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2024 Denver City Amateur’s

  • Competitive format for golfers of all abilities.

  • You don’t have to be a Denver Resident to play. 

  • Verifiable GHIN handicap REQUIREDdetails.

  • Gross score only (flighted events)

  • Register early, space is limited.

2024 Denver Men’s City Amateur Championship

June 15-16 @ City Park Golf Course

Required: 2.4 handicap or lower upon registering

Registration opens May 22, 2024 @ 9 AM

WAITLIST

2024 Denver Men’s City Amateur Flighted Tournament

June 29-30 @ City Park Golf Course

Required: 2.5 handicap or higher on 5/22/24

Registration opens May 29, 2024 @ 9 AM

REGISTER 5/29/24

2024 Denver Senior Men’s City Amateur

July 20-21 @ Overland Park Golf Course
*50 years and older

Registration opens May 8, 2024 @ 9 AM

Sponsored by:

EVENT FULL - REGISTER FOR WAITLIST

2024 Denver Women’s City Amateur

August 3-4 @ City Park Golf Course

Registration opens June 5, 2024 @ 9 AM

REGISTER 6/5/24

2024 Denver Men’s

City Amateur Championship

City Park Golf Course

Championship – June 15 & 16

Handicaps of 2.4 or lower

Registration opens May 22, 2024 @ 9 AM

ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOUR HANDICAP IS

2.4 OR LOWER ON 5/22/2024

WAITLIST TOURNAMENT DETAILS

Who: Any men’s amateur with a verifiable Handicap Index issued under the World Handicap System as of May 22, 2024 handicap revision. You do not have to be a Denver resident to play! All ages welcome!

When: Championship (2.4 or lower HCP): June 15-16, 2024.  Registration closes 4:00 PM Wednesday, June 5, 2024.

Limited space available. If you have a 2.5 GHIN or higher on 5/22/24 and register, you will be withdrawn and refunded less a $10.00 processing fee. Registration will close when the field is full. Once the field is full, players may sign up to be placed on the wait list.

Format: 2-day 18-hole stroke play, flighted.

Event: Men’s Championship – Players with a 2.4 handicap index or better are allowed to register.

*Handicap revision dated May 22 will be used to establish eligibility for this event.  If you currently do not have a verifiable Handicap Index issued under the World Handicap System, you can visit coloradgolf.org and hit the “Join/Renew” button at the top of the page to get a GHIN number and start posting scores.  

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top gross finishers in the tournament. This is NOT a flighted event, all players must have a 2.4  GHIN handicap index to be eligible for the event.  This is a CGA sanctioned points event.

Registration: Registration for this event begins May 22, 2024 @ 9 AM. Entry fee is $275/player. If you register on 5/22 and your handicap is 2.5 or higher you ARE NOT eligible to play.  If you register and your handicap is 2.5 or higher your registration fee will be refunded less a $10 processing fee.

You must register online. Entries are NOT accepted in the pro shops. It is important that you know your GHIN handicap on 5/22 before registering to ensure that you are eligible to participate in the Men’s Championship event.  If your handicap is 2.5 or higher on 5/22, you should register for the Denver Men’s City Amateur Flighted Tournament.

*Entry fee includes green fees and warm-up range bucket for both days and prize money. 

**Carts are available for purchase in the pro shop the day of play. If there are multiple riders in the same group, you will be paired due to limited cart availability. If you choose to ride as a single, there is an additional single rider cart fee.

QUESTIONS? Send us an email at DenverCityAmateur@denvergov.org

2024 Denver Men’s City Amateur

Flighted Tournament

City Park Golf Course

Tournament – June 29 & 30

(Handicaps of 2.5 & higher)

Registration opens May 29, 2024 @ 9 AM

ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOUR HANDICAP IS

2.5 OR HIGHER ON 5/22/2024

REGISTER 5/29/24

2024 Player Tournament Documents

Who: Any men’s amateur with a verifiable Handicap Index of 2.5 or higher issued under the World Handicap System as of May 22, 2024 handicap revision. You do not have to be a Denver resident to play! All ages welcome!

