Event Information


May 22-23, 2017


Entry Fee: $185.00   Entries Close May 12, 2017

Dear Senior Golfer:

The 2017 Sport Durst Durham Senior Amateur will be held May 22-23 at Croasdaile Country Club in Durham!  This will be the 8th year of the championship and we will again be one of the largest senior amateur golf championships in the USA.  This event is regarded by the CGA as a Senior Ranked Event with a 2 multiplier.


The popular Legends Division will return this year for those aged 70 and above!!


The purse for each division will be based on the amount of entries for that division. Competitors have the option to play in the Senior or Super Senior Division, however only the Senior Division will be eligible for the Senior Points from the CGA.


Elected Divisions must be marked on the submitted entry form

*Senior Division - Age 55+ as of 5/25/17

Super Senior Division - Age 65+ as of 5/25/17

Legends Division - Age 70+ as of 5/25/17

*Only Senior Division is eligible for CGA Senior Points


Tournament Format:   36 holes USGA stroke play

Play shall be governed by USGA rules.  Any modifications will be listed on the golfers’ information sheet at the Starter’s Table.  Questions or disputes will be settled by the Rules Committee, whose decision shall be final.

Ties for Tournament Division Champion will be settled by a sudden death playoff immediately following the conclusion of the final round.  All other ties will share equally.

All players will be required to ride during both tournament rounds.                                


Prizes will be awarded in all divisions, based on the total number of entries for each division. Approximately 45% of the field, in each division, will be paid in the form of gift certificates* to the Croasdaile Country Club Pro Shop.  Division Winners will receive a 2017 Division Winner Crystal trophy.



Starting times will be available by Saturday, May 20th and accessible through the following.

-posted on the Durham Senior Amateur page of the Croasdaile Country Club website

-posted in the Croasdaile Country Club Golf Shop

-posted in the Durham Herald Sun newspaper on Saturday 5/21 and Sunday 5/22

There will not be any preferential pairings.


Withdrawals, for any reason, must be confirmed by 5:00pm 5/12/17 to receive a full refund.  Withdrawals will be accepted by email: DurhamSrAm@croasdailecountryclub.com

or by phone:  919-383-2517


The Tournament Field will consist of the first 144 paid entries based on the guidelines of the Tournament as described.  Subsequent entries will form an Alternate List.  The Tournament Committee will inform alternates of any change in status as soon as possible.  Completed entry forms with payment must be received by May 12, 2017 at 5:00pm. 

The full entry fee of $185 must accompany a completed entry form.


Entry includes 2 rounds of tournament golf, cart fees for both rounds, a practice round up to two weeks prior to the tournament*, and range balls during the tournament rounds and practice round.


*Practice rounds may be arranged by calling the Croasdaile CC Golf Shop 3 days prior to the intended day.  A cart fee of $25 is required for all practice rounds.  Guests may accompany practice rounds on an availability basis and will be charged Croasdaile’s Accompanied Guest Rate ($64 Tues-Thurs including cart, $79 Fri-Sun including cart).


Contact info:

Croasdaile CC Pro Shop:  919-383-2517

Croasdaile CC Head Golf Professional:  Drake Woodside, PGA

Croasdaile Country Club

3800 Farm Gate Avenue

Durham, North Carolina 27705


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