The JGFP requires all members and competitors to adhere to a set of guidelines known as the Code of Conduct. Our objective is help them mature as individuals through golf.
Violations of Code of Conduct
- Unsportsmanlike conduct, including abusive language, cheating, club throwing, disrespect to volunteers, officials or fellow competitors, or abuse of golf course property
- Abusive language, club throwing, and emotional outbursts
- Disrespect for JGFP officials, tournament personnel, golf course representatives, fellow-competitors, or spectators.
- Use or association with drugs, alcohol, or any tobacco products
- Failure to treat host golf course with respect or any intentional abuse of the golf course
- Intentional breach of the Rules of Golf
Withholding any relevant information about a rules infraction
- Leaving the course during a competitive round without notifying a JGFP official
- Not adhering to the dress code.
PLAYER DRESS CODE
Proper, respectable golf attire is expected of all participants of JGFP events.
- Tank tops, T-shirts, denim shorts/pants are not permitted
- Athletic/Cargo shorts/pants are not permitted
- Shirts with a collar are required, except for mock neck shirts
- Hats/visors must be worn with brims facing forward
- Closed toe golf shoes must be worn while playing. Metal spikes are prohibited.
- Ladies sleeveless golf shirts are allowed
- Shirts that display offensive language or material will not be allowed.
The JGFP or it’s Tournament Director may apply any of the following penalties for Code of Conduct and Dress Code violations based on the severity of the infraction.
- Verbal or written warning to the player and his/her parents/legal guardian
- One-stroke penalty for each act of unsportsmanlike behavior on the golf course
- Immediate disqualification of the player from an ongoing tournament
- Suspension of the player from joining future tournament(s)
- Notify other golf associations of the code of conduct violation
Suspension or revocation of a player’s JGFP membership
- Violation of the JGFP Code of Conduct may affect a player’s eligibility for Invitationals and post-season honors
In the event of a disqualification or suspension, player, his/her parents or guardians will be informed in writing. Appeals may be made in writing and submitted to the JGFP TRA (Tournaments, Rules and Awards) Committee.