Qualifier Application

     
Date June 30th - July 6th, 2014
Course Dakota Dunes Golf Links
Address Dakota Dunes, Saskatoon, SK
Phone 306.000.0000
Qualifying View the Open Qualifying Procedures & Information Sheet  
Entry Deadline Entries must be received at the SIGA Dakota Dunes Open by 5:00 pm (local time) on the Wednesday (non members) and Friday (members) preceding the Open Qualifying competition. Entries late or incomplete are not acceptable. Faxed entries with a valid credit card will be accepted. Telephone entries will NOT be accepted.  



Fill out the form below, or download the printer-friendly version and fax it to us at 306.249.2163

     
Full Name *
Address *
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Home Phone *
Cell Phone  
Valid Email Address *
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Date of Birth *
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Club Affiliation (if any)  
     
Status    
2014 PGA TOUR Canada Member  
2014 PGA TOUR Member  
2014 Web.com Tour Member  
2014 Champions Tour Regular Member  
2014 PGA TOUR Latinoamérica Member  
Other Professional & name of golf  organization/tour
 
Handicap  
Amateur and RCGA Handicap Factor  
Handicap established at (name of course)  
Course Location  
Course Phone Number  
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Membership
   
PGA TOUR Canada Member - $100 CAD  
PGA TOUR Member - $100 CAD  
Web.comTour Member - $100 CAD  
Champions Tour Regular Member - $100 CAD  
PGA TOUR Latinoamérica Member - $100 CAD  
All other Professionals and Amateurs - $250 CAD  
     

Cardholder acknowledges receipt of goods and/or services in the amount of the total shown hereon and agrees to perform the obligations set forth in the Cardholder's agreement with the Issuer.


TELEVISION, RADIO, MOTION PICTURE, PHOTOGRAPHIC, ELECTRONIC, INTERNET AND SIMILAR RIGHTS/DECLARATIONS:

The undersigned hereby grants and assigns to PGA TOUR, Inc., without limitation, the undersigned's individual television, radio, motion picture, photographic, electronic, internet "Interactive Applications" (as defined below) and all other media rights with respect to the undersigned's participation in the qualifying tournament or any portion thereof (i.e., at all times on-site during Tournament week and during any Tournament-related activities), or any other footage of the undersigned that may be captured by PGA TOUR Entertainment or its contractors with the undersigned's permission, with the understanding that PGA TOUR's use thereof shall be limited to the following: (1) advertising, promoting or publicizing the PGA TOUR Canada, PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR charitable initiatives, tournaments or any broadcasts thereof; (2) live broadcasts during tournaments, (3) broadcasts or exhibitions on a recorded basis as part of a program or motion picture of tournaments or year-end summaries of sports award programs or any news of sports news programs; provided, that in no case shall the rights granted hereunder be used in any program or motion picture designed for instructional purposes without the express written consent of the player(s) involved; and (4) live or taped non-exclusive updates. "Interactive Applications" shall mean the presentation in any medium in a way that permits the viewer to interact with or manipulate the presentation or access other relevant information during the presentation. The undersigned agrees to refrain from any action which will interfere with PGA TOUR's ownership of the rights hereunder granted and assigned to PGA TOUR or with any authorized use thereof. The undersigned also agrees to abide by and be governed by the PGA TOUR Tournament Regulations currently in effect (and, if a member of PGA TOUR, attest that a copy thereof has been furnished to me) and by the Rules of Golf of the United States Golf Association, subject to any modifications thereof approved by PGA TOUR.

The undersigned hereby declares that they have the financial capacity to support themselves on the PGA TOUR Canada for one full year and that the foregoing information furnished by player in the Application is true and complete; and understands that any material false statements herein furnished by player may result in their expulsion from the Tournament and the suspension or termination of their playing privileges in tournaments cosponsored, approved or endorsed by PGA TOUR.


