LOCAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER
The LPGA Amateurs Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind with more than 2400 members participating. Played in three stages, participation requires a USGA handicap and participation is limited to LPGA Amateurs' members.
Stages of the LPGA Amateur Championship
The Local Qualifier, an 18-hole local qualifying round currently held by each Chapter.
The Sectional Qualifier, Beavercreek Golf Club in Beavercreek, OH - July 13, registration deadline, June 27
The LPGA Amateur Championship Finals, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA, October 11 and 12, registration deadline September 15
Sunday, June 2, 2019
(Rain date June 9, 2019)
Tee times start at 1:00 pm - dinner and prizes will follow after the tournament
Ohio Prestwick Country Club
3751 Glen Eagles Blvd.
Uniontown, OH 44685
Course phone: 330-699-3991
$70 for Qualifier - includes golf, cart, dinner, and prizes
$65 for those who only want to play golf and not compete in Qualifier - includes golf, cart and dinner.
Only players competing in the Qualifier must register online with LPGA Amateurs Golf Association by May 15.
When attempting to register for any of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association events, please DO NOT attempt to sign in using the Golf Genius Sign In option. Please start out at the https://lpgaamateurs.com and login into Member Clubhouse, then click on MyEvents, or when viewing an event, click on the Register Now button (which will take you to the Member Clubhouse to sign in). When registering with LPGA Amateurs you will need to have your Handicap Index and GHIN.
Payment must be paid by May 15 (no exceptions) and payable and mailed to:
EWGA Canton Chapter, PO Box 36910, Canton, OH 44735
The LPGA Amateur Championship offers two different competitive formats: Stroke Play and Scramble. You select the format that best ﬁts your game, personality and skill level.
STROKE PLAY COMPETITION
Stroke play competitors play in one of ﬁve ﬂights at based upon their USGA Handicap Index. Handicaps over 40.4 are ineligible to play stroke play but can enter TEAM SCRAMBLE.
Flight Handicap Range
Championship 0.0 to 10.0
First 10.1 to 17.0
Second 17.1 to 24.0
Third 24.1 to 32.0
Fourth 32.1 to 40.4
First place low gross and first place low net winners in each of the flights will qualify to advance to the next stage of the competition. Additionally, recognition awards are given for the low gross and low net Senior players (55-69) and for the low gross and low net Super Senior players (70 and over).
Scramble teams consisting of four (4) women who meet the eligibility requirements to play in the LPGA Amateurs Championship. The team handicap will be determined using the Ambrose method - fifty percent of the average Course Handicap of the four players. 1st and 2nd place winners will advance to the next level of the competition.
TO QUALIFY, LPGA Amateur Golf Association MEMBERS MUST
• Follow the registration guidelines distributed by your local Chapter
• Be a female, LPGA Amateur Golf Association member in good standing*
• Have a veriﬁable USGA Handicap Index and have an equivalent of two 18-hole scores posted to your handicap record in the current year, prior to the handicap cut-off date for their respective Local Qualifier - May 15, 2019. If you currently do not have a handicap please email or call one of the qualifier contacts listed below.
• Be an amateur golfer as deﬁned by the USGA
*LPGA Amateur Golf Association Gender Policy applies
Direct questions and additional information to qualifier contacts:
330-630-0270 ext. 7471
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *NEWS FROM 2018
Canton Chapter Members Win FIRST PLACE at
2018 LPGA Amateur Cup National Championship