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Anchor AIMs Games Golf
Date: Monday 7th September to Thursday 10th September 2020
Venue: Courses – Omokoroa, Te Puke, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui
Managers Meeting: Omokoroa Golf Course Monday 7th September at 11.00am
Cost: $100.00 per individual golfer (NZ$)
Entries Close: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close

 

Contact Details

Code Co-ordinator:
Mike Campbell – Bay of Plenty Golf
Phone: 027 773 4128
Email: mike@bopgolf.co.nz

Jane Howard
Phone: 027 512 9694
Email: janehoward48@gmail.com

A tournament committee will be in place to administer and facilitate the running of this tournament.


 

Tournament Planning

Eligibility

  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be a Year 7 or Year 8 student.
  3. New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS - New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling http://nzaims.co.nz
  4. Students may compete in more than one code however timetable allowances will NOT be made for any competitors.
  5. Competitors must be Over 10 years and 13 years of age or Under as at the 1st January of the tournament year (2020), competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation (accepted birth years for the 2020 Games are: 2007, 2008 and 2009).
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible to compete.

Costs

  • Schools are required to pay the entry fee of $100.00 per golfer (NZ$).
  • Non-refundable / Payment MUST be made within seven days of receipt of the invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, 10th June.

Entries Close

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm

Entries to the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online:

  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • A ‘Quick Start Guide’ for EnterNOW will be sent out with the Registration Booklet.
  • Registrations will only be accepted from the designated School Anchor AIMS Games Coordinator.
  • Schools will be allocated a unique Anchor AIMS Games registration log in code to complete their entries.
  • EnterNOW demo video for schools https://www.enternow.co.nz/enternow-app/aimsgames/help

If registration for Golf is oversubscribed, then the lowest 80 handicappers will have first right of entry (if unsuccessful the individual entry will be refunded).

2020 Planning Timeline

  • Wednesday 10th June – Entries close for the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games at 11.59pm. The EnterNOW system will generate a confirmation email three days prior to entries closing so school coordinators can check that they have entered the correct individuals, teams, codes etc.
    The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Wednesday 24th June – All schools must have paid their registration invoice to have their entry confirmed.
    Late entries (if accepted) will incur a 50% penalty fee
  • Wednesday 1st July – Confirmation sent to all 2020 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).
  • Monday 27th July – School group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Wednesday 29th July – All Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed. Competitors’ names, date of birth, official 18-hole/9-hole registered handicap, NZGA Club Number, NZGA Player Number and manager’s name and contact details are required.
  • Monday 3rd August – Public opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Saturday 5th September – The 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.
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Tournament Information

Divisions:

  • 18 Holes Under 13 Years Girls (Maximum handicap is 36)
  • 18 holes Under 13 Years Boys (Maximum handicap is 36)
  • 9 Holes Under 13 Girls (Handicaps 37-54)
  • 9 Holes Under 13 Boys (Handicaps 37-54)

Programme

Sunday 6th September Opening Ceremony (Trustpower Arena at Baypark). First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm
Monday 7th September Managers Meeting – Omokoroa Golf Course - 11.00am
Monday 7th September 18-hole course – Omokoroa Golf Course - 11.30am
Tuesday 8th September 18-hole course – Te Puke Golf Course - 12.30pm
Wednesday 9th September 18-hole course – Tauranga Golf Course - 12.00pm
Thursday 10th September 18-hole course – Mount Golf Course - 8.00am
Thursday 10th September Individual prize giving at conclusion of last round

Please note tee off times are subject to change (a draw will be forwarded to the school sport coordinator by Thursday 3rd September).

Supervision

Each school must have one adult in charge of students. Adults will be required to walk with each group to assist with the pace of play/scoring. Coaches/managers/parents are not entitled to play the course, whilst the tournament is in progress.

Venues

Handicap Restrictions

  • Maximum handicap is 36 for boys / Maximum handicap is 36 for girls in the 18-hole section.
  • Handicap Range for 9-hole section is 37-54.
  • Players will play in the division appropriate to their handicap as of draw date Thursday 3rd September.
  • All players must have entered a minimum of 12 rounds in the DotGolf system in the 12 months prior to the commencement of the tournament.
  • If a field is oversubscribed golfers will be selected by the executive committee at their discretion.
  • All players must be a financial member of a Golf Club.
  • All players must have an official handicap registered as of Wednesday 10th June 2020.
  • One team per school 18-hole section. One team per school 9-hole section. Extra players can enter as an individual. The school team will consist of the 3 lowest handicap players as of the date of the draw September 3rd.
  • Should a school be unable to enter a team of three players, a two-player team can still compete with ALL scores counting at their own disadvantage.
  • Schools can enter individual players in either 18 or 9-hole section should there be insufficient numbers for a team.

Points

The tournament will run in accordance with the R&A Rules of Golf and as such Conforming Distance Measuring Devices will be permitted.

Individual Best Gross 72 holes
Boy - 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Girl - 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Best Individual Best 72-hole Stableford
Boy - 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Girl - 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Individual (9 holes) Best 36-hole Stableford
Boy - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
Girl - 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Individual prize winners can only receive one prize. In the event of a tie after the final round the result will be decided by:

  • Individual Gross – Countback
  • Individual Stableford – Countback
  • Team Competition – Shared title

School Team

  • 18 hole - Best Stableford 72 holes - Combined total of best two scores from your registered school team of three golfers each day.
  • 9 hole - Best Stableford 36 holes - Combined total of best two scores from your registered school team of three golfers each day.

Medal Presentation

Individual place getters (Gross and Stableford) will be presented with their medals and the School Teams place getters will receive their medals and winning cups at the Mount Maunganui Golf Club at the conclusion of the last round.

 
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