Tournament Info

Player Information

101st Kentucky Open Championship
Triple Crown Country Club | Union, KY | July 28-30

Tournament Links:

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Click here for Pace of Play Information 

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Click here to view modified tournament protocols amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Online Registration

All players must register and complete payment for the balance of the entry fee. This can be done by clicking the link below.

Click here to register & pay balance of entry fee

$110 - Amateurs and Kentucky PGA Members/Associates

$500 - All other professionals (Non-KPGA)

Players who fail to register are subject to forfeiting their spot in the field.

 

DRESS CODE POLICY:  All players must wear slacks for all practice and competition rounds

Shirts with either standard collars or a mock turtleneck style are acceptable apparel. Caddies must follow all dress code policies but are not bound by the “slacks clause” stated for all contestants. Caddies should not wear golf shoes during competition rounds.

FORMAT

The championship is scheduled to be a 54-hole stroke play competition. There will be a cut to the low 70 players and ties after the first 36 holes of competition. Starting times and pairings for the third round will be determined by scores and are subject to change by the committee. The procedure for a sudden death playoff will be posted on the scoreboard prior to the beginning of the final round

PRACTICE ROUND INFORMATION

Practice rounds for the 2020 Kentucky Open will be available for competitors. To reserve a tee time, you must call the Triple Crown golf shop at (859) 384-1410. Players must identify themselves as Kentucky Open Championship contestants.

STARTING TIMES & PAIRINGS

Pairings and starting times for Rounds 1 and 2 will be e-mailed to all players on Wednesday, July 22nd. Competitors who start their 1st round on Tuesday morning will begin play of round two in the afternoon on Wednesday and vice versa.

ON-SITE REGISTRATION

All 2020 Kentucky Open competitors must register with the tournament committee on site at Triple Crown Country Club by 7:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 27, 2020. The player registration is located in the clubhouse. Player registration will be open on Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST. Please register prior to playing your practice round.

*Competitors unable to register during these times must notify Bill Coomer, Director, Competitions by phone (502) 649-7980 or (502) 243-8295 no later than 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27th.

Players failing to register or to notify the Director by the above deadline are subject to replacement by alternates.

HOTEL DISCOUNT

If you have not yet registered for Affinity Travel Benefits, it is a free travel benefit offered by Golf House Kentucky which gives you access to significant hotel and travel discounts. It is free to use and all that is needed is your GHIN number to register. Learn more »

STARTING TIME PROCEDURES

Clocks indicating the official time will be placed at the practice range, practice putting green and the first and tenth tees. Additional clocks will be placed on the golf course for pace of play purposes. No public announcement will be used for calling players to the tee. Competitors are expected to be on the tee, ready to play, when the first name in the group is called by the committeeman on the tee. A player who is not ready to play when the first name is called will be penalized two strokes, and if after five minutes, is either not present or not ready, will be disqualified.

SCORECARD RETURN

Players are required to return their scorecard to the committee at the scoring center announced at the starting tees, as soon as possible upon completion of their stipulated round.

PAIRINGS AND STARTING TIMES

Pairings and starting times the 1st and 2nd rounds are included with this notice. Competitors who start their 1st round on Tuesday morning will begin play of round two in the afternoon on Wednesday and vice versa. Please review your starting times carefully.

ETIQUETTE AND PACE OF PLAY

All contestants will be held to a high standard of etiquette and responsibility concerning the care and maintenance of the host club’s facilities and golf course. You shall repair ball marks, rake bunkers, replace divots and or fill with sand, and respect the property of others. Any contestant or caddie not abiding by these regulations shall be subject to reprimand and loss of privileges in future KPGA activities.

Pace of Play guidelines shall be implemented for use during each of the competition rounds. Golf House Kentucky Rules Officials have been charged to apply the guideline procedures when deemed necessary. If your pairing group is found to be either out of position or off pace in regards to time, an official will direct you to make every effort to re-establish yourselves in the correct place on the golf course as quickly as possible. Further directives may include warnings and penalties. Please help make this tournament as enjoyable as possible for everyone by keeping your pace of play within these guidelines.

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About Golf House Kentucky

Golf House Kentucky is the umbrella organization for Kentucky’s Family of Golf Organizations: Kentucky Golf Association, Kentucky PGA and Kentucky Golf Foundation. The vision of Kentucky’s golf leaders, Golf House Kentucky was founded in 1978, and is headquartered in a picturesque country setting in Louisville, Kentucky. Golf House Kentucky conducts competitions for golfers of all ages, gender and skill levels (amateur, professional and junior), and provides valuable services to Kentucky PGA professionals and member golf facilities. Working in partnership with the USGA, Golf House Kentucky provides individual golfers and member golf facilities with a wide range of services: Handicapping, USGA Course and Slope Rating, award programs, club consulting and golf management software. The family’s philanthropic affiliate, Kentucky Golf Foundation promotes the Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame, Kentucky golf museum and provides grant and scholarship programs for youth in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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