2017 Senior Association Schedule


The 2017 Golf Association schedule offers a wide variety of tournaments and formats for all ability levels.  This is a great chance to meet new people and have fun while improving your  overall golfing ability. All tournaments are subject to change so please call the golf shop or watch news bulletins for more information on each SGA event.
 
There are 11 points events planned for the SGA this year with a wide variety of formats that include gross and net divisions unless otherwise specified.  Points will be awarded throughout the year to participants in each tournament.  The ten (10) highest point totals for the year will qualify for the Shootout tournament. *Denotes a point's tournament. To sign up it is important to call by 12:00PM Monday before a Wednesday SGA event.  Only a set number of tee times will be available, so it is important to sign up early! 
 
DATE EVENT/FORMAT
   
   
April 12 *3 Club Tournament
Net event with only 3 clubs in the bag.
   
May 10 *Spring Member-Member
2-Man Best Ball using the 6,6,6 formula (6 holes captain's choice, 6 holes alternate shot, 6 holes best ball). Field will be divided in 1/2 based on total handicap.
   
May 24 *Spring Challenge
Individual Net & Gross Divisions. Also seeding for the Senior Match Play 
   
June 14 *Member-Guest
2-Man Best Ball utilizing the Stableford System
May 31, June 1,3,7,8,10 RVGHOF Qualifying
36-hole individual gross score. Take 2 best scores out of 4 rounds.
   
July 19 *Flag Tournament
Individual Stroke Play plus your handicap
   
August 2 *Score plus Putts
Total net score plus putts
   
August 9 *Green, Grey & Maroon
Gross and net individual stroke play using the Green, Grey and Maroon tees.
August 16,17 *Club Championship
36 hole individual gross and net.
Club Champion determined by gross score only
   
September 13 *Beat the Pro
Individual net score against the pro's gross score
   
September 20 *Fall Member-Member
2-Man Best Ball gross and net
   
October 11 *Fall Challenge
Individual Gross & Net
   
October 25 9 Hole Points Shoot-Out
Top 10 Highest points leaders will qualify for the Points Shootout
   
   
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  • All tournaments and events are subject to change.
  • All events start at 9AM unless otherwise noted. 

2017 Senior Match Play Championship Information
 
The 2017 Senior Match Play Championship is open to all members of the Hanging Rock Senior Golf Association.  There will be 2 flights. Each flight will consist of 16 golfers.  Flight qualifying will be your score from the Spring Challenge on May 24th.  Seeding will be based on your NET score. If there are less than 16 people to sign up for the qualifier in the Spring Challenge then the top seeds will be given a bye. 
 
There is no entry fee to qualify for the Match Play.  Successful qualifiers for the Match Play pay a $20 entry fee.  100% of the entry fee will be applied to 1st through 5th place gift certificates and trophies for 1st and 2nd place.
 
Format - Single Match Play rules will govern play in the stroking off the lower handicap of the two in the match.  (Use Hanging Rock's current month's USGA Handicap Index to determine the handicap to be used for each player in the match. All matches must be played from the Grey tees.  Ball may be moved one club length in your own fairway.
 
All first round matches must be completed by June 30th. Second round matches must be completed by July 31st.  Third round matches must be completed by August 31st.  
 
All matches must be held at Hanging Rock.  A date must be mutually agreed upon by both competitors.  It is each player's responsibility to schedule a match with their opponent.  If both participants equally tried to schedule the matches but failed to complete the match by the deadline, a coin toss by the professional staff will determine who advances to the next round on the 1st day of the following month.
 
Match Play Points
Everyone attempting to qualify will receive 25 points.  In addition the successful Match Play qualifiers will receive points as follows: 
 
1st 100 points
2nd 90 points
3rd 80 points
4th 70 points
5th & ties 60 points
6th & ties 50 points


2017 Senior Golf Association Tournament Information

Each player will be awarded points each tournament based on their net finish. The ten (10) highest point totals for the year will qualify for the Shootout tournament.
 
ALL TOURNAMENTS AND EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
 
Points are awarded based on player's individual net score.

All Senior tournaments will have two divisions based on the handicaps of the field for each tournament. All play will be from the grey tees. Tournament prizes will be awarded in Hanging Rock Golf Club gift certificates. Gift certificates may be redeemed for merchandise only.
 
Points are awarded to each flight independently then all players are combined into the overall points contest.

Points breakdown:
                1st              100
                2nd             95
                3rd              90
                4th              85
                5th              80

Points then decrease by increments of 3 until 50. Points then decrease by increments of 2.
*Two day tournaments will result in point being awarded for each day's net score.
Last place points for each tournament are equal to the lowest point total of the flight with the least number of players.
 
The top 10 Points Leaders at the end of the season qualify for the Association Shoot-Out. The Shoot-Out is a 9 hole shootout  based on players' gross scores. The highest score each hole is eliminated. Ties for high score are broken by a chip off. Farthest from the pin in the chip off is eliminated. This continues until the final hole and last two remaining participants. A tie on the final hole will result in a  playoff hole to be repeated until one player wins. Prizes are awarded to each player participating in the shootout.