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The Pacific Amateur Golf Classic is offering a “Par 3″ Short Game Contest called the Caldera Challenge at the Caldera Springs Golf Course at Sunriver Resort.

This will be an optional event for participants with prizing awarded for skills contests. Mark your calendars for this day as this is going to be an experience well worth your time.

Registrations for this event can be made when registering for the tournament, or by emailing the tournament office at info@pacamgolf.com. Tee times are limited.

About the Caldera Short Game Challenge

Who: The first 240 participants who sign up and pay. Only registered participants from the Pacific Amateur Golf Classic are eligible to compete.

What: A 9-hole short game contest with prizing for both gross, net and closest-to-pin for 5 different Divisions.

Where: The Caldera Springs Golf Course at Sunriver Resort. Caldera Springs is a family-friendly 9-hole course that makes the great game of golf approachable and enjoyable. Developed by renowned architect Bob Cupp along with Sunriver’s own Jim Ramey, Caldera Links includes tour quality bent grass greens and bluegrass tees. Hole yardages may range from 60 to 185 yards.

When: The event will take place on Sunday of player check-in from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with tee times starting every 9 minutes. When registering you can request one of three tee time periods (prior to 11 AM, between 11 AM and 2 PM, and after 2 PM). The tournament staff will contact participants as the tournament approaches to assign final tee times.

Why: The Caldera Short Game Challenge is designed to provide a fun and challenging contest during tournament week.
Cost of Entry:Entry Fee for this 9-hole contest is $35.00.

Please note: Caldera is a walking course, with limited pull carts available. The PacAm staff highly recommend removing unnecessary clubs from your bag.

The Contest:

Scoring will be done using a modified Stableford scoring system.

-1 Point Double bogey or worse
0 Points Bogey
1 Point Par
2 Points Birdie
5 Points Eagle (hole-in-one)

**Players will be advised to pick up their ball if they can’t score better than Double Bogey.

Scoring Procedure:

Net scores will be calculated using 50% of the participants PacAm Tournament Handicap Index, with a maximum course handicap of 9. The tournament staff will calculate scores, and winners will be determined for each Division. Ties will be broken using the standard tournament tiebreak policy procedure.

Prizing / Contests:

Prizing awarded in each Division for:

  • 1st and 2nd place for Net scores.
  • 1st and 2nd place for Gross Scores.
  • Closest-To-The-Pin (full field)
  • Hole-In-One Prizing

5 Divisions include:

  • Women (all ages)
  • Men (18-49)
  • Senior Men (50-59)
  • Mid-Senior Men (60-69)
  • Super-Senior Men (70+)