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Sanctuary Cove 4 Ball

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA / 13 - 18 July 2020

2 PERSON AGGREGATE,
BETTER BALL & AMBROSE

13 – 18 JULY 2020

4 ROUNDS / 6 DAYS

Experience a decadent week staying at the 5-star InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, sipping champagne on your verandah overlooking the swimming lagoon and super yachts in the Marina. We look after everything for you — golf club delivery, your motorised carts, tee-off times, lunch packs, dinners, prizes, social activities and everything in between. This is your opportunity to play the members-only Pines Golf Course and enjoy the Gold Coast’s bright, sunny winter weather. 

THE WINNING 4-BALL FORMAT

The Drummond Golf 4-Ball is a unique team event combining best ball, ambrose and aggregate competitions in handicap divisions. Single entrants are paired into teams.

YOU'LL FEEL A LITTLE CHUFFED STANDING ON THE TEE

Most golfers have played golf on the Gold Coast. But most haven’t played The Pines at Sanctuary Cove. Why? Because Sanctuary Cove has a ‘members only’ policy – making it among Australia’s most private and exclusive courses.

SPICE IT UP

This event is extremely social! You will compete in teams of 2 and play with new teams everyday. There are over 20 singles who join us each year and all singles will be partnered up - that's our guarantee.

STRANGERS BECOME LIFELONG FRIENDS

Restricted to 100 players, this event has a relaxed, intimate vibe. With everyone staying at the 5-star InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, you'll be meeting friendly golfers just like yourself.

YOU PLAY WE DO THE REST

Our level of service is a standard you will only see at Go Golfing tournaments. We pride ourselves in ensuring you truly enjoy your week with us. You focus on your swing and let us take care of the rest.

DEDICATED COURSE MANAGERS

From the moment you arrive, our dedicated team of staff ensure you are well looked after.

DEDICATED TRANSPORT

We pick you up from the hotel and take you straight to the first tee.

ACCOMMODATION

We have packaged in the accommodation to ensure you get premium quality at a great price.

GO GOLFING EXTRAS

Talk to a Go Golfing travel expert at anytime to arrange additional rounds of golf post-tour or pre-tour.

BRING YOUR HUBBY, YOUR GOLFING BUDDY OR JUST YOU

Our community of golf travellers share your passion and thirst for golf, travel and fun! Here are the top reasons why golfers keep returning to the Drummond Golf 4 Ball.

FUN & GAMES
You’ll love the challenge and variety of the best ball, ambrose and aggregate events. The final round is stableford aggregate and there are bigger swings than an Australian election.

Adding to the fun, your team of two will be combined with 10 other teams in an even bigger team competition. Each team is allocated a team colour and arriving at the welcome dinner, you will be amazed at some of the outfits in team theme.

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WINTER ON THE GOLD COAST
Imagine playing golf in shorts and shirts in the middle of winter. That’s exactly what happens at the Drummond Golf 4 Ball. A golfer’s paradise on Queensland’s Gold Coast. It’s luxurious, social and fun. Go Golfing’s team runs the event so smoothly. All you have to worry about is your slice!

Inclusions

Meals
Daily breakfast
Golf Lunches each round
19th Hole Canapes
Welcome dinner with beer, wine and soft drinks
Gala dinner prize presentation with beer, wine and soft drinks

Championship Golf
2 rounds at The Palms
2 rounds at The Pines
Motorized golf carts at each golf course
Daily registration and check-in at courses
Daily scorecard preparation & golf cart assignments

Transport
Return Airport transfers from Gold Coast Airport
Return golf transfers from InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
Golf bag valet service between courses

The Extras

Major overall prizes
Souvenir tournament polo
Great daily prizes and lucky draws
Fully escorted by Go Golfing’s experienced event team

For The Non-Golfer

All tournament functions as listed above
Plus a 60 minute spa treatment

Pricing $

All packages include items above & 5 nights accommodation:

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Price per golfer, twin sharing, Ocean View Room = $1,999
Price per golfer, single occupancy, Ocean View Room = $2,599
Price per non-golfer, twin sharing, Ocean View Room = $1,349

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.

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort – Lagoon View

Price per golfer, twin sharing, Lagoon View Room = $2,214
Price per golfer, single occupancy, Lagoon View Room = $2,849
Price per non-golfer, twin sharing, Lagoon View Room = $1,474

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.

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort – Queenslander Suite

Price per golfer, twin sharing, Ocean View Room = $2,374
Price per golfer, single occupancy, Ocean View Room = $3,349
Price per non-golfer, twin sharing, Ocean View Room = $1,724

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.

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort – Homestead Suite

Price per golfer, twin sharing, Ocean View Room = $2,794
Price per golfer, single occupancy, Ocean View Room = $4,099
Price per non-golfer, twin sharing, Ocean View Room = $2,099

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.

Event Schedule 📅

Monday 13 July  (Arrival & Registration)

10AM: Tournament registration at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

12PM: Shotgun start at The Pines (4BBB Stableford) including lunch

7PM: Welcome dinner at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Tuesday 14 July (Round 2)

Breakfast at Cove Cafe

8AM:  Shotgun start at The Pines (2 Ball Ambrose)

1PM: 19th Hole including lunch & golf presentations

Wednesday 15 July (Day at leisure)

Relax during breakfast at Cove Cafe before you start your day at leisure.

Thursday 16 July (Round 3)

Breakfast at Cove Cafe

12PM: Shotgun start at The Palms (4BBB Stableford) including lunch

5PM: 19th Hole including canapes & golf presentations

Friday 17 July (Round 4)

Breakfast at Cove Cafe

8AM: Shotgun start at The Palms(Stableford Aggregate)

1PM: Lunch at The Palms

7PM: Gala presentation dinner at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort.

9PM: Kick-on at The Verandah Bar

Saturday 18July (Check Out)

Enjoy breakfast at Cove Cafe before you depart InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

The Tournament

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.

The Competition Golf Courses

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The Pines Course

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.

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The Palms Course

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.

The Competition

Entry is open to all male and female golfers with an official handicap.

 

Tournament Divisions & Team Events

Tournament divisions will be split by Men Only, Ladies Only and Mixed Divisions. Prizes will be awarded for 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

Handicap verification

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.

 

Pace of play

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.

The organisation is great, getting all golfers to the right place on time and having our golf clubs on our carts is fantastic, the transport takes the decision making out of the  equation don’t have to hire a car and know how to get there its  why I go on  organised  trips. The accommodation is superb being right on the spot with shopping restaurants and bus pick up at your door is ideal

Julie Berne, Sanctuary Cove 4 Ball, July 2017

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, Sanctuary Cove 4 Ball, July 2016

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.

Ted Barnes, Sanctuary Cove 4 Ball, July 2016

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