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Welcome to our 14th Annual Season on the IGA Vancouver Golf Tour!

Thanks to our amazing partners and sponsors, we are proud to launch our 2020 Official Schedule featuring 32 Championship events for Pros and Amateurs to play on BC’s Premier Golf Courses!

Our Official 2020 VGT Spring/Summer Schedule will be uploaded to our site and membership portal on Golf Genius in the 3rd week of January!  A majority of membership goodies will be available at the Vancouver GOLF EXPO on Feb.7-8 at the PNE Forum.  Some items including your Membership Card will be handed out at the Opening event (or your first event) in March!

We are looking forward to some really exciting new events & formats on our schedule in 2020!  We hope you can join us for another great year in what will be our 14th season!

32 CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS

  • Open to Male & Female Pros & Amateurs (18.0 hdcp & under)
  • Flighted Amateur Stroke Play Events
  • Play with BC’s Top Pros in our Pro-Am events!
  • Play Premier BC Golf Courses in Tournament Conditions
  • Single & Multiple Day Match Play & Stroke Play Events!
  • Women’s Series – Sponsored by Maui Jim eyewear
  • NEW Year-Long Senior Division & Senior Championship – Sponsored by Nickel Heating & Ventilation

 OVER ½ $MILLION IN PRO & AMATEUR CASH & PRIZES**

 SIX DIVISIONS:                              

  1. PROFESSIONAL
  2. CHAMPIONSHIP (5.0 or less) 
  3. FLIGHT A (5.1 to 10.0)
  4. FLIGHT B (10.1 to 18.0)
  5. WOMEN’S OPEN
  6. SENIOR DIVISION (55+ yrs old)

AMATEUR RESULTS BASED ON GROSS & NET SCORES

  • All amateurs must be registered with “GOLD” membership to Golf Canada which provides them with an official handicap factor.
  • Amateur Prizing and order of merit points are awarded based on an alternating gross & net scoring system within each division.

 $18,500 IN YEAR-END ORDER OF MERIT AWARDS & PRIZES!

*Must have a minimum of 6 players registered in an event for there to be a Women’s Open & Men’s Senior Division.  If not, players will play from equitable tee distance against players in their own flight for that event.

2020 VGT AMATEUR MEMBERSHIPS

BASE MEMBERSHIP
Over $1000 in Value

$185 +GST
  • Up To $700 in Entry Fee Savings! Members Save $30-$40/event at most events.
  • One Pair of 2Undr Briefs. $35 Value.
  • A $50 Maui Jim Gift Certificate. $50 Value**
  • A $50 Bushnell Gift Certificate. $50 Value**
  • Save 10-15% off Partner Golf Courses Green Fees with Membership Card. Save $200 in practice rounds.
  • Get 20% OFF a majority of VGT sponsor brands & services.
  • A 2-Day parking pass for Park'N'Fly. $30 Value
  • All members receive Park'N'Fly VGT Corporate Rates (save up to 40%)

TOUR MEMBERSHIP
over $1250 in Value

$250 +GST
  • INCLUDES EVERYTHING IN BASE PLUS...
  • One Dozen Srixon Z-Star Balls. $55 Value
  • One Travis Mathew "VGT Tour Player" Hat. $40 Value
  • A $50 Prize Credit - Can be used for any VGT sponsor brands. $50 Value
  • $50 Golf Shoe Gift Certificate. Choice of Asics or New Balance. $50 Value
  • Preferred Player Card Pricing at Indian Springs Golf Course, Palm Springs. ($20 off posted rate everyday)
  • VGT Members receive ALL-DAY Happy Hour at the Big Rock Pub (Indian Springs)

TOUR+ MEMBERSIP
over $1500 in Value

$500 +GST
  • INCLUDES EVERYTHING IN TOUR PLUS...
  • An EXTRA $250 Prize Credits ($300 Total)
  • SAVE an additional 5-10% off partner green fee rates (up to 25% off)!
  • SAVE an additional 5% (25% total) off a majority of VGT Sponsor Brands

**Bushnell, Maui Jim, New Balance & Asics Gift Certificates cannot be combined with any VGT Prize Credits and are based off Full Retail Value.

**$50 BUSHNELL Gift Certificate can be used towards the following regular priced Bushnell Rangefinder products: Bushnell V4, Tour V4 Shift, Pro XE or Hybrid.  Retail pricing can be found on Golf Town’s website HERE

**A full list of available Maui Jim Sunglasses can be found HERE

**All BUSHNELL and MAUI JIM orders are to be emailed to heidi@vancouvergolftour.com.  An email with balance owing will be sent to you before the order is processed.

2020 VGT SPONSOR BRANDS

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2020 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

  • PGA "Carded" Professional: $250+GST
  • Non-Carded Professional: $375+GST

Professional Membership Includes:

  • One (1) Dozen Srixon Z-Star or Z-Star XV balls** ($55 value)
  • One (1) pair of 2UNDR Men’s athletic underwear ($35 value)
  • One (1) Travis Mathew Player’s Hat ($40 Value)
  • 2 Days FREE Parking at PARK’N FLY YVR ($40 value) + corporate rates
  • Save $50 to $250 per entry on a majority of events (up to $700 value)
  • Save 30-40% OFF retail pricing on majority of VGT Sponsor brands
  • Earn exemptions into Premier VGT Pro-Ams and Invitational events
  • Qualify for up to $10,000 in Professional Order of Merit Bonuses & Player Awards
  • Priority entrance into majority of events until deadline over non-members
  • Member ambassador programs

**Pros must sign-on as a SRIXON Staff Player for the entire 2020 season to qualify for dozen balls
*Paying with E-transfer avoids online surcharges

MAJORS SERIES

The Majors Series is a series of 8 multiple-day events with a separate $3,500 Majors Bonus Pool*

  • Pros not joining Regular Tour Membership: $200+GST
  • Pros who joined Regular Tour Membership: $100+GST
  • VGT Amateur Members: No additional membership fee

Only Major Series Members qualify for the $3,500 Majors Bonus & Year-End Bonuses/Awards.

