Lincoln Hills Lincsters

Club Championship Tournament Procedures

Effective:  Jan 1, 2017

Player Qualification:

1. LH Lincsters must have played eight regular play day rounds in the current calendar year before July 31st.

2. Those LH Lincsters also belonging to LH 18 Holers must declare the LH Lincsters to be their primary club at the time of membership application.  Any declaration changes must be submitted in writing to the Membership Chair at the time of annual membership renewal. (One time extension to January 31st for 2017 membership)


Playing the Tournament:

1. The tournament is limited to 60 players unless additional funds can be contributed by the LH Lincsters Club. 

2. The tournament is held on two consecutive Wednesdays in August.  The first week is excluded to guarantee that the handicaps for August are applied.  

3. Any player with a scorecard discrepancy results in disqualification. 


Club Championship Winners:

A Champion may only win in one category.   Gross takes precedence over Net and Over-the-Field takes precedence over Flights

                   Over-the-Field                                                                       Flights

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Club Champion         Lowest two-day gross              Flight Champion           Within each flight

                                                                                                                             Lowest two-day Gross

Net Club Champion    Lowest two-day net                 Net Flight Champion     Within each flight

                                                                                                                              Lowest two-day Net

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1 Should there be a tied score; the winner is determined by a “card-off”.   

2 “Card-Off” technique used to break ties using the score card from the second day is as follows: The player with the lowest score on the hardest rated (1) handicap hole wins. If the players are still tied, then the scores are compared on the 2nd, 3rd, etc. hardest rated handicap hole and continues until there is no tie. 


Tournament Payouts and Expenses:

1. Payouts and expenses are the sum of:

a. Tournament Entry fees.

b. Pro Shop Sweeps ($3.00 x2) which MUST be spent in the Pro Shop for Raffle and/or Tee Prizes.  

c. LH Lincsters Club contribution of $10.00 per tournament player, not to exceed $500.00

2. Payouts must be equal to or greater than $8.00 times the number of tournament players.

3. Payouts are paid to the players in CASH not Pro Shop Gift Cards.

a. Club Champion = 15%,  Net Club Champion = 13%

b. Flight Champions = 10% each, Net Flight Champions = 8% each.

4. The Over-the-Field Gross Club Champion is given a trophy and her name is added to the plaque that is displayed in the Pro Shop. Funds for trophy and plate engraving are included in the Club’s awards budget.


 Miscellaneous:

a. Pairings are by course handicaps within flight for each day, except for some players with tournament responsibilities.

b. Pars, Birds and Chip-ins are eligible for Awards, but no Putt Pool or Closest to the Pin on either day.

c. Each player must post their own GHIN ESC score as a “Home” round. 

d. If situations arise beyond the Lincsters control the Club Captain and Tournament Chair may, for current year only, modify this procedure as necessary.  


****   Bold and underscore indicate changes in procedures

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