Tournament Details

Tournament Details

If you have questions, send an email to [email protected]. Scroll down for information on the girls tournament.

MCI for Boys

Tournament Dates: May 2-5

Practice Rounds: Registration is open. Book your tee time here.

Dinner Reception: We are hosting a dinner reception (mandatory for players) on Thursday, May 2, from 6:30-8:30pm in the Post Oak Ballroom at the Omni. Mike McGraw, head coach of the Baylor men’s golf team, will be our featured speaker. Get your tickets here.

Hotels: The Mack Champ Invitational has partnered with the Omni Houston and the Hampton Inn & Suites I-10 Central to provide special rates to our participants. For Omni reservations, call (800) 843-6664 and mention the Mack Champ Invitational or book online here. For the Hampton Inn, book online here.

Liberty National ACE Grants: Families in need of financial assistance can also apply for a Liberty National ACE Grant. Recipients are eligible for up to $1,500.00 in reimbursement. Go to the AJGA’s website to learn more and register.

Notice to Players: The Notice to Players is coming soon. You can review last year’s document here.

Yardage Books: If you are a returning competitor and have a yardage book from last year, please bring it with you. The yardages have not changed.

Practice Rounds: Practice round details are coming soon. The following rules apply:

  • Players must always carry or push their own bags.
  • Parents, spectators and coaches MUST always remain on the cart path. No exceptions.
  • Players must play ready golf.
  • Players must not hit two shots at any time during the round. After normal completion of the hole, players may choose to play an additional 2-3 putts OR chips per hole, but NOT BOTH.

Age Divisions: 13-18, 12-and-under, 10-and-under

Format: 54 holes of stroke play with 72 players and a cut after the first two rounds. The low 50% of the field including ties will advance to the final round.

AJGA: The winner will become a fully exempt AJGA member, and players who finish near the top will earn Performance Stars as part of the AJGA’s Performance Based Entry program. Learn more here.

Pace of Play: Pace of play guidelines can be found here. Please review them before the first round!

Spectator Golf Carts: Spectator carts are not allowed during practice or tournament rounds without a government-issued Blue Permanent Handicap placard. Please contact [email protected] if you need a cart. For Thursday’s practice round, spectator carts can be rented for $20.

Caddies: Caddies are allowed for players in the 12-and-under division.

Parking: Parking at Memorial Park Golf Course is $1 for every 3 hours. Download the ParkMobile App or pay at the kiosk.

Social Media: Tag us @cameronchampfdn and @mackchampinvitational, and use the hashtags #PapaChamp and #WalkWithUs. Please also tag our partners, the Astros Foundation (@astrosfoundation), Chevron (@chevron), Grant Thornton (@grantthorntonusa) and Babygrande Golf (@babygrandegolf).

Scorecards: Players will be required to bring a smartphone or device with internet capabilities that supports the Golf Genius app (available on iOS or Android) to use for official scorecards and live scoring. Please make sure you have the most updated version of the app. Instructions for using the app can be found here and here. Each player will be provided with a Golf Genius ID at the starting tee and will be assigned to mark for another player in the group. Players are responsible for providing their own device and ensuring it is fully charged for the round.

Rangefinders: The Mack Champ Invitational allows the use of distance-measuring devices in all competitions. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device to gauge or MEASURE OTHER CONDITIONS that might affect his/her play (e.g., gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 4.3(1).

Push Carts: Push carts (non-motorized) are approved for use by all players as permitted by the host facility. Players are responsible for providing their own push carts.

Memorial Park Course Yardages

Memorial Park Golf Course yardages for 2023 Mack Champ Invitational for Boys

Entry Fee: The 2024 tournament entry fee is $300, which covers 54 holes of competition, a junior am round or a free practice round, and a welcome gift package.

Exemptions/Partner Tournaments

All exemptions determined by Mack Champ Invitational Exemption Committee.

Cancellations: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to [email protected]. Cancellations received on or before February 15th will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after February 15th will forfeit their entry fee.  

MCI for Girls

Final Round

Notice to Competitors: All players should review the notice to competitors.

Spectator Golf Carts: Spectator carts are not allowed during practice or tournament rounds without a blue government-issued permanent handicap placard. Please contact Abby Grzetic ([email protected]) by April 4 if you are in need of a handicap cart.

Unreasonable Delay Policy: At all MCI events, players will be warned after a first recorded bad time, defined as more than 40 seconds to hit a shot. Players will receive a one-stroke penalty after a second recorded bad time. Please direct any pace of play questions to the starter.

Learn more about the AJGA’s Unreasonable Delay Policy.

Greens Reading Materials: Any yardage book or Greens Reading Material that a player uses for a stroke from the putting green or a stroke from anywhere with a putter must conform with the limitations in Clarification 4.3a/1. Handwritten notes about a putting green must be written by the player and must meet the size limit. The book cannot be larger than 4 1/4 inches by 7 inches. Notes written by anyone else, including a parent or coach, cannot be used during competition to help read the line of play when playing from the putting green or using a putter from anywhere else on the course. Please refer to the two links below for additional information.

Caddies: Caddies are allowed for players in the 12-and-under division.

Scorecards: Players will be required to bring a smartphone or device with internet capabilities that supports the Golf Genius app (available on iOS or Android) to use for official scorecards and live scoring. Please make sure you have the most updated version of the app. Instructions for using the app can be found here and here. Each player will be provided with a Golf Genius ID at the starting tee and will be assigned to mark for another player in the group. Players are responsible for providing their own device and ensuring it is fully charged for the round.

Rangefinders: The Mack Champ Invitational allows the use of distance-measuring devices in all competitions. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device to gauge or MEASURE OTHER CONDITIONS that might affect his/her play (e.g., gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 4.3(1).

Push Carts: Push carts (non-motorized) are approved for use by all players as permitted by the host facility. Players are responsible for providing their own push carts.

Yardage Books will be available to all competitors. If you plan to play next year, please keep your book!

Nicklaus Course Yardages and Rating

yardages and slope/rating

Social Media: Tag us @cameronchampfdn and @mackchampinvitational, and use the hashtags #PapaChamp and #WalkWithUs. Please also tag our partners, Chevron (@chevron), Grant Thornton (@grantthorntonusa) and Babygrande Golf (@babygrandegolf).

Liberty National ACE Grants: Families in need of financial assistance can apply for a Liberty National ACE Grant. Recipients are eligible for up to $1,500.00 in reimbursement. Go to the AJGA’s website to learn more and register.

AJGA: This year’s winner will become a fully exempt AJGA member, and players who finish near the top will earn Performance Stars as part of the AJGA’s Performance Based Entry program. Learn more here.

Exemptions/Partner Tournaments

All exemptions determined by Mack Champ Invitational Exemption Committee.

  

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