Seniors/49ers Eclectic

NWAGA Seniors/49ers Eclectic Tournament

August 10-12, 2020
Wayne Country Club


Wayne CC to Host 2020 NWAGA Seniors/49ers Eclectic

The 2019 NWAGA Seniors Championship and 49ers Eclectic Tournament are complete from Oakland Golf Club. Former Husker Women's Golf Coach, Robin Krapfl, was crowned the Seniors Champion as well as the Low-Medalist. Krapfl fired the only under-par round of the tournament on Monday, shooting a 1-under, 71. She finished the championship with a 2-over, 218.

Enter This Tournament Online

Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on August 3, 2020

ELIGIBILITY
Entrant must be a member of NWAGA who will have reached their forty-ninth birthday by August 10, 2020. 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 108 players.

ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE
All sides must file an online entry application. Entry fee of ($150/individual or $300/side) must be paid by every player/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 service charge of ($15 individual/$30/side) will be deducted from all refunds. Entry includes 54-holes of competition; cart; use of the practice facility; prizes; Monday player dinner and Wednesday awards luncheon.

Entries open at 8 a.m. CDT on Monday, July 20, 2020. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5 p.m. CDT on Monday, August 3, 2020. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12 p.m. CDT on July 20, 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 20, 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 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
A tie for first place overall in the Seniors Championship will be played off immediately hole by hole until a winner is determined. Any tie for first place within a Seniors Championship flight will be determined by a scorecard play-off using the following method as recommended by the USGA. Ties in the Eclectic competition will not be broken.

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.

SCORE POSTING
NWAGA will post scores for handicap purposes.

Format

The NWAGA Seniors Championship and the 49ers Eclectic Tournament run concurrently.

The Seniors Championship is a gross 54-hole individual stroke play competition flighted after 36-holes.

The 49ers Eclectic Tournament is an optional 36-hole partner competition conducted during rounds 1 & 2 that takes the best net scores a side has made on each hole over the course of rounds 1 & 2. For example, on hole one in round one, players A & B, who are partners, both have a score of net 5. During the second round on hole one, player A makes a net 3 and player B makes a net 5. Therefore, their score in the eclectic tournament for hole one would be a net 3.

FLIGHTS
In the Seniors Championship, flights of approximately 12 players will be created after 36-holes based on gross score.

HANDICAP ALLOWANCE
Based on July 27 Handicap Revision. An individual’s Playing Handicap in the Eclectic tournament is 75% of their Course Handicap. Maximum Individual Handicap Index is 40.4. The Seniors Championship is not handicapped.

PAIRINGS
For the first round of competition, eclectic sides are paired based on combined Handicap Index with the lowest Team Handicaps beginning play on hole 1. Individual players, not participating in the Eclectic Tournament, will be paired together based on Handicap Index or with an Eclectic side if there are an odd number of sides.

For the second round, eclectic sides will be paired based on first day eclectic scores with the lowest scores beginning play on hole 1. Individual players, not participating in the Eclectic Tournament, will be paired together based on gross score or with an Eclectic side if there are an odd number of sides.

For the final round, players will be paired in groups of four, based on individual gross score through 36-holes. The lowest gross scores will begin play on hole 1.

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

Schedule
Monday, August 10
A.M. - Registration & Practice Areas Open
P.M. - Round One Shotgun Start (Eclectic & Senior's Championship)
Following Golf - Player's Dinner

Tuesday, August 11
A.M. - Practice Areas Open
A.M. - Round Two Shotgun Start (Eclectic & Senior's Championship)

Wednesday, August 12
A.M. - Practice Areas Open
A.M. - Round Three Shotgun Start (Senior's Championship)
Following Golf - Awards Luncheon

Lodging
Cobblestone Hotel
505 Tomar Drive, Wayne, NE 68787

Prizes
Eclectic: Merchandise: Top third. Seniors: Overall Champion: Pewter cup award; Flight Winners: Bag tag award; Merchandise: Top third in each flight; 36-Hole Medalist: Glass bowl.

Player Memorandum
Player Memorandum - 2020 NWAGA Seniors/49ers Eclectic

Pace of Play Information
Pace of Play Policy - Wayne Country Club

Rules Documents
NWAGA 2020 Local Rules and Terms of Competition
Notice to Players - Wayne Country Club (Draft)

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

Wayne Country Club

302 E. 21st Street
Wayne, NE 68787
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 375-1152
Website - waynecountryclub.org

Director of Golf - Kyle Schellpeper

Superintendent - Brian Gibson

Red Tees (5,464 yards, Par 72, 71.9/120)

Course Yardage

HOLEPARYARDAGE
14300
25405
33135
44278
54300
64325
74340
83164
95401
Out362,648
HOLEPARYARDAGE
104300
114340
123135
135458
144285
154355
165450
173167
184326
In362,816
Total725,464

A link to scoring will be available here following the deadline.

Pairings will be posted here following the deadline.

YearChampionsHometownsSite
2020--Wayne Country Club
2019Robin Krapfl-Oakland Golf Club
2018Susan Marchese-Fremont Golf Club

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