TGA Sweeps Rules

TACOMA GOLF ASSOCIATION SWEEPSTAKES     More Info…

WHERE HELD
Tacoma Golf Association sweepstakes are held monthly on Golf Courses that are currently members of the TGA. Entrance in all Sweeps can be made by calling the tournament pro shops beginning a week prior to play. Also your representative will get your tee time at the monthly delegate meeting from your club sign up sheet. A schedule of all TGA tournaments is posted at every member club along with individual tournament cards.

TOURNAMENTS 
Best ball twosomes or comparable competition is selected by member clubs and approved by TGA. Each player chooses his own partner in twosome competition. Partners are limited to 7 strokes differential. Cross entries are permitted. Play may be in 4-somes or 5-somes at the discretion of the club. All players must be in the tournament. 3-somes are allowed under emergency circumstances.

ELIGIBLE 
Participants must be members in good standing of a member club and players have a current USGA Slope handicap. Same pair of partners may play as many times as they wish, but only WIN ONCE.

GHIN cards must be shown on request at all events.

ENTRY FEE 
Entry fee is $8.00 plus green fees. No prepayments are used.

  • Entry fee breakdown                  
    • Prize Fund  –  $6.00
    • TGA General Fund  –  $1.25
    • Erv Marlow Jr. Scholar  –  $0.25
    • Junior Golf Fund  –  $0.25
    • Senior Golf Fund  –  $0.25
  • Scholarships to UPS and PLU are $500.00 annually!

DIVISIONS
The field is divided into 3 equal divisions according to handicap and Number of players. The first division is never over 9 but can be less. 1st division will be paid 50% Gross and 50% Net. All other divisions will be paid in Net. If the total Sweeps is over 350 a 4th division. Over 600 players a 5th division will be added.

PRIZE / SCHEDULE 
Prize checks are mailed to home clubs. Prize money paid on a basis of 350 entries. A team can win only one prize.  Low Gross of the Field 120. Divisions will start at $90 per team. $80 / $70 / $60 per team. Additional payoff as funds will allow.

RESULTS 
Information will be sent to the club Delegate one or two days after the end of the tournament, they will also be posted on our website .
FOR OTHER INFORMATIN REGARDING SWEEPS CALL: CHET HASTING (253) 922-7888

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