4th Oregon Four-Ball Championship | Oregon Golf Association

Eligibility

WOMEN: Entries are open to female amateur golfers with USGA Handicap Indexes™ of 36.4 or less. The Women’s Division is limited to the first 24 sides, age 13 or older as of July 14, 2019

OPEN: Entries are open to amateur golfers with USGA Handicap Indexes™ of 10.0 or less. The Open Division is limited to the first 48 sides, age 13 or older as of July 14, 2019

SENIOR MEN: Entries are open to amateur golfers with USGA Handicap Indexes™ of 15.1 or less. The Senior Men’s Division is limited to the first 24 sides, age 50 or older as of July 14, 2019

All contestants must be members in good standing of an OGA Member Club. Entries will be accepted according to the lowest Teams USGA Handicap Indexes™ as of the entry deadline.

Format

Four-Ball: A competition in which two competitors play as partners, each playing his/her own ball. The lower score of the partners is the score for the hole. If one partner fails to complete the play of a hole, there is no penalty.

One round of stroke play qualifying for all divisions to determine flights and seeding for match play. There is a drop flight after the first round of matches. All sides guaranteed 2 rounds of match play. Championship flights in each division will be limited to the following:

WOMEN: The low 16 sides from stroke play qualifying will advance to the Championship Flight, with the remaining entrants placed in single elimination match play flights according to score.
OPEN: The low 32 sides from stroke play qualifying will advance to the Championship Flight, with the remaining entrants placed in single elimination match play flights according to score.
SENIOR MEN: The low 16 sides from stroke play qualifying will advance to the Championship Flight, with the remaining entrants placed in single elimination match play flights according to score.

Fee

$300 per team

The player registering for this Championship will be charged the full amount when the team is processed.

Fee Details

Entry fee must accompany your entry and will include:

  • 4 Rounds of golf - One practice round and three guaranteed rounds of competition (Stroke play qualifying and 2 Match Play rounds)
  • Tee Prizes
  • Special awards from Jones Sports Co. will be issued to the Open, Women's and Senior Men's Champions

Refunds are NOT available after the closing date of June 26th, except for documented medical reasons. All refunds are subject to a $20.00 administrative fee.

Deadline Details

Entries will be accepted according to the date of receipt of entry and entry fee. Entries must reach the OGA office by 5pm on June 26th. Entries by telephone, fax, or email must accompany payment and must be received by 5pm of the deadline. Online entries are accepted until midnight. Late entries will be accepted and placed on an alternate's list to fill spots if they become available up until a time that the OGA Staff establishes. Late entries will not be accepted unless they are accompanied by the correct entry fee, plus an additional fee of $25. Contestants must contact the OGA in order to submit a late entry.

Schedule of Events

SUNDAY, JULY 14: 18-Hole Stroke Play Qualifying
MONDAY, JULY 15: Round 1 of Match Play

TUESDAY, JULY 16: (a.m.) Round 2 of Match Play
TUESDAY, JULY 16: (p.m.) Quarterfinals (Open - Champ)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17: (a.m.) Semifinals (Open - Champ)/ Semifinals (Women - Champ/Senior - Champ)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17: (p.m.) Finals

Practice Round Details

Practice round details will become available when determined by the OGA Championship Department & the golf course.

Lodging

To book a hotel reservation, please click HERE. You will be prompted to enter your GHIN # to create a profile which will allow you access to the site. Click on the Tournament Hotels link to search for hotels. OGA Members receive exclusive discounts at hotels and resort properties through a partnership with Affinity Travel Benefits.

Performance Points

Points for the 2019 Oregon Four-Ball Championship will count for the following team competitions: the 2019 Hudson Cup Team, the 2020 Morse Cup Team, and the 2020 PNGA Cup Team. All points awarded from the men’s or women's performance points schedule will count towards senior men’s or senior women's points.

Men's Performance Points Schedule

Women's Performance Points Schedule

Senior Men's Performance Points Schedule

Date: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: 
Emerald Valley Golf Club
83301 Dale Kuni Rd.
Creswell, OR 97426
Past Champions List: 
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