By submission of this entry, I agree to the following:
• I agree to the regulations on Exhibit A included herewith and I agree that my entry is subject to rejection at any time.
• I agree that certain risks are inherent to the game of golf and accept personal and sole liability for all such risks.
• I agree that the responsibility of insuring this application is received no later than the applicable entry deadline as set forth on Exhibit A is mine alone and that this application will be automatically rejected if it is received after such date and time.
• I agree that the risk of delay lies solely with me and that the tournament has no liability with respect to any such delay and the consequences there from, including rejection of this entry.
• I agree that the application must be completely executed before I will be entered in the Tournament. Note:

Successful open qualifiers MUST use equipment which conforms to the Condition of Competition for Groove Specifications (see below) when playing the PGA TOUR Canada tournament proper.

YES, I AGREE TO ALL INFORMATION STATED ABOVE


 

Exhibit A – Open Qualifying Procedures & Information Sheet
to be retained by the applicant


     
Tournament 2014 Dakota Dunes Open
Address Dakota Dunes Golf Links / 202 Dakota Dunes Way Whitecap, SK S7K 2L2
Phone (306) 244-8400
Website www.pgatourcanada.com
Open Qualifying    
Date Monday June 30th  
Course The Willows Golf & Country Club (Bridges – Xena)  
Address 382 Cartwright Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7T 1B1  
     


Procedures & Information


Field Size


Maximum Field Size: 156

Format


Play will be 18-holes of stroke play. There will be ten (10) qualifying spots available. Any ties for the final qualifying spot(s) or alternate positions will be settled by a sudden-death playoff commencing immediately following the completion of play. PGA TOUR Reserves the right to change the format, venue(s), qualifying spots and allotments, and other criteria set forth herein as presently contemplated due to adverse weather or other circumstances (see Reduction & Cancellation below).

Entry Deadline


Deadline for receipt at the Dakota Dunes Open office of entries by eligible players (professional golfers and amateurs with attested handicaps of 2 or less) shall be 5 pm (local tournament site time) on Wednesday June 25th (non- members) and Friday August 27th (members). All players must enter by the applicable deadline. Entries late or incomplete are not acceptable. Telephone entries will NOT be accepted. The Dakota Dunes Open is not responsible for rejected credit cards or the timely performance of the Postal Service or any other delivery service.

Entry Fees


The Open Qualifier entry fee is set by the PGA TOUR Canada from time to time. The entry fee for the Open Qualifier is:

(a) $100CAN for PGA TOUR Canada members, PGA TOUR members, Web.com Tour members, Champions Tour regular members and PGA TOUR Latinoamérica members

(b) $250CAN for all other entrants Entry fee must accompany application and be payable in cash, cashier's check, money order, traveler's check, debit card or credit card. Personal checks will only be accepted from members of: the PGA TOUR Canada; the PGA TOUR; the Web.com Tour; Champions Tour regular members, or PGA TOUR Latinoamérica members. Entry fee includes: green fee and range usage on the competition day(s). Successful qualifiers will pay the difference between the entry fee paid and the entry fee for the tournament proper. Tournament entry fees for 2014 are set at $450CAN.

Eligibility


Professionals and Amateurs with a handicap factor when applied to the qualifying course slope will generate a handicap of two (2) or less. The PGA TOUR Canada reserves the right to verify the handicap factor of amateurs and to refuse anyone not meeting the requirements.

Starting Times


Starting times will be available after 8:00 am on Saturday June 28th at The Willows Golf & Country Club or on the web at the address listed above. Starting times and groupings are made at the discretion of the Dakota Dunes Open and PGA TOUR Canada and specific requests will not be granted.

Withdrawals & Tournament Alternates


Applicants must withdraw prior to the entry deadline to be eligible for an entry fee refund. Other refunds will be given only in the case of injury or other disability which requires medical attention, serious personal emergency, if the player Should become eligible for a PGA TOUR Canada, Web.com Tour or PGA TOUR event, or any other situation covered by the PGA TOUR Canada Tournament Regulations. No other refunds will be given.

Contestants who withdraw during the round may be subject to disciplinary action.

Tournament alternates who gain access to the tournament via the PGA TOUR Canada alternate list will be notified (if possible) prior to the close of the competition. Until the Open Qualifying competition has closed and the scores have been approved by the PGA TOUR Canada official in charge, any player gaining access to the tournament via the PGA TOUR Canada alternate list will be removed from the Open Qualifying competition, even if that player has completed his round.

