To encourage Senior golfers to join in a competition with one another for a fun day once a week during the summer at Highland and Riverside golf courses. Play begins late April and continues until the first of October.
Any senior who is the age of 50 and above shall be eligible. Players’ do not have to have an established handicap to start play. If you don’t have a handicap one will be calculated for you using 80% of stated 18-hole score. Players need to complete a membership form and pay an annual fee, $15.00 if paid before May 1st, $25.00 after May 1st. before starting play.
Handicaps will be calculated using information from the World Handicap System. Each golf course has a different course rating and slope for each tee. This makes it more equitable between all the golf courses. Maximum handicap is 45. Minimum points 10 for Chicago format.
Format shall be Net play, Chicago, or others to be determined, with two (2) divisions, “Senior” and “Super Senior”. The Senior division will start at age 50. The Super Senior division will start at age 70 and above. Players turning 70 before October 1, shall move to the Super Seniors division, front tees, at the start of the year. If there are twenty (20-25) or more players in any division, then an additional flight(s) will be created. USGA rules will be used.
Foursomes are recommended. However single players and twosomes will be placed with others to complete a full foursome. Mixed groups, Seniors & Super Seniors are discouraged. If you are playing in a five some you will start at the back of the tournament. Pace of Play shall be 4 hours 15 minutes.