Santa Clara County
Rule of the month
A. To become a regular member, an applicant must have
amateur standing, shoot a
qualifying score of 112 or better while playing with a board member on a
club play day, pay an initiation fee and dues, and have or obtain a USGA
handicap. An applicant playing a qualifying round is not eligible to
participate in that day’s game.
1. A member may obtain a temporary handicap by turning in five score cards
to the handicap chairperson.
After posting 20
scores, she will receive an established handicap.
2. An applicant who fails to make a qualifying score in
three attempts within a six-month
period may re-apply after six months. An applicant will become an associate
member while waiting to qualify.
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 club
membership but are unable to play on regular play days or qualify as a
regular member. Associate members must have or obtain a USGA handicap of
40.4 or better, pay annual dues and a one-time registration fee of $10.
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
II. DUES AND FEES
A. All regular and associate members shall pay dues and fees, as follows:
1. Initiation fee is $25. If a member leaves the club, the initiation fee
will be waived if she rejoins during the following year. Registration fee
$10 (associates only).
2. Club dues are $65 per year, which includes $26 current
PWGA dues. Multi-members apply for
a rebate. 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 20 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 Trophy.
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 Captain.
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 sign up at the website
till the Tuesday, before you want to play; Deadline for sign up is 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
firstname.lastname@example.org, then you are on the list!
On 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 November 2009