CDGA Tournaments

  98th CDGA Amateur Championship

Briar Ridge Country Club   Schererville, IN (Directions)
June 27-30, 2017
Entries Open: 1/16/2017 thru 5/9/2017
Entry Fee: $175.00
Qualifiers: May 30 - Midlothian Country Club   (Directions)
May 31 - Stonebridge Country Club   (Directions)
June 5 - Ravinia Green Country Club   (Directions)
June 7 - University Of Illinois Golf Course   (Directions)
FORMAT36-hole stroke play qualifying on Monday to determine the low 16 advancing to match play. Match play will be conducted Tuesday-Thursday (All matches are 18 holes with the exception of the Championship match, which is 36 holes).
ELIGIBILITY:Index Limit: max: 5.4   

The Championship is open to any active CDGA Member with a handicap index not exceeding 5.4. The CDGA reserves the right to approve or reject any entry, and extend special invitations.

All players who wish to play in the CDGA Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify at one of the following sites: Midlothian CC, Stonebridge CC, Ravinia Green CC, University of Illinois GC (Orange).
Close Player Exemptions

Exemtption Classes
1. CDGA Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous year Quarterfinalist from the Championship
3. Previous Year Illinois State Amateur Champion
4. Previous Year Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champion
5. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion
6. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year - Top 6 & Ties (if eligible)
7. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year
8. Current Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion
9. Current Year CDGA Mid-Amateur Champion
10. Current Year Host Site Exemption

 Player  Exemption 
 Vance Antoniou  8 
 Alex Burge  1 
 Jordan Fahel  1 
 Nick Hardy  3,6 
 Tim Hoss Jr.  2 
 Todd Mitchell  2,4,6 
 Kyle Nathan  2 
 Andrew Price  1,2,6 
 Robert Renner Jr.  2 
 Dave Ryan  5,7 
 Steve Sawtell  2,6 
 Paul Schlimm, Jr.  2 
 Tim Sheppard  6 
 Kyle Slattery  2 
 Chadd Slutzky  6,9 
 Terry Werner  10 
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 10-14 days prior to the event.
PRIZESGift certificates will be awarded to all players who make match play - with a $750 gift certificate given to the champion.
TIESA sudden victory format will be used to break all ties for the final qualifying places of match play. In the event a match ends in a tie, play will proceed on a sudden victory basis.
RESTRICTIONS*Motorized transportation is prohibited by player and caddie in all stages of the championship.
*Non-metal spike policy is in effect at all stages of the championship.
ADDITIONAL INFO:Players may use Distance Measuring Devices in all CDGA qualifiers and championships.

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