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Qualifier - Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance

Qualifier Information

QUALIFIER INFORMATION:

Date: Monday, June 10
Golf Course: Bellefonte Country Club
Address: 208 Country Club Dr.
City, State: Ashland, KY 41104

Starting Times: 7 – 11:10 a.m. off No. 1 Tee. Pairings will be posted on ajga.org 48 hours prior to the first tee time. Please arrive 10 minutes early to the tee for announcements.

Registration Time: 6 – 10:40 a.m. Players are encouraged to arrive no more than one hour before their tee time to register. Players are required to register before the start of their round. Please arrive 5 minutes early to the tee.

Registration Location: Bellefonte Country Club – Yancey Pavilion

Practice Facilities: The practice facilities will open at 6:00 a.m. Players are encouraged to arrive on-site no more than one hour before their posted tee time. The driving range at Bellefonte Country Club has an iron-only restriction, please see the off-site range section for more information.

Qualifying Policy: Players must declare their intention in the scoring area to either accept a spot in the tournament field should they qualify or not. Once a player has signed his/her scorecard, the decision is final. Players who earn Performance Based Entry status will have the current season and the following season to use the Performance Stars. Players who qualify or accept a spot in the tournament do NOT forfeit Performance Based Entry status earned in the AJGA Qualifier.

Qualifying Spots: The exact number of qualifying spots will be posted at the qualifier registration area. Any ties for the final qualifying spots will be determined by a sudden-death playoff upon the conclusion of play.

Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather that warrants a cancellation of the AJGA Qualifier, the remaining tournament spots will be decided by Performance Based Entry.

Alternate Status: In case of tournament withdrawals, participants who fail to qualify with the next best score will be placed on an alternate list. Alternate status will be determined by the following formula:

1. The order of finish in a playoff.
2. Total score on Nos. 1-6 handicap holes on the course scorecard.
3. Total score on Nos. 7-12 handicap holes on the course scorecard.
4. Lowest individual hole score starting at No. 1 handicap hole until the tie is broken.
5. By lot.

Junior Plus Member Swing Videos by FLIGHTSCOPE : All Junior Plus Members may record swing metrics and an HD video through FlightScope technology on the driving range at any time during the event. Players can share videos and data in their Player Center, shared to college coaches through AJGA recruiting profiles. Contact the Tournament Director to schedule time to film a swing video.

Clubhouse Guidelines: More information regarding clubhouse access will be available at a later date.

Scorecards : Players will be required to bring a smart phone or device with internet capabilities that supports the Golf Genius application (available on iOS or Android) to use for their official scorecard and live scoring during all AJGA events. Please make sure you have the most updated version of the app. Instructions on how to use the app can be found here . Each player will be provided with a GGID at the starting tee and will be assigned to mark for another player in the group. The player is responsible for providing their own device and ensuring it is fully charged for the round.

Tournament Information: Tournament Information will be given to all qualifiers by the Tournament Director via e-mail and text at the conclusion of the Qualifier. For those players who qualify, the $295 Tournament entry fee will be reduced by the amount the player paid for entry into the Qualifier. The remaining entry fee will need to be paid via the Players Center prior to Tournament Registration. Qualifiers who are not AJGA members must complete the AJGA membership application online and pay the membership fee prior to the tournament.

Tournament Headquarters: Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance Tournament Headquarters is located in the Bellefonte Clubhouse Basement. Please feel free to call Tournament Headquarters at (412) 638-7790, with any questions. Players and parents are encouraged to call or email the Tournament Director with any questions that they may have and avoid visiting the Tournament Headquarters.

PRACTICE ROUND INFORMATION:

Bellefonte Country Club’s course and practice facilities are CLOSED to AJGA participants (who are not themselves members of the club) other than the date(s) and times listed below.

Attempting to practice, play or see the golf course and practice facilities (includes contacting the club or members inquiring about alternative times to practice or play) is not permitted at any time.

Players and guests must comply with all rules & expectations at the host facility including, but not limited to, a restriction of the number of shots to be played, disrespectful behavior towards host club staff and/or members, overall time limits and limitations of non-paying guests.

Failure to comply with the host facilities rules and regulations and the AJGA Player and Spectator Code of Conduct may result in the following penalties:

1. Forfeiture of your official practice round
2. Two stroke penalty or disqualification from the tournament
3. Loss of spectating privileges for the player involved.

Reservation Method: Call (606) 324-2107
Player Cost: $40
Cart Cost: $19
Dates Available: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, June 9 - based on availability.

Off-Site Driving Range: The driving range at Bellefonte Country Club has an iron-only restriction. If players wish to have more time to warm up prior to the round or practice following play the Creekside Golf Range located 5.9 miles away is available starting at 8 a.m.

HOTEL/HOUSING INFORMATION:

AJGA Host Hotel: Delta by Marriott – Ashland Downtown
Hotel Address: 1441 Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY 41101
AJGA Special Rate: $129 ($169 Average rate at this time)
Hotel Tax Rate: 12.3%
Rate Includes: WIFI / Access to Fitness Center
Distance to Golf Course: Click Here

Reservation Method: (606) 327-1100 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking Link: Click Here
Cutoff Date: Thursday, May 25
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.

Your stay at the host hotel supports the tournament's overall success and charitable giving as well as strengthens the AJGA's ability to secure the most competitive rate for future events.

TRANSPORTATION

Airport: Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS)
Distance to Host Hotel: HTS - 10.4 miles
Distance to Golf Course: HTS - 14.1 miles

AJGA Preferred Rentals: Avis and Budget, the preferred rental car brands of the American Junior Golf Association, provide AJGA members and their families with savings on vehicles for all AJGA event-related and personal travel. To see rates for all events, visit these links:

· Avis
· Budget

OTHER INFORMATION:

Official Yardage Book and Green Guide – StrackaLine: StrackaLine provides a 20% discount on yardage books and greens guides to participants of the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by Encova Insurance hosted at Bellefonte Country Club. The discount can be accessed online here .

Official Push Cart of the AJGA – Bag Boy: As the Official Push Cart of the AJGA, Bag Boy will be providing all players the opportunity to borrow a Nitron push cart up to two times at any tournament throughout the year. Push carts will be available on a first come, first-serve basis at every event, and players who borrow a push cart during an AJGA event will become eligible to win a free Bag Boy push cart in December. If you are interested, see the Tournament Director on-site to reserve your cart and sign an agreement form. Push carts cannot be reserved prior to arriving on-site.

Rangefinders: The AJGA allows the usage of distance-measuring devices in all AJGA competitions. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device to gauge or MEASURE OTHER CONDITIONS that might affect his/her play (e.g., gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 4.3(1).

Spectator Golf Carts: Golf carts and spectator carts are not allowed without a Government issued Blue Permanent Handicap placard. Please see the Tournament Director on-site to receive an approved cart.

Push Carts: Push carts (non-motorized) are approved for use by all players as permitted by the host facility. Players are responsible for providing their own push carts.