1. Eligible to compete for GROSS, closest to the pin, and longest drive prizes.
  2. Ineligible to compete for NET trophy prizes.
  3. Pay the tournament fee. (Tournament fee is to be announced)


  1. Membership fee $20.
  2. Must follow the MAVGA’s handicap policy:
    • Post score(s) on regular basis to GHIN System in the Equitable Stroke Control (ESC) format.
    • Email the scorecard photo to the Handicap Watch Team ( after your golf round. Please make sure to circle the date and everyone’s ESC scores. Your group’s scorecard will be uploaded to the MAVGA website at later time for members viewing and the club’s record.
  3. Eligible to compete for closest to the pin/longest drive prizes.
  4. Eligible to compete for NET and GROSS score trophy prizes.

Terms & Agreementss

  1. MAVGA reserves the right to disqualify golfers who exhibit misconduct or misbehave while participating in the tournament held by MAVGA.
  2. MAVGA reserves the right to penalize golfers who violate the USGA rules, local rules or MAVGA rules and in some cases the golfer may be disqualified from the tournament.
  3. MAVGA shall not be responsible for any damages that may cause by golfers while playing in the tournament held by MAVGA.
  4. MAVGA shall not be responsible for any golfers’ injury that may be accidentally caused by the act of nature, or by another golfer.


  • Tournament place & dated
    Hickory Golf Club

    • 11921 Chanceford Dr,
      Woodbridge, VA 22192
    • Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019
    • Tee time: 11:00 AM – Shotgun start
    • OPEN REGISTRATION: 04/12/2019
    • Register early & paid by 04/19/2019 for $100
    • Register After 04/20/2019 for $110
    • Banquet Dinner Only: $45
  • Tournament deadline: The registration deadline date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    The Payment deadline date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
  • Tournament cost and payment:$100.00 ($110.00 late) per member (including green fee + lunch & dinner + all prizes)
    By Check:

    • Payable to MAVGA
      5003 Westfields Blvd
      PO Box 231625
      Centreville, VA 20120
    • PayPal: for your payment. (Mark as gift/family to avoid service charge)

    Payment must be paid before or by April 24, 2019, to guarantee your reservation.

  • Tournament Format: Players will be divided into 3 flights based on their Handicap Indices - no longer a separate flight for women.
    • Flight A: HI < 16 or (top ⅓)
    • Flight B: HI 16 to 28 or (middle ⅓)
    • Flight C: HI > 28 or (bottom ⅓)
    • Flight  A Men Gold tee (6615 yards, 72.1/140)
    • Flight B men & Age 55(+)  White tee (5980 yards, 69.1/131)
    • Women Red tee (5134 yards, 70.4./125)
      • **Exception: at the discretion of the committee and to preserve the integrity of the tournament, a senior or woman in Group A may be required to play from a more appropriate Tee.**
  • Strokes play competition
  • Course Handicap (C.H.) will be used to determine the winners of each group.
  • Maximum Handicap Indices are 36 for male participants and 40 for female participants.
  • Minimum Net Score is - 2
  • Tiebreaker rules will be implemented if multiple players Net - 2
    • Round 1: Gross score of 3 selected holes
    • Round 2: Gross score from the hardest to the easiest hole on the scorecard.
    • Submit one scorecard from the group (paper or electronic via app)
  • Scorecards must have a total round score for each player. Incomplete and incorrect total round scores (e.g. BLANK or incorrectly added) will be disqualified.
  • Tournament Prizes
    • 1st Place Gross overall
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd places for each group
    • Longest drives: Men, Women, Senior
    • Closest to the pin for all PAR 3’s