This notice serves as confirmation for WPGA Semple Brothers Foursomes Championship on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Sewickley Heights Golf Club in Sewickley.
The competition is 36 holes and the field is 14 teams. There will be two flights for the competition (Semple - 9 Teams, Senior Semple - 5 Teams). Starting tee will be hole #1.
Format - 36 Holes of Foursomes Stroke Play
Tee Markers - All play is from the BLUE tee markers
Pace of Play - Three hours and thirty minutes (3:30)
Play is governed by the USGA Rules of Golf. Players are encouraged to read Rule 29, Threesomes & Foursomes, USGA Rules of Golf. In the case a provisional ball needs to be played for a ball that may be lost or out of bounds, the partner plays such a ball, not the player who made the original stroke. Partners must switch the order in which they play from the Teeing Ground for the second round to ensure each player has played a shot from all eighteen Teeing Grounds. In the event of a tie, a hole by hole sudden death playoff will take place on holes to be determined by the Committee.
Practice - Please contact the Golf Shop at 412-741-7620 for information regarding a potential practice round. The PGA Professional is David Malatak.
Transportation/Caddies - Golf carts are permitted and are included in the entry fee. Sewickley does have caddies, if you wish to employ a club caddie you must pre-arrange one with the golf shop.
Evacuation Plan - In the event of a suspension of play for a dangerous situation, all players should return immediately to the Clubhouse.
Footwear - METAL CLEATS ARE PROHIBITED. THE PENALTY IS DISQUALIFICATION.
Food - The WPGA provides a continental breakfast, lunch and heavy hors d'oeuvres following play for the players. All other food and beverage charges are the responsibility of the player. A cash bar will be available at dinner.
Lodging - Teams that need lodging will find several hotels in the Cranberry or Moon area in various price ranges.
Please let us know as soon as possible if you must withdraw by emailing Matt Rusinko. The entry fee includes cart, practice fee, continental breakfast, lunch, heavy hors d'oeuvres at the end of play, trophies to the winner and merchandise prizes to the top three (3) scores in flight-A and top two (2) scores in flight-B and ties for the Championship.
Directions to the club can be found on the Sewickley Heights Golf Club website.