36 Hole Events

We believe that by hosting low cost 36 hole events, the Buckeye Tour can give players regular competition on the best courses that Northern Ohio has to offer. We schedule these and all our events around Monday Qualifying and US Open Qualifiers. See projected payouts

Members

  • $565 + 3% processing fee before closing date 
  • $615+ 3% processing fee. ($50 late fee) after closing date

Non-Members

  • $640 + 3% processing fee before closing date
  • $690 + 3% processing fee after closing date

 

Entry Deadlines

Early Entries

Deadline 11:59pm the Monday prior to the event

Late Entries

Deadline 5:00pm the Tuesday prior to the event

AMATEUR PRICING

Amateurs may compete in any Buckeye Tour event, but will be limited to an “experience” basis only. Amateurs may not collect any monetary earnings, gift cards, pro-shop credit or likewise. There will be a limit of three (3) amateurs per event. In the event that we receive more than three (3) amateur entries we will create a waiting list in the order of received entries. Amateurs must contact a staff member to register for events. Amateur pricing is as follows:

  • 36 Hole Event: $225 + 3% processing fee

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Players will have following options to pay for events in 2017

Online

Players can pay online whether they are a member or non-member of the tour. Members, the website will only show you member pricing for each event once logged in.

Over the Phone

Players may call us to register for an event over the phone to process a credit / debit card. Players can call 336-392-4909 to do so

NO SHOWS/WITHDRAWALS

  • Players may withdraw for any reason without charge up to the closing date of each event.  Withdrawals after the the closing date shall result in a $50 penalty fee. Unless they have a viable reason (at the tour officials discretion)
  • Any player that has pre paid and fails to show shall forfeit their entry fee, unless they have a viable reason (at the tour officials discretion)
  • Any no show player will officially be disqualified and will have their entry applied that that events purse.

All players must have paid before their first tee shot is struck. Once a player has struck their first tee shot they will not be granted a refund.

PRIZE MONEY

The tour shall payout 33.33% of each field. All players must have correct tax documentation on file before a check can be made out. All players without a Tax ID number or Social Security number will receive a check minus 30% for taxes.

Checks will be mailed within 3 business days after completion of event, or players may request that they receive their check at the next event.

Minimum Event Purses

All events will pay out a minimum of 80% of Member Entry Fees.

Playoffs and Ties

Ties for the tournament title shall be decided by sudden death playoff after the completion of regulation play and all parties are scored. The procession of holes shall be at the tour official’s discretion.  All other ties, the monetary value of each subsequent position will be combined then divided by the number of players. I.E (5th+6th+7th /3) In the event that the play can not commence or be completed the title shall go to all parties and the money shall be split in accordance.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

At the unfortunate event of inclement weather, the tour will issue refunds provided that play for the entire field has not commenced.

If play is stopped due to inclement weather the tour will do its upmost to complete the schedule of play. If this is unable 36 hole events will be scored where possible over 33, 30, 27, or 18 holes. If 18 holes are unable to be completed players will receive a refund of entrance fee minus $35.

If play has been suspended for more than One (1) Hour players will have a 15-minute warm up period before play resumes providing that conditions permit the practice facilities can be open.

GOLF CART SAFETY AGREEMENT

Each individual that utilizes a golf cart for the tournament has a responsibility to ensure the cart is operated and maintained in a safe manner. Responsible driving requires concentration, sound judgement, and common sense on your part.  Don’t compromise your health and safety or the health and safety of others by operating carts irresponsibly.During the registration process, you will be prompted to approve a waiver stating you have read these rules and will observe them so accidents and injuries can be prevented.

Golf Cart Safety Agreement -Downloadable 

Riding Event

Players MUST ride if an event is designated a riding event. Groups will be limited to two (2) carts per group. Should a player have a caddy or spectator, they may ride with their player. In the event that there are more caddies/spectators that seats available, it is the decision of the group who will ride. The tour staff and officials will have no part in this decision.  

Caddies and spectators may NOT ride on the on the back of golf carts due to safety concerns.

CADDY RULE

Players may have a caddy at any event. Caddies must adhere to all rules that are set forth for the event and player. Caddies must also sign a Golf Cart Safety Agreement if they wish to drive.

CONDUCT

Any conduct unbecoming of professional golf shall be subject to fines. Players shall receive one warning of conduct infringement, upon the second violation players shall receive $75 fine deductable from their prize winnings of said event, if the player does not place, the fine will incur on their next entrance fee. Violations are as follows

  • Alcohol consumption during regulation play/scoring.
  • Any consumption of illegal drugs.
  • Club throwing/breaking, damage to any private property.
  • Excessive profanity, all other acts that is unbecoming of a professional
  • The Buckeye Tour and its officials have the discretion to distribute fines as deem fit.

PACE OF PLAY POLICY

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EQUIPMENT

All Buckeye Tour players must use conforming USGA clubs and equipment. Players must also adhere to the current groove regulations. Failure to do so shall result in instant disqualification.

ONE BALL RULE

The One Ball will be in effect for all Buckeye Tour events

During a stipulated round, the balls a player plays must be of the same brand and model as detailed by a single entry on the current List of Conforming Golf Balls.

Note: If a ball of a different brand and/or model is dropped or placed it may be lifted, without penalty, and the player must then proceed by dropping or placing a proper ball (Rule 20-6).

PENALTY FOR BREACH OF CONDITION:
Stroke play – Two strokes for each hole at which any breach occurred; maximum penalty per round – Four strokes (two strokes at each of the first two holes at which any breach occurred).

DRESS CODE

Players and Caddies must wear a collared shirt at all times, and it should remain tucked in. Shorts are permitted but must be of golfing nature (sport shorts not permitted). Soft spikes must be worn at all events, caddies are required to wear spike less shoes.

RANGE FINDERS AND GPS DEVICES

Range finders will be allowed at all Buckeye Tour events providing that they do not have the ability to measure other conditions.
ELECTRONIC MEASURING DEVICES: During any Buckeye Tour event a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional function is actually used.
GPS devices are permitted for use, under the same regulations of the range finders, penalties will be the same.

MOBILE PHONES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Buckeye Tourwants to maintain a progressive attitude towards technology. As we will have live scoring at events, for the first time we will allow players to check leaderboards with their mobile devices. Players are only allowed to use their devices for contacting tour officials, emergency calls or leaderboard results. If a players has been deemed to use their device for personal calls, text messages, photos, GPS Apps or to gain an unfair advantage it will result in their disqualification.

DISCLAIMER

Buckeye Tour and its officials are not responsible for lost, stolen or damage items at our host facilities or secondary venues.
It is the players’ responsibility for any damage they cause to the host venue or private property during a regulation event.
Once a decision has been made regarding any issue by a designated Buckeye Tour official it is deemed final.
By participating in a Buckeye Tour event you adhere to all the policies explained.

***Buckeye Tour retains the rights to amend any policies at any point during the season***