Dress Code

 

Golf skirts, skorts and shorts, all not more than 4 inches above the knee, slacks, capris, shirts with sleeves and/or sleeveless shirts with collars ARE acceptable. 

 

Short shorts, tank tops, tennis-length shorts and jeans are NOT acceptable at any WGAWNY event. 

 

Players who do not comply will be given the opportunity to change, wear rain pants or buy appropriate attire from the host pro shop. 

 

Failure to honor this policy will result in disqualification from the event. 

 

All WGAWNY members dining inside the host clubhouse following play must remove all visors, caps and hats.

Women's Golf Association of Western NY

Since 1922

WGAWNY General Information and Rules

 

 

· To further the advancement of the game of golf

 

· To recognize and develop skilled amateur women golfers

 

· To promote good sportsmanship and friendly competition

 

· To foster the traditions of the game of golf

 

WGAWNY OBJECTIVES

RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

USGA rules govern all play.  Local rules will be established before play by the individual golf course.

 

A USGA handicap index of shall not exceed 19.4 to join. Maximum handicap is 21.4 once a member has joined. Members must have posted a minimum of ten (10), 18-hole round scores by the close of each WGAWNY golfing season, to be eligible to renew their membership. (New 2011)

 

The maximum number of members from each district is 100.

 

Dues of $40 per year must be received by the due date on the dues notice in order to maintain membership.

 

In the case of a medical problem or accident, a one-year grace period will be allowed to re-establish a handicap within WGAWNY’s limits.  This applies to non-probationary members only.  Payment of dues must continue through the grace period.

 

The maximum number of handicap strokes allowed in any tournament is 18.

 

A two-stroke penalty will be imposed for being late to the tee and for delay of play.

 

 Prize certificates will not be honored after October 31st
 each year.

 Prize certificates for each tournament must be redeemed at
 the Pro Shop of the club that hosted the tournament.
 (New 2011)

 

Candidates for admission must be golfing members of a WGAWNY club.  The following order is used for membership admission:

 

~ Handicap index of 9.4 or below is automatically admitted

~ Lowest handicap

~ Member of a new club in WGAWNY

~ Clubs with fewer than three members

~ Longest time on the waiting list

 

It is the responsibility of each club’s Representative to attend the spring and fall meetings. 

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ChampionshipCourse Ratings | Four Gal | One Day Medal

 

©WGAWNY/2017

Handicaps by Event:

 

Championship:
Gross only
Senior Flight Day 1
Regular Flight Medal on Day 1

Champion can come from any flight/division. Low 16 and players within ten shots of the lead play on Day 2 if signed up on entry for both days.

 

One Day Medal:
Gross only

 

Two Gal:

Net champions with gross prizes.
Handicap
90% adjustment after slope and no player gets more than 14 shots.

 

Four Gal:

Net champions with gross prizes.
Handicap 80% after slope adjustment with a max. of 18 pre-adjustment, which means no player gets more than 14 shots.

Index Conversion Chart

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