Mackay Golf Club
Festival of Golf
Festival of Golf
This year we have an entirely new look and feel to our Mackay Golf Club Pro-am. No longer is it just a Pro-am. For starters it’s been rebranded, it takes on an entirely new format, it is more member friendly and it has a whole host of returning and new sponsors looking to support the event to name but a few things.
There will be five (5) days of fun-filled golf and activities and will be an event not to be missed. You should mark your diaries as a MUST DO so get ready to see some of our best Professional Players and perhaps play a little yourself all the while supporting your Club.
The Mackay Golf Club welcomes our new major sponsor for this year “Commercial Mining Recycling” (CMR). As a Mackay Golf Club member Peter Bourke, the owner of CMR foresees a great future for the revamped event by agreeing to support it for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. As can be seen on this page we also have many new and returning sponsors willing to back the new format for this year and perhaps into the future.
The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Pro-am event forms a significant part of the week of activities and we can guarantee a quality field with a mixture of new and seasoned players all vying for the larger share of the $22,000 prize money on offer.
This year’s event will be a week-long festival of golf starting with our very successful “100 Club” GALA evening on Friday 22nd June 2018 where “100 Club” members can enjoy an evening among friends, an excellent dining experience, more than just a little frivolity and the chance to win your share of $5,000 that will be on offer.
Friday’s festivities will be followed by the “100 Club” sponsored Golf Day on Saturday 23rd June, an event open to all eligible members however “100 Club” members will afforded first preference. This will be played as a Shotgun Start (SGS) 4 Person Mystery Aggregate Stableford across both morning and afternoon draws.
To enhance your playing opportunities over this weekend why not get involved in the “100 Club”. If interested please see Jeff Reid in the We R Golf centre pro-shop for details on how to join.
Saturday’s game will be followed by the “100 Club” sponsor breakfast Sunday morning 24th June 2018 which will feature the presentation ceremony for the Saturday competition winners.
Sunday 24th June 2018 will feature the Sponsors Pro-am for our 9 and 18 hole Junior members. This offers a rare opportunity for these young players to observe our visiting professionals and receive some “on the course” tuition. Our younger Junior members (3 and 6 hole players) will at the same time participate in a Junior Pro-am and a Golf Clinic run exclusively for their benefit.
Monday/Tuesday 25th & 26th June 2018 – Rounds 1 & 2 of the CMR Festival of Golf Pro-am are Shotgun Starts (SGS) at 7:00am and at 12noon draw. Each playing group will contain at least one professional and other amateur players as necessary to form groups of four. The amateur players will be playing a Single Stableford competition each day.
Presentations for the CMR Festival of Golf Pro-am and Amateur players will take place from 5:50pm on Tuesday.
For further information please feel free to contact the Mackay Golf Club Office
Manager, Mackay Golf Club