Permanent Tee Time

Permanent Tee Time Application & Fees
  • Applications and payment for inclusion in the lottery are due to Sunset Valley Golf Club no later than 5pm on March 9, 2019. Download application or call the pro shop at 847.432.7140
  • Each lottery group must be a foursome. The Captain is responsible for submitting all group fees to meet the lottery requirements.
  • Each group is required to pay the $600 permanent tee time fee.  This fee is nonrefundable. 
  • Permanent tee time application and payment may be submitted:
    • In-person - at Sunset Valley Golf Club, 1390 Sunset Road
    • Mail (check payment only with application) check payable to "Park District of Highland Park" to 1390 Sunset Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
  • All participants are required to pay the 20-week walking greens fee no later than Friday, April 12, 2019.  Fees are:
Permanent Tee Time Lottery
  • Lottery for reserved starting times will be held in three parts. The first drawing will be for groups that were signed up for the 2016 lottery. The second drawing will be for new groups that signed up for the 2019 lottery. The third drawing will be for groups on weekdays.
  • Prior to the drawing, eligible groups are given a number. Numbers are drawn randomly. By order of the numbers drawn, a representative for each foursome shall choose their starting times for Saturday or Sunday. 
  • If no member of the group is present, a written letter must be given to SVGC specifying the group’s desired time and SVGC will choose the group’s time.
  • Only foursomes are eligible. If you need assistance in arranging a foursome, call SVGC at 847.432.7140. The golf club will assist players in connecting with a group but will not assign players to any group.
  • The starting time lottery will be held at 10am, March 16, 2019 at Sunset Valley Golf Club, 1390 Sunset Road, Highland Park, IL. 60035.
Permanent Tee Time Season
  • Permanent Tee Time season is 20 weeks: April 27 -September 15. No regular permanent tee time play will take place during the North Shore Amateur Tournament weekend: July 20-21. 
  • Starting times are at 9-minute intervals starting at 6am on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Before and after the permanent tee time season, times are available on a first-come, first served basis. Reservations are taken up to two weeks in advance.
  • Reservations for Holidays (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day) are available to all players on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are taken up to two weeks in advance.
Permanent Tee Time Rules and Policies:
  1. Permanent tee time foursomes are expected to play at their assigned tee times, rain or shine, unless one of the following exceptions are met:
    1. Course is closed by the Superintendent
    2. Tee times delayed due to frost or lightning
  2. Foursomes will be issued rainchecks that may be redeemed on any day for the remainder of the season if the course is closed.
    1. Rainchecks valid until the end of the 2019 season
    2. No credits will be issued for the following season
    3. No cash refunds will be granted
  3. Foursomes or individuals unable to attend their scheduled tee time must find a replacement group/player or cancel their tee time 48 hours in advance. All replacements should be reported to SVGC prior to their scheduled tee time.
  4. The group or player is responsible for any cancellations made within the 48 hours. If the times are sold, the group or player will receive a raincheck. 
  5. Any unreported replacements for the group/players will be considered a NO SHOW and appropriate greens fees will be applied.
  6. Our season lottery foursomes are subject to the same “Keep Pace” system the course runs daily. The first half, or the first 10 weeks of the permanent times, each foursome must keep pace at least 7/10 of the time. Groups that do not keep pace 7/10 of the time are subject to moving their permanent time to the end of the lottery. Foursomes that do not keep pace 70% of the time for the season are not eligible for the lottery for the following season. The following maximum playing time criteria is used:
6-10am Must play in 4 hours
After 10am Must play in 4 hours and 10 minutes
 
  1. The Weekend Warriors, groups that play every week, rain or shine, and keep pace every week will have the option to keep their starting time for the 2020 season.


 
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