Metropolitan Amateur Series presented by Imperial Headwear

The Metropolitan Amateur Series is a series of six events throughout 2017 with a 2-day series ending Championship!  Golfers of ALL skill levels and ages are welcome to join the series.IH_Since_reddot copy  We are adding a Two-Man Team Event to the schedule this year as a fun event, so think about who your partner may be!

Each event will have four flights: Scratch Open…Net Open…Senior Open and Senior Net.  The 2-day Championship field will be an invitational event, series members will earn points during the six event season to earn a spot in the Championship!

Amateur Series Points System
2017 Amateur Series Printable Registration Form

2017 Amateur Series Schedule of Events

EventDate(s)VenueEntry DeadlineRegistration
Event #1May 15WingHaven CCMay 8Online Registration
Event #2June 12Tamarack GCJune 5Online Registration
Event #3June 30Bear Creek GCJune 23Online Registration
Event #4July 10Persimmon Woods GCJuly 3Online Registration
Event #5August 11Annbriar GCAugust 4Online Registration
Event #6August 28The Quarry at Crystal SpringsAugust 21Online Registration
Two-Man EventSeptember 25Far Oaks GCSeptember 18Online Registration
Two-Day ChampionshipOctober 7-8Aberdeen GCInvitationalOnline Registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rules and Regulations
Series Membership and Event Entry Fees

Series membership is $25.00 if you have a USGA GHIN Handicap Index with a MAGA Member Club.  Golfers who do not have a GHIN Handicap Index, may join the Metropolitan Golf Club to establish a handicap index.  Entry fees per event include: green fees, cart fees and prize certificates.

Prize Certificates
Prize certificates are awarded for each event in each flight.  The number of places is based on the number of entries.  Prize certificates may be redeemed at the Club where played.

Format and Field
18 holes stroke play, field limited to 96 players per event.

Eligibility and Flights
We recommend playing in the Scratch Open Flight if you…
Have an active USGA Handicap Index of 5.4 or less
Play from a course setup of 6600+ yards
Want to compete in GROSS scoring only

We recommend playing in the Net Open Flight if you…
Have an active USGA Handicap Index of more than 5.4
Play from a course setup of 6200-6800 yards
Want to compete in NET scoring only

We recommend playing in the Senior Gross Flight if you…
Are 50 years of age;
Have an active USGA Handicap index of 7.4 or less
Play from a course setup of 6200-6800 yards
Want to compete in GROSS scoring only

We recommend playing in the Senior Net Flight if you…
Are 50 years of age;
Have an active USGA Handicap Index of more than 7.4
Play from a course setup of 5800-6200 yards
Want to compete in NET scoring only

These are ONLY suggestions, feel free to participate in any flight you wish.

Entry Procedure
All entries must be received by 5:00pm on the entry deadline.  MAGA only accepts online, mailed or delivered entries.  NO WALK ups will be allowed!  Use the APPLICATION FOR ENTRY attached hereto for any or all of your entries.

Withdrawal Policy
1. Withdrawal before entry deadline – refund in the amount of entry fee less administrative fee of $5.00
2. Withdrawal after entry deadline regardless of reason – entry fee less $25.00

Starting Times and Player Information
Groupings will be emailed and posted on the MAGA website following the entry deadline.  Starting times for weekday events will begin at 8:00am; weekend events will begin at 11:00am.  All events will begin from the 1st tee.

Tour Championship
Based on points earned during the regular season, the top 18 players and ties from each flight will be invited to the Series Championship.  This will be a 2-day event at the end of the season.  A player must participate in 2 events in their respective flight to be eligible for the Series Championship.

No-Shows & No-Cards
A player who does not participate in an event that they are registered for and does not properly withdraw from the event will be considered a no-show. A player who fails to return their scorecard following their round will be DISQUALIFIED from the event and will be considered a no-card.

  1. A player who no-shows and/or no-cards at an event will have three (3) points deducted from their Metropolitan Amateur Series Ranking.
  2. If a player no-shows and/or no-cards twice in one season they will no longer be eligible for the Series Championship.

Change of Flights
A member may elect to change flights one time during the season.  Amateur Series Ranking Points gained from previous events, will not transfer into the members new Series Ranking.
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Metropolitan Amateur Series Point System

Each player who participates in an Amateur Series event will receive a minimum of 5 points for their participation in the event; they must return a scorecard to receive the minimum points.

A player must participate in two (2) regular series events to be eligible to receive an invitation to the Series Championship.

Top eighteen (18) players and ties in each Flight will be invited to the Series Championship.

The following points will be awarded in each flight, based upon the final results.  For any tie(s) for the overall winner in a specific flight, see Appendix I of the USGA Rules of Golf, How to Decide Ties, Paragraph (c).  All other ties will be divided equally.
1. 100
2. 75
3. 65
4. 55
5. 45
6. 35
7. 30
8. 25
9. 20
10. 15
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