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14th Senior Match Play Championship

Tournament Info

2019 Player Information

General Information:
The Rules of Golf as adopted by the United States Golf Association govern play.  This information sheet, the USGA 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:
Monday, July 1 – 18 holes of stroke play. The low 16 scores will advance to match play.  In the event of a tie for the last match play qualifier, there will be a sudden death playoff immediately following the conclusion of all rounds.
Tuesday, July 2 – Round of 16 matches will begin at 7:30am & Quarterfinal matches to be played in the afternoon.
Wednesday, July 3 – Semifinal matches will begin at 7:30am & the Final match to be played in the afternoon.

Practice Round:
Practice rounds are available by contacting Wampanoag head golf professional Donny Kirkpatrick via email at donnyk@wampanoagcc.com.  The cost of a practice round is $50 (must be paid in cash) and includes the range and use of a cart.

Players must check in at the player registration table upon their arrival at the club.

Caddies & Transportation:
Players may walk and carry their clubs, employ the services of a caddie or use a golf cart.  If you wish to use a golf cart the cost is included in your entry fee.  There will only be two carts allowed per starting time.  The use of push/pull carts is permitted.  There are no club caddies available through the host club
Practice Range:
The practice range will be available for your use beginning one hour prior to the first starting time each day.  The range balls are courtesy of the CSGA.

Course Setup: 
Wampanoag Country Club will play to approximately 6,458 yards and a par 72.

Locker Room:
The locker room will be open at 6:30am and is located on the lower level of the clubhouse.

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 distance measuring device. 

Food & Beverage:
Lunch will be provided each day and is included in your entry fee. 

Trophies & Prizes:
The champion will have his name engraved on the permanent Senior Match Play trophy. The champion and runner-up will receive a keepsake Senior Match Play trophy.  Additionally, the champion through quarterfinalist will receive merchandise credit redeemable through Wampanoag Country Club.

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, June 28th 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)(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.