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Winter Tour – Westwood Plateau (2-Man Teams)

October 16, 2019

WINTER TOUR OPENING EVENT
Wednesday, Oct.16

Westwood Plateau Golf & CC
10AM SHOTGUN START

 EVENT FORMAT – 2 PERSON TEAM SCRAMBLE

TWO DIVISIONS:

  • GROSS SCRAMBLE
    • no strokes. Pros & Amateurs with handicap 5.0 or less qualify. Teams can be Pro/Pro, Pro/Am or Am/Am
  • NET SCRAMBLE
    • using 50% of combined handicap. Players from Champ Flight, A & B Flight may play this event with a partner from any flight

*You may enter individually or as a team.  Please click which event you wish to play on the entry form. Individual entries will be paired up within the Gross or Net Scramble event based on the date of player entry.

*The Order of Merit Points won in the division you play in will be re-allocated to your individual Handicap Flight for the season race (for Amateurs).

Entry Fee includes:

  • Green Fee & Shared Power Cart
  • Sandwich/drink voucher on course
  • Beer & wings after round
  • 33% of Gross Scramble Teams make prizing
  • 33% of Net Scramble Teams make prizing
  • A chance to qualify for $5,000 in BONUS Year-end Prizing! (see below**)
  • A chance to qualify for Winter Tour Championship with bonus event prizing!! 

SKINS GAME & HOLE-IN-ONE POT: 

  • $30.00 Team Entry (optional)
    • $25.00 is paid into skins game.
    • $5.00 is paid into the escalating Hole-in-one pot!
  • $5,000 HOLE-IN-ONE JACKPOTS:
    • We currently have TWO x $5,000 Jackpots available for this event!
    • You must be entered in the skins game to qualify!!
  • Gross Skins Game:
    • Will be based on your Gross Scramble Score
  • Net Skins Game:
    • Will be based on your NET Scramble Score per hole using 50% of a player’s handicap.

EVENT ELIGIBILITY:

  • Pros: Open to all PGA Canada, PGA Tour Canada, other Tour Carded & Non-Status Professionals.
  • Amateurs: Open to all Amateurs with Golf Canada handicap factor up to 18.0.

EVENT FEES:

  • Members: $85+GST
  • Non-Members: $105+GST

VGT WINTER TOUR EVENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES:

Event Registration (2 Options to register)

  • Accept email invitation from golf genius / register by clicking “PLAY” in the VGT Membership Portal in Golf Genius before deadline (3 days out). Then Pay cash or cheque on site. 
  • By clicking “PLAY” or accepting the email invitation, you are confirmed in the event even although you have not paid yet! By doing this, you accept responsibility for your registration.
  • Pay by e-transfer to payments@vancouvergolftour.com or online at vancouvergolftour.com/payment/
  • If you do not have access to the VGT Membership portal, this will be emailed to you once you join!

Event Field Sizes

  • A majority of Winter Tour events (with exception to the Tour Championship at 72) a full field will consist of 60 players.
  • For events where Pros and Amateurs are invited, the first 24 pros and 36 amateurs to sign up for each event will make up the field. If the host golf course has limited field sizes, the first 24 pros and balance of amateurs will make up the field. 
  • For Amateur only weekend events, the first 48 Amateurs to register will make up the field.
  • If by the deadline (3 days out), the field is not filled with either pros or amateurs, we will allow the balance of the field to consist of any amateurs or pros waiting.
  • For all events, members will have priority registration until 3 days out. Non-members are always welcome and will be admitted into the field as long as the events are not full with members as of 3 days out.

No-Shows or Cancellations within 48 HOURS

  • Anyone withdrawing from an event within 48 hours or not showing up for an event they have registered for will be FINED THE COST OF THEIR FULL ENTRY FEE. This fee must be paid to VGT before participating in their next VGT event.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: It is the member’s responsibility to ensure that our email server @golfgenius.com and @vancouvergolftour.com are on their safe senders list and not landing in their junk folder.

Late Registration

  • Players who sign up after the Registration Deadline will be on a stand-by basis until there is an opening in the field, or if a full field, until there is a cancellation or withdrawal from the event. If there is room in the field, their entry will be confirmed with an email from a VGT team member.

Tournament Cancellations Due to Inclement Weather 

  • VGT will be responsible for determining if the event will be cancelled due to inclement weather and golf course conditions.
  • VGT will email all players as soon as we have determined the golf course is not suitable for play.
  • We will attempt to re-schedule any tournament that is cancelled to a suitable date that works for both the Winter Tour Schedule as well as for the golf course. 

Winter Tour Championship: $5,000 in bonus payouts**:

  • Five percent of all Professional Entries and 5% of all Amateur Entries (After Green fees) will be withheld from each event and put directly into the Tour Championship Pro purse and Amateur Prize pool. **Based on full fields, VGT will guarantee year-end bonuses of $5,000 divided between the PRO field and AMATEUR field at the WINTER TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP dinner as follows:

PROFESSIONALS: $2,000 in BONUSES (based on 18 events run)

  • $1,500 IN ORDER OF MERIT BONUSES!!
    • $500 in CASH & $1,000 sponsored Apparel paid out to top 3 Order of Merit winners:
      • 1st: $250 CASH + $500 TRAVIS MATHEW or LINKSOUL Apparel
      • 2nd: $150 CASH + $300 TRAVIS MATHEW or LINKSOUL Apparel
      • 3rd: $100 CASH + $200 TRAVIS MATHEW or LINKSOUL Apparel
    • $500 IN TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP BONUSES!
      • $500 in Cash paid out in addition to the regularly budgeted Winter Tour Championship Purse:
        • 1st: $250
        • 2nd: $150
        • 3rd: $100

AMATEURS: $3,000 in BONUSES (based on 18 events run)

  • $2,400 IN ORDER OF MERIT BONUSES!!
    • The top 5 OOM Winners in each flight (Champ, A & B) receive the following gift card bonuses:
      • 1st: $300/flight = $900
      • 2nd: $200/flight = $600
      • 3rd: $150/flight = $450
      • 4th: $100/flight = $300
      • 5th: $50/flight = $150
  • $600 IN TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP BONUS PRIZING!!
    • 1st: $100/flight
    • 2nd: $60/flight
    • 3rd: $40/flight

Details

Date:
October 16, 2019
Event Category:

Organizer

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

Venue

Westwood Plateau
3251 Plateau Boulevard
Coquitlam, BC V3E 3B8 Canada
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Phone:
604-945-4007
Website:
https://www.westwoodplateaugolf.com