AMATEUR DIVISION RULES

The 3RVRS GOLF TOUR AMATEUR DIVISION has 2 competitive divisions within.

The first is the GROSS Division. This division is for the golfer who is seasoned for competitive tournament play and is also comfortable playing at scratch. The NET Division is for the golfer looking for a competitive tournament round or wants the experience, but needs the help of their handicap. 

 

BELOW ARE THE OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE 3RVRS GOLF TOUR AMATEUR DIVISIONS:

 

ELIGIBILITY – 
THE 3RVRS GOLF TOUR AMATEUR DIVISION IS OPEN TO ANY AMATEUR PLAYER WHO HAS A DESIRE TO PLAY COMPETITIVELY. GOLFERS COMPETING IN THE NET DIVISION MUST HAVE USGA HANDICAP INDEX. PLAYERS WITHOUT A HANDICAP MAY STILL COMPETE, BUT WILL BE LIMITED TO A NET 70 AS LOWEST SCORE POSSIBLE. **

 

PAIRINGS AND TEE TIMES – 
PAIRINGS AND STARTING TIMES WILL BE POSTED NO LATER THAN THURSDAY OF TOURNAMENT WEEK BY 8:00PM EST. THE 3RVRS GOLF TOUR DOES NOT ACCEPT PAIRING REQUESTS. WE WILL TRY AND ACCOMMODATE STARTING TIME REQUESTS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. 

 

RULES:
ALL 3RVRS TOUR EVENTS WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE USGA RULES OF GOLF. UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES WILL RESULT IN TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES BEING IN AFFECT. IF DOUBT AS TO PROCEDURE OCCURS, PLEASE PLAY 2 BALLS AND RECEIVE A RULING BEFORE SIGNING SCORECARD  FROM THE RULES COMMITTEE. 

CELL PHONE POLICY:

CELL PHONES WILL BE PERMITTED, SO LONG AS THEY DO NOT DISRUPT PLAY. PHONES MUST BE ON SILENT AND CALLS MUST ONLY BE MADE IN EMERGENCY, OR RULING SITUATIONS.

DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICES:

RANGE FINDERS AND GPS UNITS MAY BE USED. GPS AND RANGE FINDERS MUST MEASURE DISTANCES ONLY.

DRESS CODE:
PLAYERS MUST ADHERE TO DRESS CODE, COLLARED SHIRTS, GOLF SLACKS, OR SHORTS.EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE FOR OUR EARLY AND LATE SEASON EVENTS. 

 

FIELD SIZES:
FIELD SIZES WILL VARY FROM TOURNAMENT TO TOURNAMENT. EVENTS WILL FILL. IF YOU INTEND ON SECURING A SPOT IN THE FIELD, PLEASE SIGN UP EARLY. WE WILL KEEP WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE UPDATED WITH EVENT NEWS. 

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:
IF GOLF COURSE REMAINS PLAYABLE, AND SAFE GOLF CONDITIONS EXIST, WE WILL COMPLETE THE EVENT. SHOULD INCLEMENT WEATHER SUSPEND PLAY, TOUR OFFICIALS WILL WORK IN A TIMELY MANNER TO MAKE A DECISION ON THE COMPLETION OF THE TOURNAMENT. IF 9 HOLES ARE COMPLETED, THE TOURNAMENT BECOMES OFFICIAL. SCORES WILL BE OFFICIAL AFTER EACH COMPLETED HOLE. IN THE EVENT OF A RAIN OUT, WE WILL REFUND ENTRY FEES, AND RAIN CHECKS WILL BE AT DISCRETION OF HOST GOLF PROFESSIONAL . 

PACE OF PLAY:

ALL PLAYERS MUST MAINTAIN PACE OF PLAY. IF ANY GROUP FALLS OUT OF POSITION, PLAYERS WILL BE SUBJECT TO PENALTIES IF THEY DO NOT INCREASE PACE AFTER RECEIVING AN INITIAL WARNING. PLAYERS MUST TAKE INITIAL RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY FELLOW PLAYERS IN GROUP THAT THEY ARE OUT OF POSITION. 


                                                                           QUICK FACTS:
ENTRY PROCEDURE – 
ENTRIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED VIA 3RVRSTOUR.COM THROUGH THE SCHEDULE PAGE,  EACH EVENT HAS A SIGN UP BUTTON THAT WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE PAYPAL LINK FOR ENTRY FEE. 

PLEASE LIST YOUR NAME, WHAT DIVISION (OPEN OR NET AND THE EVENT NAME IN PAYPAL DESCRIPTION BOX.. 

ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE PENDING FINAL APPROVAL. GOLFERS WILL PAY FOR TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEES ONLY ON THE WEBSITE, WITH GREEN FEES AND OPTIONAL CART FEES COLLECTED AT THE GOLF COURSE ON DAY OF EVENT. ENTRY DEADLINE IS TUESDAY AT 10:00PM EST OF TOURNAMENT WEEK. LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS. 


WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES – 
WD’S WILL BE PERMITTED UP TO ENTRY DEADLINE OF EACH EVENT. THE ENTRY DEADLINE IS TUESDAY OF TOURNAMENT WEEK AT 10:00PM EST. A PLAYER WITHDRAWING BEFORE ENTRY DEADLINE WILL RECEIVE REFUNDED ENTRY FEE, WD’S AFTER ENTRY DEADLINE WILL NOT RECEIVE REFUND. 


FORMAT – 
18 HOLE STROKE PLAY EVENTS WITH GROSS AND NET DIVISION. PLAYERS WITH HANDICAPS OF 6 AND LOWER MUST COMPETE IN GROSS DIVISION. THE 3RVRS GOLF TOUR WILL LIMIT ALL NET DIVISION HANDICAPS TO 80%.


PLAYING ABILITY LEVEL-
WHILE THE 3RVRS GOLF TOUR WELCOMES PLAYERS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS WITH OPEN ARMS, THE TOUR DOES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAINTAIN A “COMPETITIVE” ENVIRONMENT. THE TOUR HAS BEEN DESIGNED FOR PLAYERS LOOKING FOR COMPETITIVE PLAYING OPPORTUNITIES. PACE OF PLAY WILL BE MONITORED, AND HABITUALLY SLOW PLAYERS, AS WELL AS PLAYERS WHO CANNOT MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF GOLFING SKILL OR KNOWLEDGE WILL BE SUBJECT TO REVIEWS. 

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