Golf Association Match Play (Season Long)

Individual Play
 
Date                            Matches may Begin on Monday April 15th
                                    Round Deadlines are TBD and based on number of participants
Times
  • Players are responsible to set the date and time of each match.  If a match has not been played within the allotted time, a coin toss will determine the match winner.
Entry Fee                    $25 per player / per division
Format
  • Match Play.  Handicaps will be played off of the lower ball in the match where applicable.  So the higher handicapped player will receive the full difference in course handicap between the two players; the lower-handicapped player will play from scratch.
  • Example:  If Player A is a 10 handicap and Player B is a 6 handicap, 10-6=4.  So Player A's Handicap for the match will be 4.  Therefore Player A will receive a stroke on the 4 hardest holes for the 18 hole match.
  • You may play in more than one Division
Brackets & Seeding
  • There will be a Scratch Division, Main Handicap Division, and Senior Handicap Division (60+)
  • Tees for Divisions:  Scratch – Same Tees for all players, Main – 3 sets of tees (men, senior, women play their respective tees), Senior – 2 sets of tees (senior and women).  Exact tees will be specified when the match play bracket is available.
  • Default courses will be established.  If the players cannot agree on another course to play, then they must play the default course and tees stated for that round.
Registration Deadline New Era Cup Points
First Place:                              +100 points
Second Place:                          +75 points
Semi-Finalists:                         +50 points
Participation:                         200 points


If a player needs contact information, please ask Ryan@NewEraGolf.com.


Players must report the winner of the match at the completion of the round to Ryan@NewEraGolf.com.  

 
Default Handicapping:  The default handicapping method is to have handicaps played off of the lower ball in the match (as stated above).  However if both players agree to use the handicapping method to where both players get all their strokes, or any other method, that is fine.  But both players must agree prior to the match starting.

Default Handicaps For A Player To Use:  The default handicaps for a player to use is their GHIN Index.  This gets updated on the 1st & 15th of each month during the active season.  A players index changes every 2 weeks.  The trend is a general idea of what the handicap will be changing to come time for either the 1st or 15th of the month.  As long as both players agree on the Index or Trend to use, that is fine.  But if both players do not agree, then you use the current GHIN Index for the player.  Each Round will have 1 - 2 revisions.  Depending on when the match is held, that is when you look at the players GHIN Index.
 
Default Course:  There is a default course set up for each round of golf.  If players agree to play their match at a different course, that is fine.  But if the players can not agree on another course, then they must play the match at the Default Course.
 
Default Number of Holes:  A match is to be played in an 18 hole match.  But if players agree to play a 9 hole match, or another set of holes for their match, that is fine.  Just as long as both players agree on the number of holes.



 




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