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Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament
September 15, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm$140.00
Celebrating our 29th year, this tournament holds the tradition of being one of the oldest in our region and is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the area. The date of this year’s tournament will take place September 15, 16 – 17 and the registration deadline will be Wednesday, September 13 at 5:00 p.m. unless the maximum number is reached.
Tournament festivities will begin with the traditional “Pairing Party” Friday, September 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Miller’s Landing, our exceptional banquet facility located adjacent to the golf course. Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and cold beverages, while meeting your teammates and competitors for the weekend.
The format of play for Saturday will be “Best Ball” using the best net ball of the foursome. On Sunday, the format of play will be 4-person Team Superball. Teams will be formed using a computerized “blind draw” system. We reserve the right to rank all participants into their A, B, C and D categories by golf ability using their United States Golf Association handicaps as the key criteria.
The first round of tournament play on Saturday will consist of a shotgun start for the first half of the field at 8:30 a.m. with the remaining half starting at 1:30 p.m. Note that each golfer will enjoy a meal before and after their scheduled round regardless of their tee time.
The field will again be divided for the second round of play on Sunday, this time by score, with the top half teeing off in the afternoon. All participants are invited to dinner and the awards ceremony, to be held immediately after play at approximately 5:30 p.m.
For golfers without base access, you can request access when you register online. Otherwise, please contact our golf course manager, Jim Ferree at (252) 466-3044. We sincerely hope you can join us for the 2017 Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament, commemorating 29 years of exciting golf tournaments hosted aboard MCAS Cherry Point.
The pairing party is Friday, Sept. 15 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Hosted at Miller’s Landing, golfers will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and cold beverages. Additional guest tickets are available for $15.00 per person.
Saturday Format is Best Ball, using best net ball of foursome with each player getting 80% of their handicap. Sunday Format is Superball. Captain’s choice, no handicaps.
There will be lots of door prizes, goody bags and a tournament hat.
Mulligans will be available for $5.00, which include both a Mulligan and a Tee-Buster. Only one Mulligan per player, per day please.
How do I get base access if I am not an Authorized Patron?
If you require base access, there is a space on the EventBrite registration form to provide the necessary information. This information will be required no later than September 2rd. You can also consider joining Friends of Cherry Point to gain access to the course all year long.
Can I cancel my membership or request a refund?
Yes, you may request a refund or cancel your order up until September 5th.
What about inclement weather?
In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled and all participants will be notified.
Don’t want to pay online?
Feel free to register register at the Sound of Freedom Golf Course. You can call (252) 466-3044 for additional information.