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Golden Horseshoe Golf Club Releases Golf Event Schedule

GOLDEN HORSESHOE GOLF CLUB RELEASES GOLF EVENT SCHEDULE

Opportunities for Competition in Five Upcoming Events Throughout the Year

 

Williamsburg, VA (May 3, 2018) – Golden Horseshoe Golf Club and Colonial Williamsburg Resorts announced its schedule of five exciting opportunities for participants to play in competitive golf events at the property in 2018.  The events schedule which is open for public players, members and hotel guests focuses on fun, friendly competition at the award-winning golf venues at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club.

 

The event schedule is as follows:

 

26th Annual Golden Horseshoe Invitational

Saturday, July 14 & Sunday, July 15, 2018

The premier amateur team event of the year in the Mid-Atlantic Region is back at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club.  Two person teams compete for two days on the award-winning Gold Course (home to numerous NCAA, VSGA and USGA Championships).

Tournament Details:

  • 36-hole, four-ball (two person best ball) stroke play format.
  • Both rounds on The Gold Course.
  • Competition in Open, Senior (age 50 and over) and Super Senior (age 65 and over) Divisions.
  • Field size is limited to 56 two person teams.
  • USGA Handicap is not required but will be used for pairings.
  • Opening night reception
  • BBQ lunch following play on Saturday
  • Prizes for winning teams depending on field size in each division
  • Special Practice round rate of $59 per player

 

$549 per team (2 people) – tournament only

$415.50 per person – tournament and room at The Griffin Hotel at Colonial Williamsburg Resorts (2 nights, double occupancy – single occupancy rates available)

Entry Deadline is July 12, 2018

 

 

 

26th Annual Jones Cup Parent / Child Tournament

Saturday, July 21 & Sunday, July 22, 2018

This fun filled two day, two person team event is played over both championship courses at Golden Horseshoe with two exciting formats.  For the first time ever, the Jones Cup will expand its competition as a parent / child event.  Eligible teams will be comprised of parent / child, stepparent / stepchild, parent-in-law / child-in-law, or grandparent / grandchild.  Competitors vie to have their names added to the coveted Jones Cup, a silver trophy crafted by a local silversmith who has worked with engraving on the famed Ryder Cup.

Tournament Details:

  • 36-hole event
  • Round 1 Green Course – four-ball (two person best ball) format
  • Round 2 Gold Course - modified alternate shot format
  • Players must have a valid USGA handicap to compete for prizes.
  • Opening night reception
  • BBQ lunch following play on Saturday
  • Prizes for net and gross winners
  • Special practice round pricing - $50 per player on Green Course - $75 on Gold Course – children 18 and under play free with a paying adult for practice rounds.

 

$249.50 per person – tournament only

$368.50 per person – tournament and room at The Griffin Hotel at Colonial Williamsburg Resorts (2 nights, double occupancy – single occupancy rates available)

Entry deadline is July 18, 2018

 

Inaugural Golden Horseshoe Pro-Am Patriot Cup

Monday, October 15 & Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Launching in 2018, this new event will allow club professionals from all over the country to compete with three amateurs on the award-winning Gold Course while experiencing all that the Colonial Williamsburg Resort has to offer.  The 36-hole competition will be played using the best two scores of four on every hole.

Tournament Details:

  • 36-hole event on The Gold Course
  • Field limited to 25 four-person teams (one professional and three amateurs).
  • Players must have a valid USGA handicap to compete for prizes.
  • Opening night reception and pairings party
  • Player gifts
  • Awards reception following play on Tuesday
  • Prizes for net and gross winners

 

$1240 per team (1 professional and 3 amateurs) – tournament only

$449 per person – tournament and room at The Griffin Hotel at Colonial Williamsburg Resorts (2 nights, double occupancy – single occupancy rates also available)

Entry deadline is October 13, 2018

 

26th Annual Couples Invitational

Monday, November 5 & Tuesday, November 6, 2018

A congenial golf gathering that always delivers plenty of enjoyment as well as challenges on both The Green and The Gold Course. The 36-hole Couples Tournament plays the first round in Captain’s Choice format and the second round in four-ball format.  Flights are based on the total handicap of each team.

Tournament Details:

  • 36-hole event
  • Round 1 Green Course – captain’s choice (scramble) format
  • Round 2 Gold Course – four-ball (two person best ball) format
  • Players must have a valid USGA handicap to compete for prizes.
  • Competitors will be flighted based on total team handicap
  • Opening night reception
  • BBQ lunch following play on Monday
  • Prizes for net and gross winners

 

$249.50 per person – tournament only

$388.50 per person – tournament and room at The Griffin Hotel at Colonial Williamsburg Resorts (2 nights, double occupancy)

Entry deadline is October 30, 2018

 

Fall Military Invitational

Saturday, November 10 & Sunday, November 11, 2018

Popular with military members and friends, the tournament requires that the two-person amateur teams must have at least one active-duty, retired, or reserve military or National Guard member.  Both rounds will be played on The Green Course.

Tournament Details:

  • 36-hole event
  • Round 1 - captain’s choice (scramble) format
  • Round 2 - four-ball (two person best ball) format
  • Players must have a valid USGA handicap to compete for prizes
  • Competitors will be flighted based on round 1 scores
  • Prizes for net and gross winners

 

$124.50 per person – tournament only

$263.50 per person – tournament and room at The Griffin Hotel at Colonial Williamsburg Resorts (2 nights, double occupancy)

Entry deadline is November 2, 2018

 

 

The 2016-17 renovation of Robert Trent Jones Sr.’s original 1963 design of The Gold Course was directed by his son, Rees, known as the “Open Doctor” for his expert renovations of many U.S. Open courses.  The Gold Course is one of the most highly-touted golf courses in the region, including recognition by Golf Digest as No. 79 on its list of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses while GOLF Magazine ranks it as No. 55 on its list of the Top 100 Courses You Can Play.   The Green Course, the other championship golf venue, has played host to a number of USGA National Championships as well as Virginia State Golf Championships.

 

All profits from golf play on the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club’s three courses support The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation mission, educational programs and preservation initiatives.

 

For additional information on events or to register, please call or email Cherie Giebink at 757.565.8382 or cgiebink@cwf.org or visit www.goldenhorseshoegolf.com.

 

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About Colonial Williamsburg Resorts

The Colonial Williamsburg Resort experience includes a sprawling picturesque campus offering guest six unique properties including the iconic five star, five diamond Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg Lodge - Autograph Collection, Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel and Suites, the Griffin Hotel, the Governor’s Inn and the experiential authentic 18th-century Colonial Houses – Historic Lodging. The destination offers guests and visitors an expansive range of offerings and amenities including 19 food and beverage outlets providing culinary options from historic taverns to casual or elegant dining, the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club featuring 45 holes designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and his son Rees Jones, a full-service spa and fitness center, pools, meeting and event spaces, and scenic gardens providing the perfect venue for weddings and special events.

 

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates the world’s largest living history museum, preserving Virginia’s 18th-century capital as a fully functioning city. Fun, engaging experiences transport guests back in time and highlight the relevance of America’s founding era to contemporary life. The Colonial Williamsburg experience includes more than 500 restored or reconstructed buildings, historic trade shops, renowned museums of decorative arts and folk art, extensive educational outreach programs for students, teachers, and visitors.

 

All profits from Colonial Williamsburg Resorts support The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation mission, educational programs and preservation initiatives.

 

 

 

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