The Vandersluis Memorial Golf Tournament
Saturday - Monday, August 31 - September 2, 2019
The Vandersluis Memorial Golf Tournament is an amateur golf tournament open to the public held
each year at the Bemidji Town & Country Club over Labor Day Weekend. The 52nd Annual will be
held August 31st - September 2nd, 2019.
Our event has an international field with a limit of 160 players with divisions for Men, Senior Men and Ladies. Our Men's
Championship is particularly strong with many of the past champions
(including 1996 British Open Champion Tom Lehman) going on to successful professional and amateur careers.
The format provides top competition for players of all ability.
There are 7 different divisions that players can enter:
- Sr. Men's Champ-Open to men age 50 and over
- Master's Champ-Open to men age 65 and over
- Men's Regular flight-Open to men age 19 and over
- Sr Men's Regular flight-Open to men age 50 and over
- Ladies Regular flight-Open to ladies age 19 and over
- Junior Division-Open to all juniors age 13-17
The Men's Championship, Senior Men's Championship and Master's Championship plays 54 holes stroke play, 18 each on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The Junior Division plays 36 holes stroke play, 18 each on Saturday and Sunday.
Senior Men's Regular and Ladies' Regular play a qualifying round on Saturday and then are flighted based on their score. These regular flights then play an 18 hole
match on Sunday. On Monday all regular flight players play a 9 hole match with the winners playing the second 9 to determine the winner, runner-up and consolation.
The 2019 entry fee is $160 for all regular divisions and $170 for Men's Champs, Senior Champs and Masters Division.
The Junior division is $100 for 2 rounds.
The entry includes three rounds of golf and a Sunday night dinner.