2019 GWGA Four Ball Tournament

Four Ball Entry Information

 

47th Annual Four-Ball Low Net Tournament


April 29th & 30th, 2019

Practice Round April 28

Jekyll Island Golf Club, Ga  


Spencer Brookman, PGA Director of Golf

SITE: Jekyll Island Golf Club, Indian Mound & Pine Lakes (912) 635-2368  


Electronic / On-line Entry

It's really easy! You can use a credit card or a PayPal account (be sure to have your password)!

One team member registers for the team.

You will have to pay the full team fee when registering.

You will need your partner's information (GHIN, Club, and cell phone) - as well as your own, of course! 

Electronic Four Ball entry form

For those of you wanting to mail in your entry forms:

2019 Four Ball entry form - Final (pdf)

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2019 47th Annual Four Ball Tournament Information

General Information and Sunday Schedule of Events

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47th Annual Four-Ball Low Net Tournament

April 29th & 30th, 2019

Practice Round April 28

Jekyll Island Golf Club, Ga  

Spencer Brookman, PGA Director of Golf


SITE: Jekyll Island Golf Club, Indian Mound & Pine Lakes (912) 635-2368   


SUNDAY,   APRIL 28

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

REGISTRATION

Jekyll Island Golf Clubhouse

PRACTICE ROUND

$35 player’s cost

Call (912) 635-2368 for tee time

5:45 PM

Meet your Board, cash bar

6:00 PM

OPEN BOARD MEETING

All members are encouraged to attend,   followed by reception and cash bar



Format and Handicap

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2018 Four Ball Tournament Co-Winners

Patricia Smith & Joye Marshall


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FORMAT:  36 holes of Four-Ball stroke play (net-95% hdcp allowance).  Teams play as a field.  Field limited to 128 Teams.


HANDICAP:  April 1st handicap revision used in accordance with USGA recommendations and Slope Handicap System.  Handicap indexes above the allowed maximum index of 23.2 will be adjusted down to this maximum for play in the Four- Ball tournament. The Tournament Chair reserves the right to confirm and adjust any Handicap index.

Update on TEAM Eligibility

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2018 Four Ball Tournament Co-Winners

Barb Edstrom & Jayne Appling

 

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ELIGIBILITY: One player must be a resident of Georgia and be a member of GWGA. 


A Team consists of 2 GWGA members OR A

GWGA member may partner with a NON-resident participant for the Four-Ball Team.


A NON-resident participant must pay a NON-resident fee of $35 to participate and must have a valid GHIN number. 


Georgia player has until the close of entries, April 5, 2019, to join GWGA. 

Entries for the Tournament

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ENTRY:  Enter as a team. No single entries or walk-ins accepted.  On-Line Tournament Entry is recommended, or you may complete and mail the Entry Form linked below.  


The TOTAL TEAM FEE is $300 and must accompany the Entry Form.  This fee includes the Tournament fee, green fees, cart fees, tournament prizes, tee gift, bag storage and taxes for two days plus range balls for tournament days.  (A Non-Resident participant also pays a $35 Non-Resident fee.)


Practice Round at the course is available at player’s cost for $35.  

Call for tee times at 912-635-2368.


Timelines / Withdrawals

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Entries must be received by 6:00 PM, April 5, 2019.  Acceptance notices are to be emailed after close of entry to the team member with lowest handicap index. 


The Tournament roster will be available at www.gwga.org by April 24th. 


If your team withdraws BEFORE April 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM, $250 will be refunded.  


AFTER THAT TIME, NO TEAM FEES WILL BE REFUNDED UNLESS THERE IS A WAITING LIST.


CANCELLATION: Notify Jo Higgins at 720-570-6137 – gwga.golf1@gmail.com

Regulations and Registration

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REGULATIONS:  GWGA Tournament shall be in accordance with The USGA RULES OF GOLF and Policies and Procedures established by the Georgia Women’s Golf Association.


Competitors shall wear appropriate golf attire. Only non-metal spikes are permitted. Cell phones must be turned off on the course. 


The Board of Directors reserves the right to approve or reject entries and refund deposited monies at any time before and throughout the competition.


Distance measuring devices will be allowed to measure distance only.  The use of devices that measure other conditions that might affect a player’s play (e.g. wind or gradient) is not permitted.  NO CELL/PDA APPS MAY BE USED.


