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September 22, 2023

CEDAR PARK, TX — The Captains Club, the esteemed governing body behind the annual Carl Spackler Open, is setting sail on a thrilling quest to choose the host location and date for the 2024 edition of this prestigious amateur golf tournament. With a plenitude of potential dates and an array of available golf courses, the organizers are meticulously charting their course to ensure a triumphant event.

In a recent announcement, the Captains Club revealed that they have pinpointed three potential dates for the 2024 Carl Spackler Open: June 5-8, July 10-13, and July 17-20. This flexibility underscores their unwavering commitment to selecting the most opportune time for the tournament, taking into account factors such as venue availability and Captains Club schedules.

Greg Long, Chairman of the Captains Club, emphasized the significance of promptly announcing the event date, stating, "We are actively working on an event date because it's important to announce and get circulated."

This summer, the Captains Club found themselves blessed with a stroke of good fortune as five available golf courses became accessible for the 2024 Carl Spackler Open. This fortuitous turn of events has presented the organizers with a veritable treasure trove of options, enabling them to meticulously evaluate each course to determine the ideal fit for the tournament. The availability of multiple options is a considerable advantage, ensuring that the event can be conducted under optimal conditions and meet the lofty expectations of participants and attendees.

Greg Long further explained, "The event is moving from the 3rd week of June. We are utilizing three separate weeks in both June and July to maximize our chances of discovering the perfect host location."

To determine the most suitable venue, several key factors are being carefully weighed:

Course Availability: Ensuring that the chosen golf course is available on the desired event date, whether in June or July.

Course Layout: Analyzing the layout of the golf course to ensure it provides a challenging yet equitable competition for participants.

Course Condition: Assessing the overall condition of the course, including fairways, greens, and bunkers, to meet the tournament's lofty standards.

Location: Considering the golf course's geographical location in relation to expected participants and attendees.

Size and Facilities: Evaluating the size and facilities of the golf course to accommodate the event's diverse needs.

Weather Considerations: Factoring in typical weather conditions during the proposed event date to minimize potential disruptions.

Local Support: Identifying nearby hotels, restaurants, and bars that can enhance the overall experience for participants and attendees. This includes hosting pre-event and post-event gatherings like the Welcome Player Meeting and Awards Presentation.

In other news, the highly anticipated 2024 Roster Worksheet is set to be published soon within the event notebook, with an estimated roster cap of 80 to 92 participants.

The ultimate date for the 2024 Carl Spackler Open remains contingent on the selection of the golf course, with several potential dates under consideration for the practice round. The Captains Club is actively soliciting proposals and intends to unveil the chosen date in early October. The flexibility to choose the date based on golf course availability empowers the organizers to unearth the most fitting location and ensure that the tournament unfolds under optimal conditions.

Golf enthusiasts and fervent supporters of the Carl Spackler Open can eagerly anticipate a November press conference on the Spackler News Network for the long-awaited venue announcement. This promises to be a momentous occasion for golf aficionados and participants alike as they await the revelation of where and when the 2024 Carl Spackler Open will take place.