General Information

Eligibility

The 2020 Scott Robertson Memorial is open to amateur golfers in two divisions ages 15-18 and ages 14 and under.  Applicants who reach their 19th birthday on or before May 17, 2020, or have entered college are not eligible.  U.S. applicants must have an up-to-date USGA handicap index not exceeding 6.4 for boys 15-18; 11.4 for boys 14 and under, and 18.4 for girls.  The Entries Committee holds the right to refuse any application.  All application decisions of the Entries Committee are final.

Acceptance

Both Boys and Girls applicants will be accepted into the tournament field this year based on established Entrance Criteria. Click for the complete list of entrance criteria.

Entry Procedure

Complete the application, which can be found on our website and submit the appropriate entry fee.  Entry fee will be submitted through Pay Pal.

Your application and proper entry fee must be received by March 31, 2020.   Applications that are late, incomplete, sent to or dropped off to any other address will not be accepted.  Payments will be processed at the time they are received; this does not mean that the applicant has been accepted into the tournament/qualifier field, applicant will be notified by the SRM office following the deadline of their status.  

$305 Tournament Entry fee includes: 1 practice round, 3 tournament rounds (only 2 for participants that miss the cut on Sat.), practice area, lunches for players (Fri., Sat., & Sun.), suppers for players (Fri. & Sat.,) players gift package, long drive contest and gift cards and trophies for top finishers.

Qualifying Information

There will be two qualifying round opportunities at Roanoke Country Club.  Qualifying round #1 will be held on Saturday April 25, 2020.  Qualifying round #2 will be held on Wednesday May 13, 2020, this qualifier date is only for the Boys 15-18 division.  The Girls 15-18 division and boys 14 and under qualifier will only be held on Saturday April 25th. Each Qualifier will be limited to 65 players per division, and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.  More information will be available at the time of notification.

For the Roanoke qualifier, the Scott Robertson Memorial Entry Committee guarantees: 1 spot for every 14 qualifiers in the boy’s 15-18 division, 2 spots in the girl’s 15-18 division, and a minimum of 3 spots in the boys 14 and under division.

Should there be an interest and a suitable number of applicants for the girls 14 and under division, the Entries Committee may consider a qualifier for this division on April 25, 2020.

For the Naples, FL at Quail Creek Country Club on Saturday April 18th, there will be 3 spots available for the Boys 15-18 division and 2 spots for the Girls 15-18 division.  There will also be a Boys 14 and under qualifier for 1 spot with a minimum field of 2 and maximum field of 9.

$105 Qualifier Entry fee includes: 1 practice round, 1 tournament round, player gift and use of practice areas.

The U.S. Challenge Cup will hold a qualifier for New England resident, the date and further information will be available on their website www.uschallengecup.org.

New for 2020, in conjunction with our Naples and Roanoke (April 25th only) qualifiers

Those who qualify into the Scott Robertson Memorial tournament 15-18 year old fields will also qualify for the 2020 Hope Valley Junior Invitation, at Hope Valley Country Club in Durham, NC, on August 3-6, 2020. This includes the top 5 in the Boys 15-18 division and the top 2 in the Girls 15-18 division, at the April 25th qualifier in Roanoke, VA.  And the top 3 in the Boys 15-18 division and top 2 in the Girls 15-18  division at the April 18th qualifier in Naples, FL.  (All ties for these divisions will be played off at the time of the qualifier.  Only the winner(s) of the play off will receive exemptions into the Hope Valley Junior Invitational.)

There is a possibility that an applicant could be listed as an alternate to the field. If this is the case for the applicant, they will be given the opportunity to qualify in one of the qualifiers at either Roanoke Country Club or at Quail Creek Country Club.  Once the applicant has participated in a qualifier, they will forfeit their status as an alternate to the field.

Notification

Applicants will be notified by the first week in April and the field will be posted on this website.

Refunds

For complete information on our refund policy click here.

Travel & Transportation

After acceptance, for participants using air transportation, we suggest Roanoke/Blacksburg Regional Airport. The closest International Airports are Greensboro, NC (2 hours), Richmond, VA (3 hours), Charlotte, NC (3 hours) and Raleigh, NC (3 hours).   Do not make airline travel arrangements prior to confirmation of tournament acceptance, unless you qualify for one of the entrance criteria, categories 1-4, or you are planning to attend a qualifier; we receive more applications than the tournament fields can accommodate.  Information concerning hotel and ground transportation will be provided in the tournament acceptance letter and on our web site.

Host Families

Limited host families will be available this year.  Please contact the Scott Robertson Memorial office for more information.  540-529-3176 or srm@scottrobertson.com

Caddies/Golf Carts

Caddies are prohibited.  Players are allowed to use non-motorized pull/push carts. Golf carts for press, spectators or handicapped individuals are prohibited.  No Exceptions.  Assistance for handicapped individuals will be provided.

Dress Code

Denim is not allowed for players or spectators; in accordance to the Roanoke Country Club dress code.