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CBGC’s 2017 Men’s Golf League is Open to the Public with 9 holes of competitive match play 5:30pm every Thursday from April-September.

Chesapeake Bay Golf Club’s
2017 Men’s Golf League

Chesapeake Bay Golf Club’s Men’s Golf League is Open to the Public with 9 holes of competitive match play every Thursday from April-September. Interested golfers should plan to attend the upcoming League Meeting / Mandatory Rules & Speed of Play – 5:30 pm Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Rising Sun Course.

For more information, call League Commissioner Brian Mullin 410-658-4343 x26.

Men’s League Details

  • Play 9 Holes of Golf Every Thursday
  • Shotgun Start 5:30pm Thursdays at Rising Sun Course
  • Open to the Public and Members
  • Competition April-September
  • April Practice Rounds for Only $25 includes Cart
  • Discounted Group Lesson Rates
  • Sign Up as a 2 person Team or Individually
  • 2017 League Sign Up Sheet

League Format for 2017

  • Match Play Every Week. You score points by beating your opponent in Head-to-Head Matches.
  • You play in 5 Different Formats throughout the season. At the end of each format the teams with the most points will receive Gift Certificates.
  • The values of Gift Certificates will rise throughout the season from Format to Format.
  • The Point Values will rise throughout the season too. The first Format you can earn 1 Point for the Win, but the last Format of the season you can earn up to 5 Points.
  • A player Rep will be used to help communicate and organize details throughout the season. Voted on first week of season.
  • Proximity and Skill Contests will be worth Points as well as Cash prizes!
  • Each week Points will be awarded based upon how you finish your match.

League Seasonal Membership Includes:

  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!
  • $29 Weekly Fee Includes Greens Fee & Cart. Of that $4 goes to weekly cash prizes. $1 dollar goes to skills contest and $3 goes to weekly net scats!
  • One Free Complimentary Twilight Greens Fee Per Player (Cart Not Included)
  • Handicap Service
  • Top 8 Teams Enter 3 Round Playoffs
  • Weekly Scoring & Statistics Service
  • Weekly Discounts in Restaurant after League Play
  • Winning Team’s name engraved in Silver Cup displayed in Trophy Case
  • Complimentary One Hour Beer, Wine & Hors d’oeuvres Awards Ceremony at Completion of Final Round
  • $10 Gift Certificate toward the purchase of a 2017 Victory Golf Pass book

Team Registration Fee:

  • $100 Per 2 Person Team ($50 per Individual)

Prizes Awarded

League Pay Date Breakdown.
Each Format will pay the first 3 Teams. Prize amounts will be based on Participation.

  • May 11th
  • June 8th
  • July 6th
  • August 3rd
  • August 24th
  • Year End Leaders
  • Playoff Winners

For each payout the prize breakdown will be:

  • First Place 50%
  • Second Place 30%
  • Third Place 20%

Men’s League Rules & Schedule

FORMING A TEAM:

  • League members may create their own team or be paired into a team.
  • Each team must have a name that best describes that team. Have fun with the name but keep it clean.
  • Competitive rounds will begin on Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ Rising Sun Course.
  • Singles are welcome and Chesapeake Bay Golf Club will do its best to pair all entries.

ALTERNATE PLAYERS:

  • Teams are allowed a maximum of two alternate players.
  • Teams are responsible for getting alternates.
  • Alternates may be recruited to play for another team.
  • Teams may have alternate players.
    • Alternate players must have an established handicap and be registered as alternates before the season begins.
    • Designated alternates will pay a reduced fee of $35.00.
    • CBGC management will approve all other substitutions.
  • All league substitutes must have four 9-hole rounds by the start of competition and two additional 9-hole scores per month or they will play to a scratch (0) Handicap.
  • All Alternates are invited to the closing Awards Ceremony.
  • Each team that will require the use of alternates for any particular day must submit the alternates name to the professional staff at the designated course by 5pm Tuesday prior to the Thursday league.
  • Alternate Players CAN NOT play in playoffs.

COURSE POLICIES:

  • $29 weekly league fee will be charged at the designated course Pro Shop. This fee includes greens fee and cart as well as weekly cash prizes. All Players including Members and Non Members must check in to Pro Shop and pay the league fee prior to play.
  • Members will be charged $4 to cover the weekly cash prizes.
  • Nines will be alternated weekly. Unless prior scheduled events and /or outings conflict with weekly rotation.
  • A prompt Shotgun starts at 5:30 pm every Thursday. (Any teams not on time will lose all holes that the group they are playing teed off on already)
  • If play is rained out, scheduled format is cancelled and no points will be awarded for that week. Players will still be able to get a reduced fee for one week to get round in.
  • Every competition will include prepared scorecards, rules of play for the day and how many points can be won.
  • Team point totals will be posted each week at the course.
  • Scoring will take place each week at conclusion of play on score sheets and posted at the course prior to play the following week.

