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VGT Pitt Meadows Classic

June 17, 2019

VGT Pitt Meadows Classic  | Pitt Meadows Golf Club | Monday, June 17, 2019

Presented by JM MEDIA GROUP

Tournament Details

An 18-Hole Stroke play Championship for male and female Professionals and Amateur Golfers (0-18 factor). Individual prizing & order of merit points will be awarded within each flight! 

  • Professional Division
  • Five Amateur Flights:
    • Championship (5.0 & less)
    • Flight A (5.1 to 10.0)
    • Flight B (10.1 to 18.0)
    • Senior (55+)
    • Women's (open)
  • Full Field Size: 80 players
  • Professional Purse: $5,000 based on 36 Pros
  • Amateur Prize Purse: $40/player budgeted into prize.
  • Amateur Payout: Top 33% of Field paid out via alternating Gross AND Net Scores in all Amateur Flights. 

*NOTE: Must be a minimum of five Senior Amateurs or Women registered for there to be a separate Division for this event.  If not, then players will play within their own division and handicap flight.

Sponsor Prizes & Prize Credits

Top results will earn VGT Prize Credits that can be cashed in for the following premium brands throughout the year:

BUSHNELL / CLEVELAND GOLF / SRIXON / TRAVIS MATHEW APPAREL / LINKSOUL APPAREL / MAUI JIM SUNGLASSES / GALVIN GREEN OUTERWEAR / 2UNDR BRIEFS / NEW BALANCE GOLF SHOES / PROJEKT LUGGAGE / BIG MAXX / ECOVESSEL  + MORE

Eligibility

Priority will be given to VGT Members in good standing until the registration deadline. Non-Members are eligible to play if the field is not full at the end of the Registration Deadline.  Non-members are recommended to register in advance as non-member entries will be accepted in priority of their entries being received with payment.

Entry Fee Includes

  • 18 holes at Pitt Meadows Golf Club
  • A Sleeve of 3 Srixon Z-Star Balls
  • BBQ Lunch (Burger Platter + salad)
  • Water stations on course
  • Driving Range Warm-up
  • Closest to the Pin Contest for all flights
  • Hole-in-one Jackpot & Skins Game ($20/player – optional)
  • Prizing calculated in each flight alternating Gross and Net Scores
  • Custom Made Awards for Flight Winners
  • Professionally managed with Golf Canada Officiating & Announcing on first tee
  • Live Leaderboard Scoring thru 9 holes & 18 holes
  • Players qualify for valuable points in the Cleveland/Srixon Order of Merit Race.
  • A chance to share in over $7,500 in Amateur Year-end Prizing including a PGA TOUR Fan Experience!

Entry Fees

  • PRO: VGT Member: $150+GST ($157.50)
  • PRO: Non Member: $200+GST ($210)
  • AM: VGT Member:   $115 + GST ($120.75)
  • AM: Non Member:  $150 + GST ($157.50)
  • Pitt Meadows Member: $115 + GST ($120.75)

Tournament Payment

  • E-Transfer:
    Send E-transfers to: payments@vancouvergolftour.com.(Q: What the ‘V’ stands for in VGT.  ANSWER: Vancouver)
  • Paying Online with Credit Card or Paypal*:
    *Credit Card & Paypal Processing Fees apply


https://vancouvergolftour.com/payment

Registration Deadline

FRIDAY, JUNE 14 at 6:00pm PST or when the event is full (whichever comes first).
Players are reminded to review the Policies and Procedures of VGT outlining all cancellation and no show fees HERE.

Tee Times

  • Tee times start at 11:15

Practice Rounds

VGT Players are being offered the Pitt Meadows Member Guest Rate on the M-F leading up to this event (June 10-14th).  Please call the golf shop to book your tee-time and let them know you are playing in the event.  Members may show their 2019 membership card and non-members can refer to the tee-times/registration list posted online to verify you are playing in the field.

Course Details & Location

Address:13615 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2R8
Main Office: 604-465-5431
Golf Shop/Tee Times: 604-465-4711
Website: https://www.pittmeadowsgolf.com/ 

Golf Course History

Since 1963, the Pitt Meadows Golf & Country Club has offered its members and guests a delightful course combined with outstanding camaraderie. It provides an enjoyable course, challenging yet fair, and it continues to mature quite nicely. Situated on the old Greybrook Farm property, this member-owned facility is located in an ideal setting. From perfectly manicured lawns to the picturesque backdrop of the Golden Ears Mountains, this course is as amazing to play as it is to look at. Pitt Meadows Golf & Country Club also has 25,000 square foot clubhouse with many functions. From the member's lounge to the meeting room, and the locker room to the pro-shop, this clubhouse has everything you could possibly need all in one location. If you enjoy golf, or the company of golfers, then there is no better place to be than Pitt Meadows Golf & Country Club.

Srixon/Cleveland Order of Merit

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Order of Merit (OOM) points will be awarded in each category of membership:

  • Professional & Women’s Open Divisions – Gross
  • Championship Flight – Gross
  • Senior, Flight A & B – Alternating Gross & Net

Both the Professional OOM and Amateur OOMs will be based on the following point system for full fields for this event. Order of Merit Points may be modified in any given event based on field size.

