Walnut Creek Country Club
Tournaments & Outings
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Private Events Director
Host Your Next Arlington/Mansfield Golf Tournament or Outing at Walnut Creek
We take great pride in the presentation of our tournaments and in exceeding the expectations of every guest. We look forward to showing you and your guests what the Walnut Creek golf experience is all about. Hosting a golf tournament for your colleagues is great for team building.
Our Tournament Services Include:
- Guest Fee
- Cart Fee
- Tournament Scoring (personalized scorecards, cart signs and scoreboards for all formats)
- Walnut Creek Guest Bag Tags
- Unlimited Range Balls
- Use of the Locker Room & Shoe Service
- Bag handling
- On-course Contest Set-up (closest to the pin, longest drive and others)
- Pre- and Post-Tournament Announcements
Our golf team is able to enhance your tournament with special clinics and lessons, as well as setting up contests and formats. Walnut Creek has leveraged the outstanding scope of our standing in the golf industry with the premier golf vendors in order to offer you the best pricing available on golf enhancements, such as tee prizes and trophies.
There are many formats and scoring systems to choose from, and our professional staff will help you decide which format ensures that everyone in your event has a great day on the golf course. Below are a couple examples of the most popular formats.
This format is the most popular tournament format because only the best shot is used from each group; the pace of the game is very fast and the format gives you the ability to pair all levels of golfers together. Each team consists of two or four players. On every hole, each team member drives and the best drive is selected by the team Captain. Each team member then plays a second shot from the spot where the selected drive lays, and the best second shot is selected. This process is repeated until the hole is completed.
This format may be played as two-, three- or four-player teams. Golfers play their own ball on each hole and the lowest gross score is recorded as the team score. This is a fun format with an average pace of play usually chosen for group of avid golfers.
Like in a scramble, all members of a team (usually four) tee off, and the best ball of the four tee shots is selected. All players move their balls to the spot of the best ball. From this point, the hole is played out as stroke play, with all members of the team playing their own ball into the hole.