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As a Golfweek Amateur Tour Member, you will receive membership into a -USGA compliant club through USHandicap.com and issued an official USGA index.

Within 45 days of joining the tour and filling out the 2020 registration, each member will receive an email from USHandicap with instructions on how to sign into your account. You will not be able to access your Silver membership until you receive the confirmation email. Nothing will be mailed, everything will be done via email address.

See FAQ's here for more information.

 

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NOTE: Please allow 4-6 weeks for your subscription to be activated. Digital subscriptions will only be activated when there is a print issue.

See below for the 2020 Golfweek Print Schedule:

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JULY JULY 10
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SEPT SEPT 11
NOV OCT 30
DEC NOV 19
ULTIMATE DEC 17

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Dixie Classic
Thank You to all the players from accross the country that have registered and paid for their entry to the third annual Dixie Classic in 2020.  Registration is now turned off as we are awaiting a few pending payments.  Feel free to reach out to me at philv@amateurgolftour.net to see if any openings are available.

My course at Reynolds Lake Oconee is called the National, but a more appropriate name is "The Natural." The holes flow with the terrain into ravines and valleys, making for a playable, member-friendly course.

-Tom Fazio, Golf Course Architect, The National

The National

The National's trademark is its dramatic elevation changes from tee to fairway, as well as on approach shots - some as much as 60 feet. The Ridge, Bluff and Cove nines that make up The National offer unmatched playing opportunities and are named for the type of terrain they feature. No two holes are alike in these three unique playing opportunities, but all share a consistency in feel for the way they feature the natural undulating contours of the region, making it a total 27-hole experience. The National Scorecard

Tournament Fee - $285
  • 2 rounds of golf
  • Cart for each round
  • Range balls each day
  • Prize Pool $5250 (with full field)
  • Custom Trophies for Champions
  • Double points for participating tours
Tournament Schedule

PRACTICE ROUNDS

 

On Friday February 28th, the National will be holding a 11:00 a.m. shotgun start for all those players that are wanting to get in a practice round.

In addition, I had a request from a member asking if there was the possibility to play at any of the other courses at Reynolds Lake Oconee. The answer is YES.... I'm including the details below for all. Pleasenote that all practice rounds must be booked thru the National Golf Club (for the National course) or...thru the Group Golf coordinator at Reynolds Lake Oconee.

Practice Rounds at The National Golf Course may be booked for a reduced fee of $75+/player and must be made by contacting the National Golf Course directly at 706-467-1142 or Group Golf Manager at 706-467-1225. The $75+ rate extended to golfers at the National applies on February 25, 2020 through duration of event only. Practice rounds or additional rounds during these dates may be booked at other Reynolds Lake Oconee Golf Courses at the following reduced rates: 

  •  Great Waters Course ($330+/player),
  • Oconee Course ($180+/player) &
  • Landing or Preserve Course ($145+/player).

Forecaddies are included in the golfing experience at Great Waters and Oconee. 

Rounds at Great Waters, Oconee, Landing or Preserve may be booked by calling the Group Golf Manager 706-467-1225. 

Reduced rates are apply on February 24, 2020 through the duration of the event only




Saturday, February 29th

7:00 a.m. - Registration/Practice Range opens

9:30 a.m. - 1st tee time (10 minute increments)

6:00 p.m. - Round 2 pairings posted


Course Rotations 

Champ & A Flights  (Cove - Ridge)
B Flight  (Bluff - Cove)
C & D Flights  (Ridge - Bluff) 


Sunday, March 1st

7:00 a.m. - Registration/Practice Range opens

9:30 a.m. - 1st tee time (10 minute increments)

Awards ceremony to follow the completion of competition


Course Rotations

Champ & A Flights  (Bluff- Cover)
B Flight  (Ridge - Bluff)
C & D Flights  (Cove - Ridge)

Cash Games

Both days must be paid when checking in on Saturday.

  • Flight Skins - $20/day
  • Closest to the Pin - $5/day
  • SU2C 50/50 Raffle - $10/day
Lodging


The Lodge on Lake Oconee

(706) 485-7785

Website

All below room types include breakfast each morning, A Block of 30 rooms have been set aside.  These rooms are available to be booked on a first-come first-served basis and will returned to the hotel for normal bookings on January 28th.  Please reserve your room early if you plan on staying here.

Please use Code GAT20 when making your reservation to get the below rates.

King Guest Room - Road View                $100++ per night

2 Queen Guest Room - Road View           $95++per night

2 Queen Guest Room - Lake View          $100++per night

2 Queen Suite W/Sofabed - Road View   $100++per night

2 Queen Suite W/Sofabed - Lake View   $100++per night

++ each room is subject to tax and gratuities (16%) and $5 bed tax per night 


There are a limited number of rooms available, so these will go fast.


Other hotels off of Exit 130




 
 

 

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