The Tour consists of a series of Mens Seniors Open Events around the North West, all on a Monday, which tends not to clash with your regular Seniors roll up at your respective clubs.
The aim of the Tour is to bring together all the Gentlemen Senior golfers (age 55 ) around the North West, build friendships, play some lovely courses, enjoy yourselves, keep fit, and maybe pick up a prize or two along the way.
Seniors Golf is booming at the moment, and is great to see so many out playing competitively week on week. Each week there will be 4 main prizes up for grabs, but also a series of spot prizes, Nearest the Pins on all the course's par 3's, Longest Drive, Nearest the Pin in 2 Shots, and two special prizes for the best scores of pairings with a combined age of 140 years .
There are so many prizes to have a chance of winning, it really adds to the day and the motivation to play. Included in the entry fee of £40.00 per pair is your Comp Fee, Green Fee, a Bacon Sandwich and a Tea or Coffee, Twos Sweep, a Raffle Ticket and Order of Merit.
I hope you will agree, this is a bargain, and hopefully too good to miss!
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Tee Times from 10.00am to 2.30pm
Gents Fourball Betterball Stableford or Fourman Team events
9/10ths Handicap with a Maximum of 24 ( Must be Active under CONGU Rules)
Please bring Handicap Certificate
£40.00 per pair, which includes a Bacon Sandwich and a Cup of Tea or Coffee
The prizes will be made up of Golf Items, Beer or Wine, a total of 15 prizes, giving you at least a one in ten chance of winning depending on entries.
1st Prize - £40.00 Voucher each (Vouchers to be redeemed in any Pro's Shop)
2nd Prize - £30.00 Voucher each
3rd Prize - £20.00 Voucher each
4th Prize - £10.00 Voucher each
Best Gross - £15.00 Voucher each
Combined Age 140
1st Prize - £20.00 Voucher each
2nd Prize - £10.00 Voucher each
Best Front 9 Score - 3 Srixon Q-Star Tour Balls Each
Best Back 9 Score - 3 Srixon Q-Star Tour Balls Each
Nearest the Pins on all the Par 3's - 3 Srixon Z-Star Balls each
Longest Drive - 3 Srixon Z-Star Balls
Nearest The Pin in 2 Shots - 3 Srixon Z- Star Balls
Twos Competition - a choice of 3 Srixon Soft Feels, AD333's or Ultisofts, per Two
To make it fair for all players, and to give everyone a chance of winning a prize, the top 3 places will have their Tour Handicaps reduced after each event by the following:
1st Prize reduced by 15%
2nd Prize reduced by 10%
3rd Prize reduced by 5%
Win a FREE PLACE on the End of Season 2 Day Trip to Hawkstone Park in Shropshire
Each week, the top ten players will receive points 11 for first place down to 2 for tenth place, everybody who enters will earn a point automatically. The points are given individually, so you don't have to play with the same partner every week.
The Overall Winner will win a FREE PLACE on the Breadsall Priory 2 Day Trip.
The next 3 players on the Order of Merit will get a 50 % discount off the price of the Breadsall Priory Trip.
The player who has played in the most events will also qualify for the 50% Discount off the trip.
In the event of a tie in how many events have been played in, the player with the most points will win.