Every year WHGA has a Weekend Away Tournament. This year, once again, we will be heading up to the Woodlands Links Golf Course. It is located at 37858 Huron Rd., Clinton, Ontario N0M 1L0. We will be staying at the Bedford Hotel. It is located at 92 House Sq Crt, Goderich, ON N7A 1M6.
Friday, August 18th – Practice Round (10:30am first tee), Auction Teams at course, Dinner at Bedford Hotel & Poker Tournament
Saturday, August 19th – First round of Tournament (9:00am first tee), Breakfast at course, Dinner at Clinton Raceway & Casino is optional this year. You are on your own for dinner this year.
Sunday, August 20th – Final Round of Tournament (9:00am first tee), Breakfast at course, Lunch BBQ after round, Awards ceremony.
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2017 Weekend Away Fact Sheet
Directions to the Woodland Links Golf Course, the Bedford Hotel and the Clinton Raceway & Casino are available by clicking on the map links above. The event for Saturday and Sunday is a three or four man Calcutta (depending on the number of players). We will have a first and second place purse as well as eight closest-to-the-pin prizes. These costs have been included in your weekend package fee. The three or four man teams will be pre-selected based on handicaps. If short players, teams will randomly be selected to have one spot auctioned off, all other teams will be complete. The draw for the empty spot or spots will be done prior to the team auction on Friday. A player can only buy one additional spot and cannot buy a second spot on his own team. We will sell any open spots after golf on Friday, after which will auction off the Calcutta teams. Your gross score from both days will be combined to represent our major tournament event for the year. All points will be doubled. You will not be golfing with your Calcutta teammates and, as this is a money game, your playing partners will be predetermined on Friday. We ask that West Hill Golf Association rules are strictly enforced. If you need a ruling, two of your three golfing partners must agree to the call. We are instituting a live handicap system so all score cards are to be handed in to the scorekeeper GEORGE OATWAY
Day 1 Friday (August 18)
Tee times have been booked beginning at 10.30 a.m. If you are interested we will be collecting $10.00 per player for closest to the pin on Friday. REMEMBER WE ARE DOING THE AUCTION OF OPEN SPOTS AND THE TEAMS AT THE GOLF COURSE, SO PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE AFTER YOUR ROUND IS FINISHED. Dinner is at 7.00 p.m.sharp in the Bedford Hotel dining room. A steak dinner is included in your cost for the weekend. You are responsible for your own drinks gratuities on the drinks. All other gratuities are included in your cost.
We will be setting up a Texas Holdem tournament after dinner, all are welcome to play. We will remain in the dining room for the cards.
Day 2 Saturday (August 19)
Tee-times begin at 9.00 a.m. Breakfast consisting of bacon, eggs, toast and coffee will be provided by the golf course. Please arrive early enough to get your breakfast. Once your round is complete; please immediately give your score cards to GEORGE OATWAY. We have made the dinner buffet at the Clinton Raceway & Casino for 6.30 optional this year. If you wish to go just pay for it at the casino or you can join other members at on of the other fine restaurants that Goderich has to offer. BRING ID IF YOU WANT TO GAMBLE.
Day 3 Sunday (August 20)
Our first tee time is 9.00 a.m. Please get to the golf course early enough to have breakfast. You must check out before you leave the hotel. Once your round is complete, you must immediately give your scorecards to GEORGE OATWAY. This will allow us to complete the scoring in a timely manner.
After golf, while waiting for the final results, a lunch consisting of hamburger, fries and soft drink will be provided. Finally we will have our Calcutta and flight trophy presentations.
NOTE FROM THE PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE
Please bear in mind that we are guests of the hotel and golf course. Please be very courteous and sportsmanlike to all of their employees at all times. Remember we are ambassadors of our club. Etiquette, dress and manners are very important in maintaining the clubs image.
Most of all guys………………. ENJOY THE WEEKEND.