46th Lake County Amateur Championship
Lake Bluff Golf Club
About this Event
Entries Close 5 p.m. (CDT) on Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Lake County Amateur is a 36-hole stroke play championship contested at the Lake Bluff Golf Club. In case of a tie for the championship, a sudden death playoff will take place following the posting of the final score. Playoff holes will be determined by the tournament committee.
ELIGIBILITY - The Lake County Amateur is open to all amateurs regardless of residency.
FIELD SIZE - The Lake County Amateur is limited to the first 120 entries received.
ENTRY FEE - General Entry Fee: $160; LBGC Member Entry Fee: $100
ENTRY PROCEDURE - Entries are accepted in-person, online at www.lakebluffgolfclub.com, by mail (355 W. Washington Ave., Lake Bluff, IL 60044) or by phone (847-234-6771). Late entries will not be accepted under any conditions. All entry fees are non-refundable after the entry deadline has passes with the exception of family emergencies, family death or medical emergencies. All refund requests due to medical emergencies must be accompanied by documentation from a physician.
PRACTICE ROUNDS - One practice round will be available to all participants at a discounted rate of $35. This rate is valid anytime during the week or after 11:00am on weekends. Additional practice rounds are available at posted rate. Please call the Pro Shop to schedule a practice round time.
CADDIES - Contestants may bring their own caddies.
CONDUCT - While on Lake Bluff Golf Club property during competitive rounds; players and caddies shall conduct themselves in a professional manner. The tournament committee reserves the right to remove a player from the competition for; non-competitiveness; conduct unbecoming a professional by the player; conduct unbecoming a professional by the players’ caddie.
DRESS CODE - Contestants may not wear blue jeans and may not wear collarless t-shirt or tank tops. Contestants may wear tailored knee length shorts. Caddies may wear either long pants or tailored knee length shorts. Blue jeans, cutoffs, t-shirts or shirts with no collar shall not be worn.
RULES OF GOLF - Play shall be governed in accordance with the Rules of Golf of the United States Golf Association, as modified by the Local Rules governing play at Lake Bluff Golf Club. Questions or disputes shall be settled by the tournament committee. Distance Measuring Devices will be allowed during competition.
FOOTWEAR - It is a condition of the competition at Lake Bluff Golf Club that shoes with metal or traditionally designed spikes are prohibited. Penalty for breach of this condition: Disqualification.
LUNCH - Lunch is included in the entry fee and will be provided both Saturday and Sunday.
TEE PRIZE - A tee prize will be presented to each competitor upon check-in courtesy of the Lake Bluff Golf Club.
STARTING TIMES - Pairings will be completed by the tournament committee for both Saturday and Sunday rounds. Groups will be no larger than three (3) players. Pairings Saturday will be completed with the consideration of competitors’ requested starting times. Pairings Sunday will be by score starting with the Ladies’ Flight, Men’s B-Flight, Men’s A-Flight and concluded with the Championship Flight. Contestants shall be responsible for their starting times and groupings. All starting times will be listed on www.lakebluffgolfclub.com or by phone (847-234-6771) after Thursday, July 27, 2017 after 12:00 p.m.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE PROCESSED AFTER 5:00 P.M. (CDT) ON TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017.