2022 Tournament Descriptions

MPCOPTIONAL $20 entry fee — Match Play Classic (aka MPC) with Flights determined by the number of participants.  Entrants must schedule their own matches and complete all rounds by stated deadline unless an extention is requested and approved.  Each match is played 100% HDCP with full strokes off the lower HDCP competitor as they fall on the card.
4/9/2022ABCD SHAMBLE – SHOTGUN OPENER    Proshop makes teams
The computer picks the teams.  All players tee off, select the best drive and all players hit their second shot from that point and then play their own ball until holed and report with their individual score for each hole. Team Score: TWO LOWEST Gross & Net scores per hole.            Flights: None   Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
4/16/20222-MAN Best Ball: AB/CD  Proshop makes teams based on hdcp seeding. 
Pro Shop determines teams and foursome within each flight by seeds. (If 24 participants in the A & B flight the 1 seed plays with the 24 seed; 2 plays with 23 & so on) Flight 1 will be the A & B players. Flight 2 will be the C & D players. Play 18 holes Best Ball Gross and Net is recorded as the Team Score.  Flights: 2 A/B & C/D  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.  Additionally, lowest 3 Individual NET scores are awarded a modest payout (20/15/10), with ties sharing equally (aka Plus 3 Indv. Lowest Nets in eligible team events below).
4/24/2022Individual NASSAU TOURNAMENT   Make your own foursome or sign up individually Individual event, winners are paid for the low Front 9, Back 9 and Total scores against the field, both Gross and Net.  Flights: 2 Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
5/1/20224-MAN TEAM BEST 2 NET BALLS Make your own team or sign up solo.        
Pick your own four-man team or sign up to be assigned to a team, if possible.  Each member plays his own ball and reports his score per hole, with the sum of the 2 LOWEST Net scores per hole recorded as the Team Score.  Scores may come from different players.  
Flights: NoneTees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.  PLUS 3 LOWEST INDV. NETS.
5/7/2022FLIGHTED 2 Man Team “On Your Honor” Proshop makes teams                                               Player picks 6Red-6White-6Blue The field is divided into three or four flights based on Index (A-B-C & D if 64 members sign up) and the Pro Shop makes pairings so teams combined handicaps are as close as possible.  This is a NET only event with each member playing his own ball from the Tee of his choosing on each hole — 6 holes from the Blue Tees, 6 holes from the White Tees and 6 holes from the Red Tees.  Players within the team may be playing from different tees on a given hole but at the end of the round each player must have fulfilled 6Blue-6White-6Red.  If not, none of that player’s scores can be used for the Team Score – On Your Honor.  Team Score: Best Ball per hole                                                                                                                          Flights: 3 or 4 – A-B-C and maybe D (minimum of 8 2-man teams per flight) Tees: Red, White, Blue                                                                                       Forward Tee: YES approved members play White, Green, Red.
5/14/2022Spring M/M 45-Hole ROUND ROBIN  (30 TEAMS MAXIMUM) Pick your own partner    Each team Plays FIVE 9-hole matches within its 6-Team flight over a two-day period (three 9-hole matches on Sat. and two 9-hole matches on Sun).  Flights are assigned based on total team handicap.  Two man best ball per hole. 10 Point Scoring per match: 1 Point awarded for each hole won plus 1 Point for winning the match for a total of 10 Points per 9-Hole match.  Ties awarded half point.  Flights: Maximum of 5.  Tees: Top Flight(s) play from Blue Tees as determined by pro shop, all other flights White tees only. Handicap: 100% Handicap unless the adjusted stroke differential between partners is greater than 8; then 90% handicap applies for both players.
