Sunny skies and warm seaside breezes greeted competitors of the Golf Trek Challenge at Lockwood Folly for Friday’s first-round action. Check out some of the players in action in our Round 1 photo gallery!
Lockwood Folly, The Pearl, Rivers Edge, the Jones Course at Sea Trail and Thistle Golf Club joined Lockwood Folly as the venues for this two-person team event. Round 1 at Lockwood Folly and Sea Trail-Jones was contested in a best-ball format, while Saturday’s second round at Rivers Edge and Carolina National features a Texas scramble. Sunday’s final round action at The Pearl and Thistle will be played in a modified alternate shot format. Flighting was determined by total team handicap index.
Each two-man team is vying for a top-three finish, any of which will earn them credits for future golf vacation travel packages booked through Golf Trek, a company with more than four decades and 1 million tee times’ worth of experience whose local golf experts specialize in customized trip planning to suit the needs of any type of golf traveler or group. The first-place finishers earn a $250 credit for each team member, second place awards $150 credits to each team member and third place nets each team member a $50 travel credit.
In addition to three rounds of golf, each participant also receives an Antigua outerwear jacket, a $75 gift card to House’s Place restaurant at event lodging host Sea Trail Resort, and eligibility for awards and random drawing prizes.