Schedule of Events

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Name
Ontario Zone Assistants' Championship
Type
Ontario Zone Tournaments
Facility
Cardinal Lakes Golf Club
Schedule
August 12, 2024 11:00:00 AM
August 13, 2024 8:00:00 AM
Registration Deadline
July 29, 2024
# Registered
17 / 120

ELIGIBILITY
Open to all PGA of Ontario Apprentice Professionals, Class “A” Professional, Class “A” Assistant Golf Coach, Class “A” Sales Representative, Class “A” Club Fitting Specialist, Class “A” Associate Professional, Class “A” Assistant Professional, Class “A” Teaching Professional in good standing.

Priority will be given to PGA of Ontario members until Monday, August 5th, at which point if spots are remaining, they will be awarded to out-of-zone members residing in Ontario on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are an out-of-zone player interested in competing, please contact Kristine Schmidt at kristine@pgaofontario.com to be put on a wait list.

CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD
The 2024 Championship field will be comprised of a maximum of 120 players, inclusive of one exemption spot for the defending champion. Entries will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

APPLICATION FEE & PROCEDURE

  1. All players must register individually.
  2. All applications must be filed through your online member account or on the official application printed from www.pgaofontario.com.
  3. The application fee (see fee schedule below) must accompany the application (includes all applicable taxes).

ENTRY FEE SCHEDULE

  1. All entry fees are subject to HST, HST# R106865660*
  2. All applications must be received by the PGA of Ontario, 10080 Kennedy Road, Markham, ON L6C 1N9 before Monday, August 5, 2024, at 23:59 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time).
  3. Entries will not be accepted without full remittance of an entry fee.
  4. THE PGA OF ONTARIO ACCEPTS THE FOLLOWING CARDS: VISA, VISA DEBIT, MASTERCARD

EARLY BIRDIE INCENTIVE - Closes Monday, July 29th at 9:00 am

PGA of Ontario Assistants' Zone Championship  $325.00 + HST


REGULAR ENTRY FEE - Closes Monday, August 5th at midnight

PGA of Ontario Assistants' Zone Championship  $375.00 + HST

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

Cancellation/Refund Policy – No refund will be provided after the tournament/event tee sheet has been released to the players and/or posted on the PGA of Ontario website. Please note this means that regardless of the circumstance, a refund cannot be provided once a player commences play.

A refund may be provided in the following circumstances:

  1. A full refund will be provided if a player withdraws from the event due to medical reasons no later than 10:00 am on the Friday before the event. The refund will be issued once the PGA of Ontario office receives a doctor’s note.
     
  2. A full or partial refund will be provided due to extenuating circumstances, at the discretion of the Tournament Committee. The PGA of Ontario Tournament Committee will review all submitted supporting documents to provide a fair and equitable resolution in a timely manner.
     
  3. A full refund will be provided if the cancelling player/team finds an eligible* PGA of Ontario member/team to take their place.
  • It is the cancelling player’s/team’s responsibility to find an eligible* PGA of Ontario member/team to replace them and notify the PGA of Ontario office no later than 24 hours before the event starts.  
  • The cancelling player’s/team’s refund will be processed once the replacement player/team has paid their entry fee in full.
  • If the cancelling player’s spot is NOT filled 24 hours prior to the event’s start time, a refund will not be issued.
  • *See player eligibility criteria on the tournament/event entry form

CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

Monday, August 12, 2024 11:00 am Straight tee times
Tuesday, August 13, 2024 8:00 am Straight tee times

 

YARDAGES

  • The PGA of Ontario Assistants’ Championship will be contested from a maximum of 6,900 yards  

PLAYOFFS
The Championship tie will be decided by a “sudden victory” playoff immediately following the conclusion of play. Any competitor involved in a playoff and not immediately available assumes the last playoff position.   

CADDIES

SPECTATORS

  • Spectators are welcome and MUST walk.

CHECK-IN WITH TOURNAMENT CONVENOR
Players are asked to check-in at the 1st tee no less than 5 minutes prior to their tee time

CARTS AND ON-COURSE EQUIPMENT

  • A two-cart per-group rule is in effect.
  • Competitors may walk or make arrangements with the host club for the use of a motorized golf cart. Players must adhere to the host facility cart rules.
  • Players can purchase carts in the shop for $20.00 plus tax per rider.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

  • Food and beverage will not be offered as part of the event

SPECIFICATIONS OF CLUBS AND THE BALL

  1. List of Conforming Driver Heads: Model Local Rule G-1 is in effect.
    Penalty for making a stroke with a club in breach of this Local Rule: Disqualification.
     
  2. Groove and Punch Mark Specifications: Model Local Rule G-2 is in effect.
    Penalty for making a stroke with a club in breach of this Local Rule: Disqualification.
     
  3. List of Conforming Golf Balls: Model Local Rule G-3 is in effect.
    Penalty for making a stroke with a ball in breach of this Local Rule: Disqualification.
     
  4. Replacing Club that is Broken or Significantly Damaged – Model Local Rule G-9 is in effect.
    Penalty for Breach of Local Rule – See Rule 4.1b.

Note: An updated List of Conforming Clubs and Balls is available by clicking here.

TRANSPORTATION
Competitors may walk or make arrangements with the host club for use of a motorized golf cart. Players must adhere to the host facility cart rules.

TRAVEL
The PGA of Ontario assumes no responsibility for entrants' travel arrangements. The PGA of Ontario advises entrants not to book travel or room arrangements prior to confirmation of tournament acceptance unless those arrangements can be cancelled without penalty. The host hotel information is available on the championship fact sheet.

DRESS CODE
Competitors must adhere to the PGA of Ontario Dress Code which is also available in the competitor registration package. In addition, all golf shirts must be tucked in and hats pointed forward.

TIME OF STARTING
All players in a group must be present and READY TO PLAY at the time laid down by the Committee. The order of play is not relevant. READY TO PLAY is defined as being on or near the player's first tee accompanied with the necessary equipment needed to put a ball in play. Notification by a PGA of Ontario Rules Official will be given to late starters on the first tee or as soon as practicable.

ALCOHOL AND DRUG POLICY

Stroke Play Event Alcohol Policy

    The consumption of alcohol before or during any PGA of Ontario stroke play event or Playing Ability Test is strictly prohibited. Violation of this policy is considered conduct unbecoming of a Member of the PGA of Ontario, and swift penalty will be issued by the Tournament Captain and PGA of Ontario office.

Team Event Alcohol Policy

   The PGA of Ontario will allow the purchase of alcohol from the host facility during team events only. This policy will be reviewed following each event and if any issues arise (including, but not limited to, professional conduct, alcohol abuse, or liability), this policy will be revoked immediately. Penalties will be issued based on any Professional violating Liquor Laws, our Tournament Policy and/or the  PGA Code of Professional Conduct and Safe Sport Policy.

Drug Policy

    The PGA of Ontario will abide by each facility's drug policy.

ANTI-DOPING POLICY

The PGA of Ontario has adopted the Canadian Anti-Doping Program set by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. For further information please visit www.cces.ca.

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