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The First Annual Montana Match Play tournament is fast approaching! It will be held at Sky Ranch on April 8 & 9. This will be a non-sanctioned, head to head double elimination Match Play format event. Players will play a series of 9 hole matches to determine the winner in each bracket (division). There will be a random draw dubs round on Sunday for players who are eliminated on Saturday.

ENTRY FEES

Open - $35 - 16 player bracket - $5 course fee, $20 payout to Match Play, $10 payout to dubs
Masters - $35 - 8 player bracket - $5 course fee, $20 payout to Match Play, $10 payout to dubs
Advanced - $25 - 16 player bracket - $5 course fee, $10 payout to Match Play, $10 payout to dubs

This format works best with full brackets, so we are limiting the divisions to hopefully fill these brackets. If there is enough demand to fill another bracket we will offer more divisions.

SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 8
8:00 - 9:00 - Registration
9:15 -Players Meeting and Seed Draw
9:30 - Start of the first Match

Sunday, April 9
10:00 - Start of first Match of the day
11:00 - Random Draw Dubs Round
1:00 - Championship Match Play Round

FORMAT

Match play is based on winning holes, not overall score. It's similar - but different - than skins. More info about the match play format can be found at http://golftips.golfweek.com/explain-match-play-scoring-golf-1670.html
Players will be randomly seeded in a bracket based on their division and will play 9 hole matches. Winners in each match will advance in the bracket. Losers of each match will go to the consolation bracket in each division until they lose their second match when they will be eliminated from the match play side of things.
All players are guaranteed a minimum of two 9 hole matches. Players who are eliminated from their bracket will be eligible for the random draw doubles round on Sunday as part of their entry fee.
Cash payouts for all divisions (brackets)
Cash payouts for the random draw dubs round on Sunday

All players still in their respective bracket on Sunday will get paid
Players who are eliminated from Match Play on Saturday will be eligible for the random draw dubs round on Sunday. The reasoning for this is to ensure that while the 'ringers' in each division are still playing match play, those who have been eliminated can still get paid for playing dubs thus ensuring that more players will get paid. Maybe even some who aren't usually on the podium.

As this is the first event with this format, there will not be Player's Packs or trophies. All entry fees - less course fees - will be paid out to the top players in each bracket

Anyone is welcome to play the dubs round on Sunday for a $10 entry fee (you don't have to be in the Match Play tournament).

Glamping, camping, and lodging is available at Sky Ranch. Contact them directly at http://www.skyranchretreat.com to reserve your accommodations.

Practice play will be available on Friday for $3 per player that can be paid in the drop box between holes 3 and 4.

This is the first Match Play event that I know of in Montana and I'm very excited for it! I hope I've explained it well enough for everyone to understand, but don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have.

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As Match Play works best with

As Match Play works best with full brackets, This event is limited to 40 players (16 Open, 8 Masters, 16 Am) unless there is enough interest to add another bracket. So please pre-register at the link above to let us gauge interest. The pre-reg fee is only $2...

Everyone who makes it to Sunday in double elimination bracket play will get paid. Everyone who is eliminated on Saturday will be eligible for the random Draw dubs on Sunday as part of their entry fee.

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Current Montana Match Play registration

Current Montana Match Play Registration

OPEN
Brian Bjortomt
McCoy Connor
Shane Anderson
Levi Kayes
Rahn Henderson

MASTERS
Craig Sward
Chad Miles
Shane Hinderks

AMATEUR
Darrell Martin
Mack Bohrmann

Registration is available at http://www.gardencityflyers.org/site/node/611 Due to the format, we are limited to only 40 spots unless we fill before the event in which case - if there is enough interest - we will open up another bracket. Please pre-register to let us know the demand and be able to accomodate as many people as we can

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Current Montana Match Play Registration

OPEN (11 spots left)
Brian Bjortomt
McCoy Connor
Shane Anderson
Levi Kayes
Rahn Henderson

MASTERS (4 spots left)
Craig Sward
Chad Miles
Shane Hinderks
Dave Spencer

AMATEUR (11 spots left)
Darrell Martin
Mack Bohrmann
Rayce Compton
Jacob Cunningham
Cody Duncan

Spots are filling up fast! Due to the bracket format of this event, we are limited to only 40 players. If you wanna make sure you have a spot, pre-register at the link in a post above or take your chances of the event filling up before you get there on Saturday.

A little clarification for who will cash and who is eligible for Sunday Dubs. 4 players in Open and 4 players in Amateur will still be in their Match Play bracket at the end of the day on Saturday and will cash based on their place of finish during Sunday's play. The remaining 12 players in Open and the remaining 12 players in Amateur who are knocked out of their bracket by the end of the day on Saturday will be eligible for dubs on Sunday. Due to having a smaller bracket (8 players), the top 3 finishing Masters will cash on Saturday based on their head to head play within their bracket as their bracket will be finished at the end of the day on Saturday. All Masters will be eligible for dubs on Sunday.

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Lunch and updated reg list

The owners at Sky Ranch will be serving a BBQ lunch for $5 on Saturday so players can stay onsite for lunch.

Current Montana Match Play Registration

OPEN (11 spots left)
Brian Bjortomt
McCoy Connor
Shane Anderson
Levi Kayes
Rahn Henderson

MASTERS (Only 2 spots left)
Craig Sward
Chad Miles
Shane Hinderks
Dave Spencer
Ron Anderson
Dave Ekman

AMATEUR (9 spots left)
Darrell Martin
Mack Bohrmann
Rayce Compton
Jacob Cunningham
Cody Duncan
Raymond Jessop
Tim Allsop

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Current Montana Match Play Registration

OPEN (11 spots left)
Brian Bjortomt
McCoy Connor
Shane Anderson
Levi Kayes
Rahn Henderson

MASTERS (Only 1 spot left)
Craig Sward
Chad Miles
Shane Hinderks
Dave Spencer
Ron Anderson
Dave Ekman
Kody Bullman

AMATEUR (8 spots left)
Darrell Martin
Mack Bohrmann
Rayce Compton
Jacob Cunningham
Cody Duncan
Raymond Jessop
Tim Allsop
Riley McVey

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Match Play winners and dubs

Final results from the Montana Match Play today. Congrats to Rayce Compton on winning the Am side, Chad Miles on winning Masters, and Shane Anderson for coming from the consolation bracket to win Open.

Anyone is welcome to play the random draw dubs round tomorrow starting at 10:30. Cost is $10, but anyone who played Match Play today plays for free tomorrow