HOW POINTS ARE AWARDED:

  • Teams will be awarded points each week according to how they fare in a match play competition.
  • Weekly point totals will change depending on the format for the week.
  • All competitions will be based on net scores.

HANDICAPPING PLAYERS:

  • Chesapeake Bay Professional Staff has the right to change a player’s handicap if it is thought to be incorrect. Any Player thought to be falsifying a handicap is up for dismissal from the league with no refund.
  • Practice Rounds ~ All league members will have playing privileges Monday thru Friday after 2pm and on Weekends after 3pm at the league greens fee rate of $25 for the month of March & April. League Players are permitted to play 18 Holes for the $25 rate after the designated time.
  • All League members including Alternate members will be required to play a minimum of 4 nine-hole practice rounds in the month of March and April to obtain an accurate and current handicap. All nine-hole scores in the month of March and April will be entered twice by the Chesapeake Bay Golf Club Professional staff – If No scores given, then a scratch (0) Handicap will apply until a Handicap can be established.
  • Weekly league scores will be considered as a tournament round and will be entered twice. League scores will be entered and maintained weekly by Chesapeake Bay Golf Club Professional Staff for accuracy.
  • All players will be required to post accurate scores for each hole played.
  • Players MUST post all scores for rounds of golf played outside of the Chesapeake League.

MATCH PLAY:

  • Each week will be played in a match play (Team vs. Team) format.
  • Total points thru August 25th, 2017 will determine the match play brackets starting August 31st, 2017.
  • The winning team in the final match play bracket will be the overall team winner. The runner up places second. The winner between 3rd and 4th place will be the 3rd place overall winner.
  • Year End Match Play will be head to head competition. Each team will play best ball net score per hole for the Match Play Format If one of the team members is unable to participate in a match, the partner may play his/her own ball net score against the opposing teams best ball net score.

RULES:

  • League Commissioner for this year will be our Golf Professional Brian Mullin.
  • All questions and concerns should be addressed to the League Commissioner.
  • USGA Rules will govern all play (Each player will be provided a USGA rule book).
  • Players are responsible for reading weekly rule sheet.
  • Weekly pairings will be preset prior to start of the season to guarantee different pairings each week. Every week, Two Man Teams will be paired with another Team. Each Team will be responsible for keeping the scorecard of the opposing Team players.
  • Match Play Rules:
    • In Match Play it will be important to post all players scores per hole in case of ties.
    • In Case of ties between teams, add lowest combine net score per player by using the hardest hole (net score). Team with lowest combine net score will be the winner.
    • A signature will be required from each Team Representative.

ADDITIONAL:

  • League members will receive discounted group lesson rates.
  • Winning team will have their team name engraved on the CBGC League Silver Cup Base.
  • Contest winners per week will be given a point. If the contest results in a tie the point will be split.

MARCH / APRIL:

  • Practice rounds are played at Rising Sun Course.
  • Practice rounds may be played in the months of March and April at the $25.00 rate, after 2:00 pm on weekdays (Monday-Friday) and weekends after 3 pm.
  • April 13 – Meeting / Mandatory Rules and Speed of Play (5:30 pm at Rising Sun)

WEEKLY LEAGUE FORMATS:

  • April 20 – Net Better Ball Partners – worth 1 point
  • April 27 – Net Better Ball Partners – worth 2 points
  • May 4 – (a vs. a) (b vs. b) and total per – worth 3 points
  • May 11 – (a vs. a) (b vs. b) and total per team – worth 3 points
  • May 18 – Combined Net – worth 2 point
  • May 25 – Combined Net – worth 2 points
  • June 1 – Combined Net – worth 3 points
  • June 8 – Combined Net – worth 3 points
  • June 15 – Scramble – worth 2 points
  • June 22 – Scramble – worth 2 points
  • June 29 – Scramble – worth 3 points
  • July 6 – Scramble – worth 3 points
  • July 13 – Net Better Ball Partners – worth 4 points
  • July 20 – Net Better Ball Partners – worth 4 points
  • July 27 – Net Better Ball Partners – worth 4 points
  • August 3 – Net Better Ball Partners – worth 4 points
  • August 10 – (a vs. a) (b vs. b) and total per team – worth 5 points
  • August 17 – (a vs. a) (b vs. b) and total per team – worth 5 points
  • August 24 – (a vs. a) (b vs. b) and total per team – worth 5 points

PLAYOFFS: MATCH PLAY

Top 8 Teams Qualify and are Flighted – Head-to-Head Competition. Better Ball of Partners ~ Net Score.

