Craigs Big 5 Contest 


Our Craigs Big 5 contest, is now open for participation.

Registration closes Thursday, March 12th, at 7 AM EST.

The contest covers the following events :

Date Tournament Results
March 12th - 15th The Players Championship
April 9th - 12th The Masters
May 14th - 17th PGA Championship
June 18th - 21st U.S. Open
July 16th - 19th THE OPEN

Players are divided into 6 performance groups based on World Golf Rankings. 

This is a contest of skill that requires contestants to make 2 selections from each performance group.  

Total Players Earnings of contestant s selection s for all 5 events will determine winners. Player Earnings in $US currency from the PGA Tour website on the day following Tournament play will be used to determine results. This is a source believed to be reliable.

If an entry has a missing or duplicate selection, the empty or duplicate selection will be replaced by the golfer with the highest ranking from the same performance group not already selected by the entry.

An email will be sent to each registered contestant requesting player selections to be submitted. Selections including changes will be accepted up until the contest deadline.

Entry Fee:
The entry fee for this contest is $30 Canadian and payment must be sent before start of play to participate in this contest. Failure to send payment before start of play will result in the immediate removal of all your entries from this contest

The following payment options are offered: 

1) Interac
The preferred method of payment is via an Interac E-Mail Money Transfer from your online bank account. Send payment to:

 2) PayPal
payments are accepted. A PayPal transaction fee of $2 per entry is required when sending payment.

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Although we use PayPal as a payment service provider, upon checkout, you may pay with either a PayPal account or a major credit card. Send payment to:

 3) Payment by Credit Card

are now accepted. A transaction fee of $2 per entry is included when invoiced.

Send email request to pay by credit card to:

4) Payment by Mail

Payment by cheque, money order & bank drafts are also accepted by mail from Canadian participants however must be postmarked before start of play.

Make payment payable to "Séamus Maher" and send by mail or courier to:

Séamus Maher
121 Main Street West
Grimsby, ON L3M 1R5

or make payable to "Craig Talent" and send by mail or courier to:

Craig Talent
67 Bayberry Crt.
Whitby, ON L1M 2L1

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.

The Contest payouts are dependant on the # of entires. The payouts last year were as follows:

Overall Winners
* First Place $700
* Second Place $300
* Third Place $144

Event Winners
* Masters First Place $70
* Players First Place $70
* US Open First Place $70
* The Open First Place $70
* PGA First Place $70

Any contestant whose payment is returned unpaid will be subject to immediate loss of all entries for such contestant from all contests.

No responsibility will be accepted for contest registrations or contestant s 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 are 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.