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Two City Golf Championships at the Bobby Jones Golf Club

Registration is Now Open!

Post Date:10/04/2019 4:03 PM

Registration is now open for both the 48th Annual Men’s Better Ball Championship and the 5th Annual Men’s Senior Better Ball Championship at the Bobby Jones Golf Club.

48th Annual Men's Better Ball City Championship 
Held Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2019 at the Bobby Jones Golf Club. The tournament is open to all males and is limited to the first 100 entries (teams). If golfer is younger than 16 years of age, a USGA handicap index of 14.0 or lower is required. 
5th Annual Men's Senior Better Ball City Championship 
Tees-off on Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17, 2019 at the Bobby Jones Golf Club. The tournament is open to all males 50 & older by Nov. 16 and is limited to the first 100 entries (teams).


Entry Fee 

The Entry Fee is $190.00 per team. Paid entries after 5 p.m. on the Monday before the event will be charged a late fee of $10. Fee includes two rounds of golf (cart included), tee gift, on course beverage each day (non-alcohol) and lunch on Sunday upon completion of your round. Over $3,000 in awards cards will be given (based upon a full field of 100 teams).

Tee Times

Begin at 8:00 a.m. & continue every 9 minutes (1st & 10th tee).


Will be based on Saturdays’ scores. There will be NO preferred starting times or pairing on Sundays.


To register please visit the Golf Shop or call 941-263-6656.

Rules & Regulations

The U.S.G.A. rules will apply. Local rules governing the championship will be distributed to each player on the day of the event.

Cancellation & Substitution Policy

Cancellation/Refund – Entry refunds will be handled as follows: 100% refund if canceled on or before the tournament registration deadline (5 Days before the event); 50% refund if canceled up to 48 hours before the day of the tournament (9 a.m.); 0% after that. Substitution - Arrangements for substitutes must be cleared with BJGC management no later than the close-of-business, Friday before the event start date. Substitutions will not be permitted on the day of the tournament without BJGC management approval.

Tournament Committee

Sue Martin - Manager
Christian Martin - Asst. Manager, PGA Professional
Troy Smith – Superintendent
Bobby Jones Golf Club is the only golf facility located within the city limits of beautiful Sarasota - a golfing mecca nestled on the Gulf of Mexico coast just one hour south of Tampa, Florida. The facility sits on over 300 contiguous acres of virgin meadowland adjacent to Fruitville Road (State Road 780), the gateway to downtown Sarasota and its world-famous beaches.

This historic gem, initially designed by Donald Ross in 1926, has grown to include two 18-hole championship courses and a 9-hole executive course. A particularly unique feature of this complex is the absence of any building development on all but one golf hole. 

For more information, please call Christian Martin, Assistant Manager/PGA Pro at 941-263-6652.

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