2nd NJSGA Senior Interclub Championship
Championship: Wednesday, October 19 – Forest Hill Field Club, Bloomfield, NJ
Section Play: August 26 – October 9
Open to teams of male amateurs who are age 55 and older as of August 26, 2016 who are on the same NJSGA member club’s Handicap roster as of this date. On teams entered from public courses, each player must be a New Jersey resident. Players limited to participating from one club (team) per year.
On every team, there will be two (2) divisions which are based on USGA Handicap Index, titled the “A” division and the “B” division. The “A” division may include golfers of any Handicap Index, while the “B” division may include only those with a Handicap Index of 8.0 or higher. The Handicap Index effective date is August 15, 2016, which applies for the duration of the championship. All matches are played at scratch.
Format & Structure:
Section Play: Four-Ball (a.k.a. better ball of partners), Match Play. Teams shall be grouped into sections of four teams, where each team will play the other three teams in its section one time. During each round, all teams will play one home "A" match, one home "B" match, one away "A" match, and one away "B"match. Points will be awarded on a Nassau scoring basis for each match (one point front 9 match, one point back 9 match, one point 18-hole match). The team from each section with the highest point total will advance to the Championship proper on October 19.
Championship: Each sectional champion team will enter four teams of two players (two ‘A’ teams and two ‘B’ teams). The format will change to Four-Ball, Stroke Play, and the team with the lowest four (4) Four-Ball scores will be the champion.
There is no limit to the number of teams entered by any one facility (private or public), provided that a minimum of fifteen (15) players are submitted on a team’s official roster (see below). At a facility from which multiple have entered, no player may participate on more than one team; the team on which he participates in his first match is deemed to be his team for the duration of the championship.
Round 1 – Begin no earlier than August 26; complete on/before September 11
Round 2 – Begin no earlier than September 12; complete on/before September 25
Round 3 – Begin no earlier than September 26; complete on/before October 9
Championship – Wednesday, October 19 – Forest Hill Field Club, Bloomfield (AM Shotgun start)
*- Entries close on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. and must be received by the NJSGA prior to this time.
$400.00 per team.
Teams shall be accepted into the championship in multiples of four based upon the receipt of the entry form and payment. Entries close on Friday, July 15, 2016.
Sections will be determined by the NJSGA. During Section Play, public courses and private courses shall participate in separate sections due to substantial differences in player selection, tee time reservations, facilities and course availability.
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