Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT DO MY LEAGUE FEES INCLUDE?
League fees include nine holes of golf, riding cart, and range balls for six (6) Sundays. Teams will play nine hole rounds of golf at Pronghorn (May 1 & 8), Lost Tracks (May 15 & 22) and Widgi Creek (June 5 & 12) golf clubs... playing each course twice over the season. There are no additional fees.
WHAT IS THE FORMAT?
Two-player teams play against the field in a variety of 9-hole games including scramble, best ball, Stableford, three-club, KP, long drive and a few fun surprises including the dreaded gilligan/mulligan.
WHAT ARE THE RULES AND REGULATIONS?
The BBL fully supports responsible, social fun for all players. The main rule is... be cool. This is truly about soaking in some vitamin D, making friends and enjoying the game of golf. Most importantly, there will be absolutely no arguing, violence or fighting of any kind.
HOW MANY TEAMS CAN SIGN UP?
There are twelve (12) team spots available for this season... aka twenty four (24) players.
HOW MANY PLAYERS PER TEAM?
Each team needs two (2) players to compete each week. If you are unable to make one (or more) of your tee times, please let us know who will be replacing you and what handicap they carry.
WHAT SKILL LEVEL IS ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE?
Everyone and anyone. Whether you are an ex-club pro, or just getting started, we invite you to join us. The maximum handicap that you can carry into competition is a twenty (20), but if your handicap is higher, fear not... you can still play.
HOW MANY GAMES WILL MY TEAM PLAY?
The season is set to play in six (6) different tournament style games.
WHEN DOES THE SEASON START?
The season will begin on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 with the last week of the season being played on Sunday, June 12th, 2022... weather permitting. We will be skipping Memorial Day weekend, so you can enjoy time with family and friends.
WHAT IF COVID-19 RUINS THE FUN?
Teams may be refunded if a significant number of games are not played due to cancellations resulting from COVID-19 restrictions.
WILL THERE BE OFFICIATING?
No. This is, for lack of a better term, a "gentlemen's" or "gentleperson's" league. All rules will be self enforced. If there are any problems of any kind, you will be asked to leave the league immediately without any warnings. Please be kind.
WHICH DAY OF THE WEEK ARE THE GAMES?
Games will be held on Sunday evenings.
WHAT TIME ARE THE GAMES?
Tee times will start around 3:30pm and run about every 10 minutes.
HOW LONG ARE THE GAMES?
Plan for your round to take about 2 to 2.5 hours.
WILL THERE BE BEER?
Ah, yes. It is called the Bend Beer League. But that does not mean BYOB. Please refrain from bringing any alcohol to the games as it is strictly prohibited. The bar will be open for food and drinks... and happy to serve you libations.
IS THE LEAGUE GOING TO BE SUPER FUN?
Yes. And we are glad that you asked. Because that is the point.