Tournament Formats

BANFF SPRINGS GOLF CLUB
MEN’S NIGHT TOURNAMENT FORMATS

Opening Night On Stanley Thompson
Stroke play. No Handicaps. Two- man teams with points for hitting fairways and minus points for the number of putts.

First Mens Night
Stroke play. No Handicaps. Each hole is set up as a KP with $50 for the KP with 3 handicap groups used. 0 12, 13-21 and 22+ Cash KP’s.

Bray/McCullough (3 Rounds)
Stroke play. Full Handicaps.
Bray – 2 low gross scores out of 3. Bob Bray was the Club Champion for many years.
McCullough – 2 low net scores out of 3. Casper McCullough was the Golf Course Superintendent for many years.

Club Championship Qualifier & Final
Stroke play. No Handicaps. Only the low 16 scores qualify. Ties will be decided using the Golf Canada recommended tie breaking formula on pages 143 & 144 in the Golf Canada Rule Book. Players are then seeded according to their scores that day. All matches are played from the Black Tees. These matches can be played any day, but MUST be played by the date set on the sheet in the Men’s Locker Room. The Championship final will be 36 holes played the same day.

The next 16 low scores will play in the 1st Flight Championship. Seeding is the same as for the Championship Flight. All matches are played from the White Tees. These matches can be played any day, but MUST be played by the date set on the sheet in the Men’s Locker Room.

Melissa’s/Spence Best Ball
Stroke play. Two-man teams consisting of a low and high handicap player drawn by a hat. The team handicap will be ¾ of the combined handicaps.

Captain’s Pin
The tournament format is selected by the captain.

Middle Age (40-54), Senior (55-64), Super Senior (65+) Championships (2 rounds)
Stroke play. Full handicaps. Each group will have both a low gross and a low net total score winner. For those not old enough, there will be another format played.

Fairmont Modified Stableford (2 rounds)
Stroke play. Full Handicaps. Players are awarded points according to your score against par (71) with your handicap.

Triple 6
Stroke play. Two-man teams play 18 holes using the following three formats for their scores.
Holes 1-6 Best Ball
Holes 7-12 Scramble
Holes 13-18 Alternate Shot

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Stroke play. Course set up:
Holes 1-6 use the red tees
Holes 7-12 use the white tees
Holes 13-18 use the blue tees
Pin placements will go from easy to difficult as you change tees.

Gourlay’s Scotch Best Ball
Stroke play. Two-man teams consisting of a low and a high handicap player drawn by a hat. Both tee off, select the best drive and play scramble to the green. Once on the green, it’s alternate shot.

Thompson Shield
Match play. Full Handicaps. Staff vs. Men’s Members 3 points per match.
1-Front 9
1-Back 9
1-For the 18

President’s Cup
Match play. Full Handicaps. Draw by hat. Players play matches to be completed by a specific date. These matches can be played any day, but MUST be played by the date set on the sheet in the Men’s locker room.

RCGA rules govern all play.
Men’s nights are played from the white tees.
When in an elk print in a bunker, you can lift, rake and place, free of charge. Rocks in bunkers can be removed, free of charge.
Only RCGA approved yardage devices are permitted during all Club tournaments.
These are brief descriptions. Tournaments and formats may change.

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