The Palmetto will be held March 29-31, 2018 and is limited to the first 40 registered teams.


The Palmetto is an open tournament, available to any spring season high school golf team whose home state has approved sanctioning through the National High School Federation. A team must have at least four (4) participants to compete and no more than five (5).

Format & Structure

The tournament will be conducted as a 54-hole team stroke play championship. Teams will consist of five (5) players, using the low four (4) scores to determine the team total. The Round one qualifier will flight teams into groups of 20 teams. They will then compete for awards within their flight using their total 36-hole gross team score during rounds two and three. Once all starting five (5) players begin tournament play, no substitutions will be allowed.

Entry Fee

Entry for the tournament is $250 per student golfer and includes three (3) tournament rounds of golf, meal plan (lunch all three tournament days & breakfast on Saturday), range access prior to golf each tournament round, gift bag and awards. Each team is provided 1 coaches golf cart.  Coaches package including a welcome gift bag and four meal tickets are available for $50 per coach.

Optional Coaches Tournament

Coach’s tournament takes place during the Thursday & Friday rounds.  Awards and prizes are handed out each day based upon a blind draw, best ball format.  Although participants will not know who their partner is during play, they are welcome to play with fellow coaches in the same pairing. Cost is $150 per coach. Tee times will be announced one week prior to start of tournament. Specific courses TBD (Caledonia/True Blue)

Host Accommodations

As a thank you for your participation in the tournament, local properties have offered our entrants discounted rates to their accommodations during the tournament. Details are as follows:

Booking Company:  True Blue Villas by Litchfield Vacations
Property Offered: True Blue Villas
Special rate availability: March 27 – April 1, 2018
Room types: 2 & 3BR Villas
Rates Range From:  $143 to $149 plus 11% Taxes and fees.
Group Code: #817888
Contact: 1-877-713-4994 or
Website: True Blue Villas 

Scoring & Awards

Daily scores will be available each evening at and on GolfStat at In addition, final results will be ranked on SCJGA (2) and TYGA (4).  The top three (3) teams in each flight will be awarded.

The 20th Annual Palmetto Championship



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