Appalachian Amateur Player Information



Saturday, August 8

Round 1 - Starting at 8AM off #1

Cocktail Party - 5:30PM

Long Drive - 6:30PM

Putting Shootout - 7:30PM


Sunday, August 9

Round 2 - Starting 8AM off #1

Award Presentations following completion of each division


The first round’s tee times will be posted by Thursday at 5:00 pm.


Format:  36 holes of stroke play. The event will have a championship division, a senior championship division, and a pre-flighted competition where players will be flighted based on handicap before the start of the tournament.


Prizes: The top one-third of the field in each division will receive golf shop merchandise certificates with a total anticipated cash payout of approximately $7,500. Gift certificates will be valid through June 30, 2021. Each participant will also receive a tee gift.


Practice Round:

Championship: Black Tees (Back tee boxes will not be used on 3 (pool tee), 6, and 17 (left tee). Up and Back tee boxes in play on 13, 14, 18)

Senior Championship: Green Tees

Flighted: Green Tees

Please contact the Golf Shop at 276-322-4342 to schedule your practice round. A cart fee is required.


Caddies: You are permitted to have a caddie if you choose.


Spectators: Spectators are welcome.


Food: Dinner will be provided Saturday at the cocktail party starting at 5:30PM on the deck. Boxed lunch will be provided Sunday from 11AM-3PM in front of the golf shop. Food and beverage service will be available all weekend in the restaurant. We will have the PGA Championship streaming in the bar.


Cocktail Party: Ramsey Industrial is sponsoring a cocktail party after play on Saturday. Food will be available starting at 5:30PM and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and beer. A cash bar will available to purchase wine and mixed drinks. Spouses and guest are welcome.


Long Drive and Putting Contests: During the cocktail party, we will be hosting long drive and putting contests. The long drive will start around 6:30PM with putting following. Sign-ups will be available at scoring table. We have 8 Cleveland Golf wedges and 4 Cleveland Golf putters to give away.


The Appalachian Amateur committee, our sponsors Ramey Ford Princeton, Ramsey Industrial, Srixon, WVVA, and the staff of Fincastle look forward to your participation in the 2020 Appalachian Amateur and hope that your weekend will be most enjoyable!