Scramble

NWAGA Scramble

August 26-27, 2024
York Country Club


York Country Club Site of 2024 NWAGA Scramble

York Country Club is set to host the 2024 NWAGA Scramble August 26-27. This competition is a four-person modified scramble where the player whose shot is selected does not play the next shot (exception: on the putting green). Each team member must contribute at least four tee shots. Winners will be recognized in both gross and net divisions. In addition, sides will be flighted in advance based on Team Handicap Index and compete for merchandise prizes based on both gross & net results (can only win the higher flight merchandise award amount in either gross or net). The field is limited to 36 teams. Entries open July 1 at 8 a.m. CDT and close August 19 at 5 p.m. CDT. For complete details link to the appropriate tab above.

Enter This Tournament Online

Entries Open: 8 am CDT on July 1, 2024
Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on August 19, 2024

ELIGIBILITY
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.

FIELD SIZE
Limited to 36 teams (144 players).

ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE
All teams must file an online entry application. Entry fee of $560  must be paid by every team. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if NWAGA is notified (402-505-4653, ext. 103 or via e-mail at cpitkin@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; box lunch and awards luncheon.

Entries open at 8:00 a.m. CDT on Monday, July 1, 2024. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Monday, August 19, 2024. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12:00 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 12:00 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.

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.

ENTRIES RECEIVED

FORMAT
Four-person modified 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.

DIVISIONS
All sides will compete in both Gross and Net Divisions.

FLIGHTS
Up to four flights will be created in advance based on Team Handicap Index . If two or more teams have the same team handicap, the order will be determined by the team with the lowest handicapped player. Merchandise prizes will be awarded to the top gross and net finishers in each flight (can only win the higher flight merchandise award amount in either gross or net).

HANDICAP ALLOWANCE
Based on the August 19 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 their Team Handicap Index, with the lowest Team Handicap Indexes beginning play on hole 1. Pairings for the second round will be based on net team score within flights.

CADDIES
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.

DETERMINING TIES
Ties for first place within a division or flight will be broken by scorecard playoff using the USGA method of comparing scores.

POSTING SCORES
Scores from this event are not eligible for posting purposes.

Practice Rounds
Information on practice rounds will be posted here July 1.

Schedule
Monday, August 26
Registration and Practice Areas Open
Round One Shotgun Start
Following Golf - Meal Provided in Clubhouse

Tuesday, August 27
A.M. - Practice Areas Open
A.M. - Round Two Shotgun Start
Following Golf - Awards Luncheon

Lodging
Information of lodging will be available here July 1.

Digital Scoring
It is required that one individual in each group enter hole scores 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.

Awards
Net: Overall Low Net: Pewter cup awards; Merchandise: Top finishers in each flight (can only win higher amount in either gross or net).
Gross: Overall Low Gross: Trophy plates; Merchandise: Top finishers in each flight (can only win higher amount in either gross or net).

Player Information
Player Information Sheet (available after the deadline)
Golf Genius Mobile App Instructions

Rules Documents
2024 NWAGA Local Rules and Terms of the Competition
2024 NWAGA Pace of Play Policy
Notice to Players - York Country Club

Contact
Chad Pitkin, NGA Manager, Membership & Women's Programs
cpitkin@nebgolf.org; (402) 505-4653, x103

YORK COUNTRY CLUB

1016 West Elm Street
York, NE 68467
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 362-3721
Website - https://www.yorkcountryclub.net/

Golf Professional - Bill Thomas
Superintendent - Shad Wellmann

Red Tees (Par 74, 69.7/117)

Course Yardage

HOLE PAR YARDAGE
1 5 384
2 3 150
3 5 416
4 3 150
5 4 275
6 3 137
7 4 257
8 5 384
9 5 353
Out 37 2,506
HOLE PAR YARDAGE
10 5 359
11 3 140
12 5 414
13 5 456
14 3 146
15 4 301
16 3 113
17 4 246
18 5 349
In 37 2,524
Total 74 5,030
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2021 Kari Mangan, Nancy Pflug, Jackie Roseland, Debbie Wilbeck Scotts Bluff Country Club
2020 Bev Guzinski, Nancy Johnson, Nita Totten, Donna Utecht Wild Horse Golf 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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