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(SOLD OUT) Major #2 – VGT Player’s Championship

May 14, 2020 - May 15, 2020

VGT Players Championship

36-Hole Event | Ledgeview & Sandpiper
 Thu/Fri, May 14/15, 2020

TOTAL PRIZE PURSE: $12,500*

***PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING***

BY REGISTERING, YOU AGREE TO ADHERE TO ALL COVID-19  SAFETY PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN THE FOLLOWING LINKS HERE:

Tournament Details

The VGT PLAYER’S CHAMPIONSHIP is a 36-Hole VGT MAJOR Stroke play tournament for male and female Professionals and Championship Amateurs (5.0 handicap factor or less).

The VGT PLAYER’S CHAMPIONSHIP is a counting event for the VGT Amateur Exemption into the 2020 SAHALEE PLAYER’S CHAMPIONSHIP. (as long as the Sahalee Player's Championship is contested)

  • Round 1: Ledgeview Golf Club.  9:36am Start.  Pros lead off.
  • Round 2: Sandpiper Golf Course.  10am start.  Leaders off at 2pm with full field.

Three Divisions:

  • Professional
  • Championship Amateur (+3.0 to 5.0)
  • Women's Open (Pros + Amateurs 5.0 & under)

Full Field Size: 72 (36 Pros & 36 Amateurs)

Professional Purse: $10,500* (Total Pro & Am Prize Purse: $12,500*)

First Place: $2,500*. Top 35% of Professional field will be paid out. *(based on full field)

Women’s Division: Female Pros & Amateurs will compete against each other in a Women's Open event.  Pros will earn cash & Amateurs will earn prize credits if they are in the top 1/3 of the Women's field size. 

*If there are less than a total of 5 female Open players, then the Female Pros will compete in the Male Pro Division and the female Amateurs will compete against the male Championship Flight golfers.  Female golfers will play off an equitable length set of tees (approx. 15% shorter than men).

Championship Amateur Prizing:

*Based on a full field, the top 12 Amateurs will be awarded the following prize credits:

    • 1st Place Gross:  $500 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 2nd Place Gross: $350 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 3rd Place Gross:  $275 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 4th Place Gross:  $200 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 5th Place Gross:  $175 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 6th Place Gross:  $150 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 7th Place Gross:  $125 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 8th Place Gross:  $100 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 9th Place Gross:  $75 Sponsor Prize Credits
    • 10-12th Place Gross: $50 Sponsor Prize Credits

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

  • 36-Holes of tournament golf in 3-somes both days
  • Part of the Qualifying Series to play in the SAHALEE PLAYER’S CHAMPIONSHIP (if event is held)
  • Discounted practice round rates (rate TBC)
  • Opportunity to play two of BC’s Premier Golf Clubs in Championship conditions
  • Players qualify for valuable points in the Cleveland/Srixon Order of Merit Race for a chance to share in Year-end Prizing!!
  • Live Leaderboard Scoring
  • Unparalleled Professional Tournament Experience
  • First Tee Announcing and Golf Canada Rules Officials

Eligibility

Priority entry will be given to VGT Members in both the Professional and Amateur field. However, Non-Members are eligible to play if the tournament 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.

Previous Results

Entry Fees

  • AM - VGT Member: $200+GST = $210.00
  • AM - Non-Member: $250+GST = $262.50
  • PRO - VGT Member: $300+GST = $315.00
  • PRO - PGA of Canada: $350+GST = $367.50
  • PRO - Non-Carded (non-VGT): $400+GST = $420.00

All Entry Fees must be paid in advance by E-transfer or CC!!

Payment Options

  • Interac e-Transfer (no handling fees)
  • Online Credit Card / PayPal (handling fees apply)

*Players can AVOID online admin fees when paying by E-Transfer.

Tournament Payment / Registration


https://vancouvergolftour.com/payment

Registration Deadline

THURSDAY, MAY 7 at 6:00pm PST or when 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

  • Round 1: Ledgeview Golf Club.  9:36am Start.  Pros lead off.
  • Round 2: Sandpiper Golf Course.  10am start.  Leaders off at 2pm with full field.

