40th Takahashi Classic 2-Ball Championship

When: Saturday-Sunday September 7th & 8th 2019
Where: Palatine Hills Golf Course
Format: Two Ball Net Total
Check/Cash Cost: $170
Sign-Up Deadline: Sunday September 1, 2019 @ 2PM
Sign Up and Payment: Sign-up envelopes will be by the BLACK BOX in the clubhouse. Fill out the envelope, insert your payment and place it in the Black Box.
Questions: Contact Mike Bower at bowermike51@gmail.com

Note: We are limited to 50 two-player teams that qualify. The first teams signed up correctly have priority. To be signed up correctly the application needs to have all blanks filled in and the entry fee must be paid.

Event Information

This event honors the memory of Jim Takahashi and the organization he founded. The PHGA is based on the objective to promote the best interest of the game of golf, good fellowship and sportsmanship among the association members.

Main Event Play
2-player team net for the 2 days of play
Championship Net-Total and and Best-Ball Supplemental Event payouts

Event Entry Fee Includes:
Main Event Entry
Team Supplemental Entry
Rubak Sunday Second Chance Pool
Smoker Food & Beverages
Awards BBQ Entry includes a dinner choice of Steak, Ribs, or Chicken.

Classic Event Format
Takahashi Classic Championship
Format: Two Player Net Total
Playoff for Title and Trophy and First Place Prize Money
Other Places Split Prize Money for Ties
Two Player Net Total Sudden Death Playoff Format
Golf Club Professional will determine starting hole for Playoff

Best-Ball Supplemental Event
Format: Two Player Better Ball
Players may sign up for supplemental teams with any other player for $20 per team


PHGA Round Requirements for the 2019 Takahashi Classic
The Takahashi Classic is the end of year tournament for active members of the PHGA. In order to participate you must have played a minimum of 10 qualified rounds in the current season or a total of 20 qualified rounds in the current and prior consecutive seasons. If you are unsure of the number of rounds you have played the information is displayed on the PHGA web site under your member number at the following:

Special Note: Members can petition the PHGA board for an entry exemption allowance if they have a health, family and/or situational issue which impacts their ability to meet the 2019 tournament round requirements.

Please contact the PHGA BOARD directly to discuss your situation on round requirements

Playing Partners
If you are looking for a partner to play in the event, use the e-mail system, ask around prior to the smoker and/or let a board member of the tournament committee know and we will do what we can to help find you a playing partner.

Takahashi Classic Fall Reception
WHEN: FRIDAY September 6th at 7pm
WHERE: Palatine Hills Club House
This event is funded entirely by the supplemental entry fees for the Takahashi Classic
2019 Weekly Event Payouts will be made to winners by check
Supplemental Team entries will be conducted ONLY at this event
A buffet and drinks will be provided.

Awards Barbecue
WHEN: Following the Championship on Sunday September 8th
TIME: At the conclusion of the Sunday round, the clubhouse will be reserved for PHGA Members
WHERE: Palatine Hills Clubhouse

Event Tee-times
Saturday start at 7:30am and go through approximately 9:20am
We have a drawing for the Saturday Tee-time slots at the Takahashi Classic Fall Reception
You play to your way into the Sunday Tee-time slots, times begin at 12PM off 1st and 10th tees
The top half of the leader board will go off the 1st tee, the back half off 10th tee.

IMPORTANT - PLAYING RULES
Each team will be given a printed copy of the 2019 rules sheet at the Takahashi Classic Fall Reception
Rules sheets will be made available on the Saturday morning of the event
Every participant must read the tournament rules.

Important Dates
Sunday, September 1st 2pm - Last day to Sign-up
Thursday, September 5th - Last day of play for 2019 qualifying rounds
Friday, September 6th - Reception at the Clubhouse
Saturday, September 7th & 8th - Classic Play

Entry Fee Breakdown and Payouts
Awards Picnic Food and Beverages - September 9th $90 Per Team (included in entry fee)

Takahashi Classic Championship Flight Format: Two Player Net Total $40 Entry Fee Per Team (included in entry fee)
Payouts:
1st Place 50%
2nd Place 30%
3rd Place 20%
Playoff for Title and First Place Prize Money
Other Places Split Prize Money for Ties
Two Player Net Total Sudden Death Playoff Format (Golf Club Professional will determine starting hole for Playoff)

Best-Ball Supplemental Event Format: Two Player Better Ball $20 Entry Fee Per Team (your team entry included in entry fee)
Supplemental pool sign-up ONLY at reception on FRIDAY September 6th
Payment of Smoker Night Food will be paid with funds from this pool
Payouts:
1st Place 30%
2nd Place 25%
3rd Place 20%
4th Place 15%
5th Place 10%

Rubak Sunday Second Chance Pool Format: Sunday Only team best ball $20 Entry Fee Per Team - (included in entry fee)
Payouts:
1st Place 50%
2nd Place 30%
3rd Place 20%
Teams in First Place after Saturday's round are not eligible for the Rubak Pool and entry fee will be refunded.

Please thank the Staff of Palatine Hills for helping us with this event!

We are looking forward to your participation! Play Ready Golf and Have Fun!