Professional OOM ($12,000 in Year-End Awards)

Based on all Regular Season results:

  • SRIXON / CLEVELAND ORDER OF MERIT WINNER - $2,500 Q-SCHOOL AWARD!
    The top Professional for the entire VGT season (Championship Series & Majors Series) earns a $2,500 Q-School Award at the end of the 2019 Tour Championship.
  • VGT MAJORS SERIES ORDER OF MERIT – $5,000 IN BONUSES!
    The VGT MAJORS SERIES consists of 8 multiple-day events below:

    • April 25,26: JM MEDIA GROUP VGT MASTERS
    • May 16,17: VGT PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
    • June 4,5: SOTHEBY’S REALTY WHISTLER OPEN
    • June 21,22: FIRST CLASS WASTE FRASER VALLEY OPEN
    • June 29,30: TRAVELAND RV LEDGEVIEW OPEN
    • Aug. 10,11: MIGHTY PEACE BREWING CO. LAKEPOINT PRO-AM (Ft. St. John’s)
    • Aug. 17,18: TOBIANO PRO-AM (Kamloops, BC)
    • Aug. 30-Sept.1: JOHNSTON MEIER INSURANCE VANCOUVER OPEN

At the end of the VANCOUVER OPEN, the VGT MAJORS SERIES will pay out $5,000 in Bonuses as follows:

    • 1st Place: $2,500
    • 2nd Place: $1,500
    • 3rd Place: $1,000

  • TOP SRIXON / CLEVELAND STAFF PLAYER:  $1,000 CASH BONUS
    A $1,000 CASH BONUS will be awarded to the top VGT Professional on the SRIXON / CLEVELAND Order of Merit endorsing SRIXON & CLEVELAND products throughout the ’18 VGT season.  Players sign a contract at the Brad Garside Open that they will be playing a minimum of 8 SRIXON / CLEVELAND clubs and the SRIXON Z-Star or SRIXON Z-Star XV ball in order to qualify for the CASH BONUS!   
  • PERIODIC BONUSES FOR “SRIXON PLAYER OF THE MONTH”!
  • ROOKIE OF THE YEAR - $1,000 CASH – Presented by the TSN DISCOUNT GOLF CARD!
  • IGA MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR - $1,000 CASH AWARD!

  • “MAUI JIM” FEMALE AMATEUR OF THE YEAR - $500 PRIZE CREDIT
  • “MAUI JIM” FEMALE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR - $1000 CASH AWARD (must play min of 5 Maui Jim events)

Amateur Order of Merit ($7,500 in Prizing!)

  • 1st PLACE: $1,000 VALUE / per flight "PGA TOUR EVENT EXPERIENCE" (Sponsored by Travis Mathew Apparel)
    • Includes a FREE FLIGHT + 2 FREE WEEKLY GROUNDS PASSES to watch a 2019-20 PGA TOUR EVENT (does not include Majors)
  • 2nd PLACE: $500 VALUE / per flight
  • 3rd PLACE: $300 VALUE / per flight
  • 4th PLACE: $200 VALUE / per flight
  • 5th PLACE: $100 VALUE / per flight
  • 6th PLACE: $75 VALUE / per flight
  • 7th PLACE: $60 VALUE / per flight
  • 8th PLACE: $50 VALUE / per flight
  • 9th PLACE: $40 VALUE / per flight
  • 10th PLACE: $30 VALUE / per flight
  • All Amateur Order of Merits are based on a player’s best 12 results for the season.
  • Top 10 Prize values are based on a minimum of 30 members joining in each flight

Progressive Hole-In-One Jackpot Rules

  1. In order to qualify for the Hole-in-one (H.I.O) JACKPOT offered at a VGT event, a player must be entered into the $20 skins game/hole-in-one pot for that event.  If there is no winner of the hole-in-one at VGT event, the current hole-in-one pot will carry over to the next event until we have a winner of the jackpot.  If by the end of the Winter Tour the jackpot has not been won, the current jackpot will be carried over into the Summer Tour schedule commencing in March.
  2. If the jackpot accumulates to $5,000, it will be cut-off at $5,000 and the first eligible person (see above) to score a hole-in-one on an eligible jackpot hole will receive the $5,000 payout.  A secondary Hole-in-one purse will be started as soon as the original jackpot reaches $5,000.  From the time the original purse reaches $5,000, moneys collected for the H.I.O purse will accumulate in this secondary pot while the first pot remains at $5,000. The secondary pot will continue to grow until the next eligible player scores a hole-in-one on the designated jackpot hole at a VGT event.  The maximum H.I.O purse paid out at any time will be $5,000, and once the pot has reached $5,000, a 3rd and 4th purse (and so on) will be established for future winners.
  3. Due to the skill difference of Pros versus the Amateurs in the field, we level the playing field for the JACKPOT two ways:
    1. By allowing the A & B amateurs to tee-off a shorter designated tee-box at various times compared to Professionals and Championship Amateurs.
    2. VGT hosts numerous Amateur only events where Amateurs have a chance to win the JACKPOT without Pros in the field.

Details

Date:
June 17, 2019
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Organizer

Vancouver Golf Tour
Phone:
604-980-4653
Email:
info@vancouvergolftour.com
Website:
http://vancouvergolftour.com

Venue

Pitt Meadows Golf Club
13615 Harris Road
Pitt Meadows, BC Canada
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Phone:
(604) 465-5431
Website:
www.pittmeadowsgolf.com