At the time of registration for a championship, a player must have an active GHIN number on file at a member golf club of the South Dakota Golf Association that offers the GHIN Service to all its members; AND
At the time of registration for a championship, a player must have posted a minimum of five (5) 18-hole scores in the previous 12 months at the South Dakota golf club in which he/she lists on the tournament application where his/her GHIN number is active.
Players must be 14 years of age by the first day of competition. The 120-player field will be selected as follows (if qualified applicant received by deadline): (A) Past SDGA Men’s Amateur champions from 2000-2014; (B) Low 50 finishers and ties from 2014 Men’s Amateur Championship; (C) Top 10 finishers and ties from 2015 Two-Man Championship regardless of flight; (D) Top 16 finishers from 2015 Men’s Match Play Championship; (E) Top 10 finishers and ties from 2015 Men’s Mid-Amateur and 2014 Men’s Senior championships regardless of flight; (F) 2015 SDGA Junior and Adult-Junior champions; (G) 2014 SoDak Cup team members; (H) Top 5 finishers and ties from 2014 Mid-Amateur Two-Man Championship regardless of flight; (I) Top 3 finishers and ties from 2014 Senior Two-Man Championship regardless of flight; (J) Qualifiers and alternates from 2015 local qualifying for U.S. Open and 2015 U.S. Amateur championships; (K) 2014 Class AA and Class A boys high school golf individual champions and 2015 Class B boys high school individual champion.
The SDGA reserves the right to offer a limited number of special exemptions to players not meeting any of the above criteria.
All other entrants will participate in an 18-hole qualifying round Thursday, August 6 at Broadland Creek GC beginning at 8 a.m. if the total number of entries exceeds 144.
If the total number of entries does not exceed 144, there will be no qualifying round and all qualified applicants will be accepted.
Players play in the same groupings the first two days and the field is flighted after Day 2 scores with low 24 and ties making up the Championship Flight.
A block of rooms has been set aside at The Crossroads Hotel & Huron Event Center for August 6-7-8. This block will be available until July 22nd, 2015. Please mention you are competing in the SDGA Amateur Championship when booking.
The Crossroads Hotel; 100 4th Street NW; Huron, SD 57350. 1 (605) 352-3204.
ADDITIONAL HOTEL INFORMATION:
Best Western- Huron; (605)352-2000; 2000 Dakota Ave. S.; Huron, SD