News Articles

BCJI Competitor’s Information

Posted by on August 29, 2012 9:02 AM

Congratulations on being a part of the 2012 Bobby Chapman. Here is some helpful information for you during the tournament.  We look forward to a great event!!

 

NO METAL SPIKES

The Country Club of Spartanburg is a “Spikeless” facility.  Players need to use an alternate form of traction.  Traditional metal spikes will not be permitted.

PRATICE ROUNDS

A complimentary practice round are available between the reception of this letter and the tournament.  Call the  Golf Shop to make arrangements (864) 582-1646. All day Friday prior to the event will be open for practice as well.

REGISTRATION

Competitors can register Friday night 6:00-8:00 or Saturday before play.  There are several bits of information and tee gifts to handle, so please allow plenty of time to register and put gifts away. Player dinner starts at 7:00 pm and attendance is encouraged. Parents are invited to attend the cocktail reception (6:30-8:00 pm) as guests of the Bobby Chapman Committee.

TEE TIMES

Tee times will start at 9:00am off #1 and #10 on Saturday and Sunday. Player times and pairings will be available on the web (www.scjga.org/chapman) and at the CC of Spartanburg Pro-Shop on Tuesday prior to the Championship.

DRIVING RANGE

Practice Balls will be made available to players each day.  The range will close at 6pm. A brand new facility has been constructed on the property and is easiest to get to by car. Directions to Lake Forest Range:  Take a Right out of the Club onto Country Club Road.  Take Right at 1st Stop Light onto Woodburn Drive.  Drive .25 miles and take Right onto Lake Forest Drive.  Driving Range is Approx 1.5 to 2 Miles on Right. Past participants will truly enjoy the new facility.

PRIZE DISTRIBUTION

CC of Spartanburg Gift Certificate

Champion - $300 & Framed Flag signed by all ‘11 participants

2nd Place - $250 9th Place - $130 16th Place - $80
3rd Place - $200 10th Place - $120 17th Place - $75
4th Place - $180 11th Place - $110 18th Place - $70
5th Place - $170 12th Place - $100 19th Place - $65
6th Place - $160 13th Place - $95 20th Place - $60
7th Place - $150 14th Place - $90
8th Place - $140 15th Place - $85
     

 

Playoffs will ONLY be held for 1st place.

Prize certificates will be combined and divided equally for ties for all other places.

     

RECOGNITION

The Top 10 finishers will be exempt into the 2013 field as well as fully exempt for the American Junior Golf Association.

GOLFWEEK and the National Junior Golf Scoreboard use the Bobby Chapman in rankings and All-American calculations.

South Carolina players will receive points for the Heritage Classic Foundation rankings.

DIRECTIONS

A detailed map can be found on the web at www.bobbychapmaninvitational.com

LODGING

Arrangements have been made at The Spartanburg Marriott (1.800.327.6465) - The Bobby Chapman Golf Tournament Room Block guarantees a reduced rate of $94.00.

AIRPORT

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is located in the Upstate of South Carolina on I-85 (exit 57).  Please visit www.gspairport.com for more information.

Charlotte airport is about one hour away as well.

 

Any further questions can be directed to Chris Miller (803.732.9311) or cmiller@scgolf.org.

 

See you in Spartanburg!