- U.S.G.A. rules to govern play except
where modified by local rules and special following rules.
- All play during the seasons will be
at each contestantís handicap based on the C.D.G.A. system, as of each
Clubís latest revision. It will be each team captainís duty to see that
each member of his team is entered at this handicap at the first tee
before the start of play. The correctness of the handicap also will be
his personal responsibility.
- In individual matches full handicap
difference is to be used. In best ball matches one-half (1/2) of the
difference of partners combined handicap to apply.
- A total of 27 points is to be scored
on the Nassau system for each team match; 3 for each of the 6 individual
matches and 3 for each of the 3 best ball matches. In case of ties each
individual or best ball match scores one-half (1/2) points for each 9 or
18 holes so resulting.
- Team captains shall pair contestants
so that least number of strokes shall be given. The lowest handicap men
play each other, next lowest, etc.
- In case of default, the odd partner
is privileged to play his individual match and also his 2 opponentís best
ball. Handicaps of best ball match determined by (1/2) the difference
double of the odd manís handicap and the total of his two opponents. In
case of complete team default 27 points to be scored.
- All dues-paying members 21 years of
age with a handicap of 18 or less are eligible to play, limit 10 players
(6 regular plus 4 alternates) representing any one club per given match.
- All disputes to be subject to final
disposition by the majority vote of the 10 team captains (executive
committee) and Secretary. Eight captains and one officer minimum quorum.
- In addition to the maximum limit of
players under Rule 7, all past presidents shall be allowed to play. If
past presidents play in their own separate foursome the day will be gratis
per the league.
- Teams shall be divided into Two
Divisions designated as the Red Division and Blue Division, and evaluated
annually over prior 3-year record, with the (5) highest point makers in
each Division being placed in the Red Division and the lower teams placed
in the Blue Division.
- Final Matches shall have Four (4)
teams, composed of the winner of each Division, and Two (2) wild cards to
be selected from either of the Divisions, and having the greater number of
points prior to the date of the Final Matches. The wild card selections
may be from one or both Divisions depending upon total points.
- Final Match players shall be limited
to contestants who have participated during the current season in Three
(3) or more of regular season matches, either as a regular or alternate
- That the Final South District Matches
shall use the same format to determine the Champion, as followed in the
Chicago District Inter League Matches. That is, each of the division
champions and the Wild Card Selection shall compete each against the other
3 Teams in the form of an individual Nassau Match; there being 8
contestants from each team competing for a total individual number of 9
points in each of the Matches. The Contestants to be paired or placed in
Foursomes in accord with rule Number 5.
- That in the case of a tie in
determining the Wild Card Selections, selection shall be upon the result
of said teamís head to head play in regular Season Match.
- That the position for Division
determination shall be determined as of the end of the 9th
Match, prior to the Final Matches being held.
- At the end of each year the executive
Committee, consisting of the current yearís officers and the team
captainís, shall nominate and shall subsequently elect, by a majority of
those present and voting, the state of officers for the following year.
The established rotation of teams shall be followed in the election of the
Secretary of the League.
- Handicap limitations are as follows:
- 1st Team Ė Handicap of
no more than 10
- 2nd Team Ė Handicap of
no more than 14
exceeding these limits will play at the highest number listed for the team
he is playing on. (Maximum Eighteen)