2017 K and C Flight League Rules



  1. Golf league starts, K on Tuesday March 18 and C on Thursday March 20, 2017.  Games should be played on the designated Flight (K & C) day, unless teams schedule another date within the week.  
  2. The K & C flight fee is $25.00 to play in one flight or $40.00 to play in both flights.  PAY UP.


  1. The cost to play at Bowie Golf Club is $13.00, for the evening 9-hole rounds and $20 to ride.

(Regular 18 holes is $22 to walk, $32 to ride. If you play morning and evening you pay $22 walk & $32 to ride.)


  1. There are from 6 to 20 teams in the league playing the same 20 plus schedule.

Teams are divided into Flight-1 and Flight-2.  The flight winners are determined by playing a 9-hole playoff, then the flight winners and non-winners of the two flights plays a 9-hole playoff to determine 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place at the end of the season.


  1. TEE TIMES:  tee times are determined by the schedule.  Refer to online "Starter Duties" for the C flight.  The K flight currently only has 6 teams, so their current practice of lining up their carts can be followed until more teams start playing on Tuesday or certain teams start taking advantage of this system. (An abuse of the system would be lining up before all 4 members of the match are ready to play.) 


  1. It is extremely important that all golfers arrive at the clubhouse and pay the necessary fees and be ready to play at least 20 minutes before their scheduled tee time.  Being late is not fair to the other members.


  1. FORFEIT:  A team forfeits when both member of a team does not show up for a scheduled match without notifying their opponents in advance.  The team that shows up can play the “course” or match cards at a previous or future date, the no-show/did-not-notify team will be credited with –24 points. Two forfeits make the team and team members not eligible for prize money.


  1. One member may represent a team. A partner playing a hole alone plays for both members.  A late player may join in on any hole but cannot make up for missed holes.  SEE Rule “F” below.


  1. At no time, may one or two subs represent a team in a scheduled match, unless approved by the league Golf Commissioner (President).  (Usually, when one is filling in for a member on a long absence.)


10.  One player from each team must attest to all scorecards, in the match with legible signatures and TEAM NUMBERS.  Record players LAST NAMES,FIRST NAMES on card.  Remember the Low HDCP of team A plays the Low HDCP of team B, thus the High HDCPs  of each team play one another.  Please date your cards and turn in to the league secretary ASAP.  Actual scores shall be recorded and totaled on the scorecard.  The Golf Software system will make adjustments and calculate points, handicap, etc….


  1. There are plenty of substitutes available (YORK, K or C), please call on them when needed.  You can also match cards, get a sub, or reschedule the match.  SEE Rule “E” Below.


  1. STOP SLOW PLAY:  For everyone’s sake, don’t delay the game and the play of others.  Everyone needs to make sure that his foursome does not cause slow play.  Players should pickup after 3 over par if the winners have been determined.  Record scores on the next hole.


  1. Play the ball where it lies if you are entering the score into the PGA system.  (Except in fairway, see Rule 1 below).  If ball is picked up on the green, it must be marked.  (Penalty – loss of hole.)


  1. Beginning with the 2014 season all members, regardless of age, will use the GOLD tees.  (Voted and approved in 2015.)





  1. WINTER RULES:  The ball may be lifted and cleaned, without penalty, and/or placed within not more than one club length of where it originally lay, but not nearer the hole.  This rule applies to Fairways only.  If a ball lands on tree roots it may be moved off roots, but not nearer the hole.


  1. LOST BALL:  Not more than two (2) minutes is allowed to search for a lost ball.  If a ball is deemed lost (except in water or mud hazards), take a one stroke penalty and drop a ball nearest where ball is lost, but not nearer the hole.


  1. Out of Bounds Hole 9:  If the ball goes out of bounds, the ball shall be played as a normal out of bounds, with a 1 stroke penalty.  You are hitting 3 from where you were hitting the ball out of bounds.  (1 out, 1 penalty or back-in, hitting 3)




  1. When matches are unable to be played on the scheduled date, they should be rescheduled as soon thereafter as possible (or in advance.)


  1. If both members of a team cannot make a scheduled match, it is their responsibility to notify the opposing team and reschedule their round.


  1. Due to vacations, sickness, or other circumstances, teams wishing to play their matches ahead of the scheduled date or playing make up matches, should turn their cards into the secretary with the date match played and the scheduled date noted.  The handicaps to be used are the handicaps in effect at the time of play.


  1. MATCHING CARDS:  This is an option teams may use for missed matches.  Matching cards are valid only when opposing teams play at the same time, on the same nine (9) holes in a league match.  A single team may only match one card/one team per round, i.e., no team can match more than one team per round.  (Any questions see the President or Secretary.) 


  1. In order for a team to compete/qualify for prize monies, it cannot have more than three match cards in a season.  Therefore, it is most important to play all matches.  It is very unfair to the opposing teams not to make an effort to make up matches at another date or to use a sub to get all matches completed.


  1. PLAYING ALONE:  Teams playing with only one member is discouraged.  There are plenty of subs, please use them.  For a team & team members to compete/qualify for prize money, no one team member can play more than three matches alone for the season.  It is most unfair to opposing teams to play matches alone, teams need to make an effort to reschedule matches or to use subs to get all matches completed.  I.E., Each team member is limited to playing alone a maximum of three matches a season.


  1. As described above:  A match can be played with two team members, one team member with a sub, or one team member alone.  At no time may one or two subs represent a team in a match. Playoff matches must be played by both team members. (Unless otherwise approved by the Golf Commissioner, usually when a sub is replacing a member on a long absence.)