The Dallas Senior Interclub - DSI - is an interclub golf league consisting of 9 DFW area country clubs.
The DSI organizes competition between all participating clubs with tournaments conducted at each club and a season-finale tournament between the 4 best performing club teams. Participants must be at least 50 years old. DSI events are conducted April through September with events held on Monday or Tuesday morning. The list of participating country clubs and the 2017 schedule for each tournament is shown below. The championship tournament is held in September.
Each club fields a 10-person team; and the best 8 scores are used in a modified stableford format to determine the winners of each event. Each participant's stableford quota is adjusted (upward or downward based on their performance) after each event in which they played.
All male Thorntree golf members who are at least 50 years old are welcome to play in the DSI.
About 10 days before each DSI event, everyone that expressed an interest in playing in the DSI league is contacted by email and asked if they're interested in playing in the upcoming event. The 10-person Thorntree team is selected from those that respond saying they want to play in that event. All handicap levels are welcome and the modified stableford format (adjusted upward or downward after each DSI event) makes for a very fair format.
- There is a one-time $30 enrollment fee for each player to join the DSI (payable when you play in your first tournament).
- Each tournament participant pays a $30 entry fee which funds the prize money for that event. All prize money ($2,700.00 per event) is paid out to the top five teams as shop credit at the host club's pro shop.
- Each participant is charged a cart fee, typically $20-$25. No greens fees are charged.
- Lunch is available (optional) after each event for $20-$25.
If you want more information or are interested in playing in DSI events, please email Steve Byron, Thorntree's DSI Coordinator; and he'll add you to list of available players.
Here is the REVISED (effective April 5) list of participating country clubs and the 2017 schedule of DSI events: NOTE: you do not have to play all 9 events.
Monday, April 3: The Clubs of Prestonwood - Creek
Tuesday, May 2: Brookhaven CC - Masters
Monday, May 22: Timarron CC
Tuesday, June 20: Thorntree CC
Tuesday, July 11: Canyon Creek CC
Monday, July 24: Eldorado CC
Monday, August 14: Oakmont CC
Tuesday, September 5: Trophy Club - Hogan
Monday, September 18: Hackberry CC
Thorntree won the DSI Championship in 1997, 2009 and 2013; and was in the 2012 semi-final playoff.
The photo below is of the 2013 Championship Team members - from left to right they are:
Gary Davidson, Charles Garcia, Rick Mills, Randy Crews, Jeff Dill, Bruce Benson, Hoyt Sexton, Bob Libbey, Jack Easter (Captain), Bob Musheno, Richard Hale, Rich Christie, David Hightower, Ed Sherrill, Terry Stinson
The photo below is of the 2009 Championship Team members - from left to right they are:
Charles Garcia, Lorenzo Brown, Bob Libbey, Ray Mullins, Ross McBride, Terry Stinson, Randy Crews, Clay Briggs, Clift Hyman, Dave Fredrikson
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