HOST CLUB

The Home Course

Justin Gravatt, General Manager 

2300 Golf House Road

DuPont, WA 98327

(253) 964-0520 – Golf Shop

 

QUALIFYING PORTAL
To access the portal by using the USGA Tournament Management app on your mobile device, login using GGID: WAGOLFMENSAMQ3

 

COVID-19 CHAMPIONSHIP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

All contestants should be familiar with the policies and procedures in place.

 

COVID-19 CHAMPIONSHIP PARTICIPANT WAIVER

All contestants MUST sign the participant waiver prior to arriving at the championship. The waiver will be emailed to all contestants to sign digitally using DocuSign.

 

FIELD LIMIT

The field will be limited to the first 102 qualified entrants. Entries will be accepted according to the time of receipt of entry and entry fee.

 

QUALIFYING SPOTS AVAILABLE

The number of qualifying spots will be determined after entries close on June 14, 2021.

 

In the event of a tie for the final qualifying spots, a hole-by-hole playoff will be used to determine the outcome and will begin immediately after play has been completed.

 

Players who qualify to play in the championship proper at Gold Mountain GC on July 6-8 will be responsible for paying the remaining $125 of the entry fee. Players will be invoiced for the remaining portion by email and will have until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 27 to make payment. Players, who have not made payment by the deadline, will be replaced by a player on the alternate list. 

 

ENTRY DEADLINE

Entry applications, along with the appropriate fee, must be completed or received by WA Golf by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021.

 

REFUND POLICY

Refunds due to cancellation before the close of entry are subject to a $10 service charge. After the close of entry and up until round one pairings are released, refunds for documented and approved medical reasons are subject to a $25 service charge. No refund for any reason will be issued after round one pairings have been released.

 

COURSE YARDAGE

Course yardage is subject to change based on weather/course conditions. Course Yardage: 6,738 yards, par-72

 

LODGING

WA Golf members can enjoy large discounts off hotels, as well as preferred rates for other travel opportunities and entertainment venues by using WA Golf Rewards! You will be prompted to login or create an account using your GHIN #. Once logged in you will be able to search hotels at a large discount.

 

STARTING TIMES AND PAIRINGS

Starting times will be released on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Preferred starting time requests will not be accepted. Starting times will be posted on the WA Golf website (WAgolf.org), on the qualifying portal and will be emailed to each player.

 

ONSITE REGISTRATION

All contestants must register in person with WA Golf at The Home Course prior to starting play. Registration will be located outside the golf shop during the following times:

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23: 6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

SCHEDULE

18-hole stroke-play qualifying. In the event of a tie for the final qualifying spots, it will be decided by a hole-by-hole playoff immediately after play has been completed.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23: Starting times: 7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 

PRACTICE ROUND

Practice rounds are not included in the entry fee. Players may schedule rounds through The Home Course golf shop at (253) 964-0520.

 

FOOD SERVICE (NO-HOST)

Food service will be available at the snack bar window starting at 5:30 a.m. Breakfast, lunch, and snack items will be available as well as beverages. Full menu service in the Golf House Grill will begin at

11:00 a.m.

 

BOTTLED WATER

WA Golf will provide bottled water during the qualifier. Coolers will be at multiple locations on the golf course. A beverage cart will not be on the course during play. 

 

METHODS OF PAYMENT

The Home Course accepts all major credit cards and cash as methods of payment.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

The golf shop and driving range will be open from 5:30 a.m. to dusk.

 

RANGE BALLS

WA Golf will provide contestants with warm-up range balls on the driving range prior to the qualifier.

 

CARTS

The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation for competitors as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect.

 

SPECTATOR CARTS

To provide an equal championship platform for all competitors, the use of carts by spectators is not permitted by WA Golf. 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABLED SPECTATORS

WA Golf is committed to providing an enjoyable spectator experience for people with disabilities at WA Golf Championships. Requests from spectators seeking transportation onto the golf course due to a permanent disability, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), should be submitted one week in advance to the WA Golf Championship Department. While spectator carts may not always be available at each site, WA Golf will make every effort to accommodate these requests when available. 

 

Generally, an ADA covered disability is defined as a “physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual”. See, 42 USCA §12102. Spectators with a “temporary” injury or impairment that is not an ADA disability will not be allowed use of a golf cart under this Policy.

 

Spectators with transportation needs must contact the WA Golf Championship Department prior to the Championship. This full policy is available at the following link: wagolf.org/policies.

 

PULL CARTS

Pull carts will be available to rent for $5 in the golf shop.

 

CADDIES

Host club caddies will not be available. A player may provide his own caddie. Caddies will be required to wear a caddie bib provided on the starting tee.

 

GHIN SCORE POSTING

WA Golf will post competition scores for all players to the USGA GHIN System.

 

DRESS CODE

Players and caddies must be neat in appearance with respect to personal grooming and clothing while on host club property. The WA Golf Dress Code Policy is available at the following link: wagolf.org/policies and will be provided to all players, along with any additional measures required by the host club, in the Player Memorandum.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

WA Golf expects all contestants, caddies, gallery, and guests to exhibit proper conduct and behavior on the golf course and anywhere on club property during a WA Golf Championship. Unbecoming conduct or behavior may be grounds for immediate disqualification, at any time, from any WA Golf event. The following are some examples of unbecoming conduct or behavior:

 

  • Repeated use of loud, abusive, and/or profane language
  • Throwing and/or breaking equipment (club, ball, etc.) in anger or frustration
  • Damaging host club, WA Golf, and/or fellow contestant property
  • Public criticism or verbal abuse of host club, officials, volunteers or staff, and/or WA Golf volunteers, staff or fellow contestants
  • Potential endangerment of others
  • Intentionally violating stated club policy
  • Violation of WA Golf Dress Code and/or Footwear Policy
  • Other conduct deemed unbecoming

 

The Committee in charge of the competition shall be the sole judge of determining Conduct Code violations.

 

STROKE LIMIT

Players must return a score within 15 strokes of the course rating during qualifying. Failure to do so will disqualify the player from entering a qualifier for a minimum of one year.

 

UNOFFICIAL WITHDRAWAL

After the entry deadline and during play of the championship, players must notify WA Golf and state his need to withdraw. Entrants who unofficially withdraw (by not notifying WA Golf or without having sufficient reason) will not be granted entry into any future WA Golf Championship for a minimum of two years.

 

PACE OF PLAY POLICY

Players are encouraged to be familiar with WA Golf’s Pace of Play Policy, which is in effect at all championships.

 

LOCAL RULES AND TERMS OF THE COMPETITION

Players are encouraged to be familiar with WA Golf’s 2021 Local Rules and Terms of the Competition, which will be in effect at all championships.

 

PROHIBITED USE OF AUDIO EQUIPMENT

Rule 4.3 is modified in this way: During a round, a player is not allowed to use an electronic device to listen to music or other audio (such as podcasts or the like), including by using speakers, headphones or earbuds. Penalty for breach of Local Rule - see Rule 4.3.