Organization : The Southern Cape Golf Union
Competition Name : Heidelberg Open
Applicable For : Open to Amateurs
Competition Deadline : 22nd February 2017
Competition Date : 25 February 2017
Entry Fee: R300
Website : http://www.scgu.co.za/
Term & Condition : https://www.southafricain.com/uploads/6237-Heidelberg.pdf
Heidelberg Open :
Conditions of Play :
** The competition will be held in accordance with the Rules of Golf as approved by the R&A Rules Limited and Local Rules as approved by the Southern Cape Golf Union.
Related : Southern Cape Golf Union Stilbaai Senior Open 2017 : www.southafricain.com/6220.html
Entry Requirements :
** Open to Amateurs who are members of a Golf Club affiliated to the Southern Cape Golf Union and who have a handicap of 18 (Eighteen) or less as assessed in terms of the SAGA Course Rating and Handicapping System.
** Entries will be limited to 56 players.
** Should more than 56 entries be received, entries will be reduced by ballot in terms of higher handicaps.
Form of Competition :
** The tournament is played over one day. 27 holes will be played on Saturday 25th February 2017 at Heidelberg Golf Club.
** A Division (0 – 9 handicap)
** B Division (10 – 18) *subject to entries ballot
** In the event of a tie for the championship, a sudden death play-off will take place over Hole 18 until the winner is determined.
Entry Forms :
** Obtainable from Heidelberg Golf Club, Secretaries of all other Affiliated Golf Clubs, the Union Office and on the Southern Cape Golf Union website .scgu.co.za
Closing date :
** Entries close at noon on Wednesday 22nd February 2017. Late entries and entries without payment or payment arrangement will not be accepted.
** Only written or faxed cancellation will be accepted and if received after the closing date no refund will be made.
Draw & Starting Times :
** The draw will be conducted by the Southern Cape Golf Union.
** Tee times will start from 08h00, and players will be seeded according to handicap, and play in 4 balls.
** Any competitor who is absent from the tee when called upon to start will be liable to disqualification or penalty under Rule 6-3.
** The draw will be available at Heidelberg Golf Club, the Southern Cape Golf Union’s office and on the Unions web site .scgu.co.za by Thursday 23rd February 2017.
** It is the player’s responsibility to obtain his tee-off time.
** All participating players must register at least 30 minutes prior to their tee off time on Saturday 25th February 2017.
** The registration area will be in the lounge area of the Club House.
** Breach of this condition will result in disqualification.
** Decisions and disputes of any kind will be dealt with by the Tournament Committee of the Southern Cape Golf Union.
** Please note that Coffee and Sandwiches will be available before you tee off on Saturday 25th February 2017.
** All competing players will also receive Lunch after 18 holes.
** This is included in your entry fee.
** This will be the Players responsibility. All Players must arrange for caddies or permission for outside caddies with Johan Erasmus on 082 370 7767.
** Note that limited Caddies are available.
Golf Carts :
** Golf carts are not allowed to be used by competing Players. No Players bag is allowed on a Golf Cart.
Dress Code (Category C Open) :
a) Soft spikes.
b) Golf specific shorts will be allowed. Shorts must be knee length and cargo or draw string shorts are not permitted.
c) Only recognised golf attire will be allowed. No collarless shirts.
Distance Measuring Devices (D.M.D’s) :
** For the duration of the tournament 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. elevation changes, wind speed, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3.
** Penalty for breach of Rule 14-3: First offence: Two Strokes, Second offence: Disqualification
Prize Giving :
** The Southern Cape Golf Union hereby requests that all competing players please attend the prize giving on Saturday 25th February 2017.
** Failure to attend will lead to players forfeiting their prize.
** Your respect towards the above request will be much appreciated.
Entrance Fee :
** Proof of payment of R300.00, Must Accompany The Entry Form.
** Entry Fees will only be refunded in the case of withdrawals before the above mentioned closing date.
Bank Deposits To :
Southern Cape Golf Union
Account No: 9219483749
Branch Code: 632005
Reference No: Surname & Initials
Fax or E-mail deposit slip with Entry Form to SCGU :
Fax: 044 873 4546
E-mail: tournaments AT scgu.co.za