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75th Connecticut Senior Amateur Championship

Qualifying Info

Qualifying Information


General Information:
The Rules of Golf as adopted by the United States Golf Association govern play. This information sheet, the CSGA Hard Card and any site-specific Local Rules and Conditions of Competition sheets are supplements to the Rules of Golf.  Local Rules of the host course do not apply.

Schedule of Events:
Thursday, September 5, 2019 – Qualifying Round (18 holes of stroke play)

Qualifying Positions:
Players with the low 32 scores, plus ties, will advance to the 74th Connecticut Senior Amateur on September 23-24 at Black Hall Club in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

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

Practice Rounds:
Practice rounds are available daily on most dates and times at Keney Park published rates. To book practice rounds, you can contact a member of the Keney Park professional staff at 860-543-8618 or by booking online at keneyparkgolfcourse.com.

Course Setup:
Keney Park will play as a par 70 at approximately 6,100 yards with a time par of 4 hours and 24 minutes.  For practice round purposes you should use the Keney Park Blue tees as a guide.    

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

Practice Range:
The practice range will be available for use one hour before the first starting time.

Caddies & Transportation:
The use of a golf cart is mandatory and the cost is included in your entry fee. Only two carts will be allowed per starting time.  Caddies are permitted.  The host club does not have any club caddies available.

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:
The Tavern at Keney Park will be open during its normal business hours.  The cost of food and beverage is not included in your entry fee.

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 Wednesday, September 4th you can send your withdrawal via email to Steve Basson at bogeybassn@cox.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)(3) 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, the Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents and the CSGA Scholarship Fund in honor of Widdy Neale.