$170,000 Long Beach Open 2017

DATE

Jul 27, 2017 (Thursday)

Course(s)

El Dorado Park
Skylinks

Cost

Entry Fee
775

Entry fee will include:
- One practice round at each course at a reduced rate of $20
- Food and beverage during tournament days
- Complimentary range balls during tournament days

Entry Deadline

- Deadline for entries is July 18, 2017 or when the field is full. The field has filled before the deadline date for the last 9 years.
- Late entries will be accepted, but will be subject to a $50 additional fee. No personal checks will be accepted as payment for late entries. Pairings will be posted at El Dorado and on this website beginning July 20, 2017.
- All returned checks will be charged a $25 handling charge.
- VERY IMPORTANT: If you withdraw before July 18, 2017, you will receive a refund, minus a $25 service charge. Withdrawal on or after July 18, 2017, will be subject to a $50 service charge if you are replaced. If you are not replaced, you will not be refunded. If you do not show up for your tee time, are disqualified, or withdraw within 24 hours of the first day of the tournament, you will not receive a refund.

American Golf and the City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine are pleased to invite you to the 29th Annual Long Beach Open Golf Tournament, July 27-30 at El Dorado Park and Skylinks Golf Courses.
 
American Golf has guaranteed this year's purse at $170,000. Their generous contributions over the years demonstrate their desire to make this the best event in the Western United States. In addition to the guaranteed purse, the tournament features a reduced rate practice rounds at each course, food & beverages for the players on tournament days, and complimentary range balls during the tournament and other amenities.
We look forward to having you participate in the $170,000 Long Beach Open.
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- 7/18 Deadline for entry forms
- 7/20 Pairings posted at El Dorado
- 7/25, 26 Practice Rounds
- 7/26 Pro-Am Tournament, by invitation only
- 7/27 and 7/28 First and Second rounds at El Dorado & Skylinks
- 7/29 3rd round at El Dorado 
- 7/30 Final Round at El Dorado Park; Awards ceremony at approx. 3:00 p.m.

THE TOURNAMENT
- The Long Beach Open will be 72 holes of stroke play, held July 27-30
- The field will be cut to low 60 professionals and ties after 36 holes.
- The Long Beach Open is open to all professional golfers.
- Caddies are allowed.
- Carts will be allowed for players only (at player’s expense). No spectator carts will be permitted.
- Maximum of 2 carts per group.

ENTRY FEE
- Entry fee for professionals is $775.
- Entry may be website, mailed or faxed.
- Entry fee will include: 
       - One practice round at each course (see information below)
       - Food and beverage during tournament days
       - Complimentary range balls during tournament days

DEADLINES
-Deadline for entries is July 18, 2017 or when the field is full.
- Late entries will be accepted, but will be subject to a $50 additional fee. No personal checks will be accepted as payment for late entries. Pairings will be posted at El Dorado beginning July 20, 2017.
- All returned checks will be charged a $25 handling charge.
- If you withdraw before July 18, 2017, you will receive a refund, minus a $25 service charge. Withdrawal on or after July 18, 2017, will be subject to a $50 service charge if you are replaced. If you are not replaced, you will not be refunded. If you do not show up for your tee time, are disqualified, or withdraw within 24 hours of the first day of the tournament, you will not receive a refund.

PLAYERS’ GUESTS
- Caddies do not require passes.
- Admission is free, so you will not need guest passes. Tell all of your friends and family in the area to come out and enjoy the tournament.

PRACTICE ROUNDS
- Your entry fee includes one practice round at each golf course at a special LB Open reduced-rate green fee of $20, which will also include a bucket of range balls for each practice round.
- Tuesday, July 25– El Dorado
- Wednesday, July 26– Skylinks
- NOTE: El Dorado is closed Wednesday 7/26 for the Charity Pro/Am
- Each participant will receive a confirmation email with practice round reservation procedures enclosed. You must follow these procedures to secure your practice round times. For any rounds played other than official practice rounds, you will be expected to pay the regular green fees.

MISCELLANEOUS
- No metal spikes will be allowed.
- Players may not wear shorts during the tournament. Players and caddies must wear collared shirts.
- Unprofessional behavior will not be tolerated. Vulgar language or club throwing may result in disqualification.
- All players must pick up their player information package at El Dorado Park Golf Course on Tuesday or Skylinks Golf Course on Wednesday (July 25 or July 26) during the practice rounds.
- Players must check in at the registration table each day of the tournament.
- Misrepresentation of ability level could result in disqualification, at the discretion of the Tournament Committee, with no refund.