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Schedule / Frequently Asked Questions

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Skins Game at The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University (optional)

  • 8:30am Shotgun
  • $140 / team; green / cart fee; paid in advance 
  • $40  / team; optional skins; paid on-site cash only
  • Net; Texas scramble format
  • Register; players must also be registered for main event

Event Check-In – “Broadway” PGA TOUR Superstore  – 9AM – 4:30PM

  • Receive your Tournament Information & Gift Bag which includes:
    • $50 Gift card to The Hangout
    • JDX Brand Tournament logo’d performance polo
    • $20 Tournament Card to the PGA TOUR Superstore
    • one (1) dozen Saintnine U Pro golf balls
    • *Gift bag is subject to change without notice at any time.
    • GIFT BAGS MUST BE PICKED UP DURING CHECKIN OR WEDNESDAY’S AWARDS CEREMONY – No Exceptions

Welcome Party at The Hangout (located at Broadway at the Beach) 

  • 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Food & Drinks not included – please use gift cards

Monday, May 20, 2024

Tournament Round 1 – Best Ball

  • Shotgun starts 8:30AM
  • Each member will play their own ball and the lowest score of the two team members will be recorded as the score for that hole.
  • Players will use 80% of their tournament index.
Unofficial “hangout” at The Hangout

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Tournament Round 2 – Combined Score Texas Scramble

  • Shotgun starts 8:30AM
  • Each team member tees off. Select the best tee shot of the team and both team members will hit from that spot. Each player will then play their own ball into the hole from their chosen drive, and BOTH scores will be counted.
  • Players will use 70% of their tournament index
 Unofficial “hangout” at The Hangout

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tournament Round 3 – Scramble

  • Shotgun starts 8:30AM
  • Select the best tee shot of the team and both team members will hit from that spot. Continue that process until the ball is holed. A minimum of six tee shots per team member must be used.
  • Team handicap will be calculated using 25% of each player’s current handicap

You do not have to be present to win. All prizes & awards may be mailed upon request.

Awards Banquet at The Hangout – 3:30pm – 6:30pm (1181 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach SC 29577)

    • Food & Drinks not included – please use gift cards

All skins winners must pick up their winnings at the awards ceremony – If you cannot make the banquet, skins money can be mailed out, minus postage and cost of money order. 

At least one person per each 2-person team must have served in the United States Military.

Entry is limited to the first 928 participants. Registration and payment for 1/2 of the team does not reserve your team. Only when both players are registered is your team reserved. 

Single entries are welcome! Single entries must be a veteran and will be randomly paired up prior to the event.

The tournament costs $339 per person through March 29th. After which time the entry fee is $379. The entry fee includes a gift bag, 3 rounds of tournament golf, and prizes!

Your entry fee includes:

  • Three (3) rounds of tournament golf
  • Welcome Gift Bag
    • $50 gift card to The Hangout
    • JDX Tournament Logo’d Performance Polo
    • $20 Tournament Card to PGA TOUR Superstore
    • One (1) Dozen Saintnine U Pro Golf Balls
    • Tournament Logo’d Bag Tag
      • gift bag is subject to change without notice at any time.
  • Chance to win Flight Prizes and Randomly Drawn Prizes!
    • The Top 5 teams in each flight are awarded with a gift card and commemorative trophy
  • Chance to win contests like Closest to Pin & Long Drive!

Yes, all participants MUST maintain an official WHS (World Handicap System)/GHIN handicap. All players are subject to handicap adjustments before and during the event at the tournament committee discretion. Adjustments may be made without notice and players may be deemed ineligible for prizes without refund if necessary. Adjustments are not mandatory for that determination to take place. All decisions are final.

Consecutive top 5 finishes in a flight year over year may result in a USGA TPS type handicap reduction for consistent exemplary tournament finishes. 

If you do not currently keep an official WHS/GHIN handicap, you MUST have an official WHS/GHIN handicap established prior to April 26th.