When: Flighted Tournament (2.5 or HIGHER HCP on 5/22/24): June 29-30, 2024.  Registration closes 4:00 PM Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

Limited space available. If you have a 2.4 GHIN handicap index or lower on 5/22/24 and register, you will be withdrawn and refunded less a $10.00 processing fee. Registration will close when the field is full. Once the field is full, players may sign up to be placed on the wait list.

Format: 2-day 18-hole stroke play, flighted.

Event: Men’s Flighted Tournament – Players with a 2.5 handicap index or higher on 5/22/24 are eligible to register.

*Handicap revision dated May 22 will be used to establish eligibility for this event.  If you currently do not have a verifiable Handicap Index issued under the World Handicap System, you can visit coloradgolf.org and hit the “Join/Renew” button at the top of the page to get a GHIN number and start posting scores. 

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top gross finishers in each flight. This IS a flighted event, all players must have a 2.5  GHIN handicap index or higher on 5/22/24 to be eligible for the event.  This is a CGA sanctioned points event.

Registration: Registration for this event begins May 29, 2024 @ 9 AM. Entry fee is $275/player. If you register on 5/29 and your handicap is 2.4 or lower on 5/22 you ARE NOT eligible to play.  If you register and your handicap is 2.4 or lower your registration fee will be refunded less a $10 processing fee.  You must register online. Entries are NOT accepted in the pro shops. It is important that you know your GHIN handicap on 5/22 before registering to ensure that you are eligible to participate in the Men’s Flighted Tournament event.  If your handicap is 2.4 or lower on 5/22, you should register for the Denver Men’s City Amateur Championship event.

*Entry fee includes green fees, warm-up range bucket for both days and prize money. 

**Carts are available for purchase in the pro shop the day of play. If there are multiple riders in the same group, you will be paired due to limited cart availability. If you choose to ride as a single, there is an additional single rider cart fee.

QUESTIONS? Send us an email at DenverCityAmateur@denvergov.org

2024 Denver Senior Men’s City Amateur @ Overland Park Golf Course

*50 years or older

July 20 & 21

Registration will open May 8, 2024

Sponsored by:

EVENT FULL - REGISTER FOR WAITLIST

Who: Amateurs 50 years of age or older with a Handicap Index issued under the World Handicap System as of the July 12th, 2024 handicap revision. You don’t have to be a Denver Resident to play!

When:  Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21, 2024.  Registration closes 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Limited space available.  Late entries will NOT be accepted.  Registration will close when the field is full.  Once the field is full, players may sign up to be placed on the wait list.

Format:  2-day, 18-hole stroke play. Gross within each flight.

Flights:

  • Championship Flight– Players with a of 5.4 handicap index or lower will be placed in this flight.
    • Players with a 5.5 – 8.9 handicap index may opt into Championship flight.
  • All Other Flights– Players with a 5.5 handicap index or higher will be placed in flights according to handicap index.
    • Players may be re-flighted according to scores after the first day of play.
    • The number of players, flights and handicap index ranges in each flight may vary depending on the number of participants.

*Handicap revision dated July 10th will be used to establish handicap index.  If you currently do not have a Handicap Index issued under the World Handicap System, you can go to coloradgolf.org and hit the “Join/Renew” button at the top of the page to get a GHIN number and start posting scores.  You must post a minimum of five 18-hole scores prior to July 10th to be eligible.

Prizes:  Prizes will be awarded to the top gross finishers within each flight.  This is a CGA sanctioned points event.

Registration:  All registrations are online. Entry fee is $240 per player.  Entries are NOT accepted in the pro shops.

*Entry fee includes green fees and warm-up balls for both days.  Carts are available for purchase in the pro shop the day of play. If there are multiple riders in the same group, you will be paired due to limited availability. If you choose to ride as a single, there is an additional single rider cart fee.

QUESTIONS? Send us an email at DenverCityAmateur@denvergov.org

Tournament Details

2024 Denver Women’s City Amateur @ City Park Golf Course

August 3 & 4

Registration opens June 5, 2024

REGISTER 6/5/24

Who: Amateurs with a verifiable Handicap Index issued under the World Handicap System as of the July 24th, 2024 handicap revision. You don’t have to be a Denver Resident to play! All ages are welcome!

