddies & Transportation:
You may carry your own bag, employ a caddie, and/or use a golf cart.  The use of a pull/push cart is permitted.  There are no caddies available through the host club. The cost of a golf cart is not included in your entry fee.  If you wish to use a golf cart you must check in with the golf shop staff to arrange the payment of $25 per round.  There will only be two carts allowed per threesome and one cart in the case of a twosome. 

Practice Range:
The practice range will be available for your use beginning at 6:30am. Range fees are courtesy of the CSGA.

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.

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

Course Setup:     
Timberlin Golf Club will play to a par 72 at approximately 6,850 yards. Please note that this yardage is subject to change and may vary from round to round

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.

Food & Beverage:
Complimentary lunch will be provided each day during the championship.

Trophies & Prizes:
The winner will have his name engraved on the permanent Connecticut Public Links Championship trophy. The winner and runner-up will receive a keepsake Public Links Championship trophy. Also, the six finishers will receive merchandise credit redeemable at the Timberlin Golf Club golf shop. Ties for any other position other than Champion will be decided by round two score first, then as prescribed in Appendix I, Part C, Section 11c of the Rules of Golf.

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 Monday, August 13th you can send your withdrawal via email to Ryan Hoffman at rhoffman@csgalinks.org.

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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.