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WSGA Senior Men’s Amateur Championship



WSGA Senior Men’s Amateur Championship
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Senior Men's Amateur and Super Senior Men's Amateur Championships are run concurrently.

Date: September 24-26, 2019

Location: Lake Spanaway Golf Course, Tacoma, Wash.


Lodging: WSGA Rewards offer large discounts on hotel bookings for all WSGA members.


CHAMPIONSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility: Entries are open to amateur golfers who: (a) are members in good standing of a WSGA member club; (b) meet the age requirements, and (c) have an active GHIN number and USGA Handicap Index, issued by a WSGA member club, not exceeding 12.4 at the time of entry.

Age: Senior Amateur entrants must be 55 years of age or older by September 24, 2019.

Handicap Limit: 12.4

Format: 54-hole Individual Stroke Play Competition (gross only). The Senior Amateur and Super Senior Amateur Championships will be run concurrently from a separate set of tees. In the event of a tie for the gross championship, the winner will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole playoff.

Field Limit: Each field will be comprised of the lowest USGA Handicap Indexes at the close of entry, in addition to exemptions, listed on the back of this form. The field limit is 60 for the Senior Men's Amateur and 30 for the Super Senior Men's Amateur. Since both championships will run concurrently, the WSGA reserves the right to increase either field limit to reach a full field of 90.

Entry Fee: $205

Cart Fee: $45 per rider. Includes all three rounds and must be paid during registration. Spectator carts will not be permitted.

Entry Deadline: September 3, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. (PDT)

Entry Includes: Three rounds of championship play, one hosted practice round, warm up range balls, tee prize, lunch following final round play, Kusak crystal for top finishers, and a merchandise payout ($4,00 based on a full field).

Stroke Limit: Players must return a score within 15 strokes of the course rating in at least one of the rounds. Failure to do so will disqualify the player from entering the WSGA Senior Men's  Amateur for a minimum of one year.


WSGA Performance Points: Awarded to Champion (60 pts.), Runner-Up (35 pts.), Top-5 (20 pts.), and Top-10 (10 pts.) finishers in the Senior Amateur Championship.


Exemptions 

  • Champion earns an exemption onto the 2019 Senior Amateur Hudson Cup Team being played at Arrowhead Golf Club in Molalla, Ore. on October 17-18, 2019.
  • Champions earn an exemption into the 11th Annual WSGA Senior Champion of Champions to be played at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash. in April of 2020.
  • Champion earns an exemption into the 56th PNGA Senior Men's Amateur Championship to be played in June of 2020.
  • Champion earns an exemption into the 34th WSGA Senior Men's Amateur Championship to be played in September of 2020.

 

Past Champions

Senior Championship

Year Venue Champion
2018 Port Ludlow Golf Club Tom Brandes
2017 Sunland Golf & Country Club Jim McNelis
2016 Wine Valley Golf Club Brad Karns
2015 Canterwood Golf & Country Club Bob Burton
2014 The Cedars at Dungeness Tom Brandes
2013 Everett Golf and Country Club Tom Brandes
2012 The Home Course Tom Brandes
2011 Bellingham Golf and Country Club Tom Brandes
2010 Mill Creek Country Club Keith Crimp
2009 Wenatchee Golf and Country Club Larry Daniels
2008 Oakbrook Golf and Country Club Kent Brown
2007 Circling Raven Golf Club Dick Bingham
2006 Spokane Country Club Dick Bingham
2005 Sunland Golf and Country Club Roy Niznik
2004 Port Ludlow Golf Club Fred Urquhart
2003 Whidbey Golf and Country Club Jeff Remington
2002 Fircrest Golf Club Roy Niznik
2001 Manito Golf and Country Club Dr. John Harbottle
2000 Canterwood Golf and Country Club Bruce Richards
1999 Loomis Trail Golf Club Dr. John Harbottle
1998 Tacoma Country and Golf Club Rick Weihe
1997 Port Ludlow Golf Club Bill Gundersen
1996 Spokane Country Club Dr. John Harbottle
1995 Broadmoor Golf Club Dr. John Harbottle
1994 Overlake Golf and Country Club Bill Gundersen
1993 Seattle Golf Club Bill Gundersen
1992 Alderbrook Golf and Yacht Club John Tuft
1991 Dungeness Golf and Country Club Wayne Samples
1990 Rainier Golf and Country Club Gerald Fehr
1989 Everett Golf and Country Club Dr. Robert Jacobs
1988 Glendale Country Club Dr. John Harbottle
1987 Olympia Country and Golf Club George Holland

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