Golf Tournaments


  1. Eligibility.

    Open to individuals who are legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in the entrant's state or jurisdiction of residence, whichever is greater. Employees, officers, and directors of World Golf Tour, Inc. ("Sponsor" or "World Golf Tour"), Muscular Dystrophy Association ("MDA"), and their respective affiliated entities, parent, subsidiaries, advertising, promotional agencies, legal advisors, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to enter or win prizes. Void where restricted, taxed or prohibited by law.
  2. How To Enter.

    There are two ways to enter.

    ONLINE ENTRY: To enter the Jerry Lewis MDA Open Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"), between 12:00:01 am Pacific Time ("PT") on the October 10, 2008 through 11:59:59 pm PT on October 31, 2008 (the "Sweepstakes Period") (i) visit (the "Site"), (ii) electronically acknowledge and agree to the terms of Sponsor's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use (if you have not already), (iii) register as a member of World Golf Tour by completing all required fields on the online entry form (if you have not already), (iv) make an online donation to MDA of Ten Dollars ($10.00) (via credit card payment or application of World Golf Tour credits) (collectively, an "Entry" or an "Online Entry"), and then (v) at your option, play the Jerry Lewis MDA Open game (the "Game"). Participation in the Game and any results related thereto will not impact or increase the chances of winning the Grand Prize. You may make a donation to MDA and/or play the Game as often as you wish during the Sweepstakes Period, but only one entry per person will be accepted.

    ALTERNATIVE MAIL-IN ENTRY: You may also enter the Sweepstakes without making a donation by (i) registering for a free World Golf Tour account at (if you have not already), (ii) electronically acknowledging and agreeing to the terms of Sponsor's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use (if you have not already), and (iii) sending a 3"x5" card with your name, mailing address, World Golf Tour user name, e-mail address, telephone number, and date of birth, to: World Golf Tour, Inc., Jerry Lewis MDA Open Sweepstakes, 160 Sansome Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104 (also, an "Entry" or "Mail-In Entry"). No other methods of entry will be accepted. All Online Entries must be received by 11:59:59 pm PT on October 31, 2008. Mail-In Entries must be postmarked during the Sweepstakes Period and received by Sponsor no later than November 7, 2008. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Each Mail-in Entry must be mailed separately and, if in any envelope, each must be mailed ina separate outer envelope. Limit: One Entry per person and per email address. If an entrant submits more than one Entry and/or the same email address is designated in more than one Entry, only the first Entry submitted by such entrant or designating such e-mail address will be accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, illegible, mutilated, postage-due, garbled or delayed Entries or other communications or other technical problems related to Entries. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who (i) tampers with the Entry process or the operation of the Site or the Game, (ii) otherwise violates these Official Rules or (iii) provides false or incorrect information in connection with such entrant's Entry. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an Entry, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account designated in the entrant's World Golf Tour user account will be deemed to be the entrant. The authorized account subscriber is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited, restricted or taxed by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

  3. Prize.

    One (1) grand prize winner ("Grand Prize Winner") will receive a trip for two (2) people (Grand Prize Winner and a guest ("Guest")) to Las Vegas, Nevada, comprised of round-trip air transportation (up to a maximum of $1,000.00 for two (2) coach-class tickets), hotel accommodations for five (5) nights / four (4) days at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Grand Prize Winner and Guest (one double occupancy room), and four (4) 18-hole rounds of golf at the Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada during Grand Prize trip (collectively, the "Grand Prize"). Approximate retail value ("ARV"): $4,050.00. ARV subject to change based on current market conditions at time of Grand Prize fulfillment. Any difference between the ARV and the actual value, if any, will not be rewarded. All travel must be completed by September 30, 2009, or Grand Prize will be forfeited in its entirety.

    Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel on the same itinerary. Guest traveling with Grand Prize Winner must be 18 years of age or older. If Guest is 18 or over as required, but not the age of majority in the state or jurisdiction of Guest's residence, Guest must be accompanied during travel by at least one parent or legal guardian aged 21 years of age or older. Travel, accommodations, and golf course related restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply and may include, without limitation, seasonal restrictions, scheduling restrictions, and time-based restrictions (e.g., expiration dates). Travel arrangements are subject to availability. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, golf courses or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations necessitated by same. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage. All accommodations are subject to change in Sponsor's discretion. If for any reason any portion of the Sweepstakes is delayed, cancelled or postponed, Sponsor reserves the right, but is not obligated, to cancel or modify the Contest in its discretion and shall award a substitute Grand Prize of approximately equal or greater value.

    Arrangements for fulfillment of the Grand Prize including air transportation arrangements, but excluding all other travel arrangements, will be made by or on behalf of Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner must notify Sponsor (or its designated agent) of requested dates of travel at least thirty (30) days prior to requested travel departure date. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and certain restrictions, so Sponsor cannot guarantee availability on the exact dates requested by Grand Prize Winner. Any extra nights' stay and any additional costs associated with an extended stay are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and Guest. Additional restrictions may apply. Hotel and airfare cannot be used separately. Golf rounds must be played during Grand Prize trip.

