2022 WVGA Amateur Tour
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Entry Fee: Includes golf, cart and gift certificate prizes.
Eligibility: Contestants may be a male or female golfer who is an active member of the WVGA with a USGA Handicap Index.
Format: 18-hole individual stroke play competitions. There will be three (3) Flights for each event – Championship (Gross), Men’s (Gross & Net), and Women’s (Gross & Net).
*Course Handicaps will be used for the Net portion of the Men’s and Women’s Flights.
Flights/Yardages: Championship Flight – This will be strictly a gross competition flight and will play from approximately 6,800 yards. Men’s Flight – This will be a gross and net competition flight and will feature two (2) sets of tees; a Men’s Amateur Tee (6,400 yards) and a Men’s Senior Tee (6,100 yards). Women’s Flight – This will be a gross and net competition flight and will play from approximately 4,800 yards.
Points: WVGA Amateur Tour Player of the Year points will be awarded to the top 10 finishers in both gross and net divisions in each flight. State Player of the Year points will be awarded to the top three (3) gross finishers in both the Championship Flight and the Women’s Flight.
*Should a senior or junior golfer place in the top three (3) in the championship or women’s flight additional Senior Player of the Year and Junior Player of the Year points will be awarded in a 30-20-10 structure.
Pairing Request / Pairings: The WVGA accepts one (1) pair request at each of our WVGA Amateur Tour events. Players may call or email the WVGA Director of Operations, Chance Hindbaugh at firstname.lastname@example.org to make a request. Pairings will be made and released at least one day prior to each event and will be included in your Player Information email.
Players Meeting / Announcements: A WVGA staff member will hold a player’s meeting 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the shotgun round. It is imperative that all players be at their golf carts at this time so that the WVGA staff can go over the Notice to Players for that particular day as well as any announcements from the host facility. Once concluded, players will be instructed to their starting holes.
Registration: All contestants must register and pay in advance for each tournament. Entries may be paid for via online registration or by calling the WVGA office at 304-391-5000 and paying over the phone . Registration into each event must be filed prior to the entry deadline. No “day of” payments will be accepted at any time. Please contact the WVGA if you have questions.
Entry Deadline: The entry deadline for each WVGA Amateur Tour event will be two days prior to each tournament date at 8:00am. No entries will be accepted after this time.
Withdrawal Policy: Refunds will be issued to those who properly withdraw before the entry deadline. A $10 processing fee will be assessed. Withdrawals made after the entry deadline will not be issued a refund, with the exception of a medical emergency or the like.
Transfer of Entry: For West Virginia Golf Association One-Day events only, players may transfer their entry fees to another one-day event site. To successfully transfer the entry fee, players must submit a written request to Chance Hindbaugh (email@example.com), prior to the entry deadline from the specific event from which you are transferring.
Score Posting: At the conclusion of each event each player’s score will automatically be posted to the GHIN Handicap System. Please do not enter your own scores from the competitive round, as this will result in a double post.
Year-End Awards / Recognition: All Player of the Year awards will be presented to the players at the season ending WVGA Amateur Tour event.
Exemptions: The 2022 WVGA Amateur Tour (Championship Flight) Player of the Year will earn exemptions into the 2023 WV Amateur Championship and 2023 WV Open Championship.
Contact: For any questions or concerns regarding the 2022 WVGA Amateur Tour please contact Chance Hindbaugh (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone at 304-391-5000.
2021 WVGA Amateur Tour Player of the Year Points: