LOCAL RULE (Decision 14-3/0.5) PERMITTING USE OF DISTANCE-MEASURING DEVICE
A player or caddie may use a USGA approved legal Distance-Measuring Device in Team Matches and Tournaments unless a local rule at a Member Club prohibits the use of such a device.
- Penalty for using an illegal device: DISQUALIFICATION
- Penalty for using such a device where or when prohibited: DISQUALIFICATION (Rule 14-3)
NOTE: The WGAP Executive Committee reserves the right to prohibit the use of a Distance-Measuring Device at any time.
- This is your first WARNING ...
ALL ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION DEVICES MUST BE TURNED OFF.
The WGAP Executive Committee considers the use of such devices by a player a Serious Breach of Etiquette. (Decision 33-7/8) in ALL Team Matches and Tournaments.
- first offense loss of hole or two stroke penalty
- second offense in same event DISQUALIFICATION
Online entries will be available the day entries open. PLEASE BE SURE TO ENTER AND COMPLETE ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION.
ONLY CLUBS AND BALLS CONFORMING TO USGA SPECIFICATIONS MAY BE USED IN WGAP EVENTS AND WHEN POSTING ANY SCORES.
You are responsible for posting, in chronological order A SCORE FOR EVERY ROUND PLAYED ON A COURSE RATED COURSE - when that course is played from regular tees to regular greens. This includes 18-hole rounds, combining the scores of two nine-hole rounds and playing 13 or more holes. Scores in both match play and stroke play, including those made in multi-ball competition, shall be used. WGAP Team Matches and tournament scores should be posted as "T" scores.
The procedure for reporting a Hole-in-One is explained on page 23 of the online Red Book. A COPY OF THE DATED AND ATTESTED SCORE CARD MUST BE SENT TO THE GOLF OFFICE WITHIN 60 DAYS.
The number and type of prizes awarded to tournament winners is at the sole discretion of the WGAP Executive Committee. Any prize not claimed at the event must be picked up from the golf office within four weeks of the event. Please call the office to arrange pick up. Gift certificates will be mailed to your home.
Good taste should be observed when dressing for the golf course. This applies to Team Matches, Tournaments and Open Days. This also applies to Junior golfers. When they participate in a women's event, they should dress appropriately.
* SKORTS & SHORTS MUST BE BERMUDA LENGTH ~ NO MORE THAN 3" ABOVE THE KNEE *
TANK TOPS, TENNIS-LENGTH SKIRTS, TIGHT FITTING APPAREL AND DENIM ARE NOT APPROPRIATE.
Anyone failing to comply with these requirements will be told at the tournament and, if a second offense occurs, will not be permitted to participate in Association events.
In match play events (the Women's Championship, the Junior Championship and the Boyle Cup), ONLY THOSE PLAYERS WHO EXPECT TO PLAY THROUGH MATCH PLAY SHOULD ENTER.
PLAYERS WITHDRAWING FROM MATCH PLAY MAY HAVE FUTURE ENTRIES REJECTED.
If you enter an event, unless an emergency arises, you should play in it. Not to call or not to show is considered a breach of golf etiquette.
PLAYERS ARE URGED TO STAY FOR LUNCH AT THE HOST CLUB.
Please make every attempt to stay for lunch or to have lunch before play. Host Clubs have prepared for you and it's important to support both their dining facilities and their pro shops.
All members when playing in Team Matches, Tournaments, Open Days or Invitation Events - should be reminded to TIP THE LOCKER ROOM ATTENDANT FOR ANY SERVICE RENDERED..