2018 Tail of The Whale Member Guest

The 2018 Member Guest will be held from January 31st to February 3rd, and it promises to be bigger and better this year! Enjoy 4 days of golf, food and camaraderie here in paradise. Register early as space will be limited!


  • January 31st & February 1st – Practice round days
  • February 2nd &3rd – Member-Guest Tournament


  • Pacifico: Net best ball of two person team
  • Bahia: Modified Alternate Shot Front 9 and Alternate Drive Scramble Back 9


  • There will be a Men´s Division and a Women´s Division.
  • All participants will be required to submit a validated handicap

Entry dates and incentives for early registration:

  • December 1st, 2017: If a member submits their entry form by this date, along with their entry fee, the member will get a certificate for two guest rounds of golf.
  • The certificate will expire on June 30th, 2018.
  • Entry deadline: January 2nd, 2018

Event Itinerary:

  • Wednesday January 31st – Practice round on Bahia or Pacifico. Please book your time with the Pro Shop.
  • Thursday February 1st – Practice round on Bahia or Pacifico. Please book your time with the Pro Shop.

Optional Competitive Alternate Shot Event ($500.00 pesos). Tee times booked on Bahia.

Opening Cocktail Party at Kupuri Beach Club: 06:00 to 09:00 p.m.

The breathtaking Kupuri beach Club will host the 2018 Opening Event which will feature cocktails, food stations, as well as passed hors d’oeuvres. Upon arrival you will register and receive your tee gift and enjoy a wonderful evening. Dress: Resort Casual Smart.

  • Friday February 2nd 

Breakfast from 07:00 to 08:55 a.m.

Shotgun start at 09:00 a.m.

Food and drinks on the course & lunch following the round. Skills competition on the Driving range following play.

Night Event: Jimmy Buffet Pig Roast & Fish Taco Party on the driving range from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A fun putting contest will take place on the practice putting green throughout the evening. The competition will be fierce!!!

  • Saturday February 3rd

Breakfast from 07:00 to 08:55 a.m.

Shotgun start at 09:00 a.m.

Food and drinks on the course & lunch following the round.

Night Event: Closing dinner and cocktails with awards ceremony for trophies and drawing for prizes.


  •  $1,250.00 USD Inclusive of Tax and Service Charge

PACIFICO GOLF COURSE 18´holes – Net BB of Team – 90% of Handicap

BAHIA GOLF COURSE – Front 9 -MODIFIED ALTERNATE SHOT – Both players tee off, pick the best shot and then play alternate shot from that spot.  In stroke play: The partner with the lower course handicap gets 60-percent of that number. The partner with the higher course handicap receives 40-percent. Combine the two results for the team’s course handicap. / 2 for 9 hole handicap. 5 rounds up.

BAHIA GOLF COURSE – Back 9 – Alternate Drive Scramble. – Players drive cannot be used in two consecutive holes.  After the 1st hole played, the order of drives will be determined for the following holes. 35% of a player, 15% of B player for handicaps divided by 2 for 9 Hole HDCP.


  • If a player belongs to more than one golf club and has a different Handicap Index at each golf club, the Committee in charge of a competition will require the player to use the lowest Handicap Index when competing with players from more than one club. (See Section 6-5 and Decision 6-5/3.)
  • A 10 stroke maximum between team member´s handicaps will be applied.
  • Tees: Blue Tees for men and Red Tees for Women
  • The Rule of 85

BLUE TEES will be played for the event unless, at the time of the tournament, you are 65 years old and

the total of your age & handicap from the WHITE TEES is 85 or greater.  If you qualify for the “Rule of 85” you will be given the option of playing the WHITE TEES.  You must declare which tee you wish to play at the beginning of play on Friday and play those tees for the entire tournament. IF YOU CHOOSE TO PLAY THE WHITE TEES YOU WILL SUBTRACT 3 COURSE STROKES FROM YOUR HANDICAP on PACIFICO and 1 COURSE STROKE FROM YOUR HANDICAP on BAHIA.

For more information and request your registration form please dial 329.291.5590