2018 Player of the Year Point Distribution

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Illinois State Championships


88th Illinois State Amateur Championship
July 17-19, Bloomington Country Club
(Bloomington)
CDGA Senior
Champion 400 325
Runner-Up 325 250
3rd Place 275 200
4th Place 250 175
5th Place 240 165
6th Place 230 155
7th Place 220 145
8th Place 210 135
9th Place 200 125
10th Place 190 115
11th Place 180 105
12th Place 170 95
13th Place 160 85
14th Place 150 75
15th Place 140 65
16th-20th Place 130 55
All Others Making the Cut 100 50

26th Illinois State Mid-Amateur Championship
August 27-28, Glen Oak Country Club
(Glen Ellyn)
CDGA Senior
Champion 300 250
Runner-Up 225 175
3rd Place 200 150
4th Place 175 125
5th Place 150 110
6th Place 140 100
7th Place 130 90
8th Place 120 80
9th Place 110 70
10th Place 100 60
11th-20th Place 70 50
All Others Making the Cut 50 40

32nd Illinois State Senior Amateur Championship
September 12-14, Riverside Golf Club
(North Riverside)
CDGA* Senior
Champion 125 300
Runner-Up 100 225
3rd Place 85 200
4th Place 75 175
5th Place 65 150
6th Place N/A 140
7th Place N/A 130
8th Place N/A 120
9th Place N/A 110
10th Place N/A 100
11th-20th Place N/A 70
All Others Making the Cut N/A 50

CDGA Championships


17th CDGA Senior Amateur Championship
May 14-17, Itasca Country Club
(Itasca)
CDGA* Senior
Champion 100 250
Runner-Up 75 175
Semifinalist 60 150
Quarterfinalist 45 125
Match Play Qualifier 35 100

4th CDGA Mid-Amateur Championship
May 21-23, Hinsdale Golf Club
(Clarendon Hills)
CDGA Senior
Champion 250 225
Runner-Up 175 150
Semifinalist 150 125
Quarterfinalist 125 75
Match Play Qualifier 100 50

99th CDGA Amateur Championship
June 18-21, Briarwood Country Club
(Deerfield)
CDGA Senior
Champion 350 300
Runner-Up 275 225
Semifinalist 200 150
Quarterfinalist 150 100
Match Play Qualifier 125 75

3rd CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Championship
August 13-16, Mistwood Golf Club
(Romeoville)
CDGA Senior^
Champion 150 125
Runner-Up 125 100
Semifinalist 100 75
Quarterfinalist 75 50
Match Play Qualifier 50 25

^ - Both players must be 55 or older to receive senior points from the CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Championship.

3rd CDGA Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championship
October 1-4, Indian Hill Club
(Winnetka)
CDGA* Senior
Champion N/A 150
Runner-Up N/A 125
Semifinalist N/A 100
Quarterfinalist N/A 75
Match Play Qualifier N/A 50

Non-CDGA Administered Illinois Championships


69th Illinois Open Championship
August 6-8, The Glen Club
(Glenview)
CDGA Senior
Champion 200 150
Runner-Up 150 100
3rd Place 100 75
4th Place 75 50
5th Place 50 25
6th-10th Place 40 15
11th-15th Place 30 10
Low Amateur# 50 50

Illinois Senior Open Championship
September 17-18, McHenry Country Club
(McHenry)
CDGA* Senior
Champion 125 150
Runner-Up 100 125
3rd Place 75 100
4th Place 50 75
5th Place 40 50
6th-10th Place 30 40
11th-15th Place 20 30
Low Amateur# 50 50

# - Player will receive the greater of low amateur points or the points earned by finishing position.

USGA Championships


U.S. Four-Ball CDGA Senior
Qualifier or Exempt to the Championship 50 50
Make the Cut at the Championship 50 50
First Round Match Win 25 25
Second Round Match Win 50 50
Third to Championship Round Match Win (per win) 75 75

U.S. Open Local CDGA Senior
Qualifier or Exempt 75 75

U.S. Open Sectional CDGA Senior
Qualifier or Exempt 150 100
Make the Cut at the Championship 250 200
Low Amateur 150 100
Win Championship 500 350

U.S. Senior Open CDGA* Senior
Qualifier or Exempt to the Championship 100 150
Make the Cut at the Championship 200 250
Low Amateur 100 150
Win Championship 350 500

U.S. Junior Amateur CDGA Senior
Qualifier or Exempt to the Championship 50 N/A
Make the Cut at the Championship 75 N/A
First Round Match Win 25 N/A
Second Round Match Win 50 N/A
Third to Championship Round Match Win (per win) 75 N/A

U.S. Amateur CDGA Senior
Qualifier or Exempt to the Championship 75 75
Make the Cut at the Championship 100 100
First Round Match Win 50 50
Second Round Match Win 75 75
Third to Championship Round Match Win (per win) 100 100

U.S. Senior Amateur CDGA* Senior
Qualifier or Exempt to the Championship 50 75
Make the Cut at the Championship 75 100
First Round Match Win 25 50
Second Round Match Win 50 75
Third to Championship Round Match Win (per win) 75 100

U.S. Mid-Amateur CDGA Senior
Qualifier or Exempt to the Championship 75 50
Make the Cut at the Championship 100 75
First Round Match Win 50 25
Second Round Match Win 75 50
Third to Championship Round Match Win (per win) 100 75

* - The maximum number of points a player can earn from SENIOR events toward the CDGA Player of the Year is 300.