Board of Directors
has been hard at work this off-season seeking out ways to
improve our club for the new season.
A few important changes for
this year are noted below:
Time to mix it up with some great courses!!!
The new GTGP schedule
includes this year, the Tour visits Jeffersonville,
Wood Crest, Deerfield and some private courses
Country Club and Hartefeld National. Several courses return after an
absence last year, including Olde Homestead and
Twisted Dune . At the same time, several
favorites from our first eight seasons remain on
GTGP Tour Championship,
a season-ending 36-hole stroke play event, moves to
Olde Homestead & Broad Run. We have decided to
change the total to 18,000,000. Of
this, 8,000,000 will be awarded for the first event
witch is ussually a less challenging course, and
10,000,000 for the last event which is typically more
difficult. There will be no bonus 10,000,000 purse
for combined score anymore this was very laborsome to
calculate and has drawn much criticism over the years.
The duration of the
GTGP season schedule is set at 23 to 25
regular season events, running from April to September.
GTGP will travel to a yet
to be determined site for the 2017 GTGP Event. The
matches consist of a 2-player
better ball competition on Saturday afternoon and individual net singles matches on Sunday morning.
Qualifying provisions for this event will be the same as
last year, with the team being
selected from the Top players on the final GTGP Money
List (number of players to be determined), and each of the players with the lowest ten
Adjusted Net and lowest ten
Adjusted Gross scores who
have not already qualified. Members must play in a
minimum of ten events to qualify. The final spot for the
trip will always be awarded to a none qualifying board
Effective for the
2017 season we will only
be using one tee selection and try to keep everyone around
6000 yards. We have had very little interest in the back
tees in the past, and with all the other work with the web site
this season we think this will make more sense.
fee of $100 now includes a USGA handicap through the
Golf Association of
Philadelphia (GAP). This will provide you, our
members, with a $25 savings over previous seasons when
the handicap fee was charged separately. As our
long-time members know, our annual membership fee of
$100 has remained unchanged since our inaugural 2005
will be required to keep their handicap updated through
the GHIN system.
This will help to streamline the Board's updating of
handicaps in preparation for the events.
have been made to the policy for cancelling events due
to inclement weather. If an event is cancelled in
advance by the Board of Directors due to the forecast of
inclement weather, the cancellation will be posted on
the club web site not later than noon on the day before
the event. Please see the
Club Policies page for
policy has been established (just in case!) that
requires a minimum of twelve registered members for an
event to be considered an official GTGP event counting
toward the season ending championship.