2017 Louisiana Golf Association Four-Ball Championship
English Turn Golf & Country Club, New Orleans, LA
36 holes, Four-Ball Stroke Play
Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23, 2017
Hard copy entry form available for download April 1.
Championship to determine the top Four-Ball team in Louisiana in 2017. Field/Format: Limited to the first 80 team entries. All teams will play 36 holes of Four-Ball stroke play (scratch/no handicaps) over two days (July 22-23).
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM CST
Entry Fee: $350 per two man team, which includes cart fee for practice round and tournament play.
Refund Policy: Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if LGA office is notified, in writing, before the close of entries. After the close of entries, fee will be refunded only in the event of injury or illness provided notification (accompanied by a doctor's statement) reaches LGA office by July 21, 2017. A $70 service charge will be deducted from all refunds.
Dress Code, Cell Phones: Competitors must be neat in appearance and wear appropriate attire. No gym shorts, cutoffs, blue jeans, tee shirts, etc.Shorts must be Bermuda length. Use of cell phones, including those used as Electronic Measuring Devices, is prohibited on the course during the competition (The Committee reserves the right to disqualify acompetitor for a breach of the policy regarding cell phone usage; See USGA Rules of Golf Decision 33-7/8). Important Note: English Turn G & CC is a spikeless facility and all competitors will be required to wear spikeless shoes.
Eligibility: Entries are open to any Louisiana resident (as of at least 90 days prior to the Championship) who is an amateur golfer (as defined by the USGA) holding membership in a LGA Member Club in good standing (2017 club and individual dues must be paid). Non-amateurs are not eligible. Entries are subject to rejection at any time (including during the Championship) by the LGA. Reasons for rejection may include unbecoming conduct.
Practice Privileges: Practice privileges are extended to participants in the Championship at English Turn G & CC on July 21, 2017. Cart fee paid by LGA. Call the golf shop at English Turn G & CC at 504-391-8018 on or after July 7, 2017 to schedule a practice round. Pairings and starting times for first round of play will be posted at English Turn, Friday, July 21, 2017. Pairings and starting times will also be emailed to participants on or about July 14, 2017 and posted on the LGA's website, www.LGAgolf.org.
Prizes/Playoff: Prizes will be awarded to the top five placing teams in the Championship. In case of a tie for the Championship, a sudden death playoff will take place immediately upon conclusion of play on Sunday. All other ties, which determine prizes or recognition, will be decided by matching scorecards, per USGA method in Appendix I.
Rules of Golf: Play will be governed by the current USGA Rules of Golf and LGA Rules of Play Card. All questions will be settled by the LGA Rules Committee, whose decision will be final.
HEADQUARTERS HOTEL: INTERCONTINENTAL NEW ORLEANS, 444 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130. Rate of $119 (single or double), plus tax. This refined hotel in the Central Business District is 3 blocks from the vibrant French Quarter and 20 minutes from English Turn. The traditional rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and work desks, as well as minibars and coffeemakers. Room service is available 24/7. There's a casual American restaurant offering a breakfast buffet and dinner, in addition to a high-end restaurant serving Gulf Coast cuisine. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a business center and 8 meeting rooms. Call the property direct at 504-585-4352 and request the 2017 LGA Four-Ball Championship group block to receive the discounted rate or you may click here to book online! Any reservations made after 5:00 PM June 28, 2017 are subject to availability.