Silver Slipper Coast Open

 

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2017 Silver Slipper Coast Open

Site: Diamondhead Country Club

Presented by: Silver Slipper Hotel & Casino

Date: December 2-3, 2017

 

 

Format

Eligibility

Entry Fee

36-Holes, Stroke Play, USGA, and Diamondhead Country Club local rules apply.  The Coast Open Champion shall be the player with the lowest 36-hole gross score in the Championship Division.  There will be no handicap divisions for Amateurs however the event will pay ten (10) low round non-winners for Sunday’s play along with paying 30-35% of the field for the 2-day championship event.  Amateur winners will be determined on gross score only.  Low Amateurs will be awarded with golf shop gift certificates.  72 players will be the maximum number of participants in the tournament.  Additional signups after the 72nd player will be put on a waiting list. This is a Mississippi Golf Association sanctioned event.

 

Please click here to register for the Coast Open. (Give page time to load)

Professional and amateur golfers.  Priority order will be professionals and then amateurs with a November 2017 USGA-approved handicap index of 12.0 or lower

 

Professionals that have applied for and are awaiting reinstatement as an Amateur Golfer are allowed to participate as long as he waives his right to any prize money offered in the competition (Rule 9-2e in Rules of Amateur Status). Contestants are NOT required to reside on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Those declaring professional status must be registered as a PGA Member.

Amateur: $150.00

Professional: $200.00

 

 

Deadline

Prizes

Division Minimums for Full MGA Points

Deadline for Entries: Thursday November 30, 2017.

 

Must receive full payment by 3:00pm, Wednesday, November 22nd or when full field of 72 players is reached.  ***Late entries may be accepted at the sole discretion of the tournament director and any entries accepted after the deadline will incur a $20 late fee.

Professionals will play for a cash purse.  Amateurs will play for merchandise certificates.  Purse will be based on total number of entries.

Regular - 40

Senior - 15

Super Senior - 7

 

If minimums are not met, MGA points will be pro-rated.

 

*this section is for MGA Point Sanctioning Only

Practice Rounds

Silver Slipper Hotel Special Tournament Rate

Call Diamondhead Country Club Pro Shop for your practice round (228)-255-3910

 

A special practice round rate of $25 will be available to participants from Monday, November 27th – Friday, December 1st.

The title sponsor, Silver Slipper Hotel & Casino, is offering the 2017 Coast Open participants a special rate of $99 per night at the Silver Slipper Hotel.

 

Please book your tournament rooms soon because this special rate only lasts until Saturday, November 18, 2017.