Forward Tee Policy

Members may apply to move forward one tee box relative to the field (e.g. white tees instead of blue or blue tees instead of black; never gold) if they:

A) as of January 1st, were age 70 or older and have a handicap index above 15.0; or
B) have a physical disability or ailment limiting the member's enjoyment from the blue tees (subject to confirmation by the Events Committee

If you are eligible and would like to apply to move forward for the season, click here to register (or do so along with your membership renewal).

This policy applies to Club events held from the Mixer through the Wind-Up, excluding the Summer Classic and flighted match play events played from specified tees.

Course handicaps for members who move forward from blue tees to white tees will be reduced by two strokes per USGA guidelinesThis adjustment eliminates any advantage for members moving forward and results in equitable competitions.  For a summary of BDMGC procedures, see the bottom of the handicapping page

This policy is in line with the USGA and PGA of America's tee it forward initiative.