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2024 Tournament Descriptions

Don't Miss the Opener - Sunday April 21st

Breakfast - Spring Meeting - Shotgun Start

Register & Pay in Advance on the RMC Event Portal

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Please Note:  Sign Up Early.  Our RMC membership is over 300 and typical event participation is around 90. Depending on the event type and popularity, later registered players may be waitlisted or set as alternates once maximum registrations have been received. As a public course, Rockledge must provide fair access to the public.

Need to Withdraw?  Please call the Pro Shop 860-561-8280

as soon as possible to open spots for others, and 

help balance teams.

Reminder:  The Pro Shop will register your RMC Event scores in the GHIN system.

Qualifying for SR & Club Championships:  You must have played in two (2) sign up in advance and a minimum total of five (5) events (sign up in advance, Tues/Thursday, or Pro Shop events) played prior to the event sign up deadline.

Signup for Scheduled Events:  Registration for the below events will typically open two weeks before the event, and close Sunday 2PM one week before the event.  Check below as events approach for more information.

Tournament Fees:  Event fees are listed below, and may be subject to change.  Additionally, each event typically offers an option to sign up for "kickers" for $5.  Check with the starters desk when you sign in.

APRIL

Saturday April 7th - ABCD Red Tee (RC) - 84 Player Max - Note Date Changed to Sunday

You will enjoy easing into the new golf season with everyone playing from the Red Tees in the first event of the year.  This is a team one best ball gross and net event.  Each team will consist of one A, B, C and D player (designated by handicap). ABCD teams are assigned via blind draw.​​

  • Tournament Fee: $5.00 per person.

  • Teams and Tee times will be assigned.

  • Prizes are awarded for both Gross and Net Teams.

 

Saturday April 13th - 2 Man Scramble - Pick Your Own Partner - Flighted - 112 Player Max - Registration is OPEN

Pick a partner and register for this 2 Man Scramble event.  Scramble - is a team format where each player of the team tees off on each hole. The best of the tee shots is then selected, and all players play their next shots from that spot. The best second shot is then determined, and all players play their third shot from that spot...and so on, until the ball is holed.

  • ​Tournament Fee:  $5 - Optional $5 Kickers Pool

  • Prizes for Gross and Net Scores

  • Standard Blue Tees - If you would like to play from the White or Red tees, you may do so by notifying the Pro Shop by Wednesday before the event.  White and Red tee players will not be eligible for Gross prizes.

  • Contact the Pro Shop if you need to sign up late.

Sunday April 21st - Opener Shamble - Shotgun Start - Breakfast & Spring Business Meeting  

Please join us in this fun opening event of the year.  Players will check in at the Pro Shop and proceed to the Rockledge Grille for breakfast followed by a brief RMC Spring Business Meeting.  Foursomes will be assigned via blind draw in the ABCD format. The shamble format requires each player to hit a drive. The team then picks the best drive, and all players then play from that spot to the hole playing their own ball.  Each player is usually required to hit a minimum number of drives. Prizes are awarded for both Gross & Net categories. 

  • Standard Blue Tees - If you would like to play from the White or Red tees, you may do so by notifying the Pro Shop by Wednesday before the event.  White and Red tee players will not be eligible for Gross prizes.

  • Register in the Pro Shop - Pre-Payment Required $25.00

  • Register in Golf Genius - Credit Card Payment $26.25 

 

MAY

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Sunday May 5th - Individual Flighted - 18 Hole - 112 Player Max

Based on your handicap, you will be put into a competition flight of equivalent handicap opponents and play for Gross & Net score.  The number of flights will be determined by the pool of registered players.​

  • Tournament Fee:  $5.00

  • Prizes:  Each Flight Gross & Net; 1st, 2nd & 3rd

  • Handicap:  95%

  • Standard Blue Tees - Unless otherwise requested.  You must notify the Golf Shop when you sign up if you plan to play from a different tee.

