Dutch International Open Amateur Championship
BurgGolf Purmer

Rules and regulations

Dutch International Open Mid-Amateur 2019

October 18 – 19, Men & Ladies

De Purmer Golf Resort Purmerend, The Netherlands

Venue

BurgGolf Golfresort De Purmer

Westerweg 60, 1445 AD Purmerend, The Netherlands

Telephone: +31 (0) 299 481 616

E-mail: golf course r.van.der.linden@burggolf.nl (for tee times practice rounds)

E-mail tournament director: info@dutchmidamateurgolf.nl

Telephone tournament director: +31 (0) 654654952

The BurgGolf Golfresort De Purmer is a 30 minute drive (39 KM) from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

Program

• Thursday October 17: practice round

• Friday October 18 First Strokeplay Round, 18-holes (followed by tournament dinner, casual clothes)

• Saturday October 19 Final Strokeplay Round, 18-holes - prize giving ceremony

Registration form

Registration for the tournament will be online:

https://www.dutchmidamateurgolf.nl/tournament/entryform/

Entries

The entry will open May 23rd. Deadline for entries will October 14th at 23:59. The entry fee, which will be €160,- should be paid online directly after entry. The entry fee includes one practice round on Thursday October 17, the fee for the competition, free use of driving range balls on all three days, coffee/tea buffet at arrival on the tournament days, tournament dinner after the first round on Friday evening.

The list of participants will be send out by e-mail to all entrants. Participation is on a first come first serve base.

Starting list

Will be published on social media en via email to all competitors on Tuesday October 15.

Championship conditions

The Dutch International Open Mid-Amateur Championship shall be open to players who are member of a recognised golf club; who have an Amateur Status and who hold an EGA handicap of not more than 14.8 (ladies) or 12.4 (men) and who have attained the age of 30 years before October 17th 2019.

The Championship

The championship shall be played in accordance with the Rules of Golf as approved by the R&A Golf Club of St. Andrews. The Championship shall consist of 36 holes of Strokeplay, one round of 18 holes on each of the two days. There will be no cut. In case of a tie for the Championship there shall be a hole-by-hole playoff, immediately after the final card has been returned, to determine the winner. Ties for the other prizes will be decided on the lowest score for the last 18 holes, (or 9, or 6, or 3, or 1 hole).

Ready Golf

Ready golf applies to all rounds played; practice rounds and tournament rounds.

Practicing in between rounds

Rule 5.2b has been amended as follows: a player is not allowed to practice on the championship course in between rounds.

Clubs and ball

• List of compliant driver heads

• List of conforming golf balls

Pages 495-497 Official Guide to the Rules of Golf apply.

Caddies

Caddies are allowed during the DIOMAC.

Transport

Players are not allowed to use any form of transport during the round without the permission of the Commission. Page 498 Official guide to the golf rules applies.

Courtesy

With reference to Rule 1.2b, the participant must refrain from any behavior that is considered unacceptable by the committee and / or that can be experienced as a nuisance by the co-player (s) of the opponent (s), and to adhere to the etiquette as included in lines 1-2. If there is a serious violation of the etiquette, the commission will disqualify the player. A serious consequence can in any case be qualified as a result of the rules of conduct as they are mentioned in the annex, but are not limited to certain results. During the tournament, the participant must also refrain from any act that may harm the interests of the organization, the Purmer GC or golf in general.

Cancellation policy

• Before August 1 costs: 20-euro administration fee plus the costs for the refund via your chosen payment provider.

• Between August 1 - September 1: 20-euro administration fee plus 25% of the hotel/tournament packages + costs for the refund via your chosen payment provider.

• Between September 1 - October 1: 20-euro administration fee plus 50% of the hotel/tournament packages + costs for the refund via your chosen payment provider.

• As of October 1: No refund of any of the tournament entry fee or the hotel accommodation.

• Simply not paying the entry fee and/or the hotel accommodation means you are taken out of the tournament, but this does NOT mean that your obligation to pay has stopped.

• Entering and not paying will be shared with the international- and your local golf authorities.