MGA Ryder Cup

Registration & Cost

Scheduled for July 29th, August 5-7th, 2022

  • Registration will be done through the Event Sign Up on the MGA website.
  • Registration opens July 8th at 12 noon
  • Registration closes July 25th at 8 P.M.
  • Cancellations after the close of registration will result in a charge of $100 to your HMCC account.
  • Participants over the age of 65 may play from the white tees. You must indicate which tees you are going to play from. Your options are TOURNAMENT or WHITE. YOU MUST INDICATE WHICH TEES ON YOUR REGISTRATION OR YOUR REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
  • In the comments section of your registration you MUST provide the following information:
  • We need a head count for the Friday evening festivities and we need to know your SHIRT SIZE.  In the comments section of your registration please let us know if you will be attending the Friday evening events and then provide your shirt size.
    • yes, yes if you are attending both Friday night events; ( yes, yes, XL)
    • yes, no if you are attending Friday night July 30th only; (yes, no, XL )
    • no, yes if you are attending Friday night August 6th only. (no, yes, XL)
  • INCOMPLETE REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
  • IF YOU SIGN UP FOR A FRIDAY NIGHT EVENT AND DO NOT SHOW OR CANCEL AFTER THE MONDAY BEFORE THE EVENT,  YOUR HMCC ACCOUNT WILL BE BILLED FOR THE COST OF THE EVENING.
  • Entry Fee is $100 which includes:
    • (2)Team Shirts from Foot Joy
  • (2) Friday evening reception and festivities
    • Sunday lunch
  • Since there are different types of golf memberships, the costs for golf are not included.
  • Each player must have a current and active (as of 7-15-22) GHIN handicap.
  • In order to have an even number of players on each team, total player count must be divisible by 4.  Don’t wait until the last minute to sign up.
  • The field will be limited to 120 players.

Friday July 29th – Live  Team Pick’em Party

6:30 PM – Reception – Great food and beverages 

7:30 PM – Team Draw

o   Team Captains will draw teams live

Friday August 5th – Live  Paring Party

6:30 PM – Reception – Great food and beverages

7:30 PM – Announce pairings

o   Saturday pairings

o   Sunday pairings

o   Pick up team shirts

Saturday August 6th

  • SHOT GUN START AT 8:30 AM.
  • Format
    • Match Play Event – USGA Match Play Rules will govern all play.
    • Holes 1-9: 4 Ball Format ( a.k.a. Two Man Best Ball)
    • Holes 10-18: Foursomes (a.k.a Alternate Shot Format) Players must alternate shots until the ball is holed. Players must alternate tee balls.   If player A tees off on #10 then player B must tee off on #11 regardless of who holed the final stroke on #10.  Player A will then tee off on 12, 14, 16 and 18.  Player B will tee off on 13, 15 and 17.
    • Each match is worth one point. Ties will be worth ½ point.
    • At the end of play scorecards must have two signatures. One from scorer and one from the player. Please turn in cards at the scorer’s table.
  • PROCEDURE FOR THE DAY
    • Each foursome will stay on the side (1-9 or 10-18) until their match is completed. After completion, all groups will return to the HMCC parking lot to get their scorecards for their second match.

Sunday August 7th

  • SHOT GUN START AT 8:30 AM.
  • Format
    • Match Play Event – USGA Match Play Rules will govern all play.
    • There will be two nine hole matches
      • Player 1 from Team A will play each player from Team B in a 9 hole match.  We will not re-pair after nine holes.  Your foursome will stay together for the day.
    • Each match is worth one point. Ties will be worth ½ point.
    • At the end of play scorecards must have two signatures. One from scorer and one from the player.  Please turn in cards at the scorer’s table.
  • In the event of a tie after 36 holes, there will be a three hole stroke play play-off between the team captains or their designee.
  • PROCEDURE FOR THE DAY
    • Each pairing will stay on the side (1-9 or 10-18) until their match is completed. After completion, all groups will return to the HMCC parking lot to get their scorecards for their second match.

Pace of Play

  • All players are to be in their carts by 8:15 AM
  • MGA Designated Pace of Play
    • Every three holes should be completed in 45 minutes or less.
    • Every nine holes should be completed in 2 hours and 10 minutes or less
    • Eighteen holes should be completed in 4 hours and 20 minutes or less.
  • You are expected to stay up with the group ahead of you not the group behind you.
  • The first time a group is advised that they have fallen behind the designated Pace of Play it will be a courtesy. There will be one warning only per nine holes. Everyone will be asked to make every effort and take all possible action to get back on time as quickly as possible. The second time a group is notified they have fallen behind the designated Pace of Play you will complete the hole being played; you will skip the next hole and representative from the Tournament Committee will move you to the next tee. Any skipped holes will not be replayed. Those holes skipped will be considered halved.  The Tournament Committee reserves the right to penalize an individual; a team or entire foursome for SLOW PLAY.