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The Lay Up: January 2017

New Local Rule Takes Effect on January 1

The DSGA will adopt the new local rule for accidental movement of the ball on the putting green for all events in 2017.  The USGA is also adopting the local rule for all qualifiers and championship rounds in 2017.  Below are some resources to help you put the local rule in play correctly:


2017 Schedules Almost Complete

The 2017 schedules for the DSGA and DSGA Women’s Division are nearing completion!    Here’s a few highlights:

  • The season will open at Cripple Creek CC on Friday, April 7: might as well play golf when all we’re going to do at work is live-stream The Masters, right?
  • The debut of the Pro-Am Interclub Championship: One golf professional and three of your club’s top amateurs are invited to compete at Heritage Shores on July 10.  Top 4 teams will finish the day in a Shootout for the top prize & bragging rights
  • Mid-Open Championship age requirement drops to 30 years old
  • The DSGA Women’s Division: a full slate of events for all ability levels – all women at DSGA member clubs with an active handicap are welcome – no extra membership fees!
  • Master List of nearby USGA Qualifiers is now available to help you plan your 2017 schedule


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