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INDEPENDENCE DAY SHOOTOUT


Andy Carter & Trent Bouts Win Low Net Division
2020 Independence Day Shootout

Andy Carter and Trent Bouts won the Low Net division of the 2020 Independence Day Shootout with a net best ball score of 66.

Two teams tied for second place with a net score of 67: Nick Moeller and his guest, Bruce Given, AND Bruce Bourdon and Blake Bourdon. Nick and Bruce won the scorecard playoff with a net birdie on #9, the second playoff hole.

Dean Nance and his guest, Doug Ramey won the Low Gross division with a score of 69.

This year's event was played on Friday, July 3 at Willow Creek Golf Course with tee times beginning at 10:50AM.

The format for this year's event was Two-Man Teams - One Net Best Ball and One Gross Best Ball. Each player received 90% of their course handicap and the best one of two net & gross scores was counted.


SCOREBOARD

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Low Gross - $150.00
Dean Nance & Doug Ramey - 69

Low Net
1st $150 - Andy Carter & Trent Bouts - 66
2nd $100 - Nick Moeller & Bruce Given - 67 (won playoff)
3rd $ 50 - Bruce Bourdon & Blake Bourdon - 67

LOCATION: Willow Creek Golf Course

TIME: Tee times began at 10:50am

FORMAT: Two-Man Teams - One Best Ball - Low Gross & Low Net. Each player received 90% of their course handicap and the best one of two scores net & gross was counted.

ENTRY FEE:  $15 per player

PRIZES (based on a field of 32 players):

LOW NET
1st = $150
2nd = $100
3rd = $ 50


LOW GROSS
1st = $150

 

MAJOR TOURNAMENT NEWS


2020 Matchplay Championship

The Matchplay Championship is a multi-week matchplay tournament played at full handicap.

All players who entered the tournament have been seeded by their current handicap index.

IMPORTANT: Players are responsible for scheduling their own matches... which may be played at any course on any day that suits the two competitors!

The "Final Four" competitors will meet in the semifinals of this event on Saturday, July 11, with the finals on Sunday, July 12 (or suitable dates agreeable to the competitors).

First Round: Since there were less that 32 members who registered for this event there will be a play-in round to reduce the field to 16. Play-in round matches must be completed by Sunday, June 14.

Second Round: must be completed by Sunday, June 28 (Field of 16 is reduced to 8)

Third Round: must be completed by Sunday, July 5 (Field of 8 is reduced to 4)

Semi-Finals and Finals: will be played on Saturday, July 11 & Sunday, July 12 (or suitable dates agreeable to the competitors).

  • All final-four competitors will receive a personalized trophy to recognize their achievement.
  • The championship runner-up will receive a $100 prize
  • The Matchplay Champion will receive a $200 prize

Tournament Entry Fee: $10 per player

IMPORTANT: Matches MUST be completed by the deadline!

Reporting The Results Of A Match: when your match is completed please send the result to [email protected]. Be sure to include the "score," such as 1 up, 2&1, etc.

 

MAJOR TOURNAMENT NEWS

North / South Challenge Cup Matches

October 15-18
Lexington, KY

The Greenville Golfing Society will once again participate in a Ryder Cup style competition with our Michigan friends. Chris Marquard and Jerry Serafini have assembled a team from Michigan to challenge our South Carolina team to a four-day competition in the Lexington, Ky area.

Here are the details of the event:
What are the courses?
Day 1: Thursday, October 15

1:00 Course TBD
Two Man Team Best-Ball Matches

7:00PM Pairings Party at Location to be announced

Day 2: Friday, October 16

8:30AM Course TBD
Two Man Team Best-Ball Matches

7:00PM Team Dinner

Day 3: Saturday, October 17

8:30AM Course TBD
Pinehurst Alternate Shot Matches

2PM Course TBD
Two Man Team Best-Ball Matches

7:30PM Pizza & Beer - Singles Pairings Announced

Day 4: Sunday, October 18

8:30AM Course TBD
Singles Matches

2:00PM Awards Ceremony

3:00PM Depart for SC & Michigan

What will it cost to participate in the 2020 North/South Challenge? Estimated expense to participate in the tournament will be around $600. This includes five rounds of golf with carts, three nights accommodations.

How do I pay? Once a registration is accepted each player will be invoiced for a $100 deposit. Payment will be due no later than September 10 to hold a position on the team.

Who can participate? MEMBERS ONLY. We will accept the first eight members who register. IMPORTANT: If more than eight GGS members register we will choose from those highest ranked on the GGS "Golfer of the Year" point system.

Transportation? Carpooling will be encouraged. It is approximately a six hour drive from Greenville to Lexington. Players driving on Thursday morning will need to leave around 6:30am in order to make the game that afternoon... or, leave on Wednesday afternoon to play it safe.

How do I pay? Once a registration is accepted each player will be invoiced for a $100 deposit. Deposits will be due no later than September 10 to hold a position on the team.

How do I register? Sign up on our website.

