Southern States Junior Classics

Weather Policies

The SSJC will make every effort possible to complete each event while keeping the player’s safety in mind. If an event is shortened due to weather, there will be no refunds.


A player has the right to suspend play if he feels threatened by dangerous lightning conditions or by darkness without penalty. If SSJC Staff or host club suspends play, they will do so by the following:  

  • One Long Air Horn Blast (Immediate Suspension):
    • If the Committee declares an immediate suspension of play, you must stop play at once and must not make another stroke until the Committee resumes play. Players are instructed to mark their ball where it lies and seek shelter immediately. 
  • Three Short Air Horn  Blasts (Normal Suspension):
    • If all players in your group are between two holes, you must stop play and must not make a stroke to begin another hole until the Committee resumes play.
    • If any player in your group has started a hole, the group may choose either to stop play or to play out the hole. Once your group completes the hole or stops before completing the hole, you must not make another stroke until the Committee resumes play.
  • Two Short Air Horn Blasts:
    • You must resume play at the time set by the Committee or at the time of the two air horn blasts and resume play from where you stopped play on a hole or, if between two holes, at your next teeing area, even if play is resumed on a later day.
  • Penalty for Breach of Rule 5.7c: Disqualification.


In the event that an event is cancelled due to inclement weather, the tournament staff will make every effort to post scores for that day. 9-hole/18-hole scores will be posted for shortened rounds and events. If the event is shortened to 18-holes due to weather, there will be no refunds. The tournament committee will issue a credit to your account that you can apply to future tournament fees. 


An entire age division must complete the same 9 or 18 holes for the scores to post for that day otherwise no scores will be posted. If the first round is cancelled and no divisions are able to post any scores, the event will be shortened to an 18-hole event.


If the golf course has available tee times the following day, the committee has the authority to schedule the event the following day. 


In the event that no golf is played and the event is not rescheduled, the committee will issue a refund (minus an administrative fee of $50).