Conditions of Play

Play consists of fifty-four holes of stroke play, with no cut.

Distance measuring devices (DMD) are permitted but may not measure slope or wind. Even if the slope and wind function can be turned off, it is NOT permitted for play. Use of a DMD with those functions during tournament play is disqualification.

Players clubs must conform to the groove and punchmark specifications in the Rules of Golf effective January 1, 2010.

Entry Fee

The entry fee is $350 plus applicable taxes.

 

Invitational Rules of Play

Conditions of Competition and Standard Local Rules

Caddie Rules & Regulations

Code of Conduct

Pace of Play

Schedule

Monday, June 11, 2018

Invitational Qualifier

The Glencoe Invitational reserves four (4) positions in the tournament for Monday Qualifying players. Play will be tee times beginning at 8 am on The Forest course. Sign up is limited to the first 80 players, member or non-member. Cost will be $200+/player, this cost will be applied to your entry fee should you qualify.

All participants must provide proof of handicap to be 4.0 or less to participate.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  • Practice Rounds: Players are entitled to one practice round prior to tournament play. Call the Golf Shop to book at 403-571-0055 starting Friday, June 1 at 9 am.
  • Invitational Media Day: 10 am Brunch for selected players & media only, followed by 11:30 am tee times.
  • Opening Cocktail Reception: Player registration 6 – 8 pm

Thursday – Saturday, June 14 – 16, 2018

  • Breakfast Buffet: daily from 7 am – 10 am
  • Lunch Buffet (Thursday & Friday): from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Practice Facility: open daily at 6:30 am
  • Competition Rounds: daily 8 am – 11 am

Thursday, June 14, 2018

5 pm Drive, Chip & Putt Skills Challenge: This will be a fun skills challenge for all players on our Practice Facility.

Friday, June 15, 2018

5 pm Horserace: The low twenty players after round one of competition will be invited to participate. This will be played on our Bridges 9-hole rotation. The two champions of the race will receive complimentary entry into the 2018 Glencoe Invitational.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Glencoe Invitational Closing Awards Banquet
(Jacket Required, Player may bring a guest)
Cocktail Reception: 5 pm
White Hat Ceremony: 6 pm, dinner to follow
Awards: 7 pm

Additional Information

Participation Includes

  • Three competition rounds on The Forest.
  • One practice round.
  • Breakfast & Lunch buffet is provided for player and caddie
  • Players package including a first tee gift
  • Opening Cocktail Reception invite, RSVP required
  • Closing Awards Banquet invite plus one guest, RSVP required
  • The opportunity to participate in the Friday afternoon Horserace

Private Housing Program

Our membership is happy to accommodate players from The Glencoe Invitational upon request. Accommodation includes transportation and meals. Only players will be permitted to take advantage of this program. Space is limited, please indicate on the application form of your interest.

The 2017 Invitational Champion will Receive

  • Crystal Keeper Trophy from Nova Scotia Crystal
  • Exemption to the final qualifying round for the RBC Canadian Open to be held at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, ON July 24 – 30, 2017.
  • Exemption into the ATB Financial Classic to be held at Country Hills Golf Club in Calgary, AB August 7 – 13, 2017
  • Exemption into the Canadian Men’s Amateur to be held at The Toronto Golf Club & Islington Golf Club in Mississauga, ON August 7 – 10, 2017
  • The top Alberta player will receive a spot on the 2018 Pacific Coast Amateur Team.

Local Amenities

WestJet Airlines

WestJet has generously offered The Glencoe Invitational players a discounted rate code for all their travel needs.

You will receive a WestJet Promo and Coupon Code when you receive confirmation that you have been accepted into the field. There will be shuttle service available at the Calgary International Airport.

If you misplaced the discount travel information please email Julie Repp.


Sandman Hotel & Suites Calgary West

Dress Code

JACKET IS REQUIRED FOR THE AWARDS DINNER. PANTS ARE REQUIRED DURING COMPETITION

Shorts are not permitted during tournament play but are during practice rounds.

Acceptable Golf Attire

  • Pants/Shorts/Skorts/Skirts that are in good repair. It is advised that shorts/skorts/skirts sold in the Club’s Golf Shop or major golf retailers would meet both the style requirements and the length of “reasonable standard” regardless of brand and/or fit differentials on different body types.
  • For Men, golf shirts with sleeves and collars are required. Shirts must be tucked in at the waist at all times unless designed to be worn untucked*.
  • For Ladies, shirts may have sleeves or a collar but must have one or the other. Tank top styles are not permitted.
  • Golf footwear with soft spikes or laced athletic running shoes on the golf courses are acceptable. All other styles of footwear would be considered unacceptable.
    *Defined as buttoned from collar to hem, hemmed and evenly cut around the bottom.

Clubhouse Apparel Etiquette

  • Blue Jeans, in good repair (not frayed or torn), are only permissible in the Clubhouse.

Common Breaches of Dress Code

  • Fitness apparel or spandex commonly worn to the gym or a yoga studio.
  • Apparel with garish or vulgar slogans, advertising and or sports uniforms.
  • Collarless shirts and t-shirts for Men.
  • Steel spiked shoes are not permitted on the property.
  • Halter/Tank tops & Low-rise shirts for Ladies (no exposed midriff ).
  • Denim worn on-course.