Match Play Tournament Rules
$5.00 for INITIAL ENTRY - Prior to Qualifier
$15.00 ADDITIONAL - Upon Advancing to Match Play
The Match Play Tournament Qualifier will be held in early May with an Alternate Qualifying Date. Signup beforehand, pay entry ($5) and submit 18-hole Net score from Blue Tees.
FOUR FLIGHTS* A, B, C, D
After qualifying, this is a Net (handicapped) Match Play competition.
Strokes are given equal to difference between the players MOST CURRENT course handicaps. These strokes fall on individual holes per handicap rating on the scorecard.
TOP 16* QUALIFIERS IN EACH FLIGHT - Advance to individual match play competition over the season until each flight crowns a winner. All 64 qualifiers will be required to pay an additional $15 entry before the 1st match.
AT THE COMPLETION OF FLIGHT PLAY - Winners of the 4 flights will compete to crown a CHAMPION: Flight A will play Flight B; Flight C will play Flight D.
YOU MUST TURN IN A COMPLETED SCORECARD AND POST YOUR SCORES ON THE BFR SCORING COMPUTER AFTER EACH MATCH. PENALTY SCORES WILL BE ASSESSED IF SCORES ARE NOT POSTED!
QUALIFYING AND ALL MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED FROM THE BLUE TEES WITH NET SCORING AT 100%.
All matches are to be played on agreed upon date and time by both participants from the Blue tees on the White & Blue Nines; both players must agree to use other course configurations (tees and nines).
Players are to ALWAYS use their CURRENT home course handicap at the time of the match and players are responsible to determine handicaps prior to start of each match. All matches are to be played at BFR. Play on Sundays is strongly discouraged.
SUDDEN DEATH - If matches are not completed in 18 holes, players will proceed to Hole #1 on the Blue Course to start a sudden death tie-breaker. Handicap strokes will continue to apply as before on the Blue Course.
*Note - All information is based on 75 entrants and 4 Flights of with 16 qualifiers per Flight. The Tournament Committee will make adjustments to the prize money payouts as necessary.
This tourney is self-funded. All entrants are required to pay $5 prior to the qualifying round. The 8 qualifiers in each flight (A, B, C, & D - 32 total) must pay an additional $15 upon advancing to match play.
Qualifiers will not be allowed to sign up for subsequent weekly BFRMC Sunday tee times until all entrance fees are paid in full.
Participants are to make contact with their opponent to set up their match.
If contact has not been made or both participants have not agreed upon a match play date within this first week, both participants are required to contact the responsible Tournament Committee sponsor (immediately via email or telephone) concerning a complete explanation of the circumstances. Contact the Pro Shop staff for referral to the Tournament Committee sponsor. Information forwarded should include at a minimum:
the dates of attempted contact with opponent,
the match dates offered and reasons not agreed to,
4 dates/times when player is available for completion of the match.
Upon receipt of this information, the Tournament Committee sponsor will contact the participants to set an alternative date and time for the match to take place.
If participants cannot complete their match by the deadline or as otherwise requested, the Tournament Committee will determine the default winner or declare a double forfeit and subsequent disqualification of both participants.
Any and all decisions made by the Tournament Committee are FINAL.