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This Tournament hosted at
Riverview Golf and Country Club is often played the weekend prior to Fathers Day. This golf tournament is a primary fundraising event for the local chapter of the Special Olympics. The event consists of a Friday practice round of golf and Saturday and Sunday team competition.
After Sunday's final team round of golf the Professionals in both the Open and Senior divisions who've had a good weekend can make the "Cut" and continue to Monday's final individual round. Low Armatures including the low Senior Amateurs also have the opportunity to make the cut and continue playing on Monday for their respective titles. A memorable Monday it is for all with the Overall Tournament Winner being recognized Monday afternoon.
Up to 36 Professional Golfers including Club Pro's and Mini Tour players fight it out for the $5000 first place purse. There is also a Senior Pro category available also for those who qualify.
Amateurs: The amateurs can have a great time over the Saturday and Sunday tournament with the prize fund rewarding those teams who performed well. The Low Amateurs have an opportunity to make the cut and play with the Professionals in the Monday final round.
Format: Teams of 5 players consisting of 4 amateurs and 1 pro compete over 2 days.
Saturday's format counts 1 gross ball, 2 net balls combined.
Sunday's format counts 2 net balls for a combined score.
After each Saturday and Sunday round of golf, team winners are announced and rewarded from the prize fund based upon that individual day's results.
Additional events also include a putting contest, Helicopter ball drop, and as is the case in most events you may "quietly" find a wager or two to be had. Multiple meals are included and adult beverages are available for those who partake in such things.
There is an optional Horse Race on Friday afternoon that includes the pro and the teams low amateur against other teams top two players. At the same time there is a second Horse Race held with the three remaining team members from each team against the other teams remaining members. You'd want to participate in these fun filled events for sure.