Golf Channel's Fantasy Challenge Welcomes

2015 Fantasy Golf League Rules

OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN A PRIZE. OPEN ONLY TO PERMANENT LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DAY OF CREATION OF THEIR FIRST PROMOTION ENTRY. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC (CANADA) AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

Description: The 2015 Fantasy Golf League (the "Contest") begins at 4:00:01p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on Monday, January 5, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59p.m ET September 27, 2015 ("Contest Period"). The Contest consists of thirty eight (38) weekly drawings ("Weeklies", each a "Weekly"). Each Weekly begins the Monday before the tournament starts and closes the Wednesday before. Exact times TBD by Sponsor, in their sole discretion, depending on location of tournament and tee off times. Participants may check official start/end times for making picks each week at http://www.GolfChannel.com/Fantasy. Beginning Monday, January 5, 2015 at 4:00:01p.m. ET, Participants may enter the Golf Channel Fantasy Golf League via the Internet by logging on to the website at http://www.GolfChannel.com/Fantasy and selecting Golfers (defined below) for Groups 1 — 4. Contest is subject to all applicable Federal, State, Provincial and local laws.

Winners are determined solely based on the objective Golf Channel Fantasy Golf Scoring System outlined in these Official Rules. Your registration, membership, and participation in the Game constitute your acknowledgement that you have read and understand the Official Rules and that you agree and accept those rules entirely.

Golf Channel Fantasy Golf is strictly for entertainment purposes only and may not be used in connection with any form of gambling.
Eligibility: Open only to (i) permanent, legal United States ("U.S.") residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands and other U.S. 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 the age of majority in his/her state or province of residence as of the start of the Contest Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Contest Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their 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 Contest. Contest 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"), and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contest.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest, during the Contest Period log on to www.golfchannel.com/fantasy 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 Contest consist of thirty eight (38) tournament drawings ("Tournament Drawings", each a "Tournament Drawing") that will correspond to the January 2015 — September 2015 PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and European Tour, (each a "Tour Tournament"). Each Tournament Drawings will consist of: (i) an entry period ("Entry Period") that will begin on the Monday before the corresponding Tour Tournament, as specified in the chart below) ("Entry Period Start Date and Time), and close one (1) hour prior to the state time/beginning tee time of the corresponding Tour Tournament ("Entry Period End Date and Time"). Exact times will be determined by Sponsors at their sole discretion depending on location of the weekly Tour 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").

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.

Segment

Weekly Entry Period

Picks Begin

Week End

PGA TOUR

LPGA TOUR

EURO TOUR

West Coast Swing

1

January 5, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

January 12, 2015 at

Hyundai Tournament of Champ

  

2

January 13, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

January 18, 2015

Sony Open in Hawaii

 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

3

January 19, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

January 25, 2015

Humana Challenge

  

4

January 26, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

February 1, 2015

Waste Management Phoenix

 Omega Dubai Desert Classic

5

February 2, 15 at 4:00pm ET

February 8, 2015

Farmers Insurance Open

  

6

February 9, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

February 15, 2015

AT&T Pebble Beach

  

7

February 16, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

February 22, 2015

Northern Trust

  

Footjoy Segment 1

8

February 23, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 1, 2015

Honda Classic

Honda LPGA Thailand  

9

March 2, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 8, 2015

WGC-Cadillac Championship & Puerto Rico

  

10

March 9, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 15, 2015

Valspar Championship

  

11

March 16, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 22, 2015

Arnold Palmer

LPGA Founders Cup  

Footjoy Segment 2

12

March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 29, 2015

Valero Texas Open

Kia Classic 

 

13

March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

April 5, 2015

Shell Houston Open

ANA Inspiration

 

14

April 6, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

April 12, 2015

Masters

  

15

April 13, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

April 19, 2015

RBC Heritage

  

16

April 20, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

April 26, 2015

Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic

 

Sawgrass

17

April 27, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

May 3, 2015

WGC Match Play Championship

  

18

May 4, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

May 10, 2015

THE PLAYERS

  

19

May 11, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

May 17, 2015

Wells Fargo Championship

 

Open de Espana

20

May 18, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

May 24, 2015

Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

 

BMW PGA Championship

21

May 25, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

May 31, 2015

AT&T Byron Nelson Championship

 

Irish Open Hosted by The Rory Foundation 

22

June 1, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

June 7, 2015

Memorial Tournament

Manulife LPGA Classic

 

23

June 8, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

June 14, 2015

FedEx St Jude

KPMG Women's PGA Championship

 

Summer

24

June 15, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

June 21, 2015

U.S. Open

  

25

June 22, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

June 28, 2015

Travelers Championship

 

BMW International Open

26

June 29, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

July 5, 2015

Greenbrier Classic

 

Alstom Open de France

27

July 6, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

July 12, 2015

John Deere

U.S. Women's Open

 

28

July 13, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

July 19, 2015

Open Championship

  

Late Summer

29

July 20, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

July 26, 2015

RBC Canadian Open

 

Omega European Masters 

30

July 27, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

August 2, 2015

Quicken Loans National

Ricoh Women's British Open

 

