Player Information

ENTRY FEE

$275.00. Players accepted into the field will be directed to payment portal.

TRANSPORTATION

The Pacific Coast Amateur Championship is providing all contestants a unique event code through Lyft that can be used from Saturday, July 16th to Saturday, July 23rd, and can only be used to get to and/or from Columbia Edgewater CC. Specific information will be emailed out to contestants a week before the championship. In order to use this service, you will need to download the Lyft app on your mobile phone and setup an account. You can get the Lyft app for free through the following; Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon, and Microsoft.

PRACTICE ROUNDS

Practice rounds at Columbia Edgewater Country Club will be available to contestants on Monday, July 18. Information on how players can make a practice rounds starting time will be emailed to players once accepted into the field. Do not call Columbia Edgewater CC to make a practice round starting time. The PCGA office will be handling it.

REGISTRATION

Registration for contestants will be Monday, July 18 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Columbia Edgewater CC.

DRESS CODE

The PCGA dress code applies to contestants, caddies, and gallery, and will be strictly enforced during the Championship week. Suitable attire must be worn at all times. Suitable attire DOES NOT include jeans or denim of any kind or color, running suits, CARGO PANTS OR SHORTS (Pockets on sides), tank tops, t-shirts or unkempt clothing of any kind. Shorts are permitted but must be worn at mid-thigh length or longer. All shirts must have collars and must be worn tucked in. All caps must be worn with the bill forward. Sandal type golf shoes are not permitted. Failure to adhere to the dress code may result in disqualification and removal from club property.

NOTE: Cargo pants or shorts are defined as having side pockets on the side of the leg. Because of the differing nature of cargo pants and shorts, the PCGA does not permit any type regardless of their quality or material in an effort to maintain our attire standard which assists us to attain the very best golf clubs as host sites. Your cooperation is appreciated.

AUTOMOTIVE CARTS

The use of automotive carts of any kind are not permitted.

PULL CARTS

Pull carts are allowed for the championship.

CADDIES

Caddies are allowed for the championship. There are no caddie services at Columbia Edgewater CC, so players are encouraged to make their own arrangements in finding a caddie.

SPECTATOR CARTS AND GALLERY

Due to the limited availability of carts, there will not be any spectator carts available for the Championship. Spectators who wish to gallery players may walk the course, but are asked to please be cognizant of creating any sort of distraction, noise, or unduly delaying play.

FORMAT

Individual – The Individual Championship shall be conducted over 72 holes. There is no cut.

In the event of a tie, the individual champion will be determined by a hole-by-hole playoff immediately after the conclusion of play.

Morse Cup Team – The team Championship, consisting of PCGA member association teams only, will be conducted over the first 36 holes. The two low scores of three each day will be totaled to determine the winning association team of the Morse Cup competition and Trophy. In the event of a tie, co-champions will be declared.

AWARDS

Individual – The low individual scorer will receive a PCGA Gold Championship Medal and a Crystal Trophy and his name will be engraved on the Edgar Updegraff Pacific Coast Amateur Championship Perpetual Trophy. Individuals finishing second will receive a PCGA Silver Championship Medal. Individuals finishing third will receive a PCGA Bronze Championship Medal.

Morse Cup Team – The winning association holds the Morse Cup Perpetual Trophy for one year. Each team member receives a Gold Championship Medal. Each member of the team(s) finishing in second place will receive a Silver Championship Medal.

CONDUCT CODE

The PCGA expects all contestants, caddies, gallery, and guests to exhibit proper conduct and behavior on the golf course and anywhere on club property. Unbecoming conduct or behavior may be grounds for immediate disqualification, at any time. The following are some examples of unbecoming conduct or behavior:

  • Repeated use of loud, abusive, and/or profane language
  • Throwing and/or breaking equipment (club, ball, etc.) in anger or frustration
  • Damaging host club, PCGA, and/or fellow contestant property
  • Public criticism or verbal abuse of host club, officials, volunteers or staff, and/or PCGA volunteers, staff or fellow contestants
  • Potential endangerment of others
  • Intentionally violating stated club policy
  • Violation of PCGA Dress Code and/or Footwear Policy
  • Other conduct deemed unbecoming

The Committee in charge of the competition shall be the sole judge of determining Conduct Code violation.