We are coming up on a few weeks of special events starting with the Jim Dawson Match Play Championship at Punderson on June 23-24. Let’s go through each event in detail so everyone will understand the excitement of what’s in store.
Jim Dawson Match Play at Punderson on June 23-23
The Jim Dawson Match Play has always been one of the most exciting events on tour. Head to head match play has a long history in the world of golf and tournament golfers get a different feel of enthusiasm when playing match play. Our match play championship is one of two championships we host each season and is a high valued championship to win.
Currently we have a full bracket for the Boys 16-19 and the Girls 19-U, however we do have 3 spots available in the Boys 15&U. Those spot are available on a first come basis, so please submit your entries as soon as possible. If you are interested in playing and your division is full, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll place you on a waiting list. If we receive a Withdrawal or get enough interest we may be able to increase the bracket size and add players from the waiting list.
The deadline for fill ins or join the waiting list will be Saturday, June 20 by 6pm.
JB Four-Ball Classic at Quail Hollow on July 2nd
This event is named in memory of Jim Brown Sr, the founder of The Classic Auto Group and a long time sponsor of the North Coast Junior Tour. This Four-Ball competition (better ball of two) is the most fun format in golf. Any current or former NCJT member can make up a team with anyone of their choosing. For example; two current tour players can make up a team, or two alumni can play together, or a current player can play with their mother or father (Father/Son teams are popular here). The entry for this event is $110 per player and it covers; golf, cart, a player gift, a box breakfast and a steak cookout. It’s an amazing event and its very competitive at the top. Two alumni are the defending championships. Victor Prokop and Dylan Fitchet took the title with 68 last year and will be defending on July 2nd. Mark your calendar and signup today!
|9:00 AM||–||Registration, Breakfast Box & Warm-up|
|10:00 AM||–||Shotgun Start|
|2:30 PM||–||Awards Cookout at Sunny Street Cafe|
Sand Ridge Junior Invitational at Sand Ridge on July 6-7
This event draws most of the elite players from around Northeast Ohio and has a long tradition of being one of the top junior golf tournaments in Ohio. All NCJT members are eligible to participate, however the course is very difficult, therefore we recommend that only players with an average score of less than 100 enter. Event Info Page
JR-4AM Golf Classic and Scholarship at Sand Ridge on July 9th
This event is designed to showcase our junior golfers; their character, charisma and their golf games, while playing a competition with a team of 4 amateur golfers. We are on track to have a record number of amateur teams this year and we will need all of our top junior players to participate so NCJT is well represented. It’s a great day of golf with a breakfast before play and a BBQ Cookout after play. It only cost $60 for our juniors players, so please signup as soon as possible. Parents and supporter this is also an event for you, it’s a great day to bring your clients or just gather up your golfing buddies and the Sand Ridge golf experience is one of the best!
The juniors will be playing their own ball in a regular Stroke Play competition, while the team of Amateurs are playing a scramble. The better ball of the team or the juniors score will be the overall team score for each hole. The team of amateurs also have the ability to select some of the junior golfers shots during the competition, which makes the competition even more fun for all. All the details can be found on the event information page. At the award BBQ Cookout the scholarship winners will be announced. This could be a record year for The Denny Spaulding Scholarship with all the team support we are getting, so make sure you are getting your scholarship application submitted (it’s for all ages).
The Denny Spaulding Scholarship for all NCJT players (any age)
Everyone on tour should apply for the Denny Spaulding Scholarship, it’s there for just our members, so please take advantage of this golden opportunity ($1,000 to $2,000 is the range) The Deadline is July 1st. The application and all the details are listed on the Event Information Page.