TPC Sawgrass, Sawgrass Country Club to Host FSGA's 92nd Amateur Championship

Florida State Golf Association Amateur ChampionshipThe much ballyhooed TPC Sawgrass, headquarters of the PGA Tour and home of the Tour's richest tournament, The Players Championship, will be one of the two courses to host this year's Florida State Golf Association's Amateur Championship, June 25-28.

Sawgrass Country Club will share hosting duties. Sawgrass CC was designed by Ed Seay of Arnold Palmer Course Design.

The tournament consists of 72 holes of individual stroke play, with each golfer playing 18 holes on the Stadium Course and Sawgrass Country Club (East/West) course on Thursday and Friday.

The field will be cut to the low 70 and ties after 36 holes. The final thirty-six holes will be played at TPC Sawgrass - The Players Stadium course. The lowest score for 72 holes will be the Champion.

The infamous island green at TPC Sawgrass

The tournament is open to amateur golfers who must be (1) a resident of Florida (reside in Florida at least 4 months per year, have otherwise established legal residency or graduated from a Florida high school and presently attending an out-of-state college); or (2) a military personnel or a dependant of a military personnel based in Florida on active duty.

Players who are not exempt into the field will be able to qualifying over 18 holes at 16 sites. During qualifying, each player must use a golf cart. Caddies are acceptable, but he/she may not ride in a golf cart or carry the player’s clubs. Players are responsible for cart fees for all practice rounds. Online registration can be done at www.fsga.org. Registration closes on Wednesday, May 13.

The defending champion is Judson Eustaquio, of Lake Worth, who fired a 68-72-74-66--280 at Jupiter Hills Club to win the 91st Amateur Championship.

 

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