Championship Series Events
Championship Series Tournament Overview
For the core competitive golfing experience, the MIPUBLINX offers is a series of single day stroke play tournaments conducted in a competitive golf atmosphere for all levels of competition. From scratch players to the senior player, the Championship Series Tournaments have it all. All MIPUBLINX events are contested in accordance with USGA rules and provide a competitive atmosphere, regardless of the division in which you elect to compete. Contestants are required to comply with the MIPUBLINX Code of Conduct, Pace of Play policy and abide by all USGA rules.
In addition, the MIPUBLINX conducts team play events throughout the season in addition to the season opener Michigan Publinx Medal Play Championship (formerly the Lee Gohs Classic), the perennial favorite State Match Play Championship and the invitation only Deyak Classic. Please visit the tournament pages for details and application information.
The Championship flight is comprised of some of the best amateurs in the state of Michigan. The MIPUBLINX has been represented by several of it's premier players in numerous USGA and GAM events over the past several years. This is a highly competitive division with good scoring abilities a must in order to compete in these tournaments. Players requesting to play in the Championship flight must be capable of demonstrating a high level of skill and have a USGA handicap index of 5.9 or lower. Application for acceptance into the Championship division is subject to review prior to competing in this division. Top players in the Championship Division will have the ability to earn a chance to play in the Atlas Trophy Matches or East / West All Stars, which are Ryder Cup style events.
The Senior Scratch Division in a new division that was opened for players that have reached their 50th birthday by the date of the tournament. This has become a very popular division as many of our Senior Scratch players were looking for a competitive division from a set of tees that were slightly forward from the distances played in the Championship Division. Top finishers in this division will be eligile for gift certificates.
For player's who wish to compete in a more relaxed atmosphere, the Net division provides a handicapped format for the player who wants to test their skills against players of like talent in a competitive environment. Designed for players with up to a 20 (max) handicap player, the Net division is a good, friendly place to experience competitive golf in a handicapped tournament. Course slope and index are computed with the players USGA index to derive a tournament day handicap. Top finishers will receive gift certificates and earn a chance to play in the season ending Deyak Classic.
The Senior division invites all players who have achieved the age of 50 by April 15 of the current year. This division provides a chance for those players who still have that competitive fire in their bellies. Don't take the Seniors lightly, as there are still some very talented players on our links. Top Finishers will receive gift certificates and earn a chance to play in the season ending Deyak Classic.