August 8-10, 2022
2022 Seniors/49ers Eclectic Takes on Beatrice Country Club
The Seniors/49ers Eclectic field will play a true test of golf at Beatrice Country Club in August. The Seniors Championship features 54-holes of individual stroke play, while the 49ers Eclectic runs concurrently as a team event throughout the first two rounds. Registration opens on July 1 and closes on August 1. To register, please click on the Entry tab above.
Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on August 1, 2022
Entrant must be a member of NWAGA who will have reached their forty-ninth birthday by August 8, 2022. 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 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 email@example.com) 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 8:00 a.m. CDT on Friday, July 1, 2022. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Monday, August 1, 2022. 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.
MAXIUMUM HANDICAP INDEX
Based on August 1 Handicap Revision. Maximum Individual Handicap Index is 40.4. The Seniors Championship is not handicapped.
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.
In the Seniors Championship, flights of approximately 12 players will be created after 36-holes based on gross score.
Based on August 1 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.
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.
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.
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.
NWAGA will post scores for handicap purposes.
Practice round information will be available once registration opens.
Monday, August 8
A.M. - Registration and Practice Areas Open
A.M. - Round One Shotgun Start (Seniors/49ers Eclectic)
Tuesday, August 9
A.M. - Practice Areas Open
A.M. - Round Two Shotgun Start (Seniors/49ers Eclectic)
Wednesday, August 10
A.M. - Practice Areas Open
A.M. - Round One Shotgun Start (Seniors Tournament)
Following Golf - Player Awards Luncheon
Lodging information will be available once registration opens.
One player per group is required to enter scores for the group using the Golf Genius TM mobile app. Golf Genius TM app instructions will be included in the player memorandum.
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 - 2022 Seniors/49ers Eclectic Memo
2022 NWAGA Local Rules and Terms of the Competition
2022 NWAGA Pace of Play Policy
Notice to Players - Beatrice Country Club 2022
Sam Oehm, NGA Manager of Membership and Women’s Programs
firstname.lastname@example.org; (402) 505-4653, x103
Beatrice Country Club
PGA Professional - Owen Schuette, PGA
Superintendent - Andy Hamilton
Red Tees (5,019 yards, Par 72, 69.8/125)
Pairings will be available following the registration deadline.
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