Mother Nature gave the members of the 2014 Symetra Tour a cold reception this morning as temperatures struggled to reach into the lower 60’s. Despite the cold temperatures, players took full advantage of the second practice round. The third and final practice round is scheduled for tomorrow morning at 7:30 AM
Pro Am Tournament
The first of two pro am tournaments took place today. The first wave of tee times began at 7:30 AM going off of the first and tenth tees. The second wave of tee times began at 12:00 PM again going off of the first and tenth tees. 34 teams participated today’s pro am which was sponsored by OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group. The final pro am tournament will take place tomorrow afternoon. Check-in for tomorrow’s tournament begins at 9:00 AM with a shot gun start slated for 12:30 PM.
Outside the Ropes
Each year, members of the Symetra Tour participate in an event called “Outside the ropes” which is designed to bring players off of the course and into local communities. Today, several Symetra Tour pros headed to the Northern Lights YMCA in Escanaba, Michigan to interact and play sports with the children enrolled in the YMCA’s summer day camp.
First Round Pairings
A complete list of first round pairings is now available by visiting http://www.sweetgrassgolfclub.com/symetra-tour-2014. Tournament play will begin at 7:30 AM on Friday, June 27th. Players will tee off of the first and tenth tee boxes in groups of three every ten minutes. Tournament play is tentatively scheduled to last until 7:00 PM.
Tickets are still available for the 2014 Island Resort Championship and can be purchased at the Island Ticket Office. Tickets are $10 and are valid for all three days (27th, 28th & 29th). Tickets stubs will be collected and placed in drawings which will be held at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM daily. Over $2,000 in prizes will be awarded each day. A complete list of prizes is available in the 2014 Island Resort & Championship Program Booklet.