5/22/2022SPRING ABCD Individual & Team POINT QUOTA & SKINS  Proshop makes teams Pro Shop makes teams based on participation & handicap.  Each player is assigned a point quota based on his 100% handicap that is generally subtracted from 36 (i.e., 10 handicap has a quota of 26). Points are awarded based on Gross Score as follows: 0 points for double bogie or higher, 1 point Bogey, 2 points Par, 4 points Birdie, 6 points for Eagle and 8 points Double Eagle or a Hole-In-One.  Most points accumulated for 18-holes minus the Quota determine winners and order of finish.  Team score is the Sum of Indv. scores.  There is no gross for this event as it is fully handicapped by the quota. Gross Skins.  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
5/28/2022Northwest Community Bank Individual Stroke Play — Make your own foursome or sign up solo  
Members and residents may enter this 1-DAY event.  This is an 18-Hole stroke play event from the regulation tees.  Gross, Net and Callaway (no handicap) scores will determine order of finish and winners.  Note: Gross winners must play from designated tees.  Flights: Men, Woman & Juniors  Tees:  MEN-White WOMEN-Red JUNIOR- fairway designation; Combo Tees for approved members for NET portion only.
6/4/2022FLIGHT Match Play Championship — Proshop makes flights    
(1) Eligibility Requirement applies Players seeded based on Index within each Flight. There are (2) 9-hole matches Day1 to determine the two undefeated players who then play an 18-Hole final match on Day2 to determine 1st & 2nd place. Players with one loss move to the Losers Bracket for single elimination 9-Hole matches to determine 3rd place. TIE BREAKERS: FINAL 18-Hole Winners Bracket & FINAL 9-Hole Losers Bracket will be sudden death playoff starting at Hole #1/ #10 as directed. Players that continue playing sudden death match will also be playing next 9 hole match if applicable. 
More details will be provided in the eVite to sign up. 
Flights: as many flights as needed to accommodate 8 players per flight based on participation.  Tees: Flight A will play from the Blue Tees and all other Flights from the White Tees Only.   Handicap: None — All flights play scratch unless the handicap differential between opponents is 3 or more.  In those cases the higher handicap player will get half of the differential as full stokes fall on the card.
6/11/2022ABCD SCRATCH — Proshop makes teams  
2 Best Balls Gross – The Pro Shop will make 4-man teams based on handicap and participation.  Each member of the Team plays his own ball throughout from a different set of tees without handicaps.  A Player: Blue Tees  B Player: White Tees C Player: Green Tees  D Player: RED Tees.  The sum of the lowest two gross scores per hole is posted as the Team Score. Flights: None Tees: As described above.
6/18/2022Spring Member/Guest-M/M 2-Man Best Ball & Skins (72 Max) 
Pick your partner or sign up solo 
Invite a Guest or another member or sign up individually to be paired with a partner, if possible.  Member/Guest play 18 holes 2-man Best Ball Gross and Net (Guest must have valid GHIN for net portion).  Member/Member teams play 2-man Best Ball Net only event. The Pro Shop may modify the format (i.e., 2 balls count on par 3’s).   Flights: 2 Flights – Member/Guest & Member/Member Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved players. Handicap: 90% unless the adjusted stroke differential between partners is greater than 8; then 80% handicap applies for both players. PLUS 3 LOWEST INDV. MEMBER NETS against the field.
6/26/2022M/M 2-MAN COMBINED SCORE – FLIGHTED Pick your partner or sign up solo 
This event has at least two flights based on participation and total team handicap. Each partner plays his own ball throughout and records his gross score on each hole, with the Team Score being the SUM of both scores.  Team Gross Score minus Team Handicap equals Team Net Score. Ties, if any, are broken by Combined Score first on the Last9, last6, Last3, Last1, and then Last to first holes played. Higher payout allocation for Net vs. Gross. Flights: Determined by Pro Shop based on participation  Tees: All Flights White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
7/2/2022M/M 2-Man BEST BALL Nassau — Pick your partner or sign up solo   
Teams play 18-Hole Best Ball Gross & Net against the field or flight for the lowest Front 9, Back 9 and Total scores, both Gross and Net. Higher payout allocation for Net vs Gross. Flights: Determined by Pro Shop based on participation. Tees: White Tees and Forward Tees for approved members. PLUS 3 LOWEST INDV. NETS.
