The GKGA Fall Medal tournament.

TOURNAMENT DESCRIPTION:

This is a TWO DAY individual 36 hole scratch medal event. There is a Senior Division (50 years of age and older) and Open Division. The Open Division will play the back tees and the Senior Division will play one tee box  up.

  • Tournament Directors : Doug Swartz, Ben Liggett
  • Course : The Moors, Portage, MI
  • Date : September 25th & 26th, 2021
  • Time : Tee Time TBD
  • Format : 36 Hole Scratch Medal Play
  • Pricing : $90/player, carts optional
  • 4 Closest to the Pins per flight sponsored by our sponsors!
  • There will be payouts for the low super senior ($60) and runner-up super senior ($40) (age 65 and up).
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Optional:

  • $20.00 per competitor for the skins game. This covers both days and you must get in both days to be in the skins game.

Warning

Slow play will NOT be tolerated. Teams falling behind on holes will be penalized or disqualified for the following day.

By participating in a GKGA tournament you agree to abide by Tournament Rules (see "What To Expect" below) and release the GKGA from any liability in case of injury or illness as a result of participation.

Tournament Registration OPENS roughly 4 weeks before event date and CLOSES AUTOMATICALLY at 6pm on the Wednesday before the tournament.

Entries to this event are available about 4 weeks before the Event date. (ie: if event is July 4, then form is open June 4 at midnight) Please feel free to sign up to our infrequent/spam free mailing list on the right or bottom to be informed when the event is open for signup!

What To Expect when you Participate

  • Registration Process
  • Prizes
  • Tournament Rules
  • Health & Safety
  • Refund Policy

We try to make it as easy as possible to be a part of our events. 

We collect your names, handicap (for grouping purposes), age group (for divisions qualification), email address (to send Tee Times and Notifications), Mobile Number (should there be an issue with your email or to quickly notify you in the event of an emergency), address (to snail mail out prizes), and other minor information.

How to Register:

  • Complete the Tournament Form by Due Date (6pm Wednesday before each Tournament)
  • Upon Submission you will be sent to Paypal.com for payment.The GKGA does not have a way to see your credit card information.
    • Paypal accepts
      • Credit / Debit Card
      • Linked Bank Account
      • Paypal Balance
    • The creation of a PayPal account is unnecessary but useful.
  • You will receive an email from PayPal on successful payment.
  • You will receive an email from GKGA confirming the successful entry
  • You MUST receive two emails (one from PayPal and one from the GKGA) to confirm a successful entry

Questions? Please Email GKGA

Prize Money

  • Is calculated from a formula based on the number of players in each division of the Tournament
  • All entry costs are paid out to winners as Gift Cards for the Golf Course that hosts the Tournament. 

Skins

  • There optional cash-only Skins events.
  • They are divided into the Open and Senior Divisions
  • It is paid out in cash at on Sunday for Saturdays match, or at the end of Sunday.
  • In the past, due to Covid, we were able to Paypal your Skins winnings should you have a registered Paypal account.
  • We do not use other means of payment mechanisms such as Venmo, ApplePay, or GooglePay.

Tournament Rules are emailed out to the competitors before the event. 

The GKGA abides by current USGA rules.

Some tournaments may have Local Rules so be sure to read the Tournament Rules before the even and email TournamentDirector@gkga.net if you have questions

Special considerations may be listed in the Tournament Rules based on Michigan Health Department regulations.

**By participating in a GKGA tournament you agree to release the GKGA from any liability in case of injury or illness as a result of participation.**

The Health and Safety of our Competitors are important to us. 

Each Tournament Rules and Setup will be based on the current Michigan Executive Order at time of competition:

  • There may be different pairing and tee-time alternatives ie Two-somes vs Three-somes, off both nines, etc
  • Cups may be inverted, half-filled with foam or use a device to assist in no touch of flagstick to retrieve the golf ball.
  • Expect some delays due to various physical distancing considerations

Accurate player count is critical as we commit the player counts to the course at the tournament deadline.

Refunds are only given for the specific circumstances

  • During the Registration period of that Tournament (up to Wed 6pm before the tournament)
  • If you show signs of the Flu, Body Aches, or Coughing before the Tournament, please email info@gkga.net ASAP
  • A Medical condition forces you to withdraw.