September 30, 2023


sights and trips

A unique concept pays off

PINE MOUNTAIN, Georgia—Two months in the past, Forme Tour officers had an strategy. To support save on player journey prices, what if the Tour held four “Monday” qualifiers in just one website on consecutive days, only 1 of the qualifiers really taking position on Monday? 

Right after securing Callaway Gardens Resorts Mountain See Course for all 4 qualifiers, that idea came to fruition this 7 days. Players teed it up in common vogue, commencing Monday, 8 spots in the inaugural Forme Tour event—the L&J Golf Championship at Jennings Mill State Club—up for grabs. On Tuesday morning, quite a few of the identical gamers did the same detail, those in the subject vying for the coveted 8 accessible areas. Wednesday and Thursday? Lather, rinse and repeat. 

“We understood this was an unconventional tack to take, but we also understand how expensive it is for gamers to vacation, with rental cars, foods and resorts. While it’s a lot of golfing around four consecutive days, we felt this would be a one of a kind way to help the players’ wallets whilst giving an equitable setup on a top quality golf study course,” claimed Greg Carlson, the Forme Tour’s Executive Director who labored carefully with Main Referee Jamie Wiles to see this take place. “We ended up assured about the final decision likely into Monday’s initially 18-gap qualifier, and now that our 7 days is full, what transpired around the past 96 hours and 72 holes only solidifies the final decision the staff created.” 

Thirty players or else not in the area in the initial Forme Tour tournaments qualified—with two players—University of Utah products Mitch Schow and Lipscomb College alum Nolan Ray qualifying 2 times. Schow experienced results in the past two qualifiers, earning invitations to the Bolingbrook Golf Club Invitational outdoors Chicago (July 20-23) and the Birck Boilermaker Traditional in West Lafayette, Indiana, a 7 days later. Ray, in the meantime, bookended his successes, getting via Monday’s qualifier for subsequent week’s L&J Golfing Championship at Jennings Mill Nation Club and ready right until Thursday’s shootout to get in the Birck Boilermaker Classic discipline. 

“We witnessed some breathtaking engage in this 7 days, and there was a ton of terrific golfing by gamers who did not qualify. That truly exhibits the depth of talent we have on the Forme Tour,” Carlson additional. 

In this article are the success from the four qualifiers: