Scramble

NWAGA Scramble Tournament

August 25-26, 2020
Wild Horse Golf Club


Bosshamer, Foster, Meier & Petska Win 2020 Scramble

The team of Sheryl Bosshamer, Kelly Foster, Terri Meier and Lindsey Petska were champions in the First Flight at Wild Horse Golf Club.  The overall low-gross champions, who shot 20-under par, is Kayla Barnes, Katie Jorgensen, Jaime Kilgore and Deana Morehouse.

Second Flight Champion -
Bev Guzinski, Nancy Johnson, Nita Totten and Donna Utecht.

Third Flight Champion -
Rita Anson, Kathy Fry, Terri Hergert and Deb Robertson

Fourth Flight Champion -
Sherri Lynn, Patty May, Dina Michel and Lisa St. John.

A special thanks to Wild Horse Golf Club for the great hospitality and the course was in phenomenal shape as always.

Enter This Tournament Online

Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on August 18, 2020

ELIGIBILITY
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.

FIELD SIZE
Limited to 36 teams (144 players).

ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE
All sides must file an online entry application. Entry fee of $480 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 nwaga@nebgolf.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 36-holes of competition; cart; use of the practice facility; prizes; player dinner and awards luncheon.

Entries open at 8 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12 p.m. CDT on August 4, 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 August 4, 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
Caddies are prohibited.

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.

DETERMINING TIES
Any first place ties for overall gross, overall net and net flights 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.

SCORE POSTING
Scramble scores are not eligible to post for handicap purposes.

FORMAT
36-hole net four-person modified scramble. In a Scramble, each player plays from the teeing area on each hole, one of the tee shots is selected and all the players play their second shots from that spot. One of the second shots is then selected, and all players play their third shots from that spot, and so on until the ball is holed. This format is modified as follows: The player whose shot is selected does not play the next shot (exception: on the putting green, all team members may putt). Each team member must contribute at least four tee shots.

FLIGHTS
Up to four flights will be created in advance based on Team Handicap (combination of Handicap Indexes). If two or more teams have the same team handicap, the order will be determined by the team with the lowest handicapped player.

HANDICAP ALLOWANCE
Based on August 18 Handicap Revision. A team’s Playing Handicap is comprised of 25% of the lowest player’s Course Handicap, 20% of the second lowest player’s Course Handicap, 15% of the third lowest player’s Course Handicap and 10% of the highest player’s Course Handicap figured to the hundredth decimal point. Maximum Individual Handicap Index is 40.4.

PAIRINGS
For the first round of competition, teams are paired based on Team Handicap (combination of Handicap Indexes) with the lowest Team Handicaps beginning play on hole 1. Pairings for the second round will be based on net team score within flights beginning on hole 1.

Practice Rounds
Information on practice rounds will be available here soon.

Schedule
Tuesday, August 25
10:00 A.M. - Registration & Practice Areas Open
11:00 A.M. - Round One Shotgun Start
Off #9 or #18 Boxed Lunches available at 12:00 P.M.

Wednesday, August 26
9:00 A.M. - Practice Areas Open
10:00 A.M. - Round Two Shotgun Start
Off #9 or #18 Boxed Lunches available at 12:00 P.M.

Lodging
Comfort Inn & Suites ($99.00)
315 North Platte River Road Drive, Gothenburg, NE 69138
July 18th - Cutoff Date for Room Block

PLAYER CHECK-IN
Each player is required to check-in before play Tuesday and Wednesday. Participants are not permitted on-site until one hour prior to the shotgun start time and will be required to answer standard COVID-19 screening questions prior to play each day. Check-in areas will be set up to ensure social distancing.

GOLF CARTS
Sides are permitted the use of a shared cart (two players per cart) at Wild Horse Golf Club.

PRACTICE FACILITIES
Practice facilities will be open to participants no more than one hour prior to the shotgun start time each day of the tournament. Practice following play each day is prohibited. Driving range stalls will be spaced to allow for social distancing. There will also be a limit on the number of players permitted on the practice green.

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

BOX LUNCHES
A box lunch will be available both rounds for all participants.

OTHER FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE
Wild Horse Golf Club will be available for other food and beverage service each day of the tournament.

DIGITAL SCORING
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.

PUBLIC SCOREBOARD
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.

AWARDS
Net: Overall Low Net: Pewter cup awards; Flight Winners: Bag tag awards; Merchandise: Top third in each flight. Gross: Overall Low Gross: Trophy plates.

Player Memorandum
Player Memorandum - 2020 NWAGA Scramble Tournament

Pace of Play Information
Pace of Play Policy - Wild Horse Golf Club

Rules Documents
NWAGA 2020 Local Rules and Terms of Competition
Notice to Players - Wild Horse Golf Club (Draft)

Contact
Sam Oehm, NGA Manager of Membership and Women’s Programs
soehm@nebgolf.org; (402) 505-4653, x103

Wild Horse Golf Club

40950 Road 768
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Golf Shop Phone - (308) 537-7700
Website - playwildhorse.com

Director of Golf - Don Graham

Golf Professional - Justin Henry

Superintendent - Josh Mahar

Green/Silver Combo Tees (5,026 yards, Par 72, 69.4/117)

Course Yardage

HOLE PAR YARDAGE
1 4 277
2 4 305
3 5 439
4 3 114
5 4 297
6 5 433
7 4 244
8 4 308
9 3 132
Out 36 2,549
HOLE PAR YARDAGE
10 4 290
11 3 79
12 4 311
13 3 109
14 5 416
15 4 280
16 4 313
17 5 390
18 4 289
In 36 2,477
Total 72 5,026
Year Champions Hometowns Site
2020 - - Wayne Country Club
2019 Sheryl Bosshamer, Trish Simonson, Terri Meier, Kelly Foster - Heritage Hills Golf Course
2018 Sheryl Bosshamer, Trish Simonson, Terri Meier, Kelly Foster - Riverside Golf Club

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