Competition Schedule of Events

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MONDAY,   APRIL 29

7:30 AM Clubhouse open for breakfast


9:00 AM 

FIRST ROUND OF PLAY, 

SHOTGUN



TUESDAY,   APRIL 30

 7:30 Clubhouse open for breakfast


9:00 AM  

SECOND ROUND OF PLAY, SHOTGUN


Trophies and Awards

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 AWARDS:  The GWGA Director’s Trophy will be awarded to the 1st Place NET winners. 1st Place NET winners and 1st Place GROSS winners will be awarded an engraved prize.  



All winners will be awarded gift certificates to be redeemed in the Golf Shop at the Jekyll Island Golf Club.  Approximately 1/3 of the field will receive awards. 



HOLE-IN-ONE TROPHY is awarded to the competitor(s) scoring a hole-in-one in the competition. 

Registration

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REGISTRATION:  Jekyll Island Golf Clubhouse, GWGA Registration Desk.  


Each Team must register by 1:00 PM, Sunday, April 28, 2019.  


Emergencies call GWGA Registration 

(912) 635-2368.  

An authorized individual may register for contestants, provided they supply all necessary information.  


Registration Desk Hours: Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Hotel Information

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Days Inn & Suites

Island side $129.95 – plus taxes & fees Oceanside $139.95   – plus tax & fees

No pets; 912-635-9800

Reservation cut-off date March 22, 2019

(refer to the GA Women’s Golf Association)


Holiday Inn Resort

Island Guestroom $149 – plus tax & fees

Ocean View $169 – plus tax & fees

Oversized Oceanfront $189 – plus tax & fees

912-635-2211; Cut-off date March 27, 2019

(refer to the GA Women’s Golf Association)

Hotel Information

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Westin Jekyll Island

Island View $199 per night – plus taxes & fees

Ocean View $219 per night – plus taxes & fees 

(refer to the GA Women’s Golf Association) Reservation cut-off   date March 27, 2019

912-319-2842 or 1-888-627-8316


Hampton Inn & Suites

Standard room $157 – plus tax & fees 

Suite $177 – plus tax & fees

(refer to the GA Women’s Golf Association) Reservation cut-off   date March 27, 2019

Check-out 11:00 AM; 912-635-3733

 


FAQs and Misc Information

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Are you interested in knowing?


Who has played in the most Four Ball Tourneys?


Who has won more than once?


Who has had a Hole-in-One?


How many times has it rained and caused delays or cancellations?


Do you have a funny story?


How many years has this been played at Jekyll?

2018 Four Ball Tournament

46TH ANNUAL FOUR BALL TOURNAMENT

2018 FourBall Scores-Final (pdf)

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2018 FourBall photos 2 (pdf)

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The 45th Annual Four-Ball Team Tournament

April 24-25, 2017

( You May View or Download Files)

Congratulations Winners

2017 Four Ball Winners (Net Scoring)

3-Peat Winners - Ashley Dixon and Rose Mary Dixon


2017 Four Ball Low Score Winners

Jirapon Carlson and Mo Gronning



Click on a file(s) to download.

Four Ball Tournaments

Four Ball Team Tournament Rules

Barb Edstrom and Jayne Appling

2018 Four Ball Tournament Co-Winners

Barb Edstrom & Jayne Appling


2-Day Tournament played on a different golf course each day.

Each player must have an established handicap.

Each player gets 95% of her handicap

2016 - 2018 Tournaments

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What is a Four-Ball Team Tournament anyway?


All players in the foursome play their own ball. 

Two players form a team, and the team records the best net score of the two Players. 

The net score is determined by the player's score less their handicap allowance per hole.

What awards are presented?

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2018 Four Ball Tournament Co-Winners

Patricia Smith & Joye Marshall


The Directors' Trophy is presented to the team with the lowest net score.


Gift Certificates are awarded to each team according to their overall ranking in the field. 

Gift Certificates are awarded to over 1/3 of the players.

An additional award  is presented to the Overall Low Score Team.

Photos from Previous Four Ball Tournaments

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2017 Low Score Winners 

Mo Grunning & Jirapon Carlson

4-Ball Tournament Results 2000 - 2018

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2018 GWGA Board of Directors

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Friends and Competitors play at Jekyll Island in the GWGA Annual Four Ball Tournament!

Friends and Competitors play at Jekyll Island in the GWGA Annual Four Ball Tournament!