CONTACT Matthew Bayliff, Tour Operator Carolina Mountain Pro Tour 2527 Hanging Rock Road Inman, SC 29349 Telephone: 864-270-6857 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MOUNTAIN TOUR RULES & REGULATIONS
Eligibility: Events are open to all Professionals regardless of any affiliation with any professional organization and amateurs with current handicap of 6 or less.
Membership Fees: Annual Membership fees are $175.00 for new memberships and $125.00 for a re-newal membership (2016 Members). PGA members and appentices are offered a reduced membership fee of $125.00.
Entry Fees: $170.00 Members. Non-Member entry fee (if accepted) is $200.00. Members receive a $30.00 discount for each event played, priority entry, and preferred tee times. All fees include course cost (green fees) and golf carts.
Amateurs: Amateur winners will receive pro shop credit toward the merchandise of their choice (any "money" won by amateurs will be included in the tour's money list and will also be eligible for the Mountain Tour "Player of the Year" award).
Purse: Always determined by number of entries plus any added sponsor money available. Purse will typically be distributed to the top 29 % of the field. C.M.P.T. has the right to alter the distribution when field is not full (35+ Players = Full Field). Any player earning $600 or more in a single season will be issued an IRS-1099 Form. Any check written from the tour to a player as tour earnings and not deposited in the same calendar year will become null and void.
Ties: Ties for First Place will be played-off on the golf course. However, if an on-course playoff is not possible, the tie will remain and the prize money will be split. All other ties, prize money will be split. Dress Code: Appropriate golf attire is required. Shorts are permitted, but must be Knee length. No blue jeans, sweat pants, cut-offs, or cargos are allowed. While on the course, shirts must always be tucked in.
Entries: Phone, text, or direct email entries are accepted. Call/Text the entry line (864) 270-6857 by Saturday 5:00 PM to enter. Also emails accepted at email@example.com. Also, anyone signing up past the deadline will be subject to a $10 late entry charge.
Caddies: Are permitted, however; competitors are encouraged to use golf carts (cart fees will always be included in your entry fee). Extra carts for friends, family etc. must be approved and paid to host club where permitted before round. If you do decide to utilize a caddy AND take a cart, either the caddy or the player must walk from tee to green. Only inbetween holes will any player and caddy be allowed to ride at any time together during the course of their round. No exceptions.
Practice Rounds: To be arranged and paid by each individual. Being a member of The C.M.P.T. does not entitle anyone to special playing privileges or rates. Pros with PGA credentials should follow the accepted code of conduct with the host professional. The host professional and his staff are the sole judge as to when to play and what rate to pay. Anyone violating this rule will be terminated from future events.
No show:Zero tolerance for no-shows. Any player not showing for tee times will not be allowed entry into any future C.M.P.T. event. Withdraws are to be made to the Tour Director NO LATER than 24 hours before tee time.
Tee Times: Can be obtained by website mountaingolftour.com 7:00 pm the night before tournament.
Payment: Cash and personal checks are preferred. Checks should be made payable to: Carolina Mountain Tour. Credit card payments are also accepted via the paypal buttons located at the bottom of the Mountain Tour Schedule page. Any returned checks will result in a $50.00 service charge and possible suspension from the tour.
Registration: Each player must register and have their applicable fees paid ONE HOUR prior to their respective tee-time. Each player is solely responsible for knowing their registration period.
Right to revoke: The Carolina Mountain Pro Tour reserves the right to revoke playing privileges to any individual participant if it is the sole discretion of the C.M.P.T. that if his or her presence impacts adversely upon, or is detrimental to the image of the tour in any way. All complaints must be submitted in writing. No player shall direct any complaints to the course staff at any time.
Equipment: Drivers, balls, etc must meet the USGA requirements and conform with the rules of golf. *Yardage Devices: Yardage devices are allowed on the Carolina Mountain Tour (no slope devices). *Groove Rule: As of 2014, the Carolina Mountain Tour has adopted the "expert" condition of competition as described in the groove rule changes. 2014 was also the year when PGA sections implemented the new groove specifications for competition.
Email Address firstname.lastname@example.org - Matthew Bayliff, Tour Director