Welcome to the 2020 Kresina Cup Match Play Championship!

Use this page for useful reminders about the rules, to submit your results, and to stay up to date with the competition!

CLICK HERE FOR POD AND MATCH INFORMATION

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS

HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR HANDICAPS

PLAYER CONTACT INFORMATION WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL. BECAUSE OF PRIVACY CONCERNS, WE WILL NOT POST THIS INFORMATION IN A PUBLIC SETTING.

ALL FOUR OF YOUR POD MATCHES MUST BE PLAYED BY AUGUST 11, 2020.

EIGHT TEAMS WILL ADVANCE TO THE TOURNAMENT BRACKET TO COMPETE FOR THE 2020 CHAMPIONSHIP! THE TEAM WITH THE MOST POINTS FROM EACH POD WILL ADVANCE PLUS THREE WILD CARD TEAMS (DETAILS BELOW).

RULES OF THE 2020 KRESINA MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP:

  • Players must be members of the Central Ohio GCSA and have an approved World Golf Handicap (we offer GHIN through the COGCSA)
  • Only one Affiliate Member per team
  • Format of play is Four-Ball (same as last year, but scoring is different; see below for scoring information
  • Each player will receive 80% of their course handicap (contact Brian Laurent if you need assistance calculating your handicaps)
  • Scoring will be based on points this year (instead of trying to close out your opponent). Points are earned in the following manner:
    • Win a Hole = 1 point
    • Tie a Hole = 0.5 point
    • Lose a Hole = 0 points
  • Individual scores from your matches must be posted WITHIN TWO (2) DAYS as TOURNAMENT scores according to the rules of the USGA. Scores can be posted via the GHIN mobile app or online at GHIN.com.
    If the event committee is made aware of any player not posting their score within two days of their match, the player may be required to play any upcoming matches at 50% of their handicap until all scores are posted.
  • Following your match, one player must submit the results by completing the online form in its entirety.
  • In the case that a match cannot be completed because of weather, the remaining holes will be scored as halved. A minimum of 14 holes must already be completed in order for this rule to take effect. If 14 holes are not completed, teams are encouraged to continue where they left off if possible.

POD TIE-BREAKER SYSTEM

If there is a tie for the most points in a pod, the tie will be broken as follows:

1. Head-to-head results of the teams tied
2. If the teams tied their match, the next tie-breaker will be the most points scored in a single match
3. If the teams are still tied, the next tie breaker will be the most points scored in the 4th match played. If the teams are still tied, we will compare the 3rd match, and so on until the tie is broken

WILD CARD TEAMS

Three Wild Card teams will move on to compete in the Tournament Bracket to determine the 2020 Match Play Champion. The three teams with the most points from pod play that did not win their pod will advance to bracket play. If there is a tie for these spots, the tie breaker will consist of:

1. Most points earned in the 4th match
2. Most points earned in the 3rd match
and so on until a winner is determined.

TOURNAMENT BRACKET SEEDING

The teams winning their pods will receive one of the top five seeds based on their point totals. The team with the most points will be the 1 seed and so on. If there are ties for seeding, the same tie breaker used to determine Wild Card teams will be utilized to break such ties.

Wild Card teams will be seeded in the final three spots based on their point totals. The Wild Card team with the most points will be the 6 seed and so on. Ties for seedings will utilize the same tie breaker system as used to select the Wild Card teams.

IN CASE OF CONFLICTS

The event committee does its best to predict any and all scenarios, but if a scenario arises that was not accounted for, the committee will determine the best possible solution. In the case that a committee member is impacted by the decision, they will recuse themselves from the decision making process.

The Kresina Cup Committee Members include:

Keith Kresina, Chris Allender, Dean Massmann, Jim Dillard, Bob Becker, and Brian Laurent

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