When: Saturday & Sunday, August 3-4, 2024. Registration closes 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2024.  Limited space available. Late entries will NOT be accepted. Once the field is full, players may sign up to be placed on the wait list.

Format: 2-day, 18-hole stroke play, gross within each flight.

Flights:

  • Championship Flight – Players with a 2.4 handicap index or lower will be placed in this flight.
    • Players with a 2.5 – 5.9 handicap index can opt into Championship flight.
  • All Other Flights – Players with a 2.5 handicap index or higher will be placed in flights according to handicap index.
    • Players may be re-flighted according to scores after the first day of play.
    • The number of players, flights and handicap index ranges in each flight may vary depending on the number of participants.

  • Handicap revision dated July 24th will be used to establish handicap index.
  • If you currently do not have a Handicap Index issued under the World Handicap System, you must go to coloradogolf.org and hit the “Join/Renew” button at the top of the page to get a GHIN number and start posting scores.
  • You must post a minimum of five 18-hole scores prior to July 24th to be eligible.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the TOP GROSS finishers within each flight. This is a CGA sanctioned points event.

Registration: All registrations are online. Entry fee is $240/player. Entries are NOT accepted in the pro shops.

*Entry fee includes green fees, warm-up range bucket for both days and prize money.

*Carts are available for purchase in the pro shop the day of play. If there are multiple riders in the same group, you will be paired due to limited availability. If you choose to ride as a single, there is an additional single rider cart fee.

QUESTIONS?

Send us an email at DenverCityAmateur@denvergov.org

2024 Volunteer sign ups begin in Spring April 15th! Sign up for ball spotting or timing stations.  Earn a free round of golf for every shift you work (some booking restrictions apply to the round).  For any questions email denvercityamateur@denvergov.org.

2024 Denver Men’s City Amateur

City Park Golf Course

Men’s Championship – June 15-16

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2024 Denver Men’s City Amateur

City Park Golf Course

Men’s Flighted Tournament – June 29-30

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2024 Denver Senior Men’s City Amateur  

Overland Park Golf Course

July 20-21

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2024 Denver Women’s City Amateur 

City Park Golf Course

August 5-6

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2024 City Amateur Registration Dates

2024 Denver Men’s City Amateur

Men’s Championship  Registration opens  Wednesday, May 22, 2024 @ 9 AM

REGISTER CHAMPIONSHIP 5/22/24

Men’s Flighted Tournament Registration opens – Wednesday, May 29, 2024 @ 9 AM

REGISTER FLIGHTED 5/29/24

2024 Denver Senior Men’s City Amateur – Opens Wednesday, May 8, 2024 @ 9 AM

EVENT FULL - REGISTER FOR WAITLIST

2024 Denver Women’s City Amateur – Opens Wednesday, June 5th, 2024 @ 9 AM

REGISTER 6/5/24

City Amateur Policies and Procedures

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1.0 DEFINITIONS

1.1 THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE

1.1.1 The Tournament Committee for any City Amateur consists of the designated Tournament Director, the designated Chief Official, and any member of the Rules of Golf Committee at the competition.

1.2 RULES OFFICIAL

1.2.1 Rules officials are representatives of the Denver City Amateur, and any rules given will be held by the Tournament Committee.

1.3 PLAYER RESPONSIBILITIES

1.3.1 All players are expected to play according to the USGA rules of golf, and comply with any local rules established by the committee. Any player in a Denver City Amateur event may request to view a copy of the Rules of Golf or the Denver Golf Local Rules Sheet.

2.0 AMATEUR TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
2.1 MEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP REQUIREMENTS

2.1.1 Amateur male players of any age with a verifiable GHIN handicap index of 2.4 or lower as of the date stated on the registration page.
2.1.2 You don’t have to be a Denver Resident to play.

