Symetra Classic May 18th – 23rd, 2015

Symetra Classic
May 18th – 23rd, 2015
Raintree Country Club
8600 Raintree Lane
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 542-8150
As of 4/22/15
Contact Numbers
Tournament Director
Director PR / Marketing
Advance Official
Housing Chair
Caddie Master
Michael Fresina
Jon Show
Mike Waldron
Pete Marco
Gary Ostrander
(980) 721-4138
(704) 953-3381
(770) 617-4031
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
(704) 451-4179
Tournament Structure
Est. Finish Time
144 Players
54 Hole Stroke Play
Cut after 36 Holes
Saturday, May 23rd - 4:30 p.m.
Pro-Am Structure
Tuesday, May 19
Wednesday, May 20th
1:00 PM - Shotgun
9:00 AM - Shotgun
Raintree Country Club
4 amateurs/1 professional
Format: Scramble
*Pro-Am assignments will be posted on Friday, May 15th
Tuesday, May 19th
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone-In Information
You will have to be on-site to
register. You must register 30
minutes prior to your first round
starting time.
Fitness Facility
Facility Name
Player Rate/Code
Raintree's Fitness Center
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
Raintree Country Club - regular business hours
*Must use temporary
membership cards that
will be available at
Symetra Tour ID Cards
Please remember that
fitness facility use is
for Symetra Tour
players only
Harris Branch
5900 Quail Hollow Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
(704) 716-6800
(7.9 miles north of course)
Morrison Branch
9405 Bryant Farms Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 716-4650
(6.1 miles south of course)
Siskey Branch
3127 Weddington Road
Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 716-4200
(4.7 miles east of course)
Hotel Name
Player Rate/Code
Holiday Inn Express
9420 East Independence Blvd.
Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 443-3100
Quality Inn & Suites
13470 East Independence Blvd.
Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 821-1211
Schedule of Events
May 18th
Player Practice Round – “First-come, first-served”
Symetra Financial Golf Clinic
Meet the Pros Pairings Party – required for all players in the field
Player Practice Round – carts must be off the course by 12:00 PM
Player Registration
Symetra Classic Pro-Am #1
All Day
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Driving Range
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Clubhouse
7:30 AM Shotgun
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Clubhouse (Fireside)
1:00 PM Shotgun
9:00 AM Shotgun
1:45 PM (estimated)
May 21st
Symetra Classic Pro-Am #2
Player Practice Round – “First-come, first-serve” from the 1st and 10th tee,
NINE HOLES ONLY, can’t tee off after 4:00 PM
Hemby Children’s Hospital Visit - 3 Pros needed
Daddy-Daughter Clinic - 8 Pros needed
LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Clinic - 3 Pros needed
Rock the Putt (sign-up at registration, names picked at Pros Party)
Round One – 1st Wave off 1st and 10th tees
Round One – 2nd Wave off 1st and 10th tees
May 22nd
Round Two – 1st Wave off 1st and 10th tees
Round Two – 2nd Wave off 1st and 10th tees
7:30 AM
12:20 PM
May 23rd
Final Round – off the 1st tee only - Top 70 players and ties
7:30 AM
May 19th
May 20th
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
7:30 AM
12:20 PM
Driving Range
Short Game Area
Lower Putting Green
Additional Events and Information
Social Media: Please use the following hashtags and handles on your social media sites: @symetraclassic @rocktheputt
#raintree #symetraclassic #rocktheputt #daddydaughtergolf
Player and Caddie Parking: Symetra Tour credential will be required for player parking through Thursday. Caddie parking will
be at the far end of the lot toward the Penskes for the entire week. On Wednesday, player parking will also be at the far end
of the lot toward the Penskes. Please honor this request as it is important to our host facility to provide adequate parking
to the Pro-Am participants. The first parking lot entrance will be blocked off on Wednesday morning and we ask that you
not move the cones. Please use the main entrance only on Wednesday.
Symetra Golf Clinic: There will be a clinic with VIP guests of Symetra on Monday, May 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Please let Kathy know if interested.
Meet the Pros Party: The Meet the Pros Party is on Monday, May 19th at 6:30 p.m. in the clubhouse at Raintree Country
Club. This function is MANDATORY for ALL players confirmed in the field. NO guests will be allowed. Dress is Business
Casual. Denim or golf attire is NOT appropriate for the party.
Daddy-Daughter Clinic: There will be a Daddy-Daughter clinic on the driving range on Wednesday. There will need to be 8
Pro’s to volunteer for this event. Please let Kathy know if you are interested.
LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Clinic: There will be a junior clinic held on the short game area on Wednesday. There will need to be
3 Pro’s to volunteer for this event. Please let Kathy know if you are interested.
Rock the Putt: There will be a putting contest on Wednesday night with a chance to win $500, winner take all! Everyone can
sign-up during player registration and names will be drawn during the Meet the Pros Pairings Party.
Food: The Snack Shack will be open from 9am-5pm beginning on Monday and will only be accepting credit card payments.
The Lakeside Grill will be open at 11:30am beginning on Tuesday.
Driving Directions:
From Country Club of Asheville to Raintree Country Club: Head south on Windsor Rd toward Wembley Rd, continue onto
Wembley Rd. Turn left onto Merrimon Ave. Turn left to merge onto I-240 E/US-70 E toward U.S. 74 Alternate E, continue to
follow I-240 E. Take the exit on the left onto I-40 E toward Statesville. Take exit 123A-123B for US-321 toward N Carolina
127/Hickory/Lenoir/Lincolnton/US-70. Take exit 123A toward Lincolnton/Gastonia/US-321 S/N Carolina 127 S. Merge onto
US-321 S. Merge onto I-85 N via the ramp to Charlotte. Take exit 30 toward I-485/I-77/Pineville/Huntersville. Keep right at
the fork, follow signs for I-485 Outer S/I-77S and merge onto I-485 Outer. Take exit 64A for North Carolina 51 N toward
Matthews. Merge onto NC-51 N/Pineville-Matthews Rd. Turn right onto Raintree Ln, destination will be on the right.
Estimated Driving Distance: 143 miles/Estimated Driving Time: 2 hours, 19 minutes