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SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 (Monday)

TEE-TIME: Palmer Course – 8:00 AM Shotgun Start

TEE-TIME: Nicklaus Course – 8:30 AM Shotgun Start


Php 4,000 – PRE-REGISTRATION (Until September 13, 2017)

Php 5,000 – Regular Registration (September 14 onwards)

Php 2,500 – for Students with valid, current I.D.



Open to all alumni and students (of Jesuit / Christian Brothers Schools) qualified by and conditional to:

1.1 Having graduated or completed atleast TWO (2) years.

All questions arising from eligibility issues shall be referred to and Arbitration Committee whose decision is deemed final.


Play shall be governed by the following:

2.1. The Rules of Golf as laid down by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St, Andrews.

2.2.  The local rules of Forest Hills Golf & Country Club as printed in the scorecards.

2.3. The tournament rules as specified in this handout.

2.4. Any announcement made prior to the start of the tournament. And

2.5. In case of doubt, play a second ball:

  • If during play, a player is doubtful of his/her procedure, he/she may – without penalty – play a second ball. After the doubtful situation has risen and before taking further action, the player must announce to his/her marker or fellow competitor that he/she intends to play two balls and which ball he/she wishes to count if the rules permit. The competitor shall report the facts to the Committee before returning his/her scorecard.

All questions arising from the conduct of play shall be referred to the Rules Committee, whose decision is deemed final.


Deadline for pre-registration is September 1, 2017. See REGISTRATION PROCEDURE in Section 10 below.

3.1. Pre-registration period is up to September 1, 2017. Pre-registered participants shall be given priority to allocated slots, based on the submission of registration forms and receipt of payment.

3.2. On tournament day, pre-registered players simply have to pick-up their Score Cards from their respective Registration Tables. As an incentive for paid registrants, practice round green fees will be the following; PALMER COURSE (P800.00-No Member needed) & NICKLAUS COURSE (P1,200.00-Must be accompanied by a FH Member). This privilege is allowed on WEEKDAYS ONLY starting at 8:00 am. (Golf carts not included). 

3.3. Walk-ins will be entertained on a first-come, first-served basis and will be subject to availability of slots.

3.4. On-course Registration will open at 6:00 am.

3.5. Players must complete the registration procedure one (1) hour before their assigned course tee-times and must be on-deck and ready to tee-off at least fifteen (15) minutes before the scheduled shotgun starts.

3.6. Upon confirmation of payment, Players may claim giveaway/raffle & lunch ticket. The Scorecard indicating the Player’s name, school, course assignment and designated starting hole will be issued at the school course desk. All walk-in participants are required to accomplish & submit their registration forms to the UNHS Desk.

3.7. Any refund due to cancellation prior to the tournament shall be subject to a 10% deduction from the entry fee.

3.8. Cancellations two (2) days before the tournament date shall no longer have the benefit of any refund.

Note: There are only 144 slots per course to accommodate three (3) Divisions.Register early because slots are limited.


SHOTGUN START (Palmer: 8:00 AM//Nicklaus: 8300 AM)

4.1. Peferred hole assignments for pre-registered/paid participants may be reserved and blocked off, when possible.

4.2 The Parings Sheet shall be posted at the playing venue. Upon publication, all processed information and data on entries and schedules shall be strictly applied and enforced.

4.3. Rule 6-3: Time of starting and groups (R & A Rules Limited)

a. Time of starting – the player shall start at the time laid down by the Committee.

NOTE: If a player arrives at his starting point ready to play, within five minutes after his starting time, the penalty for failure to start on time is two (2) strokes at the starting hole provided he completes this hole and joins his flight prior to tee off on the succeeding hole.

Penalty for lateness beyond five (5) minutes is disqualification.

b.  Flights: The competitor shall remain throughout the round in the flight arranged by the Committee unless  the Committee authorizes or ratifies a change. Penalty for breach of Rule 6-3b below: Disqualification

4.4. MAXIMUM STROKES PER HOLE: All players are required to pick up ball after scoring double par to speed up play.




5.1 Participants shall be divided according to the year / decade when they graduated from High School, plus a Ladies and an Open Class. Please see the grid below for details.

