Six Flights of Golfers
Tiger Woods Division - Normally scores in the 70s.
Charlie Sifford Division - Normally scores in the low to mid 80s.
Calvin Peete Division - Normally scores in the upper 80s to mid 90s.
Lee Elder Division - Normally scores in the mid 90s to the low 100s.
Ted Rhodes Division - Senior Division-Golfers who are over 70 years old whose handicap is 15+. Normally score 87 or more.
Renee Powell Division - Ladies with handicaps of 15+ normally score 87 or more.
Friday 7/28 - Harborside International Golf Club (Starboard Course)
For those golfers who prefer an early morning round, sign up for the 8am tee time. Range balls and carts will be available for both tee times. You will be playing in foursomes and will be grouped with golfers from your own flight. Pairings will be announced two weeks prior to the event.
Each golfer is competing against those within his division for the first round lead in the tournament. The leaderboard will be posted on our website at djchuckdog.com, on our facebook page, and in the clubhouse of our Saturday courses. You will be able to see it once you arrive on Saturday.
The Harborside Skins Competition pits all 288 golfers against each other for Friday only! Yeah all 288 of you are vying for your share of the $6,000 prize pot. Our Harborside Par 3 Closest to the Pin Contest pays $700 to the golfer who can hit the best shot on each of the four par threes. To make it fair for all golfers, we've adjusted which tee box each division will play from ON THE PAR 3'S ONLY!.
PAR 3 TEE BOXES will be played as follows:
Saturday 7/29 - Whisper Creek Golf Club
288 golfers cannot fit on one course at one time, so we will be splitting our groups for both our round 2 (Saturday), and our final round (Sunday). Only the Ladies, Rhodes, and Elder Division golfers will be at Whisper Creek on Saturday. The below information pertains to those golfers only.
Whisper Creek Saturday Skins Competitions
There are two skin pots for Saturday at Whisper Creek. The first is an overall skin pot with all golfers in the Elder, Rhodes, and Powell Divisions. These are the only golfers playing this course on Saturday. Winners will win their share of the $1,500 prize in the Whisper Creek Saturday Conference Skin Competition. The second skin pot is flighted. So each division pits is players against each other for their share of the $400 per division, in the Whisper Creek Saturday Divisional Skin Competition.
Whisper Creek Saturday CTP Contest
There is only one CTP contest on Saturday at Whisper Creek and all three divisions (Elder, Rhodes, & Powell are all competing against each other for the $800 total prize ($200 per hole).
Saturday 7/29 - Red Tail Golf Club
Because our entire field of 288 golfers cannot all play on one course at one time, we must split our field. Golfers in the Sifford, Woods, and Peete Divisions will be playing Red Tail on Saturday.
Golfers are paired based upon their 1st round scores. So those at the top of their field will be paired with each other and so on. Each is playing to obtain the lead going into Sunday's final round. After the round, feel free to stick around to view the leaderboard (once complete) and see who won prizes.
Red Tail Saturday Skin Competition
There are two skin pots for Saturday at Red Tail. The first is an overall skin pot with all golfers in the Woods, Sifford, and Peete Divisions. These are the only golfers playing this course on Saturday. Winners will win their share of the $1,500 prize in the Red Tail Saturday Conference Skin Competition. The second skin purset is flighted. So each division pits is players against each other for their share of the $400 per division, in the Red Tail Saturday Divisional Skin Competition.
Red Tail Saturday CTP Contest
There is only one CTP contest on Saturday at Red Tail and all three division (Woods, Sifford, & Peete) are all competing against each other for the $800 total prize ($200 per hole). However, please notice that Sifford and Peete Division golfers will be playing from the BLUE tees on all par threes, while Woods Division golfers will remain at the BLACK tees for par 3s.
Sunday 7/30 Red Tail Golf Club
Our final round. Just like in our second round, you will be paired with those that are near you on the leaderboard. MAY THE BEST PLAYER WIN!!! Each division will have it's own battles as we will award six winners, (Elder, Rhodes, Powell) one from each division to hoist there very own Chicagoland Golf Classic cup!! All ties will be broken in a sudden death format on Whisper Creek's Par 3-17th Hole. Upon finishing the round at Red Tail, ALL GOLFERS ARE TO PROCEED DIRECTLY TO WHISPER CREEK FOR OUR AWARDS DINNER BANQUET.
