Dates and details have been announced for the PowerPlay Golf Summer Roadshow, a unique series of taster events in which golf club secretaries, managers and key administrators are invited to try the ground-breaking golf format for themselves.
Devised and managed by hugely successful former Walker Cup Captain and Chairman of Selectors, Peter McEvoy, PowerPlay Golf is a shortened, yet highly competitive and strategic form of golf. Played over 9 holes, each green has two flags, one a white flag in an ‘easy’ position and one black in a tricky ‘Sunday afternoon’ spot. Each golfer has to choose to play for the ‘skull ‘n’ crossbones’ black flag on three tees during the 9 holes. Double Stableford points are on offer for scoring birdies, net birdies or better.
Following the spectacular reaction to PowerPlay Golf earlier this year when it was first played by groups of elite golfers and specialist golf writers, McEvoy is now keen to demonstrate to golf clubs how PowerPlay Golf can help boost green fee and visitor revenue. He and his team are staging 10 half-days at selected venues around the country during June and July 2007, at which invited club secretaries and administrators will try a 9-hole PowerPlay Golf round for themselves and then hear how PowerPlay Golf will be structured for their benefit. They will also be given the opportunity to discuss how golf clubs can best raise revenue from the format.
June 6th Kendleshire (Bristol)
June 8th Dalmahoy (Edinburgh)
June 11th St Mellion (Cornwall)
June 13th South Winchester (Hampshire/Wiltshire)
June 14th Abbotsley (Beds/Cambs)
June 19th The Warwickshire (Midlands)
June 20th Playgolf Northwick Park (London)
June 25th The Tytherington (Manchester)
June 27th Matfen Hall (Northumberland)
July 2nd Moor Allerton (Yorkshire)
Places for the Roadshow are filling up fast. Secretaries/Managers wishing to take part who have not already done so are invited to indicate their preferred Roadshow date and their full contact details to the PowerPlay Golf team by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to 01780 757537.
More details about PowerPlay Golf are available on the introductory website www.powerplay-golf.com. A full-scale website will be launched in July 2007.