MGA Championship
MGA Women's Amateur Championship
Minnewaska Golf Club | Glenwood, MN
July 22-24, 2024
MGA Championship

MGA Women's Amateur Championship

Minnewaska Golf Club | Glenwood, MN
July 22-24, 2024

Tournament Information

Registration Status: Closed

Entry Fees:

$215 (walking)

This is a WALKING ONLY event.

Eligibility:

Entry is open to any female amateur golfer:
(1) Who is an MGA Associate Member,
(2) Who has an active Minnesota Handicap Index® that does not exceed 12.0 at the time of entry, and
(4) Whose Minnesota Handicap Index® is active effective the first day of the Championship.

An entry may be rejected at the discretion of the Committee at any time, including after the competition has closed.

NOTE #1: Entry is limited to 120 players.  Players with an active Handicap Index® of 8.0 at the close of entries are guaranteed a spot in the field.  (NOTE: Should there be more than 120 entries with a Handicap Index® less than 8.0 at the close of entries, the lowest 120 indexes will be accepted.)  Players with a Handicap Index® between 8.1 and 12.0 will be accepted conditionally until the close of entries.  

NOTE #2: For eligibility purposes, an MGA Associate Member through the MGA Join On-Line (JOL) program must have a Minnesota connection in addition to JOL membership in order to participate. Examples of connections would be a MN resident (permanent or seasonal), a non-resident student at a MN school, and/or an MGA course connection, validated by a course employee and/or score posting record. The Committee’s decision on such a connection and eligibility is final.   

Additional Information

EXCITING NEWS!!!
Beginning this year, the winner of the MGA WOMEN'S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP will be EXEMPT for the US WOMEN'S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP!!!


Thus, the person who claims the 2024 MGA Women's Amateur will earn a full exemption into the 2024 US Women's Amateur, set for Southern Hills Country Club (Tulsa, OK), August 5-11.  This is true even if the person fails to qualify in the US Women's Am qualifying, set for July 8 at StoneRidge GC.  (NOTE: This exemption cannot be deferred to another year nor is it transferable to another person should the champion already be exempt or have qualified.) 

FORMAT:
54-holes, stroke play.  All players will compete for the Championship in one flight.  There will not be any other flights from shorter yardages or net competitions.

The Champion will be the player with the lowest 54 hole total.  In the event of a tie, there will be a hole-by-hole playoff immediately following play.  

A cut will be made to the low 60 players + ties after 36 holes.

Maximum Field: 
120 players total

Maximum Handicap: 
12.0

Schedule:
Monday, July 22- Round 1 Starting times begin at 7:30 am
Tuesday, July 23 - Round 2 Starting times begin at 7:30 am
Wednesday, July 24 - Round 3 Starting times begin at 7:30 am
NOTE:  Round 1 & 2 Starting times will be made available after registration has closed.

Anticipated Yardage:
5,900-6,200 yards

Practice Rounds:
Practice rounds will be available.  To schedule a practice round, call the Minnewaska Golf Shop (320/634-3680) and identify yourself as an MGA Women's Amateur contestant.  The fee may be determined by the day and time you play.

Driving Range:
Range balls will be provided prior to play each day.  The Range will open at least 60 minutes prior to play.

Last Year's Results - Baker National Golf Course

Golf Shop credit will be paid to the Top 15 + ties

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