Championship Exemptions

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2019 100TH CDGA AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Alex Burge  1 
 2.  Drake Bushong  1 
 3.  John Ehrgott  6 
 4.  Jake Erickson  9 
 5.  Jordan Fahel  1 
 6.  Jordan Hahn  3,6 
 7.  Mike Henry  6 
 8.  Brad Kay  8 
 9.  Grant Milling  2 
 10.  Michael Mounce  2 
 11.  David Perkins  1,2,6 
 12.  Andrew Price  1,2,6 
 13.  Dave Ryan  6 
 14.  Drew Shepherd  2 
 15.  Tim Sheppard  5,7,8 
 16.  Kyle Slattery  2 
 17.  Chadd Slutzky  2 
 18.  Logan Stauffer  4,6 
 19.  Trent Wallace  2,6 
 20.  John Wright  10 
Exemption Class Codes
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

2019 5TH CDGA MID-AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Mid-Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  John Ehrgott  1,2,6 
 2.  Jonathan Gerrard  9 
 3.  Grant Goltz  2 
 4.  Mike Henry  6 
 5.  Blake Johnson  2 
 6.  Brad Kay  8 
 7.  Mike King  2 
 8.  K.c. Matkaitis  2 
 9.  Grant Milling  6 
 10.  Jeff Niepagen  2 
 11.  Andrew Price  6 
 12.  Glenn Przybylski  2 
 13.  Dave Ryan  6 
 14.  Tim Sheppard  5,7 
 15.  Chadd Slutzky  1 
 16.  Logan Stauffer  4,6 
 17.  John Wright  2 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Mid-Amateur Champions (Match Play) - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Quarterfinalist from the Championship (Match Play)
3. Previous Year Illinois State Amateur Champion (if eligible)
4. Previous Year Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champion (if eligible)
5. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion (if eligible)
6. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year - Top 6 & Ties (who are eligible)
7. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of Year
8. Previous Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion
9. Current Year Host Site Exemption

2019 18TH CDGA SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Senior Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Vance Antoniou  1 
 2.  Roger Cole  5 
 3.  Mark Esposito  4 
 4.  David Feder  4 
 5.  John Finnin  4 
 6.  Tom Fox  2 
 7.  Steven Jacobs  2,4 
 8.  Mike Karney  2,4 
 9.  Brad Kay  1,2,4 
 10.  Tom Kearfott  2,3,4 
 11.  Tom Miler  2 
 12.  Ted Pecora  2,4 
 13.  Dave Ryan  1,3,4 
 14.  Tim Sheppard  2,3,4 
 15.  Terry Werner  1 
 16.  Ed Whitaker  3 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Quarterfinalist from the Championship
3. Illinois State Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
4. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year Points - Top 10 & Ties (if eligible)
5. Current Year host site exemption

2019 89TH ILLINOIS STATE AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the Illinois State Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Anthony Albano, Jr.  3 
 2.  Ethan Brue  3 
 3.  Varun Chopra  3 
 4.  John Ehrgott  3,11 
 5.  Jake Erickson  15 
 6.  Patrick Flavin  2 
 7.  Michael Fowler  12 
 8.  Max Golding  7 
 9.  Daniel Gorman  3 
 10.  Jordan Hahn  2,11 
 11.  Jordan Harre  3 
 12.  Mike Henry  3,11 
 13.  Joel Hirsch  1 
 14.  Raymond Knoll  2 
 15.  Jack Korzon  3 
 16.  Tommy Kuhl  3,8 
 17.  Grant Milling  11 
 18.  Michael Mortell  1 
 19.  Matthew Murlick  3 
 20.  Charlie Nikitas  3 
 21.  Brian Ohr  3 
 22.  David Perkins  10,11 
 23.  Quinlan Prchal  2,3 
 24.  Andrew Price  11 
 25.  Dave Ryan  11 
 26.  Drew Shepherd  3,10 
 27.  Tim Sheppard  5,13,14 
 28.  Blair Skarin  16 
 29.  Kyle Slattery  3,10 
 30.  Logan Stauffer  3,4,11 
 31.  Trent Wallace  3,10,11 
 32.  Bryan Warren  12 
 33.  Eric Wessel  3 
 34.  Zach Williams  6,12 
 35.  Parker Wisdom  3 
 36.  John Wright  11 
 37.  Rob Wuethrich  3 
Exemption Class Codes
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

