WITHDRAW/DQ POLICIES

Did Not Start, No Show, Withdrawal, No Card, and Disqualification Policies

These definitions and policies are mandated and defined by the rankings organizations such as Golfweek and Junior Golf Scoreboard, and are recognized and followed by the Texas Junior Golf Tour. As of April 1, 2019, the TJGT will no longer be utilizing “Justified Withdrawal.”

Note: Players and parents need to be aware that none of the below delineations have any mathematical affect on a player ranking, other than the official score reported for the round(s).

Did Not Start – Not submitted for rankings (DNS):
If a player does not hit the first shot of the tournament for any reason, it will be recorded as a Did Not Start (DNS ) and will not submitted for the rankings.

No Show – Submitted for Rankings (NS):
If a player begins a tournament and completes one or more rounds, signs a scorecard, and does not show up for a subsequent tee time without contacting an official, it will be recorded as a No Show (NS) and all official round scores for the event will be submitted for rankings

Withdrawal – Submitted for Rankings (WD):
If a player begins a tournament and completes one or more rounds, signs a scorecard, and notifies an official they will not be going on without a justifiable and independently verifiable reason, it will be recorded as a Withdrawal (WD) and all official round scores for the event will be submitted for rankings.

No Card – Submitted for Rankings (NC):
If a player begins the tournament, and for any reason other than a justified withdrawal, fails to turn in a signed scorecard for a completed round, it will be recorded as a No Card (NC) and all official round scores for the event will be submitted for the rankings. ALL withdraws during the first round will be recorded as NC … there will be no “WD” designations from a player failing to finish the first round.

Disqualification – Submitted for Rankings (DQ):
If a player tees it up and commits a USGA Rules infraction during the course of play or unintentionally fails to sign a scorecard before leaving the scoring area it will be recorded as a Disqualification ( DQ ) and all official round scores will be submitted for the rankings