Board of Directors
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Pace of Play
Clara County Tournaments
A. To become a regular member, an applicant must have amateur
standing and an established USGA index of 38.1 or better. In lieu
of the index requirement, an applicant may play a qualifying round
(112) with a Shoreline WCG Board Member. An applicant
playing a qualifying round is not eligible to participate in that day’s
game. All new members shall play an introductory round with a
Shoreline Board Member.
1. A member may obtain a temporary handicap
by turning in five score cards to the handicap
posting 20 scores, she
will receive an established handicap.
applicant may attempt to qualify 3 times. If unsuccessful
she will be invited to Associate Membership.
3. Regular membership is limited to 120
members. To maintain membership, each member must attend
one general meeting, be a
starter and a scorer (the number of assignments will be based upon the
needs of the club), and play 5 play days during the 12 months ending
December 15. Members 70 years of age and older
must play 3 games during the
12-month period. Members joining after July 1 must attend one general
meeting, play five play days and pay $20 annual dues for that year.
a. When a member represents Shoreline in County Team
Play, she will receive
one-half game credit for that day. If the game is on a Tuesday, she
will receive one-game credit towards her 10-game requirement. If a
member performs the duty of a marshal when Shoreline hosts County team
play, or substitutes for the duty of starter/scorer in addition to her
regular duties, she will also receive one-game credit.
b. If unable to play 10 games, members may send a letter of explanation
by September 15th to the Membership Chairperson. A member may elect to
become an associate for a minimum of six months, after which she may
request a transfer to regular member status.
B. Associate membership is available for women
who wish to have a club membership but are unable to play on regular
play days or qualify as a regular member. Associate Members pay
annual dues and a one-time registration fee of $10.00. Associate
Members play at the end of the field, pay the same discounted rate as a
regular member, but do not participate in the day’s game.
1. Associate members may play at the end of the field on club play days
six times during the year. If requesting a transfer to regular
membership she must shoot the qualifying score and will have priority
on the waiting list if the membership is full.
2. Associate members who were previously regular members need not
re-qualify for regular member status.
C. Life membership may be granted by the Board of Directors to any
member in recognition of outstanding service to the club and shall be
announced at a general meeting. Life members will be included in the
Roster and all Club activities.
II. DUES AND FEES
A. All regular and associate members shall pay dues and fees, as
1. Initiation fee is $25. If a member leaves the club, the initiation
fee will be waived if she rejoins during the following year.
2. Club dues are $44 per year which includes $5 current PWGA dues. Members joining after July 1 pay half
this rate. Exceptions:
Lifetime member - no club dues.
Past Captain - one year only - no club dues.
3. Dues are payable October 1 and are delinquent November 1st. The fine
for delinquent dues is $5. Members who have not paid by November 15
will be dropped as of December 31 and must reapply.
B. If necessary, additional Hole-in-One insurance may be collected.
These funds will be used to pay the bar bill for one drink per member
present on the play day when the hole-in-one was made by a regular
member. If a member makes a hole-in-one on a guest day, the celebration
drinks will be awarded at the next regular play day when she is
present. In addition, a gift from the club will be presented to the
member at the annual awards meeting.
All regular members will be eligible to win sweeps, Closest-to-the-Pin
and chip Ins. Sweeps of $5 per person are included in the payment each
play day to the Pro Shop. Member’s winnings for play days, tournaments
and Closest to the Pin are awarded with merchandise gift certificates
from the Pro Shop on a monthly basis. Should a player withdraw or be
disqualified, she is still eligible for CTP, chip-ins, and can still
post birdies. For all play days and tournaments, ties are broken by
matching cards in accordance with the USGA Rules of Golf, Appendix I. All
members and guests must play to a maximum 40 handicap.
A. The major tournaments are the Club Championship and the Match Play
Tournament. For eligibility, ladies must have been a regular member for
at least three months, have an established handicap, and have
participated in five or more play days in the current club year.
B. The special tournaments are the Invitational, Spring Shoot, Holiday
Shoot and Individual and Partner Eclectics.
C. The monthly Captain's Trophy Day requires a minimum of 12 players.
It may be postponed for one week only, then canceled. To participate,
ladies must have been a regular member for at least three months and
have played five or more play days. If 20 members tee off on Trophy
Day, payouts will be paid, regardless of how many members finish. A
medallion will be awarded to a member when she wins her first Captain’s
D. To participate in the Captain’s Classic a member must win Trophy Day
during her current membership and have played five or more times since
January first of the current year.
IV. PLAY DAYS
A. A minimum of 12 players teeing off shall constitute a play day.
Sweeps will be paid out regardless of how many people finish. Any
member with a temporary handicap is eligible for sweeps. All members
must play to a maximum handicap of 40.
V. GUEST DAYS
A. Members may invite one guest with an established handicap. All
members and guests must play to a maximum handicap of 40.
A. There will be four general meetings per year. The dates and place
are to be set by the Captain. Thirty percent of the regular membership
shall constitute a quorum. Election of officers will take place at the
general meeting in the fall. Special meetings may be called by the
B. The Board of Directors shall meet four times per year. Five members
(delete extra spaces here) shall constitute a quorum. The Captain may
call a special meeting at any time.
VII. POLICIES FOR TEE TIMES
A. To cancel Tee times after 6PM the day prior to play, call the Pro
Shop on the day of play by 7:00 a.m. Failure to cancel and being a “no
show” will result in being put at the end of the field for one month.
B. You can now sign up at the (new) website http://ghin.com/eclub/ShorelineWGC starting for all matches in
September 2013! Deadline to sign up at the website ist the
Tuesday, before you want to play; 7 days prior to playing!!!!
Ingrit will send out an email with the list of players on the
Wednesday, 6 days prior to the day you want to play! You
can answer the email to firstname.lastname@example.org, then you are on the
Thursday afternoon, 5 days prior to playing, Ingrit will send out an
email to all with the Tee times! After that the pro shop will
take care of additions and cancellations.
Revised July 2013