Founded in Charlotte, NC in 1995, the Golfweek Amateur Tour will celebrate its 30th season this year. With more than 50 Tours across the country, the Golfweek Amateur Tour is the "largest amateur tour in America." The Washington DC Metro Tour, known as the "DC Metro Tour" is beginning its 15th season in the Washington DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DMV) area.
The DC Metro Golfweek Amateur is the area's premiere Amateur Golf Tour dedicated to Amateur Golfers in the DMV. Men and Women of all skill levels, young and old, get to play competitive golf in formats just like the Pro's! All tournaments are played on some of the best championship golf courses in Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, and Southern Pennsylvania area. No qualifying required, all players have to do is join and play! Golfers may join the tour at any time by going to www.AmateurGolfTour.net.
One "Bonus" is that members can play on any of the other 49 Tour events while traveling and get to play on man of their "bucket list course" as part of the Regional Tournaments.
All tournament format are gross stroke play, with USGA rules in effect. Players will use a LIVE Scoring system during tournament play and know where they stand from beginning to end. Players Tour Indexes will be monitored throughout the season and if improved they will be promoted.
During the tournaments, there are optional Day Money games to include Flight Skins, Super Skins and Closest to the Pin. Trophies are awarded to the flight winners at each event and VISA Gift Cards to the Top Finishers in each flight.
Golfers who qualify will receive invitations to the 2024 Golfweek Amateur Tour National Championship, 54 Hole event, in Hilton Head Island, SC.
For info, call Cephas Franklin at (571) 264-5625 or Thompson Sawyer at (214) 697-5063 or e-mail at DCMetro@amateurgolftour.net.