2.2 MEN’S AMATEUR FLIGHTED TOURNAMENT REQUIREMENTS

2.2.1 Amateur male players of any age with a verifiable GHIN handicap index of 2.4 or higher as of the date stated on the registration page.
2.2.2 All participants will be flighted by Handicap Index
2.2.3 You don’t have to be a Denver Resident to play.
2.2.4 Any player may be re-flighted during the event based on score

2.3 SENIOR MEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP REQUIREMENTS

2.3.1 Amateur Players 50 years of age or older with a verifiable GHIN handicap as of the date stated on the registration page.
2.3.2 Players with a 5.4 handicap index or lower are automatically opted into the championship flight.
2.3.3 Players with a handicap up to a 9.9 may elect to play in the Championship flight.
2.3.4 You don’t have to be a Denver Resident to play.
2.3.5 Any player can be placed in the Championship flight after play on Day 1.

2.4 WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP REQUIREMENTS

2.4.1 Amateur female players of any age with a verifiable GHIN handicap as of the most recent handicap revision prior to registration close.
2.4.2 Players with a 2.4 handicap or lower are automatically opted into the championship flight.
2.4.3 Players with a handicap higher than a 2.4 but lower than a 5.0 may elect to play in the Championship flight.
2.4.4 You don’t have to be a Denver resident to play.
2.4.5 Any player can be placed in the Championship flight after play on Day 1.

3.0 REFUNDS AND WITHDRAWALS
3.1 WITHDRAWAL POLICY

3.1.1 Players MUST notify Denver Golf via email at DenverCityAmateur@denvergov.org, not the host course, to receive a refund and be taken out of the event.
3.1.2 All withdrawal requests are subject to the refund policy schedule.

3.2 REFUND POLICY

3.2.1 Players MUST notify Denver Golf via email at DenverCityAmateur@denvergov.org, not the host course, to receive a refund.
3.2.2 All refunds are subject to the following schedule:

3.2.2.1 Players that withdraw before the entry close deadline will be refunded, less a $10.00 service charge.
3.2.2.2 Players that withdraw after the entry close deadline or by 4pm the Wednesday before the event will be refunded 50% of the paid entry fee. (this gives us time to contact waitlist players).
3.2.2.3 After the Wednesday cut-off there is no refund up to the start of the tournament.
3.2.2.4 After the tournament has started, there is no refund for any reason.

3.2.3 All refunds will be sent to the credit card used to pay the entry fee. Processing refunds may take up to two weeks.

4.0 RULES OF GOLF AND CONDITIONS OF PLAY
4.1 GENERAL RULES OF COMPETITION

4.1.1 The Rules of Golf shall govern play.
4.1.2 The Local Rules and Conditions of Competitions for Denver City Amateur Tournaments are defined on the Notice to Players and will supplement The Rules of Golf.
4.1.3 Host course local rules are not applicable, unless they are listed on the event Player Notice.
4.1.4 The Committee, whose decision is final, shall settle all questions.
4.1.5 In the event the tournament is ended before players can complete 36-holes for competition, the winners will be determined based on 18-hole scores.  All prize money will be payed out and players will receive rainchecks for unfinished play.

4.2 PACE OF PLAY

4.2.1 The Rules of Golf require that a player shall, at all times, play without undue delay. The administering of pace of play will be handled by the Denver Golf Tournament Committee (heretofore referred to as DGTC).
4.2.2 The first group is in breach of the policy if the group finishes the hole at a checkpoint hole after the maximum allowable time based on the pace of play chart created by the DGTC.
4.2.3 Any subsequent group is in breach if the group completes the hole at a checkpoint after the maximum allowable time AND more than 14 minutes after the preceding group finished the hole.
4.2.4 When a group is in breach of the policy, each player in the group is liable to penalty.
4.2.4.1 The application of any penalty occurs only in the scoring area, and is applied to the hole where the breach occurred.
4.2.5 A group that is liable to penalty may appeal the penalty in the scoring area.
4.2.6 After a group reaches a checkpoint out of position and incurs a warning, a player who makes no effort to reach the next checkpoint in the expected time or to catch up with the group ahead and misses the subsequent checkpoint, will incur the applicable penalty which will be imposed in the scoring area following the round.
4.2.7 A group in position at the previous checkpoint that has a long ruling or extensive search for a ball on the next checkpoint hole will be exempted from penalty if the group is unable to complete that checkpoint hole in the expected time.
4.2.8 A group must be over its time based on the pace of play chart and “out of position” relative to the group in front of it before monitoring and timing of a group is warranted.
4.2.9 If a group is to be monitored, a player must play a stroke within 40 seconds from the time he or she can make a stroke without interference or distraction.
4.2.10 If a group is considered out of position– they are given a warning at the next hole and put on the clock. Players are subject to the following penalties.  Any group may be put on the clock at any point during the round if the group is deemed out of positon.

