National Hat Day

 

We’re excited to announce that National Hat Day is just around the corner on January 15th, and here at Great Hope Golf Course, we’re celebrating all month long.

To mark this occasion, we’re offering an exclusive 15% discount on all hats available in our pro shop throughout the month of January. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your golf wardrobe, protect yourself from the elements, or simply add a touch of flair to your outfit, now is the perfect time to indulge in some hat shopping.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to enhance your golfing experience with a new hat. Visit our pro shop today and browse our selection and take advantage of this special offer!

Great Hope Golf Course is excited to announce our much-anticipated Black Friday Sale, which will run from November 13th to November 27th! This is your chance to gear up for an amazing golf season at Great Hope while enjoying exclusive discounts on various offerings. Don’t miss out on these incredible deals!

 

Here are the fantastic offers you can take advantage of during our Black Friday Sale:

  1. 2 Lessons for $99 (Regularly $120)
  2. Improve your golf game with our expert instructors for less during this sale!
  3. Buy 3 or More Items in the Pro Shop and Get 20% Off
  4. Stock up on golf essentials and take advantage of substantial savings in our pro shop.

 

This Black Friday Sale is a fantastic opportunity to invest in your golfing passion, whether you’re looking to improve your skills with lessons or purchase equipment and apparel at a discounted price. Please be aware of the specific terms and conditions associated with each offer.

These special offers are available for a limited time, so mark your calendars and make sure to visit Great Hope Golf Course between November 13th and 27th to secure these great deals.

Saturday, October 28

Golf – Food – Friends – Fun!!!
Green and Cart Fees Included / Gift for all players and great prizes!!
Skills Competition –Putting Contest – 50/50 Drawing

  • Classic “Match Around” Format
  • Played from White Tees (65 and older with 19+Hcp Gold Tees)
  • Flights of Four 2-Man Teams – Max 16 Teams
  • Three 9-hole Matches Saturday, October 28  – After Play: Flight winners Go To 2-Hole “Shootout” / Skills Challenge / Putting Contest / Crab Feast (And Fried Chicken)
  • Shootout Winner will be the Overall Champion

Open to

  • 2023 Captain’s Club Full Members —  $175/Player
  • Current Skipjack Card Holders —  $200/Player
  • Guest (with one of the 2 categories above) — $200/Player

Teams can consist of any Combination of

  • Captain’s Club (2023) Full Member or Young Adult
  • Skipjack Card Holder (Current)
  • Guest (Guest must be paired with 1 of the 2 categories above)

Sign Up Ends Sunday Oct Friday Oct 20 at 5:00PM or when 16 Teams have submitted a paid entry (Cash Or Check Please) – A Waiting List will be formed if there is interest enough to sign up 20 Teams

Call the Pro Shop 410-651-5900 or email Jack Skilling, PGA at jskilling@somersetmd.us with questions

2023 Member-Guest Rules and Format 

USGA RULES will govern all play except where amended by local rules

Format:

Three (3) 9-hole matches in flights of 4 teams.  Each team will play the other 3 teams with all 3 matches Saturday using tee times from 8:00 AM on #1.   Play will be better ball of partners net and stroked off the lowest handicap of the 4 players. Each match has a possible 9 points maximum, with one point awarded to the winner of each hole and ½ points for tied holes. No extra point will be given to the winner of the match
The flight winner will be the team with the most points after the 3rd match.

Pairings for the 4th nine-hole match will be the #1 point total vs. the #4 point total in the flight, and the #2 vs.# 3point totals.  The flight winner will be the team with the most points after the 4th match.

Tiebreakers:

1st tiebreaker: Head to head results.
2nd tiebreaker: Number of points won against 3rd Place team in flight.
3rd tiebreaker: Number of points won against 4th Place team in flight.
4th tiebreaker: Coin Flip.

Shootout Rules

The winners of each flight will participate in a “shootout” to determine the Champion.  The shootout will begin on Hole #1 and finish on #2.

Shootout Format: Modified Alternate Shot using team handicap (see details below).  On the 1st tee ONLY, both players may tee off and the team may select which ball to play then alternate until holed. The highest scoring team will be eliminated. In case of a tie on #1, a “chip-off” will occur with the team whose player is closest to the hole advancing.

On #2, one team member will hit the tee shot then alternate until holed. In case of a tie on #2, a “chip-off” will occur with the team whose player is closest to the hole winning. Teammates may NOT view their partner’s chip.

Team Handicap:

The average handicap for the team (rounded up) will apply for the shootout, with the lowest flight winner’s average handicap deducted from the remaining flight winners’ average handicaps and appropriate strokes applied.