Red Tail Sunday Skin Competition
Similarly to Saturday's round there is also a Sunday Course Skin competition at Red Tail, featuring the Lee Elder, Ted Rhodes, and Renee Powell Division golfers. The total skin purse for Sunday will be $1,500. Additionally there is also our Red Tail Sunday Divisional Skin Competition with a total skin purse of a minimum $400 per division.
Red Tail Sunday CTP Contest
Playing against all golfers at Red Tail Sunday, allows the golfer who hits the best shot on each of the four par 3's to collect his/her share of the $800 total prize/$200 per hole. Just like on Saturday, the Elder, Rhodes, and Powell Division golfers will battle it out. PLEASE NOTE: All golfers regardless of flight will be playing from the WHITE tee boxes on all par 3's.
Sunday 7/30 Whisper Creek Golf Club
Our final round. Just like in our second round, you will be paired with those that are near you on the leaderboard. MAY THE BEST PLAYER WIN!!! Each division will have it's own battles as we will award six winners, (Peete, Sifford, & Woods) one from each division to hoist there very own Chicagoland Golf Classic cup!! All ties will be broken in a sudden death format on Whisper Creek's Par 3-17th Hole.
Whisper Creek Sunday Skins Competition
Similarly to Saturday's round there is also a Sunday Course Skin competition at Whisper Creek featuring the Woods, Peete, and Sifford Division golfers. The total skin purse for Sunday will be $1,500. Additionally there is also our Whisper Creek Sunday Divisional Skin Competition with a total skin purse of a minimum $400 per division.
Whisper Creek Sunday CTP Contest
Playing against all golfers at Whisper Creek on Sunday, allows the golfer who hits the best shot on each of the four par 3's to collect his/her share of the $800 total prize/$200 per hole. Just like on Saturday, the Peete, Sifford, and Woods Division golfers will battle it out. PLEASE NOTE: Tiger Woods Division golfers will be playing from the PINE tees on all par 3's.
After Sunday's final round, all golfers will convene at Whisper Creek Golf Club for our Dinner/Awards Presentation. All prizes will be given at this time. The dollar amount of each prize will be determined by the number of players in each field. But on average, the top 5 golfers in each division will split $2,000. In our larger fields the prize for first place will exceed $1,000, and you will also win the Chicagoland Golf Classic cup.
How Much To Pay - How to Pay
The total cost to play for all three days is $350. This includes EVERYTHING! (Golf, Skins, CTP, Dinner) except your membership on myscorecard.com. If you are already a member of myscorecard.com, then see below for instructions on how to join our group. If you are not a member, simply click on any myscorecard.com, link and join . The fee for myscorecard.com is $9.95.
You can pay either the entire $350 today, or you can pay the $100 NON REFUNDABLE deposit. To do this, go to paypal.com, and click on sending money to friends and family and pay the requested amount. Send your payment to firstname.lastname@example.org. If using Chase Quick Pay, send your money to email@example.com. Either way works. Thank you and we look forward to a wonderful tournamnent with your participation.
Determination of Flight
This is a matter we take very seriously. In order to play in the 2017 Chicagoland Golf Classic YOU MUST be a member of our MYSCORECARD.COM, group. And log at least 10 rounds BEFORE July 15, 2017. So you will have from now till July 15th to input those rounds. If you fail to do so, your money will be refunded minus your $100 non-refundable deposit, which includes your $10 myscorecard.com. fee. This allows everyone to see the scores you post as well as the courses you've played. But this is NOT the only way we will determine flights.
In addition to viewing scores posted in our myscorecard.com handicapping group, we will also speak with the golfer himself, as well as a few of his group members/friends to help us assess his game. For those that have played with us before, we will also use prior tournament and non-tournament history as another determining factor.
AS TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FLIGHT GOLFERS BASED ON THE ABOVE STATED RULES. THIS IS DONE TO MAKE THIS EVENT AS FAIR AS POSSIBLE.
It is mandatory that you join our myscorecard.com group. If you are already registered on myscorecard.com, log into your account then click find or join club. Club ID is CHGOLANDCLSC and password is tcgc.
The 2017 Chicagoland Golf Classic
Friday July 28, 2017 - Sunday July 30, 2017
Harborside International Golf Course
Red Tail Golf Club
Whisper Creek Golf Club
A 3-day 54 hole tournament with $30,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs!!