Player Policies

Factors Used to Determine Overall Time Par

Overall time par is the amount of time in which the AJGA Tournament Committee expects all players to complete a round. This will be expressed on a per-hole basis and an overall time for 18 holes.

  • Size of the tournament field
  • Number of players in grouping
  • Single tee or two tee start and interval of time
  • Course marking (OB, Penalty Areas, GUR)
  • Course set up (hole locations, yardage, rough)
  • Speed of the greens
  • Distance of walks from green to tee
  • Weather
  • Reachable Par 5s
  • Driveable Par 4s
  • Course conditions (hard/fast vs. soft/slow)
  • Number of Rules Officials to monitor play