5.2 The lowest Unified National Handicapping System (UNHS) handicap index for the months of MAY, JUNE, JULY shall be used. Each Decade shall have three (3) classes with the top 25% plus ties in the combined field constituting the first group , the next 35% plus ties shall constitute the next group and the balance of 40% as the last group.

Please see the grid below for details.

27 9 69 & below A/B/C Nicklaus Blue
27 9 70 – 79 A/B/C Nicklaus Blue
27 9 80 – 89 A/B/C Palmer Blue
27 9 90 & above A/B/C Palmer Blue
9 3 Ladies 1 Category only Palmer Red
9 3 Open 1 Category only Nicklaus Blue
126 42

Note: Player’s “DECADE” is determined by the Player’s year of High School graduation (from any school)

5.3. The Tournament shall be played in two (2) courses, namely, Nicklaus and Palmer, as shown in the above table. A maximum of 144 players shall play in each course, or ideally 72 players per school.

note: Due to the limited slots available, registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. After the first 72 slots of each course have been filled up by either school, succeeding participants shall be placed on a waiting list by the concerned school. Only after September 1 will those in the waiting list be accommodated, SUBJECT TO SLOT AVAILABILITY.

5.4 A Decade must have a minimum of 30 players from either school.

5.5 In the Ladies Division, either school must have a minimum of 8 players, otherwise the affected players shall be classified within the Decade to which they more minimum players from either school.

5.6 Men shall tee-off from the Blue Tees and Ladies shall use the Red Tees.

Note: The tournament committee reserves the right to adjust the handicap index range of each classification in order to divide the field equitably.


Note: Players can ask their Golf Club for their UNHS ID # and Handicap Index

The lowest handicap index for May, June & July 2017 provided by the UNHS shall be used.

6.1 All participants are advised to verify their submitted UNHS Handicap Indices with the UNHS desk.

6.2 The slope rating of Forest Hills’ courses shall be used to convert all submitted Handicap Indexes (Rule 5.1)

6.3 Players with multiple club membership must declare their lowest UNHS handicap index in the Registration Form.

Failure to comply shall merit outright disqualification without the benefit of refund.

6.4 A Handicap Committee composed of UNHS representatives shall determine the equivalent Forest Hills course handicap based on the Player’s validated lowest UNHS Index.

6.5 Overseas Alumni with no UNHS handicap must submit a verifiable handicap certificate or a valid handicap card officially issued by their overseas home club or golf association.

6.6 Maximum handicap for Men is 36 and 40 for Ladies.

6.7 All Players with no UNHS or any verifiable club-certified Handicap Index shall be classified under the Open Class. Their scores shall be computed using the DOUBLE PEORIA System.

6.8 Individual scores shall be displayed on a LED screen at the Awards Hall.


Point System

7.1 For the purpose of determining which school shall win the annual competition, the Champion in each class shall earn five (5) points, 1st Runner-up three (3) points, and the 2nd runner-up one (1) point. Each Decade has twenty-seven (27) points, Ladies eighteen (9) points, and Open Class nine (9) points for a total of 126 points. The school which garners 50% plus one or sixty three (63) points shall be declared the Winner of the Classic Cup.





Champion 1st 2nd Champion 1st 2nd Champion 1st 2nd
69 & below 5 3 1 5 3 1 5 3 1 27 pts.
70 – 79 5 3 1 5 3 1 5 3 1 27 pts.
80 – 89 5 3 1 5 3 1 5 3 1 27 pts.
90 & above 5 3 1 5 3 1 5 3 1 27 pts.
Ladies 5 3 1 9 pts.
Open 5 3 1 9 pts.
126 pts.


Cross-scoring must be followed at all times.

8.1. Only gross scores must be reflected on the official scorecards and using only ballpoint pens (not pencils).

8.2. Players must sign their scorecard after ensuring that their marker has also signed the scorecard attesting to the correctness of the scores reflected therein.

8.3. Scorecards must be submitted within fifteen (15) minutes of holing-out. Otherwise, the Player’s score shall not count for the tournament.

8.4. Alterations / erasures in scores must be initialed by the Player / Marker and must be cleared / clarified upon submission. All scores not legibly written shall be subject to the Committee’s interpretation.

