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WOSGA: 8th Women's Ohio State Mid-Amateur

Monday, July 22nd - Thursday, July 25th, 2024

Northern Ohio Golf Association

Belmont Hills Country Club

 

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Player Profile

In order to register for a tournament, you must have a Golf Genius Player Profile created. 

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Format

The Championship is individual match play with 18 holes of stroke play qualifying.

 

Field

The field is limited to 32 players.

 

Starting Times

Click Here to view the starting times. Starting TImes will be posted a couple days after registration closes.

 

Registration Process

Registration is open to amateur female golfers who are a member of a WOSGA member club, or are a resident of Ohio and have a GHIN Handicap Index at any Ohio course. Entry priority will be given through April 30th to any golfer with a GHIN Handicap Index of 9.4 or lower, as well as any past WOSGA tournament Champions. Starting on May 1, registration will open to all golfers who have a GHIN Handicap Index of 25.0 or lower. Mid-Amateur players must have reached their 30th birthday by Monday, July 22, 2024.

 

Code of Conduct

The WOSGA may reject an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from the Championship, and/or suspend a player from future championships if the player engages in conduct detrimental to the integrity and image of the game of golf and/or Club or member confidence in the WOSGA. Such behavior may include, but is not limited to, damage to the golf course or the player's equipment, verbal or physical abuse of players, spectators, officials, volunteers, or staff, blatant or excessive profanity, disorderly behavior, failure to abide by club rules, violation of the WOSGA's Sportsmanship Policy or any other unbecoming conduct. See WOSGA Conditions of Competition and Local Rules, effective January 1, 2024.

 

Completion of Play

The competition shall be deemed to have closed when the Championship trophy has been presented or the scores have been certified by the Committee.

 

Gender Policy

The WOSGA follows the USGA's Gender Policy. Documentation must be submitted in triplicate via overnight or first-class mail in an envelope marked "Confidential" and addressed to WOSGA Chief Legal Officer, 48 W. Whittier, Columbus, Ohio 43206, and be received by WOSGA Counsel no later than three (3) days after the close of entries for the specific championship.

 

Withdrawal from the Championship

Players must contact Sean Croell to withdraw from the Championship. If a player must withdraw during the competition the player must let an official know before leaving the course.

 

ENTRIES: PROCEDURE & FORM, REFUNDS, FEE, and CLOSING DATE

 

Entry​ Procedure

All registration will be online through Golf Genius. Once registration opens, a "Register For This Event" button will appear on the top right of this page. Players can click on that button to register for the tournament.

 

Entry Fees

$325 for Private Club Players from 2024 WOSGA Member Clubs

$350 for all other players; Must be a legal Ohio Resident

The entry fee includes range balls, player's dinner, lunch while a contestant is still playing in the event, tee gift and prizes.

 

Refund Policy

Players will have up to 3 days (72 hours) AFTER the registration closing date to request a refund and will be subject to a $10.00 administrative fee, regardless of reason. No refund will be processed for a withdrawal notification that is received after 3 days (72 hours) after the registration closing date.

 

Waiting List

In the case of the event being maxed out, any spots opened as a result of cancellations will be automatically filled with the next available player(s) on the waitlist (ordered by waitlist registration time). There will be no charge until players/teams are moved from the waitlist to the confirmed tournament roster in our system.

 

Player Lunches

Lunch is available for players following Monday's and Tuesday's round and is included in the entry fee. Caddies and spectators may purchase food.

 

Prizes

Prizes shall be awarded to the overall champion and runner-up. Flight winners and runners-up receive prizes. The medalist is the competitor(s) with the lowest score for Qualifying. The medalist will receive an award; co-medalists are possible. WOSGA reserves the right to modify the number of prizes awarded based on field size and for weather-shortened events.

 

Rules of Golf; Conditions of Competition; Schedules; Decisions

Play will be governed by The Rules of Golf as approved by the United States Golf Association and R&A Rules Limited. Questions will be settled by the on-site committee whose decision will be final. WOSGA's Conditions of Competition and Local Rules are in effect and available at https://www.wosga.org/policies. The committee reserves the right to alter any of the Conditions, Local Rules, Provisions, and Schedules.

 

On-Site Check-in

Players are required to check-in on site. On-Site check-in is from TBD on Sunday, July 21, 2024. Players who do not register may forfeit their position in the field to players who are on the waiting list. No refunds will be given for forfeited positions.

 

Practice Privileges

Practice rounds are available on Sunday, July 21, 2024, beginning at 12 p.m. The cost of the practice round is $60. Contact the pro shop at 740-695-2263 to schedule a practice round tee time. Contestants living within a 60-mile radius of the course are encouraged to arrange a practice round before Sunday, July 21, 2024; local players should contact the pro shop to check on availability and schedule their practice round. All contestants must arrange their own practice rounds.

 

Cart and Walking Fees

Fees are charged by the host club to use carts and to walk. These fees are not included in the entry fee. The cart and walking fees must be paid to the golf shop daily. All fees are per person per round. If you use two seats in a cart, then you owe the golf shop two cart fees. The walking fee is for the player only. If you play two rounds in one day, then you owe the golf shop fees for your morning and afternoon round with the fee dependent on your chosen mode of transportation. 

 

Cart Fee: $20 (per person, per round; pay Belmont Hills Country Club

Walking Fee: $5 (per person, per round; pay Belmont Hills Country Club

 

Cart Policy

There may only be two (2) carts per group. Caddies may ride with players as long as caddies do not take the seat of another player. If a caddie and a player wish to ride alone, they may do so with permission of the host club as long as they do not exceed the two cart per group rule. A fee is required for all seats in a cart. If a caddie and a player choose to ride, a fee is required for the additional seat in the cart.

 

Dress Code

Players shall abide by the host cub's dress code. Failure to do so may result in a player's inability to be present on the property, which may lead to disqualification. WOSGA recommends shirts have a collar if there are no sleeves and sleeves if there is no collar.

 

Payment; Food Service

Belmont Hills Country Club will accept credit card payment of food service and other goods not included in the entry fee.

 

Championship Contact

For questions about the championship, your entry status, or to withdraw, please contact Sean Croell at 440-686-1070 ext. 215 or scroell@noga.org.

 

Schedule/Ties

The competition will be in two stages:

 

(A) Stroke Play: 18 holes of stroke play to determine flights for (B) match play.

 

(B) Single elimination match play. The 16 low qualifiers  comprise the Championship. All other flights shall consist of 16 or 8 players. Should the returning Champion not claim the #1 seed, then a tie for medalist will be broken immediately by a sudden death play-off. A tie for the last place in the Championship flight shall be determined immediately by a sudden-death playoff. All other ties are broken by comparison of the scorecard determining the winner. If there is an insufficient number of players to fill a flight, the flight may be played as a stroke play event and/or a combination of stroke and match play, at the discretion of the WOSGA.

Monday

          Qualifying Round – 18 Holes Stroke Play

 

          Championship Flight (32)

           Match Play: General Numerical Draw

Tuesday

          Round of 32          Consolation Bracket

Wednesday AM

         Round of 16.          Round of 16

Wednesday PM

         Quarterfinals.        Round of 8

Thursday AM

         Semifinals.              Semifinals

Thursday PM

         Finals.                       Finals

The WOSGA Mid-Am is a WAGR Ranked event

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