Competitions

Four-Ball Tournament - Player Information

Stonebridge Golf & Country Club, Albany
Doublegate Country Club, Albany
March 28-30 


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

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 Stonebridge G&CC and the Fourth thru Seventh flights will compete at Doublegate CC.

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 Doublegate Country Club or Stonebridge Golf & Country 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.

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 21.

REGISTRATION

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

CARTS

Practice carts and range fees are $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 28 at their home course.

FOOD SERVICE

Food service will be provided.

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.

  • Hampton Inn & Suites - 2628 Dawson Road, Albany, GA 31707; call (229) 405-2000 to make your reservations and be sure to mention the group code GSG. Rate: $99/night
  • Wyngate by Wyndham - 2735 Dawson Road, Albany, GA 31707; call (229) 883-9800 to make your reservations and be sure to mention the group code GSGA14. Rate: $88/night

 

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: 
Doublegate Country Club and Stonebridge Golf & Country Club.