Event Information



  • Individual Adult 16+ & Best Ball
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Tee Times begin at 12:00pm.
  • Juniors Individual
  • Monday, July 16, 2018
  • Tee Times begin at 7:00am.

Other Info

 2018 Entry Form

 2018 Sport Information


Individual Adult & Best Ball Golf
Peter Yegen Golf Course
1390 Zimmerman Trail
Billings, MT 59102

Junior Golf
Lake Hills Golf Course
1930 Clubhouse Way
Billings, MT 59105

Entry Fees

9-Hole Competition:
(Includes $13 Green Fee)
(Boys 10-11, Girls 10-13)
18-Hole Competition:
(Includes $20 Green Fee)
Best Ball Competition:
(Includes $20 Green Fee)
Note: Entry fee does not include cart.
 Online Entry Deadline: July 16 at 5pm
 T-shirt Deadline: July 5 at 5pm

Contact commissioner after deadline.

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Individual Adult & Best Ball Golf
Peter Yegen Golf Course
1390 Zimmerman Trail
Billings, MT 59102

Junior Golf
Lake Hills Golf Course
1390 Zimmerman Trail
Billings, MT 59102

Event Sponsored by:


Barb Lawson has served as BSSG Golf Commissioner for over 10 years. She is a charter member of both of the Ladies Leagues at Yegen Golf Club and also serves on the board for the morning league. Barb works as the Tournament Coordinator and Pro Shop Attendant at Yegen Golf Club. In 2007 she was inducted into the Yellowstone County Ladies' Golf Hall of Fame.

Connor Rakowski is a 2012 graduate of Rocky Mountain College where he earned a degree in Business Management. He played for the Battlin' Bears squad all four years being a co-captain his final three years. He earned Frontier First All Conference in each year while playing for the Bears being top 5 in scoring average every year. He helped lead the team to its first NAIA mens national golf championship appearance hosted at TPC Deere Run during his 2009-10 season as well as a Frontier Conference Championship. During his 2010-11 season he qualified once again individually for the national championships while sharing Frontier conference Co-Player of the Year. He was named to the 2011 PING All Region West Third Team as well as 2011 NAIA Third Team All-American. He recorded five individual wins during his four year career. A Colorado transplant Rakowski grew up in the western part of the state outside of Basalt. A multi sport athlete growing up Rakowski split time between golf, basketball and baseball. He is employed at Peter Yegen course and looks forward to share his experiences as well as knowledge of the game with the golfers that walk in the door.

Jackie was involved in Yellowstone County Junior Golf alongside her parents, Nels and Katie Christiansen and her sister Lea Ann Caudle for over 16 years. Became assistant director in 2003 with her sister and in 2013 became the sole director of the program. Her parents started the Yellowstone County junior program in 1983 and watched it grow from four courses and less than 100 golfers to all nine county courses and over 250 golfers.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2017 and 2018 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2019 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling (Mountain Bike), Disc Golf, Equestrian, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

Juniors Individual

  • Date: Monday, July 16 (Held in conjuction with the Yellowstone County Juniors Golf tournament at Lake Hills)
  • Time: Tee Times begin at 7:00am. Tee Times will be posted here 3 weeks before tournament.
  • Site: Lake Hills Golf
  • Entry Fee: BSSG Competition - $10 & Yellowstone County Juniors Tournament - $8. Total - $18. Must enter both tournaments for entry in the Big Sky State Games.
  • T-shirt Deadline: July 5
  • Registration Deadline: July 9 at 5pm. Contact commissioner after deadline.
  • Commissioner: Jackie Christiansen
  • Special Information:
Girls Age Groups
  • Ages 8-10 (5 Holes)
  • Ages 11-12 (9 Holes)
  • Ages 13-14 (9 Holes)
  • Ages 15-17 (9 Holes)
Boys Age Groups
  • Ages 8-10 (5 Holes)
  • Ages 10 (5 Holes)
  • Ages 11 (9 Holes)
  • Ages 12 (9 Holes)
  • Ages 13 (5 Holes)
  • Ages 14 (9 Holes)
  • Ages 15 (9 Holes)
  • Ages 16-17 (9 Holes)

Special Information

  • Two Person Best Ball. Each person needs to register separately. 10 Stroke maximum handicap differential between partners in adult competition only. Flag prizes for 16 and older divisions and drawing for 15 and under divisions.
  • First 160 golfers to enter by June 30th will compete.
  • Youth divisions determined by age as of July 21, 2018.
  • Participants flighted by gender and index.
  • Competition will be medal play.
  • There will be no practice round.
  • Current MSGA handicap index needed for adult participants.
  • Your index is required on the entry form (not your handicap).
  • For all registered golfers: Please join the Yegen Professionals at 5:30 PM on Friday, July 20th. They will be giving a free 30 minute "around the green" lesson.

Tee Times

The following Golf Tee Times are available for download as a PDF.

2018 Junior Golf Tee Times 2018 Golf Tee Times

Rules of Play

USGA Rules will apply, except where modified by local or posted rules.

  • This is a medal play tournament, all putts must be holed. No “gimmies.”
  • If in doubt on a ruling, play a provisional ball and a ruling will be made by the Pro Shop.
  • Observe all rules of etiquette: Replace divots, repair ball marks, rake bunkers.
  • Keep up with group in front.
  • All ties will be awarded medals.