Competitions

Four-Ball Tournament - Player Information

Valdosta Country Club & Kinderlou Forest Golf Club, Valdosta
March 27-29, 2015 


CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION - The following conditions shall be in effect for this competition:

  • GSGA competitions are "spikeless" events. Therefore, metal and traditionally-designed spikes are prohibited. Penalty for breach of this condition is disqualification.
  • Players are responsible for posting their scores to the handicap system upon conclusion of this competition. Scores must be posted as tournament scores. Course slope and rating information is typically posted at the scoreboard during the competition. You may also contact GSGA for this information. Your scores are subject to review by your peers and your club's handicap committee.

COMPETITION

Georgia Four-Ball Tournament

ELIGIBILITY

Open to two-man teams of male amateur golfers who have a minimum combined team handicap index of 4.0 and a maximum handicap differential of six strokes.

FIELD

96 teams - 82 teams determined by lottery, three spots reserved for each host club and one spot reserved for each of the previous year's flight winners (provided they are playing with the same partners).

FORMAT

54 holes of flighted four-ball stroke play

COURSE ASSIGNMENTS

Championship thru Third flights will compete at Valdosta Country Club and the Fourth thru Seventh flights will compete at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club.

PRACTICE ROUNDS

One practice round per player. Practice rounds will be available on the designated times below two weeks prior to the competition. Please call Valdosta Country Club or Kinderlou Forest Golf Club to reserve your practice round starting time. Practice round cart and range fee is $25 plus tax. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

  • Valdosta Country Club - Tuesday-Thursday, anytime; Friday-Sunday, before 11:00 a.m. or after 2:00 p.m.
  • Kinderlou Forest Golf Club - Tuesday-Thursday, anytime; Friday-Sunday, after 1:00 p.m.
YARDAGES
& TEES

Yardages will be posted online at the host club. Yardages are approximate and may be adjusted due to inclement weather or other factors that may affect the playing conditions during the competition.

GOLF SHOP & DRIVING RANGE

The golf shop and driving range will open at 7:00 a.m. each day of competition.

STARTING TIMES

Starting times for tournament play will be assigned by the GSGA and posted at the clubs the day before the competition starts. You may visit www.gsga.org for complete pairing information and starting times beginning March 20.

REGISTRATION

Registration will not be held on site. Player/Team withdrawals must be called in or emailed to the GSGA office so that an alternate team may be contacted.

CARTS

Practice round cart and range fee is $25 plus tax. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. Tournament round cart and range fees are included in the entry fee.

RULES OF PLAY/PACE OF PLAY/CART POLICY

The GSGA Rules of Play, Pace of Play and Cart Policies shall be in effect. Click here to view policies.

PLAYER HOSPITALITY

The GSGA cordially invites all players to a luncheon in their honor at their assigned course on Friday, March 27 at their home course.

FOOD SERVICE

Food service will be available at both clubs.

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to the low three teams in each flight.

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

The following accommodations are conveniently located to the golf course(s). Please use the contact information below to make your arrangements.

  • Hilton Garden Inn (closest to Valdosta CC) - 1702 Gornto Drive, Valdosta, Ga. 31601; (229) 219-1011; rate: $114/night includes two breakfast vouchers; reserve by March 12 to receive this group rate; use group code GSG when making reservations or click here for reservations
  • Hampton Inn & Suites (closest to Kinderlou Forest) - 2 Meeting Place Drive, Valdosta, Ga. 31601; (229) 241-1234; rate: $99/night includes breakfast; reserve by March 12 to receive this group rate; use group code GSGA when making reservations
  • Kinderlou Inn (closest to Kinderlou Forest) - 2101 West Hill Avenue, Valdosta, Ga. 31601; (229) 242-1212; rate: $62/night; use group code "GA State Four-Ball Tournament" when making reservations

 

REFUNDS
& WITHDRAWS

 

A $30 service charge will be retained by the GSGA on all refunds granted prior to the close of entries. Entry fees will not be refunded after entries close unless there is a waiting list and your spot can be filled. Withdraws after the close of entries must be made by calling the GSGA Rules and Competitions Department at (770) 955-4272 or via email.

THANK YOU TO CLUBS

If players wish to send thanks to the host clubs upon conclusion of the tournament, click on the following link for contact information: 
Valdosta Country Club (Championship Flight - Third Flight)
Kinderlou Forest Golf Club (Fourth Flight-Seventh Flight)