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17th  ITALIAN OPEN FOR DISABLED

17th  ITALIAN OPEN FOR DISABLED

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It is with great pleasure that EDGA announces the 17th Italian Open For Disabled, which will be held at the Golf Club Parco de’ Medici in Italy.

Online Entry Form

NB: When completing this online entry form, you will be required to pay the EDGA fee of €15 or €30 for Non-EDGA countries.

 

Schedule - May 2017

Tuesday-02
Wednesday-03
Thursday-04

Training Day
1st Round
Final Round

Welcome to the 17th Italian Open for Disabled

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS April 30th, 2017

 

Schedule - May 2017

Tue-02: Official Practice day

  • 8.30 – 16,00 Practice Round;
  • 20.00 Welcome dinner;

Wed-03: 1st Round

  • Around 8.00 first tee time;
  • Quick lunch;
  • 20.30 Gala dinner reserved to players and families;

Thu-04: Final Round

  • Around 8.00 first tee time;
  • Quick lunch;
  • 17.00 Prize giving ceremony;
  • 17.30 farewell Cocktail reserved to players and families;

GOLF COURSE
Golf Club Parco de’ Medici
Viale Salvatore Rebecchini, 39
00148 ROMA
Tel: (+39) 06.65287345
Fax: (+39) 06.65287377
Web: www.golfparcodemedici.com
Email: golfclubpdm@sheratonparco.com

 

ENTRANCE FEES

The EDGA entrance fee is payable via the Online Entry Form using the link at the top right of this webpage. Please Note: A player will only be considered as officially registered when the online entry form is submitted.

 

HOTEL CONTACTS
SHERATON PARCO DE’ MEDICI ROME HOTEL
Viale Salvatore Rebecchini, 39, 00148 ROMA
Tel. +39.06.65288
Fax. +39.06.65287060
Email: reservations@sheratonparco.com

 

HOTEL BOOKING
The hotel reservation must be made by completing the attached form and sending it to: reservation@sheratonparco.com

 

Rates include:

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunches
  • Welcome Dinner on 2nd May
  • Gala Dinner on 3rd May
  • Prize Giving Cocktail on 4th May
  • Entry Fee
  • Practice Balls (only for players)
  • Trolley or Buggies (only for players)
  • Free transportation from Fiumicino Airport to official Hotel and return on 1 -2 may and 4 – 5 May

PRICES

Player packages:

2 nights stay package (2-3 May) – single room € 400,00 / double room € 320,00 per person

3 nights stay package (1-3 or 2-4 May) – single room € 525,00 / double room € 405,00 per person

 

None Player Packages:

2 nights stay package (2-3 May) – single room € 351,00 / double room € 271,00 per person

3 nights stay package (1-3 or 2-4 May) – single room € 476,00 / double room € 356,00 per person

 

Pre/post package rates:

Single room € 100.00 per room per night

Double room € 135.00 per room per night

 

RULES & CONDITIONS
The championship will be played according to:

  • the Rules of Golf, as approved by the R&A Rules Limited (2016 edition)
  • the Rules of Golf for Golfers with Disabilities
  • the 2017 Italian Golf Federation Hard Card
  • the Conditions and Local Rules approved by the Championship Committee and the conditions herein

FORM OF PLAY

36 Holes stroke play for categories 1, 2 and 3
36 Holes stroke play Stableford for category 4, 5 and 6
Men will play from yellow tees, Women from red tees.

 

3rd  May: 1st round (18 holes)
4th May: 2nd round (18 holes)

 

Category 1: Players with an EGA Handicap of 4.4 or lower
Category 2: Players with an EGA Handicap between 4.5 and 11.4
Category 3: Players with an EGA Handicap between 11.5 and 18.4
Category 4: Players with an EGA Handicap between 18.5 and 26.4
Category 5: Players with an EGA Handicap between 26.5 and 36
Category 6: Players with an EGA Handicap between 36 and 54

 

* Categories can be unified by the Committee in case of a low number of players.
* Only players with an Italian citizenship will be included in the Italian Championship.

 

ELIGIBILITY
The starting field will include Italian and foreign players:

  • with a valid EDGA Pass
  • with an EGA Handicap (CONGU, USGA or other equivalent) not exceeding 54

National Associations must certify their players’ EGA Handicaps within 14 days prior the closing date for entries.


WITHDRAWALS

Withdrawals, both before and after the closing date of entries, must be sent by mail to the Italian Golf Federation  (campionati@federgolf.it) at the latest by 11.30 a.m. of the day before the beginning of the competition. After that time any withdrawal shall be communicated to the Championship Committee at the hosting Golf Club.

 

GOLF CART

The use of a Golf Cart will be permitted to players that have it indicated on the EDGA Pass.

 

TIES & PLAY-OFF

In the event of a tie for 1st place (gross), the winner shall be decided by a hole by hole play-off over one or more holes selected by the Committee. In the event of ties for any other place the Rules for ties adopted by the Italian Golf Federation will apply.

 

TRANSPORT TO & FROM THE AIRPORT

Free transportation will be provided only from an to Rome Fiumicino Airport (12 km to Golf Club), by shuttle service. Please help us to provide an efficient service by completing the attached  COURTESY BUS FORM and email it to the Italian Golf Federation – Championship Office: campionati@federgolf.it

 

INFORMATION

  • Trolleys: available at Golf Club:
    Nr. 70 hand trolleys . No electric trolleys available
  • Buggies: Only players with EDGA medical pass concerning the buggy indication will be allowed to use buggy.
  • Practice: Tuesday 2nd  of May is the official practice day. Tee Times may be booked by calling the Club’s Secretariat +39. 0665287345 or by sending an email to golfclubpdm@sheratonparco.com
  • Driving range: During tournament days the driving range opens one hour before the first tee time and closes at 6.30 p.m. On other days it opens from 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. Free balls are available at the Caddie Master.
  • Caddy Master: During tournament days the Caddy Master opens one hour before the first tee time and closes at 8.00 p.m.; on other days it opens from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Medical service: A first aid service with doctor and ambulance is available during Tournament days. EDGA doctor:  Maria Rosaria Squeo

THE CHAMPIONSHIP COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AMEND THE CHAMPIONSHIP

 

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