7/9/2022INDIVIDUAL BEST 16 Holes – Make your foursome or sign up solo 
Each entrant plays his own ball for 18-holes and reports his best Gross and Net score for his best 16 holes, 8 holes on the front side and 8 Holes on the back side.  90% handicap used due to only 16 holes being counted and stroke holes are dotted on the card (in whole numbers only) for use in determining the net score.  Flights: Determined by Pro Shop based on participation  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
7/16/2022CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP: Gross or Net Divisions     Proshop makes foursomes  
(1) Entrants must be able to commit to playing two weekends for this event should they prevail during the 36-hole qualifier.  All members of any handicap are encouraged to participate EITHER:     ●  Championship Gross Division from the Blue Tees or ● Net Division from the White Tees.        Both Divisions play a 36-Hole Stroke Play Qualifier with the 4 Low medalists advancing to single elimination 18-Hole Match Play the following weekend to determine the Champion and Runner Up of each division.  Ties, if any, during the stroke play qualifier and 18-hole match play will be broken by sudden death playoff.  Match Play Seeding & Pairings: Once the 4 low qualifiers are determined in each division, they will be seeded 1-4 based on their 36-hole score.  Should any qualifying scores be identical, a flip of a coin will determine seeding.  Initial Match Play Pairings: 1vs4 and 2vs3. During the two 18-hole qualifying rounds, participants must complete each hole, record his gross score per hole and then post each 18-Hole gross score.  The Gross Div. Match Play winner becomes the 2022 CLUB CHAMPION.   During the Net Div. qualifier, gross score minus full handicap equals net score.  During Net Div. Match Play, the higher handicap player receives strokes based on 100% handicap differential as strokes fall on the card, including any sudden death holes. The Net Div. Match Play winner becomes the 2022 Net Division Champion.  Flights: Gross & Net  Tees: Championship Gross Division – Blue Tees; Net Division – White Tees Only.   Handicap:  Championship Gross Division-None; Net Division – 100% differential
7/24/20222-MAN BEST BALL NASSAU: FLIGHTED (1A+1B)  /  (1C+1D)     Proshop makes teams
Pro Shop selects teams and foursome within each flight. Flight 1 will have an A player and B player teamed together. Flight 2 will have a C player and D player teamed together.  Each member plays his own ball throughout and the lowest Gross & Net scores per hole are recorded as the Team Score.  Flights: 2 Flights A/B  & C/D  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.  PLUS 3 INDV. LOWEST NETS.
7/30/2022Simsbury Farms Open: 18-Hole Individual Stroke Play & Skins  Proshop makes foursomes 
Amateur players from anywhere can sign up to play this gross and net event.  A GHIN is required to play in the net portion of this event.  18 holes (GROSS AND NET) play.  The Pro shop assigns groups and tee times.  The event will consist of two flights: 1st flight will play from the BLUE TEES (Handicap of approximately 9 or less or no valid GHIN) and the 2nd flight from the WHITE TEES.  Flights: 2 Flights determined by Pro Shop Tees: 1st Flight – Blue Tees; 2nd Flight – White Tees;  No Forward Tee option.
8/6/20224-MAN TEAM 1-2-3 Net  Make your own team or sign up solo  
Select your own team or sign up individually to be assigned to a team, if possible.  This event will be Flighted based on total team handicap and participation.  Tournament is a 1-2-3 format where each member plays his own ball throughout and records his gross score per hole.  The Team Score per hole is the lowest net score(s) as follows: One score on the par 5’s, Two scores on the par 4’s and Three scores on the par 3’s. Ties, if any, will be broken by Last9, Last6, Last3, Last1, and then last to first holes played.  Flights: Determined by Pro Shop based on participation & combined team handicap.  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.  PLUS 3 INDV. LOWEST NETS.
