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At our course we play four times a week. Wed at 12 and fri at 12. Sat and Sun at 9. We usually have anywhere from 12 to 24 golfers who all have points established . Once in a while somebody will show up and our rule is until they have three rounds they are froze at whatever the pro says they are. The most they can help is plus 3 and hurt is - 3. After three rounds they have points. We put up $15. Ten of those dollars are for team points on front and back ( most over ) we also have $2 individual points if you want to get in the pot for most over. We also put up $3 for par three scats . My question is how is the money divided if only 9 holes are played because of weather ? I say half all is fair  but I got to get everyone to agree. Also who tells if we can continue play or stop. I suggested the person in charge of pro-shop. He should know if play can continue and make the call. Also we set a 5 hour time frame to complete the round. After that the pro shop manager makes the call. I need help on this one. Today we had 24 players. It rained hard with lightning so played was stopped. One team finished all 18 but they were the only team. All teams completed 9 so I said pay half back and I got into it. The winners of the front 9 claimed they won it all I said no. Any help please

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If I actually understood how your system worked, I might be able to help, but have to plead transatlantic ignorance. ;-)

The only thing I understood was your 5 hour limit on completing a round.

5 hours!   If that's the limit, then you have guys liable to be  taking more than 5 hours? :bugout:

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What you do with the rest of the money >? . Do you just pay the entire amount that was put up even though only 9 holes were completed ? We have some angry people that they did not get 1/2 their money back when it rained. We put up money for the front and back 9 holes. Only 9 holes were completed. Our course is short and you should complete 18 holes in 3.5 hours. We used the 5 hour limit because some would say that when the weather clears they will go back out and play. A decision has to be made so this is not an all day event. It rains and someone makes the call that no more golf today, then if 9 holes were completed them the other money is give back. Just need a suggestion on how others do it in a weather thing like this
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