Woodbridge Golf Association ~ Seniors
2018 Woodbridge Golf Association Seniors’ Schedule:
Oct 17th-18th: WGAS Club Championship (T scores, moved from 10/3-4/18)
Oct 25th: Nassau Tournament
Last WGAS Tournament Results: 2 Person Best Ball, played 10/11/18: 1st Flight: Stark-Bluestein, 62, $55 each; Tie for 2nd-3rd: Cogdell-Wells & Wall-Daigle, both with 64’s, $30 each. Others: Moses-Beyers, 66; Catron-Marshall, 66; Wilmoth-Wilbanks, 66; Blackburn-Hall, 67; Smith-Hughes, 74. 2nd Flight: 1st: Wagers-Nutt, 62, $55 each; Tie for 2nd-3rd: Jones-Gorenflo & Drohan-Garrett, both with 64’s, $30 each. Others: Ullom-Decker, 67; Rodriguez-Manning, 68; Eustice-Powers, 69; Biffle-Gerber, 76. Closest to Pin: #16: Cogdell. Even in cloudy conditions, and as usual, fun was had by all!
1st Annual Silver Cup (match play matches with Plantation GC’s Senior GA):
1st Round, played on 11/16/17 @ Plantation Golf Club:
Woodbridge: 5; Plantation: 4
2nd Round, played on 11/30/17 @ Woodbridge Golf Club:
Woodbridge: 11.5; Plantation: 6.5
Total: Woodbridge WGAS: 16.5, Plantation SL: 10.5.
Woodbridge WGAS wins the 1st Annual Silver Cup!!!!!
2018 2nd Annual Silver Cup dates: October 8-12, 2018!
2017 -18 WGA Seniors Officers: Ron Campbell, Rick Smith, John Hughes, Rafael Rodriguez, Phil Cogdell. 2017 WGAS Club Champion: Joe Moses; WGAS Overall Net Champion: Bob Eustice
New WGAS Rules (updated 5/31/18):
* Must be at least 50 years young to play, open to Ladies and Gentlemen.
* Yearly dues fee is $10 (Due by February 28th when renewing; or at the time when joining for new members).
* Non-members (and guests) can only collect winnings once without paying dues.
* Must have a valid USGA-GHIN handicap in order to participate.
* 4 events will be recorded as Tournament scores in GHIN (see Tournament schedule).
* If your group plays in OVER 5 hours, then a 2 stroke penalty will assessed to each player!
* Requirement to qualify to play in the WGAS Club Championship: you must have played in 12 or more events and have at least 10 GHIN scores posted from at least 10 GHIN score posted from Oct. 2017-September 2018.
* Tee Box Rules:
* All WGAS events are played from White Tees with the following exceptions:
– Combination of age + Handicap Index = 90 or greater are able to play the White/Red Combo tees (Course handicap Adjusted according to USGA 3-5 and 9-3c)
– Combination of age + Handicap Index = 100 or greater are able to play Red tees (Course Handicap Adjusted according to USGA 3-5 and 9-3c)
– When tournament format designates (Course Handicap Adjusted according to USGA 3-5 and 9-3c)
* Weekly Tournament Rules:
– Unless a requriement of the tournament (Match Play), Play ready golf!
– Rake & place allowed in all bunkers if ball rests in a footprint or poorly conditioned part of bunker (opponent must agree).
– 14 club rule waived (except for WGAS Club Championship and Match Play Championship).
– Preferred lies for scramble/shamble formats. All balls may be marked, lifted, cleaned, and placed on grass within ONE club length, not closer to the hole, from where the selected ball originally rested. Placement of all balls must be in the same turf (fairway, rough, green, hazard) as that the selected ball.
– Pampas Grass will be played as a lateral water hazard. Stance + 2 club lengths + 1 stroke penalty
– In stroke play events, the ball should be played down. When adverse weather and/or course conditions apply, instructions will be given prior to teeing off.
– On the putting green there is no penalty if the ball or ball-marker is accidentally moved by the player, his partner, his opponent, caddies or equipment. Replace the ball or ball-marker.
– On the putting green you are allowed to tap down and/or fix any type of adverse green condition such as spike marks, ball marks, dragging feet marks, etc. without causing undue delay.
– All putts must be holed out to “count as a valid score” in any type of event. In Match Play events, conceded putts are allowed and recorded as a stroke.
– When bunkers are declared out of play or marked as ground under repair, the ball must be taken out and dropped within 1 club length of nearest point of relief, no closer to the hole, from where the ball originally rested in the bunker. No penalty.
– Players or teams can be penalized 2 strokes for extending play past 5 hours, as determined by the Club Pro.
– Any dispute of these rules or USGA rules should be noted during play. If dispute about rules or appropriate play during the round, declare to all in the group that you will play 2 balls, prior to playing first shot. Track both ball scores and disputes will then be resolved by the Club Pro and.or WGAS Committee member(s) at the completion of the round.
* Handicap Allowances:
– Individual Stroke events = 100% of player’s course handicap.
– Match Play events = higher-handicapped player receives the full difference in Course Handicap between the two players; the lower-handicapped player plays from scratch.
– 2-Best Ball of 4some = Men: 90%; Women 95% of Course Handicap
– 1-Best Ball of 4some = Men: 80%; Women: 90% of Course Handicap
– Scramble events = 50% of team average
– Shamble events = 75 % of player’s Course Handicap
– In Shamble and Scramble events, a maximum of 10 strokes difference is allowed between the lowest and highest handicap index of all team members. When more than 10, the higher handicap index team member(s) will be reduced to make a difference equal to 10 to the lowest handicap index player(s).
– Gross and net payouts for Single Ball Medal Play events and WGAS Club Championship.
– Net payouts for Best Ball, Shamble, Scramble, Nassau, and all other formats
– Ties will prize pot equally.
* Hole in One Rules:
– To participate you have to be a current DUES PAYING member (no guests)
– Participation is voluntary. Each tournament is an individual event in which a $1 cash donation can be made at sign up. The 2-Day WGAS CC is considered 2 separate events.
– Any “Hole in 1” from the assigned tee during a WGAS tournament wins. Two additional witnesses are required.
– 80% of the total pot will paid out to the winner(s). The remaining 20% will be used to start the next pot.
– If there are multiple “Hole in 1’s” in the same tournament, then the pot will be split equally.
– Any disputes or rulings will be handled by the WGAS committee.