The North American Championship will be open to all Members that want to play. However, space will be limited and entries will be granted based on the following priority:
- Winner of North American Championship (last 10 years)
- Winner of National Major Event (last 2 years)
- Current Season Top 20 in National Player of the Year Race as of August 2nd, 2021
- Local Chapter Owners
- Winner of Senior Major Event - Current Year
- Local Chapter Player of the Year - Current Year
- Winner of Previous Year Local Chapter Player of the Year
- Top 3 in Local Chapter Player of the Year Race as of August 2nd, 2021
- All Members with Membership Status
Registration will open for priority status on August 3rd, 2021 and will run through August 15th. Registration will open to members without priority status on August 16th. For those with priority status, you must register before August 16th to reserve your spot. You will be notified via email on August 3rd with an invite to register. EXCEPTION - Spots will be held for the current Player of the Year in each local chapter (every division). A wait list will be started with open registration and filled on a first come, first serve basis to complete the field at the conclusion of each chapter's local finals.
Tournament Registration will open on August 3rd for Members with Priority Status and August 16th for all members. All registrants will require registration approval from APT Staff. The total cost for the North American Championship is $799. Entry includes 3 rounds of golf, cart, range balls, $100 per player into the prize pool, and tee gifts headlined by Turtleson, 2UNDR, and more. Tournament participants are required to stay on-site at Pinehurst. Players wishing to commute may apply for an exception by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Once registering, please reserve your room at Pinehurst to complete the application process. NOTE - Pinehurst #2 is CART PATH ONLY. Players may elect to walk with a caddie. Outside caddies are not allowed. Players must book a caddie through Pinehurst Resort.
The inaugural Amateur Players Tour North American Championship will be played at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The championship will be a 54 hole, stroke play event with opening ceremonies and practice rounds on Sunday, October 24, 2021, and tournament rounds played on Monday, October 25th through Wednesday, October 27, 2021.
Tournament rounds will be played on Pinehurst #1, #6, #8, #9 and Talamore Resort. Upon completion of the 2nd round, the top 20 and ties from each Division will advance to play their final round on the historic Pinehurst No. 2. The remainder of the field will play the final round on the remaining event courses.
The on-site lodging dates for the North American Championship are Sunday, October 24th - Wednesday, October 27th. Check-in is at 4:00pm on Sunday and checkout is prior to noon on Wednesday.
We have reserved rooms at the Carolina Hotel, Holly Inn, and Manor Inn. Please reserve your room as you fill out your entry to the championship. We have received the following rates:
Single or Double Occupancy: $269/night
Holly & Manor Inn
Single or Double Occupancy: $239/night
Resort Service Fee
A 10% resort service fee will be placed on each rate on a nightly basis. This includes use of the Fitness Center, on-site transportation, HSIA in guest rooms, valet and self parking, beach club and outdoor pools (based on seasonal availability), bicycles, afternoon tea in the Carolina, practice putting greens and driving range. The Resort Service Fee also includes gratuities for the bell and door staff. For non-package meals and beverages in any of our dining outlets, an 18% service charge is added to your account. Housekeeping and transportation staff do not participate in the resort services fee. Gratuities for any other service staff are at the Group's or each individual's discretion.
For private Food and Beverage events and Spa treatments, not included in a package, a 20% Service Charge will be added for these services. Prevailing Service Charge is 20%. Future years will be subject to prevailing Service Charge for that year.
The nightly package rate and resort service fee are subject to North Carolina sales tax, currently 7%. A separate Moore County occupancy tax of 3% is charged on the room portion of the nightly package total, as well as on the room portion of the resort service fee. State and county taxes are subject to change without notice.
APT Toll Free Reservations Number - (855) 730-4415
Hotel Rooms Must Be Booked No Later than September 15th
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