Match Play Championship 2023 Updated August 10, 11:36 am


Sep 14 - 24, 2023 (Thursday - Sunday)


Recreation Park Golf Course


Entry Fee

Includes greens fees, range balls; daily meal, prize fund for Bracket Play qualifiers

Entry Deadline

Tuesday, September 5th 2023
Late entries will be accepted (if the tournament field is not full), and will be subject to a $25 Late Registration fee.

DATES:  Thur - Mon, Sept 14-17; Fri – Sun, Sept 22-24

ELIGIBLE:  Men amateur golfers with an established World Handicap System (WHS) Index and 6-month Lowest Handicap Index (LI) of 4.9 or better as of August 31st, 2023, OR who have played high school or collegiate golf within the past two years.


    June 12:  Registration opens Click to Register

    Sept 5:  Registration closes at 11:59 PM

    Sept 8:  Preliminary Pairings posted on Festival website by 6:00 PM. Late Registration opens if event field is not full.

    Sept 11:  Late Registration closes at 11:59 PM

    Sept 12:  Final Pairings posted on tournament portal by 6:00 PM


The lowest 64 aggregate gross scores from the 36-hole Qualifier will proceed to Bracket Play. In case of ties for the final spot(s) in the 64-player Bracket Play field, a sudden-death playoff will be held immediately following regulation play on Saturday, May 28. Bracket Round play will take place as follows:

Round of 64:  Saturday, September 16 – Beginning at 7:00 AM

Round of 32:  Sunday, September 17 – Beginning at 7:00 AM

Round of 16:  Friday, September 22 – Beginning at 7:00 AM

Quarter-Finals:  Saturday, September 23 – Beginning at 7:00AM

Semi-Finals: Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 PM

Championship Final (18-hole):  Sunday, September 24th – 8:00 AM


Qualifying Play tee times will begin at 7:00 AM on Thursday, September 14, and Friday, September 15. Bracket Play tee times will be determined by position of the match within the master bracket.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Tournament Office (562) 275-3321