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VGT Sandpiper Open (18-Hole)
April 27, 2020 @ 11:00
2020 SANDPIPER OPEN - 18 Hole Event
Sandpiper Golf Course | Monday, April 27, 2020 | 11:00 Start
Flight A & B Amateurs + Senior Div. (55+)
***PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING***
BY REGISTERING, YOU AGREE TO ADHERE TO ALL COVID-19 SAFETY PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN THE FOLLOWING LINKS HERE:
The VGT SANDPIPER OPEN is an 18-Hole stroke play tournament for Male and Female Senior Amateurs (55+) and Male and Female Amateurs in Flight A & Flight B (5.1 to 18.0 handicap factor).
- Men Flight A
- Men Flight B
- Women A/B
- Senior Amateur (55+)*
Full Field Size: 48 players
Amateur Payout: Top 1/3 of Field paid out via alternating Gross AND Net Scores in all amateur divisions.
Registration Deadline: Monday, April 20 at 6pm PST or when event is full (whichever is 1st).
*Note: There must be a minimum of 10 Flight A and 10 Flight B players registered for prizing to be paid out in separate flights. If less than 10 players registered in each flight, the top one Flight A and top one Flight B Gross winners will be paid out and then all other prizing will be based on net scores in Flight A & B combined.
There must also be a minimum of five players in the Women’s A/B Combined Division and in the Senior Division (55+over) registered for the event by the deadline for there to be a separate division for each. If not, players will play in their own flight for the 18-hole event.
Sponsor Prizes & Prize Credits
Top results will earn VGT Prize Credits that can be cashed in for the following premium brands throughout the year:
Entry Fee Includes
- 18-Holes of Tournament Golf at Sandpiper Golf Course
- Discounted Practice round rate (See details below)
- One meal voucher for half-way house per day of competition
- $40/player budgeted for prizing
- Welcome gifts – Insulated water bottle + Pair of 2UNDR briefs ($50 value)
- Live Leaderboard Scoring
- Unparalleled Professional Tournament Experience
- First Tee Announcing and Golf Canada Officiating
- Srixon/Cleveland Order of Merit Event – Qualify for Year-end Awards & Prizing!
Priority will be given to Members in the field until the registration deadline. Non-Members are eligible to play if the field is not full at the end of the Registration Deadline on April 20th. Non-members are recommended to register in advance as non-member entries will be accepted in priority of their entries being received if we have space available for some but not all non-members waiting for the field to be open at the deadline.
MONDAY APRIL 20, 2020 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.
- AM: VGT Member $120+GST = $126.00
- AM: Non-Member $150+GST + $157.50
*ALL PLAYERS must pay in advance online either with Credit Card or by sending an E-Transfer.
In lieu of the venue changing from Morgan Creek to Sandpiper, all players in the event will receive a BONUS pair of 2UNDR briefs for their tee-gift.
- Interac e-Transfer (no handling fees)
- Online Credit Card / PayPal (handling fees apply)
Tournament Payment / Registration
- Tee times: 11:00
Please contact Sandpiper Golf Course at 604.796.1000 to arrange a practice round. VGT Amateur Members are entitled to practice rounds at the VGT Preferred Rate of $45/player year-round valid Monday-Friday excluding holidays after 12pm. (Taxes Extra). Players must show their 2020 VGT Membership Card or they can use the TSN 1040 Discount Golf Card.
See offers HERE.
For Best Deals, check-out Sandpiper Variable Tee-time pricing, CLICK HERE
Course Details & Location
SANDPIPER GOLF RESORT
14282 Morris Valley Road
Recent winner of the PGA of BC’s “Hidden Gem” awards, is located 75 minutes East of Vancouver and is open to the public 364 days a year. This par 72 course runs 6,500 yards from the back tees, and is gently sloped, featuring four sets of tees for all playing abilities. Canadian course designer, Russ Olsen, has done an amazing job of taking advantage of the spectacular water and mountain vistas when designing this masterpiece. Sandpiper Golf Course has played host to several Vancouver Golf Tour events, most notably the Canada Bread BC Match Play & the VGT’s Inaugural 36-Hole Major Series Event the ‘2013 VGT Sandpiper Open’.
Srixon/Cleveland Order of Merit
Order of Merit (OOM) points will be awarded in each category of membership:
- Women’s A/B – Alternating Gross & Net
- Senior Am. – Alternating Gross & net
- Flight A & B – Alternating Gross & Net
Amateur OOMs will be based on the following point system for full fields. Order of Merit Points may be modified in any given event based on field size.
YEAR END PLAYER AWARDS
Due to Covid-19 disrupting many of our sponsors’ commitments, all year-end player awards are TBC until further notice, other than some great news that JM MEDIA GROUP has committed to a $2,500 PRIZE for our Top Professional at the end of the VGT season. Please see below all Year-end Award announcements:
Amateur Order of Merit
- Based on a player’s best 10 results from 2020 Spring/Summer season
- Five Amateur Flights:
- Championship Flight (5.0 & less)
- Flight A (5.1 to 10.0)
- Flight B (10.1 to 18.0)
- Senior (55+ years of age)
- Women’s Division
- Top players win prizes
- Order of Merit Prize Values this year are TBC. They will ultimately be a function of sponsorship support that VGT receives in the coming weeks and months. We thank-you for your patience in posting these bonuses.
- All Order of Merit Flight Winners will be guaranteed to receive at special award recognizing their achievement and a Prize valued no less than $500/person.