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2017 Senior Ryder Cup

       

       In 2016 Sutton Creek Golf Club had the privilege of joining the Senior Ryder Cup.  This unique event is an opportunity for Sutton Creek Golf Club members to compete locally in a Ryder Cup format against other clubs from the area. 

Designed to offer a competitive feel for senior men golfers over the age of 55 and up this special opportunity also allows members the chance to see other golf clubs in the area and meet members from other clubs in a friendly and social environment.

Sutton Creek Golf Club will be competing again in 2017 and are looking to improve in our second season with the Senior Ryder Cup.

TEAM SELECTION PROCESS:

36 hole gross score competition no handicap. (Qualifying dates to be announced).

NUMBER OF PLAYERS PER TEAM:

Eight (8) -- Six (6) seniors plus Two (2) Super Seniors 65 yrs @ over.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a member of Sutton Creek Golf Club to participate in the matches.

AGE OF PLAYERS:

55 and up as of the date of the 1st Division Match.

TYPE OF PLAYERS:

Two man team match play--Ryder Cup format.

COST PER EVENT:

$60.00 (includes lunch, carts and skins game).

ONTARIO WIDE HISTORY:

The inaugural year of the Senior Ryder Cup began in the Niagara Region in 1999 with four golf clubs participating.  Since then it has grown to 19 divisions across Ontario divided into regions.  Currently there are 76 golf clubs competing and definitely more to come.  Each divisional winner will compete against other teams in their region with the privilege to represent your region at the year end Championship Day Tournament.

You can obtain more information at the Senior Ryder Cup website.  Please follow the link below:

Senior Ryder Cup Website

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2017

Date: Friday June 9th, 2017 Club Sutton Creek Golf Club Game: Chapman
Date: T.B.D. Club Sawmill Creek Golf Resort and Spa Game: Shamble
Date: Friday July 14th, 2017 Club Erie Shores Golf Club Game: Scramble
Date: Friday July 21st, 2017 Club Kingsville Golf Club Game: Better Ball

Starting times TBA.

CHAMPIONSHIP DAY TOURNAMENT

Date: Monday August 28th, 2017 Club: Scarboro Golf Club Game: TBA.

If you are a Sutton Creek Golf Club member and would like to participate in a fun filled, competitive and social event please contact Jeff Collingridge, Director of Golf by email at jeff@suttoncreekgolf.com or by phone at 519-726-6900 ext 23.  Team captain Henry Schwager can also be contacted for more information by email at henryanddeb@sympatico.ca.