CDGA Tournaments

  Illinois State Amateur Championship Qualifier

Effingham Country Club   Effingham, IL (Directions)
June 7, 2018
Entries Open: 1/22/2018 thru 5/16/2018
 Illinois State Amateur Championship Qualifier Details  
OVERVIEWThe entry fee for this qualifier is $175. If you qualify for the championship, there is no additional fee.
FORMAT 18-holes of stroke play qualifying.
FIELDLimited to 90 players at each qualifying site. The number of players at each site will determine the number of qualifying places.

You must qualify to have an opportunity to play in the Championship. The Championship week and eligibility is explained below.
TEE TIMESTee-times will be e-mailed and posted on the CDGA website 10-14 days prior to the event.
NOTESA contestant may only attempt to qualify at one site.
 Illinois State Amateur Championship Details  
FORMATThis is a 72-hole stroke play Championship taking place July 16-18. All players will play two days, with the low 35 and ties advancing to the final 36-holes.
ELIGIBILITY:Index Limit: max: 7.4   

The Championship is open to any amateur who is a current resident of Illinois, with a current handicap index not exceeding 7.4. The CDGA reserves the right to approve or reject any entry and extend special invitations.

Close Player Exemptions

Exemtption Classes
1. State Amateur Champion Prior to 1992 - Lifetime exemption
2. State Amateur Champion - Within Past 10 years
3. Previous Year Championship Low 20 Scores & Ties
4. Previous Year Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champion
5. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion
6. Previous Year Southern Illinois Golf Association (SIGA) Amateur Champion
7. Previous Year IJGA Chick Evans Junior Amateur Match Play Champion
8. Previous Year IJGA Illinois State Junior Amateur Champion
9. Previous Year Illinois Open Champion (if eligible)
10. Previous Year Semifinalists in the CDGA Amateur Championship (if eligible)
11. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year Points List - Top 10 & ties (if eligible)
12. Previous Year SIGA Points List - Top 3 on points list
13. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year (if eligible)
14. Current Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion (if eligible)
15. Current Year CDGA Mid-Amateur Champion (if eligible)
16. Current Year Host Site Selection

 Player  Exemption 
 Zach Barlow  2 
 Greg Bauman  4 
 Andrew Blackburn  3 
 Brandon Bullard  6 
 Zach Burry  3 
 Drake Bushong  10 
 Jackson Bussell  7 
 Mike Cushing  3 
 John Ehrgott  3,11,15 
 Jake Erickson  3 
 Michael Fastert  10,11 
 Patrick Flavin  2,3,9,11 
 Michael Fowler  12 
 Michael Fowler  3,12 
 Doug Ghim  11 
 Fj Hafner  16 
 Jordan Hahn  3 
 Nick Hardy  2 
 Blake Hilliard  3 
 Joel Hirsch  1 
 Tom Kearfott  5 
 Raymond Knoll  2 
 Derek Meinhart  3 
 Mike Milligan  1 
 Grant Milling  3 
 Todd Mitchell  3,11 
 Michael Mortell  1 
 Matthew Murlick  3 
 Charlie Netzel  3 
 Charlie Nikitas  3 
 Brendan O Reilly  8 
 Brian Ohr  3,11 
 David Perkins  3 
 Tom Portner  12 
 Quinlan Prchal  2,3 
 Andrew Price  11 
 Dave Ryan  11 
 Kyle Slattery  10 
 Chadd Slutzky  11 
  Tbd - Exemption  14 
  Tbd - Exemption  15 
  Tbd - Exemption  16 
 Charlie Waddell  11 
 Trent Wallace  3 
 Bryan Warren  12 
 Jackson Wetherbee  3 
FIELDThe Championship field will include exempt players and contestants who qualify from one of the qualifying sites.
STARTING TIMESTee-times for the Championship will be e-mailed and posted on the CDGA website when all qualifiers are completed.
PRIZESGift certificates will be awarded to the low 20 places - with a $750 gift certificate given to the champion.
TIESIn the event of a tie, there will be an immediate, three-hole, total-stroke playoff. If a tie remains, play will proceed on a sudden-victory basis. Should conditions not permit, the CDGA reserves the right to alter the playoff format.
RESTRICTIONS*Prohibiting Use of Motorized Transportation is in effect. (Model Local Rule G-6)
*Prohibiting Use of Certain Types of Shoes is in effect. (Model Local Rule G-7)

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