66th Mirror Pond Invitational

Bend Golf Club

$275 $355
Emily Anderson

August 7-9, 2020
Bend Golf Club

2019 Mirror Pond Invitational — Full Results

2020 marks the 66th year of Bend Golf Club's marquee amateur event, the Mirror Pond Invitational. This individual. 36-hole stroke play event is open to amateurs 18 and older with current USGA handicaps. (tournament brochure, PDF 1.2MB)

The entry deadline is August 3, 2020. The field is limited to the first 122 paid entries. Refunds are not guaranteed following the entry deadline.

Full tournament details follow. BGC members should register via Foretees. The link below is for external participants only.
Division eligibility:
Men’s Open Division — Entries are open to amateur men 18 years and older with current USGA handicaps. Play is from championship tees (72.4/130). Maximum tournament handicap allowed is 27.
Men’s Senior Division — Entries open to amateur men 50 years and older with current USGA handicaps. Play is from championship tees (72.4/130). Maximum tournament handicap allowed is 27.
Men’s Super Senior Division — Entries open to amateur men 65 years and older with current USGA handicaps. Play is from intermediate tees (69.8/130). Maximum tournament handicap allowed is 27. Super Senior Division is not eligible for overall low gross or overall low net titles.

Registration Fees
Registration is $275 ($200 for BGC members) and includes a practice round, 36 holes of stroke play, a tee prize, and payouts (BGC shop credit).

Format and Prizes
36-hole individual stroke play competition with three separate divisions. Equal number of gross and net spots paid in each division; however, pay will be staggered between gross and net. Overall gross and net champions will be decided between the Open and Senior Divisions only. Payouts will be in amateur sweeps credits in the golf shop at Bend Golf Club.

Practice round
A complimentary practice round will be available to any contestant, on any day at the golf shop’s discretion. Competitors may call 541-382-2878 beginning on Thursday, July 30 to arrange a practice round for Aug. 7. Players may call up to one week in advance for practice round. More than one practice round is allowed; players pay the prevailing member-guest rate of $80.

USGA Rules of Golf will govern all play except for those conditions modified by local rules. The one-ball rule will be in effect.

Dress Code
Metal spikes are not permitted. Traditional golf attire must be worn at all times by competitors, their guests, and galleries. This includes collared golf shirts or mocks, tailored golf slacks or mid thigh-length shorts. Please tuck in golf shirts. Competitors or guests not conforming to this dress code will be politely asked to change attire.

Golf Carts must be reserved in advance and are subject to availability. Carts can be shared. COVID guidelines apply. All events subject to change due to the COVID situation for 2020.

Arrival / Check In
Players and attendees may not arrive at tournament site earlier than 30 minutes prior to the contestant’s starting time There will be no formal registration other than online, however, a check-in table for those playing will be at their assigned starting hole for accurate information and updates.

Limited time available on driving range and practice putting green prior to round will be permitted. NO practice is permitted after the round. Only driving range and practice greens are available for use.

Starting Area
Players are asked to report to their starting tee no more than 10 and no less than 5 minutes ahead of their starting time No starter boxes with supplies available, only official clock. Players are required to provide their own pencils, tees, ball markers, divot tools, sharpies, bug spray, etc. Players must stand 6 feet apart when receiving instructions from starter, who will wear mask and gloves. Scorecards will be provided and picked up by player from the starter’s table.

Water / Food & Beverages
Players and spectators must provide their own drinking water; there will be limited supplies for refills that will be provided to players only. Box lunches available at the turn.

Clubhouse Access
Pro shop supplies with limited availability; players should be prepared with balls, gloves, other equipment. Accessible restrooms available in the clubhouse, #4, #7, #12, #15. Come prepared for the weather as access to all indoor facilities will have limited gathering.

Spectator Policy
Carts for spectators are NOT available. One spectator per contestant is allowed on site to accompany the player before, during and after the round, preferably a family member or guardian. If a violation occurs, one warning will be issued and any subsequent violation will result in the offending person being removed from the course. The Tournament Director may authorize other persons to attend (e.g., media, host club officials or members.) Spectators must practice social distancing (at least 6 feet away from others)

Flag sticks / Hole Inserts
Players are strongly encouraged to leave flag sticks in the hole. If the flag stick is removed, it must be done using a towel or gloved hand.