Monthly Tournament Rules and Prizes
To participate in more than 1 monthly event, you must be a CVGA member for 2022 (annual Membership fee $50)
- Tournament entry fee includes green fee + $20 for prizes
- Stroke play, USGA rules unless otherwise instructed prior to tee off for abnormal conditions
- Players are flighted into 3 brackets to compete for low NET based latest GHIN handicap index
- Players without official GHIN or WHS handicap will be assigned at HC Index by the CVGA Tournament Director (Ricky Truong)
- Championship Flight: HC Index 0-9.9
- A Flight: HC Index 10-17.9
- B Flight: HC Index 18+
CVGA Tournament Scoring System
All members must have an established handicap prior to the tournament to compete for prizes and CVGA cup points.
Tournament Director will assign handicap index to individual who doesn’t have an established handicap.
Tournament handicap = 80% * the course handicap which derived from the established hdcp and Course Rating & Slope.
Net score = Gross score – Tournament Handicap.
Tie breaker will be determined using back 9 score and then we will go into score card playoff starting with the #1 hdcp hole if necessary
The Following Local Rules Will Apply:
1. No max score per hole.
2. OB has 2 options: either hit a provision or drop lateral in fairway with 2 strokes penalty
3. Pick up putt inside the leather
4. You can pick up to identify your ball and you must return it to the exact same spot.
5. Ball in footprint in the bunker will need a witness then ball can be placed outside of the footprint.
6. Plugged ball rough or fairway will need a witness then ball can be cleaned and dropped from knee high.
7. Mud ball if larger than the nickel size will need a witness then ball can be cleaned and drop from knee high.
8. Ball in casual water or ground under repair can be lateral dropped.
9. Lost ball in hazard can either retee or lateral drop from point of entry in fairway with 2 strokes penalty
10. Lost ball due to rough, plugged or falling leaves will need a witness then drop from knee high in the search area with 1 stroke penalty.
11. When there is no drop zone for water or ravines and you fail to make it across the second time, you can drop on the other side and hitting 5.
Monthly Tournament Prizes (based on minimum of 16 players)
- Flight Prizes for low Net
- Championship Flight – $40
- A Flight – $40
- B Flight – $40
- Overall Winner Prize for low Net
- One Prize All Flights – $60
- Closet to the pin on all Par 3 holes
- $20 / per
Note: remainder of entry fee will be used for Year-End Award Banquet to crown the CVGA Cup Champion (see below)
Introducing The Race for the CVGA Cup
For 2022, we are introducing the Race for the CVGA Cup with monthly tournaments beginning in April and running through December. Participants in monthly tournament will be awarded CVGA Cup points based on net results. The member with the most CVGA Cup points at the end of the year will be crown the CVGA Cup Champion and be awarded a new Taylormade Stealth Driver at the Year-end Banquet. Good luck everyone and happy golfing.
The CVGA Cup Champion Prizes
In addition, FEDEX cup style points will be awarded to the top 15 players each month based on low net scores and will accumulate throughout the year. The player with the most points at year end will be crowned CVGA Cup Champion for the year and have their name engraved on the CVGA Cup Trophy. In addition, the top three finishers will be awarded the followings:
- First Place – $500 value (New Driver or GC)
- Second Place – $200 value (New Hybrid or GC)
- Third Place – $100 value (New golf balls or GC)