  • Unless your flight is assigned to the White or Red tees, you must play from the Blue or Black tees to be eligible for Gross prizes.​​

 

Sunday May 19th - ABCD – Hot Ball (RC) - 92 Player Max

This is actually two tournaments in one. The first is a regular team ABCD one best ball event. The second event is the “Hot Ball” tournament: on each hole one player on a team is given the “hot ball” and the score that player records is the hot ball score for that hole.  Each team member must play the hot ball at least 4 times.  If the hot ball is lost, then your team is not eligible to post a score in the hot ball tournament but is still eligible for the ABCD best ball.  Each team will consist of one A, B, C and D player.​​​​

  • Tournament Fee: $5.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded for both Gross and Net ABCD and Hot Ball scores.

Memorial Weekend - RMC Memorial Member/Member (TC) 

This is a 36-hole two-man best ball event.  Your team must play two18 hole rounds over the three-day Memorial Day Weekend.  Teams must declare with the Pro Shop that they are playing an RMC Memorial round before teeing off.  The gross and net with the winner’s names are permanently placed on plaques in the Rockledge Club House. Low gross and low net winners qualify for the Tournament of Champions event.​

  • Plan to play with another member/member twosome, or club member who will attest your score.

  • Sign up for a Tee Time on the Rockledge Tee Time system for your group.

  • Check In for Play and notify the Pro Shop that you are playing a Member/Member round.  

  • Tournament Fee: $10.00 per person

  • Scorecard:  Clearly print First and Last Names, Enter Gross Scores, Play is from the Blue Tees, All players should sign the card, Turn in your card to the Pro Shop at the end of the round

  • Prizes are awarded for Gross and Net Teams.  
    The Member/Member play will be at 85% of handicap per new USGA standard.​​​

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JUNE

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Saturday June 1st - Individual Chicago Stableford - 72 Player Max

Chicago Points is based on a quota and uses Stableford scoring to accumulate points vs your quota.  The course handicap is 39.  A golfer with a 1 handicap would have a quota of 38 and a golfer with a 20 handicap would have a quota of 19 and so on.  The minimum quota is 2 for anyone with a handicap of 37 or higher.  The scoring is 0 points for double bogey or higher, 1 point for bogey, 2 points for par, 4 points for birdie, 8 points for eagle. 
So, for example, a 10 HDCP would have a quota of 29.  If he has 9 pars=18 and 2 birdies=8 and 6 bogeys=6 and 1 double bogey=0.  His total would be 32.  He beat his quota by 3 points.  The winners will beat their quota by the most.​

  • Tournament Fee: $5.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded for team Best Ball Gross & Net.

Sunday June 9th - Two Man Flighted - Best Ball - 112 Player Max

Sign up with a member of your choice, or as an individual and you will be paired with another member.  Teams will be paired with another team by the Pro Shop, and tee times will be assigned.  The tournament will be set with flights based on the teams' combined handicap.  Format:  18 Hole – Best Ball (play your own ball and the better of the two players score counts for the hole).​​

  • Tournament Fee: $5.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded for team Best Ball Gross & Net.

  • Tee Times and Foursomes will be assigned.

  • Handicap = 85% of Course Handicap

  • Standard Blue Tees - Unless your flight is otherwise assigned.

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Saturday June 15th - CT Team Championship Invitational @ Timberlin Golf Course - Date subject to change.

A team of selected participants will be organized to compete for the RMC in this amateur event.  Stay tuned for more details. Click here for event details: CT Team Championship Invitational 

Saturday June 22nd – ABCD Aggregate Quota & 1 Best Ball Gross (RC) - 72 Player Max

Aggregate quota scores will be assigned to each ABCD team and will be used for the Net Event. One best ball Gross will also be played. Quotas are established for each player and team. Quotas are created off the 2 point per hole and modified Stableford Point System (0-DB+, 1-B, 2-P, 4-Br, 6-E, 8-DE+). Quota Example: 18 hdcp – 36 Pt Basis, Quota for the player is 36 minus 18 handicap for a Quota of 18.  Add all 4 players quota to create team quota. For once in golf, the highest point total wins. ABCD teams and tee times assigned.​​​

  • Tournament Fee: $5.00

  • Prizes are awarded for both Gross and Aggregate Quota Teams.​​​

 

​JULY

July 4th Weekend - Sherman Memorial (TC)

The second major event of the year, this is an individual 36-hole stroke play event. Players must declare with the Pro Shop that they are playing their Sherman Memorial round before teeing off. Play two 18-hole rounds on two of the three days of the Independence Day weekend. The gross and net with the winner’s names are permanently placed on plaques in the Rockledge Club House.​

  • Low gross and low net winners qualify for the Tournament of Champions on October 9th

  • Make Your Own Tee Times - Sign up for each event at the starter's desk when you check in.

