2021 Memorial Cup Men’s Team Match Play Championship

Memorial Cup Match Play Championship
Summary

Attention:  This is not your typical buddies trip!

Join us for the 19th Annual Memorial Cup Men’s Team Match Play Championship!  The 2021 tournament will feature 28 amateur men, divided into two teams, who will compete in a Ryder Cup style tournament over three days at the beautiful Barefoot Resort & Golf in North Myrtle Beach, SC.  Regardless of your handicap, if you enjoy competitive golf, contested in accordance with USGA rules, this tournament is for you.  Our playing format and pairings rules ensure that golfers of similar abilities compete against each other.  Following the afternoon rounds, we will gather for dinner and fellowship in the Dye Clubhouse (guest speaker to be determined).  We will also provide time for each team to gather, create their pairings, and will announce the matches for the following day.  As the title above suggests, this is not your typical buddies trip.  This is a highly competitive golf tournament blended with powerful and life-changing fellowship experiences.

Golfers of all handicaps are welcomed and encouraged to participate

Tournament Overview
  • Friday Morning (Round 1): 
    18 hole match on the NORMAN COURSE 
  • Friday Afternoon (Round 2):
      9 hole match on the DYE COURSE 
  • Saturday Morning (Round 3): 
    18 hole match on the FAZIO COURSE
  • Saturday Afternoon (Round 4): 
    9 hole match on the DYE COURSE 
  • Sunday Morning (Round 5):
      18 hole match on the LOVE COURSE 
Playing format for each round will be determined at a later time.  Most likely, we will play at least one round of fourball (best ball) and one round of foursomes (modified alternate shot).  In 2021, we will likely bring back the popular “Singles matches” on Sunday morning.  
Event Highlights

Barefoot Resort & Golf

You will…
  • Play 4 Spectacular Courses with Incredible ACCOLADES.
  • Stay at the YACHT CLUB for 3 nights (Thursday-Sunday).
  • **New in 2021: Enjoy the Thursday Night Welcome Dinner & Celebration: an outdoor welcome & celebration including live music, contests, fellowship, and amazing food from the low country! Weather permitting.
  • Enjoy breakfast and lunch each day in the RESORT CLUBHOUSE and dinners/fellowship meetings each evening in the DYE CLUBHOUSE.

Barefoot Resort & Golf is only a 5 hour drive from Atlanta or easy access by air.

Event Itinerary

Thursday, June 3rd

3:00pm  Check in available at Yacht Club 
4:00pm  Player registration opens at Resort Clubhouse 
5:30pm  Horse Race 
7:00pm  Welcome Celebration begins (food, live music, putting contest)
8:15pm  Team Meetings
8:30pm  Round 1 Pairings Announced
 

Friday, June 4th 

6:00am  Breakfast buffet opens (Resort Clubhouse)
7:56am  Memorial Cup Round 1 (Norman Course)
Lunch served in the Resort Clubhouse following completion of play 
4:28pm  Memorial Cup Round 2 (Dye Course front 9)
7:00pm  Dinner & Fellowship at the Dye Clubhouse 
 

Saturday, June 5th 

6:00am  Breakfast buffet opens (Resort Clubhouse)
7:56am  Memorial Cup Round 3 (Fazio Course)
Lunch served in the Resort Clubhouse following completion of play 
4:28pm Memorial Cup Round 4 (Dye Course back 9)
7:00pm  Dinner & Fellowship at the Dye Clubhouse 
 

Sunday, June 6th 

6:00am  Breakfast buffet opens (Resort Clubhouse)
7:56am  Memorial Cup Final Round (Love Course)
Lunch (and awards) in the Resort Clubhouse following completion of play 
Registration & Payments

Step 1:  Read the participant agreement

Step 2:  Enter the Tournament (registration opens August 1st)
Claim your spot by following the registration link where you may also pay your $200 entry fee.  All entry fees are donations that will financially support Step by Step Golf tournaments, seminars, and many other ministry related programs and activities.  (Entry fees are tax-deductible and non-refundable.)
Step 3:  Pay Your Registration Fees (coming soon)
Beginning January 1st, participants may begin making payments toward their balance due.
  • Option 1:  $1000 paid in full (by 1/31). 
  • Option 2:  4-pay plan
    • $275 due by 1/31
    • $275 due by 2/28
    • $275 due by 3/31
    • $275 due by 4/30

Cancellation Policy & Key Dates:

  • March 31st:  Cancellations received between January 1st and March 31st will result in a full refund of registration payments that were made during those same dates (minus a $25 processing fee).  
  • April 1st and beyond:  Refunds of registration fees are not guaranteed starting on this date due to the difficulty of finding a replacement with short notice.  However, it is the desire and intention of Step by Step Golf to refund money for cancellations after April 1st as long as an equitable replacement player is found.  These situations will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will depend partially on the amount of fees paid by the replacement player.  
  • $200 entry fee:  Please remember the initial entry fee is a tax deductible financial gift to Step by Step Golf ministry and is non-refundable.  Players will receive a giving statement from Crosswinds Ministry (parent organization) to be used for tax filing.  
Teams & Team Captains
Fellowship

Coming Soon.

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