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Tournament Policy & Procedure

The PGA Golf Management Tour is designed to allow students to participate and experience golf in a tournament setting. Students must play in a minimum of six tour events each semester until they have passed the Playing Ability Test (PAT). PGA Golf Management Faculty will monitor students playing ability throughout the semester and design a player development schedule for individuals to prepare for the PAT. Tour events will be 9 hole competitions held on Tuesdays. Major events will be 18 hole competitions held during weekends. (See tournament schedule for tournament formats). Tournament entry forms must be turned in no later than two days prior to the event. Tournament entry forms will be located in the PGA Golf Management office. Tee times for each event will be located in the PGA Golf Management office and on the PGA Golf Management bulletin board.

Dress Code

At all PGA Golf Management tournaments, players shall present themselves with a neat and clean appearance. Under no circumstances shall shorts or denim pants be worn by male competitors. Khakis or slacks and collared shirts must be worn by all male players. Female competitors may wear shorts. Hats must be worn straight (not backwards).

Tournament Policy

  1. All players must walk during tournaments. Carts are not permitted.(Unless the player has a medical condition with a doctor's note).

  2. The use of profanity or club throwing is prohibited.

  3. All cell phones must be turned off before play begins.

  4. Absolutely no alcohol during anytime.

  5. All players must complete every round and turn in a scorecard. (You should never walk off of the golf course in the middle of a round).

  6. Any discrepancies or rules disputes must be brought to attention before the tournament is closed. Once the tournament is considered closed and completed no action will take place against the player in question.

  7. Anyone who is convicted of damaging or defacing any property at Arlington Golf Course shall forfeit golf course privileges and further disciplinary actions will be considered by PGA Golf Management Faculty.

Tournament Committee

A Tournament Committee consisting of current students and PGA Golf Management faculty shall be in charge of organizing and staffing all tour events. The Tournament Committee will be in charge of contacting local and regional golf professionals to scheduling events for the Fall and Spring Semester. The committee will perform the following duties:

  1. Organize and conduct all PGA Golf Management tournaments.

  2. Collect all entry forms from PGA Golf Management office.

  3. Post Tee-Times and Pairings in PGA Golf Management office and bulletin board. Send a copy of updated Tee Sheet to golf course.

  4. Score and Post tournament results within two days after each tournament.

  5. A copy of the results shall be given to the golf shop for shop credit distribution.

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