  • You must play with at least one other RMC member who will attest your score.

  • Tournament Fee $ 5.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded for both Gross and Net Individuals

Sat/Sun July 13th-14th - SR, Super-SR, Legends & Masters Club Championship (TC)

36 holes of stroke play make up this Club Championship major event.  Prizes are awarded for gross and net.  Players drive from their assigned level tees. Seniors age 50-59, Super Seniors age 60-69. Legends age 70-79, Masters 80+. Each flight winner’s names are permanently placed on plaques in the Rockledge Club House.​

Note Update: The Senior flight (age 50-59) and the Senior-Senior Flight (age 60-69) will play from the blue tees. The player with the lowest gross score from these two flights will be the official Senior Club Champion.  If you are older than 69 and want to compete for the Gross Senior Club Championship you should register for the Senior-Senior Flight.   The legends flight will play from the white tees and the Masters will play from the red tees.  

If you have already registered and wish to change flights in order to play for Senior Club Champion, please contact the pro shop. Or be sure to indicate the correct age group when you do register.

  • A minimum number of RMC events played required = 5 to register

  • Winners of each flight qualify for the Tournament of Champions on October 9th.

  • Tournament Fee: None

  • Prizes are awarded for each flight.

  • Tee Times and Foursomes will be assigned.
     

Saturday July 20th - RMC vs Simsbury Inter-Club Competition @ Rockledge​

  • Sign Up to play in this Ryder Cup format Inter-Club competition with Simsbury Farms.

  • Our Team Captain (Tournament Committee Chairperson) will select a 20-person team from those members who sign up for this event.

  • Ryder Cup Format

  • $94 per person includes: greens fees, cart, prizes for the winning team.

Sunday July 21st - RMC Championship Event Qualifier

  • Only play this event to try and qualify for the Championship Flight of the Club Championship.

  • The top 7 qualifiers will play in the Championship Flight in the August 3rd-4th Club Championship event.

​Sunday July 28th - AB/AB & CD/CD Two Man One Best Ball (RC) - 84 Player Max

  • Two-man teams will be randomly set into AB/AB and CD/CD matches based on handicap.

  • Teams and tee times to be assigned.​

  • Tournament Fee: $5.00 per person

  • Prizes are award for Gross & Net for best front, best back and total.

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AUGUST

​Sat/Sun August 3rd-4th - RMC Club Championship (TC)  

All flights will play stroke play. Eligible entrants will be flighted into Club Champion and A, B, C and D flights.  The Club Champion flight will be limited to last year's champion and the qualifiers from the July 21st qualification event. The Championship flight will play 36 holes on Saturday and 18 holes on Sunday.  ABCD Flights will be set based on handicap and will play 18 holes on Saturday and 18 on Sunday.  Winners in the Club Champion and A, B and C flights will be determined by the low gross score.  The winner of the D flight will be determined by the low net score.​​

  • Tournament Fee $5.00 per person

  • Prizes will be awarded for Gross scores for the Club Champion and A, B and C Flights.  D Flight prizes will be awarded based on Net score.

  • In order to qualify to play in the Rockledge Men's Club Championship you must meet the following criteria:  You must have played in Two (2) sign up in advance events and a total of five (5) events (that could include Tuesday/Thursday events or pro shop events but not kickers) minimum played prior to the event sign up deadline date.  All of these events must have been played in 2024.  If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Pasternack at 860.519.4213.

  • (TC) - This is a Tournament of Champions qualifying event.  The Club Champion and the winners of each flight will qualify for the Tournament of Champions. 

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​Sunday August 11th - ABCD 4 Ball - Best 2 Balls (RC) - 73 Player Max

Each team is made up off four players via blind draw to create the ABCD groups.   Each player plays their own ball, with the two best balls gross and net counting for the team score. ​

  • Tournament Fee:  $5.00

  • Teams and Tee Times will be assigned.

