**IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT**

SOWI has adopted a four (4) phased approach to return to activities. As of August 1, 2020, we are in Phase 1 – Small Group Activities:

  • Shelter in place is lifted; restriction on size of mass gatherings (10 people)
  • Activities may resume if they adhere to strict physical distancing and sanitation protocols
  • No direct or indirect contact (e.g. through a ball in the hand) should take place
  • Training activities may include only be pre-approved SOWI COVID-19 sports

Golf is a SOWI COVID-19 approved sport for Phase 1 and 2. For more information, visit our Return to Play page.

Return to Play Information

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2020 Golf Season

In-Person Competition

  1. All athletes will submit scores from 3 rounds of golf on the same 9 holes at their local golf course (minimum of 2,400 yards). All golfers will register through their local agency by September 13, 2020 and be divisioned based on their scores with athletes from around the state. Golfers will then complete a final round at the same local golf course and submit that score by October 4, 2020. This competition can done in Phase 1 or 2.
  1. All athletes will submit scores from 3 rounds of golf on the same 9 holes at their local golf course (minimum of 2,400 yards). All golfers will register through their local agency by September 2, 2020 and be divisioned based on their scores with athletes from around the state. Golfers will then compete the State Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Kestrel Ridge Golf Club. This competition can only be done in Phase 2.

For more information or to request registration forms for in-person competitions, contact Nicole Christensen.

Virtual Competition – Individual Skills Competition

  1. The purpose of the Virtual Competition is to allow athletes to train and compete in basic golf skills from the safety of their homes while observing social distancing.
  2. Form of Play
    • Short Putt
      • Set-up: Competition must take place on short grass outdoors or carpet indoors. The hole must be clearly marked (ex: tape, sticky note, playing card, etc). The hole must be no larger than 6in X 6in. The starting line must be clearly marked, 6 feet away from the hole.
      • Equipment: Putters are the only club allowed for this competition.
      • Competition: The athlete will have 10 attempts to sink the putt from a clearly marked spot, 6 feet from the hole.
      • Scoring: The athlete scores 1 point for every putt made, with a maximum of 10 points.
    • Long Putt
      • Set-up: Competition must take place on short grass outdoors or carpet indoors. The hole must be clearly marked (ex: tape, sticky note, playing card, etc). The hole must be no larger than 6in X 6in. The starting line must be clearly marked, 12 feet away from the hole.
      • Equipment: Putters are the only club allowed for this competition.
      • Competition: The athlete will have 10 attempts to sink the putt from a clearly marked spot, 12 feet from the hole.
      • Scoring: The athlete scores 1 point for every putt made, with a maximum of 10 points.
    • Chip Shot
      • Set-up: Competition must take place on short grass outdoors or carpet indoors. The target must be clearly marked (ex: tape, cup, bowl, bucket). The target must be no larger than 3ft X 3ft.
      • Competition: The athlete will have 10 attempts to chip the ball from a clearly marked spot, 12 feet from the hole.
      • Scoring: The athlete scores 1 point for every chip shot made, with a maximum of 10 points.
  1. All athletes that participate in Virtual Individual Skills Competition must submit their scores and complete the SOWI Waiver for Online Activities. Athletes will receive a participation award and recognition during the Fall Outdoor Virtual Celebration, October 14-15, 2020.

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