Practice Rounds

LEDGEVIEW GOLF CLUB

All players, practice Rounds are $10 off posted rate after 11:30am per player at available times for the club one week prior to the Player's Club event (May 6 to 13, 2020). Players must either show their 2020 VGT Membership card or proof they are registered for the Player’s Championship to receive this rate.

SANDPIPER GOLF COURSE

Amateurs: 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 $35/player year-round valid Monday-Friday excluding holidays after 12pm. (Taxes Extra) Or use the TSN 1040 Discount Golf Card.  See offers HERE.

Professionals: Please contact General Manager Ted Swaine at 604.796.1000 or email Ted Swaine at ted@sandpiperresort.ca to request a practice round at an off-peak time M-F.  Tee-times are at the discretion of the GM.

Course Details & Location

SANDPIPER GOLF COURSE

Sandpiper Golf Course, 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 BC Match Play, the VGT’s Player’s Championship & the First Class Waste Inc Fraser Valley Open.

For more information, contact: Ted Swaine, General Manager

Email: ted@sandpiperresort.ca
T: 604-798-9338
14282 Morris Valley Road
Harrison Mills, British Columbia
Golf Shop: (604)796-1000
Website: http://sandpiperresort.ca

 

LEDGEVIEW GOLF CLUB

Ledgeview Golf Club is a must play 18-hole golf course featuring a premium picturesque layout and the highest quality greens and fairways. It is nestled high atop the city of Abbotsford and offers a challenging yet playable course enjoyed by average and competitive golfer alike. Home to PGA Tour players, Nick Taylor and Adam Hadwin and past Tour Stars Ray Stewart and James Lepp.

35997 McKee Road
Abbotsford, British Columbia
General Phone: (604) 859-8993
Website: http://ledgeviewgolf.com

OUR SPONSORS

Srixon/Cleveland Order of Merit

cleveland-srixon-oom

Both the Professional OOM and Amateur OOMs will be based on the following point system for full fields based on gross results.  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:

Professional Order Of Merit

Based on all Regular Season results:

  • $2,500 JM MEDIA GROUP – PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD!
    • One (1) x $2,500 Award sponsored by JM MEDIA GROUP
    • This award must be used for Q-School Entry Fees and/or fees associated with Q-School (hotel, flights, etc)
    • The award will be determined by points accumulated through the year on VGT (and other global tours). 
  • SRIXON / CLEVELAND ORDER OF MERIT AWARD – At this time is TBC
    The top Professional for the entire VGT season earns a bonus (amount TBC) at the end of the 2020 Tour Championship.  The previously posted $2,500 Q-School award is currently on hold due to Covid-19 possibly affecting Srixon's ability to support this bonus. As soon as we know either way, we will post what is going to be guaranteed for our Player of the Year.

  • TOP SRIXON / CLEVELAND STAFF PLAYER:  BONUS TBC
    At this time the $1,000 SRIXON/CLEVELAND STAFF PLAYER BONUS is on hold until further notice.  Players are still required to play a minimum of 8 SRIXON / CLEVELAND clubs and the SRIXON Z-Star or SRIXON Z-Star XV ball in order to qualify for any SRIXON CASH BONUS made available at end of the year!

  • ROOKIE OF THE YEAR - CASH AWARD TBC 

  • IGA MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR - CASH AWARD TBC!

Maui Jim Women's Series Order of Merit 

At this time the Maui Jim Women's Division is on hold until further notice since Maui Jim's sponsorship for now is on hold.  We will continue to keep the Women's Series Order of Merit Standings LIVE for those women who are competing and if Maui Jim gives us their commitment at some point in 2020, we will make an announcement at such a time.

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.

Details

Start:
May 14, 2020
End:
May 15, 2020
Event Categories:
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Venue

Ledgeview Golf Club
35997 McKee Road
Abbotsford, BC V3G 2L6 Canada
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Phone:
604-859-899
Website:
www.ledgeviewgolf.com

Organizer

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