Official Rules

April 4, 2016 — June 19, 2016

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The FootJoy’s Mark of a Player, Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on April 4, 2016 at 4:00:01 P.M. ET and end on June 19, 2016 at 11:59:59 P.M. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”).  All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to (i) permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands and other United States territories); and (ii) permanent legal Canadian residents residing in Canada (excluding the Canadian Province of Quebec), and who are eighteen  (18) years of age or older and of the age of majority in their state of residence as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period.  Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Golf Channel, 7580 Golf Channel Dr., Orlando, FL 32819, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, (collectively, “Sponsors”), FootJoy, Acushnet Company, 333 Bridge Street, Fairhaven, MA, 02719, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period visit (the “Website”), and (1) if you are already a registered user of the Website, click on the Login Icon, and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your team name (the “Entry”).  If you are not a registered user of the Website, become a registered user of the Website by entering your email address, password, zip/postal code and country. You must agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Website to become a registered user. Then follow the instructions above to complete and thereafter submit your Entry.

The Sweepstakes consist of eleven (11) potential weekly sweepstakes (“Weekly Sweepstakes”) as illustrated in the chart below. Each Weekly Sweepstakes begins on a Monday with the tournament field being released (on or around 4pm ET) and ends on a Thursday with the Fantasy Golf League picks deadline (depends on the location and first tee time of each tournament).

As part of the Entry, you will be required to create a fantasy golf team of four (4) Golfers (as defined below), one (1) golfer from each of the four (4) Groups (as defined below)  (“Team”) and answer the tournament tie breaker question (“Tournament Tie Breaker Question”) on the Website. You will only be able to make changes to your Team until the Entry Period End Date and Time. During Tournament Drawings with two (2) tournaments, entrants must complete two (2) teams of four (4) Golfers and a Tournament Tie Breaker Question. Your Team will be deleted after each Entry Period. You must pick a new Team for each Entry Period. All eligible golfers for the corresponding Tour Tournament (“Golfers”) will be slotted weekly into four (4) different groups at Sponsors sole discretion (“Groups”).

During any of the Weekly Sweepstakes participants will sign in and make picks as they do every other week. If a user chooses a FootJoy golfer (all marked with the FJ logo) for one of their groups, and that golfer wins the specified tournament, the user will be entered into the FootJoy Weekly Sweepstakes.

IMPORTANT – Participants are only able to select one team of four (4) Golfers each week for their Team. If a Participant is a member of multiple leagues, the same Golfers will be used in each league. Prizes are only awarded for rank on the overall leaderboard and NOT within individual leagues.


April 4, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

April 10, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

The Masters


April 11, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

April 17, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

RBC Heritage


April 18, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

April 24, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

Valero Texas Open


April 25, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

May 1, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

Zurich Classic of New Orleans


May 2, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

May 8, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

Wells Fargo Championship


May 9, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

May 15, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

THE PLAYERS Championship


May 16, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

May 22, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

AT&T Byron Nelson


May 23, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

May 29, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

DEAN & DELUCA Invitational


May 30, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

June 5, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

the Memorial Tournament


June 6, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

June 12, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

FedEx St. Jude Classic


June 13, 2016 at 4:00pm ET

June 19, 2016 at 11:59pm ET

U.S. Open

You may enter once per Weekly Sweepstakes.  Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified. Entries must be received before June 19, 2016 at 11:59:59 P.M. ET to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted.  In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval. 

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:  On or about a week after each Week End, one (1) winner (each a “Winner”), for a total of eleven (11) Winners, will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the corresponding Weekly Sweepstakes. On or about June  19, 2016, one (1) potential grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing form all non-Winning Entries during the entries Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner and Grand Prize Winner at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of entry. Sponsors may share potential Winner’s and Grand Prize Winner’s name and contact information with Sweepstakes Entities and/or any prize provider, as applicable, if necessary. Potential Winner and Grand Prize Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within five (5) days of such notification.  Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (as defined below) or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Limit one (1) Prize per family or household.

Grand Prize Winner and Weekly Winners may be referred to collectively as “Winner” or “Winners”.

If a potential Winner is a Canadian resident, before being declared an actual Winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered as part of the Winner's prize winning eligibility affidavit/release which must be signed and returned along with any other documents required by the Sponsors, as applicable) within ten (10) days of it having been sent to a potential Winner.

PRIZE: Weekly Sweepstakes will only happen when a FootJoy Golfer comes in first place at the corresponding PGA TOUR tournament. Weeks without a FootJoy winner will not have a Winner. There will be a potential of eleven (11) prizes (“Prizes”, each a “Prize”) awarded; one (1) Prize to each Winner. Each Prize will consist of one (1) pair of FootJoy golf shoes. Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guaranty, either express or implied by Sponsors. Estimated retail value (“ERV”) of each Prize is two hundred and twenty dollars ($200). All Prize values are in U.S. dollars. ERV of all Prizes is twenty two hundred dollars ($2,200).

There will be one (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) awarded to the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize will consist of: One (1) pair of FootJoy golf shoes; three (3) ProDry Performance Lisle Shirts ; Two (2) pairs of FootJoy Tour Compression Sport Socks; one (1) Performance Half-Zip Pullover; One (1) DryJoys Tour XP Rain Jacket;  one (1) DryJoys Tour XP Rain Pants; Twelve (12) StaSof gloves, and one (1) Black FootJoy Umbrella. Grand Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guaranty either express or implied by Sponsors.

ERV of Grand Prize is one thousand three hundred and sixty two dollars ($1,362.00).

Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. For any Prize with an ARV of six hundred dollars ($600) or greater, Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won.

All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. 

CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the or Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.  Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules).  In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension.  Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website.  Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion).  Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

DISPUTES:  The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. (HOWEVER, THE LAWS OF CANADA SHALL APPLY VIS-À-VIS ANY ENTRANT WHO IS RESIDENT IN CANADA AS WILL THE LAWS OF ANY CANADIAN PROVINCE OR CANADIAN MUNICIPALITY THAT APPLY TO ANY RESPECTIVE CANADIAN ENTRANT AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING CONTAINED IN THIS PARAGRAPH WHERE A CANADIAN ENTRANT IS INVOLVED THE COURTS OF THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO SHALL HAVE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION IN RELATION TO ANY MATTER RELATING TO SUCH PERSON). If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”).  The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york.  All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york.  THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of the Winner, available after June  19, 2016, visit, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by June 19, 2016 to: FootJoy’s Mark of a Player,Sweepstakes, Attn: Consumer Promotions, 7580 Golf Channel Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, .