BEAT THE PRO
Terms and Conditions
This document sets out the term and conditions of entry and participation for the PGA ‘Beat the Pro’ promotion (the Competition).
The Competition is conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of Australia Limited ACN 127 641 829 of 600 Thompson Rd, Sandhurst VIC 3977, telephone number (03) 8320 1911 (the Promoter).
These terms and conditions of entry, including information on prize details, apply to the Competition, and by submitting an entry to the Competition, an entrant agrees to and will be bound by these terms and conditions.
1 - Entry into the Competition is only open to Australian residents.
2 - Employees of the Promoter or any Related Entity (as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)) of the Promoter and immediate family members of employees of the Promoter or such Related Entities of the Promoter are ineligible to enter the Competition.
3 - The Competition commences on 00:01 11/01/2019 (AEDT) and entries close on 23:59 05/02/2019 (AEDT).
4 - Consumers are required to complete an entry form on the official ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth (the Tournament) website, completing all the required fields (including name, email address, postcode, mobile number, date of birth, GolfLink number and official Golf Australia handicap).
5 - Entrants must provide 25 words or less why they think they could Beat a Pro (professional golfer) in a nearest the pin competition during the Tournament.
6 - Entrants must have a maximum official Golf Australia handicap of 18.0 to enter.
7 - By entering this Competition an entrant consents to receive information and offers from the Promoter. Further information about privacy and the use of an entrant's personal information is set out below.
Prizes and winning
8 - Up to 30 winners “Bet the Pro competitors” (Competitors) will be determined by a selection which will take place at 10:00 am on 06/02/2019 AEST at PGA National Office, 600 Thompson Rd, Sandhurst VIC 3977 by the Marketing team at the PGA of Australia.
9 - The Competitors will be selected based on the judgement of the best answers to the 25 words or less question at entry, and the judge’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into regarding the selection of winners.
10 - The final number of Competitors will be determined by the total number of groups that will take to the field during Saturday 16 February 2019 at the tournament.
11 - Competitors will be notified via email by 10:00 am AEST on 08/02/2019. Their details will also be placed on the tournament’s official website.
12 - Immediately after the Competitors have been drawn, they will each be randomly assigned to a group that will play in the field of The Tournament. Each Competitor will be advised via email an approximate time that they will play in the field.
13 - Otherwise subject to any delay in play due to weather or other circumstance, a final confirmation of times will be provided when the third round draw is completed for Saturday, on the evening of Friday 15 February 2019. All Competitors will be emailed with their final confirmed time on Friday evening, and have that information published on the tournament’s website. It is the Competitors responsibility to confirm their official time.
14 - All Competitors must arrive on site at Lake Karrinyup Country Club two hours (120 minutes) prior to their official time and register with an official from the PGA of Australia. Details of who to register with and where will be provided to all Competitors via email. Each Competitor may bring one guest with them to act as their caddie for duration of their participation in the Beat the Pro event.
15 - Each Competitor is responsible for bringing their own golf clubs with them to participate in the Beat the Pro Event. A ball will be provided on the day for the competition. Competitors must use the provided ball which will be a determined colour to help differentiate it from the professional golfers’ golf balls.
16 - Each Competitor will be allocated to one group only.
17 - Competitors will be provided with two General Admission passes for Saturday 16 February 2019 (for them and one official guest) to enter the Tournament, as well as one parking pass if they advise the PGA they will be driving to the Tournament venue.
18 - Each Competitor whose residential postcode on the entry form is more than 250km away from Lake Karrinyup Country Club will be able to access up to $1,000 from the PGA to assist in travel and accommodation expenses to enable them to attend Beat the Pro. “Proof of residential address may be required". The PGA will provide details on preferred partners for flights and accommodation bookings. To receive reimbursement on travel expenses, a Competitor must provide proof of original purchase (eg, flight itinerary, taxi receipts or receipt of hotel accommodation bookings). Reimbursements will only be paid directly to a nominated bank account via EFT. This benefit is only for reimbursement of incurred costs and will not be supplied as a cash amount. If a Competitor’s travel expenses are below $1,000, only the actual expense amount will be reimbursed.
19 - If, within two days of the Competitors being selected, any Competitor who:
(a) Declines to take part in the competition;
(b) is found to be ineligible; or
(c) is unable to be contacted for any reason, will be removed from the Promotion and a replacement Competitor will be selected by the Promoter to be one of the winners.
Beat the Pro Event
20 - On Saturday 16 February 2019 at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth, each of the Competitors will be eligible for the Beat the Pro Event”” (Beat the Pro Event) to be played throughout the day’s official tournament third round.
(a) If a Competitor is unable to compete on Saturday 16 February 2019 or does not arrive or play within their allocated team for any reason, no alternate or substitute team or opportunity will be allocated to the Competitor and the Competitor will not be eligible to participate further in the Beat the Pro Event.
(b) On Saturday 16 February 2019 at the 12th hole at Lake Karrinyup Country Club or such other hole nominated by the Promoter (Relevant Hole)), a nearest the pin promotion will be in place.
(c) After each group of players (official players in the tournament) takes their tee shot at the hole, the Beat the Pro Competitor allocated to that group will then immediately take their tee shot.
(d) If the ball of the Beat the Pro Competitor is determined to be closer to the hole location for that hole than all of the official players in their group, the Beat the Pro Competitor will be determined the winner of the nearest the pin promotion for that group, and will be declared to have beaten the professional golfers, and win one of the allocated prizes. For clarity, the Competitor’s golf ball must come to rest / finish closer to the hole than all of the professional golfers in their group and must come to rest / finish on the green.
(e) The Competitors that are determined as Winners (having beaten the professional golfers) will each win up to $1,000 value of golf products (made up of a combination of clubs, balls, bag and any other combination at the discretion of the Promoter to the value).
