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RGF Integrated Wealth Management Tour Championship
September 28, 2018 @ 13:00
RGF Integrated Wealth Management Tour Championship | Meadow Gardens Golf Club | Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
Presented by Pat McGuire
REGISTRATION FOR THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP IS OPEN FOR ALL PLAYERS!
The VGT Tour Championship is the final VGT event where points will qualify for the 2018 CLEVELAND/SRIXON Order of Merit.
FULL FIELD: 96 amateurs and 40 Professionals.
WHO CAN PLAY THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP?
- The event is open to all VGT Members and Non-Members with 'first come, first entered with payment' priority.
- Eight amateur player spots are reserved for our event sponsors and our Tour Title Sponsors.
- The top 30 VGT Professionals and top 20 VGT Amateurs on the Order of Merit in each flight as of Sept.3rd are guaranteed a spot in the field until Sept.15.
- After that time the event is open to all remaining VGT Members and Non-Members.
- Members have priority until Sept.21st at 6pm, after that time if the event is not full all non-members are entitled to play.
The VGT TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP HAS TWO FORMATS:
18-Hole Stroke Play Championship
Players will compete within their own flight for Order of Merit Points and prizing:
- PRO PURSE: $7,500 (based on full field of 40 pros)
- AMATEUR PRIZING:
- CHAMP FLIGHT: Top 8 stableford Scores (gross) win prizing
- FLIGHT A: Top 8 stableford scores (net) win prizing
- FLIGHT B: Top 8 stableford scores (net) win prizing
- For the Professional and Championship Amateur stroke play event we will play a GROSS stableford point system as follows: Double Eagle = 5 points; Eagle = 4 pts; Birdie = 3 pts; Par = 2 points; Bogey = 1 pt; Double bogey or worse = 0 pts.
- For Flight A & Flight B stroke play event we will play a NET stableford point system: Double Eagle = 5 points; Eagle = 4 pts; Birdie = 3 pts; Par = 2 points; Bogey = 1 pt; Double bogey or worse = 0 pts.
18-Hole Pro-Am Team Format:
- Three Amateurs will be paired with one Professional to make up teams of 4 players. Where we have an excess of 32 Pros in the field then the next 8 Pros will join another pro with 2 Amateurs to make their 4-person team.
- Top 6 Teams will win prizes totaling over $2,500!!
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
Amateur Entry Fee Includes
- Welcome gifts (6 Srixon Z-Star or Z-Star XV Balls)
- Driving Range Warm-up
- 18 Holes of Golf at Meadow Gardens Golf Club
- An “Inside the Ropes” experience playing with a Premier BC Pro Golfer
- Over $10,000 in Amateur Prizing & Tee-Gifts!!
- Deluxe Buffet Dinner after round
- Flighted Awards & Trophies
- On Course refreshments
- Fabulous Team & Individual Prizes
- Qualify for Year-end Draw Prizes and Awards
Pro Entry Fee Includes
- 7,500 Pro Purse
- Driving Range Warm-up
- On Course refreshments
- 18 holes of golf
- Buffet Dinner
- Qualify for Year-end Order of Merit Awards & $8,500 in Cash Bonuses
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. 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.
e-Transfer Entry Fees
- VGT Professionals: $165+GST ($173.25)
- Non-Member Professionals: $200+GST ($210)
- VGT Amateur Members: $130+GST ($136.50)
- Non-member Amateur: $175+GST ($183.75)
Above pricing reflects a $10 SAVING if Paid by e-Transfer, or Members Pay Cash on the Day.
e-Transfer your entry fees to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Include Name, Event and use the password 'golf'. If you require a 6-letter word for the password, please use 'Vancouver'.
Online Credit Card/ PayPal Entry Fees
- VGT Professionals: $175+GST
- Non-Member Professionals: $210+GST
- VGT Amateur Members: $140+GST
- Non-member Amateur: $185+GST
MONDAY SEPT 24 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.
- SHOTGUN START: 13:00
The year-end wrap-up dinner and awards presentations will be held at the MEADOW GARDENS GOLF CLUB immediately following play at 19:00.
Course Details & Location
MEADOW GARDENS GOLF CLUB
19675 Meadow Gardens Way
Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 1Z2
Srixon/Cleveland Order of Merit
Order of Merit (OOM) points will be awarded in each category of membership:
- Professionals - Gross
- Championship Flight - Gross
- Flight A & B – Alternating Gross & Net
- Senior & Women’s Open Flight: Gross
OOM points 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.
Srixon/Cleveland Professional Order of Merit ($8,000 in 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 2018 Tour Championship.
- 2018 VGT MAJORS SERIES ORDER OF MERIT: $2,500 Cash Bonus
The VGT Majors Series starts with the VGT MASTERS on April 26 & 27 at Morgan Creek Golf Club includes 8 multiple-day events below. At the end of the 2018 JOHNSTON MEIER INSURANCE VANCOUVER OPEN, the VGT Majors Series will offer a guaranteed $2,500 in Cash Bonuses!
- April 26, 27: The VGT MASTERS
- May 17, 18: VGT PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
- May 29, 30: WHISTLER OPEN
- June 23, 24: FIRST CLASS WASTE FRASER VALLEY OPEN
- June 30, July 1: TRAVELAND RV LEDGEVIEW OPEN
- August 10, 11: WONOWON WATER SERVICES LAKEPOINT PRO-AM (Ft. St. John’s)
- August 18, 19: TOBIANO PRO-AM (Kamloops, BC)
- Sept 21 - 23: JOHNSTON MEIER INSURANCE VANCOUVER OPEN
- 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!
- ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Presented by the TSN DISCOUNT GOLF CARD! $1,000 CASH BONUS!
- MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR: $1,000 CASH BONUS!
- FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: $500 BONUS!
There must be minimum of 10 female 'OPEN DIVISION' Members for award to be given out.
Srixon/Cleveland Amateur Order of Merit ($7,000 in Prizing!)
- 1st PLACE: $1,000 VALUE / per flight "PGA TOUR EVENT EXPERIENCE" (Sponsored by Bermuda Sands Apparel)
- 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