77th Invitational Four Ball Information Center


2022 Invitational Four Ball Entry Form







77th INVITATIONAL

FOUR BALL



CHAMPIONSHIP

July 21st – 24th 2022


77th Invitational Four Ball Tournament Packet


Format:

Thursday- Qualifying for all 104 teams, Top 40 teams will attempt to qualify for Championship flight, low 16 scores qualify. The next 8 teams go into Second Flight, next 8 teams go into Third flight, and final 8 go into Fourth Flight (USGA Method Match of Cards to determine flights and seeds. ).

Qualifying Format May Be Altered Due to Weather. In Championship Flight lowest 16 teams will be put in Championship based on combined handicap index if qualifying is cancelled due to weather. All other flights teams will be seeded by handicap as well in the event of qualifying not being completed.

Flights Five through Ten will qualify for seed within your flight. (In case of ties, the USGA Method Match of Cards will be used.)

The bottom 16 teams will qualify for either Eleventh or Twelfth; Flight Twelve will be a handicapped flight (USGA Method Match of Cards to determine flights in case of ties). Each flight will have 8 teams with the exception of Championship Flight which will have 16 teams after Thursday. Championship Flight will play a match on Friday and the winners move on in Championship Flight with losers going into First flight. Ties decided by match of cards.

Friday through Sunday – Match Play


Four Ball Schedule of Events:

Thursday July 21st

-Qualifying round for all flights

-Skins Game

-Closest to the Pin Holes #2 and #15

Friday July 22nd

-Match Play for all Flights

-Closest to the Pin Holes #2 and #15

Saturday July 23rd

-Match Play for all Flights

-Closest to the Pin Holes #2 and #15

-Championship Flight Semi – Final Match

Sunday July 24th

-Match Play Finals for all Flights

-Closest to Pin Holes #2 and #15

-Special Medal Two Ball for all eliminated teams and Skins Game

Each player will receive Meal ticket for (2) lunches and (1) dinner, which can be used at your convenience




LOCAL RULE SHEET

U.S.G.A. rules govern play except when modified by local rules


Country Club of Greenfield Pro Shop: 413-773-7530 – Contact for Rules Official – USGA Rule 2-5



1. Blue Tees: Championship, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Flight

White tees – All other Flights

2. Lift, Clean and Place within one club length in your own fairway.

3. Out of Bounds - defined by inside points, at ground level, of white stakes and fence post. Rule #18

4. Penalty Areas - defined by yellow stakes and red stakes.

5. Abnormal Ground Conditions - Defined by white lines. French drains and crushed stone are deemed abnormal .all cart paths and service roads, cart guard rails, staked trees, irrigation box on 17th hole. The obstruction must interfere with swing or stance.

6. Discontinuance of Play - a suspension for a dangerous situation shall be signaled by one prolonged air horn note. Two short notes shall signal resumption of play.

  • All players are responsible for their tee times and starting holes.

Please report to starter and CORRECT TEE, 10 minutes before your tee time.

7. The tournament committee can alter the format for weather if necessary.

8. ALL PRO SHOP CREDIT MUST BE USED BY OCTOBER 31,2021.

9. Please be respectful of your fellow competitors playing in matches regarding excessive noise and cart movement AS EITHER A SPECTATOR OR A COMPETITOR.

10. Due to size of field, speed of play will be monitored very closely. First offense warning will be issued. Second offense will result in a penalty, Stroke Play – two strokes, match play – loss of hole. USGA Rule 6-7



Divisional Payoffs (All divisions: Eight teams per flight)

Pro Shop Credit (per team)

Champion $ 550.00

Runner-Up $ 350.00

Consolation Champion $ 240.00

(Championship flight will have16 teams, those who lose in semis will get

$ 100 team in pro shop credit)

Low qualifying team in each flight $ 50.00 pro shop credit,

Top 40 1.$100.00 2. $50.00 3. $50.00

Special Medal Pool for Sunday $ 300.00 total pool in pro shop credit, Plus CASH SKINS GAME(EXTRA BUY IN)




CASH POOL

$ 120.00 buy in per team (optional)

payoffs will be:

Flight Winner-50% of Pool

Flight Runner Up – 30% of Pool

Consolation Winner -20% of Pool

Skins and Closest to Pin

Skins will be Thursday / Friday /Saturday, Thursday all 18 holes , Friday and Saturday holes 8/9/17/18 will not count. Skins flights will be Champ./1st/2nd/3rd /4th/5th in one pool , all other flights in another pool.

Closest to Pin will be holes #2 and #15 each winner will receive a prize.

Cost for Skins and Closest to pin will be $80.00 team for all three days.

Sunday Special Medal Skins is a extra buy in $20.00


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