Play will be governed by the Rules of Golf approved by the USGA, subject to local rules set forth by The Championship Committee. Player's may use golf carts with a maximum of two carts per group or are permitted to use a caddie. Competitors must be neat in appearance with respect to clothing and personal grooming. The wearing of short pants is prohibited for all professionals and the wearing of denim is prohibited for all contestants. The Championship Committee in charge has the authority to withdraw the entry of a competitor who does not comply to the dress code or East Bay Golf Course Code of Conduct. All contestants/caddies are liable and responsible for all damages to private property caused by themselves or their equipment. In the event of inclement weather, the Championship Committee may exercise it's discretion to shorten the Championship.