The SWMJGT Junior Golf Tour is very thankful for the involvement of players, parents, and host facilities.  The SWMJGT Junior Golf Tour has established rules and guidelines for both its participants and their families.  We firmly believe that with privilege comes responsibility.  It is required of all participants to adhere to The SWMJGT Junior Golf Tour Code of Conduct while participating in any SWMJGT event:

 

Regarding Attire: 

When you arrive at the golf course you are expected not only to act like a golfer, but to look like one as well. Your appearance during the practice round and competition should be in keeping with the following:

 

ACCEPTABLE clothing for Boys:

  • Golf Shorts or hemmed walking shorts.
  • Traditional slacks or khakis.
  • Collared or banded collared golf shirts tucked in at all times.
  • Mock Turtlenecks.
  • Soft spiked golf shoes or tennis shoes.

 

ACCEPTABLE clothing for Girls: 

  • Golf shorts or tennis shorts or hemmed walking shorts.
  • Skirts or sport skirts.
  • Traditional slacks or khakis.
  • Collared or banded collared golf shirts.
  • Mock Turtlenecks.
  • Sleeveless blouses with collars.
  • Soft spiked golf shoes or tennis shoes.

 

UNACCEPTABLE clothing for Boys:                                   

  • Torn or ripped shorts or jogging shorts or gym shorts or swimming suits.
  • Jeans or denim shorts or denim pants of any kind.
  • T-shirts or sleeveless shirts or muscle shirts.
  • Sleeveless or collarless shirts in general are unacceptable for boys.
  • Any article of clothing displaying an offensive statement.
  • Any footwear that can cause damage such as rib-soled jogging footwear or metal golf spikes.
  • Earrings and visible piercings are prohibited on male participants.

 

UNACCEPTABLE clothing for Girls:                                            

  • Torn or ripped shorts, jogging or gym shorts, swimming suits or short-shorts.
  • Jeans or denim shorts or denim pants of any kind.
  • T-shirts or tank tops or halter tops.
  • Any article of clothing displaying an offensive statement.
  • Any footwear that can cause damage such as rib-soled jogging footwear or metal golf spikes.                         

 

PLEASE NOTE Additional rules:

  • All articles of clothing must be clean, free of rips and free of holes.   Shirts or tops must be worn at all times. 
  • If a hat, cap or visor is worn, it shall be displayed in the proper manner and should be removed while indoors when in the host facility.
  • Anyone not conforming to the Dress Code outlined above will be required to conform before they will be permitted to play the course or use the practice areas. Please respect the game and its traditions!

 

Regarding alcohol, tobacco, and drugs: The use of any of these substances on or off the golf course will be considered a violation of the SWMJGT Code of Conduct leading to disqualification of/or suspension from the SWMJGT golf tournament or tournaments at the SWMJGT's absolute discretion.

 

Regarding etiquette / on-course behavior:  Any breach deemed to be serious by the SWMJGT might result in disqualification under Rule 33-7.  A serious breach may include, but is not limited to the following:

 

  • Abusive or inappropriate language;
  • Disrespect shown to course officials, volunteers, or golf professionals;
  • Throwing of clubs;
  • Notification of an SWMJGT official is required prior to leaving the golf course during a competitive round when withdrawing for any reason including medical;
  • Mistreatment of the golf course in any way will be considered a violation of the SWMJGT Code of Conduct.

 

Regarding off-course behavior:  Violation may bring a letter of warning to parents and player, a suspension from the tournament where the violation occurred, and/or a suspension from future events and/or suspension as an SWMJGT player:

 

Regarding tournament rules:  The tournament round is not complete until the scorecard has been signed and accepted.  A flagrant violation at the tournament and/or site may result in immediate disqualification or suspension without benefit of review.  The SWMJGT may assess disqualification and/or suspension based on violations of one or more of the above depending on the seriousness of the violation.  If disqualification and/or suspension is necessary, the player, his/her parents and the SWMJGT tournament staff will be advised to submit a written account of the circumstances and violation(s) in question to the SWMJGT Board of Directors within 24 hours of the notice of disqualification and/or suspension.  After review, the possible disqualification and/or length of the suspension will be decided.

  • Use of or association with drugs, alcohol, smoking, or chewing tobacco products;
  • Use of abusive language;
  • Vandalism of any kind at the host facility;
  • Disrespectful treatment of a host facility or property;
  • Or, any other conduct not becoming of a SWMJGT member will be considered a violation of the SWMJGT Code of Conduct.

  

The SWMJGT Junior Golf Tour assumes that you, as a player, know that golf is a game of integrity.  By joining our Tour and signing the Code of Conduct, you will be indicating your desire to keep the great game of golf a great game and to abide by and accept this Code of Conduct and the SWMJGT Junior Golf Tour’s enforcement of this Code of Conduct.

Sponsors
  • Butte Junior Golf Foundation
  • Pepsi
  • McDonalds