EVENT: 36 holes of stroke play. Starting field will consist of 144 maximum contestants. A tie for first place will be decided by a sudden death playoff immediately following the completion of the final round.
ENTRY FEE: Early bird Professional fee $275 and Amateur fee of $225 includes both tournament rounds as well as a practice round, which can be played practice rounds June 11 all day and June 10 after 3:30 pm. The entry fees DOES include cart fees. Contestants may take caddies or carry their own clubs.
ENTRY DEADLINE: The deadline is June 7 either online or through the mail at 5 p.m. There will be no exceptions to this. After the early bird registration, deadline will be June 7. Tee times will be posted online at the tournament website by June 10 at 10 am.
ELIGIBILITY: Maximum Index cannot exceed 10.0.The application for entry is subject to acceptance and, if accepted may be revoked at any time thereafter (including during the Championship by the Committee in charge of the Championship) for any reason deemed good cause by the Committee in its discretion, without liability to the Committee or Sponsors of the Championship. The reason for rejection may include unbecoming conduct.
In consideration of the acceptance of the said Application, the Applicant consents to the recording and transmission of her voice and to being publicized, filmed, photographed, or televised in connection with their participation in the Championship, and waives, releases all of her private rights to the production, reproduction, publication and dissemination of any publicity, recordings, transmissions, motion pictures, photographs or images which depict her as a participant in the said Championship or any phase or portion thereof. By execution of this application form, each applicant acknowledges that she is not entitled to remuneration of any kind for participation in the competition other than the prizes set forth.
RULES OF PLAY: USGA Rules of Golf will govern play with the exception of such Local Rules as are established by the Rules Committee. The Rules Committee’s decision will be final. Copies of the rules will be available to all contestants.
NON-METAL SPIKE POLICY: As a condition of this competition, it is required that all professional and amateur participants wear non-metal spikes. Metal spikes of any kind, including the non-metal spikes with a metal insert, will not be allowed. In consideration of participation, participant hereby releases the Tournament Committee and Eagle Rock Golf Club harmless from any and all claims for loss or damage whether or not caused by participants’ use of non-metal spike golf shoes. Penalty for non-conformance is Disqualification.
PRACTICE: Those playing in the tournament and living within 60 miles of Defiance are encouraged to play their practice round at an earlier date. Tee times may be made by calling 419.785.4423.Times for practice rounds will be all day on Sunday, June 11 and after 3:30 pm Saturday, June 10.
AUTOMOTIVE GOLF CARS: All contestants may use an automotive golf car during the Championship rounds. Any competitor may use a caddy or carry her own clubs.
STARTING TIME: Pairings and Starting times will be posted on the official website of the First Federal Bank Ohio Women’s Open (www.ohiowomensopen.com). Also, pairings and starting times will be posted at Eagle Rock Golf Club. Any participant who fails to report to the started at her assigned time will be subject to penalty or disqualification.
DRESS CODE: Proper dress code is required at all Ohio Women’s Open events at Eagle Rock Golf Club. Jeans, of any style, cut-offs and tank tops are not permitted. Contestants not wearing proper attire shall not be permitted to compete.