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2018 Border Battle

Border Battle V

October 6th & 7th


The Teams are set. Team Gear is en route. Time to "battle"

Update 10/1 - PAIRINGS ANNOUNCED! Check them out here:

Border Battle V Pairings

Update 10/1 - Please RSVP for Dinner here:

RSVP for Dinner

Update 10/3 - Tournament Information Released below



Sat - Green Shirt & Navy Blue Pants

Sun -Blue Shirt & Grey Pants

Blue Pullover


Sat - White Shirt & Black Pants

Sun - Black Shirt & Khaki Pants

White Pullover

  • Date: Saturday, October 6th & Sunday October 7th    
  • Entry Fee: $250.00 -Includes golf, carts, (2 rounds) TEAM GEAR and FOOD.
  • Format: TEAM Match Player    
  • Payment Due By: September 28th


Tournament Information

Click "Tourney Rules" above for formats and rules


Round 1

18 Holes - 2 Matches - 1 Point each

Front 9 - 2 player Best Ball

Back 9 - 2 player Modified Alt Shot

*pairings remain the same on Saturday *

Round 2

18 Holes - Singles - 1 Point each

Match Play

40 points available

Milwaukee needs 20 points to retain cup

Chicago needs 20.5 points to win cup


Hotel Accommodations

Hampton Inn McHenry - $125 /night

  • 815 578-1900
  • Group Name: Golfweek

Holiday Inn – Crystal Lake - $99/ night

  • 815 477-7000
  • Group Name: GWM

All Rooms are being held until September 24th

Tournament Tee Boxes

Champ Flight - Grey

A & B Flight - White

C & D Flight – Gold

Ladies - Greenhorn

Tournament Schedule

  • Registration begins at 11am on 10/6
  • Saturday Tee Times start at 11:30am
  • Dinner and Singles Matches Pairings to follow Saturday golf
  • Sunday Tee Times start at 10:00am
  • Trophy presentation and Lunch to follow Sunday golf

Practice Rounds

  • Practice rounds are available for $95 (includes cart) the following days:
  • Tuesday September 25, Wednesday September 26 & Thursday September 27 - ALL DAY
  • Friday September 28 BEFORE NOON
  • Tuesday October 2, Wednesday October 3 & Thursday Ocotber 4 - ALL DAY
  • Friday October 5 BEFORE NOON
  • Players can call 815-337-4460 and reference they are playing in the Golfweek Border Battle

Tournament History




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