8/13/2022M/M 2-MAN COMBINED SCORE – FLIGHTED   Proshop makes teams & foursomes  Partners picked by pro shop.  This event has at least two flights based on participation and total team handicap. Each partner plays his own ball throughout and records his gross score on each hole, with the Team Score being the SUM of both scores.  Team Gross Score minus Team Handicap equals Team Net Score. Ties, if any, are broken by Combined Score first on the Last9, Last6, Last3, Last1, and then last to first holes played. Higher payout allocation for Net vs. Gross. Flights: Determined by Pro Shop based on participation & combined team handicap.  Tees: All Flights White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
8/20/2022RYDER/PRESIDENT’S CUP (60 Players Max)  Proshop makes teams & pairings 
A 2-day event limited to the first 60 players to sign up.  The field is divided into two 30-Man Teams.  Team captains determine all pairings for each match played on a Gross score basis only.  Saturday’s format is two 9-Hole Matches: 2-man Best Ball and then 2-man Scramble, with the winner of each 9-Hole match awarded 2 points. Sundays’s format is an individual 18-Hole Nassau match (Front-Back-Total) with 3 points available: 1 point each for the Front 9, Back 9 and 18-hole Total.  Ties will be awarded a half point.  The 30-man team with the most total points wins.  Flights: None Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
8/28/20222-Man Best Ball BLIND DRAW   Proshop makes teams & foursomes 
The Pro Shop will make FLIGHTS and 2-man teams based on handicap range and participation.  The intent is to have players of similar handicaps competing against one another as a group/flight, with a maximum of four Flights — A/B/C/D. Each 2-Man Team will compete Gross & Net against other teams in their flight.  The lowest gross and net score per hole are posted as the Team Score. Flights: 4 Flights A,B,C,D  Tees:  White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.  PLUS 3 INDV. LOWEST NETS.
9/3/2022Fall Member/Guest or M/M 2-Man Best Ball & SKINS (36 Teams Max)
Invite a Guest or partner up with another member or sign up individually to be paired with a partner, if possible.  Member/Guest play 18 holes 2-man Best Ball Gross and Net (Guest must have valid GHIN for net portion).  Member/Member play 18 holes 2-man Best Ball Net only. The Pro Shop may modify the format (i.e., 2 balls count on par 3’s).   Flights: Member/Guest & Member/Member Tees:  White Tees and Combo Tees for approved players. Handicap: 90% unless the adjusted stroke differential between partners is greater than 8; then 80%.  PLUS 3 INDV. LOWEST NETS.
9/10/2022SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP: 36-HOLE STROKE PLAY (Carl Hill Sr. Championship) – Proshop sets up 
36-hole stroke play within 3 Age Divisions: Seniors (55+); Super Seniors (65+) and an Open Division for members age 18-54 NOT eligible for the Senior Championship but can win their division and also earn Race Points for the Season Points Race.  Each division will have GROSS & NET winners and the Overall SR. Champion will be crowned from the 2 older age divisions only and awarded a bonus payout.  The Low 36-hole Scores determine the winners.  Ties within or across 2 older age divisions will be decided by a sudden death playoff to determine the Division winners and Overall Senior Champion. All Age Divisions:  White Tees Only and 100% handicap.
9/18/20224-Man Best Ball 1-Gross 1-Net Combined FLIGHTED:  Pick your own 4-man team or sign up solo         
This event has at least two flights based on participation and total team handicap. Each partner plays his own ball throughout and records his gross and net score on each hole, with the Team Score being the SUM of 1 low net and 1 low gross score from different players on each hole.  Ties, if any, are broken by Combined Score first on the Last9, Last6, Last3, Last1, and then Last to First holes played. Flights: Determined by Pro Shop based on participation & total team handicap. Tees: All Flights White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.  PLUS 3 LOWEST INDV. NETS.
