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my match play qualifier is today and of course last minute ( within 3 hours ) my partner just bailed on me due to sickness.. 

Am i able to play against the other team by myself ? 

able to switch out to someone else with similar handicap  ? 

 

ive notified to tournament director just waiting for a response, but i know you guys are faster hah

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I don't see why you couldn't play by yourself. There was story about a young man that qualified for the Four Ball by himself because his partner was a surgeon (?) and got called to work. Qualified on his by shooting 63. Generally there is a deadline to submit a substitute player, I would imagine that three hours is beyond that deadline. 

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Good luck!

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13 hours ago, dokex said:

You have to keep the substitute quiet?

 

If they hear him, it's a DQ.

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Ya you really need your partner on match play tourneys hahah... i went 4 up early. then lots of push holes and slowly they came back and won it on the 17th.. 

those times when you have an off hole and don't have to partner to save you killed me.. but oh well.. good experience.. 

 

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Taking a team to the 17th hole when you're by yourself is a terrific accomplishment. Sorry you didn't win the match but well done!

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3W:  TaylorMade M4 15°, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7S

Hybrid:  TaylorMade Sim2 2 Iron Hybrid 17°, Mitsubishi Tensai AV Raw Blue 80 stiff

Irons:  Ben Hogan Icon blades 4-PW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

GW / LW:  Scratch Golf 1018 forged 50°/ 58° DS, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

SW:  Callaway MD5 Jaws 54°, TT DG Tour Issue S200 115g wedge shaft

Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 GSS custom, Salty MidPlus cork grip

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This happens from time to time in our club tournaments too. Lot of team events and i've seen a few times where someone had to play alone

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