Sunday Scramble Rules

Florida Scramble

AKA Step Aside Scramble

Sunday's format is a modified scramble called the Florida Scramble. It's the same as a typical scramble with one twist. Only three players hit shots after the tee shot. How it works:

TEE SHOT MODIFICATION — Each Team must use 3 drives from each player. The drives can be selected after everyone hits, but the team must use 3 drives from EACH player during the round. A dot should be placed on the scorecard at the hole under the persons name in which the drive was used.

SCORING — As you would expect, there is only one score for the team. You will put it on the card the same way as previous days, but only on one line under the A Player (Team Captain). You will record the score and the DuVall Points as before. At the end of the round, the team will have one score and the corresponding DuVall points listed.

Absent Player Rule — If your team is missing a player (3-man team), you will alternate taking shots for that player by hole. Ex. Player D is absent. First Hole, player A plays his own ball first for each shot and the shots for missing player D next. Then on the Second hole, player B plays his ball first for each shot and the shots for missing player D second. Third hole, player C plays both, etc.

When determining who will sit out the next shot (who’s ball will be used), in the above example, when Player A is hitting the second shot (which is for missing player D), it is to be clearly announced. If that second shot (which is missing player D’s ball) is the ball to be used, then player D does not get a shot next, so Player A will only hit one shot (his own) on the next shot. Conversely, if Player A’s first shot (his own) is the ball that is used for the next shot, then Player A again, only hits one shot on the next ball but it’s Player D’s shot.

There will also be a handicap adjustment for the team. The missing players handicap will be replaced with an average of the remaining three players. This will prevent the team from having an unfair advantage over the field if the player missing is the D player. Conversely, the team would still have a chance to compete fairly if the missing player was the A player.

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