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2017 Wednesday Games - Skins/Team Games

posted Jun 11, 2017, 4:10 PM by TDmens Golf
The Tahoe Donner Men’s Club Executive Board has discussed how to run the Wednesday club games, aiming to encourage participation, make the events friendly, competitive, and social.  The Board has decided to use the following format and schedule for the first six weeks of the season.  The schedule for the rest of the summer may be changed after that time based on feedback.

Date and Time: every Wednesday - tee times starting at noon, alternating two formats of play:

1) Skins/KP:     June 21, July 5, July 19 (signups close Wed. 10am)
2) Team Game w/Skins & KPs:     June 28, July 12, July 26 (signups close Tues. 3pm)

Format:
    1) Skins/KP:     $10 buy-in for skins & low gross
        $10 buy-in for 4KPs & low net
             -    buy-ins are optional
             -    sign-ups close at 10am the day of play
             -    full handicaps allowed for skins & low net
             -    handicaps adjusted for Silver or Combo tees
             -    players can request to play together at sign-up or by calling Pro Shop

    2) Team Game    $10 buy-in for team game
       w/Skins&KPs:    $10 buy-in for skins & KPs
             -    buy-in required for team game; optional for skins/KPs
             -    sign-ups close at 3pm the Tuesday before. After 3pm call the pro shop to see if slots are available.
             -    team game will vary across weeks
             -    full handicaps allowed for team game & skins
             -    handicaps adjusted for Silver or Combo tees
             -    pro shop will form team foursome to make them equitable, with blind draws as necessary

Notes:
- If a player must cancel it is important that they let the pro shop know as soon as possible so that adjustments in   teams can be made before the first team goes out at noon.
-Late additions accommodated as is feasible.
-Latest starting tee time will depend on number of participants each week.
-Coordinator for days involving Team Games will be in last foursome to make sure all buy-ins can be collected prior to last group teeing off.
-Players need to indicate which tees they will play from when signing up.
-Full handicaps will be allowed for both skins and team games.
-Unless otherwise noted, the max score on every hole is net double bogey to facilitate time of play. Golfers are expected to keep a reasonable pace of play (<4-1/2 hours).
-If individual skins are not possible in team games (scramble, shamble), team skins will be awarded.
-Any money won by players who have to leave early will be held in an envelope in the Pro Shop, and winners will be notified by email.
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