Saturday August 17th - President’s Trophy - Individual Ramble (TC) - 72 Player Max

Based on your handicap, you will be put into a four-man flight and will play an 18-hole ramble individual format with three 6-hole matches from assigned tees. The winner of each flight will advance to an 18-hole net play event on Sunday August 27th.  The winner of the President’s Trophy on Sunday the 27th will be determined by the lowest net score. Tee times will be assigned.​

  • Winners of each flight qualify for the Tournament of Champions on October 9th.

  • Winners from each flight qualify and play in the President's Trophy final on Sunday August 25th.  The winner of the President’s Trophy will be determined by the lowest net score. Tee times will be assigned. The low net winner's name is permanently placed on plaques in the Rockledge Club House.​

  • Tournament *Fee: $5.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded to the 1st & 2nd place in each flight.

Sunday August 25th - Presidents Trophy Finals

  • Winners from each flight qualify and play in the President's Trophy final on Sunday August 25th.  The winner of the President’s Trophy will be determined by the lowest net score. Tee times will be assigned. The low net winner's name is permanently placed on plaques in the Rockledge Club House.​

 

SEPTEMBER

Labor Day Weekend - Pro’s Trophy (TC)

This is an individual 36-hole stroke play event.  You must play two of the three days over the Labor Day weekend.  Players must declare with the Pro Shop before teeing off that they are playing a round in the Pro’s Trophy. The winner’s names are permanently placed on plaques in the Rockledge Club House.​

  • Make your own tee time and sign up at the tee to play this event.

  • Tournament Fee: $5.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded for both Gross and Net

  • Must play from the Blue or Black Tees to qualify for Net prizes.
    Please be sure to note tees played on your scorecard.

  • Must play with another member who will attest your scorecard.

  • This is a Tournament of Champions qualifying event!

Saturday September 14th - RMC vs Simsbury Inter-Club Competition at Simsbury Farms

  • Sign Up to play in this Ryder Cup format Inter-Club competition with Simsbury Farms.

  • Our Team Captain (Tournament Committee Chairperson) will select a 20-person team from those members who sign up for this event.

  • Those who sign up will be notified at least one week in advance if they are on the team.

  • Tee Times and Foursomes will be assigned.

  • 18 holes, Prizes

  • Fee to be determined.

Sunday September 15th - ABCD - 9 Hole Best Ball/9 Hole Alternate Shot AD/BC (RC) - 112 Player Max

This is a team ACBD one best ball event. Each team will consist of one A, B, C and D player via blind draw.  The first nine will be played with each player playing their own ball.  The second nine will be alternate shot with the A and D players and the C and D players working together.  Players will hit tee shots, then alternate and hit their partner’s ball on the second shot.   After two shots, choose the best ball and alternate shot from that point until the hole is completed.​​

  • Tournament *Fee: $5.00 per person

  • Prizes will be awarded for Team Gross & Net

  • This is a Ryder Cup point qualifying event.

 

Sat/Sun September 21-22nd - Individual Match Play (TC) 

Based on your handicap, you will be put into a flight of six players and play five 9-hole match play matches over two days (27 holes on Saturday and 18 holes on Sunday). This event has proven to be one of the most popular of the year, and you will not want to miss it. ​

  • Note:  This event is limited to 72 entrants.  Registrations exceeding 72 will be considered in the order received, as alternates or should public tee times not be filled.  The event also requires complete foursomes. So if an odd number remains players will be waitlisted until a foursome can be made.

  • Tournament Fee: $15.00 per person includes bag lunch on day one

  • Prizes are awarded to the 1st & 2nd place in each flight.

Sunday September 29th - Ryder Cup Championship - 36 Player Max

The field for this 18-hole event includes the top 36 players that have qualified by earning points by participating in the designated Ryder Cup (RC) tournaments throughout the 2021 golf season.  There will be two Ryder Cup teams (Nicklaus & Palmer), a captain will be named for each team.  The format will include a Team Match on the front nine (2-point matches) and Individual Matches on the back nine (1-point matches).  Teams with the most points win. Teams are drawn using player handicaps in an ABBAABBAABBA pattern.

