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Our tournaments, now open to all Stanford faculty/staff and alumni with playing privileges, are designed to provide fun, friendly competition for players of all levels. Lunch is almost always included, prizes for about 1/3 of the field are awarded, and players are grouped into flights by handicaps. Men's Section members also have many opportunities to play at other private clubs. For detailed sign-up information please go to our Golf Fusion tournament website.

Tournaments and Events

See Golf Fusion tournament website for times & dates

Sat, March
8:00 shotgun

Play the Course
as You Find It
Play the great Stanford course in a setup unlike any you'll ever see. Unique pin positions and tee locations lead to new challenges on every hole. The format is a 4-man scramble with your team or one paired by the committee.
Sat, April
8:00 shotgun

Stanford Open
Open to non-members, this event is the only golf tournament available to the entire Stanford community --- men and women members, faculty and staff, alumni and students. Compete as two-person teams in a net best ball event where members can invite their Stanford affiliated friends to play. Individual low gross men's and women's champions will be recognized as well. See 2013 event info.
8:00 shotgun

President's Cup
This is our first "major" of the year. Come play in our annual net better ball format for the President's Cup and you also have a chance to represent Stanford Men's Club in the Senior NCGA 4-Ball Qualifiers.
8:00 shotgun
Director's Cup & Senior/super senior Championship
Determines the individual net champion, senior club champion (age 55 and over) & super senior club champion (age 70 and over), the latter two both gross and net scoring, played from the black tees & white tees respectively.


Senior Exchanges
For those age 50 and over, a series of 12 friendly home and home matches are played with 9 other Peninsula clubs for more than 20-30 Stanford players per match. Other clubs typically include Sharon Heights, Half Moon Bay, Los Altos, Peninsula, Green Hills, San Jose CC, La Rinconada, Boulder Ridge and Almaden. Senior exchange schedule on Golf Fusion.
Sat, May/June
8:00 shotgun

Limited Club
A very popular tournament format returns as players play with 4 clubs in a foursome of your choice.
Sun, June
8:00 shotgun

You are invited to celebrate Father's Day with your son, daughter, grandchild, daughter in law, son in law, or your own father. This event is often over-subscribed so sign up early.
June to
Thurs 1:00

NCGA Team Matches
12 Stanford players plus 2 alternates compete with full handicaps in team matches against three other clubs for the right to continue in Northern California's biggest competition. Winners go to Poppy Hills for regional competitions.
Sat, July
Sun, July
Sat 1:00
Sun 8:00

Summer Invitational
This popular event allows each member to invite a guest to play our great course at a very reasonable rate. The competition format varies for each day of play with lunch served daily and a "tee prize" given to each entrant.
Sun, August
1:00 shotgun

Mixed Invitational
Sponsored by both the men's and women's golf clubs, who can invite guest couples or individuals to enjoy our special course.
Sat, Sept
Sun, Sept
Starting Times

Club Championship**
Semi-finals and final matches to determine the Stanford Club Champions in scratch and handicap flights. A scratch flight is open to all members who wish to qualify while others are grouped into flights by handicap. To play in the scratch flight, alumni members must play in a minimum number of tournaments as indicated below **.
Sun, Sept
8:00 shotgun

Fall Invitational
This second men's invitational allows each member to invite a non-member guest to play our great course at a very reasonable rate. The competition will be a variation on a two-person best ball format.
Sat, Oct/Nov
7:30 shotgun

52-Card Pickup
This very popular event returns with a format that allows two-person teams to throw out holes during the round. Holes must be thrown out after they are played so good strategy is a must and the pressure mounts as the round draws to a close.
Sat, Fall
8:00 shotgun (TBD)

Stanford Varsity Golf Teams with Members
Play with current men and women varsity golf team players in this special event that pairs one golf team player with three members playing with their handicaps. You're in for a treat in being able to play with some of the nation's best young golfers, some likely to be on future professional tours. Men's team website: | Women's team website.
12:30 shotgun
Big Game Cup
Run by the Stanford men's golf team, this annual event pits 2-person teams of Stanford alums vs. Cal alums as a fund raiser for both programs. 2012 Big Game Cup Info.
Mon, Dec

Annual Dinner
The Annual Dinner often features a special guest speaker, presentations by the men's and women's golf coaches and annual awards.

** Club Championship (scratch flight) - Alumni are eligible in the scratch flight only if they have satisfied one of two participation criteria: (1) Participation in at least two current year club tournaments (Senior Exchanges do not qualify, and the Lake Merced and President's Cup two-day events each count as a single event) through the June Father/Offspring Tournament. (2) Participation in at least three club tournaments during the 18-month period ending with the June Father/Offspring Tournament, including at least one current year tournament. As always, alumni and faculty/staff pay-as-you-go members will be required to pay their usual green fees.