Tour Overview

Play like an amateur, get spoiled like a pro.

GTA AM Tour

Inspired by the way professionals play the game, the GTA AM Tour brings together golf enthusiasts of various backgrounds to compete on 26 of Ontario’s best public and private courses. No gimmies, mulligians or do-overs here. We're talking about by the book, no nonsense competitive style play. But as long as you have a handicap of 29.9 or under, you're eligible to compete in any of our unforgettable tournaments. It's your chance to feel like a pro even if you aren’t.

The 2017 Tour Registration fee of $125 (plus HST) has been waived for the remainder of the season. Join NOW to reserve your spot at some of Ontario's best private and public golf courses. 

Competitors will play a gross score format in Champ, A, B, C or Seniors’ Flights. Competitors can also compete in a net score format in Seniors’ or Women’s Flights 

Flight Name Handicap
Champ. Flight up to 4.9
A Flight 5.0 – 9.9
B Flight 10.0 – 14.9
C Flight 15.0 – 35.9
Seniors' Flight up to 29.9
Women's Flight up to 39.9
R Flight -

Per Flight Yardages

Subject to the course, per Flight yardages will be as follows (please refer to the event page to view the yardage for each specific course):

  Flight Name Yardage Range
  Championship 6,300 – 6,700
  A Flight 6,200 – 6,500
  B Flight 6,000 – 6,400
  C Flight 5,800 – 6,200
  Seniors' Flight 6,000 – 6,400
  Women's Flight 5,200 – 5,600

*at Ladies Golf Club, all men's Flights will play from the GTA AM Tour Blue tees (6,000 yds), and the Women's Flight will play from the GTA AM Tour Red tees (5,000 yds)

Each event is limited to 120 players on a first come — first served basis.

Benefits from The Tour

  • Prizing – average per event merit and draw prizing is valued at $3000!!
  • TaylorMade – For every $50 you spend with TaylorMade (and bring in the receipt) you will get a ballot for a draw for a round of golf with Mark Young at an exclusive Muskoka-based Golf Club!
  • The first 400 registrants will receive a Tour sponsor gift bag containing: discounts on some of the Tour's private and public courses, special offers from Tour sponsors, Sundog sunglasses, Mill Street Brewery T-Shirt, Tour towel, hat, ball mark repair tool, water bottle, poker chip, marker and Evolve tees. 
  • Player Referral Program – For every player you refer to The Tour, you will receive a ballot for draws, throughout the season, for a round of golf at Coppinwood. Also, for every player you refer to The Tour, who plays at least two events, The Tour will provide you with a certificate for a case of Mill Street beer.
  • Players with a hole-in-one on the sponsored hole will receive a $2,500 shopping spree with any of The Tour sponsors.
  • Closest to the pin winners will receive a dozen TaylorMade golf balls.
  • Tee times emailed to you and posted on the Tour website 5-7 days prior to each event.
  • Players tee off in threesomes, every 10 minutes.
  • Average per-event pace of play of 4 hours and 08 minutes.
  • The Tour automatically uploads your Tour scores, directly into your Golf Canada Handicap Factor profile. These scores are loaded, hole-by-hole, from the correct tees, on the correct date and as a Tournament scores.

Playing The Game

The GTA AM Tour creates a unique opportunity for players to play in a well organized and competitive event while maintaining that great sense of camaraderie you have with your regular group. The Tour is an excellent way for players of all handicaps to develop their competitive golf skills and heighten their game. In addition, you will meet other golf enthusiasts at some of the newest and best courses in the Country.

The Tour tees players off the first tee in threesomes every 10 minutes to provide you with a true tournament experience.

Women on Tour

For the 2017 Season, Women will compete in a net format.

Women will tee off, in threesomes, after the C Flight, ahead of the Recreational Flight. They will compete from the forward tees, in the range of 5,200-5,600 yards.

Women's Flight winners will receive a trophy and, if there are more than seven players competing, will also win  a $50 TaylorMade online gift card. The top Women's Flight player, in the season-long Myrtle Beach Order of Merit, will receive a 2018 trip to Myrtle Beach, courtesy of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday!

In addition to competing in the Women's Flight, women have the option of competing in either the Champ., A, B, or C Flights and/or play in the Recreational Flight. If they choose to play in Champ, A, B, or C flight, the GTA AM Tour will add 6 strokes to their handicap factor for Flight assignment, and they will then play from the same tees as the competitors in their Flight.” 

Senior division - NEW FORMAT

Players, in this division, must be at least 55 years of age, as of April 24, 2017 (the day of the first Tour event of the season).

Seniors’ Flight is for players with a Handicap Factor between 29.9 and under. All Seniors will play from the B Flight tees, in the range of 6,000-6,400 yards and will tee off following the A Flight.

Trophies will be awarded to Seniors' Flight winners for both gross score and net score. If there are more than seven players competing, there will be additional prizes of one case of Mill Street beer or a $50 TaylorMade online gift card for both gross and net winners. Winners of the gross scores competition will not be eligible for the net score trophy or prizing.

The season-long Myrtle Beach Order of Merit will be calculated based on points earned from the gross score competitions. The top Seniors' Flight player, in the season-long Myrtle Beach Order of Merit, will receive a 2018 trip to Myrtle Beach, courtesy of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday!

Recreational Flight

For 2017, The Tour will continue with the R Flight. Anyone can join this group of golfers who will be teeing off after the Women's Flight, at each of the 2017 Tour events. The R Flight has been created to provide recreational/casual golfers with an opportunity to play some of the best golf courses in Ontario for FUN! Golfers in the R Flight will not be required to have a Handicap Factor and can play from any set of tees they wish.

Golfers joining the R Flight will pay 50% of the then applicable Tour Registration fee. R Flight players will receive a Sponsor Gift bag, will pay the same event fee as the competitive players, will be provided with a golf cart and will, for the most part, be teeing off in foursomes. R Flight golfers will not be eligible for prizing, points and/or skins but will be eligible for Sponsor discount and Host Club access offers.

Unleash Your Inner Pro

  • Click on the “Join The Tour” button and fill out the application on-line and submit it electronically.
  • Shortly thereafter you will be contacted by a Tour representative to walk through next steps.
  • Your Tour account will then be activated and you will be able to access the Member's section of the website and sign up for events.
  • Select the events in which you would like to play. (Note: The fields for some events may fill up early. If there is a particular event in which you wish to play, it is best to select it when you register to ensure you have a spot. There will be an opportunity to add (subject to availability) or delete events throughout the season.).
  • Tournament Fees will be charged to your credit card 2 weeks prior to each event.

Cost to join : The 2017 Tour Registration fee of $125 (plus HST) has been waived for the remainder of the season. Join NOW to reserve your spot at some of Ontario's best private and public golf courses.