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Tell Your Friends
The Sanctuary Cove 4-Ball is a team’s event format combining best ball, ambrose and aggregate competitions in handicap divisions. Single entrants will be paired into a team.
It is easy to see why it is so easy to make new friends with everyone staying at the 5-star Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort. You’ll find other participants lazing about in the lobby, having breakfast, catching up for a drink or having dinner.
Social outings are quickly planned around willing participants. Singles are paired up for golf and quickly feel included in the Go Golfing community. The 4Ball Challenge is a wonderful opportunity for golfers to do what they love – golf – and to get together for some good times.
To add to the fun, players will be put together into bigger teams. The welcome dinner sets the tone for an entertaining week as everyone comes dressed in their team colour. On the final night, each team puts together an act – a theme song, poem or jokes – based on team colours. This makes for a memorable evening filled with laughter.
Thank you Go Golfing for a highly successful and a thoroughly enjoyable event. From our perspective it was professionally run, outstanding fun and excellent golf was facilitated from a high quality club. Services from the Intercontinental Hotel were excellent and made for a most relaxing holiday. The staff matched the professional approach on display from the Go Golfing crew.
Dallas & Christine Mills
I heard about Go Golfing’s 4Ball Challenge through friends so I decided to see what all the fuss was about, and boy was I glad I did. Go Golfing ensured that everything was looked after right down to the smallest detail. The whole week was marvellous and I would recommend Go Golfing’s unique 4Ball format to all club golfers.
Sanctuary Cove is a destination in itself. You’ll feel right at home the moment you arrive. Everything is at your fingertips – the accommodation, the competition golf, the social events. Here, everyone drives golf carts to get around and share a passion for golf.
With the Marine Village – just a 5-minute walk away – it is a true village lifestyle. You are spoilt for choice with an abundance of casual and fine dining restaurants, cafes, and boutiques. Ah! this is living!
Round Trip Golf Transfers from InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort to both courses.
We'll store your golf clubs for you ready for your next scheduled competition golf round.
The tournament will be played across 4 rounds consisting of 2 Person 4 Ball Best Ball, 2 Person Ambrose & 2 Person Aggregate. Daily prizes will be awarded to winners and runners up and Overall prizes will also be awarded to the highest combined points total for the four rounds.
As Australia’s only Arnold Palmer signature course, The Pines is recognised as one of Australia’s best and most challenging courses. Carved through 101 hectares of established pine forest, the course features corridor approaches to several holes, with lakes guarding others. Fourteen of the holes are contoured around six man-made lakes. An abundance of wildlife features on The Pines including rare bird life and scores of native Australian kangaroos.
The Palms Golf Course has recently undergone an $8.8 million reconstruction and was redesigned by renowned golf course architect Ross Watson. After its reopening in April 2011, The Palms is considered a championship course rivalling some of the best golf courses in Australia. It has a total length of 5904 metres off the championship tees, and has numerous water features and hazards. Tee placements have been designed to suit a variety of playing conditions and a diverse range of players. Nestled within century old Cabbage Palms, The Palms Golf Course is a return to the traditions of the game, with distinctive holes, deep greenside bunkers and boldly contoured greens requiring creative shot making.
Play one of the best courses on the Gold Coast. Located only 7 mins drive away, Links Hope Island is a true links style experience and the perfect way to spend your rest day at the Sanctuary Cove 4 Ball Challenge. Enjoy the beautiful clubhouse with its 5-Star facilities and a course layout that consistent ranks as one of Australia’s top ten resort courses.
Tee Times available from 9am-10am on Wednesday 19 Jul – Book on entry form.
Includes Return transfers (From InterContinental Sanctuary Cove)+ Green Fee + Cart.
Entry is open to all male and female golfers with an official handicap.
Tournament divisions will be split by Men Only, Ladies Only and Mixed Divisions. Prizes will be awarded daily and overall within each division for winners and runners up.
Six teams (each with 12 golfers) will also be randomly drawn to form a team. Each team will be allocated a colour. There will be a prize the winning team based on the aggregate points accrued for the 4 rounds. Additional points are also awarded for the best dressed team on the welcome dinner and toward winners of the beach games and chipping and putting competitions
In partnership with GOLFLink (Australia) and International Golf Associations the tournament committee will review the 6 month playing history of all entrants. The tournament committee reserves the right to amend player handicaps.
The ‘slope handicap system’ will be utilised to calculate player handicaps for the Championship rounds. Under the slope system, the difficulty of the golf course and the tee blocks played from determine a player’s handicap prior to the start of each round.
For the enjoyment of all players, field sizes will be limited. Tips to improve speed of play and the penalties for slow play will be provided to all players.
10am: Tournament registration at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
12noon: Shotgun start at The Pines (4BBB Stableford)
7pm: Welcome dinner at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
Early breakfast at Cove Cafe
8am: Shotgun start at The Pines (2 Ball Ambrose)
1pm: Lunch at The Palms
Relax during breakfast at Cove Cafe before you start your day at leisure.
Breakfast at Cove Cafe
12pm: Shotgun start at The Palms (4BBB Stableford)
Early breakfast at Cove Cafe
8am: Shotgun start at The Palms (Stableford Aggregate)
1pm: Lunch at The Pines
7pm: Gala presentation dinner at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort.
10.30pm: Kick-on at The Verandah Bar
Early breakfast at Cove Cafe
10am: Depart InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
Enjoy lush garden or manicured golf course views offering gracious decor reflecting a classic homestead style 37sqm room, with inviting solid timber sleigh-beds adorned with crisp white linen. All spaciously appointed garden view rooms feature a bathroom with a deep bathtub and separate shower, polished wooden parquetry floors and sliding shutters that open onto a furnished balcony.
From the furnished balcony take in luxurious water views from the beautiful beach lagoon pool to the Coomera River. Gracious décor reflecting a classic homestead style 37sqm room, inviting solid timber sleigh-beds adorned with crisp white linen are spacious and feature a bathroom with a deep bathtub and separate shower, polished wooden parquetry floors and sliding shutters.
With views across the garden, golf, marina and lagoon these spaciously appointed 66sqm Queenslander Suites feature separate dining area, bathroom with a deep bathtub and separate shower, polished wooden parquetry floors and sliding shutters that open onto a furnished balcony. Queenslander Suites also interconnect with twin rooms.
With views across the garden and rolling golf greens these classic 67sqm suites offer a little more space and can be interconnecting with king or twin rooms. Separate dining and living space are perfect for families and feature two furnished balconies.
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