The King Island Open Championship, a 36 hole event for men and lady golfers.
Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th of November 2017
Held over the Northern Tasmanian Recreation Day / Melbourne Cup long weekend. This event is open to any golfer with an AGU handicap. The event commences on Friday with a 9 hole Chicken Run held in conjunction with a 18 hole 4BBB stableford (arrange partners).
Championship rounds of 18 holes are held on both Saturday and Sunday concluding with a Presentation Dinner at the clubhouse on Sunday evening.
Entries now open - ENTRY FORM & Program
King Island Golf & Bowling Club Inc will host our annual King Island Open Golf Championship over the weekend of Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November 2017. This will be our 47th consecutive Open – an event that is looked forward to by many golfers both on and off King Island!!
Remember, it is IMPORTANT that all golfers with a golf link number ensure they have it available to calculate your handicap for this year’s Open.
We warmly welcome REX airlines as a major sponsor for this year’s event. This will allow us to offer the overall 36 nett winner of both the Men's and Ladies competition a return airfare between Melbourne and King Island. REX has generously agreed to provide golfers who are travelling to the Island to participate in our Open event, a total luggage allowance of up to 23kgs. This will apply to travel between Saturday 28th October and Friday 10 November 2017, one prior to and one week after the event.
Our program, as usual, will kick off on Friday afternoon with the 4BBB that can also be played as a mixed event. Or there is a chicken run for individual players. These are followed by the Calcutta in the evening from 7pm. Saturday sees the commencement of the Golf Championship for both men and ladies. (Ladies may choose to enter 18 or 36 holes).
After the first day’s competition on Saturday, meals will be available at Mr Wang’s Chinese Cuisine restaurant at the Clubhouse. Numbers will be limited, bookings are essential so please book early to avoid disappointment by contacting Robert on 0414 655 618.
Sunday night’s traditional Presentation Dinner will start at 6pm and costs $40.00 per head. For catering purposes bookings are essential with payment required as part of your registration – late bookings will incur an additional charge. Please find our entry form attached with pre-payment options that are available. Vouchers for prepaid registrations will be available for collection on Friday and Saturday at the Clubhouse.
Entry forms can be downloaded HERE
We look forward to hosting golfers of all calibre and from all parts of Australia and guarantee a great weekend of hospitality and golf!
H.J. (Jim) Cooper
0427 130 448
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