15th annual US Open Championship announced, 4-8 December (Wed-Sun)
This is an Association Croquet rules singles tournament in 3 flights:
"Open" flight will play 3 (2 hour) games per day in block play
"B" flights will play 2 (2 hour) games per day in block play
Plate event(s) Sat. & Sun.
To be held on 6 courts in the greater Palm Springs area.
Format: same as Sonoma-Cutrer except best 2 of 3 final in Open flight (2 hour time limit, "Patmor Draw" etc.)
Tue. Opening cocktail party, Fri. BBQ, Sun. court side lunch with Bloodymary bar and daily coffee, rolls & soft drinks.
Dec. 3 (Tue.) Clinic for players new to International rules
Dec. 2 & 3 (Mon. & Tue.) One on One coaching available.
All flights are limited to assure a full day's play for all entrants.
e-mail or call tournament manager Stan Patmor for more information or an entry form at 602.955.1547 or patmor#fastq.com
Tournament director Stan Patmor with Rory Kelley (Postsigns#aol.com).