ENDED: Tee Off – Prize List, T&C’s & Competition Rules

Terms and Conditions 2020

  • ‘Tee off with Gala Retail’ for Special Olympics Ireland in a special golf tournament inviting teams to register for a 4 person team event at the club of their choice during the week of 19th – 26th July and submit their team score to Gala Retail to be entered into a big prize draw.
  • To qualify for entry, a team of four must make a €300/£280 donation to Special Olympics Ireland in one payment on the dedicated page at specialolympics.ie
  • If you cannot play and would like to make a donation or donate a prize we would really appreciate this.
  • Upon receipt of donation, entrants will receive an email with a reference number for their team and scorecard – to qualify for entry into the prize draw, this reference number must be clearly written on the team scorecard.
  • Upon receipt of donation, entrants will receive an email outlining the rules and entry process.
  • Participants can play at their own home club or any other club available to non-members.

Competition Rules

  • Competition is a four-person team event using ‘Stableford’ scoring system with the best 2 scores on each hole to count
  • All scores submitted must be based on GUI handicaps
  • 4 scores to count on the 18th
  • 1 Scorecard to be submitted per entry. Specify the date you played (if you have played more than 1 game between the 19th – 26th July you can submit your best scorecard)
  • Max Handicap for Men 28
  • Max Handicap for Ladies 36
  • Full Handicap applied for scoring
  • The scorecard must be signed by two players with all handicaps clearly marked, please specify the date you played and have your team name and the entry reference number recorded on your scorecard
  • Following your round, simply take a photograph of your scorecard and submit to teeoffgolf@galaretail.ie
  • It is really important that the photo of your scorecard is clearly legible so that it can be accepted as an entry
  • All scorecards must be submitted before 9 pm on Sunday 26th July to qualify for entry into the prize draw
  • Entries not submitted in accordance with these rules will be disqualified
  • A virtual prize presentation will take place on the Gala Retail Facebook page on Monday 27th July at 7pm.
  • Prizes will be awarded for top 21 highest scores and will be judged by official representatives from Gala Retail and Special Olympics Ireland, with the help of an independent adjudicator
  • In the event of a tie on scores, the ‘countback’ system will be applied to determine the higher scoring team (back 9, back 6, back3)
  • Additional terms and conditions of use from providers will apply to prizes
  • Redemption date of prizes is subject to availability
  • No cash alternatives will be offered
  • The promoter’s decision is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into
  • The promoter is excluded from liability for any loss, damage or injury which might occur to the winner arising from his or her acceptance of the prize
  • The promoters reserve the right to amend or alter the terms of the competition

Prize List 1 – 21

1st Place
A golf getaway at the luxury 5-star K Club Hotel and resort.
Package includes a one night stay – dinner, bed, and breakfast for 8 adults (4 rooms) including a round of golf on one of the two Arnold Palmer designed courses for the winning foursome.
With thanks to the Iris O’Brien Foundation and the K Club for their support with this prize.
2nd Place
Play a four-ball with former Irish rugby International, Keith Wood, at Portmarnock Golf Club.
With thanks to Keith Wood, Special Olympics Ambassador.
3rd Place
A selection of golf merchandise signed by 2019 Open Championship winner, Shane Lowry, and a four-ball at Ardglass Golf Course – an 18 hole links course in a natural setting hugging the north-east coast of Ireland in County Down, with stunning views, and unique golf holes.
With thanks to Shane Lowry and Ardglass Golf Club for their generous donation of this prize.
4th Place
€600 worth of vouchers for Mc Guirks Golf!
A €150 voucher for each member of your team to spend on sports equipment at McGuirks Golf, one of Ireland’s leading golf equipment providers.
5th Place
A complimentary four-ball on the award winning Championship Golf course at the Knightsbrook Hotel Golf Resort.
Knightsbrook Hotel Spa & Golf Resort is situated in the heritage town of Trim, just 45 minutes from Dublin City Centre. The Award Winning Golf Resort not only offers 186 acres of expansive, green scenery, but also boasts an 18-hole championship golf course designed by former Ryder Cup Legend, the late Christy O’Connor Jnr. Challenging and incredibly creative, the course has a stunning location with views over undulating fairways, testing greens, and demanding water features.
Valid Sunday – Friday (September 2020 to April 30th 2021)
With thanks to Knightsbrook Hotel Spa & Golf Resort for their generous donation of this prize.
6th Place
A four-ball at Bunclody Golf Club.
Situated in 300 acres of breathtaking parklands in the former Hall-Dare Estate on the Carlow Wexford border. Newly opened in March 2009 it is already ranked in the top 21 parkland courses in Ireland and was recently voted ‘The Best Hidden Gem in Ireland’.
7th Place
A four-ball at County Sligo Golf Club (Rosses Point ), Co. Sligo
8th Place
A four-ball at Elm Park Golf Club, Co. Dublin
9th Place
A four-ball at Killarney Golf Club, Co. Kerry
10th Place
A four-ball at Enniscorthy Golf Club, Co. Wexford
11th Place
A four-ball at Wexford Golf Club, Co. Wexford,
12th Place
A four-ball at Delgany Golf Club, Co. Wicklow
13th Place
A four-ball at Wicklow Golf Club, Co. Wicklow
14th Place
A four-ball at Kilcock Golf Club, Co. Meath
15th Place
A four-ball at Edenderry Golf Club, Co. Offaly
16th Place
A four-ball at Blessington Lakes Golf Club, Co. Wicklow
17th Place
A four-ball at The Heath Golf Club, Co. Laois
18th Place
A four-ball at Silloge Park Golf Club, Dublin
19th Place
A four-ball at St.Margarets Golf Club, Dublin
20th Place
A four-ball at Grangecastle Golf Club, Co. Dublin
21st Place
A four-ball at Mallow Golf Club, Co. Cork