93rd N.Y.S. Men's Amateur Championship

July 21 - July 23, 2015
Entry Fee

$150 ($100 to qualify + $50 championship fee)

Entry Deadline

Thursday, June 11 at 5:00pm

Kaluhyat Golf Club at Turning Stone

Eligibility

ELIGIBILITY

Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are members of the NYSGA and have an active Handicap Index of 7.4 or less, issued by a golf club which licensed to use the USGA Handicap System. A member of the NYSGA is defined as either (1) a dues paying member of an NYSGA Member Club or (2) a resident of New York State who is a 2015 NYSGA Associate Member.

ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE

All players must file an entry application prior to the close of entries (5 P.M. on THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015). A player may either submit an online entry at the NYSGA website (www.nysga.org) or  mail a physical entry with payment to: NYSGA, 49333 Jamesville Road, Jamesville, NY 13078.  All entries must be received by the NYSGA by the entry close date. Entries submitted via email or fax will not be accepted.

The entry fee of $100 must be paid when entry is submitted. The second fee of $50 is charged to your credit card on file only after you qualify for the championship. The first $100 fee will be refunded regardless of reason if the NYSGA is notified (315-471-6979 or via email at champs@nysga.org) before the close of entries. After the close of entries, the fee will be refunded in the event of injury or illness, if requested 24 hours prior to the start of your assigned qualifier.  A $15 service fee will be deducted from all refunds.

Format, Field Size and Schedule

FORMAT & FIELD SIZE

This championship will be conducted in two stages:

  1. Sectional Qualifying: Is required of all non-exempt players who wish to qualify for this championship. The format of each qualifier is 18 holes of individual stroke play. The number of qualifying spots allocated to each site will be announced once entry closes on June 11. All players tied for the last qualifying spot advance, so there are no playoffs required to determing advancing players or alternates. To view the information for each qualifier (contestant information PDF, pairings, and results), click the "Qualifying Schedule" tab below.
  2. Championship: 144 players will be included in the field, which will include exempt players and sectional qualifying place winners. The format of the championship is 72 holes of stroke play. There is a cut after 36 holes to the low 40 players and ties.

GOLF CARTS - NEW FOR 2015

The NYSGA executive committee has approved the use of golf carts for all stages of this championship.

PLAYERS EXEMPT FROM QUALIFYING

There is a small list of players who are exempt from qualifying for this championship as determined by the NYSGA Executive Committee. If you are a golfer who wishes to be considered for a special exemption, please contact Andrew Hickey, NYSGA Director of Rules and Competitions, at andrew@nysga.org with a formal written request and your playing resume.

EXEMPTION CATEGORIES (2015)

1. N.Y.S. Men's Am Champions - Past 10 Years
2. 2015 N.Y.S. Men's Am - Top 20 & Ties
3. N.Y.S. Men's Mid-Am Champions - Past 5 Years
4. 2014 N.Y.S. Men's Mid-Am - Top 5 & Ties
5. 2014 N.Y.S. Men's Senior Am Champion
6. 2014 N.Y.S. Junior Am Champion & Runner-Up
7. 2015 N.Y.S. Men's Am Four-Ball Champions
8. 2015 NYSPHSAA Boys' Golf Champion & Runner-Up
9. 2014 USGA Men's State Team
10. Regional Golf Association Champions
11. Special Exemptions (Committee Discretion)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, July 20 // Registration and Practice Rounds
Tuesday, July 21 // Round 1, 18 Holes
Wednesday, July 22 // Round 2, 18 Holes
Thursday, July 23 // Round 3 (AM), 18 Holes, Round 4 (PM), 18 Holes

Host Club

KALUHYAT GOLF CLUB AT TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO

Address: 5218 Patrick Road, Verona, NY 13478
Website: Click here
Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
Scorecard: Click here
Course Photo Gallery: Available soon

Registered Participants
Qualifying Schedule
Region Site Date Important Information
Albany The Edison Club 6/17 Player Info / Pairings / Results
Binghamton Vestal Hills Country Club 6/29  
Buffalo Crag Burn Golf Club 6/22  
Finger Lakes Wayne Hills CC 7/5  
Long Island Great Rock GC 6/24  
Mid-Hudson Hollow Brook CC 7/1  
North Country Malone GC 6/23  
Rochester Brookwoods CC 6/18  
Syracuse Lake Shore Yacht & CC 6/24  
Utica/Rome Yahnundasis GC 6/26