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2ND PARENT-CHILD-11TH FATHER-SON CHAMPIONSHIP

presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods
Venue:Bedford Springs Resort
(Directions)
Dates:July 20-21 2020 
Entries Deadline:7/6/2020 Player Fee:$175.00
Registration:Begins on 4/1/2020    Tee Times:Not Available
 Overview
The Pennsylvania Golf Association introduced a Father-Son Championship for the first time in 2010. The championship evolved into a Parent-Child event as a result of the 2018 merger with the PSWGA. The event is 36-holes of stroke play over two days of competition. Two 18-hole stipulated rounds.

 Format
Chapman format: both players hit their drives on the tee, for the second shot player A hits player B’s ball and player B hits player A’s ball, for the third shot the players select which ball they would like to play and play alternately until the ball is holed.

The scoring will be traditional stroke play gross and net. Gross and net awards will be presented. Net competition will be based on team combined handicap; 60% of lower handicap and 40% of higher handicap Course Handicap limit will be 36. There will be two divisions, a Parent-Child division and a Father-Son division. There will be two flights within each division, a Championship tee and a Forward tee flight. Championship tee approximate yardage: Men-6500, Women-5700. Forward tee: Men-6000, Women-5000.

 Eligibility
Open to amateur (or limited number of professional) parent and child teams (biological, grandparent,adopted or a stepson), of which one member of a team must be a member of a club belonging to the Pennsylvania Golf Association or an individual member of the Pennsylvania Golf Association and who have a USGA Handicap Index. If the other player has a verifiable USGA handicap, the team may compete for net prizes; otherwise, they will be restricted to the gross competition only.

NOTE: A parent or child may NOT compete twice in the competition with either a child or parent.
At time of entry, one player from the side will complete the entire entry process. That player will need the partner’s GHIN number or User ID. If unsure of that information, please contact the golf office at 610-687-2340 x19.
Teams with Professionals will be permitted, however, professional players will be placed in their own division and the number of sides may be limited to six.
 Field
Limited to 144 entries (72 teams). Entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the entry closing date. Entry fee for the Parent-Child is $350 (175/person), which must accompany entry.
 Pairings
Players who have been accepted as participants in Pennsylvania Golf Association championships will receive event information concerning course assignment, practice rounds, pairings, and starting times approximately 10 days prior to the event. If you have not received your information seven days prior to the event, it is your responsibility to contact the Pennsylvania Golf Association. Information can also be found at www.pagolf.org.
 Starting Times
Each round will be played with tee times beginning at approximately 7:30am off of #1 tee. For day two, second round pairings will be determined by first round gross scores. The Parent-Child division (Forward and Championship division) will start first on day two.
 Cart/Caddie
Automotive transportation is permitted and MANDATORY at the request of the host club. Cart fee of $35/day/player will be collected during registration. This fee covers cart usage and practice facility usage on each day of competition.
 Prizes
Prizes will be awarded to the Overall Gross and Net winners as well as Gross and Net winners for each flight.
 Ties
In the event of a tie for the Championship flight Gross prize in any division, there will be a sudden-death playoff immediately following the conclusion of play.
 Trophy
The winners of the Championship flight of the Father-Son division will have their names engraved on The Davis Cup, named for Mr. William R. Davis, Jr., of Chambersburg CC, and his son Mike Davis, of the USGA.

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