- The Tour consists of a series of one-day, 18-hole regular Tour events throughout July
and August followed by an 18-hole Tour Championship during the final week of the season.
- Points are earned in each event for order of finish as opposed to total score.
- For regular Tour events, 50 points are awarded for first place, 49 for second, ... , 41
points for 10'th and 40 points for 11'th place and all lower positions. The
appropriate average is given for tied positions.
- For the Tour Championship, 100 points are awarded for first place, 96 points for second,
93 for third, 91 for fourth and 90 points for 5'th place and all lower positions. The
appropriate average is given for tied positions.
- The Order of Merit Division Winners are determined by the sum of points
earned in a player's top three (3) finishes in regular Tour events plus points earned in
the Tour Championship. Points earned in the player's top three regular Tour events
carry over to the Tour Championship. Points are not reset for the
- In order to be the Tour Champion for the year (Order of Merit Division Winner) a player
must play in at least three regular Tour events and in the Tour Championship.
- For each division, an event becomes official if all players in the division
complete at least one of the stipulated rounds (see item #4 in the
Tely Junior Golf Tour Local Rules). If the Tour
Championship does not become official (for example, because
of poor weather), then the Tour Champion in the division will be determined
by the final Order of Merit standings prior to the Tour Championship.
- After completion of roughly half of the scheduled events, the current Order of Merit will
be posted or updated on the Tour Web Site so players can see their relative positions.
2. Playing Rules
- All play will be governed by the 2019 Golf Canada Rules of Golf, the GolfNL Hard Card,
TJGT Local Rules plus any supplementary local rules in
force for a particular course.
- All referees will be GC- or GolfNL-sanctioned at the Club, Provincial or National
3. Code of Conduct
- Tour players will adhere to the Tour Dress Code and any
further dress restrictions in force at particular clubs. The Tour Dress Code prohibits
tank tops, blue jeans, T-shirts, short skirts and short shorts. Regular length shorts are
allowed unless prohibited at the host club. Shirts with collars and mock turtlenecks are
allowed. Shirts without collars must have sleeves. All players' shirts must be tucked in
or otherwise such that no midriff shows during the golf swing. Caps must be worn with the
bills facing forward. The Tour reserves the right to deem a player's apparel to be in
violation of the Tour Dress Code.
- Tour players will not use tobacco, alcohol or (non-medicinal) drugs while participating
in a Tour event or on the premises of a host club for a Tour event.
- Tour players will be respectful of Tour officials, host course officials and volunteers
during Tour events. In particular, players will refrain from throwing clubs or using
Code of Conduct Violations:
For Dress Code
and Abuse infractions as outlined in this section, the procedure will normally
be as follows. A warning will be given for a first offence. For a second
offence in the same season the player
will be disqualified from the current event. For
subsequent infractions, further entries in Tely Tour events may be rejected. The
Tely Tour Executive Committee will determine the duration of any rejection of
A Code of Conduct violation resulting in
either disqualification or rejection of
entry will result in a written letter to the player and his/her parent or
guardian. Within a week of receipt, the player and his/her parent
or guardian jointly may appeal any rejection of entry penalty.
- Spectators are welcome and encouraged to watch their junior golfer. All spectators are
requested to walk in the "rough" areas of the course where possible and to stay
a minimum distance of 30 yards from any player.
- Please turn off cell phones and pagers or place the devices in "silent"
or "vibrate" mode.
- Spectators may watch from behind the group they are following or from a position one
shot ahead where they are safely out of range but able to serve as "spotters"
for errant shots.
- Spectators are not permitted to communicate with any junior golfer during the
competition. You may clap and encourage the junior player. Spectators may assist with ball
- During the competition means 1) from first tee to completion of play and 2) until the
junior golfer has returned his/her scorecard.
5. Trophy Criteria
- West Coast Swing: Awarded to the player with the best
performance in West Coast events. Eligible events are
Tely Tour events west
of Deer Lake including the Northern Peninsula and Labrador. In order of
importance, factors considered include number of "swing" events played, scores
in those events, strength of field in those events and order of merit
position. The winner can be male or female, need not live on the West Coast
and need not participate in the Tour Championship.
- Hutchinson Trophy: The winner will
2. be not beyond her third year of competitive Tely
3. show improvement, through
Tely Tour scores, over the course of the season and
4. be both a Tely Tour and
Golf NL member.
- Most Improved Male and Female:
In order of importance, factors considered include improvement during the
current season, number of events played, strength or depth of player’s
division and improvement from the previous year. There is an expectation that
the winner will play in the Tour Championship.