What is the O35tour?
It is a competitive tour for like-minded people over 35 who love golf and love the comradery of a local club atmosphere. It incorporates a series of well organised events which provide an opportunity for amateur club golfers to play competitively in a relaxed and friendly environment on some of the finest courses in the UK.
All events are CONGU qualifying events.
The Tour has four orders of merit;
- Mid-Amateur Gross
- Mid-Amateur Nett
- Senior Gross
- Senior Nett
Who organises the tour?
The tour is a limited company owned by Richard Bolger and David Hughes. Richard is the main organiser and can be reached at richard@O35tour.com
Who Can Play on the Tour;
Any male golfer with a valid / current CDH handicap of 18 or below who is 35 and over
How do I join the tour as a member?
Go to the member section of the website and pay the one-off payment of £50. This will provide membership for one calendar year.
Can I play on the tour without being a member?
Yes, you are welcome as a non-member at any event, it just means that you won’t be eligible for the OOM or the reduced member's rate of the event.
Do you always play from the back tees?
Not always. It will depend on the conditions. Although this is a competitive tour, we still want the rounds to be enjoyable, therefore, we view this generally on a case by case basis and take advice from the club.
How does the day unfold at each event?
Tee times will be available online and emailed to competitors 2 to 3 days before the event.
We would appreciate arrival being at least 30 minutes before tee off.
Upon arrival, you will register.
Once registered, coffee / tea and bacon rolls will be available.
You are expected on the tee 10 minutes before tee off.
Upon completing 18 holes, you will hand in your card for input by the organiser.
Lunch will not always be provided by the tour. This depends on the arrangement between the tour and the club.
If it is a 36 hole tournament, your afternoon tee time will be 5 hours from your morning tee time.
If it is a 54 hole event, usually, 36 holes will be played the following day.
At the culmination of the event, whether 18, 36 or 54 holes the presentation will take place approximately 20 minutes after the last card is handed in.