4.2.10.1 1st bad timing – 1 stroke penalty (Rule 5.6)
4.2.10.2 2nd bad timing – Additional 2 stroke penalty
4.2.10.3 3rd bad timing – Disqualification

4.3 DRESS CODE

4.3.1 All players must comply with the host course dress code requirements.

4.4 NO SHOWS

4.4.1 If a player does not show for their tee time they are not eligible for refund and are held to guidelines in the Rules of Golf (see Rule 5.3).

4.5 CELL PHONES

4.5.1 A player may only use devices that do not make an audible noise. If a cell phone makes an audible noise (including vibrations which can be heard) during the stipulated round the following penalty will apply:

4.5.1.1 First offense – Warning.
4.5.1.2 Subsequent offense – Disqualification.

4.5.2 Annoying cell phone use during a stipulated round is considered unbecoming conduct and the Committee may disqualify a player for a serious breach of etiquette and/or reject a player’s entry in future events.
4.5.3 Spectators who misuse cell phones may be asked to leave the course.

4.6 DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICES

4.6.1 A player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only.
4.6.2 If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his/her play (e.g., gradient, wind-speed, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 4.3.
4.6.3 For any subsequent offense, the penalty is disqualification.

4.7 GOLF CARTS

4.7.1 All players are permitted to use a cart and may elect to purchase day of or with their registration.

4.7.1.1 Carts not purchased with registration are not guaranteed

4.8 CADDIES

4.8.1 Players may bring their own caddie. Caddies are subject to the tournament dress code, liability, pace of play and conduct requirements. A player is responsible for his or her caddie’s actions both during a round and while play is stopped under rule.
4.8.2 Caddies may ride in carts with the player, but must pay standard cart fees

4.9 SCORE POSTING

4.9.1 For handicap purposes, the Denver Golf Tournament Committee will post all applicable individual stroke play tournament scores to the GHIN Handicap service.

4.10 TIES & PLAYOFFS

4.10.1 Ties for the Winner in ALL flights will be decided by sudden death playoff, starting hole will be determined based on availability.
4.10.2 All other ties will be decided by score card play-off USGA (last 9, 6, 3, 1 holes).
4.10.3 There will be no ties, one winner for each gross place.

4.11 FAILURE TO COMPLETE

4.11.1 In stroke play, failure by a player to return his scorecard to the scoreboard official, or withdrawal during play without notifying an official and surrendering his scorecard to that official, is considered a serious breach of etiquette and unbecoming conduct.

5.0 MISCELLANEOUS
5.1 FLIGHT INFORMATION

5.1.1 Flights are determined by verified handicap index and the number of players registered.

5.2 GENERAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION

5.2.1 All players must register online prior to the registration deadline.

5.3 THE WAITLIST

5.3.1 Waitlist begins when registration is full.
5.3.2 Players from the waitlist will be notified if space becomes available prior to the event or can arrive at the course on the first day of play in case of no shows.

5.4 PRIZES

5.4.1 Prize money distribution is determined by registration and flight size.

5.5 SPECTATORS

5.5.1 Spectators are welcome to attend and follow groups.
5.5.2 All spectators should read the Spectator Guidelines prior to attending and follow golf etiquette at all times on the course.
5.5.3 The Tournament Officials have the right to forbid spectators entirely if deemed necessary. They also have the right to ask any spectator to leave the course at any time.

5.6 PRACTICE ROUNDS

5.6.1 Practice rounds are not guaranteed or included in the price of registration. If a player wants to play a practice round they must book normally through the course.

5.7 PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOS

5.7.1 Photographs and video are taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organizer.

5.8 GENERAL LIABILITY

5.8.1 Injury to person or property as a result of playing on Denver Golf premises, is solely the responsibility of the golfer. The City and County of Denver expressly denies liability resulting from play.