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The 1st annual ISSFHK Golf Development Tournament will be hosted at the PGA Development Center - Waterfall at Olympian City on December 2, 2022.

For competition format and details queries, please contact:

PGA Youth Development School Partnership Manager - Sean Hung

DECEMBER CHAMPIONSHIP 2022

REGISTRATION

TO ENTER: By entering into the Tournament, you acknowledge and agree to all rules, policies, and procedures herein, including but not limited to an assumption of the risks associated with the Tournament, including risks related to communicable disease; and all other Rules, Policies, and Conditions of Entry.

 

ENTRY DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 23, 2022

 

ENTRY FEE / PAYMENT: All entry fees will be made directly to the school team's athletic director.

For competition format and details queries, please contact PGA Youth Development School Partnership Manager, Sean Hung

 

REGISTRATION: Through your school’s athletic department.

WAIVER: All participants in the competition must submit a signed waiver (from parent) upon registration. The Waiver is available here.

EQUIPMENT: Please bring your own equipment.

COMPETITION

EVENT: Team Stroke Play

 

HOLES PLAYED: 9 Holes (Red Tees)

FORMAT: Teams of 4 players (with all 4 scores of the team counting)

PAIRINGS FOR THE COMPETITION ROUND: Final Pairings will be confirmed after sign-ups are complete. 18 Bays for Competition Available (36 pax)

PACE OF PLAY: A simple rule is to set up quickly to your ball and then be prepared to play when it is your turn. Remember that all holes must be completed (there are no gimmies). The only exception is that if you have reached double par on a hole (ex. 6 on a par 3 or 8 on a par 4) where the hole will automatically end. Penalties will be automatically calculated on the Toptracer system. Player to keep the scorecards up to date as this.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all ISSFHK-affiliated secondary students, ages 11-20 years old

TIMES: CHECK-IN 9am / SHOTGUN START 10am

COURSE: PGA National Golf Course 

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

​​9:00am Check-In Time  

9:00am Tournament Premium Bays Open  

9:00am - 10:00am Warm-Up Time  

10:00am Shotgun Start  

10:00am - 12:00pm Competition Time (approx. 2 hours to complete round)

Time to be determine Prize Presentation 

 

BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

Download the Toptracer Range app from your mobile app store or from www.toptracer.com/app

Watch the tutorial video on how to effectively use the Toptracer system: https://youtu.be/ltPKvao8ga4

 
 
 

What is Toptracer?

Toptracer is the leading technology in golf for practice and entertainment. Toptracer technology gives you the ability to trace your shot angle, speed, spin, and distance. With the Toptracer App you can view your shots, select clubs, and view data to get the full picture. You can play in Practice Mode, or choose from a selection of game modes to play with friends.

RECOMMENDED: Have a practice session prior to the day to familiarize yourself with the Toptracer System.

 

ON THE DAY

1. Sign in at reception using your Student ID:

  • At least 60 minutes before tee time

  • Students must bring a valid school ID card

  • Go to your assigned bay (this will be assigned to you upon registration)

2. Give the competition official your details

  • You will be introduced to your playing partner

  • You will be presented with your scorecard

3. Warm-up

  • Bay will be shared with your playing partner

  • Bay will be open 30 minutes before tee time

4. Begin competition. You have 2 hours to complete your round.

5. Complete round and sign cards

  • Ensure both players have signed the card

  • Ensure the card correlates to the score entered in Toptracer

6. Hand in card to officials

UPON COMPLETION OF PLAY

Please proceed immediately to the nearest scoring table/PGA staff to turn in your scorecard. It is your responsibility to ensure that all cards are calculated and signed by both you and your scorer. PGA Development Staff will attend the scoring table. The medal presentation will take place 15-20 minutes following the compeletion of our last group. All students are expected to stay for the medal presentation.

 

TOPTRACER BAY SET-UP

  • To maximize playing time, players can set up their 9-hole round at the Virtual Pebble Beach Golf Links prior to the shotgun start at 10am.

  • We suggest you finish your warm-ups at least 5 mins early to allow yourself time to set up.

  • Make sure both players have signed in to the Toptracer System using their Toptracer Range Account.

