Rye Grass Invitational Tournament

CLICK HERE to download an entry form

The Chiefland Golf & Country Club takes great pride in inviting you to our Forty First Annual Rye Grass Tournament. The Rye Grass committee has agreed to retain the $100 registration fee. Thursday's Dan Whitehurst Memorial Scramble will be followed by our traditional seafood dinner and Saturday's dinner will be followed by music entertainment and a large raffle drawing. 
This year the ladies are invited to participate in the second annual " Ladies only scramble". Tee-off is at 8:00am on Thursday morning. Sign up early to secure your place. Men are invited to the annual 
  "Dan Whitehurst Memorial Scramble" teeing off at 1:00pm. Both are 18 hole events.  Both scrambles are $40.00 per player for participants in the touranment and $50.00 for scramble only players. Tournament players are guaranteed a place in the scramble event if a timely application is received. After all entries are received, the teams will be drawn and made up of "A", "B" and "C" players. First, second and third places will be paid. We encourage everyone to participate in the scramble. Unfortunately, there is a limit of one hundred twenty (120) players so get your entry in timely. Following the scramble, the traditional seafood supper will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Tournament participants are entitled to one (1) free practice round, which may be played on Tuesday through Friday, October 2nd through the 5th. No practice round will be allowed the week of the tournament. 

Ladies will play in a separate handicap division. A maximum of thirty-six (36) handicap may be used. Ladies will play their first round on Friday, October 12th, 2018 starting at 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Requested tee times will be honored on a first come or call basis. Ladies will play their final round from 8:00 a.m. until noon on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 and tee times for that day will be assigned according to the first round play.

The Men's Division will be limited to two hundred (200) players and the men can elect to play their first round on Friday, October 12th, 2018 or Saturday, October 13th, 2018. Tee times for first round play will be honored on a first come, first call basis. The last tee time on Saturday is 2:00 p.m. The final round for the men will be Sunday, October 14th, 2018 starting at 8:30 a.m. with tee times assigned based upon first round of play. You must play your scheduled tee time on Sunday, as this will be strictly enforced. Please check in with the starter 30 minutes in advance of a tee time. This year the men will have two divisions, the gold and white. After the first round of play, the top twelve playesrs of the white division and all ties will comprise the championship flight.  All other players in the white diviision with be flighted after the first day of play based on stroke play and no handicaps will apply to the white division.  The gold division will be split after the first round of play and only the "B" division will have 7%% of their handicaps applied to each day's score.  No men's scores will be posted until 3pm Saturday. 

The enclosed blank entry form must be completed and returned to The Chiefland Golf & Country Club no later than the cutoff date of September 29th, 2018. The entry form must be accompanied with an entry fee of $100.00. If you wish to play in the Thursday scramble, please include the fee of $40.00 or $50.00 for Non Tournament Players. We have placed a "no refund date" of October 5th, 2018 so please make your plans and get your entry form back in as soon as possible. All 2017 Rye Grass players shall have priority if the entry form and fee is received by the cutoff date of September 29th, 2018.

Please note that extra dinner tickets for the Thursday and Saturday evening meal are available and may be purchased at the Clubhouse or with entry fees. Tickets will be required for all dinner events. We appreciate your participation and look forward to seeing you at the Thirty-Ninth Annual Rye Grass Tournament.

Rob Ice
Club President

Tim Hart
Rye Grass Chairman


Forty First Annual Rye Grass Invitational Tournament

Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
October 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th, 2018

36 holes Medal play. Men will have 2 divisions; gold and white. Women will have their own division. Sudden death playoff to be determined in the championship flights only. All other flights match cards from 18th hole backwards. -----Entry limited to 36 ladies------200 men.

Over $12,000 in Prizes to be Awarded

We are currently evaluating this year's prize package,
which will be finalized in the near future.


The Tournament Rules Committee will interpret the rules and decide all questions in dispute. Their decision will be final. The Tournament Rules Committee will reserve the right to reject or disqualify any player at its discretion and to make any changes necessary for postponement due to weather or any other circumstance. 

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

1 p.m. - Men Only - "The Dan Whitehurst Memorial Scramble"

6:30 p.m. - Seafood Dinner**

**All Rye Grass Participants
receive 1 complimentary
Dinner Ticket.
Additional tickets may be purchased for $12 each
  Friday, October 12th, 2018

7:30 a.m. - Coffee & Sweet Rolls

8:00 a.m. - Men & Women Begin
First Round Tee Off
(Ladies Priority)

1:00 p.m. - Men Begin Tee Off
(First Round)


Saturday, October 13th, 2018

7:30 a.m. - Coffee & Sweet Rolls

8:00 a.m. - Men & Women (Women's Final Round)

12:30 to 2:00 p.m. - Men Begin Tee Off
(First Round)

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Happy Hour

6:30 p.m. - Dinner
  Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Men's Final Round

7:30 a.m. - Coffee & Sweet Rolls

8:30 a.m. - Men Begin Tee Off
(Final Round)

12:30 p.m. - Men Begin Tee Off
(Final Round)

6:00 p.m. - Presentation of Prizes

CLICK HERE to download an entry form