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City Seeks Golf Enthusiasts For the 2017 City Golf Championship

3 course format to feature The Club at Las Campanas, Santa Fe Country Club & Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe

SANTA FE, NM- Get ready to turn some heads! The 2017 City Golf Championship is right around the corner and The City of Santa Fe’s Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe (MSL) golf course in collaboration with The Club at Las Campanas and the Santa Fe Country Club, would like to invite you to sign up for 3 days of competitive golf commencing on Thursday, July 20th and concluding on Saturday, July 22, 2017. The tournament itself, boasts a long history of tradition by attracting up-and-coming amateur players as well as the city’s most well-known golf sport enthusiasts.

Golfers will take advantage of a 3 course format; beginning at Santa Fe’s premier private golf course, the signature Jack Nicklaus Las Campanas Sunrise course. The tournament will travel to Santa Fe’s oldest golf venue where the local golf scene first originated, The Santa Fe Country Club. The tournament will conclude at none other than Santa Fe’s municipal golf course which has provided an exceptional golf experience for Santa Fe’s locals and visitors since 1998. “It’s one of the most exciting tournaments of the year”, stated Jennifer Romero, MRC/Golf Course Manager. “We have a lot of seasoned golfers who look forward to playing in the City Championship by training months in advance for their chance to be named the acclaimed city champion.”

Deadline for entries is Monday, July 17th at 8:00 pm. Net and gross prizes will be awarded to top finishers; 2017 top sponsors will include ESPN Santa Fe 1400AM-Hutton Broadcasting, Inc., and a hole-in-one contest sponsored by Santa Fe Chevrolet.

What:
● 2017 City Golf Championship

When:
● Thursday, July 20th -1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start (The Club at Las Campanas)
● Friday, July 21st -1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start (Santa Fe Country Club)
● Saturday, July 22nd – 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start (Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe)

Eligibility:
● Entry limited to first 100 players; all skill levels welcome
● Open to golfers with a 25 handicap or lower; GHIN# required (Except Championship Flight)
● Golf attire strictly enforced

Scoring:
● Stroke Play
● Handicap indexes will be adjusted according to each course rating
● Local rules to be determined by PGA Pro at each respective golf course
● USGA rules will govern play

Entry Deadline:
● Monday, July 17th; 8:00 pm
● No exceptions/refunds after deadline

$195.00 Entry Fee Includes:
● 3 days green fees
● Prizes for top finishers in each flight
● Driving range daily usage
● Golf cart/practice round not included in entry fee
*Golf cart required at Las Campanas; Country Club & Links de Santa Fe optional
● Saturday awards luncheon ($15.00 guest tickets available)

Flights:
*Tee color are dependent at each respective course; See officials for proper placement
*Golfers please arrive no earlier than 1 hour prior to tee time

● Championship Flight: (medal/gross play, no handicap)
● Businessman’s Flight: (medal play, gross & net, handicaps from 0-12)
● First Flight: (medal play, net only, handicaps from 13-25)
● Ladies Flight: (medal play-gross & net, maximum handicap of 25)
● Senior 60+ Flight: (medal play, gross & net, maximum handicap of 25)

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Gold Sponsor: $500
● 3 days of onsite recognition;
● Hole sponsorship;
● Radio spot recognition;
● E-blast recognition;
● Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe website recognition;
● Banner display (provided by business)
● Recognition at start of tournament and during awards luncheon

Silver Sponsor: $250
● 3 days of onsite recognition;
● Hole sponsorship;
● Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe website recognition;
● Recognition at start of tournament and during awards luncheon

Bronze Sponsor: $100
● 3 days of onsite recognition;
● Hole sponsorship;
● Recognition at start of tournament and during awards luncheon

Hole-In-One Sponsor:
● Display of company banner the day of the tournament (provided by business);
● Recognition at start of tournament and during awards luncheon;
● Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe website recognition;
● Radio recognition;
● E-blast/social media recognition

In-Kind Sponsors & Special Supporters:
● Display of company name the day of the tournament;
● Recognition during awards luncheon;
● Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe website recognition;
● E-blast/social media recognition

Our award winning staff and PGA certified teaching professionals strive to deliver exceptional customer service and to honor the legacy of Marty Sanchez as “Santa Fe’s Golf Course of Choice!”

To learn more, visit us online at www.LinksdeSantaFe.com or call the pro shop at 955-4400!

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