    All costs and expenses not specifically listed above, including but not limited to ground transportation, meals, snacks, beverages, mini-bar, entertainment, tips, souvenirs, personal expenses, damages to hotel rooms, any equipment to be used in connection with the Grand Prize, telephone calls, facsimile charges, Internet charges, spa/beauty salon services, laundry, tours/excursions, gift shop purchases, hotel processing fees, airline service charges, and any other expenses not mentioned in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and Guest.

    Grand Prize Winner and Guest must possess valid travel documents in order to travel. Winner and Guest are responsible for their own travel insurance arrangements. If for any reason any portion of the Grand Prize is delayed, cancelled or postponed, Sponsor reserves the right, but is not obligated, to cancel or modify the Grand Prize in its discretion and shall award a substitute Grand Prize of approximately equal or greater value. The value of the Grand Prize will be taxable to Grand Prize Winner as income. Grand Prize Winner must supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of Grand Prize Winner for the actual value of the Grand Prize received. Upon entry into the Sweepstakes, Grand Prize Winner and all entrants are required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. All federal, state and local taxes are solely the Grand Prize Winner's responsibility.

    No substitution, transfer or cash equivalent of the Grand Prize or any portion thereof permitted, except by Sponsor, in which case a substitute Grand Prize of approximately equal or greater value may be awarded.

    Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

    Grand Prize claimed in accordance with the Official Rules will be awarded. Grand Prize Winner may be required to provide a U.S. shipping address to claim Grand Prize.

  4. Grand Prize Winner Selection and Notification.

    The Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about November 15, 2008. The drawing will be conducted at Sponsor's address as indicated in Paragraph 8 of these Official Rules by Sponsor or its designee, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding. Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about November 15, 2008 by an e-mail sent to the e-mail address specified in the Entry and/or in entrant's World Golf Tour user account. If Grand Prize Winner cannot be contacted at this e-mail address, is contacted and does not respond as directed within seven (7) days of attempted notification, refuses the Grand Prize or is ineligible to accept the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and, except where prohibited, a Liability Release and a Publicity Release in the form provided by Sponsor, within seven (7) days of attempted notification in order to claim the Grand Prize. Guest will also be required to sign a Liability/Publicity Release fourteen (14) days prior to travel or Guest will not be able to accompany Grand Prize Winner during travel. Grand Prize Winner may be required to show proof of identification within seven (7) days of attempted notification, or the Grand Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Grand Prize Winner.
  5. General Terms and Conditions.

    By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant accepts and agrees to abide by and be bound by the terms of these Official Rules, and assumes sole liability and accepts all risk of loss for injuries, including personal injuries and/or damage to property, caused or claimed to be caused by participating in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of, or travel to or from or in connection with the Sweepstakes or any Grand Prize awarded. Sponsor has the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, or other conditions beyond Sponsor's control and to select Grand Prize Winner from eligible Entries received on or before the expiration of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure to contact entrants, whether due to technical or human error.

    By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees (i) that Sponsor has the right to exploit and utilize entrant's first and/or last name, city and state of residence, photo(s), voice and/or likeness in any and all media in and in connection with promotion, publicity, marketing and advertising for Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or other promotions by Sponsor in Sponsor's discretion without any further attribution, notification or compensation to entrant, except where prohibited, (ii) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, and (iii) to be contacted by Sponsor or its agents by telephone, mail or e-mail regarding the Sweepstakes.

    By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and its agents, and their respective employees, officers, directors, successors, assigns, and any suppliers, licensors, marketing/promotional partners or other affiliated parties (the "Sponsor Indemnitees") from any and all liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light) resulting or arising from or related to the Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of or travel to of from or in connection with any prize or prize related activity, and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Sponsor Indemnitees, and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor Indemnitees 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 the Grand Prize.

    In the event that any provision of these Official Rules shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Official Rules unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and, in such event, such provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable or invalid provision within the limits of applicable law or applicable court decisions.

    Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

    Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor's Privacy Policy available at

  6. Applicable Law.

    The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of California applicable to contracts entered into by California residents and to be performed within such State without regard to its conflict of law provisions, with venue in San Francisco County, California.
  7. Winners list.

    The Grand Prize Winner will be identified on the "Recent Winners" webpage at and is also available by sending a stamped and self-addressed envelope marked to "Jerry Lewis MDA Open Prize Drawing Winners," 160 Sansome Street 5th floor, San Francisco, CA 94104. Requests must be received by November 30, 2008. Requests must be received within 30 days following the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
  8. Sponsor.

    This Sweepstakes is sponsored by World Golf Tour, Inc., 160 Sansome Street, 5th floor, San Francisco, CA 94104.