Weekly Pick Contest
The Contest commences with the Safeway Open on October 4th, 2018 and concludes with the Tour Championship on August 25th, 2019.
This is a contest of skill requiring contestants to select 1 golfer each week of the PGA season. 2 player selections are required for each of the Majors including the PLAYERS Championship and all WGC events.
You can only select a player once throughout the season and you cannot select the defending tournament champion.
You will no longer be provided with default selections should you fail to submit your selection on time for a specific tournament. No responsibility will be accepted for contestant selections which are lost, delayed, damaged, not received properly on the web site or misdirected in any other manner in the mail or any other electronic means including the Internet.
Selections received by email will be accepted provided they are received by the deadline.
If an entry has a golfer selected that does not start the tournament for any reason whatsoever, participants who have selected such golfer(s) will be provided with the highest ranked eligible golfer. Such selections will meet the criteria of not having being selected previously.
Participants who have selected a player who withdraws after having commenced play will not be provided with a substituted player.
Total Players Earnings of contestant selections over the entire season will determine winners. Player Earnings in $US currency from the PGA Tour website following tournament play will be used to determine results. This is a source believed to be reliable. Bonus Player Earnings from the FedEx Cup playoffs will not be included in this contest.
The Contest payouts will be as follows:
* Season Segment payout after Event 15 (20% of available funds)
* Season Segment payout after Event 30 (20% of available funds)
* Season Segment payout after Event 46 (20% of available funds)
* Season Ending payout after Event 46 (40% of available funds)
Each payout will award:
* First Place 50%
* Second Place 30%
* Third Place 20%
The Season Segment payouts will be awarded based on the total earnings of contestants selections accumululated during the stated specific segment only and not overall year to date. The Season Ending payout will be awarded based on the total earnings of contestants selections over the entire season.
You may select amateur golfers from the tournament fields where applicable. While they may not receive earnings from the tournament, you will receive in our contest the equivalent earnings based on their final position in said tournament.
The Tournament field will be published on the Tuesday preceding Tournament play. The presence of other players or changes in the Tournament field after it has been published shall in no way affect the outcome of the Tournament.
An email will be sent to each registered contestant requesting player selections to be submitted. Selections including changes will be accepted up until the event deadline. Contestants should review their selections on the PGA Tour site at http://www.pgatour.com prior to each deadline.
No responsibility will be accepted for contestant s registrations which are lost, delayed, damaged, not received properly on the web site or misdirected in any other manner in the mail or any other electronic means including the Internet.
The entry fee for this Contest is $75 payable before start of play.
The following payment options are offered:
The preferred method of payment is via an Interac E-Mail Money Transfer from your online bank account.
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payments are accepted. A PayPal transaction fee of $3 per entry is required when sending payment.
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3) Payment by Credit Card
are now accepted. A transaction fee of $3 per entry is included when invoiced.
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4) Payment by Mail
Payment by cheque, money order & bank drafts are accepted by mail and must be postmarked before start of play.
Make payment payable to "Séamus Maher" and send to:
121 Main Street West
Grimsby, ON L3M 1R5
Entries: There will be no limit of the number of entries to the Contest. Contestants may enter the Contest as many times as they wish, provided they pay the stated entry fee for each of their entries.
Any Contestant whose payment is returned unpaid will be subject to immediate loss of all entries from all Contests.
No responsibility will be accepted for Contestant s registrations or selections which are lost, delayed, damaged, not received properly on the web site or misdirected in any other manner in the mail or any other electronic means including the Internet.
All entries become the property of the Contest Administrator and none will be returned.
There is a 10% Contest administration fee applied to the winners.
This Contest is neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the PGA Tour or any other organization.
The Contest Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any contestant or to withdraw or amend the contest at any time in its absolute discretion in case of error, technical problem or any matter interfering with the conduct of the Contest as contemplated by these rules.
The decisions of the Contest Administrator is final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment. By entering this contest you acknowledge acceptance of all Contest rules and agree to be bound by them.