2017 N.Y.S. Men's Senior & Super Senior Amateur Championships

September 12 - September 14, 2017
Entry Fee

$225

Entry Deadline

Wednesday, August 16 at 5:00PM

Crag Burn Golf Club

Eligibility

ELIGIBILITY

Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are members of the NYSGA, and have an active Handicap Index of 12.0 or less (as of the August 15th revision) issued by a golf club which is 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 2017 NYSGA eClub Member.

Any player wishing to compete in the senior amateur championship must have reached their 55th birthday by September 12, 2017

Any player wishing to compete in the super senior amateur championship must have reached their 65th birthday by September 12, 2017

Note: A player may only sign up for one championship, even if they are eligible to compete in both.

ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE

All players must submit their entry prior to the tournament's entry deadline (5:00 PM on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017). A player may register online through the NYSGA website (www.nysga.org). Any entries submitted via mail, email or fax will not be accepted.

The entry fee of $225 must be paid when entry is submitted. This 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 the tournament. A $15 service fee will be deducted from all refunds.

Divisions and Flights

N.y.s men's senior amateur championship

Open to all male amateur golfers who have reached their 55th birthday by September 12, 2017, are members of the NYSGA, and have an active handicap index of 12.0 or less that is issued by a golf club which is licenced to use the USGA handicap system.

n.y.s. men's super senior amateur championship

Open to all male amateur golfers who have reached their 65th birthday by September 12, 2017, are members of the NYSGA, and have an active handicap index of 12.0 or less that is issued by a golf club which is licenced to use the USGA handicap system.

Format, Field Size and Schedule

FORMAT

The format for both championships is 54 holes of individual stroke play. There will be a cut after 36 holes to the low 50% and ties both championship fields (not by age group as in past years). The player with the lowest score after 54 holes in both championships will be declared the winner. A tie for either championship will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole playoff, beginning on the (TBD hole).

FIELD SIZE

The field will be limited to the 132 players (87 senior, 45 super senior) with the lowest USGA Handicap Index as of the entry close date.  Any player not gaining entry into the championship field as a result of the field being oversubscribed will be placed on a waitlist, in order by USGA Handicap Index.  Players from the waitlist will be added to the championship field as registered players withdraw.  Any player not gaining entry into the field will recieve a full entry refund.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, September 11
9:00am - 3:00pm // Registration, Practice Rounds, and Contestant Dinner

Tuesday, September 12
8:00am - 9:30am // Round 1 (Morning Wave)
12:30pm-1:30pm // Round 1 (Afternoon Wave)
Wednesday, September 13
8:00am - 9:30am // Round 2 (Morning Wave)
12:30pm-1:30pm // Round 2 (Afternoon Wave)
Thursday, September 14
8:00am - 9:30am // Round 3

3:00pm // Awards Ceremony

Contestant Information

Partner Hotel

Hampton Inn Buffalo South/I-90
1750 Ridge Road, West Seneca, NY 14224
716-824-2030
Room Rate: 129.00 (2 Doubles or 1 King)
To Reserve, CLICK HERE
Reservation Cut Off Date: 8/11/2017
Host Club

CRAG BURN GOLF CLUB

Address: 1231 North Davis Road, East Aurora, NY 14052
Website: Click here
Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones
Pro Shop Phone: (716) 655-0000

NYSGA Championships Hosted
1986, 1999, 2010 N.Y.S. Men's Mid-Amateur Championship