31

August 3, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

August 9, 2015

WGC Bridgestone & Barracuda Championship

  

32

August 10, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

August 16, 2015

PGA Championship

  

33

August 17, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

August 23, 2015

Wyndham Championship

 

Made in Denmark

The Playoffs

34

August 24, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

August 30, 2015

The Barclays

  

35

August 31, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

September 7, 2015

Deutsche Bank Championship

  

36

September 8, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

September 14, 2015

OPEN WEEK

The Evian Championship

 

37

September 15, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

September 20, 2015

BMW Championship

 

72nd Open d’Italia

38

September 21, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

September 27, 2015

Tour Championship

 

European Open


Each Tour Tournament is subject to change at the discretion of Golf Channel and or/ Golf’s governing bodies.
Golfers are only eligible in the Group they are listed for each Tournament Drawing. Group designations may change on a weekly basis.
If a Tour Tournament is cancelled or ends early, for any reason, Sponsor will award Points based on the actual cash pay-out determined by the tournament hosts. If no Tour Tournament prizes are paid, no points will be awarded.

Limit: Each entrant may create one (1) Team per Entry Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than one (1) Team by using multiple/different email addresses, identities or any other method will void that entrant's team and he/she will be disqualified from further participation in the Contest. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected teams, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any team, the authorized account holder of the email address used to participate will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted 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.

All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged. Entries must be received before the Entry Period End Date and Time to be eligible for the Tournament Drawing. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Contest. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. 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. Sponsors reserve the right to modify Entry Period Start Date and Time and Entry Period End Date and Time at their sole discretion.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Teams will be scored as follows: each Golfer earns one (1) point ("Point") for each dollar they earned in that corresponding weekly Tour Tournaments; and the Points from all four (4) Golfers on each Team will be added together for the Team’s total tournament points ("Tournament Points"). The three (3) Teams, and corresponding Entries that receive the highest Tournament Points for the Entry Period will be potential tournament winners ("Weekly Winners", each a "Weekly Winner"), for a total of one hundred and fourteen(114) Weekly Winners, during Weekly Entry Periods 1-38 . The Team with the highest score each week will receive the first prize ("Weekly First Prize"); the team with the second highest score each week will receive the second prize ("Weekly Second Prize"), and the Team with the third highest points each week will receive the third prize ("Weekly Third Prize"). In the event of a tie, the Weekly Tiebreaker Question will be used and the entrant with the right answer will be deemed the Weekly Winner from among the tied entrants. If after the Weekly Tiebreaker Question a tie still exists, the entrant who chose their Team first will be deemed the Weekly Winner from among the tied entrants. The three (3) Teams and corresponding Entries during each of the five (5) Segments listed above with the highest Points will be segment winners ("Segment Winners", each a "Segment Winner"). The three (3) Teams and corresponding Entries during each of the Footjoy Segments listed above with the highest Points will be Footjoy Segment winners ("Footjoy Segment Winners", each a "Footjoy Segment Winner"). The ten (10) Teams, and corresponding Entry, that receives the highest cumulative Points ("Total Weekly Points") over the entire thirty eight (38) Weekly Drawings will be the potential overall winners ("Overall Winners", each an "Overall Winner"). In the event of a tie for the Overall Winner, the entrant who received the highest Total Weekly Points will be deemed the Overall Winner from among the tied entrants. If a tie still exists, the entrant with the highest Total Weekly Point during Weekly Entry Period 38 will be deemed the Overall Winner from among the tied entrants. The Team with the highest Points at the end of the Contest Period will be deemed the grand prize winner ("Grand Prize Winner"). Entrant’s lowest Weekly Point score will be dropped from the Total Weekly Points calculation ("Mulligan"). The Mulligan will automatically be calculated and the lowest score will be removed for each entrant.

On or about one (1) week from the respective Weekly End Date and Time, potential Weekly Winners will be notified at the email or mailing address submitted at the time of Entry. At least two (2) attempts will be made to notify potential Winner. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (defined below) or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, "Contest Documents") within three (3) 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. Limit one (1) Weekly Prize per family or household. Weekly Winners will be eligible to win Overall Prize.

PRIZE: There will be one hundred and fourteen (114) weekly prizes ("Weekly Prizes", each a "Weekly Prize"), twenty one (21) segment prizes ("Segment Prizes", each a "Segment Prize"); ten (10) overall prize ("Overall Prizes", each a "Overall Prize") and one (1) grand prize ("Grand Prize") as follows:

Weekly Prizes (excluding Weekly Prizes in Footjoy Segment 1 and Footjoy Segment 2):
Each Weekly First Prize will consist of a two hundred dollar ($200) gift card.
Each Weekly Second Prize will consist of a one hundred dollar ($100) gift card.
Each Weekly Third Prize will consist of a fifty dollar ($50) gift card.

Weekly Prizes during Footjoy Segment 1 and Footjoy Segment 2 (collectively "Footjoy Segments"):
Each Weekly First Prize during Footjoy Segments will consist of one (1) pair of Footjoy Shoes.
Each Weekly Second Prize will consist of three (3) pairs of Footjoy gloves.
Each Weekly Third Prize will consist of three (3) pairs of Footjoy socks.

