Tyson Tour Rules

The Rules of Golf

All Members of the Junior Tyson Tour must follow the rules set down by the Golf Canada. Any local rules that are observed by the individual clubs must also be adhered to.

All Junior Tyson Tour Members will…

1. Adhere to the dress code
2. Demonstrate respect for volunteers, tournament officials and the host course
3. Strictly adhere to the Rules of Golf & Code of Conduct
4. Not throw clubs or use abusive language
5. Not use tobacco, alcohol or drugs
6. Demonstrate proper conduct at all events

Entry Deadlines

All tournament applications must be received at least 7 days in advance, from the date of the tournament. After the closing date, it is up to the host professional as to whether they will accept late entries.

Rain Out Policy

If a round is not completed, players will receive a meal and a gift.

Dress Code

Proper golf attire is required at all Junior Tyson Tour events. Failure to comply with the dress code will result in disqualification from that event. The Junior Tyson Tour dress code prohibits tank tops, T-Shirts and blue jeans. In addition, all headgear must be worn properly, and all shirts must be tucked in. Golf shirts may have a mock neck, turtle neck, or the traditional collar. Short shorts are prohibited.


The Junior Tyson Tour Officials may assess any or all of the following penalties based on the severity of the Code of Conduct violation.

1. Issue a written letter of warning to any of the player, their parents, or officials at their home club.
2. Disqualify the player from the tournament at which the violation occurs.
3. Disqualify the player from future Junior Tyson Tour tournaments.
4. Suspend the players Junior Tyson Tour membership indefinitely.

In the event of a suspension, both the player and their parents/guardian will be required to submit a written account of the Code of Conduct violation to the Junior Tyson Tour Commitee within 15 days of the violation. They may be required to attend a meeting with the Tour Officials. The Committee will review all submitted materials, including the tournament officials account of the incident, and the determine the length of the suspension.

No-Show Policy

In the event a player fails to notify the host club of a tournament withdrawal and is a “NO SHOW”, the following actions will be taken:

First Offense: No refund.
Second Offense: Player relinquishes entry and fees into the next event in which they are registered.
Third Offense: Player will not be allowed to compete in any remaining events for the season and relinquishes all paid tournament entry fees.

Withdrawl Procedure and Refunds

No refunds for tournament registration fees after June 15th.


Points are given for each Regular Season Tyson Tour event. You must play in a minimum of 5 (Five) Tyson Tour events in order to qualify for the year-end Tour Championship. The top 6 players and ties in the Junior, Juvenile and Bantam divisions will qualify for the Tour Championship. The top three girls and ties will qualify for the Tour Championship. The Overall Junior Tyson Tour Champion will come from the Junior Division.

The Overall Tyson Tour winner and all age division winners will be determined by the players with the highest point totals of their best 5 Regular Season Events plus the points they earn in the Tour Championship.

Regular Season Tyson Tour Points:
1st place – 50 points
2nd place – 49 points
3rd place – 48 points
4th place – 47 points
15th place and beyond will receive 35 points
*If there is a tie for a placing, points will be split.*

Tour Championship Points:
1st Place – 10 points
2nd Place – 8 points
3rd Place – 7 points
4th Place – 6 points
5th Place – 5 points
6th Place – 4 points


All ages are as of August 31st of this year

• Juniors age 16, 17 & 18
• Juveniles age 14 & 15
• Bantams age 10, 11, 12 & 13
• Girls age 10-18


Spectators are allowed, but the following guidelines will be enforced:

• Spectators must keep themselves out of play in all cases
• Spectators must not have any contact with any players during play
• Spectators must remain a minimum of 50 yards from all playing participants

Participants must only communicate with their playing partners and/or group scorer/volunteer.

If any of the above guidelines are not followed, immediate disqualification will be in effect for the violating parties. Tour participation for future events may also be impacted.