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Official Rules

Golfballs.com Win a Trip to Ireland to Play Golf with Shane Lowry Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER, PARTICIPATE, OR WIN. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant ("Entrant") fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and decisions of Administrator which are final and binding and made in its sole discretion. Void where prohibited.

SWEEPSTAKES:

The Sweepstakes consists of a chance for a winner and his/her guest to receive one (1) round of golf with Shane Lowry at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland, (2) additional rounds of golf at courses to be determined, (4) nights hotel accommodations, roundtrip airfare and transportation to/from hotel, golf course, and airport included. The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws.

PROMOTION NAME:

Golfballs.com Win a Trip to Ireland to Play Golf with Shane Lowry Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes").

PROMOTION PERIOD:

The Sweepstakes runs from March 24, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. Central ("CT") and end on July 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CT ("Promotion Period"). Administrator is the official timekeeper for purposes of the Sweepstakes.

ADMINISTRATOR:

Golfballs.com, Inc. ("Administrator").

SPONSORS:

Golfballs.com, Inc., Roger Cleveland Golf Company Inc., National Golf Foundation, GOLFNOW and Carr Golf (collectively "Sponsors").

ELIGIBILITY:

Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older and the age of majority in applicable jurisdiction as of the date of entry. Employees, directors, officers, agents, representatives and their immediate family members (including spouses, parents, children and their respective spouses) and household members (whether related or not) of Sponsors and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies involved in the design, implementation, or execution of the Sweepstakes (the "Promotional Parties") are not eligible to enter or win.

HOW TO ENTER:

Limit one (1) entry per person per email address per day during the Promotion Period.

To enter the Sweepstakes and receive one (1) entry during the Promotion Period, visit www.golfballs.com/shane-lowry-sweepstakes.html and complete the online entry form by providing your email address and zip code. Limit one (1) online entry per person per email address per day.

PRIZE DRAWING/ODDS OF WINNING AVAILABLE PRIZES:

Shane Lowry Prize: On or about July 16, 2020, Administrator shall select one (1) potential winner in a random drawing of all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The Shane Lowry Prize ("Prize") is comprised of: Roundtrip coach airfare for winner and one (1) approved guest to Ireland from a gateway airport near winner's residence, one (1) round of golf with Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush Golf Club, two (2) additional rounds of golf at a golf course(s) to be determined by Administrator in it its sole discretion, and four (4) nights hotel accommodations to be determined by Administrator in its sole discretion (transportation to/from hotel, golf course, and airport included). (Total Approximate Retail Value (with variances dependent on travel): $6,000 USD. Actual value may vary depending on winner's residence, airfare fluctuations and/or other factors. Any difference between the stated ARV and actual value will not be awarded). The round of golf at Royal Portrush Golf Club is subject to the availability of Shane Lowry. If the Prize is not provided within one (1) year due to unavailability as a result of unforeseen events, a $2,000 alternative prize or similar equivalent will be provided in Administrator's sole discretion. In the event Shane Lowry is unavailable, Prize winner shall be awarded all other Prize components and shall receive $500 in lieu of playing one (1) round of golf with Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush Golf Club. Moreover, Winner may choose an alternate cash prize of $2,000 in lieu of the Prize as described above. Winner and his/her guest must commence and complete travel on the dates identified by Administrator. Guest must travel with Winner, and be 18 years of age or older or, in the case of a minor over the age of 13, the child or dependent of the Winner. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the Winner.

Selected Entrant will be notified by email. Sweepstakes Prize winner must respond within three (3) days of attempted notification to claim the Prize. Prize Winner will be required to furnish valid proof of age in a form prescribed by Administrator (for example, a copy of a valid driver's license, birth certificate or passport) within seven (7) days of notification along with notarized Affidavit of Eligibility form. Prize winner's guest must sign Publicity Release/Release of Liability Form prior to traveling. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

If winner is not available on dates proposed by Administrator, Prize will be forfeited in its entirety and awarded (time permitting) to an alternate winner in a random drawing from among the remaining entries received. Administrator will determine exact dates, airline and flight itinerary at its sole discretion. Winner and his/her guest must travel together. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of cancellation or delay of any flight. All details of travel and accommodation are subject to availability. Lodging and air transportation cannot be used separately. Travel and hotel stay are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by the airline carrier(s) and hotel(s) of Administrator's choice. Administrator and/or Sponsors shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or flight substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), accommodation provider(s), or any other persons or companies providing any of these services and accommodations. Administrator and/or Sponsors shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage. Winner and his/her guest are responsible for obtaining any valid documentation necessary for travel (Passport), and each is responsible for his or her own travel insurance should they desire same. The Prize consists only of the items described above. All expenses not expressly stated in the Prize description above as being included in the Prize, including, without limitation, meals, tips, souvenirs and hotel incidentals, are the responsibility solely of the winner. Use of Prize is conditioned upon winner and his/her guests conducting themselves at all times in a socially responsible, respectful and appropriate manner; should winner and/or his/her guests fail to do so, Prize may be immediately terminated and Administrator and/or Sponsors may pursue other legal sanctions against the winner and/or his/her guest, as applicable. Further travel and/or accommodations restrictions may apply.

POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER MAY BE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY ADMINISTRATOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. Potential winner may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the "Affidavit") by the date specified by Administrator, or an alternate potential winner may be selected. In the event: (a) potential winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted or the potential winner notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable; (b) potential winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the Prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the Prize, (e) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes and an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Administrator's sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Administrator reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of alternate potential winner, if any.

Administrator reserves the right to conduct a background check of any criminal records of any Prize winner and his/her guests. To the extent necessary and permitted by law, Prize winner and his/her guests shall authorize this background check. Administrator reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify Prize winner and/or his/her guests based on the background check. Winner also accepts sole responsibility for any miscellaneous costs relating to acceptance of Prize.

PUBLICITY RELEASE; USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Except where prohibited or restricted by law, Winner's acceptance of Prize constitutes the Winner's agreement and consent for Administrator and Sponsors and any of its designees to use and/or publish Winner's full name, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses (including but not limited to the photo), pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by Winner and his/her guest regarding the Sweepstakes or Administrator and/or Sponsors, including Winner and guests acceptance of and use of the Prize, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Administrator and/or Sponsors, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval.

By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants will be sharing their personal information with Administrator and Sponsors and its advertising and marketing partners. Personal information collected by Administrator and Sponsors will be used for administration of the Sweepstakes and awarding the Prize. In addition, by entering, Entrants agree to Sponsors' use of Entrant's personal information as described their respective privacy policies at https://www.golfballs.com/Privacy-Policy.html, https://www.clevelandgolf.com/en/privacy-policy.html, https://www.ngf.org/privacy-policy/, https://www.nbcuniversal.com/privacy, https://www.carrgolf.com/privacy-policy. Please refer to Sponsors' privacy policies for important information regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Sponsors. Sponsors are not responsible for disclosures made by any third party. Entrants may subsequently opt-out of receiving further emails as set forth in Sponsors' privacy policies.

GENERAL TERMS:

Entrants may only use one (1) email address to enter the Sweepstakes. Entrants are not permitted to share the same email address with another Entrant. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will be void and your entries and you will be disqualified. Use of any automated system to enter is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Administrator/Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries all of which will be ineligible to win a Prize. In the event of a dispute as to any Entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners of any Prize may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder to be awarded the Prize. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsors and will not be returned or cancelled. Prizes will be awarded in the name of the winner. Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Administrator - including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): for the purposes of verifying an individual's eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes; and/or for any other reason the Administrator deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering a Sweepstakes in accordance with these Official Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Administrator in a timely manner may result in disqualification. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is prohibited. By entering and/or participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors and the Promotion Parties, and their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members, successors, agents and assigns (collectively the "Released Parties") with respect to the Sweepstakes or the use of any Prize awarded. By accepting Prize, winner consents to the use of his/her name, photograph, video, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet and/or World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval, except where prohibited by law. No substitution or transfer of Prize by winner permitted. Administrator will report value of Prize as required by law. Prize winner will be issued an applicable IRS tax form for the ARV of the Prize. All federal, state, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. Administrator and Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, garbled, damaged, or misdirected entries or entries not received by the entry deadline. All materials submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute Prize with one of equal or greater value. The Released Parties are not responsible for the quality or utility of any prize or any portion of prize. Administrator makes no warranty with respect to any portion of prize. Winner accepts the inherently dangerous nature and risk using a prize, including personal injury and/or death, and he/she assumes the risk of such factors and occurrences and agrees that the Administrator and Released Parties shall not be in any way responsible for any resulting personal injury, bodily injury, death, damages and/or loss. Administrator and the Released Parties are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prizes or in the administration of this Sweepstakes. Administrator reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without advance notice in any manner and due to an unforeseen event that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules, including a force majeure event. In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Administrator reserves the right to select winner 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.

GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTES:

Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in a Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of JAMS and held at the JAMS regional office nearest the Entrant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than Entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in the Sweepstakes), and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or 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.

For California residents: Entrants are advised that California Civil Code § 1542 provides that: A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and the Administrator and Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.

WINNER LIST:

For Golfballs.com Win a Trip to Ireland to Play Golf with Shane Lowry Sweepstakes results, send a self-addressed stamped envelope with the subject line of "Winner's List - Shane Lowry Sweepstakes" to: Golfballs.com, Inc., 126 Arnould Blvd., Lafayette, LA 70506. Requests for the Winner's List must be received by September 17, 2020.

Questions?

For questions regarding the Sweepstakes, please email Administrator at johnny@golfballs.com.

Last Updated: 2020-04-09