Welcome to the Whitepath Golf Association.

Below is information on our association and tournament schedule for 2017.  If you are not an Association member, we invite you to join us for fun tournament play.  If you are interested in joining the association, please contact one of the committee members listed below.  We look forward to you joining us for good fun and camaraderie.

2017 Tournament Schedule

AS OF 02/07/17
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE - PLEASE CHECK WITH THE PRO SHOP

MARCH 18 - INDIVIDUAL  + ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTION OF OFFICERS
APRIL 8 -  INDIVIDUAL
APRIL 29 - 2 PERSON ALTERNATE SHOT - PICK YOUR PARTNER - TOTAL HANDICAP DIVIDED BY 2
MAY 20  - INDIVIDUAL
JUNE 10 - 2 PERSON TEAM - TRIPLE PLAY - EACH 6 HOLES PLAYED DIFFERENTLY SCRAMBLE - BEST BALL - ALT SHOT - TOTAL HANDICAP  DIVIDED BY 2
JULY 8 - RED - WHITE - BLACK  INDIVIDUAL - EACH HOLE PLAYED FROM A DIFFERENT TEE                                           
JULY 29 - INDIVIDUAL
AUGUST 19 - 2 MAN SCRAMBLE – PICK YOUR PARTNER – TOTAL HANDICAP  DIVIDED BY 2
SEPTEMBER 16 & 17 - WGA CHAMPIONSHIP – FULL HANDICAP – MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE WGA TO PARTICIPATE
OCTOBER 7  - 3 CLUB TOURNAMENT – YOU CAN ONLY CARRY 3 CLUBS OF YOUR CHOICE - FULL HANDICAP
OCTOBER 28 - INDIVIDUAL RED TEE - EACH HOLE PLAYED FROM THE RED TEES
NOVEMBER 18 -   INDIVIDUAL OR 3 CLUB - WE WILL VOTE

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE WGA TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TOURNAMENTS
Each tournament’s entry fee is $25
We will be using the point system again for 2017. Our goal is to pay 50% of the field depending on number of entries.

Your points needed will be determined by the average of your last three tournaments you played in.  So you are better off to play in as many as you can!!!

If you have any suggestions as to what type of tournament you would like to see the WGA sponsor, please let one of the Tournament Committee Members know or leave a note for us with the Pro Shop staff.

Tournament Committee
Phil Aldrich
Mike Witherow
Robert Gheesling

Tournament Info

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE WGA TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TOURNAMENTS

  • Available to both men and women
  • Your membership enrolls you in the Georgia State Golf Association and their USGA/GHIN handicap program. This along with your membership in the WMGA is renewable each year.
  • Annual fee is $35
  • Each tournament’s entry fee is $25 plus golf fees if applicable
  • A minimum of 4 places in Gross & Net will be paid. The more entries the more places paid!!!!
  • Winners will be determined by alternating between Gross and Net. Pick low Gross then low Net then 2nd low Gross then 2nd low Net and so on.

Please come join us for good fun and camaraderie

If you have any suggestions as to what type of tournament you would like to see the WMGA sponsor, please let one of the Tournament Committee Members know or leave a note for us with the Pro Shop staff.

Please contact the Whitepath Golf Course for more information – 706-276-3080.

Whitepath Golf Association Tournament Rules

1.  Tournaments will be played from the White, Black or Red tees. Handicaps will be adjusted accordingly

2.  Fourteen club rule is in effect.

3.  All golf balls deemed to be in play MUST be marked with the player’s identification.  [ Dots, Lines, Player’s initials, etc.]

4.  Cart Path Relief – Ball must be dropped within one club length from spot of relief – For relief take stance, stay on closet side of path without standing on path, ground club and make drop within one club length of that spot. Your closest point of relief may be in the rough.

5.  Yardage Markers - Free Relief - drop ball WITHIN ONE CLUB LENGTH - NO CLOSER TO THE HOLE.

6.  Putting – No gimmies – PUTT EVERYTHING OUT

7.  All areas outside the mowed rough areas will be played as a HAZARD. You may do one of the following:

7.A.  If you find your ball you may play it as it lies – WITHOUT any penalty stroke. You may move “LOOSE IMPEDIMENTS” cut branches, sticks, etc.,  “NOT THE BALL” OR...

7.B.  UNDER PENALTY OF ONE STROKE YOU MAY DO THE FOLLOWING:

7.B1)  IF YOU FIND YOUR BALL it may dropped within two club lengths, no nearer the hole, in the closest mown area. This could be rough or fairway.

7.B.2)  IF BALL IS NOT FOUND – drop a ball within two club lengths of the spot where the original ball ENTERED the hazard, no nearer the hole, OR keeping the spot of ENTRY and the HOLE in a line and go back as far as you like.

8.  Triple bogey is the highest score that can be taken on any given hole

9.  You may use a mulligan on the first tee only. You decide to hit a mulligan, you must play it..

10.  Scorecards should be signed and turned in to the Pro Shop or Tournament Committee Member

11.  Scorecard Playoffs will start on hole 15 and proceed backwards starting with hole 14, 13, etc.

12.  NO FIVESOMES – we will make every attempt to pair groups into Threesomes and Foursomes.

13. USGA Rules apply. If in doubt, play a second ball and the Tournament Committee will make the final decision.

14. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AND ENJOY YOUR ROUND!!!

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Whitepath Golf Club

1156 Shenandoa Drive  *   Ellijay, Georgia 30540  *  706-276-3080

“Mountain Golf at its Finest!”

www.GolfWhitepath.com is the official website of The Whitepath Golf Club of Ellijay, Georgia.
 Located at 1156 Shenandoa Drive, Ellijay, Georgia 30540
706-276-3080