Schedule of Events:
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – 18 holes of stroke play.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – 18 holes of stroke play with the low 36-hole score being named the 19th Connecticut Women’s Open Champion.
Grouping & Starting Times:
Round One – Tuesday, May 30th – Play will be in threesomes beginning at 7:30am from the 1st tee.
Round Two – Wednesday, May 31st – Play will be in threesomes beginning at 7:30am from the 1st & 8th tees.
The following are nearby hotels that may have room accommodations if you wish to stay nearer to Torrington Country Club during the Championship. No room blocks have been made and rates listed are average prices and do not include taxes. No shuttle services will be provided to Torrington Country Club from any nearby hotel.
The Litchfield Inn - Litchfield
432 Bantam Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
Avg. Room Rate – $225
To Reserve Online - Click Here Or By Phone at (860) 567-4503
Distance to TCC – 9.3 miles
Days Inn Torrington - Torrington
492 E. Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
Avg. Room Rate – $86
To Reserve Online – Click Here Or By Phone at (860) 496-0811
Distance to TCC – 5.2 miles
Practice rounds are available at the discretion of the Head Golf Professional at the rate of $30 which includes the use of a cart. Players traveling from out of state may play after 2:00pm on Monday, May 29th. To make arrangements you must contact the Torrington Country Club golf shop at (860) 491-2688.
Players must check in at the player registration table located outside of the golf shop upon their arrival.
The practice range will be available for your use beginning at 6:30am and is courtesy of the CSGA.
The locker room will be available for your use at 6:30am. The locker room is located on the second floor of the clubhouse.
Caddies & Transportation:
You may walk, carry your own bag, employ a caddie or use a golf cart for this Championship. If you wish to use a golf cart the cost will be $25 per round and must be paid directly to the Torrington Country Club pro shop. There are no caddies available through the host 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:
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.
Driver Heads & Golf Balls:
The optional conditions as prescribed in Appendix I of the Rules of Golf are in effect.
Food & Beverage:
Lunch will be provided between 11:00am until 3:00pm on Tuesday, and between 11:00am and 2:30pm on Wednesday. The cost of lunch is included in your entry fee. You will be given a lunch voucher to use upon the completion of play each day. You MUST present this voucher to the Torrington Country Club staff. An awards ceremony will follow play on Wednesday.
Play-Off & Ties:
In the event of a tie for the championship, there will be a hole by hole playoff immediately following the conclusion of round two. Ties for any position other than Champion will be shared with the exception of amateur merchandise credit which will be decided by round two score first then as prescribed in Appendix I, Part C, Section 11c of the 2016-2017 Rules of Golf.
Trophies & Prizes:
The winner will have her name permanently engraved on the Valerie Bulkeley Trophy. The winner, runner-up, low amateur, and low professional will receive trophies. Size and composition of the final field will determine the full professional and amateur prize distribution.
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 her withdrawal may be subject to disciplinary actions. If you need to withdraw any time after 5:00pm on Friday, May 26th you can send your withdrawal via email to Daniela Lendl at firstname.lastname@example.org.