  • August 31 – Net Better Ball Partners Playoffs Begin (Round 1)
  • September 7 – Net Better Ball Partners (Round 2)
  • September 14 – 3rd and 4th place playoff and Finals for 1st place
  • September 14 – End of Year Complimentary “Free Pour” Party & Award Presentation
    • 6:45 pm-7:45 pm – Beer, Wine & Hors d’oeuvres
    • 8:00 pm – Awards Presentation
  • Note: September 21 – Rain Date for Finals & 3rd and 4th place playoff

Payouts will be done by point value in between payout dates.

  • First payout for points won between dates 4/20 – 5/11
  • Second payout for points won between dates 5/18 – 6/8
  • Third payouts for points won between 6/15 – 7/6
  • Fourth payout for points won between 7/13 – 8/3
  • Fifth payout for points won between 8/10 – 8/24

Rules of Play

TWO PERSON SCRAMBLE

  • USGA Rules govern all play.
  • Summer Rules are in effect.
  • White stakes/painted lines indicate out of bounds.
  • Red stakes/painted lines indicate lateral water hazards.
  • Yellow stakes/painted lines indicate water hazards.
  • Pairings:
    • Two team players will play together, making up the two person team for the scramble.
  • Format of Play: Two Man Scramble
  • On every hole, each member shall hit a tee shot. The group then decides which ball to play. Each member then hits from that position. The hole is then completed by following the same format.
  • Rules:
    • Players can move the ball one club length no closer to the hole from the original position.
    • In moving one club length, ball must stay in the same condition. Example: Ball in the rough, must stay in rough.
  • In the Event of a Tie:
    • Teams that tie will split the cumulative points for that week.

ONE NET BEST BALL OF TWOSOME/MATCH PLAY

  • USGA Rules govern all play.
  • Summer Rules are in effect.
  • White stakes/painted lines indicate out of bounds.
  • Red stakes/painted lines indicate lateral water hazards.
  • Yellow stakes/painted lines indicate water hazards.
  • Lift clean and place one club length no closer to hole only in your own fairway.
  • Pairings:
    • You will be paired with the team you are playing in match play.
    • If you are tied after 9 holes in match play the winner will be determined by a match of cards starting at the first handicap hole – the team with the lowest individual net score will be the winning team.
  • Format of Play: One Net Best Ball of Twosome and best ball net teams match play.
  • Each player plays their own ball. Score is determined by the one best net score of each hole.

NET COMBINED TEAM / MATCH PLAY

  • USGA Rules govern all play.
  • Summer Rules are in effect.
  • White stakes/painted lines indicate out of bounds.
  • Red stakes/painted lines indicate lateral water hazards.
  • Yellow stakes/painted lines indicate water hazards.
  • Format of Play: Net Combined Team/ Match Play
  • Each player shall play own ball until holed.
  • Each team’s net scores are combined to achieve the team total. Example Player A shoots a net 3 and player B shoots a net 9 the team’s total is a 12.
  • The team with the lowest team score per hole wins the hole. And the team that wins the most holes wins the match and the points.
  • In the Event of a Tie:
    • Teams that tie – A TIE BREAKER WILL GO TO THE TEAM WITH THE LOWEST SCORE ON THE HARDEST HANDICAP HOLE.

(A Player vs. A Player) (B Player vs. B Player) and
Best NET SCORE OF 2 PERSON TEAM MATCH PLAY FORMAT

  • USGA Rules govern all play.
  • Summer Rules are in effect.
  • White stakes/painted lines indicate out of bounds.
  • Red stakes/painted lines indicate lateral water hazards.
  • Yellow stakes/painted lines indicate water hazards.
  • Pairings:
    • Team players will play together with their playing competitors.
    • The lowest handicap player per team is considered A player of group
    • The Highest handicap player per team is considered B player of group
  • Format of Play: Match Play.
    • Each teams A players will compete in a head to head match. Each player will record each score per hole. Winner will be the A player with the most holes won using that players net ball.
    • Each teams B players will compete in a head to head match. Each player will record each score per hole. Winner will be the B player with the most holes won using that player’s net ball.
    • Overall Net best ball per team will compete in a match play format with playing competitors Overall Net best ball per team. Team with most holes won will be considered the winning team.
  • Each player plays their own ball and calculates total net score.
  • In the Event of a Tie:
    • Players that tie – tie breaker will go to hardest handicap holes.

2016 CBGC League Winners

  • Russell Hawkins & Andy McQuerrey