 


 

2020 EVENT SCHEDULE
Greenville Golfing Society
2020
DATE
EVENT
ELIGIBILITY
April 18
Saturday
Spring Four-Ball Shamble
Location: Arrowhead Pointe GC
Members & Guests
May 25
Monday
Memorial Day Dogfight
Location: Souther Oaks GC
Members & Guests
June 4-7
Thursday - Sunday
Coon Bone Tournament
Location: Pawleys Island
Members Only
(Guests After May 1)
Round One
June 1-14
Two Weeks
Matchplay Championship Round One
32 Reduced to 16
Members
Only
Round Two
June 15-28
Two Weeks
Matchplay Championship Round Two
16 Reduced to 8
Members
Only
July 3
Friday
Independence Day Shootout
Location: Willow Creek GC
Members & Guests
Round Three
June 29-July 5
One Week
Matchplay Championship Round Three
8 Reduced to 4
Members
Only
Finals
July 11-12
Saturday - Sunday
Matchplay Championship Finals
Members
Only
August 8-9
Saturday-Sunday
Club Championship
Location: ???
Members
Only
September 7
Monday
Labor Day Fourball Championship
Location: ???
Members & Guests
October 15-18
Thursday - Sunday
North / South Challenge Matches
Location: Louisville, KY
Members
Only
October 25
Sunday
GGS "5th Major" Team Competition
Location: ???
Members
Only
November 27
Friday
Thanksgiving Stableford
Location: ???
Members & Guests
South Carolina Golf Association
2020
DATE
EVENT
ELIGIBILITY
February 20
Thursday
SCGA One Day Series
Links at Stoney Point
Greenwood
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
February 24
Monday
40-Plus Series - ***Four Ball Event***
The River Golf Club
North Augusta
AGE DIVISIONS: 40-54; 55+; 65+
March 25
Wednesday
SCGA One Day Series
Three Pines CC
Woodruff
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
March 30
Monday
40-Plus Series - Individual Event
Florence Country Club
Florence
AGE DIVISIONS: 40-54; 55+; 65+
April 16
Thursday
SCGA One Day Series
Persimmon Hill GC
Saluda
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
April 28
Tuesday
40-Plus Series - Individual Event
Holly Tree Country Club
Simpsonville
AGE DIVISIONS: 40-54; 55+; 65+
May 21
Thursday
SCGA One Day Series
Pebble Creek GC
Taylors
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
July 16
Thursday
SCGA One Day Series
Persimmon Hill GC
Saluda
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
September 21
Monday
40-Plus Series - Individual Event
Wachesaw Plantation Club
Murrells Inlet
AGE DIVISIONS: 40-54; 55+; 65+
October 1
Thursday
SCGA One Day Series
Persimmon Hill GC
Saluda
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
October 22
Thursday
SCGA One Day Series
Pebble Creek GC
Taylors
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
October 26
Monday
40-Plus Series - Individual Event
The Carolina Country Club
Spartanburg
AGE DIVISIONS: 40-54; 55+; 65+
November 9
Monday
40-Plus Series - ***Four Ball Event***
Camden Country Club
Camden
AGE DIVISIONS: 40-54; 55+; 65+
November 12
Thursday
SCGA One Day Series
Links at Stoney Point
Greenwood
All Age & Skill Levels Accepted
December 8-9
Sunday-Monday
40-Plus Series - Two Day Event
Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
Pawleys Island
AGE: 40+
INDEX: <15.9
Carolinas Golf Association
2020
DATE
EVENT
ELIGIBILITY
May 18
Monday
CGA SENIOR FOURBALL
Country Club of Asheville
Asheville, NC
AGE: 55+
INDEX: N/A
July 6
Monday
CGA One-Day Four-Ball
Country Club of Asheville
Asheville, NC
AGE: N/A
INDEX: N/A
July 20
Monday
CGA SENIOR FOURBALL
Green Valley Country Club
Greenville, SC
AGE: 55+
INDEX: N/A
July 21
Tuesday
CGA SENIOR FOURBALL
Musgrove Mill GC
Clinton, SC
AGE: 55+
INDEX: N/A
July 22
Wednesday
CGA One-Day Individual
Tobacco Road GC
Sanford, NC
AGE: N/A
INDEX: N/A
August 3
Monday
CGA SENIOR FOURBALL
Kenmure Country Club
Hendersonville, NC
AGE: 55+
INDEX: N/A
August 4
Tuesday
CGA SENIOR FOURBALL
Cleghorn Golf & Sports Club
Rutherfordton, NC
AGE: 55+
INDEX: N/A
November 11
Wednesday
CGA One-Day Four-Ball
Tobacco Road GC
Sanford, NC
AGE: N/A
INDEX: N/A

 

HOLE IN ONE CLUB
Hole-In-One Club

Sign up for our Hole-In-One Club. If you make a hole-in-one everyone on the signup list will pay you $25!

There is only one rule: Your hole-in-one must be witnessed by one or more members of the Greenville Golfing Society.

Good luck... and hit 'em straight!!!

To sign up just type your name on the list

IMPORTANT NOTE: The official Hole-In-One Club registration list is saved every night at midnight. To be eligible for a prize you must be on the saved list from the day before a hole-in-one.

 

GOLFER OF THE YEAR

Golfer Of The Year

Click Here For GGS Golfer-Of-The-Year Standings

How points are allocated:

 
INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
TEAM EVENTS
1st Place
10
5
2nd Place
8
4
3rd Place
6
3
4th Place
4
2
5th Place
2
1
6th Place and Up
1
1