Rules

GolfNow Play Ireland with Graeme Sweepstakes

Official Rules

May 19, 2015 — August 17, 2015

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The Play Ireland with Graeme ("Sweepstakes") will begin on May 19, 2015 at 12:01 A.M. ET and end on August 17, 2015 at 11:59 P.M. ET ("Sweepstakes Period"). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time ("ET"). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to (i) permanent, legal United States ("U.S.") residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands and other United States territories), and (ii) permanent, legal Canadian residents who are physically residing in Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include GolfNow, LLC, NBCUniversal Media LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, (collectively, "Sponsors"), and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period visit GolfNow.com/PlayIrelandWithGraeme (the "Website"), and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, email address, country and zip/postal code ("Entry").

All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged.

You may enter once per day during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified. Entries must be received before August 17, 2015 at 11:59 P.M. ET to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.

BONUS SUBMISSIONS: You may receive bonus submissions the following three (3) ways:

Twitter: After you register on the Website, you may click on the tweet button to tweet about the Promotion. You will receive one (1) bonus submission and you may perform this action one (1) time per day.

Tell a friend: During the Promotion Period, you will receive a unique URL that you can forward to a family member or friend. You will receive one (1) bonus submission if your family member or friend enters the sweepstakes. Limit: One (1) bonus submission during the Promotion Period.

Click on a link: During the Promotion Period, you will be invited to click a link to either the iPhone App Store or the Google Play Store to earn one (1) bonus submission. Limit: One (1) bonus submission during the Promotion Period for clicking on one (1) of the links.

INSTANT WIN GAME: Two hundred (200) random, computer-generated winning times, one for each prize listed below, will be generated by representatives of Sponsors during the Promotion Period. If you are the first player to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the randomly generated times, you will be a potential instant winner ("Instant Winner") of the prize indicated.

PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from GolfNow, LLC and selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from GolfNow, LLC or our partners, please go to our privacy policy, located at http://www.nbcuniversal.com/privacy/, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy and follow the procedures indicated. Canadian entrants are advised that their personal information will be stored on servers located in the United States.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about August 19, 2015, one (1) potential grand prize winner ("Grand Prize Winner") will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner at the email address submitted at the time of entry. Sponsors may share potential Winner’s name and contact information with Sweepstakes Entities and/or any prize provider, as applicable, if necessary. Potential Grand Prize Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, "Sweepstakes Documents") within seven (7) business days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Grand Prize Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Grand Prize Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (as defined below) or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Grand Prize Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries.

If a potential Grand Prize Winner is a Canadian resident, before being declared an actual Grand Prize Winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered as part of the Grand Prize Winner's prize winning eligibility affidavit/release which must be signed and returned along with any other documents required by the Sponsors, as applicable) within ten (10) days of it having been sent to a potential Grand Prize Winner.

Instant Winner and Grand Prize Winner may be referred to "Winner" or "Winners".

GRAND PRIZE: There will be one (1) grand prize ("Grand Prize") awarded to the Grand Prize Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize will consist of a trip for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest ("Guest") to Ireland ("Trip"). Trip includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near Grand Prize Winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Ireland; seven (7) nights' accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); a rental car for length of stay (make and model of rental car determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) ("Rental Car"); two (2) tickets to the 2016 Irish Open ("Open"); one (1) round of golf for two (2) at a golf course as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; one (1) round of golf for two (2) will be played with Graeme McDowell at another golf course as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; Srixon/Cleveland Golf apparel and clubs for two (2); and spending cash.
Prize elements will be awarded "as it" with no warranty or guaranty either express or implied by Sponsors.

Estimated Retail Value ("ERV") of Grand Prize is twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). Actual Retail Value ("ARV") of Prize may vary. If Prize includes a Trip, ARV may vary based on, among other things, availability, existing rates at time of booking, dates of travel, and point of departure. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded. For any Prize with an ARV of six hundred dollars ($600) or greater, Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Grand Prize Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won (n/a if Grand Prize Winner is a Canadian resident).

All details of Grand Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Grand Prize Winner must be able to travel on or around May 20, 2016 through June 5, 2016 (or on such other dates designated by Sponsors). The Trip awarded to the Grand Prize Winner must be taken within dates provided by the Sponsors or the Prize will be forfeited. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsors’ agent, on a carrier of Sponsors’ choice. Certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Sponsors have the right in their sole discretion to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on Grand Prize Winner’s place of residence. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary, including the same departure date, destination and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Prize. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the Trip. Sponsors are not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. All travel and lodging will be at the risk of Grand Prize Winner and Guest. Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and costs associated with acceptance and/or use of Prize not specifically stated herein as being awarded, including, without limitation any and all taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize, travel insurance, ground transportation (other than as described above), security and airport fees, taxes, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs. Sponsors shall have the right, but not the obligation, to make any deductions and withholdings that Sponsors deem necessary or desirable under applicable federal, state and local tax laws, rules, regulations, codes or ordinances. Rental Car is subject to terms and regulations of rental agency. Grand Prize Winner must show valid U.S./Canadian driver’s license when redeeming Rental Car. If Grand Prize Winner does not meet the requirements for the Rental Car portion of the Prize, that portion of the Prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must obey all rules and regulations at each golf course.

Sponsors shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Date and/or time of Open is subject to change. Open is subject to cancellation. If Grand Prize Winner chooses to attend the Open with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors’ Prize obligation to Grand Prize Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest, if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, where legal, publicity releases (collectively, "Guest Documents"), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited. If any Guest is a minor, Grand Prize Winner must be such minor’s parent or legal guardian and must execute and return the Guest Documents on such minor’s behalf.

Instant Win Game Prizes: There will be fifty (50) first prizes ("First Prizes", each a "First Prize") given in the Instant Win Games. Each First Prize consists of a fifty US dollar ($50) Srixon/Cleveland Golf credit in a promotional code ("Promotional Code"). Actual retail value ("ARV") of each First Prize is $50 USD. There will be fifty (50) second prizes ("Second Prizes", each a "Second Prize"). Each Second Prize consists of a forty US dollar ($40) Srixon/Cleveland Golf Promotional Code. ARV of each Second Prize is: $40 USD. There will be one hundred (100) third prizes ("Third Prizes", each a Third Prize"). Each Third Prize consists of a 25% off coupon to Srixon/Cleveland Golf. Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize depend on the number of Instant Win prizes available divided by the number of eligible Instant Win Game plays. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game prize per person.

Terms and conditions of Promotional Code and coupons apply. Promotional cards are one-time use on products at Shop.Srixon.com and Shop.ClevelandGolf.com for U.S. and Canadian customers only. Cards have no cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Actual Retail Value (ARV) of Instant Win prizes: $ 4,500 USD.

CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, "Released Parties") from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the or Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties 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 Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other "force majeure" event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

DISPUTES: The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. (however, the laws of Canada shall apply vis-à-vis any Entrant who is resident in Canada as will the laws of any Canadian Province or Canadian municipality that apply to any respective Canadian Entrant and notwithstanding anything contained in this paragraph where a Canadian Entrant is involved the courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any matter relating to such person). If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof ("JAMS Rules"). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of the Winners, after August 25, 2015, visit GolfNow.com/Winner or write to Golf Channel, at 7580 Golf Channel Drive, Orlando, FL 32819