To compete in NYSGA events, entrants must be an amateur golfer and a member of the NYSGA. A player can be a member of the NYSGA by:
Being a dues-paying member of an NYSGA Member Club, or
Joining the NYSGA individually as a 2017 eClub Member (residency required, see below).
Residency Requirements: Contestants registering for championship who are not a member of a Type I NYSGA member club must meet at least one of the following residency conditions below.
A person who maintains his permanent legal place of abode, where physical presence and physical properties are maintained, for no less that 6 months out of a calendar year; or
A student who graduated from a New York State High School, and is currently attending college out of state, but is a
of parents or legal guardians that meet the residency conditions; or
Military personnel stationed in New York on active duty. Residency extends to their spouse and children
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