DATES: Mon-Wed, July 22-24, 2013
The Glen Club
2901 West Lake Avenue
Glenview, IL 60026
EVENT: The Illinois Open Championship is a 54-hole stroke play event with a 156 player field size limit. The starting times will be comprised of place-winners in the qualifying events and those players exempted from qualifying. Following 36 holes of play, the field will be cut to the low 50 scorers plus ties. In case of a tie for the Championship, a three (3) hole total stroke play-off will take place following the posting of the final score. If the tie has not been broken after three holes, the playoff will continue at sudden death. Playoff holes to be determined by the rules committee.
ELIGIBILITY: All PGA Members, Apprentices, golf professionals and amateurs with a handicap index of 10.0 or less who are legal residents of the state of Illinois.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday, June 3, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. All entry fees must be made online at www.ipga.com.ENTRY FEE:
All entry fees are non-refundable after the entry deadline, except for family emergencies, family death or medical emergencies. All refund requests due to medical emergencies must be accompanied by documentation from a physician.
Please see the withdraw policy below for further information.
Unless otherwise stated on the entry form, the following refund policy applies to all Illinois PGA Section events:
NOTE: A competitor will NOT be eligible for a refund if: (1) The competitor “no shows” at an event, AND (2) fails to notify the Section office, host facility staff or on-site Section staff prior to his/her assigned starting time.
FIELD SIZE: 156 contestants. The field will be cut to the low 50 scores and ties after 36-holes.
CADDIES: Contestants may bring their own caddies.
SPECTATOR POLICY: All spectators must walk, unless a documented medical condition requiring the use of a golf car has been approved by the Tournament Committee by July 1, 2013. Please contact the Illinois PGA at (847) 729-5700 if a spectator following you requires a medical exemption. NO ON-SITE REQUESTS FOR SPECTATOR CARTS WILL BE ACCOMMODATED.
STARTING TIMES & GROUPINGS: Contestants shall be responsible for their starting times and groupings. All starting times and groupings will be listed on www.ipga.com as well as emailed to all players once they are finalized.
SPIKE POLICY: Metal and/or soil penetrating spikes will not be allowed at any Illinois PGA sanctioned event unless otherwise specified. Further information on this policy is listed in the Illinois PGA Section Tournament Rules & Regulations, which can be viewed at www.ipga.com. Penalty for breach of this rule is DISQUALIFICATION.
DRESS CODE: Contestants may not wear blue jeans and may not wear collarless t-shirt or tank tops. Men will observe the dress code of the PGA TOUR, NO SHORTS. Women will observe the dress code of the LPGA TOUR. While on the host facility property, caddies may wear either long pants or tailored solid colored knee length shorts. Blue jeans, cutoffs, T-shirts or shirts with no collar shall not be worn. Smooth rubber sole shoes are required. Golf shoes with traditional metal or soft spikes are prohibited.
CONDUCT: While on host facility property during qualifying rounds; players and caddies shall conduct themselves in a professional manner. The Illinois Section PGA Section reserves the right to remove a player from the qualifying competition for; non-competitiveness; conduct unbecoming a professional by the player; conduct unbecoming a professional by the players’ caddie.
RULES OF GOLF: Play shall be governed in accordance with the Rules of Golf of the United States Golf Association, as modified by the IPGA Local Rules and Conditions of Competition card and supplemented by the Notice to Competitors. Questions or disputes shall be settled by the on site.
DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions to The Glen Club
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