Fund Day

NWAGA Fund Day

August 16, 2021
Wilderness Ridge, Lincoln

    NWAGA Fund Day Supporting Junior Golf

    The annual fundraising event, grants 10 junior girl golfers throughout the state of Nebraska with a $1,000 scholarship towards their secondary education. The field of 100 players played in a Shamble format across three flights. A special thanks to Fremont Golf Club and the Fremont Golf Club Women's Golf Association for hosting yet another successful Fund Day.

    For any questions regarding Fund Day or for sponsorship inquiries, please email or call 402-505-4653 Ext. 103.

    Enter This Tournament Online

    Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on August 9, 2021

    Entrant must be a member of NWAGA or a female member of Nebraska Junior Golf. Entrant must also be a resident of Nebraska (see below) with an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index® issued by a “member club” of the Nebraska Golf Association. All players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.

    An individual is considered a resident of Nebraska if they: a) maintain either a primary or a secondary residence in Nebraska, or b) are an active duty member of the United States Military stationed in Nebraska, or c) are a student physically attending college in Nebraska within a time period four-months prior to the event, or d) are a graduate of a Nebraska high school attending an out-of-state college. If these criteria are in question, the NWAGA Tournament Committee shall render any final decision.

    Limited to 30 teams (120 players).

    All sides must file an online entry application. Entry fee of $360 must be paid by every side. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if NWAGA is notified (402-505-4653, ext. 103 or via e-mail at before the close of entries. After the close of entries, fee will be refunded in the event of medical condition, if requested before the first day of competition. No refund for any reason after that day. A $60 service charge will be deducted from all refunds. Entry includes 18-hole of competition; cart; use of the practice facility; prizes; player boxed lunches, pizza and cash bar.

    Entries open at 8 a.m. CDT on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5 p.m. CDT on Monday, August 9, 2021. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12 p.m. CDT on July 1, a drawing will be used to determine the field and wait list order. If the tournament does not receive more than the maximum number of entries by 12 p.m. CDT on July 1, the field will be determined by order of entry. Entries may be accepted after the deadline, if field is not full, at the discretion of NWAGA. Partner substitutions may be made prior to competition.

    Caddies are prohibited.

    Players must be neat in appearance with respect to clothing and personal grooming. Traditional spikes are prohibited. Model Local Rule G-7.

    Any first place ties  will be determined by a scorecard play-off using the following method as recommended by the USGA.

    Scorecard Play-Off Procedure:
    The winner will be based on the best score for the last round. If the tying sides have the same score for the last round or if the competition consists of a single round, the winner will be determined based on the score for holes 10-18, holes 13-18, holes 16-18 and finally the 18th hole. If there is still a tie, then the last six holes, three holes and final hole of the first nine holes will be considered in turn. If the round is less than 18 holes, the number of holes used in matching scores may be adjusted. For net competition, if the last nine, last six, last three holes scenario is used, one-half, one-third, one-sixth, etc. of the handicaps should be deducted from the score for those holes.

    Shamble scores are not eligible to post for handicap purposes.

    Shamble. All team members tee off and the best drive is selected. All golfers play their own ball into the hole from the selected drive (must use at least two drives from each player). For scoring purposes, the two best net scores on each hole will be counted. 85% of Course Handicap (Maximum Course Handicap of 40). Four separate flights will be determined based on Team Handicap (August 9 Handicap Revision).

    Each flight will award merchandise prizes to the top three finishers. All ties will be broken by a scorecard playoff.

    Information on pairings will be available once tournament registration is closed.

    Practice Rounds
    Practice rounds will not be available for the Fund Day event.

    Monday, August 16

    Each player is required to check-in before play on Wednesday.

    Sides are permitted the use of a shared cart (two players per cart) at Wilderness Ridge.

    Practice facilities will be open to participants no more than one hour prior to the shotgun start time on the day of the tournament.

    Restrooms will be available in the clubhouse and on the golf course.

    A box lunch will be available for all participants.

    Wilderness Ridge will be available for other food and beverage service each day of the tournament.

    Players will be required to use the USGA TM application (available on iOS and Android app store) which will serve as their Official Tournament Scorecard. Verification of scorecards will be done verbally following the round. Information on using the USGA TM application will be provided in advance with tutorials posted to the NWAGA web site.

    To prevent gatherings there will be no public scoreboard. A scoreboard may be accessed via the USGA TM application and/or the NWAGA web site.

    Each flight will award merchandise prizes to the top three finishers. All ties will be broken by a scorecard playoff.

    Player Memorandum
    Player Memorandum - 2021 NWAGA Fund Day

    Sam Oehm, NGA Manager of Membership and Women’s Programs; (402) 505-4653, x103

    Wilderness Ridge

    1800 Wilderness Woods Plaza
    Lincoln, NE 68512
    Golf Shop Phone - (402) 434-5106
    Website -

    Director of Golf -

    Golf Professional - Mike Schuchart

    Superintendent - Tom Athy

    White Tees (5,097 yards, Par 71, 67.6/112)

    Pairings will be available following the registration deadline.

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