Our next full field event is the Keepers Pinehurst Glenmorangie 2020. This is a “Pinehurst Scotch” format that blends Scramble and Alternate Shot elements into an entertaining Two-Man Team Kompetition. You must choose your partner for this kompetition so go old school and make a few phone calls before you sign up.
You make your own tee time for the Pinehurst Glenmorangie between Wednesday June 17th and Monday June 22nd on the South Golf Course. Everyone is playing from the Blue Tees (there is no Green Tee Option for this event). There is a team handicap calculated with the USGA Formula for these type of events and it is based on each partners 80% course handicap on the South Blue Tees. Team Handicap will be the sum of 60% of the lower handicap partner’s handicap and 40% of the higher handicap partner’s handicap.
Once you finish your round just take a photo of the card and e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or text it (301-379-1533) and we will update the scoresheet for the event.
The rules are quite simple:
A. Both golfers on the team hit drives.
B. They walk forward to their balls, but then switch balls for the second shot. Partner A hits Partner B’s ball, Partner B hits Partner A’s ball.
C. After the second shot they compare the results and select the ball to play on, picking up the other.
D. The person whose shot is chosen steps aside for the third stroke and they play alternate shot until the ball is holed.
E. Strokes on each hole are applied based on the team handicap to get a Net Score.
That is the Keepers Pinehurst Glenmorangie-hit drives, switch balls for the second shot, pick up the worst ball, and play alternate shot into the hole. This should play rapidly if you limit consultation on the alternate shots to two sentences (which is more than adequate for players of Keepers ability).
As we saw last year, what is kool about this alternate shot version is that to win you have to play the Par 3’s well, getting two balls on the green to give your team more opportunities for net birdies or better. The 5 Pars on the other hand are high pressure seeing that they are shot holes where a net par probably loses a shot to the field.
In last year’s third annual Pinehurst Glenmorangie it was a hotly contested kompetition with the team of Bobby “The Ageless Wonder” Fogel and Neal “The Wonder” Bobys squeezing out a one shot victory with a net 64 over Allen “Zee” Zweig and Yale “Ivy League” Kaplan.
Event Prizes Per Man:
Keepers Kash Sweeps: 1st-$100, 2nd-$50, 3rd-$25
Keepers Kup Points: 1st (300), 2nd (200), 3rd (150), 4th (100), 5th (50)
This is a chance to find alt shot nirvana and enhance your Kup Standings Position/Sweeps Balances at the same time.
Remember you must sign up with a partner….just hit the Glenmorangie Logo below to sign up.