Rules and Regulations
Manhattan Golf Association
  • Season fees must be paid up front. Fees must be paid into MGA Account first week of May.
  • USGA Rules of Golf apply. Download Basic Rules Booklet.
  • GHIN must be current.
  • All ten rounds are in Stableford Format.
  • If by chance you miss one of the rounds, your money for that round will be refunded and your average score will be added to your overall season tally.
  • No player can score own card.
  • No more than 14 clubs in the bag.
  • 3 minutes time allotted to find lost balls.
  • If you can no longer score points on a hole pick up your ball and keep the pace of play.
  • Dress Code: Collared shirts and soft spikes are required (mocks are considered collared shirts). No jeans, denims, jogging outfits, or sweat pants are permitted. Shorts may be worn.
  • Weather Guidelines: Simply put, if the course allows us on the course, we play. Bad weather is not of itself good reason for discontinuing play. However, per Rule 6.8.a (ll), a player may discontinue play if he/she believes there is danger from lightning.
  • Positive People Only: The most important rule, "Keep it Positive" - it's about making new friends, inspiring others to do well. No negativity towards others or the game will be tolerated.