2017 Weekly Tournaments

OPENING DAY SCRAMBLE | April 18, 19, 22, 23

Team score - no handicap

This is a team event with foursomes or threesomes. Each player hits a drive. Select and mark the best drive. Each player then hits a second shot from this position. Select and mark the best second shot. Continue this way until the ball is holed out.

Prizes will be given to 6 players who played in the tournament by pulling their names out of a hat.

CRIERS | April 25, 26, 29, 30

Post actual score hole by hole on tournament card and sheet. Before totaling the score, select three of the worst holes, change them to par and circle them on both the tournament card and sheet. Total the score, including the three “crier” holes as par. Deduct handicap from that total.

A/B Flight 1st Gross, 1st Net.
C/D Flight 1st Gross, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Net.

ODD HOLES | May 2, 3, 6, 7

Individual play: One-half handicap (maximum 18).

Actual score is posted hole by hole on tournament card. Only odd-numbered holes are posted on the tournament sheet to determine the winners. Deduct one-half handicap from gross score of odd holes on tournament sheet. Do not round handicap. (For example, if handicap is 23, deduct 11.5 from the score.)

A/B Flight 1st Gross, 1st Net.
C/D Flight 1st Gross, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Net.

EVEN HOLES | May 9, 10, 13, 14

Individual play: One-half handicap (maximum 18).

Actual score is posted hole by hole on tournament card. Only even-numbered holes are posted on the tournament sheet to determine the winners. Deduct one-half handicap from gross score of even holes on tournament sheet. Do not round handicap. (For example, if handicap is 23, deduct 11.5 from the score.)

A/B Flight 1st Gross, 1st Net.
C/D Flight 1st Gross, 1st , 2nd & 3rd Net.

NASSAU | May 16, 17, 20, 21

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36).

  1. Each person plays her own ball and receives strokes on certain holes in accordance with her handicap. The lower net ball of the team determines the score for each hole. No handicap deductions are made at the end because strokes have already been applied hole by hole for each person.

    Prizes will be awarded to the three lowest net teams.

    How to mark the card: Before beginning play, place “dots” on the scorecard on the holes where you receive strokes. (For example, if your handicap is 23, put a dot on every hole, plus a second dot on five more holes in the order of handicap difficulty, a total of 23 dots.)
    Record your actual score on the scorecard. Calculate your net score on each hole by deducting the number of dots from your actual score.
    In the event of a threesome, the player with the lowest handicap shall serve as the partner to the other two players. That person is eligible for only one prize.

STROKE PLAY | May 23, 24, 27, 28

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36).

Post actual score hole by hole on tournament card and sheet. Total your gross score, and then deduct your current handicap.

Prizes awarded by Flights:
A/B Flight 1st Gross,1st Net.
C/D Flight 1st Gross, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Net.

BETTER BALL OF TWO | May 30, 31, June 3, 4

Two-person teams: Full handicap (maximum 36).

Each person plays her own ball and receives strokes on
certain holes in accordance with her handicap. The lower net ball of the team determines the score for each hole. No handicap deductions are made at the end because strokes have already been applied hole by hole for each person.

Prizes will be awarded to the three lowest net teams.

How to mark the card:
Before beginning play, place “dots” on the scorecard on the holes where you receive strokes. (For example, if your handicap is 23, put a dot on every hole, plus a second dot on five more holes in the order of handicap difficulty, a total of 23 dots.)
Record your actual score on the scorecard. Calculate your net score on each hole by deducting the number of dots from your actual score.
In the event of a threesome, the player with the lowest handicap shall serve as the partner to the other two players. That person is eligible for only one prize.

BLIND NINE | June 6, 7, 10, 11

Individual play: One-half handicap (maximum 18).

Each player plays her own ball. Post your actual score hole by hole on the tournament card and score sheet. Then total your gross score and deduct your handicap.
Scorer: Prior to scoring, the scorer will choose the nine holes on which to calculate the tournament score. The holes will be selected as follows: three par 3s, three par 4s, and three par 5s. The total minus half your handicap determines your tournament score. (Handicaps should not be rounded.)

Prizes awarded to the six lowest net scores.

CRISS CROSS | June 13, 14, 17, 18

Individual play: One-half handicap, (maximum 18).

Actual score is posted hole by hole on tournament card. Circle your better score on hole 1 or 10, 2 or 11, 3 or 12, 4 or 13, 5 or 14, 6 or 15, 7 or 16, 8 or 17, and 9 or 18. Only the better score is posted on the tournament sheet.

Prizes awarded by Flights:
A/B Flight 1st Gross, 1st Net.
C/D Flight 1st Gross, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Net.

