**All players wishing to compete in a Golf Association of Philadelphia event must be in compliance with the Tournament Eligibility clause.**
Unless otherwise noted in the tournament information for a specific competition Association, competitions are open to male golfers who are members of Member Clubs, are in good standing at the time of the event and meet the following criteria:
1. Have unquestionable amateur status.
2. Listed on a GAP/GHIN Handicap Report.
By submitting an entry for any Association administered competition, the player understands that his participation is at the sole discretion of the Association. The Association reserves the right to decline or withdraw any entry at any time. In addition, a player may be removed from any competition at the discretion of the Association staff or the Championship Committee of the competition at any time before or during the competition. Incidents of unbecoming conduct or actions deemed to be detrimental to the image of the Association or the spirit of the game are grounds for such removal and suspension from future Association administered competitions.
A NEW member MAY be assigned a handicap, if in writing, prior to the closing date for the event, he provides the Golf Office with a minimum of five scores and the course rating and slope of the courses on which those scores were made.
All tournaments have an entry opening date and closing date. Entries will NOT be accepted after the closing date. Many of the tournaments have a limited number of entries. Entries will be accepted in the order of their receipt unless a separate process is so noted on the entry information.
All events are played under the rules of the United States Golf Association.
The entry deadline for all tournaments is 11:59 p.m. on the day of closing. No entries will be accepted after the deadline.
Players entering a tournament that utilize a certain handicap requirement must meet the handicap standard prior to an event's closing.
Many of the tournaments have a limited number of entries. Entries will be accepted in the order of their receipt unless a separate process is so noted on the individual tournament information.
On-line registration for all Golf Association of Philadelphia events is available under the Tournament tab.
No refund will be made for cancellation after closing date except for medical withdrawals. Withdrawals prior to the deadline and medical withdrawals will be subject to a $20 administrative fee. Winter Series events are subject to a $10 administrative fee.
Players who have submitted an entry for an MPD event and wish to withdraw for any reason, MUST notify the GAP office. An entry fee will be refunded, less a $20 administrative fee, regardless of reason if GAP is notified 14 days prior to the MPD event. No refund of entry will be made for any player who withdraws less than 14 days prior to the MPD event, except for medical withdraws with proper documentation.
Players may make a substitution for any spot in a Member Play Day event, as long as the substitution meets all MPD entry requirements. The registrant must contact the GAP office to make a substitution.