DIRECTOR: Suzanne Leonelli

ASSISTANTS: David Nelson, Wayne Barnes, Ray O'Dell, Don McNabb

COVID19 POLICY: Please refer to our COVID19 policy by clicking here

FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL:

In an effort to fulfill our mission of fostering worldwide peace, health and friendship, we are excited to announce, on our 35th anniversary, the Friendship Festival. We invite all athletes and their friends, volunteers, sponsors and community members to join us for six nights of food, fun, entertainment and friendship. The festival will provide flexibility for participants to attend at their convenience on any or all nights of what is sure to be a new favorite opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones regardless of your sport.

SCHEDULE Session 1:
Monday, Oct. 3  - 8:30 am

SCHEDULE Session 2:
Monday, Oct. 10 - 8:30 am

VENUES: TBA

SPORT FEE: 
$87 Per Session 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
Early Bird Deadline (Save $20) – August 1
Final Registration Deadline – September 1

REGISTRATION RULES:
•  Participants may enter one or both sessions of Social Golf. 
•  Participants must provide their handicap index or average score on their registration form. 
•  Requests for partners will be considered.
•  Requests for golfers to play the same course because of transportation issues should be made to the Games office via email (hwsg@seniorgames.net) or by letter by September 1. 
• Golfers are also encouraged to sign up for the Golf Skills competition. 

FORMAT/RULES:
• All courses require soft spikes. 
• Carts are included in Sport Fee. 
• All golfers must adhere to the local rules of the course at which they are playing.  These rules could include “cart path only”, “90 degrees across all fairways” or other course specific rules. 
• Only registered golfers are allowed on course – no caddies. 
• Personal GPS or laser devices are allowed. 
• 18 holes of golf will be played in each session. 
• Best Ball Scramble format. 
• All ages and handicaps will play together.
• Golfers will be divided into four groups (A-B-C-D) based on Handicap. Foursomes will be made up of one golfer from each of the four Handicap groups. 
• The specific handicaps in each group will be determined after the close of registration to insure an equal number of golfers in each group.  The approximate breaks will be:  A = 0-15; B = 16-21; C = 22-26;  D = 27+
• Requests for foursomes will be considered.  Requested foursomes that do not meet the A-B-C-D criteria will not be eligible to win team prizes. 
• Course of play will be determined by a blind draw. 
• Course of play and foursomes will be posted at the Sports Lounge at the Dixie Center. 
• Participants must present their Huntsman World Senior Games ID Badge at their venue check-in desk between 7:30 am and 8:30 am the morning of the event to guarantee tee time. 

AWARDS: 
• Play is for prizes, no medals will be awarded.   
• Only teams meeting the A-B-C-D criteria will qualify for team prizes, however, all teams may play for all other prizes. 
• Participants must be present at the Sport Social to win door prizes.