2019 27TH ILLINOIS STATE MID-AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the Illinois State Mid-Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Greg Bauman  1 
 2.  Riley Bauman  2 
 3.  Matt Considine  2 
 4.  Mike Cushing  2 
 5.  John Ehrgott  2,5 
 6.  Jake Erickson  2,6,8 
 7.  Mike Henry  2,5 
 8.  Zach Jecklin  2,8 
 9.  Blake Johnson  2 
 10.  Grant Milling  2,5 
 11.  Todd Mitchell  1,2 
 12.  Mike O’connell  2 
 13.  Matt Patterson  10 
 14.  Andrew Price  1,2,5 
 15.  Bradley Rendell  2 
 16.  Dave Ryan  5 
 17.  Corbin Sebens  2 
 18.  Tim Sheppard  3,4,8,9 
 19.  Dustin Sloat  2 
 20.  Chadd Slutzky  1 
 21.  Logan Stauffer  1,2,5,6 
 22.  Rick Stewart  2,8 
 23.  Cody Sundberg  2 
 24.  Andrew Vitt  2 
 25.  Eric Wessel  7 
 26.  John Wright  2 
Exemption Class Codes
1. Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Championship – Low 20 Scores & Ties
3. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion
4. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year (if eligible)
5. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year - Top 6 & Ties (who are eligible)
6. Current Year Illinois State Amateur Championship - Top 10 & Ties (if eligible)
7. Current Year Semifinalist in the CDGA Amateur Championship (if eligible)
8. Current Year Semifinalist CDGA Mid-Amateur Championship (if eligible)
9. Current Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion (if eligible)
10. Current Year Host Site Exemption

2019 33RD ILLINOIS STATE SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the Illinois State Senior Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Vance Antoniou  2 
 2.  Danny Brown  3 
 3.  Dan Caporusso  6 
 4.  Gary Conte  6 
 5.  Tom Destefani  3 
 6.  Mark Esposito  3 
 7.  John Finnin  3 
 8.  David Glass  3 
 9.  Ed Grom  3 
 10.  Murphy Hart  5 
 11.  Jeff Holmgaard  3 
 12.  Steven Jacobs  3 
 13.  Mike Karney  3 
 14.  Brad Kay  2,3,4 
 15.  Tom Kearfott  1,3,4 
 16.  Kevin Krople  3 
 17.  Donald Langland  3 
 18.  John Madden  3 
 19.  Doug Mccoy  3,6 
 20.  Tim Melas  7 
 21.  Ted Pecora  3,4 
 22.  Dave Ryan  1,2,4 
 23.  Randall Schwartz  3 
 24.  Cory Scott  3 
 25.  Tim Sheppard  1,3,4,6 
 26.  Craig Sopko  3 
 27.  Dan Warren  3 
 28.  Ed Whitaker  1,3 
Exemption Class Codes
1. Illinois State Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. CDGA Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years (if eligible)
3. Previous Year Championship – Low 20 Scores & Ties
4. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year Points - Top 5 & Ties (if eligible)
5. Previous Year Southern Illinois Golf Association Senior Player of the Year
6. Current Year Semifinalist in the CDGA Senior Amateur Championship (if eligible)
7. Current Year Host Site Exemption

2019 4TH CDGA AMATEUR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 TeamExemption
 1.  Jason Buffone & Edward Roderique  2 
 2.  Brian Hickey & Ryan Neill  2 
 3.  Michael Natale & Steve Sawtell  1,2 
 4.  Graham O’connor-Brooks & Michael Fastert  2 
 5.  John Ramsey & Chadd Slutzky  1 
 6.  Mark Roche & Justin Smith  3 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Semifinalist from the Championship
3. Current Year Host Site Exemption