Club Address: Swinley Forest GC, Coronation Road, Ascot, SL5 9LE Tel: 01344 295282
Package Includes: Tea/Coffee & bacon roll on arrival, one round am, 4 course carvery lunch between rounds (jacket required), one round pm, afternoon tea after pm round, prizes for am, pm & 36 hole competitions.
Tee Times: Play starts at 8.00am (two tee start from tee 1 & 10) and again at 14.00pm (two tee start from tee 1 & 10).
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are starting on the 10th tee in the morning round please allow an extra five minutes to get to the tee as this involves a short drive across the course.
If you require an early or late tee time or there is someone you would like to play with, please make your request via the Message facility in your locker.
The draw will be on the website 48 hours prior to the event.
Registration: The registration desk will be set up in the Clubhouse from 7.00am.
Scoring Format: Play will be in threeballs and the scoring format will be Individual Stableford with full handicap allowance. The maximum handicap limits will be 24 for men and 30 for ladies.
CDH number: All new competitors must provide their CDH number. This is the unique number issued to each golf club member by their Home Golf Union and it enables us to check your handicap and for your handicap to be updated following GAGT events.
Golfers from overseas will need to provide proof of handicap.
CONGU qualifiers: The Tour has CONGU status and all the events in the UK will be run as CONGU qualifying events.
Practice facilities: There is a short practice area at Swinley Forest which is only suitable for hitting up to a 7 iron. You need to provide your own practice balls. There is a practice net and a putting green.
On course refreshments: There is no halfway house at Swinley Forest and you are advised to buy drinks from the pro shop before going out.
Prizes: Each round will be a separate competition and both will count towards the Order of Merit. There will be prizes for at least the first, second and third place each round plus an overall 36 hole prize. There will also be two Nearest the Pin Competitions. The presentation will take place shortly after the last match has finished.
Nearest the Pin: There will be two Nearest the Pin Competitions, morning and afternoon.
Catering: A carvery will be served in between rounds and a snack will be available following the second round. Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket & tie in the Dining Room at lunchtime.
Sweep: There will be an optional sweep of £10 per round to include a 2s sweep and a competition sweep.
GAGT Order of Merit: Merit points will be awarded on the basis of 100pts to the winner, 99pts for runner up, 98pts for third and so on. To be eligible for merit points you need to be a current member of the GAG Tour for an annual subscription of £40. You can join online at golftour.golf or call Kelly/Debbie on 0345 466 2222.
CONGU Qualifier: This event will be a CONGU handicap qualifying event so you will need to know your exact playing handicap when you check in. A Competition Standard Scratch Score will be calculated and handicaps will be amended according to CONGU guidelines.
Dress: Gentlemen MUST wear a jacket & tie in the Dining Room at lunchtime.
GPS range finding equipment: The use of GPS range finding devices is permitted on the Tour.
Late Cancellation: Please note that once we have submitted numbers to the golf club they will make a charge for late cancellation.