Education & PAT Schedule

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Name
Woodington Lake Playing Ability Test
Type
Play Ability Test
Facility
Woodington Lake Golf Club
Date
October 5, 2021
Registration Deadline
September 26, 2021
# Registered
54 / 60

Please note: In order to be eligible to register for a Playing Ability Test you must be a “Verified” Applicant.

In order to be “Verified” you must have submitted the following items:

  • 2021 PGA of Canada Terms of Agreement
  • Proof of Age
  • Proof of Employment
  • Reference Letter(s)  
    • To provide a reference letter from your employer/direct report
    • To provide a reference letter from a Class “A” Member

This PGA of Ontario Playing Ability Test has a maximum of sixty (60) available spots and will be taken on a first come first served basis.

Register and Pay $150.00 plus HST by September 26, 2021

Male Applicants – Blue Tees

Male < 49 years old – course rating plus     9    
Male > 50 years old – course rating plus    11

Male <49 – Rating 72, 6496 Yards - Target Score = 81
Male >50 – Rating 72, 6496 Yards - Target Score = 83

Female Applicants – Red Tees

Female < 49 years old – course rating plus 13
Female > 50 years old – course rating plus 15

Female <49 – Rating 71.7, 5367 Yards - Target Score = 85
Female >50 – Rating 71.7, 5367 Yards - Target Score = 87

9:00 a.m. tee times in 10 minute intervals, we will be playing the Legends Course.

Applicants who are successful will be sent by email the Apprentice Professional application package.  Completed packages must be submitted no later than 30 days after completing the PAT.

The PGA of Ontario reserves the right without notice to change/adjust the number of spots available based on time of year, weather, interest, and government health/club guidelines. 

The PGA of Ontario reserves the right without notice to adjust the format based on time of year, weather and government health/club guidelines.
Any questions regarding this Playing Ability Test can be directed to:

Stacey Hewett
Member Services
PGA of Ontario
stacey@pgaofontario.com
905-903-6274

RULES OF GOLF; CLOSE OF COMPETITION; CONFORMING GOLF BALLS; CONFORMING DRIVERS

  1. Golf Canada's Rules of Golf will govern all play. The PGA of Ontario Tournament Rules Committee shall have the final decision on all claims and disputes.  The competition is deemed to have closed when the trophy has been presented to the winner or, in the absence of a prize ceremony, when all scores have been approved by the Committee.  
  2. Only brands of golf balls on the most current List of Conforming Golf Balls may be used.
  3. Any driver selected for play must have a clubhead that is listed on the most current List of Conforming Driver Heads.

TRANSPORTATION
Competitors may walk or make arrangements with the host club for use of a motorize golf cart.  Players must adhere to the host facility cart rules.  

TRAVEL
The PGA of Ontario assumes no responsibility for entrants' travel arrangements. The PGA of Ontario advises entrants not to book travel or room arrangements prior to confirmation of tournament acceptance unless those arrangements can be cancelled without penalty.

GROOVE SPECIFICATIONS
The Local Rule for groove and punch mark specifications, effective January 1, 2010, has been adopted as a condition of competition for all PGA of Ontario events. For full details on the groove and punch mark specifications, please visit: https://www.randa.org/en/rog/2019/rules/committee-procedures/8g.

DRESS CODE
 Competitors must adhere to the PGA of Ontario Dress Code which is also available in the competitor registration package.

TIME OF STARTING   
All players in a group must be present and READY TO PLAY at the time laid down by the Committee.  The order of play is not relevant.  READY TO PLAY is defined as being on or near the player's first tee accompanied with the necessary equipment needed to put a ball in play.  Notification by a PGA of Ontario Rules Official will be given to late starters on the first tee or as soon as practicable.

ANTI-DOPING POLICY
The PGA of Ontario has adopted the Canadian Anti-Doping Program set by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport.  For further information please visit www.cces.ca.

REMINDER    
•    Masks are required to enter the Clubhouse

PROTECTING YOURSELF AND OTHERS

  • Stay home if:
    • You are feeling unwell,
    • You have traveled outside Canada within the past 14 days,
    • You have a new or worsening cough or fever,
    • You have been advised by a medical professional to self-isolate.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.
  • Practice respiratory etiquette, including coughing and sneezing into your arm. Dispose of tissues immediately into trash receptacles.

PREFERRED LIES IN BUNKERS

  •   If a player’s ball ends up in a footprint or unmaintained area of the bunker, they are entitled to mark, lift and place within 6″ no closer to the hole.  If a player’s ball is originally plugged in an unmaintained area of the bunker, they must re-plug the ball within 6″ no closer to the hole.

FLAGSTICKS

  • Can be removed at any time. 

CADDIES & SPECTATORS

  • Caddies and spectators are welcome.

CHECK-IN WITH TOURNAMENT CONVENOR
Players are asked to check-in at the 1st tee no less than 5 minutes prior to their tee time, while maintaining physical distance.  

SCORING

  • Players will exchange scorecards.

CARTS AND ON-COURSE EQUIPMENT

  • Carts are not included.  Players must adhere to the host facility cart rules.
  • Cost is per seat and is $25 + tax per seat. 

EVACUATION PLAN

  • Should a weather event take place that requires golfers to evacuate the golf course, please return to your personal vehicles immediately following a suspension of play in an effort to prohibit large gatherings.

HOST CLUB COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Upon arrival at Woodington Lake

  • Please check in at the Proshop
  • Masks are required when entering any indoor facilities on the property
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at all entrances

Cart Information

  • Single and shared carts are available.
  • Carts will be immediately sanitized after being stationed
  • Players will be responsible for cleaning garbage out of their cart at the end of their round
  • After the round carts will have access to the parking lot.  Carts will be left in cart drop located in the parking lot with signage.

Washroom Information

  • Club house washrooms will be available, along with on course washrooms located throughout the course. (portable washrooms)
  • Club house washroom can be located inside the front doors immediately to your left in the hallway.

Clubhouse Access Information

  • Masks are required when entering any indoor facilities on the property
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at all entrances
  • If the clubhouse is open, they will access the club house through the front doors or the pro shop

Golf Shop Services/Purchases
Our Proshop will be open for purchases and checking in.

  • A maximum of 6 people is set in place right now.
  • They can shop freely.
  • Accepted payment – Cash, Credit, Debt
  • What restrictions are in place

Food and Beverage Access Information

  • Accepted payment is cash or credit/debit
  • Please remain masked until seated
  • 4 people per table
  • Water Stations on course – are closed, the halfway house will be open, along with a beverage cart on the golf course.

COVID-19 Protocols are subject to change.  Players will be notified of any changes prior to the Woodington Lake Playing Ability Test.

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