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2018 WV Senior Four-Ball Championship

Date: September 11-12, 2018
Host Club: Canaan Valley Resort
Address: 230 Main Lodge Rd. Davis, WV 26260
Phone: (304) 866-4122
Entries Open: March 1 @ 12:00PM
Entries Close: September 5 @ 11:59PM
Entry Fee: $275 per team
Entry Form: CLICK HERE



Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers with an active GHIN Handicap index through a WVGA Member Club, and who are 50 years of age or older by the first round of Championship. Both team members must meet these requirements.  Please Reference WVGA Policies and Procedures for further details.

Format: The championship will be a 36-hole Four-Ball Stoke Play.

Field Size: The maximum field size is 50 teams. (100 Players)

Practice Round: Practice rounds are available on September 10th at a discounted rate of $35 + tax payable directly to Canaan Valley Resort.

Championship Divisions: Championshipapp. 6,500 yards, Senior – players will play from tees determined by their age.

Player Registration: Player Registration will take place from 7:30AM – 8:45AM. Play will begin at 9:00AM both days with a shotgun start.

Player Food & Beverage: There will be a Player Cookout following Round 1.

Cart Fees: All cart and green fees are included in the tournament entry fee.

Spectator Carts: Spectator carts will not be permitted during this championship with the exception of a spectator who can provide an issued and active Handicap Permit. Final decision will be made by the WVGA Senior Director of Rules & Competitions and also the availability of carts at the host facility.

Caddies: Caddies are permitted during the championship. Players are responsible for supplying their own caddie. Caddies may ride in golf carts if it adheres to the WVGA cart policy and their is an available seat. * WVGA Cart Policy – there will be a maximum of 2 carts per group and 2 individuals per cart. *

Pairings: Pairings for the opening round will be released and updated on the WVGA website by 5:00PM on Friday, September 7th. Pairings will also be included in the Player Information that will be emailed to each player by September 7th.

Awards / Gift Certificates: The champion and runner-up teams in all divisions will both receive trophies. Top finishers will also receive gift certificates.

POY Points: Senior State Player of the Year points will  be awarded to the top 10 teams. Points will be awarded immediately following the completion of the championship.

Electronic Measuring Devices: Electronic devices that measure distance only are permitted for this championship.

USGA Groove Condition of Competition (Not in Effect): The USGA groove rules effective January 1, 2010 are NOT in effect for this competition.

Withdrawal Policy: In the event of a tournament withdraw; the player must notify the West Virginia Golf Association Office at 304-391-5000 no later than one week prior to the tournament. If withdraw is made prior to tournament deadline, the player may receive a refund regardless of reason less a $20 administrative fee. For a withdraw made after the entry deadline, the player may receive a refund only if player has experienced a sudden illness or injury, and only if the West Virginia Golf Association is notified prior to the first round of the tournament. All refund request must be submitted in writing to the Senior Director of Rules & Competitions, Carter Page.

Host Hotel: The hotel at Canaan Valley Resort is extending a discounted rate of $89/night to all of our Senior Four-Ball Players. Please let them know you are competing in the WV Senior Four-Ball at the time of reservation to receive the discount.

West Virginia Senior Four-Ball Championship Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Player Registration – 7:30 – 8:45AM
Shotgun Start – 9:00AM

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Player Registration – 7:30 – 8:45AM
Shotgun Start – 9:00AM