At Golf Tourism Solutions, we operate numerous handicap events throughout the calendar year. In order to better serve our participants, we have developed and deployed a Tournament Points System that helps our team better monitor handicapping for those that consistently finish at the top of the leaderboard. 

  • First place = 5 points 
  • Second Place = 4 points 
  • Third Place = 3 points 
  • Fourth Place = 2 points (Individual events only)
  • Fifth place = 1 point (Individual events only)

Once their TPS point total for reaches a certain level the reduction is then applied to the tournament index for that participant. The levels of reduction are detailed below.

  • 10 total points is a 3 stroke reduction
  • 8 total points is a 2 stroke reduction
  • 6 total points is a 1 stroke reduction

Golf Tourism Solutions events included in this Tournament Points System are the following: Myrtle Beach World Amateur, World Amateur Q School, Short Par 4 Fall Classic, GolfBuddy Veterans Classic, Brittain Resorts Classic, Golf Trek Challenge, and Saintnine Couples Challenge.

The events included to attain points are the rolling current year of all events plus 2 years of history at this event. If the player has more than two events accumulating points, the best two performances are utilized for the stroke reduction. This allows us to monitor participants who solely play at this event and/or participate throughout the year.

*Tournament Points System subject to change at any time. 

The Veterans Classic is a two-person team event. The daily formats are:

  • Round 1 – Best Ball
  • Round 2 – Combined Score Texas Scramble
  • Round 3 – Scramble

Teams will be flighted by combined team handicap into approximately seven flights.

IE: Team 1 has Player A with a 10.3 handicap and Player B with an 11.5 handicap.  Their combined handicap is 21.8. The lowest 60 team handicaps will be placed in the first flight. The next 60 teams will be in the second flight and so on. Based on a full field of 680 players*

The tournament will be scored with net results using a percentage of each player’s handicap.

Men Under 60 / 6,000 – 6,500 yards*
Men 60 – 69 / 5,500 – 6,000 yards*
Men 70+ / 5,000 – 5,500 yards (or shortest rated for Men)*
Ladies / 4,500 – 5,000 yards*
*All distances listed are guidelines and are subject to changes

 

You may request to play in the same flight as another team, but all players will have to play down to the lowest team handicap of the players involved.

For example: If TEAM 1 has a 32.4 handicap and wanted to play with TEAM 2 that has a 19.2 handicap, then TEAM 1 would be flighted with each player being equally adjusted to reach a team handicap of 19.2. Once flighting is complete, TEAM 1 will have their handicaps restored to the highest threshold of that flight (not to exceed their original handicaps) in order to give them as much of their original handicap as possible (If the threshold was 24.2, then each TEAM 1 member would receive half of the 5.0 index points and play at a team handicap of 24.2 for the event). Requesting to be in the same flight as a friend DOES NOT mean you will be placed in the same grouping.

The tournament committee requires all Flight Together requests to be made on the handicap submission form.  No changes will be made to a player’s flight once the course assignments are announced.

The USGA Rules of Golf will govern play. Local rules at each course will apply. The Tournament Committee will resolve all disputes regarding every aspect of tournament play.

The Veterans Classic will refund a participant that may cancel between their date of entry and end of day April 27, 2024 minus a $45 cancellation fee. Any cancellation received after April 27, 2024 and before end of day May 18, 2024 will be refunded minus a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after May 18, 2024 will not be refunded any of their entry fee regardless of circumstance.

Any cancellations must be made via email and sent to Dylan at dylan.hoffman@golftourismsolutions.com and physical mail written cancellations may be sent to VETERANS CLASSIC REFUNDS/2051 Golf Academy Way/North Myrtle Beach SC 29582. Cancel date is determined by date received.

No refunds are provided for persons testing positive for COVID-19. No refunds will be made if the tournament or event is canceled or shortened due to weather, nature or act of God.

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