72nd Connecticut Senior Amateur Championship
October 4th - 5th, 2017 - Fairview Farm Golf Course
Schedule of Events:
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – 18 holes of stroke play. Cut to the low 39 scores (including ties).
Thursday, October 5, 2017 – 18 holes of stroke play.
Practice rounds are available on most days and times at Fairview Farm published rates. For more information and to make arrangements please visit http://www.fairviewfarmgc.com/ or contact the golf shop at (860) 689-1000.
Course Setup: A copy of the championship scorecard is available HERE. Fairview Farm Golf Course will play to a par 72 at approximately 6,483 yards. Please note the yardages are subject to change at the discretion of the Committee.
Players must check in at the player registration table located in front of the golf shop upon their arrival.
The practice range will be available for use beginning at 7:00am. The cost of the practice range is included in your entry fee.
The locker room, located near the golf shop in the clubhouse, will be available for your use at 7:00am.
Caddies & Transportation:
The use of a golf cart is mandatory and included as part of your entry fee. Caddies will be permitted. There are no caddies available through the host club. Only two carts will be allowed per starting time.
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.
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.
There will be live scoring stations spread throughout the course. Please provide these volunteers with your individual hole by hole scores for the holes requested. These scores are unofficial.
Food & Beverage:
Lunch will be provided for contestants each day of the Championship and is included in your entry fee. The restaurant at Fairview Farm will be open normal business hours. Additional food and beverage expenses are the responsibility of the player.
Play-Off & Ties:
In the event of a tie for the championship, there will be a sudden death hole by hole playoff immediately following the conclusion of round two and will be contested on hole 18 repeatedly.
Trophies & Prizes:
The winner will have his name engraved on the permanent Connecticut Senior Amateur trophy. The winner and runner-up will also receive a replica trophy. Also, low finishers will receive merchandise credit redeemable at the Fairview Farm Golf Course golf shop. Ties for any position other than Champion will be decided by round two score first then as prescribed in Appendix I, Part C, Section 11c of the 2016-2019 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 Tuesday, October 3rd you can send your withdrawal via email to Ryan Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.