88th Illinois State Amateur Championship

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Thursday, July 19, 2018
Bloomington CC, Bloomington, IL

In the links below, please find your starting time for the First and Second Rounds of the
Illinois State Amateur Championship as well as other important information regarding the Championship.

[ TEE TIMES - Round 1 ] [ ALPHA LIST - Round 1 ]
[ TEE TIMES - Round 2 ] [ ALPHA LIST - Round 2 ]
[ TEE TIMES - Round 3 ] [ ALPHA LIST - Round 3 ]
[ TEE TIMES - Round 4 ] [ ALPHA LIST - Round 4 ]
NOTE: Distance Measuring Devices are allowed in this event.
Format This is a 72-hole stroke play Championship taking place July 16-18. All players will play two days, with the low 35 and ties advancing to the final 36-holes.
Eligibility The Championship is open to any amateur who is a current resident of Illinois, with a current handicap index not exceeding 7.4. The CDGA reserves the right to approve or reject any entry and extend special invitations.
Field 138 Players
Practice Round All contestants are entitled to play one 18-hole practice round on Monday, July 16. Players are required to call the golf shop at (309) 829-6166 in advance to arrange a starting time for the practice round. The first tee time will be at 7:30 a.m. and the last tee time will be 3 p.m., NO EXCEPTIONS.

Contestants may be paired with other contestants. All contestants will be required to play only one ball and must tee off from designated areas only. Players may use a golf cart during the practice round. The cart will be at the players expense.

Golf Carts Are not permitted. Spectator Carts are strictly prohibited.
Caddies Bloomington Country Club will make every effort to have caddies available for the Championship if a caddie was requested. Please call the Bloomington Country Club Golf Shop at (309) 829-6166 to reserve a caddie. Players must call by July 9 to make the reservation. DO NOT EXPECT TO USE A CLUB CADDIE IF YOU HAVE NOT CALLED TO RESERVE ONE.
Pull Carts Pull Carts are allowed in the Illinois State Amateur Championship.
Footwear/Spike Policy Model Local Rule G-7 is in effect for this event
Starting Times Play will begin at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday & Wednesday for the morning rounds and at 12 p.m. for the afternoon rounds. For Thursday, play will begin at 7 a.m. There will be a 10-minute interval between each group.
Food Services 
Breakfast Quick breakfast options will be available by the putting green - cash only
Lunch Lunch will be provided Tuesday - Thursday for contestants only. Please read the information carefully about food service in your registration packet.

Bloomington Country Club will have lunch available on Monday from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the clubhouse. Lunch will be at the players expense and cash only.
Dinner Not Available
Locker Rooms Available - Lockers will be available upon reservation. Please call (309) 829-6166 by July 9 if you would like to reserve a locker.
Addt'l Info REGISTRATION - You are required to register, at the site, prior to your Tuesday tee time. Once registered, you will receive a Contestants Packet of important information regarding the Championship. Registration is located by the clubhouse, the times are:

Monday, July 16 - 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, July 17 - 7 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.

PACE OF PLAY - Rule 6-7 of the Rules of Golf states in part: “The player shall play without undue delay.” The penalty for breach of the Rule is two strokes in stroke play. For a repeated offense, the penalty is disqualification.

Included in your Contestants Packet you will receive at Registration will be the guidelines our officials will use to monitor the pace of play. Please read that sheet carefully, as that is your warning for slow play.

TIME OF STARTING - Rule 6-3 provides: “The player shall start at the time established by the Committee.” If the player arrives at his starting hole, ready to play, within five minutes after his starting time, the penalty for failure to start on time is two strokes at the first hole. Otherwise the penalty for breach of this Rule is disqualification.

PARKING PASS - Please read the information in the tee-time email for your parking pass.

BIO SHEET - A bio sheet for the 2018 championship will not need to be completed.

Club Location 605 Towanda Ave, Bloomington, IL  61701.
The phone number for the golf shop is (309) 829-6166.
The club website is www.bloomcc.com

All yardages have been selected prior to course set-up
and are subject to change for the day of the qualifier or championship.

Bloomington Country Club (State Am Champ) Course Information - By Hole
Hole 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  Out  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  In  Total 
Yards  426  389  198  420  340  563  435  170  465  3406  406  335  175  415  478  450  223  390  346  3218  6624 
Par  4  4  3  4  4  5  4  3  4  35  4  4  3  4  5  4  3  4  4  35  70