Event FAQs

  • What does the registration fee cover?

    If you have paid to be a full participant or are a sponsored guest, your daily sporting event of choice and all evening events are covered. You will also receive a participant bag. It does not include your travel or hotel accommodations.

  • If you have paid to be a full participant or are a sponsored guest, your daily sporting event of choice and all evening events are covered. You will also receive a participant bag. It does not include your travel or hotel accommodations.

  • If I am a sponsor and I have X number of spots, do all of the participants have to do the same event?

    No, each one of your guests can do something different if they would like. For example, if you are a Bronze sponsor and get 4 guests, one of them can golf, one can fish, one can shoot and one can be a social guest or any other combination you choose.

  • No, each one of your guests can do something different if they would like. For example, if you are a Bronze sponsor and get 4 guests, one of them can golf, one can fish, one can shoot and one can be a social guest or any other combination you choose.

  • Do I have to pay for my spouse to come with me?

    Yes, even if your spouse is just attending the evening events they do need to be registered and pay the fee for the evenings. It’s is $125 per evening.

  • Yes, even if your spouse is just attending the evening events they do need to be registered and pay the fee for the evenings. It’s is $125 per evening.

  • Why did my spouse not receive the gift bag?

    Every full participant (those participating in daily events as a golfer, shooter, angler or social guest) will receive a bag. If a person has just paid for evening events they will not receive a bag because their fee does not cover that cost.

  • Every full participant (those participating in daily events as a golfer, shooter, angler or social guest) will receive a bag. If a person has just paid for evening events they will not receive a bag because their fee does not cover that cost.

  • Where will I play my practice round for golf?

    Practice rounds are set up on your own. You can choose which of the two courses you would like to play and call their clubhouse to set it up for the Thursday before the tournament begins. Contact information is in the invitation brochure.

  • Practice rounds are set up on your own. You can choose which of the two courses you would like to play and call their clubhouse to set it up for the Thursday before the tournament begins. Contact information is in the invitation brochure.

  • Which day will I play which tournament course?

    That is determined by the golf pros. Your pairings and course will be posted at Governor’s Cup Registration. You will get to play both courses if you play in both days of the tournament.

  • That is determined by the golf pros. Your pairings and course will be posted at Governor’s Cup Registration. You will get to play both courses if you play in both days of the tournament.

  • Can I rent golf clubs?

    Yes, all of our participating courses have rental clubs available. You will need to call the clubhouse to arrange this on your own so that you get your preferred clubs.

  • Yes, all of our participating courses have rental clubs available. You will need to call the clubhouse to arrange this on your own so that you get your preferred clubs.

  • What should I wear?

    All events are “resort casual.” Dress in attire that is appropriate for your activity of choice during the day. At the evening events most men wear khakis, polos or casual button down shirts, some ladies wear skirts and dresses but pants are very appropriate as well. There is a western BBQ where most people dress in western wear. Please keep in mind that many of the evening events are outside so you will want to bring a light jacket.

  • All events are “resort casual.” Dress in attire that is appropriate for your activity of choice during the day. At the evening events most men wear khakis, polos or casual button down shirts, some ladies wear skirts and dresses but pants are very appropriate as well. There is a western BBQ where most people dress in western wear. Please keep in mind that many of the evening events are outside so you will want to bring a light jacket.

  • Can I exchange the shirt/jacket in my gift bag for a different size?

    We will always try to accommodate you if we have the size available. We try not to order too many extras so that we can maximize our funding for scholarships.

  • We will always try to accommodate you if we have the size available. We try not to order too many extras so that we can maximize our funding for scholarships.

  • How many scholarships are given each year?

    The amount of scholarships given is dependant on our fundraising for each year. In 2016 we awarded a record 40 scholarships.

  • The amount of scholarships given is dependant on our fundraising for each year. In 2016 we awarded a record 40 scholarships.

  • How many students usually apply?

    Typically around 500.

  • Typically around 500.

  • How are the scholarship recipients chosen?

    Scholarship applications are reviewed by our Board of Directors. Each application is reviewed by 3 different board members. The 3 scores are averaged and we give scholarships to the top scoring students.

  • Scholarship applications are reviewed by our Board of Directors. Each application is reviewed by 3 different board members. The 3 scores are averaged and we give scholarships to the top scoring students.

  • How and when do you notify recipients?

    In accordance with State Board of Education standards we do not do it any later than May 1st, however, it is usually around the first part of April.

  • In accordance with State Board of Education standards we do not do it any later than May 1st, however, it is usually around the first part of April.

  • Will the students who are not chosen be notified?

    Yes, we notify them via e-mail, usually in early to mid-April.

  • Yes, we notify them via e-mail, usually in early to mid-April.

  • How does the student receive the funds?

    It is sent directly to their school and will be deposited in their scholarship/financial aid account.

  • It is sent directly to their school and will be deposited in their scholarship/financial aid account.