The NSMSG golf competition for 2018 will take place at the Lakes Golf Club in Ben Eoin and will consist of male and female individuals as well as male and female doubles. The dates for golf will be on Sunday August 19-20 for singles and doubles will be on Monday August 21st.
Registration will begin the morning of the 19th. In addition to registration fees, golfers are responsible for their green fee costs. There will be a cost of $69.00 plus tax per day fee which comes to $79.35 this price includes a cart. Any golfers participating in 3 days will be asked to pay their fees at the clubhouse which is approximately $240.00.
Additional costs for practice rounds and meals are the responsibility of the team and/or golfer for all age categories. Range balls will be included. Snacks will be supplied. Food will also be available for purchase on site. All golfers must pay their own registration fees by cheque/cash to the Lakes Golf Club. The 2018 Host will not be organizing/responsible for golf fees.
Note: Green fee and cart costs are based on 2018 prices.
Sunday, August 19, 2018: 8:00am – 9:00pm (Registration and Check-in at 8am, Tee-off at 9am)
Monday, August 20, 2018: 8:00am – 9:00pm (Registration and Check-in at 8am, Tee-off at 9am)
Monday, August 21, 2018: 8:00am – 9:00pm (Registration and Check-in at 8am, Tee-off at 9am)
The Lakes Golf Club at Ben Eoin
5101 East Bay Highway 4, Ben Eoin, NS B1J 1P1
|Bantam||Ages 13-15 (born 2003, 2004, 2005)|
|Midget||Ages 16-18 (born 2000, 2001, 2002)|
|Senior||Ages 19-34 (born 1984-1999)|
|Master||Ages 35-54 (born 1964-1983)|
|Grand Master||Ages 55+ (born 1901-1963)|
NOTE: Each competition must have a minimum of three (3) individuals to start the competition in any division. These will be based on registrations by the deadline dates.
*Athletes must be from the same community to play in doubles competition.
NOTE: To use power carts, players must provide a valid driver’s license.
Number of Athletes
There are no restrictions for each age category. This will be handled on a first come, first serve basis until all the spots are filled. It is recommended to register early to ensure your participation.
Number of Coaches
Each player has the option of bringing one (1) caddy. This is optional.
The rules will be followed according to the Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) unless otherwise stated in the tech package.
The competition format will be as follows for all the age categories:
- Day 1 – Two Man Scramble (Team)
- Day 2 and 3 – Individual Stroke Play.
All officials will be designated by the approved by the Host Community. All Rules Officials must have a Level 4 RCGA certification.
Field of Play/Equipment Requirements
The golfers must supply their own equipment (clubs and balls). All equipment must comply with The Rules of Golf.
Tee boxes will be determined at future Coordinator meetings.
The Rules of Golf – The Committee Score Card
In stroke play, the Committee must provide each competitor with a score card containing the date and the competitor’s name.
Note: The Committee may request that each competitor record the date and his/her name on his score card.
Disqualification Penalty; Committee Discretion
A penalty of disqualification may in exceptional individual cases be waived, modified or imposed if the Committee considers such action warranted. Any penalty less than disqualification must not be waived or modified. If a Committee considers that a player is guilty of a serious breach of etiquette, it may impose a penalty of disqualification under this rule.
How to decide ties
The Committee will determine how and when a stroke play tie shall be decided. The decision should be published in advance.
In the event of a tie in a scratch stroke-play competition, a play-off is recommended. The play- off may be over 18 holes or a smaller number of holes as specified by the Committee. If that is not feasible or there is still a tie, a hole-by-hole play-off is recommended.
*Competition Committee is also known as the Golf Competition Committee or the committee brought together to organize and implement the golf competition.
***ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE EVENT AND IF ANYONE IS CAUGHT UNDER THE INFLUENCE THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FOR THE EVENT AND AS THIS HAS BEEN AN ONGOING ISSUE GOLF IS CONSIDERED TO BE ON PROBATION AND COULD BE DISCONTINUED, AS A SUMMER GAMES EVENT SHOULD THE ISSUE PERSIST. THE EVENT WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED AS A RESULT OF THIS ISSUE***