The Donald Ross Better-Ball Championship

August 11-12, 2018 - Jeffersonville Golf Club

Managed by the Philadelphia Publinks Golf Associations (PPGA)

2017 Results
2018 Application

Eligibility

Entries are open to all amateur golfers, regardless of handicap and club affiliation. Entries are subject to approval or rejection anytime (either before or during the Championship) by the PPGA Championship Committee. The Committee decisions shall be final in all rulings. To be eligible to compete in the senior division both players must be 50 years of age or older on or before August 11, 2018. 

Exemptions

*Troy Vannucci and Vince Kwon (2017 champions)
*Buck Jones and Jim Yenser (2017 senior champions) 

Entrance Fees

The entry fee is $250.00 per team (greens fees, prizes, dinner after Saturday’s round and breakfast before Sunday’s round are included in your entry fee) to play any division or $300 to play both gross and net. 

NO refunds will be granted for cancellations received after the closing date. 

Entries close August 4, 2018 in the Association office. No entries will be accepted after the deadline. 

Pairings and Tee Times

Saturday’s play will begin with a 1:00 shotgun start. Contestants will be notified by e-mail when pairings are available on the PPGA website, www.phillypublinks.com. Teams will be flighted and repaired for the final round. A contestant who fails to appear for his tee time and has not canceled his entry by written or verbal notification to the association office, may be subject to disqualification for this event and subsequent events of the association. 

Competition

The tournament is a 36-hole better-ball stroke play event contested over two days. Saturday’s round will serve as the qualifying round for flights. Teams will compete for prizes in flights for the final round and play will begin with tee-times off the first tee for the final round. There will be both senior and super-senior divisions (60+) if there are enough entrants. There will also be a complimentary lunch before play on Saturday as well as dinner provided at the conclusion of play on Saturday. There will also be a light breakfast provided before Sunday’s round for all teams. 

Gift Certificates will be awarded to the top teams in each flight. 

Application

For more information, view the Donald Ross Better-Ball Championship Application (PDF).