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Captain's Duties

Updated March 8, 2016
Pairings will be posted on the Country Club bulletin board and linked on the BVWGC website ( to the the Bella Vista POA Golf web page.

The first person listed is the CAPTAIN. Responsibilities include:
  • Contacting all members of foursome and arranging for carts.
  • Paying green fees for all in the foursome and collecting from those players before play. Know who has Photo ID Cards and who is riding in a Rental cart.
  • Picking up the official scorecards for the group.
  • Keeping team moving – Play “Ready Golf”!

Scorecard responsibilities include:
  • Read to your group all instructions at the top of scorecard for the game being played.
  • Have at least two (2) people keeping score.
  • Make sure that a gross score is written for each person on each hole.
  • Make sure the NET scores are recorded for each person when handicaps are used.
  • Verify each score with the competitors.
  • Circle the hole scores when there is a birdie or eagle. Write “birdie” or “eagle” on the scorecard.
  • Total the gross score for each player. Total net scores when used for the game.
  • Circle scores that exceed a person’s maximum score and adjust score for ESC (Equitable Stroke Control) for the handicap committee to post (see page 16 in this book). Circle adjusted gross score to be posted.
  • Make sure that there are two (2) signatures on each scorecard to be eligible for prizes.
  • Give official scorecards to the Scoring Committee at the clubhouse.