Welcome to our 11th Annual Season on the IGA Vancouver Golf Tour.
Thanks to a number of fantastic sponsors this year, we are proud to launch a schedule of 30 Championship events for Pros and Amateurs on some of BC’s Premier Golf Courses!
- 30 CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS (Spring/Summer Schedule)
- Open to Pros & Amateurs (18.0 hdcp & under)
- Flighted Amateur Stroke Play Events
- Play with BC’s Top Pros in team Pro-Am events!
- Play Premier BC Golf Courses in Tour-Like Conditions
- Two BC Match Play Championships (Single & Pairs)!
- Single & Multiple Day Events!
- OVER $500,000 IN PRO & AMATEUR CASH & PRIZES**
- TWO PROFESSIONAL DIVISIONS:
- TOUR DIVISION
- APPRENTICE DIVISION
- FOUR AMATEUR DIVISIONS:
- CHAMPIONSHIP (+3.0 to 5.0)
- FLIGHT A (5.1 to 10.0)
- FLIGHT B (10.1 to 18.0)
- WOMEN’S DIVISION
- AMATEUR RESULTS BASED ON GROSS & NET SCORES
- All amateurs must be registered with "GOLD" membership to Golf Canada
- OVER $15,000 IN ORDER OF MERIT AWARDS & PRIZES!
2017 SPRING / SUMMER MEMBERSHIPS
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS (ALL MEMBERS)
- IGA REWARDS PROGRAM: SAVE UP TO $300 on VGT entries!!
- SAVE $10 on a VGT ENTRY FEE when you bring $100 IGA proof of purchase
- The 3 most loyal IGA shoppers will share in $500 in IGA gift cards at end of our season!
(VGT must collect entry fees. Limit of $10 off per event)
- PREFERRED GREEN FEE RATES AT HOST COURSES (see how to book below)
- NORTHVIEW RIDGE & CANAL: 10% off all posted green fee rates
- MAYFAIR LAKES GOLF: 10% off posted green fee rate (M-F after 1pm)
- HAZELMERE GOLF COURSE: 15% off posted green fee rates
- SWANESET BAY RESORT COURSE: 15% off posted green fee rates
- SWANESET BAY LINKS COURSE: 15% off posted green fee rates
- BELMONT GOLF COURSE: 15% off posted green fee rates
- SANDPIPER GOLF COURSE: Weekday rate of $30+GST after 12pm (excludes holidays)
- Offering Dynamic Priced Rates: Click Here for Rates
- PAGODA RIDGE GOLF COURSE:
- $10 off posted rates (after 12pm)
- LEDGEVIEW GOLF & COUNTRY: As of April 1st, $10 off posted green fees after 11:30am
- CHILLIWACK GOLF CLUB: 20% off posted green fee rates (conditions)
- Must Book Online
- Can book up to 7-days in advance
- Black Out: Wednesday afternoons (Men’s Night) & Weekends & Holidays prior to 10:00 AM
- BEACH GROVE GOLF CLUB: Practice round rate for Mar. 20th event - $50+GST (M-F after 12pm)
- MEADOW GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Save $50 on the Open Fairways Discount Card ($49+tx instead of $99+tx)
When booking tee-times, VGT members must inform the golf shop they are a VGT Member and show their 2017 Credentials Money Clip at check-in!
SRIXON / CLEVELAND ORDER OF MERIT AWARDS
- $8,500 in Professional Bonuses & Awards:
- Based on player’s cumulative point total from all 2017 VGT Spring/Summer events
- $2,500 Majors Bonus
- $2,500 Tour Division Player of the Year – Q-School Award
- 3 x $1,000 Awards: Most Improved Player; Rookie of the Year; Top SRIXON Player
- $500 Apprentice Pro Player of the Year Award (minimum of 12 Apprentice members)
- Over $7,500 in Amateur Order of Merit Prizing:
- Based on a player’s best 12 results from 2017 Spring/Summer season
- Top Prize = A $1,000 "PGA TOUR Fan Experience" Sponsored by BERMUDA SANDS CLOTHING
- Includes a Free Flight + 2 Weekly Passes to a 2017-18 PGA TOUR event.
- Top 10 Amateurs in each of 3 flights (Over $2,000 in prizes per flight)
- Top 5 Overall Amateur Points Winners (Over $1,000 in prizes – Designed for those who have lost out on a higher position in their flight from bouncing between flights)
- Overall Women’s Amateur Champion (must be min. of 10 Women members)
PROFESSIONAL TOURNAMENT EXPERIENCES
- Professionally managed events with Golf Canada certified rules officials
- Giant Electronic Leader board Screens on course simulate the PGA TOUR!
- Scores update to website instantly as they are collected at 10th tee, 16th tee and through 18 holes.
- Complete LIVE SCORING is available via Golf Genius Player App
- Warm-up range balls provided at all tournaments with practice range
- Lunch or Dinner provided at all stroke-play tournaments
- Chance to qualify for Johnston Meier $1 Million HOLE-IN-ONE Shoot-out
- Qualify for VGT Frequent Player Program incentives:
- Play 12-15 events – Receive a $20 VGT credit for 2018 VGT Summer Membership
- Play 16+ events – Receive a $40 VGT Credit for 2018 VGT Summer Membership
- Download FREE Player APP & track stats and player performances (Golf Genius)
- Registration is as simple as clicking “Playing” or “Not Playing”
- Non-Members may play in VGT events any time they are not full with members by reg’n deadline.
- Non-Members are NOT eligible for VGT Order of Merit awards and prizes
MEMBER REFERRAL PROGRAM
- Sign-up a NEW Member* for 2017 and receive a $25 VGT credit for 2017**
- Sign-up a 2nd NEW Member and receive an additional $25 VGT credit
- Sign-up a 3rd NEW Member and receive an additional $50 VGT credit
*A New Member is an Amateur or Professional who was NOT a Member in 2016 and who joins 2017 VGT Membership at regular price (does not include VGT Majors).
** All VGT credits earned in 2017 must be redeemed by the end of the 2017 VGT season. VGT credits cannot be used against tournaments that VGT does not take entry fee payments for (For example, Chilliwack Open, Golden Ears, Fraser Valley Open, plus various Pro-ams)
**Based on projected full field events & sponsorship
**** An Apprentice is a Professional who has not been a member of any Major Tour the past 2 years and who has not won more than $2,000 in the last 2 calendar years on any developmental tour or mini tour that includes Tour Pros in field. (Does not include Srixon PGA of BC Tour)
Any apprentice who wins 3 or more events in their division in one year may continue to play in the Apprentice Division for the remainder of same season, but is automatically graduated to the Tour Div. the following year.
Complete Terms and Conditions of VGT Membership are available on the VGT website.
If you have any questions regarding membership please email our Head of Player Communications Helen Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On behalf of the VGT Team, we look forward to seeing you out on tour with us this year!
Fraser Mulholland | Commissioner | Vancouver Golf Tour