VGCSA Annual Championship & Virlina Cup Qualifier
Date/Time
8/12/2024
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Event Registration
Event Type(s)
VGCSA
Event Description
Full Cry Golf Course at Keswick Hall, Keswick, VA

VGCSA Members will compete to be crowned the VGCSA Champion. There will be four divisions, Superintendent, Assistant, Senior (Age 55 & up), and Vendor. Two superintendents and one assistant superintendent with the lowest gross scores will qualify for the Virlina Cup taking place at Wildcat Cliffs Country Club in Highlands, North Carolina on October 13-15, 2024.
Location
Full Cry Golf Course at Keswick Hall
701 Club Drive
Keswick, VA 22947
UNITED STATES

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Contact Person
Tyler Eastham
(phone: 757-329-3577)
Details


VGCSA Championship & Virlina Cup Qualifier
Hermitage Country Club, Sabot Course
Monday, August 12, 2024

Field Limited to the first 60 Players!






Presented by


 
​Join us for the 2024 VGCSA Championship & Virlina Cup Qualifier! This is an open tournament for all members and their guests. The format is individual stroke play. The Champion and Runner-Up of the Superintendents Division and the Champion of the Assistants Division will qualify for the 2024 Virlina Cup at Wildcat Cliffs Country Club in Highlands, North Carolina on October 13-15, 2024

Including:
  • Golf, Cart, Range with Gross & Net prizes
  • 4 Divisions: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Senior Superintendent, Affiliate
  • Closest to the pin & long drive contests
  • Deluxe Box lunch & drinks on the course
  • Awards reception with some food, open (beer & wine bar), trophy presentation

The VGCSA Championship will be played on the Full Cry Golf Course at Keswick Hall in Keswick, VA. Full Cry, one of the last golf courses designed by the brilliant Pete Dye, has consistently been ranked as one of the best courses to play by major golf magazines. The 18-hole award-winning design merges modern golf course architecture with the rolling topography of central Virginia. The surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains provide a serene backdrop for the challenging course. Strategically designed for the enjoyment of both novice and expert-level golfers.

Defending Gross Champions


Damian Beasley, Dick Fisher, Chris Roberts, Cameron Yancey (not pictured)

Presented by




Beverage Sponsor




Hole Sponsors

     


Overview - The VGCSA Championship features the top players of the VGCSA, vying for gross and net championships in three divisions, Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent and Vendor. The low gross among superintendents age 55 & over will be the Senior Champion. Full Cry Golf Course plays host on August 12th in this stroke play event.  Class A, B, C and F (including Partners) are eligible.  The top two superintendents and the top assistant qualify for the Virlina Cup based on gross scores. Gross and Net trophies will be awarded!

Format & Rules – Individual Stroke Play with four Divisions: Superintendent, Senior Superintendent, Assistant, Vendor.  USGA Rules Govern Play.  All ties decided by USGA scorecard method except in the case of a playoff for a Virlina Cup birth which will be an on course playoff.

Eligibility – Class A, B, C and F (including Partners) members in good standing of VGCSA. Members may invite one unaffiliated guest.

Virlina Cup Qualifying and Prizes – The Champion and Runner-Up of the Superintendents Division and the Champion of the Assistants Division will qualify for the 2024 Virlina Cup at Golden Wildcat Cliffs Country Club in Highlands, North Carolina on October 13-15, 2024.

Senior Championship - Class A and B members who are age 55 & over as of the tournament date will compete for the Senior Championship based on gross score. Please check the box on the registration page if you are eligible. All players will play the same tees, so seniors are also eligible for the regular championship and the Virlina Cup team.

Entry Fee - Includes Golf, Cart, Range Balls, Lunch, Awards, Prizes and Open Bar Reception. The tournament is subsidized by our sponsors. Winners will receive trophies.

  • Members/Partners - $80
  • Unaffiliated Guests - $100

Sponsorships Available
(sponsorships are separate from entry fee)

Lunch Sponsor - $600
Recognition as the lunch sponsor with on-site signage and recognition on digital event promos.

Reception Sponsor - $600
Recognition as the reception sponsor with on-site signage and recognition on digital event promos.

Driving Range Sponsor - $600
Recognition as the reception sponsor with on-site signage and recognition on digital event promos.

Manned Hole Sponsor - $600 (partner price) - $1,000 (non-partner price)
2 reps can set up on a hole during the tournament, includes on-site signage and recognition on digital event promos.

Closest to the Pin Sponsor - $400
Recognition as a closest to the pin sponsor with on-site signage and recognition on digital event promos.

Long Drive Sponsor - $400
Recognition as the long drive sponsor with on-site signage and recognition on digital event promos.

Hole Sponsors - $300
Recognition as a hole sponsor with on-site signage and recognition on digital event promos.

Schedule

10:00 am
Registration / Range Open

11:00 am
Shortgun Start (Deluxe Box Lunch)

3:45 pm
Awards Reception. Keswick Patio

   

Special Recognition

 In memoriam, the Assistants Championship Trophy is named the "J.D. Dickinson Trophy" to honor J.D., who tragically passed in 2014.

Past Champions

Superintendent Champions

2023 Cameron Yancey
2022 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2021 Cameron Yancey
2020 Robert Friend, CGCS
2019 Cameron Yancey
2018 Cameron Yancey
2017 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2016 Cameron Yancey 
2015 Cameron Yancey
2014 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2013 Chester Guzek 
2012 Brian Vincel
2011 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2010 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2009 Chester Guzek
2008 Robert Friend, CGCS & Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2007 Robert Friend, CGCS
2006 Robert Friend, CGCS
2005 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2004 Troy Hall
2003 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS
2002 Robert Friend, CGCS
2001 Rick Wakefield, CGCS
2000 Jeff Whitmire, CGCS

Assistant Champions
2023 Damian Beasley
2022 James Goble
2021 Rhett Martin
2020 Ben Longest
2019 Garrison Fowler
2018 Garrison Fowler
2017 Garrison Fowler
2016 Terry English
2015 Terry English
2014 J.D. Dickinson
2013 Eric Sheets 
2012 Brendan McNulty
2011 Matt Sobotka
2010 Josh Saunders
2009 J.D. Dickinson
2008 Andrew McCormick
2007 Ryan Severidt
2006 Pete Alvord

Senior Champions
2023 Dick Fisher, CGCS
2022 Jeff Yarborough
2021 Jeff Holliday
2020 Jeff Snyder
2019 Robert Friend, CGCS
2018 Robert Friend, CGCS
2017 Robert Friend, CGCS

Affiliate Champions
2023 Chris Roberts
2022 James Hockman
2021 Tommy Adams
2020 Randy Rider
2019 James Hockman
2018 Jim Wilson
2017 Jim Wilson
2016 Jim Wilson

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