Competition Policies

Competition Policies:

By registering to play in a Golf SK sanctioned event, participants agree to the 2018 Conditions of Competition:

  1. Code of Conduct for Juniors
    1. A junior playing in an Amateur aged event she/he must adhere to most items in the
      Junior Code of Conduct.
    2. Exceptions may include Caddie or power cart transportation, if eligible.
  2. Code of Conduct for Amateurs
  3. Transportation Notice:
    1. In events where players are allowed to ride power carts, the groups are only allowed 2 power-carts per group.
    2. A group must not have more than 2 or is subject to a breach of the Local Rules.
  4. Pace of Play,
  5. Standard Local Rules,
  6. Spectator and Parent Code of Conduct,
  7. Dress Code including Foot-ware,
  8. Cancellation Policy,
  9. Tie Breaking Procedure(s)


  1. Rules are governed by the most current Golf Canada Rules of Golf including Amateur Status including the most current Golf Canada Decisions on the Rules of Golf, and
  2. the Supplementary Local Rules for the championship (location specific)
    In addition to the above mentioned documents are the following conditions of competition.
  3. By entering a Golf SK championship, the participant allows Golf SK to take picture and/or video of the participant for marketing/promotional materials.
  4. All competitors must have a GOLD Golf Canada membership.
  5. All competitors must present a validated 2018 Golf Canada membership card (or other recognized golf association/union) and a verification of membership with established handicap may be required at the registration desk prior to start of play in the tournament.  Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
    1. Handicap factor must be updated within 15 days of the Championship.
    2. The verification method can include the Golf Canada Score Centre or a signed/verified paper copy from the golf course’s Handicap Chair or designate.
    3. If you are a Golf SK/Golf Canada Member or Public Player Member we will have the ability to verify your handicap factor on the Golf Canada Score Centre.
  6. All tournament entry applications are subject to the approval of the Golf Saskatchewan Tournament Committee.
  7. Rules decisions shall be decided by the Golf Saskatchewan Tournament Rules Committee, and shall be final.
  8. National Championship Quota Spot – Golf SK will try to ensure proper representation at a Golf Canada National Championship. Note, this includes limiting the amount of players we will drop down to on the list (for instance, not lower than the 15th placed person). *subject to change.

REMINDER: The Golf SK Codes of Conduct applies to players & teams attending Regional, National and International Events (sanctioned/conducted by Golf Canada and the like)This is above and beyond the policies and Code of Conduct at the championship being played.

2018 Competition Fact Sheets