LOW PUTTS | June 20, 21, 24, 25

Individual play: No handicap required.

Total putts taken determines the winners. Any ball played from off the green, even if it is played with a putter, is not considered a putt. Any ball played from on the green is counted as a putt. Post actual putts taken on each hole on the tournament card and sheet and total them.

Prizes will be awarded to the six lowest scores.

BEAT THE PRO | June 27, 28, July 1, 2

Individual play, full handicap (maximum 36).

The club pro will play one round of golf on one of the tournament days, and his gross score will be posted on the tournament sheet. Players will post their actual gross scores and deduct full handicap.

Any player(s) with a net score lower than that posted by the pro will share the prize.

RED, WHITE & BLUE SCRAMBLE | July 5*, 6*, 8, 9

(*Note: Wednesday/Thursday, July 4th falls on Tuesday)

Team Score: No handicap.

This is a team event with foursomes or threesomes. On the first hole the team plays from the red tees, on the second hole from the white tees, on the third hole from the blue tees. Continue alternating tees red, white and blue throughout the round. Each player hits a drive and the team selects the best drive and marks it. Each player then hits their second shot from this position. Select the best second shot and mark it. Continue in this way until the ball is holed out. You must use everyone’s drive at least three times during the round. There is only one score for the foursome.

Prizes will be given to the two lowest scoring teams.

GOLDEN OAK | July 11, 12, 15, 16 | July 18, 19, 22, 23

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36). Handicap used for entire tournament will be that in effect on the first day of the tournament, July 11, 2017.

This is a two-round tournament played over two consecutive weeks. Actual score is posted hole by hole for each round. (Please use two lines when posting your name on the tournament sheet.) Select the better score, hole by hole, from each round, circle it and total the circled scores for the total gross score. Deduct full handicap to determine the net score.

Prizes will be given to the first and second gross winners and to the first, second, third and fourth net winners. The first gross winner will have her name put on the “Golden Oak” plaque.

Note: Players may play only one round and still be eligible for the tournament. They will, however, be at a disadvantage since they will not have a second round opportunity to improve their score.

T & F | July 25, 26, 29, 30

Individual play: One-half handicap (maximum 18).

Actual score is posted hole by hole on the tournament card. On the tournament sheet, post only the scores for the nine holes beginning with the letters T & F (2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 13, 14 & 15). Deduct one-half handicap from that total. Do not round handicap. (For example, if handicap is 23, deduct 11.5.)

Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places gross and net.

DESIGNATED HITTER | August 1, 2, 5, 6

TThis is a net team event with foursomes or threesomes. Mark the tournament card with the appropriate number of “dots” as each player receives handicap strokes.

There will be a designated player for each hole, and this will rotate among the team members. Only that player’s score for that hole will be used. Other team members will play the hole, but their scores will not count for the team. Player #1 will play the first hole and record her net score. Then Player #2 will play the second hole and record her net score. Player #3 plays the third hole, and Player #4 plays the fourth hole. This order is then repeated for the balance of the round, with Player #1 playing the fifth hole, etc. The team score is the total net score from the designated players only. On the tournament card, circle the designated hole net scores.

Prizes will be awarded to the two lowest net team scores.

HATE ’EM | August 8, 9, 12, 13

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36).

Before teeing off, select one par 3, one par 4 and one par 5 that you “hate” and record a par on the tournament sheet and scorecard. Circle the selected holes on both the tournament sheet and scorecard. Record your actual scores as you play, with the exception of the “hated” holes, which will show a par. If you shoot a score lower than par on a “hated” hole, you must use par as your score, not the lower score. Total your tournament score to include the three holes adjusted to par.

The “hated” holes (those chosen as par) will not be used in the event of a tie. Prizes awarded to the six lowest net scores.

Prizes awarded to the six lowest net scores.

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (T*) | Tuesday, August 15th and Wednesday August 16th

The Club Championship is two days of stroke play for ALL flights. The championship will be played on Tuesday, August 16th and Wednesday, August 17th, with the following Tuesday or Wednesday reserved for the rain date.

This will be a gross only tournament, and prizes will be given to: Club Champion (the player with the lowest score for the tournament, regardless of flight), “A” flight winner, “B” flight winner, “C” flight winner and “D” flight winner.” In case of ties, players will continue to play in “sudden death” format until a winner is determined.

