VII. TENNESSEE CHALLENGE CUP MATCHES

VII. TENNESSEE CHALLENGE CUP MATCHES

 

Section 1. METHODS OF QUALIFICATION:

a. Professional

Must be an active member, retired member or life member of the Tennessee Section PGA. The team shall consist of 16 PGA Members: Top 10 regular players from the Regular Player of the Year standings and top 6 senior players from the Senior Player of the Year standings. A playing or honorary non-playing captain shall be appointed by the President.  

 

Regular Division - If a player in the top 10 cannot play the spot will be filled by players 11 through 15. If the spot is still not filled the spot will be chosen by the Cup Match Captain.

 

Senior Division - If a player in the top 6 cannot play the spot will be filled by players 7 through 9. If the spot is still not filled the spot will be chosen by the Cup Match Captain.

 

b. Amateurs

Selected by the Tennessee Golf Association from their Designated Event Point List, subject to TGA modification.

c. A-3’s

A-3 members may from time to time be invited to participate in the Cup Matches. An A-3 can only be added to the field and cannot take away a spot from any qualified professional or senior professional or alternate. The amateur team must agree to the addition and be allowed to add a player of their choice as long as the player is an amateur and a resident of the state of Tennessee.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Section 2. FORMAT

Play shall be Ryder Cup Format: Singles Matches; Four-Ball Matches; Foursome  Matches. One point will be awarded for each win in singles, Four-Ball and Foursome matches. Ties will be awarded ½ point to each side.