Format & Rules

Format & Rules

The Monroe Invitational is a 72-hole stroke play tournament played on the par 70 Monroe Golf Club championship layout. Tee times begin at 7:30 am each of the four days. There will be a cut to the top 42 players and ties after the third round (54 holes) on Friday. The awards ceremony will take place following completion of play on Saturday at approximately 1:00 pm

Participant Rules and Information

Registration

 Players must register by 12:00pm on Tuesday, June 9th. The Registration Desk is located in the “Vista” Ballroom of the clubhouse. The registration area will be staffed Monday, June 8th from 9:00am until 5:00pm. If you cannot register at the above times, you may forfeit your position in the tournament.

Dress Code

Golf shorts or pants are permissible but may not have cargo pockets or frayed bottoms. Proper collared shirts are required during all phases of the Tournament including all practice. The Monroe Golf Club has a policy of no denim at any time except during the long drive contest.

Equipment

Equipment must conform with all USGA Rules and Regulations.

Footwear

It is a condition of the competition that shoes with metal spikes are prohibited. Penalty for breach of the condition is disqualification.

Withdrawal

If an entrant withdraws prior to June 1st for any reason, a $25 handling fee will be withheld from their entry fee. If an entrant withdraws after June 1st. there will be no refund. If a player needs to withdraw to accept an invitation to the U.S. Open, their entry fee will be refunded.

Starting Times

Wednesday and Thursdays’ pairing and starting times will be available by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 9th. Friday’s and Saturday’s times will be available by 7:00 pm the night before. Starting times will also be posted on the Monroe Invitational web site.

The Monroe Invitational Blitz

The top ranked 25-35 players are required to play in the Monroe Invitational Blitz Event on Tuesday, June 9th. All Blitz players are required to attend the luncheon at 12:00 pm sharp to meet your playing partners. The Blitz is a shotgun start at 1:30 pm, Blitz event participants will be identified.