Women’s Amateur & Mid-Amateur Championships
85th Women’s Amateur & 13th Mid Amateur Championship
July 17-19, 2023
The Club at Porto Cima
Sunrise Beach, MO
Entries are open to female amateur golfers who play at clubs or courses who are members of the Missouri Golf Association. Must have a current USGA Handicap Index from an authorized USGA club.
Must be an individual member in good standing in the Association.
Must own, rent or lease property in the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas prior to the first day of the tournament.
Student entrants: Must attend an educational institution in the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas. If attending an educational institution outside the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas, their parent(s) or guardian(s) must own, rent or lease property in the State of Missouri or Johnson County, Kansas as their primary residence prior to the first day of the tournament.
Must have a current USGA Handicap Index (Hdcp/I) from an authorized USGA club.
Entries are subject to rejection at any time by the MGA. The reason for rejection may include unbecoming conduct or improper dress.
All entrants must adhere to The Rules of Amateur Status as specified by the USGA.
This is a fifty-four (54) hole stroke play competition.
The MGA Women’s Amateur Champion shall be the player with the lowest fifty-four (54) hole total score.
The MGA Women’s Mid-Amateur Champion (player must be over the age of 25) shall be the player with the lowest fifty-four (54) hole total score.
Any contestant may compete for the title of MGA Amateur and Mid-Amateur Champion and play from the Championship division course OR forfeit the right to compete for the title of MGA Amateur Champion and Mid-Amateur Champion and play the Open Division course. However, a contestant with a Hdcp/I of 7.9 and below must compete in the Championship Division. Any contestant with a handicap index of 8 or above can choose to play in the Open Divisions. (A player’s handicaps will be calculated 7 days prior to the first day of the tournament)
The three-day low gross score shall determine the Amateur Champion and the Mid-Amateur Champion (25+). Committee Procedures-part III Competitions-Section 5 Before the Competition-5A Setting the terms of the Competition-5A(6) How ties will be decided. Or short, Committee Procedures Part III Section 5A(6).
A player can choose to play in the Open Amateur Division, Open Mid-Amateur Division (25+)
Open Divisions will be flighted and paired based on 36 hole scores for the final round. If a number of entrants dictate flights.
Entry Deadline: 7 days before the start date
Entries must be correctly completed, including mandatory Hdcp/I information.
Entry fees shall be refunded less a $30.00 administrative fee, if withdrawal occurs prior to the entry deadline stated above, or if the field is full on the first day of play. If the field is not full, there shall be no refund for a withdrawal made after the Entry Deadline.
All entrants are expected to complete tournament play. If one withdraws for a reason deemed unacceptable by the Tournament Committee, she shall be ineligible to play in Association competitions.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (first 156 players)
Sunday, July 16
Monday, July 17
First Round, 18 holes stroke play
Tuesday, July 18
Second Round, 18 holes stroke play
The Open Divisions will be flighted after 36 holes
Wednesday, July 19
Final Round, 18 holes stroke play
Presentation of Awards will follow play
MEMBERSHIP / ENTRY FEE
The yearly membership fee is $40
Entry Fee $200 Amateur Championship
Entry Fee: $200 Mid-Amateur Championship
Entry Fee: $240 Amateur/Mid-Amateur Championship
Entry Fee: $200 Open Amateur Flight
Entry Fee: $200 Open Mid-Amateur Flight
Entry Fee: $240 Open Amateur/Mid-Amateur Flight
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES
Championship Rounds and Range Balls
Players are responsible for Cart Fees in pro shop for the practice round
Open approximately 5000
Championship approximately 5800
Caddies are allowed during all portions of the Championship.
Each player may walk or ride during any portion of the Championship.
This is a Point Event