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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 (www.BVWGC.com) 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.