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44th West Virginia Women’s Senior Amateur Championship 

Date: June 19-20, 2018
Host Club: Bel Meadow Golf Club
Address: Route 1 Box 458, Mt. Clare, WV, 26408
Phone: (304) 623-3701
Entries Open: March 1 @ 12:00PM
Entries Close: June 13 @ 11:59PM
Entry Fee: $165
Entry Form: CLICK HERE

Championship Starting Times/Results

 Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers who are 50 years of age or older by the first round of the championship and are “Regular Members” of the WVGA as determined by the Executive Director and the Women’s Committee. Please Reference WVGA Policies and Procedures for further details.

Format: The championship will be 36-holes of stroke play competition with 18 holes per day. Players will be paired in groups of 4 with a shotgun start beginning at 9:00AM for both rounds.

Field Size: The maximum field size is 100 players

Practice Round: The designated practice round day will be Monday, June 18th. Players are instructed to contact the club directly (304-623-3701) to setup their practice rounds. Practice round fees are included in your entry fee.

Championship Yardage: Approximately 5,000 yards

Official Scorecard: Coming Soon

Player Registration: Player registration will be held on the morning of Tuesday, June 19th beginning at 7:30AM. Players are instructed to register no later than 8:30AM to receive their championship information. All players will need to be at the cart staging area by 8:45AM to receive announcements from the WVGA. Following announcements players will be instructed to make their way to their starting holes.

Player Cookout: The Player Cookout will take place at Bridgeport Country Club at 5:00PM EDT on Tuesday following the completion of Round 1.

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 Round 1 will be released and updated on the WVGA website by 5:00PM on Friday, June 15th. Pairings will also be included in the Player Information that will be emailed to each player by Friday, June 15th.

Awards / Gift Certificates: The champion and runner-up will be awarded trophies. Winners of each division will be awarded gift certificates.

POY Points: Women’s State Player of the Year points will  be awarded to the top finishers. Points will be awarded immediately following the conclusion 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.

Score Posting: At the conclusion of the championship each players score will be automatically posted as a “T” or tournament score to the GHIN handicap system. Please do not enter your own scores from the competitve rounds as this will result in a double post.

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: Hilton Garden Inn (Clarksburg, WV) – Rate of $101/night for players which includes breakfast. Reserve under “Golf Association WV”. To make reservations call 304-326-9200.

Directions: Coming South from Morgantown – Follow I-79 S to WV-20 in Southern. Take exit 115 from I-79 S. Follow WV-20 to Bel Meadow Dr.
Coming North from Charleston – Follow I-79 North to WV-20 S in Southern. Take exit 115 from I-79N and follow WV-20 to Bel Meadow Dr.

WV Women’s Senior Amateur Championship Schedule of Events:

Monday, June 18, 2018
Player Practice Round

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Shotgun start at 9:00am – Round One (Play will be from Red Tees)
Fewest Putts Contest
Player Banquet at Club – TBD

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Shotgun start at 9:00am – Round Two (Play will be from Red Tees)
Closest to the Hole Contest
Awards Luncheon: Following play of Round Two (included in entry fee)