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5 Man Scramble


April 1, 2023 


Entry Fee: $13.25

Entry Opens: Feb. 25

Entry Closes: March 26

Tournament Committee: Patrick DiNapoli (Chairman), Monty Montgomery, James Eisenhauer

The Rules of Golf as issued by the USGA govern play, along with Local Rules as applicable in the Club’s “Hard Card”. See below for additional Conditions of Competition. Violations are addressed by the Tournament Committee in cooperation with the Rules Committee.


This is a one-day, 18-hole Team Gross Stroke Play Tournament. Each team competes for the best single Gross score for the 18 holes. Teams consist of 5 players, an “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, and “E”. The Tournament Committee uses Golf Genius to determine teams. Each team must have at least FOUR players prior to the first tee; teams with less than four do not qualify for the tournament and are refunded their entry fees. (Special instructions for teams with four players are on the back.)

1) Players A, B and C play from the Blue Tees. Players D and E play from the White Tees. All members of the

team play the second shot and thereon until a ball is holed. Each player’s tee shot must be used at least once on the Front 9 and at least once on the Back 9.

2) With the approval of the other team members, the A player selects the best shot on each hole. (Note: All balls are lift, clean and place.)

3) Except for on the green and in all hazards, the team is allowed no more than one club length, no closer to the hole, to play their next shot. The club length cannot substantially change the conditions of the lie of the original shot, i.e. cannot drop or place onto the green, get in or out of a bunker, get out of the native into the rough, or get out of the rough into the fairway. Team members are allowed to rake the sand after each shot in a bunker.

4) On the green, the team is allowed to place the ball no farther away than a standard golf pencil, no closer to the hole. Team members may stand on the line of the putt. (Rule 23.8 does not apply.)

5) If a tap-in putt is attempted by a team member and missed, before the other team members complete the prior shot, the new spot of the missed tap-in becomes the spot where the next shot is taken. (If any other team member holes the prior shot, the missed tap-in is ignored. Example: on the fourth green, the E player attempts a putt, the team’s second stroke, and misses; he then intends to tap-in the ball, but misses. If A, B, C, or D hole their attempt, the team’s score is 2. If no player makes that putt, the team is playing their fourth stroke from the spot where the missed tap-in lies.)

6) At the end of each hole, the A player is responsible for recording the Gross score and the tee shot used, and signing the scorecard at the end of the round. There is only one Gross score per hole. (No handicaps are applied.) To speed up play, once a ball is holed, pick up and proceed to the next hole.


In the case of a tie for first place, Co-Champions shall be declared, and the place money is evenly split. All other ties are co-winners and the place money is evenly split.


When you sign up online, a voluntary $5.00 is collected from each team member wishing to enter a Gross Over the Field Skins Game. In the event of “No Skins Out”, the competition reverts to the Best Skin Format. Any member of a team that does not enter is excluded in any payout.


Club Pace of Play and Lightning Policies are in Effect!

Competition Sheet pdf file

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