  • Check your points on the Ryder Cup Standings page.

  • Qualified players will be contacted by the Pro Shop to confirm their participation.​

  • Tournament *Fee: $10.00 per person

  • Winner takes all!  Only the winning team will receive prizes.

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​OCTOBER

Sunday October 6th - Tournament of Champions - 32 Player Max

An 18-hole modified Stableford scoring tournament. Quotas are established for each player. Quotas are created off the 2 point per hole and modified Stableford Point System (0-DB+, 1-B, 2-P, 4-Br, 6-E, 8-DE+) Quota Example: 18 hdcp – 36 Pt Basis, Quota for the player is 36 minus 18 handicap for a Quota of 18. Tee times will be assigned.

  • Pro Shop will contact and confirm TOC Qualified Players participation.

  • Rockledge Memorial - Gross and Net Winners

  • Individual Match Play Championship - Flight Winners

  • Sherman Memorial - Gross and Net Winners

  • Senior, Senior-Senior, Legends and Masters Championship - Gross and Net Winners

  • Club Championship - Club Champion and Flight Winners

  • President's Trophy Qualifier - Flight Winners

  • President's Trophy Finals

  • Pro's Trophy - Gross and Net Winners

Tuesday October 10th - John Seville Challenge

This tournament is the final Tuesday/Friday event of the season and is played in a scramble format.  Each player hits a drive, the best drive is selected. Each player then hits from that spot, you then select the best shot and once again play from that spot, repeat until the ball is holed on all 18.    ​

  • Sign up in advance in the Pro Shop

  • Teams and Tee Times will be assigned.

  • Tournament Fee $10.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded for Net score.

​Sunday October 13th – Flighted Two Man Best Ball - 18 Holes

Sign up with a member of your choice, or as an individual and you will be paired with another member.  Teams will be paired with another team by the Pro Shop, and tee times will be assigned.  The tournament will be set with flights based on the teams' combined handicap.  ​​​

  • Tournament Fee: $ 5.00 per person

  • Prizes are awarded for team Best Ball Gross & Net.

  • Tee Times will be assigned.

  • Handicap = 85% of Course Handicap

  • Standard Blue Tees - Unless otherwise assigned.  ​

Sunday October 20th - Closer Shamble - Shotgun Start - Hors D'oeuvres, Fall Business Meeting and Awards Following

There will be four- and five-man teams.  The Closer is played in a shamble format, which requires each player to hit a drive, the team picks the best drive, and all players then play from that spot, until each holes out his ball.  Each player is usually required to hit a minimum number of drives. The one lowest gross and net score for each hole is the team score for that hole.​​​

  • Teams will be assigned. 

  • Prizes are awarded for both Gross and Net Teams – Flighted by # of players per group (4 or 5)

  • Closest to the Pin

NOVEMBER

 

Sunday - November 3rd – Greens Keepers Revenge and West Hartford Food Pantry Fundraiser

Sponsored by and open to the Men's and Women's club, and anyone who would like to play.

This is an individual 18-hole Gross and Net event. The grounds crew will take out their revenge by setting several pin positions that will be your worst nightmare! Make sure you bring all of your skills with you for this tournament! In addition, we will once again be raising funds for the West Hartford Food Pantry. Please support the Food Pantry with a non-perishable food and/or cash donation at the Pro Shop.  You can make your own foursome or come as a single and you will be put in a group to play with.   Prizes will be awarded for gross and net but the real winner in this event is the West Hartford Food Bank!  A shotgun start will follow coffee and donuts at the starting area.​​

  • Tournament *Fee: $20.00 per person.  $10 Entry/$10 50/50 Raffle

  • Fill Up The Cart!  With your contribution to the West Hartford Food Pantry.

  • 9:00 AM Coffee & Donuts

  • 9:30 AM Shotgun Start

  • ​2023 PHOTOS

(RC) Ryder Cup and Qualifying Point Tournament
(TC) Tournament of Champions and Qualifying Events

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** Qualifying for SR & Club Championships:  You must have played in two (2) sign up in advance (listed above) and a minimum total of five (5) events (sign up in advance, Tues/Thursday, or Pro Shop events) played prior to the event sign up deadline.

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