FAQ

Majors

 

Four Major tournaments are played each year:

 

April – Jones Open        May – Palmer Open

July  – Player Open       September – Nicklaus Open

 

Two divisions split by course playing handicap.

AwardsPlace 1 – 5 (or more),   Low Gross for each Division & FM.

Qualification – At least five (5) rounds of posted scores in LCMGA play in the current calendar year.  For Jones Open, five (5) rounds of posted scores in LCMGA play since September 1 of prior year.

Points will be awarded for Place 1-10 for year end Laurel Canyon Cup Championship qualification.

 

NOTE 1:  The max score on any hole will be 10.  Please pick up if your are going to get a 10 for pace of play.  

NOTE 2:  There are no gimme putts.

NOTE 3:  Entry Fee $15

 

Par 3

The Fairways of Canton course will be set up as eighteen par 3s.  

Two divisions split by course playing handicap.

AwardsPlace 1 – 5 (or more),   Low Gross for each Division & FM.

Qualification – At least five (5) rounds of posted scores in LCMGA play in the current calendar year.  

Points will be awarded for Place 1-10 for year end Laurel Canyon Cup Championship qualification.

 

NOTE 1:  The max score on any hole will be 7.  Please pick up after 6 shots.   

NOTE 2:  There are no gimme putts.

NOTE 3:  Entry Fee $5

 

League Championship

 

A two day event held in October.

Two divisions split by course playing handicap.

AwardsPlace 1 – 5 (two day low net total), Total two day Low Gross for each Division, FM final day.

Qualification – At least ten (10) rounds of LCMGA play in the current calendar year. 

Points will be awarded for Place 1-10 for year end Laurel Canyon Cup Championship qualification.

 

 

Match Play

 

Single elimination Match Play Event starting in April.

Signup will begin in March and close in the middle of April.

The match play number of players will be limited to a number that will allow a uniform bracket – i.e. 48 etc.

Brackets will be developed via blind draw.  All matches must be be completed before September 20, 2019.

Scoring:  Low Net hole by hole. Winner determined by total holes won. (no max score).

Play off low handicap to determine strokes for each hole. If Player A has a handicap of 17 and Player B has a handicap of 27, player B receives 1 stroke on the 10 hardest holes.

If matched is tied after 18 holes, play continues until a hole is won. Ideally, play would continue with hole 1. However, the course may be full. If both players agree, they may play any hole(s) agreed upon. Ideally, the match should be determined the same day.

Awards – TBD

Qualification – At least five (5) rounds of LCMGA play in the current calendar year. 

Points will be awarded as follows: 

  1st    –  20 pts                   2nd           -15 pts

 Semi Final – 10 pts       Qtr Final   -5 pts

Points will be added towards year end Laurel Canyon Cup Championship qualification.

 

Laurel Canyon Cup Championship

 

The Laurel Canyon Cup Championship is a two-day Ryder Cup Format event consisting of two teams.

 

Qualification:  Your accumulated points in the Four Majors, the Match Play Event and the League Championship will determine qualification.  The top 22 players from each Division (split by course playing handicap).  A total of 44 players.

Team Captains

Captain Team 1 – The highest point winner from Division 1 and the second highest in Division 2.

Captain Team 2 – The highest point winner from Division 2 and the second highest in Division 1.

 

Team Selection Process

The Team Captains (via round robin draft) will pick their team from the pool 42 players.  Each team will have a total of 22 players (11 from each division).  Once teams are selected, the captains will then decide who plays in the match play events each day. (i.e. deciding two-somes, four-somes, singles matches, etc)

Ryder Cup Format Day 1 – TBD.

Ryder Cup Format Day 2 – TBD.

Awards – TBD