Congratulations on Qualifying for Spring 2014 Nationals


Tournament Details and Todos

What you need to do
  1. Fill out tournament information form to the right
  2. Book your travel (flying or driving)?
    • LGA, JFK, or EWR are close major airports
    • is the best and cheapest option for cars if you are over 21 years old.
  3. Pay your tournament entry fees (due 4/19/14 by noon)
    • All tournament invoices will be in your Nextgengolf Team Portal. All invoice questions, contact Mike Belkin (781-864-6430) or
  4. Submit your National Championship Team Roster
  5. Contact Kris Hart if you need help with lodging (413-237-2271)
  6. Review general tournament info and schedule
  7. Share your story about making it to Nationals - Email
    • There will be major media outlets at Nationals who are interested in writing about students and teams with great stories
Cost and Details

$305 per player which includes the following

  • Championship Rounds Saturday and Sunday
    • 1 round at Ballyowen and 1 round at Wild Turkey
  • (2) luxury rooms for 2 nights in the Appalachian Resort at Crystal Springs
    • Rooms are 1 Bedroom Suites with 1 king bed and queen pullout couch
    • Additional rooms for NCCGA players are $135 per room per night
  • Lunch on Saturday and Sunday
  • Tournament gift bag including: (4) dozen Srixon Z-STAR premium balls, team shirts, custom bag tags, team hats & more
  • Awards and prizes
  • Mini Golf Tourney entry - Friday (6:00-8:00)
  • Cleveland Golf Skills Challenge - Saturday (9:00-11:00)
  • Tournament costs are inclusive of resort fees & NJ State Taxes

Lodging Address:
Appalachian Lodge - 200 Route 94, Vernon Township, 07462 - Check-in at the Black Creek Resort located across the street from the Appalachian Lodge
Course Addresses:
Ballyowen - 105 Wheatsworth Rd, Hamburg, NJ 07419 - registration
Wild Turkey - 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419 - scoring

Not Included
Practice rounds are not included in the team tournament fees. Practice rounds have been negotiated down to a fee of $50 per player and can be scheduled by calling the resort directly at 973-827-5996 * 1. Lodging for parents/coaches or lodging for Wednesday, Thursday, or Sunday night is not included in the tournament fee. The NCCGA has arranged discounted lodging in the resort for parents and coaches beyond the standard group lodging rates. Please contact Kris Hart at 413-237-2271 or for additional lodging accommodations. Standard Group Lodging Rates

Preliminary Tournament Schedule

  • Wednesday-Friday- Team arrival and practice rounds. Practice rounds have been negotiated to a fee of $50 per player, per round. Practice rounds can be arranged by calling the resort directly - (973-827-5996)
  • Friday
    • 6:00-8:00 - Cleveland Smart Square Mini Golf Tournament - Play on a natural grass mini-golf course located at 3 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419.  Bring your own putter (balls will be provided)!
  • Saturday
    • 8:00-9:30 - Team Registration at Ballyowen
    • 9:00-12:00 - Cleveland Golf Wedge Challenge, 5-Hour Energy Putting Challenge, sponsored giveaways, pre-round press coverage, team pictures, & team video. *Once you finish the skills challenge and pre-round registration, promptly report to the driving range of the course you are playing
    • 12:00 - Group picture Ballyowen or Wild Turkey Putting Green 
    • 12:00-1:15 -  Range and putting green warm-up
    • 1:15 - Rules announcements and cart staging (Carts will be left at starting hole - all players will be walking)
    • 1:30 - Begin play at your assigned role
    • 6:30 - Scoring held at each course at scoring table (main scoreboard located at Wild Turkey)
  • Sunday
    • 6:30-7:45 - Range and putting green warm-up
    • 7:45 - Rules announcements and cart staging
    • 8:00 - Begin play at your assigned hole
    • 1:00 - Scoring held at each course at scoring table (main scoreboard located at Wild Turkey)
    • 1:30 - Awards ceremony, post round press coverage, pictures, and interviews
Restaurant Suggestions in the Area

The Irish Cottage
15% discount for all NCCGA players (available all weekend)
Dinner, drink, & appetizer specials
Saturday - Informal gathering for all NCCGA Players
602 State Route 23, Franklin, NJ 07416

Tony's Pizza and Pasta
10% discount for all NCCGA Players (Dine-in or takeout)
NCCGA Team specials available
3339 New Jersey 94, Hamburg, NJ 07419
(973) 209-7775