Tournament Details

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Hosted at Eastmoreland on
Friday August 13th, 2021

Schedule

6:45 am 

Player Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:30 am

Morning start, details to be determined (Scramble)

1:30 pm

Box Lunch/ virtual zoom program

The Course 

Eastmoreland Public Golf Course began back in 1916, the brainchild of Superintendent of Parks, James O. Conville and T. Morris Dunne of the Multnomah Athletic Club. Both men felt strongly that Portland needed a public golf course.

In an effort to drum up seed money, a committee solicited popular subscriptions ($100 for a life time membership). They quickly raised $3000 and with the tax-free use of 160 acres, granted by the Ladd Estate Company, Eastmoreland Public Golf Course was to become reality.

In 1917 the course was laid out by National Amateur Champion, H. Chandlar Egan. Today, Eastmoreland is ranked by Golf Digest among the top public courses in the country to play. This course is as beautiful as it is difficult, bordered in part by Portland’s Rhododendron Gardens and Crystal Springs Lake. The environment provides a home for thousands of birds including great blue herons, mallards, wood ducks and more. The tree-lined fairways are beautiful year round and the natural hazards such as ravines, streams and lakes require the best from any golfer.

Scramble

Once each player has had a chance to hit their initial shot, the team members select the best tee shot of the four, and ALL golfers then play their second shot from that location. The team determines the better of the second shot, and then all play their third shots from that spot and so on. Play continues in this manner until the hole is completed. After the hole is completed, the team score is recorded and play continues under the same guidelines until the team has finished all 18 holes of golf.

 

 

About Jim Neill
In 2011, The Jim Neill Memorial Foundation was formed with the goal of hosting an annual golf tournament with proceeds benefitting a selected 501C3 charity.

Click to read more about Jim Neill.

 

About the Tournament
The 10th Annual Jim Neill Memorial Golf Tournament will be hosted on Friday, August 7th at Eastmoreland Golf Course in Portland, Oregon.



Click to read about the Tournament.

 

About the Course
In 1917, the Eastmoreland Golf Course was laid out by National Amateur Champion, H. Chandlar Egan. Today, Eastmoreland is ranked by Golf Digest among the top public courses in the country to play.

Click to read more about the Course.

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