  • From your bay’s Toptracer screen:

    • Step 1:  Click on the Virtual Golf Section

    • Step 2: Choose Pebble Beach Golf Links

    • Step 3: Choose Stroke Play as the Format

    • Step 4: Choose to play (Front 9)

    • Step 5: Choose the Red Tees

    • Step 6: Click Start, then wait for the horn to sound for the Shotgun Start at 10am

CONTESTANT INFORMATION

 

PRIZE CATEGORIES

  • Lowest Team Gross Score

  • Boys Best Gross Score 

  • Girls Best Gross Score

 

SPONSORED PRIZES

LOWEST TEAM GROSS SCORE

1st Place Team

4 PGA of America Golf Bags & Complimentary Junior Membership - sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

2nd Place Team

4 PGA of America Golf Bags & Complimentary Junior Membership - sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

3rd Place Team

2-Hour Complimentary Premium Bay Coupon & Complimentary Junior Membership

BOYS BEST GROSS SCORE

1st Place

  • PGA merchandise sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

  • $500 The Point Elite Membership sponsored by The Point

2nd Place

  • PGA merchandise sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

  • Pizza sponsored by The Point

3rd Place

  • PGA merchandise sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

  • Pizza sponsored by The Point

 

GIRLS BEST GROSS SCORE

1st Place

  • PGA merchandise sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

  • $500 The Point Elite Membership sponsored by The Point

2nd Place

  • PGA merchandise sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

  • Pizza sponsored by The Point

3rd Place

  • PGA merchandise sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall

  • Pizza sponsored by The Point

 

PLAYER GIFTING

Complimentary gift bags with merchandise and coupons sponsored by PGA Development Center - Waterfall and The Point for all players.

VENUE & TRAVEL INFO

 
 

 

VENUE

PGA Development Center - Waterfall -  2/F, Olympian City One, 11 Hoi Fai Road, Kowloon.
 

The competition will be held on the G/F and 2/F Toptracer Premium Bays (Long Bays).

 

TRAVEL INFO

Easily accessible via the MTR (Tung Chung Line) Olympic Station, Exit A, Olympian City One. Parking is available at Olympian City.

The competition will be held on the G/F and 2/F Toptracer Premium Bays (Long Bays).

RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

  • All players will install the Toptracer App at www.toptracer.com/app and register for an account / Toptracer Player Profile BEFORE the tournament.

  • All players will inform their Toptracer Player Profile upon arrival and check-in.

  • All players will play from the RED tee on the Pebble Bay Beach Golf Links at the Toptracer Range.

  • The use of a mulligan shot will automatically disqualify the golfer from the competition.

  • Any scorecards submitted without the signatures of both players will result in disqualification from the competition.

  • All golfers must be a student of an ISSFHK-affiliated school
    (please ask your school’s Sports / PE department for qualification details).

  • Players have been allotted 2 hours of playing time to complete the course.

  • Players should prepare their clubs before entering the bay to keep better time.

  • Players should keep their wedges accessible as all holes end with a pitch into a target zone.
     

TOPTRACER SYSTEM
As amazing as the Toptracer system is, there could be an occasional false read. If you believe there is a false read, please refer to the below:

Agree with your playing partner that there was in fact a bad read, which may constitute:

  • Picking up a shot from the adjacent bay

  • Ball ricochet leading to a misread bounce

*On your scorecard, there will be a misread section where you can write down any misread shots.

LEADERBOARD

 

The leaderboard will be posted HERE. Stay tuned.

WWW.PGADEVELOPMENT.HK/TOURNAMENT

CONTACT

For competition format and details queries, please contact:

PGA Youth Development School Partnership Manager - Sean Hung

 
 

GET COMPETITION READY

 

TOPTRACER ‘TUNE UP’ OFFER

Present your ISSFHK affiliated school student ID card.

Register and buy a Toptracer premium bay for 1 hour at 10% off!

  • Regular Toptracer Premium Bay Hourly Rates:

    • Weekdays (Off-Peak) @ $160/hr

    • Weekdays Peak (4pm-11pm) @ $220/hr

    • Weekend / Public Holiday @ $220/hr

    • Receive a free 30 minutes complimentary practice green (with 1 hr bay booking)

 

WINTER CAMPS

Holiday camps are designed to inspire and engage students in golf. Sessions have an absolute maximum of 6:1 coach ratio. 

 

Early Bird Special for PGA Junior Winter Golf Camp @ PGA Development Center - Waterfall until December 1! 

Limited spaces are available from December 14 - January 6. 

 

Register your child today at www.pgadevelopment.hk/camps 

 

Don't miss out! Complimentary welcome bag upon arrival. 

 

NOVEMBER PERFORMANCE CAMPS

Limited spots available in November from 8:30am - 12noon to get you ready for the tournament! Please email Sean Hung for more details.

 

TRIAL LESSON OFFER

Polish up your skills with a swing assessment and trial lesson with our PGA professionals. Contact us to book your trial lesson by emailing Sean Hung

 

TOURNAMENT PROMOTION

For a limited time, 10% off PGA Development Center - Waterfall Junior Membership for all participants (below the age of 18). 

BENEFITS: 

  • Discounted Bay Fees

  • 3 Premium Bay Coupons

  • Advance Booking Privileges

  • Complimentary Sauna & Steam (for 12+ years old and accompanied by a parent/guardian)

  • Complimentary Daily Locker

  • Birthday Month Offer - 20% off All Bays

  • VIP Room Offer - 20% off

 
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