9/24/2022FALL Indv. & Team POINT QUOTA TOURNAMENT & SKINS – Flighted A, B, C, D   Proshop sets up                                                                                     
Refer to the same SPRING quota tournament for point awards. This is an 100% handicap that is generally subtracted from 36 (i.e., 10 handicap has a quota of 26). Points are awarded based on Gross Score as follows: 0 points for double bogie or higher, 1 point Bogey, 2 points Par, 4 points Birdie, 6 points for Eagle and 8 points Double Eagle or a Hole-In-One.  Most points accumulated for 18-holes minus the Quota determine winners and order of finish.  Team score is the Sum of Indv. scores.  There is no gross for this event as it is fully handicapped by the quota. Gross Skins.  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members. .  Handicap: 100% handicaps are taken into account with the quota calculation.
10/1/20222-Man Best Ball BLIND DRAW Both Scores Count on the Par3s — Proshop sets up
The Pro Shop will make FLIGHTS and 2-man teams based on handicap range and participation.  The intent is to have players of similar handicaps competing against one another as a group/flight, with a maximum of four Flights — A/B/C/D. Each 2-Man Team will compete Gross & Net against other teams in their flight.  The lowest gross and net score per hole are posted as the Team Score. Flights: 4 Flights A,B,C,D  Tees:  White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.  PLUS 3 LOWEST INDV. NETS.
10/8/2022Points Race Season Finale – Individual Gross & Net by Flight — Proshop sets up
The Pro Shop makes flights and groups based on YTD Season Race Points and participation.  Each entrant plays his own ball for 18 holes of Stroke Play and cards his gross score per hole.  Net score is total gross score minus handicap. Ties, if any, will be broken by Last9, Last6, Last3, Last1, and Last to First holes played.  Flights: Determined by Pro Shop based on participation and YTD Season Race Points.  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
10/15/2022Shotgun Closer 4 Man ABCD – Lone Ranger  Proshop sets up
The Pro Shop puts together teams based on handicaps.  The format is two best balls Gross & Net for each foursome; however, 1 player’s score will be designated to count on a given hole.  On each hole, one player in the foursome is assigned to be the “Lone Ranger” whose ball must count.  On the 1st hole, the A player is the Lone Ranger; Hole2 B Player; Hole3 C playe; Hole4 D player. The cycle then repeats throughout the rest of the round.  On each hole, the Lone Ranger’s gross & net score plus the best gross & net score from any of the other 3 partners equals the TEAM score (gross & net).  90% handicap. White tees and forward tee eligible
10/23/2022Green Keepers Revenge & Proshop Twists Shotgun — Make your own foursome or sign up solo
Pick your own foursome or sign up individually to be assigned to a group, if possible.  This event is 3 Best Balls NET per Hole.  The Course set up and contests will be determined by Pro Shop.  Flights: Minimum of 2 Flights determined by Pro Shop based on participation Tees:  White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
10/29/2022Food Share (Turkey Shoot) 6 Club Challenge  — Proshop sets up  
All entrants will play 18-holes of individual stroke play.  Each player selects a maximum of 6 Clubs, which includes the Putter, to play exclusively throughout the entire round.  To avoid disqualification, players should carry only the 6 Clubs selected (use a separate golf bag or remove the other clubs prior to your designated tee time).  100% of the entry fee from this event is donated to the Jack Bannon’s Turkey Trot – FoodShare Fundraiser during the Thanksgiving week.  Flights: None  Tees: White Tees and Combo Tees for approved members.
Full SeasonAll 2022 Paid Members participate in the SFMC Season Points Race sponsored by Up Top Barber Shop which is modeled after the PGA FedX Cup Points allocation for the low 40 places in each eligible event, with ties sharing points equally.  Final winners are determined by cumulative Points of each member’s NET Score against the Field in each of 19 total eligible events during the season.