2018 Wednesday League

Next league night is Wednesday, July 11th. Hill tees off at 5:30 and the General cuts off at 5pm. Last Hill check in at 5:25pm. Hill is in the Original positions. Check in opens by 4:30pm

Courses are closed to casual play on Wednesday evenings from March 22nd to October 18th. League play will occupy the courses, join us!

Ace Pot: 
pot #1 starting at $0


Results/Standings/Averages



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2017 Standings & Averages




Handicaps - 
We will use a static handicap:

A - 5 strokes 
B - 7
C - 7
D - 8




League Basics (Prelim 2018 Structure):
The Wednesday Weekly returns on March 21st. Come get your 2018 bag tag and be signed in and ready to go by 5:25pm for The Hill (The General cuts off at 5pm).  This was one of the most popular leagues in New England last year (1,700+ golfers came out) and we are aiming to improve league again this year so come join the fun.  We are working behind the scenes to fine tune the automated system and generally improve the league.

A quick run down of the changes this year:

The handicap pool will utilize a better formula (consider last 10 rounds, drop low 2 and high 2 and average remaining 6)
We are hoping to vary The Hill’s configuration more (all alts, all longs, all shorts, etc.)
Pro Pool weekly buy in changed to $5.00
Check in will start a little later to give the guys running league a small amount of time to warm up.
A pool Hill/General handicap will be 4 strokes instead of 5
Bringing back the nightly skills challenge
Tags will remain on sale at the Hawks Nest throughout the year
We will move all players to their appropriate division based on average at week 10 and go case by case after that


Details
• Wednesdays, starting March 21st
• Initial cost: $20 for a 2018 tag.

• Season passes with a tag were available for $140 until February 28th.  

• Four player pools (A/B/C/D) – Your pool placement will be based on your average score.
Anything under 56.99 and under = A Pool
57 through 62.99 = B Pool
63 through 69.99 = C pool
Anything 70 and over = D Pool
These #'s are for scores on The Hill (standard baskets)
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• A weekly divisional cash payout, an ace pot (capped at $250, will roll over to additional pots if needed.) and a season long points event. Lots of raffle prizes at end of the year including some big-ticket items. You can pick up your winnings that night or bank winnings for the payment at the end of the year.

• Players opting to play on The General will receive a handicap. The handicap will be based on last two years of data with nearly 6,000 rounds considered.

• 31 weeks of league play (last day is Wednesday October 10th. We may need to extend 1 week or add in another round during the season to account for the canceled first week)

• CASUAL PLAY IS DISCOURAGED ON BOTH COURSES ON WEDNESDAY EVENINGS DURING LEAGUE SEASON

• One round of singles

• If you leave before tags are redistributed, get someone to grab it for you or risk us losing it. Alternatively, you can grab the highest #'s tag available on the board before you leave.

• Tags are in play for casual rounds and tournaments. Higher tag can challenge a lower tag and under most circumstances, lower tag must accept.

• The auto generated hole assignments are an integral part of keeping league running on time. Please report to your assigned hole at the appropriate time.

• If there are no aces for 2018, we will throw off for it at the Bonanza.

• There will be a year-end Bag Tag Bonanza to end the season. For tag holders only! Date is Sunday October 28th.

• Lots of raffle prizes at the Bag Tag Bonanza. Earn raffle tickets by attending league, hitting an ace. The more you play the better your chances of winning are!



Weekly base cost

• Tagholder: $5 -
$2.25 payout, $1 course funds, $.75 ace pot, $1 season points event & payout.

• Non-Tagholder: $7 -
$2.25 payout, $3 course funds, $.75 ace pot, $1 season points event & payout

Players without a tag aren’t eligible to win the full ace pot, won’t earn raffle entries and cannot attend the Bag Tag Bonanza.

Women’s entry is always $5.00 though same restrictions apply on ace pot, bonanza for non tagholders.



Prepaid Season Cost

• $140 which includes a 2018 tag and prepaid entry to all 31 Wednesday League nights. 7 weeks of savings if you attend every week.

Optional Pots

• $1 handicap pot league wide* (1 or 2 winners per night, depending on # of entrants)
• $5 high stakes pot (1 or 2 winners per night, depending on # of entrants)
   *consider last 10 rounds, drop low 2 and high 2 then average other 6 rounds

You can pick up your winnings that night or bank winnings for the payment at the end of the year for each of these pots. You can only collect banked winnings at or after the Bonanza. It’s not set up to be a bank you can draw from.

Skills Challenge
A random & quick skills challenge at the end of each night for an additional point in the standings.


Points Series Rules
• We will track points for each player & post the up to date standings on this discussion thread
• A, B, C & D Pools will have separate standings
• 1st place in A/B/C/D pool gets 5 points and $
• 2nd place in A/B/C/D pool gets 4 points and $
• 3rd place in A/B/C/D pool gets 3 points and $
• 4th place in A/B/C/D pool gets 2 points and $
• 5th place in A/B/C/D pool gets 1 point and $
(These places are based on a minimum of 10 participants in the division. In general, we will pay out 1 place for 5 or less players, 3 places  for 6-9 players and 5 places for 10+ players)


• Everyone gets 1 point for playing (you can accumulate up to 25 attendance points)
• Players will be moved into the appropriate division at week 10 and on a case by case basis after that
• Top 3 point earners in each division (or more) will win a cash prize at the end of the season. 
• Other ways to gain a point - hit an ace, win the skills challenge.