Mens club

     2018 MEN’S CLUB
 
New for 2018 …
  • NO Annual Men’s Club Fee
  • Jewel Cup Points Race Based on Your Best 8 Net Finishes
  • 3 Weeks of “Pre-Season” before Points Race Starts
  • Reduced Non-Member Green Fees for “The Majors”
  • New 2-Day Event: 1st Annual South Shore Classic
     
The Jewel Men’s Club is organized by Jewel Members and the Golf Shop Staff Members of The Jewel encourage ANY AND ALL NON-JEWEL MEMBER GOLFERS to participate in the Men’s Club calendar of events.  Non-Jewel Member’s playing in a Men’s Club event enjoy the course on Saturday Morning for a reduced green fee of $59 (includes cart). N            on-Jewel Members enjoy a reduced $39 green fee for the 2PM Majors and The Club Championship. 
 
The season-long calendar of events is designed to bring you some friendly competition while playing one of Minnesota’s premier courses.  General Manager and PGA Professional, Keith Kalny and his staff will be on-hand to conduct each weekly event.   The membership has worked with Keith in developing some new twists for the 2018 season and we trust you will enjoy another great season of Jewel Men’s Club golf.
 
Men’s Club Weekly Entry Fees:
  • Annual Fee: NONE – New this year.  Weekly Entry Fees have increased to generate Jewel Cup Purse
  • All participants must have a verifiable USGA handicap
  • MGA Handicap Card (for Non-Jewel Members): $30 + tax available through The Jewel Golf Club
  • Entry Fees (see event calendar for types of games):
    • $10 Individual Gross & $10 Individual Net Games (choose 1 or both)
    • $10 for Blind Draw games (always net)
    • $25 for Best Ball & Chapman Championships
    • $30 for The Memorial & Club Championship
 
  • Weekly Skins Game: Optional $5 Gross and $5 Net every Saturday
  • Low Gross Games and Gross Skins are played from blue/white combo tees
 
Questions?  Email Jewel GM/Director of Golf Keith Kalny: kkalny@kempersports.com
 
 
Jewel Cup Points Race:
  • The Jewel Cup Winner will be decided by the season long points race and NOT the shootout
  • The Points Race Regular Season is from May 28th to September 15th – 15 events (South Shore Classic is NOT included in the Points Race)
  • Your points total is decided by your BEST 8 finishes
  • All points will be based on NET scoring.  No points for Individual Gross events except The Club Championship
  • Points are based on the number of participants in the field.  If there are 8 competitors, 1st place will be worth 8 points, 2nd place 7 points, and so forth.
  • Points are doubled in 2-man events because (Best Ball Championship, Chapman Championship and Blind Draw Scoring weeks)
  • The Points Race is open to Non-Jewel Members and Jewel Members who play in at least 8 events
  • Winners receive golf shop credit
 
Calendar of Play and Saturday Events:
There are two types of starts for Saturday Men’s Club events:
  • Make your own Tee Time between 9AM and Noon
  • 2PM Shotgun Starts 
 
When making your own tee time you will also make your own pairing.  If you do not have someone to play with contact the Golf Shop and we will find you a game.  Please note: there are four “Blind Draw” scoring formats where you will be randomly drawn to another player in the field for a two-man combined low net team score.  You will not necessarily be playing with your blind draw partner.
 
The 2PM Shotgun Starts are “Majors” where the golf shop will make the pairings.  Ladies and guests are welcome to play in each 2PM shotgun event listed below:
 
  • June 9th           2-Player Best Ball Championship                             Women’s Division
  • June 30th         The Jewel Memorial Invitational                             Women’s Division
  • August 4th       2-Player Chapman Championship                           Coed Event
 
In the Coed Chapman Championship, the men and ladies are competing in the same field with handicaps adjusted for playing from different tees per USGA instructions.
 
 
The Jewel Shootout – How to Qualify:
There’s nothing quite like shootout excitement and shootout pressure!  The shootout this year takes place on September 22nd.
 
There are THREE ways to qualify for the Jewel Cup Shootout:
  • Win a Major: Best Ball Championship, Memorial Invitational, Chapman Championship, Club Championship.  The Club Champion qualifies as well as the Low Net flight winners. 
  • Win a Men’s Club Monthly Low Net Qualifier:  Each month (June, July, August, and the first 3 weeks of September) the low net score shot on Saturday qualifies (if tied, the first low net score shot that month qualifies).
  • “Last Man In”:  If you have not qualified as of September 22nd you will want to play in that mornings Men’s Club.  The Low Net score who has yet to qualify gets into that afternoon’s shootout field.
 
The Jewel Cup Shootout tees off #1 at 3:30 PM September 22nd and will feature pari-mutuel wagering, the Mississippi River Valley’s loudest gallery, and dedicated beverage cart service for the entire shootout.  After play, winners will be honored in the clubhouse.
 
 
Handicaps, Playing from Different Tees, & Skins:
The standard tees for play will be the White Tees.  If a player wishes to move up to the Copper Tees, they will have 2 strokes deducted from their Copper Tee course handicap.  In coed events where men and ladies are competing against each other, ladies will have 1 stroke deducted from their course handicap.  These deductions are based on the difference in course ratings.  Players wishing to move back to the Blue/White combo tees will receive 2 additional handicap strokes added to their course handicap from those tees. 
 
For skins games, players will use 75% of handicap with a maximum of 18 strokes.  This is just for net skins games.  For the gross skins game and low gross individual games, players must play from the blue/white combo tees.
 
100% of handicap will be used for net scoring in individual events, the club championship, and blind draw formats.  90% of handicap will be used for Best Net Ball Scoring.  40% of combined handicap will be used in the chapman format.