Divisions and Course Yardages
The event will be divided into multiple flights by age and/or gender based on number of entries received. Four sets of tees will be used, based on age, as follows. Exact distances are approximate and subject to change.
Boys 16-18 -- 6,800 yards
Boys 14-15 -- 6,500 yards
Boys 13 & Under / Men 55 & Under -- 6,000 yards
Girls 13-18 / Men 56 & Older -- 5,500 yards
Girls 12 & Under / Women -- 5,000 yards
Competition is an 18-hole stroke play event (no handicaps), best-ball format. Electric golf carts are included. Event will be a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
Entry Fee & Registration Deadline
The entry fee of $200 US per team includes tournament round (green & cart fees) for the parent and child, range balls before play, Optimist Golf gift package for both team members and an awards luncheon following play. The registration deadline is July 5, 2013.
Pre-registration is required. Registrations received after the July 5 deadline will be accepted on a space-available basis only. Registration is limited to a total of 60 teams. A wait list will be established if necessary. To register online, click here.
Full refund minus a $20 penalty any time before July 5, 2013. 50% refund any time between July 5-12. No refunds after July 12. Refund requests must be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Phase 1 -- Thursday, July 25 -- 7:00 am – 8:00 am
- Phase 2-- Tuesday, July 30 -- 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Rules and Regulations
The Parent-Child Classic will be played in accordance with all USGA and local course rules. A local rules sheet will be given to all players at tournament registration.
An awards luncheon will be held after completion of play (approximately 1:30 p.m.) in the Bella Lago room. Awards will be given in multiple age and/or gender flights. All ties will be decided by a scorecard playoff.
Since the Optimist Golf Parent-Child Classic is held on the morning of the arrival day of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships, arrangements can be made to adjust your hotel arrival date. The cost for early arrival is $125 per room per night, payable to Optimist International. If you have not yet registered for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships, please indicate your early arrival date when you register online. If you have already registered, please e-mail email@example.com to adjust your arrival date.
Questions or Inquiries
All questions or inquiries should be directed to the Optimist Golf office. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (314) 881-1307 or toll free (800) 500-8130, ext. 207.