Senior Amateur Championship Player Information

Practice Round:  All 120 registered players are entitled one practice round. Practice round is Monday, September 18th.  Practice rounds will begin on Monday, starting at 9:30 am.  Call for a Practice Round Tee Time after or on September 11th. Practice round is only on September 18th. Cart fees for practice round are: $23.50 per person per round.

Monday Registration: All contestants are required to register in person or by phone  815-962-0948  on Monday, September 18,  from 11 am to 3 pm.

Fees: Any extra charges incurred at Rockford Country Club (beverages, food, pro shop merchandise, etc) will be cash or credit card only. Some participants will be able to sign back to their clubs, particularly reciprocal clubs that have an existing agreement with RCC.

Tournament Start Times: Tuesday & Wednesday shotgun start 9:00 am, Thursday shotgun start 8:30 am. Be ready in carts approximately 30 minutes before start.

Tuesday Pairings: will be posted by 6 pm on Monday. Wednesday and Thursday pairings will be posted as soon as possible following play. Pairings will be posted on the IWGA website IWGA.org.

Rental Golf Carts: All carts will have a roof and windshield, however, be prepared for chilly or rainy weather.

Fun Activities: Tuesday following play, we will have a putting contest. TBA  You will need cash to participate in the event.  A bar and light appetizers will be available to all participants.

Banquet: Your entry fee includes a dinner on Wednesday night at Rockford Country Club. The cocktail hour will begin at 5:30 with Dinner at 6:30. (Again, you may use the charge number assigned to you for the cocktail bar). We welcome guests, but request that you reserve and pay for any extra guests at registration on Monday. We will also hold our Annual Meeting at the Dinner.

Final Day of Tournament: Thursday will be an 8:30 shotgun. Awards and prizes will be presented after play. A light buffet will be available to players after the tournament. The buffet may be added to your charge number. All accounts will need to be settled before leaving the club on Thursday. Rockford CC will have a check out system in place after play on Thursday.

Available in August: A copy of the official IWGA/ Rockford Country Club scorecard with yardage for the 2017 Senior Tournament. Click here for the pdf.

Hotels: Please refer to the Entry Form for information regarding hotel rooms. Blocks have been set aside until August 17th (August 28th for the Courtyard Marriott).

Final field of 120 as determined based upon the lowest handicaps received with a postmark of August 15th or earlier. If your name does not appear, you have automatically been placed on the waiting list (displayed below) and will be contacted if space becomes available. All those on the wait list are encouraged to remain on the list. Spots do become available as some entries drop out. You will receive a refund if you are not selected for tournament play. Please refer to the Entry form for further explanation.

Registrations received are on the Entries Received web page. Final field will be posted after August 15th handicap indexes are verified.

All withdrawals, contact Pat Burgy or Leslie Frankfort e-mail: senior_am@iwga.org

Player Information:

  • IWGA Dress Code
  • IWGA Hard Card
  • Rockford CC Score Card
  • Championship Score Card
  • Player welcome letter
  • Notice to Players