LWMGA Match Play
Main goal here is to
provide an opportunity to LWMGA members to experience another format
For this format to
work however the participants are going to be required to commit to be
proactive in setting up matches and contacting their opponents, getting
official cards and communicating their scores to designated Organizing
will begin Jun 1 and will conclude 8 wks later (weather could affect
timing). If everything works then the
final results of the tournament will be early August.
on number of entrants, Flights with respect to handicap of players will
up with 16 players per flight (see example bracket below)
Limit first year.
- Organizing committee will arrange
and design flights
- since this is a test year a
nominal fee ($5) was requested so no funds from LWMGA will be required.
- Everyone is guaranteed two matches
with first round losers going into a Consolation
bracket where they have the opportunity to continue play.
Once you lose in the Consolation bracket you
are done. Players never return to the
Match Play Bracket from Consolation Bracket.
Players must have
in a flight will be
ranked from 1-16 by handicap and 80% of that handicap will be used in
will be the home course where all scorecards etc will be posted or
for pickup by players prior to their matches.
player will have ~2 wks to complete their assigned matches. Handicaps will be adjusted each 2 wk period
to reflect current handicap status.
Extenuating circumstances may affect some matches and both
said match need to contact Organizing Committee for a resolution
be determined, Joy Kovar, Sherril Kilpatrick, and Chris Lange).
a player is unable to get a match played in the designated time period
that player will be defaulted. (Again,
if the players of the said match approach the Organizing Committee in a
reasonable amount of time to work out a possible solution, a default
will be assigned for each two-week period of matches and will include
city courses: Holmes, Highlands, Mahoney, and
Pioneers. Matches must be played on
Scorecards will be prepared by the Organizing Committee and deposited
Home course (Holmes).
will then pick up their cards and contact their opponent to schedule
match. This is the player’s responsibility.
the time of the match is
determined the players will then play the match under Match Play rules
LWMGA website for these rules). The
winner of the match will then call Organizing Committee with the
so the next round of matches can be prepared.
All official scorecards will be provided to the Organizing
a drop box at the Home Course. There
will be one official scorecard but it is recommended that the other
should keep both scores on another card and save it in case the
is lost. One member of the match shall
mail the official card to designated member ASAP.
play but all players much agree. Also
players must declare to all that it is a match play event for them and
ADVICE can be given by anyone in the group.
Only members of the match can give putts to their competition.
Example of Flighting: