2017 VGA Club Championship event. Starting @ Verrado Victory course Sat the 11th and finishing at Palmbrook Sat the 18th. Banquet to Follow.

2017 VGA Club Championship

In the shadows of the White Tank Mountains, just a short drive west of Phoenix lies 36 holes of championship golf designed by PGA Tour star and Ryder Cup Captain, Tom Lehman. The Verrado Golf Club, with two thrilling layouts meandering the desert, filled with ancient saguaro cacti, old growth Ironwoods, and plenty of wildlife to distract you from unparalleled views of the valley. Both the Founder’s Course and the Victory Course stretch to more than 7,000 yards, offering the skilled player a very difficult test, while the common man can play 5 sets of tee boxes, making for a fun, enjoyable round of golf. The jaw-dropping views and rugged natural beauty will remain a memory that yearns for another chance to play the Verrado Golf Club. Following golf, the Verrado Grille restaurant offers a menu full of choices to satisfy most any taste bud, and the views from the patio aren’t too bad.

The VGA Club Championship is scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at Verrado Victory and Saturday, November 18 at Palmbrook.  There are two flights for the two-round event, low net, and low gross.  Prize money will be awarded to the first five places in the low net flight and the first three places in the low gross flight.  VGA members must have played at least ten rounds in VGA sponsored tournaments since last year’s Club Championship (played last November) to be eligible.  If you are on this list you are eligible.  VGA sponsored events include those rounds played in the annual John Pierce Invitational in Green Valley.  The normal VGA tournaments will run concurrently with the VGA Club Championship.  There is a separate one-time $10 entry fee to be paid to Fred Baldwin at Verrado Victory upon entering the tournament.

Originally opening in 1972, Palmbrook Country Club offers the most FUN Golf Country Club experience in Sun City, Arizona. The 6,500 yard Jeff Hardin designed golf course offers an exceptional park style tree-lined golf course with newly updated bunkers and course amenities. The brook meandering through the back nine enhances the beauty of the course while putting a premium on well-hit tee shots.

The annual Awards Banquet will be at Palmbrook Golf Club following the final round of the Club Championship. For this year’s banquet, the Board voted to pay for individual meals ordered from the menu for members only.  Members must pay for any drinks that they order.  Guests of members must pay for their own meals and drinks. Prize money will be awarded at the banquet for the VGA Club Championship, the 2017 Big Dog contests, and the Champion of Champions among other awards.  In all, over $2,000 will be paid out.  Be sure to make your reservation on our website to enjoy the fun.

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