Welcome to the ACT Region Veteran Golfers Association Inc website
Please Note: The mail address for the ACT Region Veteran Golfers Association is now
ACTRVGA PO Box 928, Gungahlin ACT 2912
No Shows and late cancellations
IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO MEMBERS (PLEASE READ BELOW)
PLEASE DO NOT BOOK PLAYERS IN IF YOU ARE NOT100% SURE THEY ARE GOING TO TURN UP. WE HAVE HAD
A LARGE GROUP OF NO SHOWS RECENTLY AND NOT EVEN A PHONE CALL HAS BEEN RECEIVED.
There continues to be members who are not notifying when they do not turn up for games. This has occurred despite in the game day preamble members are asked to notify if you cannot take your name off the sheet i.e. after the game is closed.
The Proshops provide the committee with numbers for our financial reconciliation and those not attending are noted on the time sheets. In future members who have not done the courteous thing in advising their absence may be suspended by the Match Committee from future competitions.
Also it is intended to monitor those offenders who continually cancel from the time the report is made to the pro shops on the Thursdays to the day of the game. recently it has been up to 20% of the nominated field.
We have noticed lately that many of you are not repairing pitch and spike marks on the greens.
Please have some consideration for those following.
It is not that difficult to look where you are pitching to and where you are walking.
Do the right thing.
The GA Handicapping System
It is the responsibility of all members to know their EXACT handicap on the day of play, and to refer to the Scratch Rating and the Slope Rating according to the tees set up for that day. This will enable them to know their correct handicap for that day's play. The Slope Rating Charts will be posted by each club, and a copy is held by the Vet's Captain. Note: If your correct handicap is not displayed on your card,and you play off the wrong handicap,you will be disqualified.
The ACT Vets handbook has a section on slow play and members should make themselves familiar with these guidelines. Also refer to Section 6.7 of the Rules Of Golf. Where groups fall significantly behind they could firstly be offered a warning for the group to catch up. If this is not sufficient then a penalty of two points from the score per player in the group could be imposed. Again, if this does not correct the situation then the group could be disqualified.