Flights are based on course handicaps as follows:
A Flight: 0-18 — B Flight: 19-24
C Flight: 25-30 — D Flight: 31 and higher

There must be a minimum of two players in each flight. Determination of flights may need to be adjusted based on the number of participants and their handicaps within each group.
The Tournament Committee Chairperson will make the pairings for all players for the first round according to handicap within flights. The final round of pairings will be based on standings within each flight.
In order to be eligible to compete in the Club Championship, each player must have submitted five scores from tournament play at Oak Hills. SCWGA and SNEWGA tournaments do not count toward the five required scores.
A player may not withdraw in the middle of a club championship round without good cause. When you sign up to play you must commit to the two-day tournament and the rain date. Any player who withdraws will be disqualified from competing in the Club Championship the following year.
In the event of rain, the tournament chairperson will make the decision to reschedule to the designated rain date, and she will notify all participants.

STROKE PLAY | August 22, 23, 26, 27

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36).

Post actual score hole by hole on tournament card and sheet. Total your gross score, and then deduct your current handicap.

Prizes awarded by Flights:
A/B Flight 1st Gross, 1st Net.
C/D Flight 1st Gross, 1st 2nd & 3rd Net.

EVEN/ODD PARTNERS | August 29, 30, September 2, 3

Team score: Full handicap (maximum 36).

This is a two-person team event. Partners will be assigned by the pairer. Prior to the start of the round, the partners must decide which player's score will count on all the even holes, and which will count on all the odd holes. Each player must stroke the scorecard hole-by-hole in accordance with her handicap. Both players play all 18 holes, but only the score of the applicable even or odd hole partner counts for the tournament.

Prizes will be awarded to the three lowest team scores.

FOUR CLUBS & A PUTTER | September 5, 6, 9, 10

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36).

Each player picks four clubs to use during their round, in addition to their putter and removes all other clubs from the bag. If you choose not to use your putter, you may not substitute another club in its place.

Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places gross and net. You are not required to post a handicap score for this tournament.

CHA-CHA-CHA | September 12, 13, 16, 17

This is a team event with foursomes or threesomes. Each team member plays her own ball throughout, but a 3-hole rotation determines how many scores are used to create the team score. On the first hole (cha), the one lowest gross score counts as the team score. On the second hole (cha-cha) the two lowest gross scores count as the team score. On the third hole (cha-cha-cha) the three lowest gross scores count as the team score. The rotation starts over again on the fourth hole. Total the team scores from all 18 holes as the final team score.

Prizes awarded to the two lowest scoring teams.

SAME BALL | September 19, 20, 23, 24

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36).

Each player must mark the ball they start with in a distinctive manner. This ball must be used during the entire round. If you lose the ball, mark on the card and tournament sheet on which hole the ball was lost, and on which shot (for example, 14th hole, 2nd shot). The ball is considered lost only if it cannot be found or retrieved. If it is found or retrieved, play can be continued with it, using the rules of golf for counting strokes. You may hit a provisional ball if the ball you started with might be lost or out of bounds. If the ball is out of bounds but retrievable, retrieve it and replace the provisional ball with the retrieved ball, taking the penalty strokes as they apply.

Post scores to tournament card & sheet. Deduct handicap from total gross score on tournament card & sheet. If you have lost the ball prior to completion of the round, enter just the hole and shot where the ball was lost as indicated above.

Prizes awarded to the six lowest net scores that complete the round with their starting ball. If less than six players achieve this, the remaining prizes will be awarded to the players who completed the most holes (and shots, in the event of a tie) with the starting ball.

STROKE PLAY | September 26, 27, 30, Oct 1

Individual play: Full handicap (maximum 36).

Post actual score hole by hole on tournament card and sheet. Total your gross score, and then deduct your current handicap.

Prizes awarded by Flights:
A/B Flight 1st Gross, 1st Net. C/D Flight 1st Gross, 1st , 2nd & 3rd Net.

MUTT & JEFF | October 3, 4, 7, 8

Individual play: One-half handicap (maximum 18).

Actual score is posted hole by hole on tournament card. Only the scores from par 3 and par 5 holes are posted on tournament sheet. Deduct one-half handicap from that total. Do not round handicap. For example, if handicap is 23, deduct 11.5 from score.

Prizes awarded by Flights:
A/B flight 1st gross, 1st net.
C/D flight 1st gross, 1st 2nd & 3rd net.

FIELD SHOTS | October 10, 11, 14, 15

Individual play: One-half handicap (maximum 18).

On the tournament card and sheet post all strokes (including penalties) except those made on the putting surface. If any part of the ball is touching the putting surface, it is deemed to be “on.” All putts must be holed out. If a ball that is on the putting surface should be putted off the putting surface, the stroke to get back on must be counted as a field shot.
Total the gross score and deduct one-half handicap. Do not round the result. For example, if the handicap is 23, deduct 11.5 from the gross score.

Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place gross and net.