GOLF TECHNICAL PACKAGE

NLGAMES 2020 Bay Roberts

golfnl.ca

Technical Packages for the NLGames are developed by the Provincial Sport Organization governing each respective sport. Questions should be directed to the Technical Chairperson as noted in Section 1 below, or to the SportNL Games Coordinator Stephanie Fowler by email sfowler@sportnl.ca or phone 709-576-3397.

1.        TECHNICAL CHAIRPERSON

MEN’S COMPETITION

Wayne Allen

(709) 639-7641

jmoranpro@hotmail.com

WOMEN’S COMPETITION

Sandra Sparrow

(709) 722-6953 (h)

(709) 693-3916 (c)

sassparrow@hotmail.com

2.        CONVENER

Greg Hillier

(709) 576-3415 (o)

(709) 631-3102 (c)

golf@hnl.ca

3.        ELIGIBILITY

Athletes must be registered member in good standing with Golf Newfoundland Labrador and hold a Golf Canada/Golf NL membership card. Athletes must be eligible to compete at the 2021 Canada Summer Games. Athletes must have competed at the 2018, 2019 and/or 2020 Provincial Championships and/or Tely Tour.

All athletes must be in compliance with regulations governing regional eligibility as per NLGames Policy in Section 16 of this Technical Package.

4.        AGE CLASSIFICATION

Born between August 2 2002 and August 1 2007 (age 13-18 during Games).

5.        PARTICIPANTS PER REGION

5.1        ATHLETES

Female Team

4 athletes.

Minimum team size = 2 athletes.

Male Team

4 athletes.

Minimum team size = 3 athletes.

In regions with less than three players to field a team, the players will be eligible to compete for the individual awards.

5.2        COACHING / MANAGERIAL STAFF

Female Team

1 female coach

Male Team

1 male coach

6.   STAFF SELECTION

All staff must be at least 19 years of age as August 1 2020. Individuals should obtain a Community Coach certification if possible.

7.        REGIONAL QUALIFIERS

Qualifiers for all regions are set for Sunday June 27 2020.

8.        REGIONAL CONTACTS

        For all regions other than Labrador contact Technical Chairs as per Section 1

  1. St. John’s North
  2. Mount Pearl South
  3. Avalon
  4. Eastern
  5. Central
  6. Western
  7. Labrador - Trevor Paine tpaine@gov.nl.ca 
  8. Host

9.        REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Each regional team must be registered with the Host by July 31 2020 through an online registration system that will be provided by the Host.

10.        GAMES-TIME MEETINGS

One coach or staff representative from each region and each sport is required to attend the following meetings in the Host region at the commencement of the NLGames:

  1. Coach / Manager General Meeting - date, time and location to be confirmed

Chaired by SportNL and including brief presentations from the Host Committee - will cover logistical information on transportation, accommodations, food services, entertainment, venues, etc.

  1. Sport Technical Meeting - date, time and location to be confirmed

Chaired by the Convenor of your sport - will cover sport-specific technical information for your competition.

11.        SANCTION

All competition is sanctioned by the Royal Canadian Golf Association.  The Rules for this competition will be governed by the The RCGA Rules of Golf 2019.

12.        SCHEDULE

Final schedules will be posted on www.nlgames.ca in early August after regional teams are selected and registration is completed.

Tentative schedule overview as follows:

           PRACTICE Round Shotgun Start August 19

DAY 1 August 21: Competition (18 holes)

DAY 2 August 22: Competition (18 holes) / Medal Presentations

13.        VENUE

14.        MEDALS

Will be presented to each regional team member of the first, second and third place finishers male and female.

Golf NL will provide and award a gold, silver and bronze medal to the top three males and females based on the lowest gross scores at the end of the competition.

15.        TECHNICAL INFORMATION

15.1  Competition Format

Two day competition, 18 hole stroke play format with gross scores of lowest three male finishers each day and lowest two female finishers each day to be combined to determine top team finishers.

Tie Breaking Procedures

Sudden victory hole by hole play off with play-off holes to be posted in advance of the tournament.

16.        NL GAMES POLICIES

Sport policies are under review and will be available at www.nlgames.ca when complete.

 

GOLF Technical Package 2016 CBS v20160608

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