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The Canadian Chamber Golf Tournament 2014
Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Venue: The Shek O Country Club
No.5 Shek O Road,
Hong Kong Island
Price: Members: $1,950HKD/Non-Members: $2,350HKD
Caddies: Caddies will be available upon request on a first-come-first serve basis at $350 per caddy, per person.
Mulligans: Get that critical shot by purchasing Mulligans, available at $500 for a pack of 2.
About the Event:
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong is proud to announce the re-launch of the Chamber's very own Golf Day at The Shek O Country Club overlooking the South China Sea.
Proposed Event Program:
- 10:30am Bus from Central to The Shek O Country Club
- 11:30am Arrive at the Shek O Country Club/Registration
- 11:30am-12:30pm Light Lunch
- 12:30pm Opening Ceremony
- 12:50pm Group Picture Taking
- 1:00pm First Flight to Tee Off (Shotgun)
- 5:00pm Cocktails begin
- 6:00pm Last Flight to Finish
- 7:00pm Prize Presentation
- 8:00pm Bus to Central
Tournament Details and Contest
- Men's Longest Drive = Hole #8
- Women's Longest Drive = Hole #15
- Closest to Pin = Hole #4 and #12
Stroke Play with New Peoria Handicap System. 6 holes will be drawn at the Dinner to be excluded with the player's scores on the remaining 12 holes determining the player's Handicap for the tournament. The player's net score will be calculated based on this derived handicap.
Net Score = Players Gross Score - Players Calculated Handicap
Peoria Formula for Calculating Players' Handicaps
HANDICAP = [(Total Score at the 12 Secret Holes x 1.5) - 70] x 0.8
Local Club Rules and The Rules of Golf of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews will apply. For Speed of Play, players will kindly pick up the ball once maximum allowable strokes are reached. All scores should be marked in actual number of strokes and not '-1', '0', +1', and so forth.
Beat the Pro Contest:
In this contest, players can bid and attempt to beat the pro’s tee-off shot in proximity to the hole. Players who bid and are victorious against PGA Pro, James Robbins, will be entered into the final draw for 25% of the total wagered pot!
- Held on a par-3 course.
- Guest must wager from a minimum amount of $200.
- Draw and prizes are made at the prize presentation.
PGA of America Member, Full Member of HKPGA, Qualified Professional Golf Instructor since 1980
James Robbins has been a qualified professional golf instructor since 1980 and is a PGA of America Member as well as a Full Member of HKPGA. He was a medalist in the USPGA S.W. Section Qualifying in 1981 and in 1988 he was a record holder of -7 for the 9 holes course at Painted Mountain Golf Resort in Arizona. From 1980 – 1990 he taught in Scottsdale, Arizona, from 1990 – 2000 he taught at the John Jacobs Golf School, and from 2000 – 2010 he taught at the City Golf Club Hong Kong.
In this contest, a large circle/square is painted on the ground 80-100 yards from the tee-off on a challenging par-4 hole. If the player aims at the circle/square and hits their ball into the circle/square and its stays inside, that player is now at 0 strokes, thus hitting stroke #1 on the following shot. If the player aims at the circle and misses the circle, that player is at 1 stroke, thus hitting stroke #2 on the following shot.
- Betting amount is $300
- Any club can be used to hit the target circle/square
- Birdies pay double, pars pay $200.
*For sponsorship enquiries, please contact Ms. Amanda Ho at firstname.lastname@example.org or 2110-8738.*
Important information for attendees:
Walking course and light, carry-type golf bag:
Please note that the golf course is strictly a walking course only. Therefore, no golf carts or other transportation, or golf trolley for clubs are allowed. Guests are required to carry their golf club bags. It is strongly recommended to use a light, carry-type golf bag.
Limited number of caddies:
If you require a caddy the cost is $350 per caddy and a caddy may only accompany one person each. Please inform Ms. Amanda Ho at email@example.com to reserve a caddy by 3pm on Thursday, October 30th, 2014. Caddies are limited and reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
If you are arriving at The Shek O Country Club via private car, please provide us with your license plate number. If you require coach service to arrive at the club, a bus has been arranged to pick guests up at 10:45am at:
General Post Office,
2 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong,
10:45am on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014.
Please inform Ms. Amanda Ho at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot on the bus by 12:00pm on Monday, November 3rd, 2014.
Dress Code and Cell phones:
- No jeans, flip-flops, or sandals.
- Gentlemen: shirts must be tucked into pants, collared shirts must be worn.
- Ladies: no miniskirts.
- Cell phones are not allowed on the golf course or in the clubhouse.