......CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION.............................
Players must meet the eligibility provisions established in the entry form.
2. Rules of Golf and Close of Competition
The KeNako South African World Juniors (‘SA World Juniors’) will be held in accordance with the Rules of Golf as approved by the R&A Rules Limited and the Local Rules approved by the Tournament Committee. The Local Rules will be published and posted on the tournament notice board at the venue.
The competition is deemed to be closed when the trophy has been presented.
3. Schedule and Format
The SA World Juniors will be played over 54 holes of individual stroke play, 18 holes a day, from 5th to 7th March 2013. Play will not be extended beyond Thursday 7th March 2013. An International Boys Team Competition and a separate Girls Team Competition will be held simultaneously. A team consists of two players from the same country nominated by a national Federation (or an equivalent body). A country may enter more than 1 team in either competition
The team score will be the aggregate of gross scores of each team member for each stipulated round. The winner will be the team recording the lowest aggregate score.
4. Conditions and Schedule
The Tournament Committee reserves the right to alter starting times and amend the Conditions of Competition if necessary. Decisions of the Tournament Committee, in all matters, will be final
5. List Conforming Golf Balls (visit www.randa.org for latest listing)
The ball the player plays must be named on the Current List of Conforming Golf Balls issued by the R&A. Penalty for breach of condition: Disqualification
6. List of Conforming Driver Heads (visit www.randa.org for latest listing)
Any driver that a player carries must have a clubhead, identified by model and loft, that is named on the current List of Conforming Driver Heads issued by the R&A. Exception: A driver with a clubhead manufactured prior to 1999 is exempt from this condition*Penalty for carrying but not making stroke with club or clubs in breach of condition: Stroke Play – Two strokes for each hole at which breach occurred; maximum penalty per round, Four strokes. In the event of breach occurring between the play of two holes, the penalty applies to the next hole. *Any club or clubs being carried in breach of this condition must be declared out of play by the player to his marker or fellow-competitor immediately upon discovery that a breach has occurred. If the player fails to do this, he is disqualified.
Penalty for making stroke with club in breach of condition: Disqualification.
Players must not ride on any form of transportation during a stipulated round.
Exceptions: when permitted to ride by a Rules Official; or on official transport organized by the Tournament Committee to shuttle players between the play of two holes which are at the following points:
* 4th Green to 5th Tee;
* 9th Green to 10th Tee or the Clubhouse;
* 10th Green to 11th Tee;
* 18th Green to 9th Tee or the Clubhouse;
From the 10th Tee Practice Range to the 10th Tee prior to commencing a tournament round. Penalty for breach of condition: Stroke Play - Two strokes on each hole at which breach occurred; maximum penalty per round - Four strokes. In the event of a breach between the play of two holes, the penalty applies to the next hole.
Use of any unauthorized form of transportation must be discontinued immediately upon discovery that a breach has occurred. Otherwise the player is disqualified.
8. Time of Starting (Note to Rule 6-3a)
If a player arrives at his starting time, ready to play, within five minutes after his starting time, in the absence of circumstances that warrant waiving the penalty of disqualification as provided in Rule 33-7, the penalty for failure to start on time is two strokes in stroke play. Penalty for lateness beyond five minutes is disqualification.
9. Pace of Play (Note 2 to Rule 6-7)
The player shall play in accordance with the laid down Pace of Play guidelines which will be displayed on the Tournament Notice Board.
All recognized practice areas within the bounds of the course may be used by players for practice on any day of the competition.
11.1 Individual Stroke Play In the event of more than one player recording the same winning score a hole-by-hole play-off, will take place to determine a winner. The 10th Hole has been determined as the play-off hole by the Tournament Committee. Should a play off not be possible for whatever reason, the winner will be determined as follows:
11.1.1 The player recording the lowest final round score, if this is not conclusive, then
11.1.2 In accordance with Appendix 1 Part C Section 11 (Stroke Play) c) of R&A Rules of Golf pg 148 – matching of score cards over holes 10 to 18 of the final round; if this is not conclusive the procedure in 11.1.1 and 11.1.2 will be applied to 2nd round scores.
11.1.3 In the case of prizes for players on prize winning scores (2nd to 5th place), in each competition, all ties will be decided as outlined in 11.1.1. and11.1.2 above.
11.2 International Team Competition
11.2.1 The team with the lowest final round aggregate; if this inconclusive then
11.2.2 The team with the player whose worst final round score to par is the lowest; if this is inconclusive then
11.2.3 The team with the lowest second round aggregate; if this is inconclusive then
11.2.4 The team with the player whose worst second round score to par is the lowest, if this is inconclusive then
11.2.5 The winning team will be determined In accordance with Appendix 1 Part C Section 11 (Stroke Play) c) of R&A Rules of Golf pg 148 using both players scores.
12. Suspension of Play Due to a Dangerous Situation (Note to Rule 6-8)
When play is suspended by the Tournament Committee for a dangerous situation, if the players in a group are between the play of two holes, they must not resume play until the Tournament Committee has ordered a resumption of play. If they are in the process of playing a hole, they must discontinue play immediately and not resume play until the Tournament Committee has ordered a resumption of play.
If a player fails to discontinue play immediately, he is disqualified, unless circumstances warrant waiving the penalty as provided in Rule 33-7. The signal for suspending play due to a dangerous situation will be a prolonged note of the siren. The following signals are in force:
Discontinue Play Immediately: One prolonged note of siren.
Discontinue Play: Three consecutive notes of siren, repeated.
Resume Play: Two short notes of siren, repeated
Players are prohibited from using a caddie during a stipulated round. Penalty for breach of Condition is two strokes on each hole for which the breach occurred. Maximum penalty per round is four strokes. In the event of a breach between the play of two holes, the penalty applies to the next hole. A player having a caddie in breach of this condition must immediately upon discovery that a breach has occurred ensure that he conforms with this condition for the remainder of the stipulated round. Otherwise the player is disqualified.
In addition players are prohibited from either using a caddie or motorized transport during the official practice round. Breach of this condition will be considered a serious breach of etiquette and will attract a warning or possible disqualification from the SA World Juniors (Rule 33-7).
14. Code of Conduct and Dress Code
Players are to be neat in their personal appearance and clothing during all practice and tournament rounds. The wearing of collarless shirts (excluding recognised brand golf shirts) and jeans (of any colour) are not permitted. Wearing of golf shoes is limited to soft spikes only. Rude and unsportsmanlike conduct or behaviour unacceptable by normal social standards will not be tolerated. Smoking, the use of alcohol and/or drugs at any of the tournament premises (i.e. Golf course, practice areas, accommodation and function venues) is not permitted. Any breach of these conditions could jeopardize further participation in the tournament. Mobile phones must be switched off on the course. The audible emission or unauthorized use of a mobile telephone on the golf course or during play is a serious breach of etiquette and will attract a warning and possible disqualification (Rule 33-7).
Spectators are requested to keep off tees, fairways and greens at all times and not to interfere with any player. The audible emission of cell phones is not acceptable and cell phones should be switched off. The use of golf cars by spectators is not permitted without the consent of the Tournament Committee. Failure to adhere to such requests could lead to the spectators being asked to leave the golf course
The names of members making up the Tournament Committee will be posted on the Tournament Notice Board.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa
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