18-Hole Four-Ball Stroke Play Competition.
Teams shall consist of section-affiliated PGA Members as defined in Article IV, Section I of the TR&R and eligibly employed PGA Associates (whose team partner must be a PGA Member as defined above). Competitors may choose their own partner, however, the top 20 on the Player of the Year points list as of 30 days prior to the tournament may not be on the same team. Anyone outside the top 20 may form a team with any other eligible Section PGA Professional.
In addition a PGA Member inside the Top 10 on the current POY points list is not permitted to play with a PGA Associate (Apprentice).