South County League Board of Governors Meeting
Gleneagles Country Club
Tuesday October 11, 2016
Meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM by Pres. Chuck Milber. He thanked the members of Gleneagles for hosting a beautiful breakfast and warmly welcomed all the Governors.
Roll call was taken and all the clubs were present with exception of Woodfield
Past president in attendance was Paul Weiss & Jerry Rosenzweig.
The minutes of last meeting were accepted without any additions or corrections.
Presidents Day was hosted by Wycliffe Country Club on September 28th and was a big success.
The league Champion Trophy was presented to Boca Lago. All warmly extended their congratulations.
Treasurer report: Richard North reported on our income and expenditures as noted below.
Opening Balance: $2,444.16
$135.00-----disbursement for Past Presidents at Presidents’ Day tournament
New Balance: $2,109.16
The fee for next season will remain the same at $175 for each club
Nominating: The slate of the new officers was presented and passed by acclimation.
President: Michael Lapkin
Vice President: Len Kerker
Treasurer: Richard North
Secretary: Larry Stone
Booklet: Jerry distributed information sheets in order to update any changes for next year’s book.
By- Laws and Rules:
If a team does not have enough front tee players to accommodate the three team forward tee rule, they must match up all existing forward tee players before creating split tee teams. PASSED
The minimum number of teams for each club’s match shall be 8 with a minimum of 5 back tee and 3 front tee matches. After the mid-season match the minimum number of teams for each club’s match shall be 6 with a minimum of 3 back tee and 3 front tee matches. DEFEATED
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The match will begin at the first hole and South County rules shall apply. PASSED
To qualify to play in any post-season match, a player must have played in 4 regular
To qualify to play in any post-season match, a player must have actually played in or been scheduled to play including as an alternate, and in the event of a rain out, at least four times on the fully completed score sheet submitted to the Scoring and Handicap Chair. PASSED
Method of Play (b)
The host team must supply a complete roster to the visiting team no later than Sunday 3:00 pm. DEFEATED
The host team must supply a complete roster to the visiting team no later than Sunday 5:00 pm. PASSED
If the home team chooses not to allow the visiting team at least two alternates and a player drops out after the 3:00 pm deadline on Tuesday, that player cannot be replaced. If the visiting team chooses not to bring the allowed alternates, the rule does not apply. PASSED
Method of Play (c)
Alternatively, players with an index of 18 or more who are moved up to play against regular tee players shall play from the forward tees. DEFEATED
Method of Play (c)
To qualify to be a forward tee player, a player must have a league index of no less than 18. (Yardage 5400 to 5600). To qualify to be a middle tee player, a player must have a league index of 14.0 to 17.9. (Yardage 5600 to 5900). To qualify to be a back tee player, a player must have a league index of 13.9 or less. (Yardage 6000 to 6300). TABLED
Method of Play (c)
To qualify to play from the forward tee, a player must have a league index of no less than 17.0 with a minimum of 4 teams from the front tees during the first half of the season and 3 teams from the front tees at mid-season . PASSED
b. Eliminate the 3 PM Tuesday deadline. DEFEATED
c. Players may play from their preferred tees, not based on their handicaps. Partners must play from the same tees. DEFEATED
Use regular index not league index. DEFEATED
If players continue to play after the match is completed, they are to enter their actual scores without using the equitable stroke control rules. DEFEATED
Eliminate the 28.7 cap on index. DEFEATED
Each person’s handicap will be calculated on the basis of the best 6 scores out of 12. PASSED
If there is a difference of more than 6 strokes between opposing players in a foursome, 80% of the entire difference shall be used. DEFEATED
Reinstate the 80% rule for back tee players. DEFEATED
Have pros enter the scores for remaining holes when a match is over. PASSED
Use the Nassau System with 1 point for the winner of the front nine, 1 point for the winner of the back nine and 1 point for the overall winner. The winning team can get as much as 3 points in the league standings. A tie counts for 11/2 points for both teams. A rain out is worth 1/2 point. DEFEATED
Score according to the Nassau System with the winning team getting 2 points for the win and 0 points for the loser and 11/2 points for a tie for both teams. A rain out is worth ½ point. DEFEATED
Nassau System with the winning team getting 2 points for the win, 0 points for the loser, 1 point for a tie for both teams and ½ point for rain out. DEFEATED
Inclement Weather & Incomplete Matches
If at least 50% of the teams shall have completed 13 holes of play or completed their match at the time play is halted, then all matches shall be declared official. DEFEATED
If at least one team shall have completed 15 holes of play or completed their match at the time play is halted, then all matches shall be declared official. DEFEATED
All teams must have completed their matches in order for the team match to be declared official. DEFEATED
If at least one team shall have completed 13 holes of play or completed their match, except for a forfeit, at the time play is halted, then all matches shall be declared official. PASSED
No breakfast. Arrive at 8:00 am to warm up and start play at 8:30am. DEFEATED
Scoring & Handicap: The proposed new rule for three different tees was tabled for more discussion at the next meeting.
Website: Larry Stone has added a new link to the website where you will be able to directly e-mail to all governors but only from your computer. Another new addition is the ability to access phone numbers and email addresses by clicking on them.
Good and Welfare: Mike Ringler announced that Aberdeen's course will be undergoing renovations and that all clubs involved please check their schedules as all of Aberdeen’s matches will be away.
There being no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned at 9:50 AM.
Next meeting is on December 13th at Polo Country Club