2023 Father/Son Modified Scotch Tournament

Junior Division

The Ranch Golf Club

August 8, 2023


Player Information Sheet

The Ranch Golf Club | 65 Sunnyside Road | Southwick, MA | 01077


History of the Father/Son Modified Scotch Tournament: The Father/Son Tournament originated at Essex County Club.  Last year's winners were Cory and Brayden Pavlik.



  • 18 holes of Modified Scotch format 
  • Each team member will hit their tee shot after which the better of the two balls will be played into the hole in alternate shot format.


Tees: Fathers will play from the Mass Golf Blue Tees from ~6,500 yards. Sons will play from the Mass Golf Red Tees from ~5,975 yards.


Tee Times: Tee Times will begin at 8:10 a.m.


Scorecards: Paper scorecards will be provided to all participants for the player’s own notes. All paper scorecards are considered UNOFFICIAL. The official scorecard will be the mobile Golf Genius app scoring. Prior to the tournament, players should download the Golf Genius app. Click HERE for mobile scoring instructions. You will be provided a GGID number on your scorecards and that is the number you type into the app to see your foursome and enter scores.


Practice Areas: The driving range and putting green will be accessible before play beginning at 7:00 a.m.


Pace of Play:  Pace for this round is 4 hours and 30 minutes. Please ensure that you are keeping within a hole of the group in front of you.


Scoring: At the end of the round all scores must be verified by the team before your team’s designated app scorekeeper and unofficial written scorekeeper reports to the scoring tent. Mass Golf staff will verify with the designated scorekeepers that their scores are accurate and will take a verbal yes as a confirmation/signature.


Playoff: In the event of a tie for the Champion only, there will be a hole-by-hole sudden death playoff on holes designated by the Committee to determine the Champion team. All other ties will be decided by matching cards in accordance with USGA® recommended method.


AwardsPrize Certificates will be given out and must be redeemed at The Ranch Golf Club.


Rules of Golf: The USGA® Rules of GolfLocal Rules and Terms of Competitions for Mass Golf Tournaments govern all play.


Mass Golf Policies & Procedures: Please refer to Policies & Procedures and Pace of Play Policy.


Distance-Measuring Devices: Permitted as specified in Mass Golf Policies & Procedures.


Bathrooms: Available in the clubhouse (accessible after holes 9 and 18) as well as on hole 8.


Water: Available on holes 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, and 16.


Food and Beverage: Mass Golf will provide grill-style lunch that will be available at the 8th hole stand, which is also accessible via hole 14. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at the stand as well. Cash and Credit Cards are accepted.


Additional Information: Practice rounds are available by calling the golf shop at (413) 569-9333, extension 1, and providing your name. The cost is $60 for a mandatory practice round fee.




Mass Golf Staff Members in Charge:


Kyle Sherman

Manager of Member Events & Services


(774) 430-9014


Jenna Walkiewicz

Assistant Director of Member Services


(774) 430-9022


Sam Kaplan

Member Services Intern



Adam Romano

Women's Events Intern



Thank you to our wonderful Mass Golf Rules Officials and Volunteers:


Thomas Berkel, Benjamin Russell, Cary Jubinville


We would like to thank the host club staff for their wonderful hospitality:


Nick Tamburini – Head Golf Professional

Michael Holton – Golf Course Superintendent