2017 Herald Sun Classic

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70th Annual Herald Sun Classic

June 20th – 26th, 2016 


Qualifying rounds will be played on Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21 to determine placement within flights.  Based on qualifying scores, all players will be placed in a flight of 16 players (new for 2014 included the Championship and President’s Flights).  There will be no matches played on Wednesday UNLESS there are more than 16 players in the higher flights.  Only those “play-in” matches will be held Wednesday morning.  First round of the Match Play will begin on Thursday morning June 23 and carry through Sunday for the Championship matches June 26.


Limited to the FIRST 192 received paid entries.  The maximum field size is 208 players.  There will be an alternate list based on a first received basis for early withdrawals prior to the start of the qualifying rounds.  Pairings and starting times for qualifying rounds will be published in the Herald-Sun Newspaper, posted on the Herald-Sun web page, Hillandalegolf.com and in the Hillandale Golf Club golf shop prior to the tournament.


The entry fee is $135.00 and must accompany the entry form in order for entrants to be registered for the event.  Sign up will begin on Monday, May 9, 2016 and can be made by either of the following:

  • Go online to hillandalegolf.com and click on Herald-Sun Classic. A drop-down menu will show “Herald Sun Classic Entry”, click that link and payment of fee can be made online with credit card using MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Card or PayPal.
  • Stop by the Hillandale Golf Club golf shop and complete and entry form.


All completed entry forms accompanied with payment must be received by 5:00 PM Friday June 17th, 2016.


Beverage coolers are not permitted on the golf course however thermos/water jugs/plastic containers may be used.  The tournament dress code for participants prohibits such attire as blue jeans of any kind, T-Shirts, tank tops, cut-off shorts, tennis shorts, etc. on the golf course.  Golf shoes with only non-metal spikes are permitted.


Competitors may walk or ride in this event.  For those riding please keep in mind that the golf carts will be issued based on group need not individual preference.  For example if two players are riding only 1 (one) cart will be issued.  If a seat is available, a spectator may ride for a fee of $20.00.  Understand the rules of competition must be followed regarding advice and caddy stipulations.  This is to ensure a fair and equitable event for all competitors.

Thank you for playing in the 2016 Herald-Sun Classic and being a part of 70 years of Durham history!


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