FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Father / Son
Uncle / Nephew
Grandfather / Grandson
Stepfather / Stepson
Father / Son-In-Law
Mother / Daughter
Aunt / Niece
Grandmother / Granddaughter
Stepmother / Stepdaughter
Mother / Daughter-In-Law
Uncle / Niece
Grandfather / Granddaughter
Stepfather / Stepdaughter
Father / Daughter-In-Law
Aunt / Nephew
Grandmother / Grandson
Stepmother / Stepson
Mother / Son-In-Law
*Any combination of players are allowed on a team as long as there is a generation gap between them, they do not need to be related.
With your entry fee you’ll receive a welcome gift bag valued at over $500 per team (each player will receive shirt/hat, balls, $150 gift card & more), three rounds of golf with lunch following, and be able to attend wonderful banquets after play with food and drink!
Each participant will receive a $150 Family Golf Week gift card as part of their welcome gift bag.
The Family Golf Week gift card is valid for our Family Golf Week Online Store, as well as the Family Golf Week store on site during the event.
The Family Golf Week gift card is also valid at the host golf courses beginning July 9th. It can be used for practice rounds, food & drink, merchandise and more!
All gift cards will be mailed to the address on file from registration promptly after team payment is received, starting in the early spring.
You may book practice rounds in advance for $55 by calling each golf course directly. Players have the option to pay with your gift card upon arrival.
The Father Son tournament will be comprised of three divisions: Super Senior, Senior, and National, with approximately 24 flights.
- National Division participants (59 and under) will play the nearest tee box to 6,200 yds.
- Senior Division participants (60+) will play the nearest tee box to 5,800 yds.
- Super Senior Division participants (70+) will play the nearest tee box to 5,400 yds.
- Super Senior Division participants (80+) will play the shortest tee box on the golf course.
- Junior participants (7-11 years old) will play the shortest tee box on the golf course.*
- Women will play approx 5,000 yards or the default ladies tee box.
*The oldest team player will determine your division in the tournament unless you are in the Super Senior or Senior Divisions and want to compete in the National Division. All teams that want to compete for the National Championship will require BOTH players to play from the Standard tees regardless of age with exception to juniors under 12. You may drop down from a Senior Division to the National Division on your handicap submission form. There is not a specific junior division. The eldest players age will determine the division.
The Parent Child Team Classic will feature one division broken down by team handicap as needed based on participation.
Thursday, July 14, 2022 – Two Person Better Ball
Each player plays their own ball. Each team will have two scores per hole. The counting score will be the team’s best score per hole– GROSS only.
Handicaps will be determined by taking 80% of a player’s tournament handicap. All other USGA and local rules will apply.
Friday, July 15, 2022 – Two Person Captains Choice
After best shot is selected by the team members, the other ball may be placed with in six inches of where the chosen ball lay, not nearer the hole and not on the putting green. On the putting green the other ball must be placed on the spot where the chosen ball lay.
Handicaps have been determined by combining both tournament handicaps and taking 30% of that total. All other USGA and local rules will apply.
Saturday, July 16, 2022 – Modified Alternate Shot
Both players will hit a tee shot and select a ball to play. Players will then alternate shots from the tee shot forward until the ball is holed. One score for each hole to determine the team score.
Handicaps have been determined by combining both tournament handicaps and taking 40% of that total. All other USGA and local rules will apply.
Teams will be flighted for competition based upon the team’s handicap total.
All participants must have a verifiable handicap. We will accept USGA handicap cards, personal ID#’s for systems such as GHIN, MSGA, CDGA or other tracking systems that show the date of play and score.
This is for the benefit of the entire field. Please note that it is the responsibility of individual participants to provide their handicap information/ form to the tournament committee.
Handicap verification forms will be e-mailed. Please make sure to have your handicap verification form returned in a timely manner. Teams that fail to have these forms in by the deadline may be penalized.
The tournament committee will make every attempt to assist you in this process. If you or your son do not have an established handicap, please send in as many scorecards as possible and our tournament committee will calculate one for you.
Please contact us if you have any concerns regarding handicaps, (800) 506-7511.
All handicaps are monitored by the Tournament Committee and are subject to change if handicaps are not established by a golf professional or the USGA.
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Tee times will run from 8:00AM to 10:00AM on a double tee for rounds 1 and 2, and Saturdays final round will be an 8:45AM shotgun start.
Yes, word of mouth has always been our best marketing tool! Teams that refer other teams will be rewarded $100 off the following tournament year entry fee ($50/pp). To be considered, neither participant on the referred team may have played in the event at any point in time. All referrals must properly list the referring team during registration. No credit will be rewarded after a registration has been processed. Want us to do the leg work for you? Fill out this quick form to tell a friend all about the tournament. All you need is their e-mail address!
Yes! If you are a PGA, LPGA, GCSAA member or a member of one of the 23 East Coast Golf Management properties, you may participate for an entry fee of $895 as a returning team or $995 as a new team! Verification of membership is required upon entry.
Cancel requests received:
-Between registration & end of day June 30th, 2022 will be refunded minus a $350 processing fee (Players will keep their gift cards).
-Between July 1st, 2022 and July 11th, 2022 will be refunded minus a $500 processing fee (Players will keep their gift cards).
-After July 11th, 2022 no refunds are provided for any reason.
You must cancel by e-mail to email@example.com or in writing to Family Golf Week, 2051 Golf Academy Way, N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.
Inclement Weather Policy. Every effort will be made to complete each day’s event. There is always a chance of thundershowers and suspension of play. The professional staff at that site will keep you advised. Play will resume as soon as it is safe to return to the golf course. In the case of a cancelled round, continue with next day’s assigned course. Completion of at least one round will constitute final tournament results.
Additionally, one round of tournament play will constitute a completed tournament in the event of prolonged inclement weather. No refunds or exchanges will be made if the tournament is cancelled or shortened due to weather, nature or act of God. Should severe weather (i.e. hurricane, natural disaster, or other act of God) require the entire tournament to be cancelled prior to the first day of play, participants will receive their Player Tee Gift by mail along with a discounted entry fee of $200 for the following year’s tournament.
You can reach us by phone at 1-800-506-7511 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org!