27th ANNUAL WIGWAM INTERCLUB CHALLENGE
The Wigwam — Litchfield Park, AZ
January 19th – 24th, 2016
A 54 Hole Pro-Am Event
Professional Purse $10,000 (with full field)
Tournament Host: Keith Kalny, PGA (contact Keith: 651-235-5197)
In 1989, former Wigwam Vice President and General Manager Cecil Ravenswood, created the Interclub Challenge. His vision and this tournament?s tradition lives on into 2015 and the 26th playing of this Pro-Am event. The tournament and resort are a wonderful way to begin the New Year. The Interclub Challenge has a loyal following of teams from Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, South Carolina, California, Nebraska, and Kansas. Please feel free to share tournament information with any of your golfing friends!
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About the Resort
Under new ownership since December of 2009, The Wigwam is a 331 room luxury resort located in Litchfield Park just 30 minutes from Phoenix?s Sky Harbor Airport. Since opening in 1929, The Wigwam has welcomed guests from around the world to a destination resort rich with the spirit of “Authentic Arizona.” The new ownership group, lead by former Phoenix Suns owner and National Director of USA Basketball, Jerry Coangelo, have made major renovations over the past two years updating and restoring The Wigwam while embracing its rich history as one of the country?s leading golf resorts.
Early Bird Arrivals
If you would like to arrive and day or two early, The Wigwam has a special “Early Bird” room rate of $150/night for the nights of January 4th and 5th(based on availability). There is also a special green fee of $45 plus tax for golf and cart for those days offered to Challenge participants before the tournament package starts on January 19th. Please note on your entry form if you would like to take advantage of the Early Bird arrival special.
PRIVATE & SEMI PRIVATE CLUBS ONLY: Each team will be identified as representing a private or semi-private club. Only two amateurs need be from the same club for the team to represent that club.
TEAM MEMBERS: A team consists of one golf professional and four amateurs with established and active USGA handicaps. Two of the four amateurs should be current members of the same private or semi-private golf club. The professional of the team does NOT need to be the professional employed by that club. Amateurs will be using 85% of their USGA course handicap for both the team and individual competition. The golf professional is responsible for verifying the above eligibility requirements.
LIMITED FIELD: The field will be limited to the first 44 teams with entry forms and deposits submitted.