*Non-Members are eligible to play VGT events when not full with VGT Members at the registration deadline. 

MEMBERSHIP BEBEFITS

All Current VGT Members Benefits

IGA REWARDS PROGRAM:

  • SAVE $10 on a VGT Entry Fee* when you bring min. of $100 IGA proof of purchase. *Only where VGT collects player entry fees. Limit of $10 off per event
  • The 3 most loyal IGA shoppers will share in $500 in IGA gift cards at end season! ($250, $150, $100)

PREFERRED GREEN FEE RATES AT HOST COURSES

When booking tee-times on the phone or online, VGT members must inform the golf shop they are a VGT Member and show their 2020 Membership Card at check-in!

  • NORTHVIEW RIDGE & CANAL
  • MAYFAIR LAKES GOLF & CC
  • MORGAN CREEK GOLF CLUB
  • SANDPIPER GOLF COURSE
  • PAGODA RIDGE GOLF COURSE
  • LEDGEVIEW GOLF
  • CHILLIWACK GOLF CLUB
  • BEACH GROVE GOLF CLUB
  • MEADOW GARDENS GOLF COURSE
  • PITT MEADOWS GOLF CLUB
  • BIG ROCK GOLF & PUB at Indian Springs
  • TOBIANO GOLF RESORT

ORDER OF MERIT AWARDS

OVER $20,000 IN YEAR-END ORDER OF MERIT AWARDS

Over $15,000 in Professional Bonuses & Awards:

  • Based on player’s cumulative point total from all 2020 VGT Spring/Summer events
  • $3,500 Majors Bonus
  • $11,000 in Full Season Player of the Year Awards
  • $1,000 Maui Jim Women’s Series Bonus - “Female Player of the Year”

$8,500 in Amateur Order of Merit Prizing:

  • Based on a player’s best 12 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 10 players in Champ, Flight A, Flight B win prizes
  • Top 5 players in Senior Division win prizes (players will win higher valued prize either in Sr. Division or their handicap flight)
  • Top 3 players in Maui Jim Women’s Series prize out – Sponsored by Maui Jim Canada

FIRST CLASS EVENTS

PROFESSIONAL TOURNAMENT EXPERIENCES:

  • Professionally managed events with Golf Canada certified rules officials
  • Electronic Leader Board Screens on course simulate the PGA TOUR!
    • Scores update to website instantly as they are collected at 10th tee, 16th tee and through 18 holes.
  • Complete LIVE SCORING is available via Golf Genius Player App
  • Warm-up range balls provided at all tournaments with practice range
  • Lunch or Dinner provided at all stroke-play tournaments
  • Chance to qualify for Johnston Meier Insurance $1 Million Hole-in-One Shoot-out
  • Download FREE Player APP & track stats and player performances (Golf Genius) - Registration is as simple as clicking “Playing” or “Not Playing”

MEMBERSHIP NOTES

MEMBER REFERRAL PROGRAM

  • Sign-up a NEW Member* at regular price for 2020 and receive a $25 VGT credit for 2020**
  • Sign-up a 2nd NEW Member* at regular price and receive an additional $25 VGT credit  
  • Sign-up a 3rd NEW Member* at regular price and receive an additional $50 VGT credit

*A New Member is an Amateur or Professional who was NOT a Member in  2018 or 2019 and who joins 2020 VGT Membership at regular price (does not include VGT Majors). 

** All VGT credits earned in 2020 must be redeemed by the end of the 2020 VGT season. VGT credits cannot be used against tournaments that VGT does not take entry fee payments for (For example, Chilliwack Open, Golden Ears, Fraser Valley Open, plus various Pro-ams)

NON-MEMBERS

  • Non-Members may play in VGT events any time our events are not full with members at the registration deadline.
  • Non-Members are NOT eligible for VGT Order of Merit awards and prizes 

NOTES:

  • All Purses and Payouts are based on projected full field events & sponsorship 
  • Complete Terms and Conditions of VGT Membership are available on the VGT website.

2020 SCHEDULE

Our Official 2020 VGT Spring/Summer Schedule will be uploaded to our site and membership portal on Golf Genius in the beginning of February!  A majority of membership goodies will be available at the Vancouver GOLF EXPO on Feb. 7-8 at the PNE Forum.  Some items will be handed out at the Opening event (or your first event) in March!

We are looking forward to some really exciting new events & formats on our schedule in 2020!  We hope you can join us for another great year in what will be our 14th season!

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. Amateurs will compete in 3 separate flights (0 to 5.0, 5.1 to 10.0 and 10.1 to 18.0) unless smaller field sizes warrant grouping Flight A/B together.

REGISTRATION