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SEASON LONG POINTS RACE- "The Race to the Bald Head Island Cup"

With the 2017 BHI Cup now behind us, the Season Long Points Race starts anew. The 2018 season will run from August 2017 through July 2018 awarding points for participation and placing in nearly all club events. Continue reading below for more information on how you can get in "the race" and qualify for the prestigious Bald Head Island Cup where the winner will claim the newly inaugurated Win Stevens Trophy! The current standings can be found by clicking here.
 
2018 Bald Head Island Cup Qualifying-

The top point winners for the season in the Men’s and Women’s divisions will qualify for the Bald Head Island Cup. The field will be weighted according to the total number of male and female participants and it will be limited to a total of 24 players that earn the most points in their respective divisions. Example: A total of 100 players participate; 60 are men and 40 are women. Therefore the field will be comprised of 60% men and 40% women or 14 men and 10 women. 

-In the case of a tie for the final qualifying spot, ties will be broken using the following criteria:
 

  1. Greatest number of events played
  2. Most points scored in all mutually played events
  3. Most points scored in the most recent mutually played event
  4. Coin flip

The event will be an epic, can’t miss event for the qualifiers. A total of $5,000 dollars will be allocated to the weekend and will include many great incentives to participate in the Season Long Points Race so that one may qualify.
Summary of the Bald Head Island Cup:
  • A champion’s dinner on Friday
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday
  • Breakfast, lunch and awards on Sunday
  • Each player will receive a fantastic tee gift package  

Points will be earned as follows:
  1. Participation Points- You receive points just for playing in the event! All events are weighted differently. A complete list of eligible events and the points break down varies by division and is detailed below.
  2. Winner’s Points- You will receive points if you or your team finishes in the awards for each event. Points are awarded based on paying a 1/3 of the field at all BHIC events (based on full participation and is subject to change based on field size). The points breakdown will be communicated prior to the start of play.

Prize: The top point earners will qualify for the Bald Head Island Cup


Men’s Points Program per event (Placing Points per flight, all flights equal):
Men's Events Participation Pts Overall 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th & Other Winners
MGA Monthly Events 30 n/a 15 10 5 5
2017 Mixed Championship 60 40 30 20 10 5
2017 Men’s Member-Guest 120 80 60 30 - -
2017 George Cobb Classic 60 n/a 30 20 10 5
2018 Opening Day Event 60 n/a 30 20 10 5
2018 Member-Member 120 80 60 30 - -
2018 Club Championship 100 n/a 50 25 *Low Stroke Play Qual. – 25 points

Women’s Points Program per event:
Women's Events Participation Pts Overall 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th & Other Winners
LGA Weekly 18 Hole 10 All winners – 5pts
LGA Weekly 9 Hole 5 n/a
LGA Monthly Events 30 n/a 15 10 5 5
2017 Mixed Championship 60 40 30 20 10 5
2017 Ladies’ Invitational 40 20 10 5 - -
2017 George Cobb Classic 60 n/a 30 20 10 5
2018 Opening Day Event 60 n/a 30 20 10 5
2018 Ladies’ Member-Guest 120 80 60 30 - -
2018 Member-Member 120 80 60 30 - -
2018 Club Championship 100 n/a 50 25 *Low Stroke Play Qual. – 25 points


Click here for Season Long Points Race Standings

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