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Pairings Set For The First Rounds Of The 2017 State Golf Tournament On Mon., 10/23 & Tues., 10/24!!

October 19, 2017 02:55 PM
An African-American female golfer blasts out of the bunker during the 2016 State Tournament.

     The State Golf Tournament is set and ready to tee off on Monday, 10/23 with a 9 AM shotgun start for the Class 4A/3A golfers at the University of Maryland - College Park golf course.  The Class 2A/1A golfers tee it up for their first round on Tuesday, 10/24 with a 9 AM shotgun start at the same location.  Teams and individuals qualifying from Monday and Tuesday's semifinal rounds will return on Wednesday, 10/25 to compete for a State Championship.  In the event of inclement weather, check or follow us on Twitter (@MPSSAA_Org) for the latest updates.  Select the links below to view the list of qualifiers, the Day 1 pairings and range assignments, and the Day 2 pairings and range assignments.  ** Please note changes to pairings for Day 2. (10/20/17, 10 AM) **

     The top forty percent of the teams will advance to the Finals with at least three teams guaranteed to advance from each semifinal along with any team who ties the cut-off score.  The top forty percent of the individual male and individual female competitors will also advance to the finals from each semifinal along with any individuals who tie the cut-off scores.  A cut-off score for individual males and a cut-off score for individual females to qualify for Wednesday's Finals will be announced after play concludes on Tuesday.

    Once again, play will begin at the Finals on Wednesday, 10/25 with a 9 AM shotgun start.  Coaches or school-designated representatives* are responsible for signing in all participants at least 30 minutes prior to the start time each day of play.  Please allow ample time in your travel plans to compensate for heavy traffic or unexpected delays.  Players and coaches/school representatives who fail to check in at the designated area prior to the start time shall be scratched from the event. (* NOTE: In order for an individual to be an officially designated school representative in lieu of a coach, a document on school letterhead signed by the Athletic Director and Principal stating that they have been designated by the school to fulfill this obligation MUST be presented to the Tournament Director at check-in time.)

     In the interest of consistency and fair play we ask that all participants and spectators observe the following throughout each round of the tournament:

  • All participants and spectators are subject to the rules and regulations of the University of Maryland Golf Course.
  • Spectators are restricted to the cart path and must remain off all fairways and greens. 
  • All food and drinks for participants must be distributed through the official scorer.   Coaches or parents may not directly provide participants with any items during tournament competition. 
  • Coaches, parents, students, and/or spectators are prohibited from providing direct or indirect advice to players, scorers, and tournament officials throughout the tournament. Failure to comply may result in player disqualification and/or restricting the offending spectator to the clubhouse. 

     For additional information and helpful details regarding the State Golf Championships, please take a look at the Golf "Fan Focus" to help answer any questions you may have.  Enjoy the tournament!

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