Scoring Official


SCORING OFFICIAL


Whenever possible, the scoring area and scorers should be located in an area that is protected from distractions. Players and caddies only are allowed in the scoring area; media and spectators are not allowed. It may be necessary for a Scoring Official to usher a player to the Scoring Area so that a score may be posted in a timely fashion. Media interviews should not be granted before a score is posted.


DUTIES:

  • Responsible for ensuring that scorecards are properly turned in.
  • Immediately check all scorecards for signatures by the competitor and marker and ask player if hole-by-hole scores are correct.
  • Add player’s hole-by-hole scores or input the scores into the computer for computation.
  • If scores do not add up, consult the player and marker immediately.  The player is responsible for his hole-by-hole scores only, not his totals.
  • Record the time the scorecard was turned in and keep the cards in the order of return.
  • Scorers are reminded that if a player does not turn in his scorecard in the proper manner or a timely fashion, he is disqualified. Also, if a player withdraws from the tournament without notifying the scorer, the penalty is disqualification.
  • Incomplete score cards should reflect what actually happened by making the following notations on the card as applicable:

WD --- Withdrawn
DNS --- Did not show for starting time
NC --- No card
WD - INJ --- Withdrew during play of the round due to injury
DQ --- Disqualified because of a rules violation