The 2017 Champions Cup Invitational will be held at Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas April 27th through April 30th, with a practice round on Wednesday, April 26th (there is no practice round on Tuesday).
The Champions Cup Invitational tournament is a 72-hole, best ball, stroke play format started by Jack Burke and Jimmy Demaret in 1961. The tournament hosts teams of competitors from throughout the United States. Since the tournament has a national focus, invitations to local players are made available under the following general guidelines:
Current Texas State Amateur Champion
Current Texas Mid-Amateur Champion
Current Texas State 4-Ball Champion
Current Houston City Amateur Champion
Local Qualifiers for the USGA National and Amateur Mid-Amateur Championships
Champions Golf Club’s “Club Champion,” ” Runner-Up” and “Senior Club Champion”
Champions members with points accumulated through the club tournament golf calendar
Past Champions Cup Winners
Those local players exhibiting a national focus and achievement to their competitive golf
The entry fee for the 2017 tournament is $700 per person. While green fees and range balls are complimentary Wednesday, there is a charge for use of carts. The entry fee requirements for the tournament are as follows - both partners must:
- Have an accredited handicap of three (3) or less
- Be a member of a USGA-affliated Golf Club
- Be at least 25 years of age
- Walk during the tournament
Schedule of Events (Tentative)
April 26th Practice Round
April 27th Round 1 Tee Times 8:30-10:30 a.m. No 1 and No 10 Tee
Players Dinner 6:30 p.m.
April 28th Round 2 Tee Times 8:30-10:30 a.m. No 1 and No 10 Tee
April 29th Round 3 Tee Times 8:30-10:30 a.m. No 1 and No 10 Tee
Mexican Buffet and Entertainment 6:30 p.m.
April 30th Round 4 9:30 a.m. Modified Shotgun Start
Awards Presentation 3:00 p.m.
Tournament entry starts: January 16th
Entry into the tournament does not confirm a place in the tournament. Registration will allow us to determine which teams are interested in playing and if your team is selected, your formal invitation will be emailed out on our before March 1, 2017 detailing the tournament's activities.
We are excited to kick off the 2017 Champions Cup Invitational and welcome your participation.
CHAMPIONS GOLF CLUB
13722 Champions Drive . Houston, Texas 77069
Office: 281-444-6262 . Pro Shop: 281-444-6449