TOUR RULES

The Rules of Golf

All Members of the Junior Tyson Tour must follow the rules set down by the RCGA. Any local rules that are observed by the individual clubs must also be adhered to.

  • While on the golf course, all Junior Tyson Tour Members will...........

    1. Adhere to the dress code
    2. Demonstrate respect for volunteers, tournament officials and the host course
    3. Strictly adhere to the Rules of Golf & Code of Conduct
    4. Not throw clubs or use abusive language
    5. Not use tobacco, alcohol or drugs
    6. Will not demonstrate any other conduct not becoming a member of the Junior Tyson Tour


  • Entry Deadlines

    All tournament applications must be received at least 7 days in advance, from the date of the tournament.
  • Dress Code

    Proper golf attire is required at all Junior Tyson Tour events. Failure to comply with the dress code will result in disqualification from that event.
    The Junior Tyson Tour dress code prohibits tank tops, T-Shirts and blue jeans. In addition, all headgear must be worn properly, and all shirts must be tucked in. Golf shirts may have a mock neck, turtle neck, or the traditional collar. Short shorts are prohibited.

  • Cheating Policy

    Cheating is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate and indefinite suspension from the Junior Tyson Tour.

  • Penalties

    The Junior Tyson Tour Officials may assess any or all of the following penalties based on the severity of the Code of Conduct violation.
    1. Issue a written letter of warning to any of, the player, their parents, or officials at their home club.
    2.. Disqualify the player from the tournament at which the violation occurs.
    3. Disqualify the player from future Junior Tyson Tour tournaments.
    4. Suspend the players Junior Tyson Tour membership indefinitely.

    In the event of a suspension, both the player and their parents/guardian will be required to submit a written account of the Code of Conduct violation to the Junior Tyson Tour Board of Directors within 15 days of the violation. They may be required to attend a meeting with the Tour Officials. The Board of Directors will review all submitted materials, including the
    tournament officials account of the incident, and the determine the length of the suspension.


  • No-Show Policy

    In the event a member fails to notify the host club of a tournament withdrawal and is a "NO SHOW", the following actions will be taken:
    First Offense: Paid fees are retained by the JTT.
    Second Offense: Player relinquishes entry and fees into the next event in which they are registered.
    Third Offense: Player will not be allowed to compete in any remaining events for the season and relinquishes all paid tournament entry fees.


  • Withdrawal Procedure and Refunds

    No refunds for tournament registration fees after June 15th.

  • Tournament Walk - On's

    Walk - on's at Junior Tyson Tour events are strictly prohibited. Each event will fill empty spots with members from their
    waiting lists. If you do not get into an event and you are further down the waiting list, you will not be playing.


  • Points
    Points are given for each tournament and are used for calculating a year end winner in each division. If you wish to compete for the overall title or have a chance to play in the year end tournament of champions you must compete in a minimum of 6 events.

    1st place - 50 points
    2nd place - 49 points
    3rd place - 48 points...
    15th place, and beyond - 35 points

    In case of a tie for position, the points from the players in the tie added together, and divided evenly amongst the players.
    The total year end points is calculated from each players 6 highest point values, from the respective events.

    Tour Championship
    The Junior Tyson Tour will once again have a "Tour Championship" for those competitors that have finished with the highest point totals. The top "6" and ties will qualify from the bantam, juvenile, and junior boys divisions, where the top "3" and ties will gain entry from girls divisions. Points earned during the Tour Championship will be added to your top "6" regular season totals to determine the overall winners in each age category. The point breakdown is as follows:

    1st Place - 10 points
    2nd Place - 8 points
    3rd Place - 7 points
    4th Place - 6 points
    5th Place - 5 points
    6th Place - 4 points

    The Tour Championship will be held on Wednesday, August 30th at The Sunningdale Golf & Country Club.

  • Divisions
    Divisions are as follows:
    Juniors age 17-18
    Juveniles age 14-16
    Bantams age 10-13
    Girls age 10-18
    Pee Wee girls & boys age 7-11

    All ages are as of August 31st of this year


  • Spectators

    Parents, friends or caddies are not permitted to follow players or be on the golf course during tournament play.