  1. A ball may not be substituted during the play of a hole unless damaged.  Do NOT switch balls with your partner.  You must determine which ball you will play as a team.  The ball is to be played as it lies.

Donnie Price Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

Sponsored by: Somerset County Recreation, Parks & Tourism

Friday, October 20th

 

Somerset County Recreation, Parks & Tourism is having its 17th Annual “Golf for Youth” Golf Tournament on Friday, October 20, 2023 at Great Hope Golf Course. All proceeds for this tournament will benefit the youth recreational programs of Somerset County Recreation, Parks & Tourism. The “Golf for Youth” Tournament was renamed for Donnie Price who passed in May of 2014. Donnie Price, a former employee and avid supporter of Somerset Recreation, Parks & Tourism, spent many years working to better the lives of youth in Somerset County through sports and recreational activities. It is in this way that we choose to remember our dear friend and co-worker through giving children the opportunity to participate in our recreational programs.

 

Time:

8:30am – Check-In (Inside clubhouse)

9:00am – Shot-Gun Start

1:30pm – Lunch Provided: To-go style

 

Format:

4 person – best ball scramble

 

Cost:

$75 per person

$45 – Great Hope members & Somerset County Employees

Cost includes: Golf, cart, lunch, 3 mulligan tickets & 6 raffle tickets.

 

Closest to the pin/Longest Drive Prizes and Door Prizes

Raffle & mulligan tickets will be placed in envelope in your golf bag.

Additional raffle tickets may be purchased at check in as well as 50/50 tickets.

 

Pre-register your team & pay online at www.playsomersetmd.com

OR pre-register with check/cash submitted to the Somerset R&P office by MONDAY – 10/16/23

9/11 Remembrance

September 11th is a day we remember the attack of the world trade center.

 

May we never forget the tragedy that occurred in 2001.

We would like to thank all first responders for their sacrifice and bravery.

 

Come out to Great Hope and join us in remembering those who lost their lives on 9/11.

 

Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is September 4th!

 

Labor Day is a day we take off to celebrate all of our hard work throughout the year!

You’ve earned a break and now it’s time to tee it up!

 

Come play at the most elegant course around this Labor Day!

 

Book your tee time today!

Spots will fill quickly!

 

 

Men’s Club Championship

AUGUST 19 – 20

 

Tee Times Starting at 8:30 AM

(Course will not be closed to additional players)

 

ELIGIBILITY:

GHGC 2023 MEMBERS – COST $40

SKIPJACK CARD HOLDERS – COST $80

Cost Includes Prizes and Food on Sunday after play

Daily Regular Cart and Green Fees Apply

 

FORMAT:  36 HOLE STROKE PLAY (18 EACH DAY)

 

TEES:

BLACK TEES –  CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT (Champion must come from this flight only)

WHITE TEES – Gross and Net Winner

GOLD TEES –  Gross and Net Winner

 

Sign Up in Pro Shop By Thursday Aug 17 at 12 Noon

Senior Club Championship

SATURDAY AUGUST 26

 

ELIGIBILITY:

Senior Men Ages 50 and Over

 

GHGC 2023 MEMBERS – COST $20

SKIPJACK CARD HOLDERS – COST $45

(Cost Includes Prizes and Food)

Daily Regular Cart and Green Fees Apply

 

FORMAT:  18 HOLE STROKE PLAY

TEE TIMES BEGIN 8:30AM

 

TEES:

WHITE TEES – CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT (CHAMPION MUST COME FROM THE WHITE TEES ONLY)

WHITE TEES FLIGHTED – AGE 55-64  GROSS AND NET PRIZES AWARDED

GOLD TEE FLIGHTS – AGE 65-69; AGE 70 & OVER –  GROSS AND NET PRIZES AWARDED

 

Sign Up In Pro Shop!

 

Back to School

Kids dread it, parents love it.

 

It’s officially back to school season!

With summer coming to a close, don’t forget to fit in your final rounds of golf!

 

TEACHERS! We have a special for you all August long!

ALL TEACHERS GET $10 OFF THEIR GREENS FEES THROUGH THE MONTH OF AUGUST!

 

This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy your summer vacation before going back to school!

Make it a summer to remember and book your tee time today!

 

National Golf Month

August is National Golf Month!

 

Summer is almost over and it’s the perfect time to get out and golf!

Bring a friend and tee it up this August!

 

Don’t miss your opportunity to play the most elegant course around!

Book your tee time online today!