Family Scramble

As is becoming tradition, there was a Family Scramble played on the Thursday before the main tournament.

There was a fantastic turn out, with 20 of the 32 families playing in the shotgun round, most participating in the optional Scramble event.  Some families chose to use the round simply as a chance to play with family members and get to know the course before the main tournament, while the Nash family uses the event each year to see which 3 sons (those who play the best on Thursday) will join their father in Friday's round.

For the second year in a row, an "equalizing" format was applied to the scramble.

  • All teams start at the Blue tees

  • For every birdie or eagle, move back one tee block on the next hole

  • For every bogey, move forward one tee block

This gave families many different looks at the course, and ensured that the most skilled golfers would have the greatest challenge throughout the day, playing from the "tips" for much of the round.

Scramble Winners
The 2008 Family Scramble winners, with a score of -13, were the Luciani family:
Gino (Father), David, Michael and Richard