8.5. Players must personally submit their Scorecards. Caddies are not allowed to submit Scorecards for Players.


Rule on countback (R & A Rules Limited)

9.1. Ties shall be broken in favor of the Player with the better gross score in the back nine (Holes #10 to #18). If still tied, reckoning shall be from the last six (6) holes, then three (3), and if still tied, counting backwards from Hole #18.


Php 4,000 for Pre-Registrants (on or before September 1), Php 5,000 for Registrants from September 2 onwards, PhP 2,500 for Students with valid and current ID and for Forest Hills members.

10.1 The tournament fee includes the green fee, giveaway, mulligan, shared golf cart plus buffet lunch and raffle ticket / stubs.

10.2 The mulligan may be used anytime and anywhere excepton the putting green.

10.3 Caddie fee (minimum of PhP500) shall be on personal account basis.

Registration Procedure

A) You may register online at or Fill up the accompanying Registration Form online or send by email or fax to your respective contact persons. On-line registration is preferred.

B) Upon receipt of your Registration Form, your school contact person shall inform you (via return email or text) of the availability of your playing slot in your respective Division and Course, CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION and INSTRUCT YOU TO MAKE THE PAYMENT DEPOSIT at your school’s designated Bank Account.

C) Upon receipt of this confirmation, deposit your payment in your school’s designated bank account, detailed below.

D) Email or fax a copy of your Deposit Slip to your designated contact person who shall then confirm your participation by return email or fax. THIS COMPLETES THE REGISTRATION PROCESS.

Ateneo participants may send their payment to the Ateneo Alumni Association, Inc. at Rm 203 John Pollock Renewal Center, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights or deposit to:


BRANCH: Acropolis


ACCT. NO.: Current account no. 00-053-000679-0

Kindly send a copy of the Deposit Slip via email to Ms. Eva Estrera at & copy furnish Maryann Suetos at


La Salle participants may send their payment to the Registration Centers below or deposit to:


BRANCH: Ortigas Taipan


ACCT. NO.: 007-631-05224-6

Kindly send a copy of the Deposit Slip via email or fax to Ms. Cathy Yuson at fax no. 637 5888 or email to

Registration Center:  De La Salle Alumni Association (DLSAA)

Address: G/F Br. Andrew Gonzales Hall, Taft Ave., Manila 1004

Telephone: +632.526.5612 ; +632.524.4611 loc 122 Fax: +632.524.0503

Contact Person: Cherry Rivera


Mobile: +63.927.897.6761


Trophies shall be awarded to the following (total of 45 trophies)

DECADE Champion 1st 2nd Champion 1st 2nd Champion 1st 2nd TOTAL
69 & below 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
70 – 79 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
80 – 89 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
90 & above 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Ladies 1 1 1 3
Open 1 1 1 3
Total 42

11.1 Special prizes await the winners of the Longest Drive & Most Accurate Drive in Hole # __ (Palmer) / Hole # __ (Nicklaus) respectively. Merchandise shall also be awarded for the Hole-in-1 / Nearest-the-Pin in Hole # __ (Palmer) / Hole # __ (Nicklaus)

11.2. A Player may only win once in the special games of the course played, although he may choose which prize to keep.


For sponsored Hole-in-One prizes, the following rules shall apply:

12.1 If there are 2 or more winners of the same prize (at stake in all courses) the winners shall divide the prize equally.

12.2. Any and all taxes required shall be for the account of the winner(s).


VENUE: BALLROOM  (Registration for the awards ceremonies shall be open at 2:00pm).

13.1 The awards ceremonies shall start at 3:00pm. Door prizes will be available upon entry.

13.2 Buffet lunch will be served, accompanied with light entertainment.

13.3. Minor prize shall be drawn by the Player as he enters the Awards venue. Presence is required to win any raffle prize.


For any inquiries regarding the foregoing,

Ateneo participants may contact Maryann Suetos at +632.926.6046, +63927.390.7287 or email @

La Salle participants may contact Cathy Yuson at +632-6370200 +639189200827 or email @ lynnejay_27@yahoo.comCherry Rivera at +632.526.5612, +63905.550.7993 or email @

La Salle – Ateneo

Alumni Golf Classic

The organizing committee reserves the right to amend, vary, modify or add to any of the tournament rules and conditions.

All decisions made by the Committee shall be deemed final.