Practice Rounds


Practice rounds must be arranged with host facilities. Practice round fees are at the discretion of the host facilities.

Rules of Golf


Play shall be governed in accordance with the Rules of Golf of the R&A, Golf Canada and USGA, as modified by the PGA TOUR Canada Local Rules and Conditions of Competition card and supplemented by the Notice to Competitors. Questions or disputes (including equipment rulings) shall be settled by the on site Rules Committee appointed by the PGA TOUR, whose decision shall be final.

Groove Specifications


Open Qualifying contestants are not required to use equipment which conforms to the Condition of Competition for Groove Specifications as implemented in the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com and PGA TOUR Canada Tour Local Rules and Conditions of Competition (Hard Card), however, successful open qualifiers must use equipment which conforms when playing the tournament proper. The complete specifications for grooves in elite competitions along with a public database listing conformity of many clubs can be found at USGA.org (click on Equipment > Conforming Lists > Informational Club Database) or by contacting the USGA Equipment Standards Department at (908) 234-2300. Players should confirm that their equipment conforms to the new specifications well in advance of the competition and should be aware that conforming equipment must be used in the tournament proper.

There will be no on-site field testing for groove conformity at Open Qualifying. In the event conformity is in question, the club(s) may be taken to the tournament site for testing.

Spike Policy


The use of traditional metal spikes is permitted during the Competition. Soft spikes may be required during practice rounds at the discretion of the host facilities.

Transportation


Players and Caddies shall walk at all times during qualifying rounds, except when permitted to ride by the Rules Committee. Players are not required to have a caddie; they may carry their clubs or use a manual or motorized pull cart.

Anyone seeking a golf cart due to a disability defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the PGA TOUR Competition Department at (904) 285-3700 to obtain information on procedures for submitting such requests. All such requests due to temporary injuries or impairments that do not qualify as a"disability"under the ADA will not be granted.

Appearance


Players: While on the host facility property, players shall present a neat appearance in both clothing and personal grooming. Blue jeans, shorts, cutoffs, T-shirts or shirts with no collar shall not be worn.

Caddies: While on the host facility property, caddies may wear either long pants or tailored solid colored knee length shorts. Blue jeans, cutoffs, T-shirts or shirts with no collar shall not be worn. Smooth rubber sole shoes are required. Sandals, open toe shoes, and golf shoes with traditional metal or soft spikes are prohibited.

Conduct


While on host facility property during qualifying rounds; players and caddies shall conduct themselves in a professional manner. PGA TOUR reserves the right to remove a player from the qualifying competition for; non competitiveness; conduct unbecoming a professional by the player; conduct unbecoming a professional by the players' caddie.

Reduction or Cancellation


Any reduction or cancellation in the respective qualifying competition shall be in accordance with Reduction/Cancellation Guidelines as found in the PGA TOUR Canada Tournament Regulations. In the event that the competition is canceled without any player having been able to play, all entry fees will be refunded. In the event the competition is canceled after play has begun, all entry fees will be refunded, minus a $25 administrative charge per player.

If in the judgment of the on-site Rules Committee, whose decision shall be final, conditions render commencement or continuation of tournament play inadvisable, play shall be postponed until such time as the Rules Committee determines that such weather conditions or other occurrences or conditions have improved sufficiently for play to commence or resume.

In situations involving adverse weather conditions or any other occurrence or condition, our first priority is the completion of the qualifying competition. Every effort will be made to achieve this objective by the end of the scheduled competition day.

In the event the qualifying competition cannot be completed by the end of the scheduled competitive day, play will be extended. Every effort will be made to complete the qualifying competition as soon as possible. The Open Qualifying competition will not continue beyond the end of the day immediately preceding the first scheduled tournament round of the competition. In the event one or more of the 18-hole Open Qualifying contestants cannot be identified, those qualifying spots will be filled by the next available players on the PGA TOUR Canada Alternate List.

PGA TOUR Reserves the right to change the format, venue(s), qualifying spots and other criteria as presently contemplated. In such cases, the decision of the rules committee in charge shall be final.