Saddlebrook Resort - Tampa, Florida
January 16-18, 2014
Registration is now closed. If you are interested in participating please email Ron Gaines. RGaines@golfweek.com
The Saddlebrook Course; designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, boasts water on most holes with narrow fairways lined by rich cypress and pine. It will be an impeccable setting for a friendly rivalry between our players.
Eligibility: Amateur golfers, aged 55 and over with a handicap index of 8.0 or lower.
- Senior (Ages 55-64)
- Super Senior (Ages 65 and over)
- Legends, Those 70 and over can opt to play for a separate prize pool within the Super Senior Division by signing up for the 'Legends Division'
Format: 54-hole Medal Play
- Senior Division: Blue
- Super Senior & Legends Division: White
Note: The yardage from each division's markers will be decided according to course conditions and will vary somewhat from round to round. The goal of the setup for both divisions will be to provide a variety of distances, shot values and challenges throughout each round while having the players confront a course that is fair, fun and requires strategic thinking.
Conditions of Play: USGA Rules will be in effect.
Click here to view the Saddlebrook Golf Course yardage and scorecard.
Practice rounds are available on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Saddlebrook is offering our players the following;
- $65 plus tax per golfer (Cart & Greens fees)
- You must reserve your tee time in advance by calling 813-907-4566 and state 'practice round for Golfweek'
Are not included in your tournament entry fee. Saddlebrook Resort is offering our players the following special rates:
- Deluxe Guest Room: $199
- One-bedroom Suite: $299
- Two-bedroom Suite: $279
- Three-bedroom Suite: $478 *
Above rates are subject to 9% taxes and $10 per room night access & amenity fee. *For the Three-bedroom suite the Access & amenity fee is $20
To reserve your rooms please call the resort directly at 800-729-8383 and let them know you are a participant in the Golfweek Senior National Championship.
These rates are based on hotel availability at the time of booking.
Tournament Registration Includes ($400)
Three tournament rounds with carts
Complimentary bag storage
Merchandise prize pool of $80 per player at Edwin Watts
Player's awards luncheon. If you would like to bring your spouse to the luncheon, there is an additional charge of $40 that must be pre-paid. You would select the $440 registration rate.
Schedule of Events:
Wednesday, January 15
Optional Practice Round. Registration 4-6pm
Practice round not included in registration and must be reserved in advance.
Thursday, January 16
8:00am: Round 1. Tee time starts off No. 1 & No. 10
Afternoon & Evening: On your own
Friday, January 17
8:00am: Round 2. Tee time starts off No. 1 & No. 10
Afternoon & Evening: On your own
Saturday, January 18
8:30am: Round 3. Shotgun start
Immediately after round
- Player's luncheon
- Tournament Awards Ceremony along with 2013 Player of the Year honors in each division.
Ron Gaines, Senior Tournaments & Senior Ranking: RGaines@golfweek.com
Diane Muratore, Events Manager: DMuratore@golfweek.com
Deadline to register: Extended to December 31, 2013 or until field is full
Prior to December 15, 2013: 100% refund minus $75 cancellation fee
December 19-31, 2013: 50% refund
After December 31, 2013: No Refund