Pinehurst

NWAGA Pinehurst Tournament

May 6-7, 2024
Tiburon Golf Club, Omaha


Pinehurst Tournament Heading to Tiburon Golf Club in Omaha

The 2024 Pinehurst Tournament kicks off the NWAGA season May 6-7 at Tiburon Golf Club in Omaha. The event is open to 54 sides (two-player teams); the deadline to enter is Monday, April 29. The tournament will consist of 36-holes of Pinehurst stroke play (both gross and net).

In Pinehurst play, two players play as partners, each partner plays from the teeing ground and plays the partners ball for the second shot. After the second shot, partners select the ball with which they wish to score and play that ball alternately to complete the hole. Trophies will be awarded to the winners in both divisions (gross and net), merchandise prizes are available to the top finishers within each net flight. Link to the appropriate tab above to enter.

Enter This Tournament Online

Entry Deadline: 5:00 p.m. CDT on April 29, 2024

ELIGIBILITY
Entrant must be a member of NWAGA. Entrant must also be a resident of Nebraska (see below) with an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index® issued by a “member club” of the Nebraska Golf Association. All players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.

An individual is considered a resident of Nebraska if they: a) maintain either a primary or a secondary residence in Nebraska, or b) are an active duty member of the United States Military stationed in Nebraska, or c) are a student physically attending college in Nebraska within a time period four-months prior to the event, or d) are a graduate of a Nebraska high school attending an out-of-state college. If these criteria are in question, the NWAGA Tournament Committee shall render any final decision. 

Handicaps: The NWAGA Handicap Committee requires that all participants in NWAGA tournaments have a minimum of 10 acceptable scores posted within 12 months of the registration deadline.

FIELD SIZE
Limited to 54 sides (108 players).

ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE
All sides must file an online entry application. Entry fee of $260 must be paid by every side. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if NWAGA is notified (402-505-4653, ext. 103 or via e-mail at cpitkin@nebgolf.org) before the close of entries. After the close of entries, fee will be refunded in the event of medical condition, if requested before the first day of competition. No refund for any reason after that day. A $30 service charge will be deducted from all refunds. Entry includes 36-holes of competition; cart; prizes; player meal and awards luncheon.

Entries open at 8:00 a.m. CDT on Monday, April 1, 2024. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Monday, April 29, 2024. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12:00 p.m. CDT on April 1, a drawing will be used to determine the field and wait list order. If the tournament does not receive more than the maximum number of entries by 12:00 p.m. CDT on April 1, the field will be determined by order of entry. Entries may be accepted after the deadline, if field is not full, at the discretion of NWAGA. Partner substitutions may be made prior to competition.

MAXIMUM HANDICAP INDEX
The maximum handicap index permitted for this event is 40.4. Golfers whose handicap index exceeds 40.4 will be reduced to the 40.4 maximum.

ENTRIES RECEIVED

FORMAT
The tournament will consist of 36-holes of Pinehurst stroke play (both gross and net). In Pinehurst, two players play as partners, each partner plays from the teeing ground and plays the partners ball for the second shot. After the second shot, partners select the ball with which they wish to score and play that ball alternately to complete the hole.

DIVISIONS
All sides will compete in both Gross and Net Divisions.

FLIGHTS
Flights will be created in advance, within the Net Division, based on team Playing Handicap. 

HANDICAP ALLOWANCE
Based on May 15 Handicap Revision. 60% of the lower player’s Course Handicap and 40% of the higher player’s Course Handicap determine a side’s Playing Handicap.

PAIRINGS
A side’s Playing Handicap will determine round one shotgun starting position, within each flight, with the lowest Playing Handicaps starting on hole 1. Round two shotgun starting position will be determined by round one net score within each flight.

CADDIES
Caddies are not permitted.

PERSONAL APPEARANCE & FOOTWEAR
Players must be neat in appearance with respect to clothing and personal grooming. Traditional spikes are prohibited. Model Local Rule G-7.

DETERMINING TIES
Ties for first place within a division or flight will be broken by scorecard playoff using the USGA method of comparing scores.

POSTING SCORES
Scores from this event are not eligible for WHS posting purposes.

Practice Rounds
Practice rounds are available at a time convenient to Tiburon Golf Club. Please call (402) 895-2688 to make proper arrangements.
Practice Dates
April 26th through May 1st
*Disclaimer, The two courses that you will be playing for your event might now be available during practice rounds due to the rotations changing everyday.  We will do our best to accommodate all requests.
Pricing
Weekday - 60 and over - $33, Under 60 - $52
Weekend Rate - $64

Schedule
Monday, May 6
10:30 A.M. - Registration & Practice Areas Open
11:00 A.M. - Sack Lunch Available
12 P.M. - Round One Shotgun Start

Tuesday, May 7
8 A.M. - Practice Areas Open
9 A.M. - Round Two Shotgun Start
Following Golf - Awards Luncheon Buffet

Lodging
Because of the large number of lodging options available in Omaha there are no hotel arrangements made for this tournament.

Digital Scoring
It is required that one individual in each group enter hole scores following each hole using the Golf Genius mobile app. Instructions for downloading the app will be included in pre-event material provided to players following the deadline.

Prizes
Net: Overall Low Net: Pewter cup awards; Flight Winners: Photo frame awards; Merchandise: Top third in each flight.
Gross: Overall Low Gross: Trophy plates.

Player Information
Player Fact Sheet
Golf Genius Mobile App Instructions

Rules Documents
2024 NWAGA Local Rules and Terms of the Competition
2024 NWAGA Pace of Play Policy
Notice to Players - Tiburon Golf Club

Contact
Chad Pitkin, NebGolf - Manager of Memberships & Women's Programs
cpitkin@nebgolf.org; (402) 505-4653, x103

Tiburon Golf Club

10302 S 168th St
Omaha, NE 68136
402-895-2688
Website - www.tiburongolf.com

Director of Golf - Matt Wollum, PGA
Superintendent -
NWAGA Tees (5,128 Yards, Par 72, 70.9/120)

Course Yardage

Great White - 69.3/118

HOLE

PAR

YARDAGE

1 4 310
2 4 270
3 3 135
4 5 405
5 4 295
6 4 300
7 3 105
8 5 435
9 4 310
Out 36 2565

Hammerhead - 69.0/116

HOLE

PAR

YARDAGE

1 5 435
2 3 100
3 4 295
4 4 235
5 4 275
6 4 277
7 3 130
8 4 275
9 5 425
Out 36 2447
Total 5012
Year
Net Champions
Hometowns
Site
2023 Donna May & Miae Hatfield Eagle, Elkhorn Oakland Golf Club
2022 Barb Grandfield & Eunice Palu Elkhorn, Crofton North Bend Golf Club
2021 Nammi Song & Jackie Warrick Omaha, Blair Ashland Golf Club
2020 Miae Hatfield & Sherrie Nelson Elkhorn, Lincoln Champions Run
2019 Jackie Warrick & Shirly Rochelle Blair, Elkhorn Field Club of Omaha
2018 Bev McKillip & Bev Guzinski Norfolk, Tekemah Meadowlark Hills Golf Course