The Saint Andrew's Society of the State of New York est. 1756
Please join us for the 74th Annual Golf Tournament
Thursday, June 13th, 2019
THE ROCKAWAY HUNTING CLUB
615 Ocean Avenue, Lawrence NY 11559
The Rockaway Hunting Club was founded in 1878, making it one of the oldest country clubs in America. The club’s first years were defined by equestrian sports. Fox hunting and steeplechase were popular, and along with the Meadowbrook Polo Club (which is still active today), Rockaway was one of the twin powers of early American polo. Golf arrived a few years later – a rudimentary 9-holer was in place by 1895 and a full 18 by 1900. The history of the course is that of an architectural hybrid, with Tom Bendelow, Devereux Emmet, A.W. Tillinghast, Perry Maxwell, and others contributing to a design that – while settled into its current routing by the mid-20th century – has continued to evolve. The most recent phase was a comprehensive update by Gil Hanse and Jim Wagner, one that sees the course poised to move from the category of “hidden gem” to that of “must see.”
Team Best Ball: Each member of a four-person team will play his or her own ball from tee to green, and the two lowest handicapped scores from each hole will be combined and recorded as the team’s score
Individual Stroke Play: Each player will also be competing for individual Low Gross, 2nd Low Gross, and Low Net awards.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Players are invited to use the practice facilities after 11:00am onwards, and lunch will be available starting at 11:30 AM. Play will begin with a shotgun start at 1pm.
DETAILS: Men and women members and non-members are welcome. Each Golfer must submit a USGA handicap index. Please call the Society's office to register your foursomes and pay prior to the event, or fill out and return the attached form. Golfers will have carts and forecaddies, included in the price.
Charges for lunch, golf, cart, forecaddies, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, haggis dinner gratuities, and awards will be $295 per person. Non-SASNY members are invited to join at a cost of $315 per person.
NON-GOLFERS: We invite non-golfing members and guests to join us at the Club at 5:30pm for collation following the competition. Come enjoy cocktails, haggis, dinner, and the awards ceremony while being treated to the fine tunes of the Society's Piper. Jackets required for gentlemen. Please call the office with your collation fee of $65.
On behalf of the SASNY Golf Committee, we're looking forward to welcoming you, your team, and your guests to our 74th Annual Tournament at the Rockaway Hunting Club!
REGISTRATION: We look forward to seeing you on June 13th. Please return your registration form by fax/mail/email, or call the Society office with your reservations.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE INVITATION & REGISTRATION FORM. THANK YOU.