(f) If the winning Competitor is a junior golfer (under 13 years of age) they will win up to $500 value of junior golf products (made up of a combination of clubs, balls, bag and any other combination at the discretion of the Promoter to the value).
(g) All prizes are at the determination of the Promoter.
(h) The Beat the Pro Event prize will be awarded to the winner by 31 March 2019.
(i) If no Competitor beats the professional golfers in the nearest the pin promotion, then no prizes will be awarded.
21 - The total maximum prize value of the Beat the Pro Event aspect of the Competition is $30,000 AUD.
22 - Neither the Promoter or any company associated with this Competition accepts responsibility for any tax implications from acceptance of any prize. Independent financial advice should be sought by entrants regarding the tax implications for the winner of accepting a prize.
23 - The Promoter reserves the right to enter into the Beat the Pro Event any number of additional Competitors at its sole and absolute discretion, which may include, but is not limited to, invited guests and junior golfers. These entrants may make up some of the up to 30 Competitors. General conditions
24 - Competitors will be notified by email within two (2) business days of the draw being conducted. The email will contain instructions on how the Recipient can follow the progress of their relevant Player and how they can claim their prize if they are the winner.
25 - The Promoter reserves the right to require a Competitor to provide proof of identity and official handicap satisfactory to the Promoter (in its sole discretion) before awarding the spot in the Beat the Pro Event.
26 - If required by legislation governing the conduct of the Competition, the Promoter will provide details of the Competitors (such as names and addresses) to any applicable government authority.
27 - The Promoter will publish the names of each of the Competitors on the tournament website within two days of the relevant Competitors being announced.
28 - The prize awarded for the Beat the Pro Event is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
29 - If the winner of the Beat the Pro Event does not accept or take any part of the prize, that part of the prize will be forfeited by the winner. The Promoter will determine when a prize or part of a prize has been forfeited by a winner.
30 - If, for any reason, a prize or a part of the prize is or becomes unavailable, the Promoter may, at its discretion (and, if applicable, subject to the approval of any relevant government authority), substitute an alternative prize of a value that is no less than the estimated retail value of the prize. Each entrant acknowledges that the Promoter will not be responsible or liable for any loss suffered by the winner in the event that a prize or part of a prize is unavailable.
31 - Entry details remain the property of the Promoter. General
32 - Decisions of the Promoter regarding the Competition are final and each entrant agrees to be bound by any such decisions.
33 - The Promoter reserves the right to refuse any entries that do not comply with the criteria set out in these terms and conditions. If a winning entry is deemed by the Promoter to be invalid, that entry will be discarded and the prize will be re-awarded in accordance with these terms and conditions as if the invalid entry had not been received.
34 - Incorrect contact details of an entrant will deem their entry invalid, and the entrant must only enter in their own name.
35 - If more than one entry is received from a particular entrant for a Draw, all subsequent entries submitted by that entrant will be invalid for that Draw, with only the first drawn entry being valid.
36 - Nothing in these terms and conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the consumer guarantee provisions of the Australian Consumer Law.
37 - The Promoter excludes all liability to the winner for any costs, expenses, losses and damages suffered or incurred by the winner, including any liability for personal injury or death, liability due to negligence of the Promoter or its personnel, whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in connection with the Competition, the prizes or any component of the prizes.
38 - To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter also excludes all liability for any costs, expenses, losses and damages suffered or incurred by any winner or any entrant, including any liability for personal injury or death, liability due to negligence of the Promoter or its personnel, loss of business opportunity whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in connection with:
(a) the participation in the Competition by any entrant or the winner;
(b) the use of the prize by any winner;
(c) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or
(d) any variation in the prize value stated in these terms.
39 If, for any reason, there is any interference or disruption in the conduct or operation of the Competition or the tournament (including due to power or technical failure, natural disasters, acts of God, computer viruses), the Promoter reserves the right to suspend, cancel, terminate, modify or recommence the Competition subject to the approval of any applicable government authorities.
40 - Each entrant consents to the Promoter using, without any fee or other remuneration, the name, likeness and image of the entrant and the Promoter taking, recording and using images, audio or audio visual content (including video) of the entrant for the purpose of promoting the Competition, the Promoter, the commercial partners of the Promoter or the products and services of the Promoter or its commercial partners in any way the Promoter considers appropriate. Each entrant agrees to sign any image release or other document required by the Promoter.
41 - Valid and properly completed entries will only be accepted by the Promoter once received by the Promoter. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected entries, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction or otherwise. Privacy
42 - The Promoter will collect the personal information provided by an entrant for the purpose of conducting the Competition, including providing any prize to an entrant and to contact the entrant for promotional and marketing purposes, as described below. The Promoter may disclose personal information regarding a prize winner to organisers or other service providers relevant to the awarding of the prize.
43 - If an entrant does not provide the requested personal information, the Promoter will not be able to accept an entry as being a valid entry in the Competition or allow an entrant to participate in the Competition.
44 - By entering the Competition an entrant consents to the Promoter using their personal information for promotional and marketing purposes regarding the Promoter’s products, services and events, including the Promoter contacting the entrant via SMS, email or other communication methods (and the entrant consent to receiving such messages from the Promoter). An Entrant can opt out of these messages at any time by following the opt out instructions in the message or by contacting the Promoter and requesting to opt out.
45 - The Promoter may also disclose an entrant's personal information to the prize suppliers and commercial partners of the Promoter relevant to the. By entering the Competition an entrant consents to the Promoter disclosing its personal information to such prize suppliers/commercial partners and the prize suppliers/commercial partners contacting the entrant (including for promotional and marketing purposes and/or to provide information about their products, services or events).