NORTHERN CAPE GOLF UNION
2018 MAGERSFONTEIN JUNIOR OPEN
To be held at Magersfontein Memorial GOLF CLUB on the
21st & 22nd of April 2018.
Information and Conditions
Conditions of play:
Entries will be limited to 96 players. The competition will be played under the rules of Golf as approved by the R & A Rules Ltd and the Bye Laws and Local Rules as approved by the NC Golf Union. The SAGA Hard Card will also be used. Open to Amateurs who are members of a Golf Club affiliated to a Union recognized by the SAGA and who have an official handicap assessed in terms of the SA Course rating and Handicapping System or other system acceptable to the SAGA. New players will be accepted without official handicaps for the development of golf in the Union. Players without official handicaps will not be eligible for prizes or Order of Merit points. Under 13 players use the Ladies/Forward tees and the under 11 players have markers on the fairways (250m for par 5, 200m for par 4 and Ladies/Forward tees for par 3).
NO EXEMPTION FOR THIS EVENT – PLAYERS UNDER THE AGE OF 19 YEARS ARE ELIGIBLE
Form of Competition:
The competition will be played over 54 holes Strokeplay, 36 holes on Saturday the 21st and 18 holes on Sunday the 22nd of April 2018. The competition will be played over 36 holes for the Under 11 & 13 age groups, 18 holes per competition day.
Obtainable from the website of NC Golf Union (www.ncgu.co.za) and from the NCGU Junior Representative. The NCGU reserves the right to refuse any entry without giving any reason for such refusal. Entry forms by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
R350.00 (u/15 – u/19) & R275.00 (u/11 & u/13)
Wednesday 18 April 2018 @ 24h00. Late entries will not be considered as well as entries not on entry form.
Draw and starting times:
The draw will be conducted by the NCGU. Any competitor who is absent from the tee when called upon to start will be liable for disqualification or penalty or under rule 6.3. The draw will be available on the Union’s website www.ncgu.co.za and will be forwarded to all entrants via e-mail Thursday 19 April 2018. It is the player’s responsibility to obtain his tee-off time.
Decisions and any disputes will be dealt with by the committee members of the NCGU present at the tournament.
Distance Measuring Devices:
Only conforming distance measuring devices may be used.
Courtesy of the course:
Arrangements for practice to be arranged with the club subject to availability. Contact the Magersfontein Memorial Golf Club Manager- Schalk Botha, Cell: 083 399 8668.
ONLY CONFORMING GOLF ATTIRE WILL BE ALLOWED.
Only local caddies allowed. Outside caddies must have permission of TOC. Parents will be allowed to caddie for the Under 11 players. This can be changed at any time by the TOC.
Parents & Spectators:
No parent/spectator will be allowed to communicate (hand signals included) with players while they are in play on the course. No negative comments are to be given during play to any player.
Anti Doping Policy:
All competitors are subject to the provisions of the International Golf Federation’s Anti-Doping Policy. Details of the Policy and the current Prohibited Substances and methods are available from the Golf RSA website (http://new.golfrsa.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/140_wada-2016-prohibited-list-en.pdf) Competitors who are taking medication and in doubt as to their clinical status should seek advice from the South African Golf Association not later than 30 days before the start of the tournament. Random testing may take place.
2018 MAGERSFONTEIN JUNIOR OPEN
To be played over the course of
MAGERSFONTEIN MEMORIAL GOLF CLUB
From Saturday the 21st of April to Sunday the 22nd of April 2018.
R350.00 (u/15 – u/19) – 54 holes
R275.00 (u/11 – u/13) – 36 holes
Open to any amateur, who is a member of a Golf Club affiliated to a Union recognized by the S.A.G.A. and who at the time of submitting this entry shall have an official handicap assessed in terms of the S.A.G.A. Course Rating and Handicapping System or an equivalent handicap assessed under an alternative system acceptable to the South African Golf Association.
PAYMENT TO: MMGC. Standard Bank Kimberley, Account No. 041697685, Branch No. 050002