Regional Qualifier Format

The event format is a two-person modified best ball (shamble). Each player hits a tee-shot, the team selects the best tee-shot and each player plays their own ball from that point until it is holed. The lower of the two scores is the team score for the hole.

There will be a Gross and Net Division at each Regional Qualifier. Teams will not be required to declare which of the two divisions they would like to compete in upon registration. Each team participant must provide a verifiable handicap, if applicable. The Handicap Index will be used to calculate the course handicap where 50% will be used for players to determine the lowest Net score.
The lowest Gross and Net scores of the entire field at all regional events will qualify for the 2019 Troon Challenge National Finals!

Regional Team Entry Fee Includes

  • 18 holes with cart
  • Practice balls prior to play
  • OGIO shoe bag (retail value $39.99)
  • Official AHEAD Troon Challenge hat
  • Live scoring powered by Golf Genius
  • Yardage guide, divot repair tool, bag tag (where available)
  • On-course contests (longest drive & closest to the pin)
  • $10 prize fund per player
  • Troon Rewards points for entry fee

Additional Information

  • Teams can be comprised of two men, two women, or one man/one woman
  • Teams may enter multiple Regional Qualifier events to try to qualify for the Finals
  • Men will play approximate yardage of 6,500 - 6,800 yards
  • Women will play approximate yardage of 5,100 - 5,400 yards
  • Please note that the Troon Challenge is for amateurs only. Active PGA members or other golf professionals are not eligible to play

2019 Troon Challenge National Finals - December 6-8

An additional fee of $350 per team will be required to participate in the finals, which includes:
  • Friday Night Welcome Reception at Troon North Golf Club
  • 36-Holes contested over two days at The Phoenician on Saturday and Troon North Golf Club - Monument Course on Sunday
  • Breakfast and Lunch included 
  • Practice balls prior to play
  • $100 Callaway Shopping Experience
  • Callaway Golf Balls
  • Official AHEAD Troon Challenge Finals Hat
  • Live scoring powered by Golf Genius
  • Ship Sticks Special Offer
  • Troon Rewards points for entry fee
  • Post-tournament awards reception
  • On-course contests (longest drive & closest to the pin)
  • A chance to win other great prizes!

*Qualifiers will need to secure their own transportation and accommodations
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