TRIPS TO VEGAS
A CINDERELLA STORY IN THE MAKING
First come, first served. Every shot counts.
Round 1: February 20th ｜Final Four: April 2
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HOW IT WORKS…
March Matchplay is a single-elimination matchplay tournament with a field of 128. Players will battle it out over 7 rounds to claim their spot in the Final Four and earn a trip to Vegas to compete for the glory.
HOW TO WIN…
1. SIGN UP
Secure your spot by being one of the first 128 players to sign up!
Players will be randomly placed into a 128-person bracket to kick off the tournament. Matches do not have to be played concurrently, allowing you to play each round with a sim rental that fits your schedule. Team 5i will set you up and your scorecard will automatically be submitted to the Commissioner who will score your match and determine who moves on!
3. VEGAS BABY
The Final Four players will enjoy an expense-free trip to compete in Vegas! Players will be welcomed into the weekend with a Dewar’s sponsored party before facing off in a live-streamed National Championship event at 5i Las Vegas.
PERKS & PRIZES:
Free entry to raffle of 5i Golf Bag
Welcome goodie bag
50% off any single-club fitting with The Fitting Lab
Chance to win a trip to Vegas for you and a guest
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- The tournament is open to men, women or any person over the age of 21. Note: the defending champion is a woman.
- The field is limited to 128 participants. If a golfer withdraws from the tournament before the completion of the first week, an alternate may take their place.
- Entries must be 21 years or older.
- All players must complete registration through LeagueApps and pay a $75 entry fee prior to the start of the tournament on February 20, 2022.
- Players will not be considered officially entered into the tournament until they have registered on LeagueApps and may lose their spot if registration is not completed.
- Players must have a TrackMan account and sign into that account in order to participate in the event.
- Entry will include a raffle ticket entry to Five Iron Golf Bag giveaway, a welcome goodie bag, and 50% off a single-club fitting from The Fitting Lab.
- Players will be placed randomly into a 128 person bracket.
- Each round, players will each play an 18 hole round at the designated course, under the designated format through TrackMan.
- The March Match-Play is a no handicap event.
- Any player who does not complete their round in the established window of the tournament will forfeit their round to the opponent, and the opponent will advance.
- Each week during the tournament, an updated bracket and link to that week’s course will be shared via e-mail.
- The weekly newsletter will be shared with all participants on Monday mornings allowing players to complete rounds through Sunday evening.
- Tournament rounds must be played in the private TrackMan tournament event that is shared with all players prior to that week’s play.
- Players should take an additional picture of their scorecard in addition to playing in the established round with their TrackMan account in case of technical difficulties. If players’ scorecards are not correctly uploaded and pictures are not shared, that parents round will not count
- Any rounds completed outside of the tournament week will not count toward that weeks round
- Scorecards will be compared against each other to determine the winner through a matchplay format at where hole by hole scores will be matched to see who wins the match-up.
- In the result of a tie, the tiebreaker will be a scorecard playoff on the basis of the total strokes for the last nine holes, last six holes, last three holes, or the last hole, until a winner is determined
- “Mulligans” will be allowed for technical issues and will be tracked as part of the tournament. Any mulligan used must be approved by a Five Iron staff member immediately after the technical issue
- Each unapproved mulligan will result in a two-stroke penalty.
- The semi-finals and finals will be held in Las Vegas at Five Iron Las Vegas on Saturday, April 2, 2022.
- Each player and a guest will be flown to Las Vegas for two nights for the event.
- The semifinals and finals will be played as 18 hole match play matches live in person and streamed online.
- In the result of a tie, the tiebreaker will be a sudden death playoff.
- Tied participants will start the playoff from the first hole and continue until a player has won a hole.
- If a player is unable to attend the Final Four in Las Vegas, they will forfeit their quarter final match and be replaced for the Final Four.
- Hotel accommodations for a maximum of 2 nights (Friday April 1 – Saturday April 2) for all players advancing to the finals
- Round-trip airfare by Five Iron to travel to Las Vegas for the Final Four (Note: Five Iron will book mutually agreed upon flights)
- 2 VIP tickets to Dewars Launch Party event to be held on the evening of Saturday, April 2, 2022.
- Players are invited to a Welcome event Friday night after arriving in Las Vegas, sponsored by Five Iron and Dewars
- Players are invited to play an outdoor round with the other Final Four participants on Sunday in Las Vegas sponsored by Five Iron (green fees covered, any additional purchases are responsibility of guest)
Anything that isn’t specifically called out is not included, including but not limited to:
- Additional room charges
- Ground transportation to/from airport in local city and Las Vegas
- Any meals/drink not included in specified activities above
- Additional prizes from Five Iron and partners will be earned for advancing to Round of 32, Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final Four and winning the tournament
- Players will receive prizes or credit equivalent for those prizes at the earliest date possible after players advance to that round
- All players are expected to use the simulator properly and adhere to the Five Iron Golf Tour rules and regulations.
- Any attempts to manipulate the simulator as determined by the Five Iron Golf Tour in its sole discretion will be grounds for removal.
- Teeing up the ball is only permitted on the first shot of every hole. A one stroke penalty will be assessed for any violations of this rule.
GET IN TOUCH
If you have any questions or comments, we’d love to hear from you! You can reach the March Matchplay commish by filling out this form.