July 25, 2023
Fund Day Scheduled July 25 at the Pines Country Club
NWAGA's Fund Day, supporting the organization's Founders Scholarship program and girl's golf initiatives, will take place Tuesday, July 25 at the Pines Country Club in Valley. Four-person teams will compete in a shamble format for flight prizes. A portion of each player's entry along with proceeds from games, sponsorships and a silent auction go to the cause. The event begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun with pastries provided prior to play and an awards luncheon buffet after. For complete details link to the appropriate tab above.
Enter This Tournament Online
Entries Open: 8 am CDT on June 1, 2023
Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on July 18, 2023
Entrant must be a member of NWAGA. 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.
Handicaps: The NWAGA Handicap Committee requires that all participants in NWAGA tournaments have a minimum of 10 acceptable scores posted within 12 months of the registration deadline.
Limited to 30 teams (120 players).
ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE
All sides must file an online entry application. Entry fee of $400 ($100/player) must be paid by every side. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if NWAGA is notified (402-505-4653, ext. 102 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org) 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-holes of golf, use of the practice facility, cart, prizes, pre-round pastries and awards luncheon.
Entries open at 8:00 a.m. CDT on Thursday, June 1, 2023. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, July 18, 2023. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12:00 p.m. CDT on June 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 12:00 p.m. CDT on June 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.
MAXIMUM HANDICAP INDEX
The maximum handicap index permitted for this event is 40.4. Golfers whose handicap index exceeds 40.4 will be reduced to the 40.4 maximum.
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.
Five separate flights will be determined based on Team Handicap (combination of Handicap Indexes).
Based on July 18 Handicap Revision. 85% of Course Handicap.
Team Handicap will determine shotgun starting position with the lowest Team Handicap beginning on hole 1.
Caddies are not permitted.
PERSONAL APPEARANCE & FOOTWEAR
Players must be neat in appearance with respect to clothing and personal grooming. Traditional spikes are prohibited. Model Local Rule G-7.
Ties for the top three in each flight will be broken by scorecard playoff using the USGA method of comparing scores.
Shamble scores are not eligible for posting for handicap purposes.
There are no practice rounds available for this event.
Tuesday, July 25
7:30 A.M. - Registration, Pastries Available & Practice Areas Open
7:30 A.M. - Silent Auction Begins
9 A.M. - Fund Day Shotgun Start
Following Golf - Awards Luncheon Buffet, Silent Auction+Raffle Drawing
Due to the many hotel options in the area, there is not a reserved block of rooms for this event.
It is required that one individual from each group enter hole scores for players in that group following each hole using the Golf Genius mobile app. Instructions for downloading the app will be included in pre-event material provided to players following the deadline.
Flight Winners: Photo frame awards; Merchandise: Top three in each flight.
Player Information (following the deadline)
Golf Genius Mobile App Instructions
Rules Documents (following the deadline)
2023 NWAGA Local Rules and Terms of the Competition
2023 NWAGA Pace of Play Policy
Notice to Players - The Pines Country Club
Craig Ames, NGA Executive Director
email@example.com; (402) 505-4653, x102
THE PINES COUNTRY CLUB
7516 North 286th Street
Valley, NE 68064
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 359-4311
Website - https://www.pinescountryclub.com/
General Manager - Mike Ten Eyck
Director of Golf - Don Dravland
Orange Tees (Par 72, 70.8/119)