Actual retail value ("ARV") of all Weekly Prizes is: thirteen thousand and nine hundred dollars ($13,900 US.)

Segment Prizes: Each Segment Winner will receive a Segment Prize. Each Segment Prize will consist of a set of wedges: 52, 56, and 60.

Each Footjoy Segment Winner will receive a Footjoy Segment prize ("Footjoy Segment Prize"). Each Footjoy Segment Prize will consist of one (1) pair of Footjoy shoes and one (1) Footjoy Mid Layer Apparel item.

ARV of all Segment Prizes is six thousand six hundred dollars ($6,600.00 U.S.)

Overall Prizes: There will be ten (10) Overall Prizes awarded to the ten (10) Teams with the highest score at the end of the Contest Period (including the Grand Prize Winner). Each Overall Prize includes a voucher from GolfNow that can be used 10 times for up to $50 per usage. If the $50 max is not used, there will be no balance retained from that usage.

ARV of all Overall Prizes is Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00 U.S.)

Grand Prize: Grand Prize will be awarded to the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize includes a driver.
ARV of Grand Prize is Four Hundred Dollars ($400.00 U.S.)

Weekly Prizes, Segment Prizes, Overall Prizes and Grand Prize will be referred to herein as "Prize" or "Prizes".
Total ARV of all Prizes: Twenty Four Thousand Six Hundred Fifty Dollars ($24,650.00 U.S.). All Prize values are stated in United States dollars.

Actual Retail Value ("ARV") of Prizes may vary. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded. For any Prize with an ARV over five hundred and ninety nine dollars ($599), Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won (not applicable vis-à-vis any Canadian winner).

All Prizes will be awarded "as is" with no warranty or guaranty either express or implied by Sponsors. Prizes are subject to terms and conditions. Restrictions apply.

Sponsors will determine all details of Prizes in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute 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. Gift cards are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer.

Sponsors shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof.

CONDITIONS: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Contest Entities and 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 Contest 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 Contest 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 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 Contest 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 Contest 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 Contest 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 Contest. 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 Contest 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 from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension based on the Point system described above. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted at Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Contest, 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). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest.

DISPUTES: THE CONTEST 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.

Rules/Winners List: To receive a copy of the winners list or a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 2015 Golf Channel Fantasy Golf League "Rules" or "Winners List" (Specify which), Attn: Consumer Promotions, 7580 Golf Channel Drive, Orlando, FL 32819. All requests must be received by November 27, 2015. Winners list may also be posted on Website.
Sponsor: TGC, LLC d/b/a Golf Channel, 7580 Golf Channel Drive, Orlando, FL 32819.

FootJoy’s Mark of a Player, Sweepstakes
Official Rules
February 23, 2015 —April 23, 2015

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 February 23, 2015 at 4:00:01 P.M. ET and end on April, 23, 2015 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 www.golfchannel.com/fantasy (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. 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”). You must pick a new Team for each Weekly Sweepstakes. All eligible Golfers for the corresponding Weekly Sweepstakes (“Golfers”) will be slotted weekly into four (4) different groups at Sponsors sole discretion (“Groups”). In order to be eligible for the Sweepstakes, a FootJoy Golfer must be the winner of the corresponding PGA Tournament, and a Golfer on an entrants Team.

The Sweepstakes consist of nine (9) 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 (See 2015 Fantasy Golf League Rules) (depends on the location and first tee time of each tournament).

Segment

Weekly Entry Period

Picks Begin

Week End

PGA TOUR

LPGA TOUR

EURO TOUR

Mark of a Player, HyperFlex Challenge Segment 1

1

February 23, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 1, 2015

Honda Classic

Honda LPGA Thailand 

 

2

March 2, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 8, 2015

WGC-Cadillac Championship & Puerto Rico

 

 

3

March 9, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 15, 2015

Valspar Championship

 

 

4

March 16, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 22, 2015

Arnold Palmer

LPGA Founders Cup 

 

Mark of a Player, HyperFlex Challenge Segment 2

5

March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

March 29, 2015

Valero Texas Open

Kia Classic 

 

6

March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

April 5, 2015

Shell Houston Open

ANA Inspiration

 

7

April 6, 2015 at
4:00pm ET

April 12, 2015

Masters

 

 

8

April 13, 2015 at
4:00pm ET

April 19, 2015

RBC Heritage

 

 

9

April 20, 2015 at
4:00pm ET

April 26, 2015

Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic 

 

PGA TOUR events only are considered. EURO Tour and LPGA Tour, although included in the 2015 Fantasy Golf League are not included in the Sweepstakes.

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 April 23, 2015 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 “Weekly Winner”, collectively “Weekly 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 April 29, 2015, 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 Weekly Winner. There will be a potential of nine (9) prizes (“Prizes”, each a “Prize”) awarded; one (1) Prize to each Weekly 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 ($220). All Prize values are in U.S. dollars.

 

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 April 30, 2015, visit www.golfchannel.com/fantasy, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by June 23, 2015 to: FootJoy’s Mark of a Player,Sweepstakes, Attn: Consumer Promotions, 7580 Golf Channel Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, .

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