97th State Amateur* Championship
and 4th State Mid-Amateur* Championship
*The State Amateur and Mid-Amateur are World Amateur Golf Ranking® (WAGR) events
The Belmont Country Club
July 20 - 23, 2020
Defending State Amateur Champion: Ali Green, Cincinnati
Defending Mid-Amateur Champion: Shirley Vaughn, Canton
Questions: For questions about the championship, the status of your entry, to withdraw, or register by phone, contact the Tournament Director.
Who is Invited to Play:
Female amateur golfer, and
The player has a GHIN handicap, handicap or average 18-hole score, and
Who meets the handicaps requirements, and
The player is a legal resident of Ohio, or
The player is a verified member of a 2020 WOSGA member club
Public links players and members of non-WOSGA Ohio private clubs are invited to play but to be eligible, the player must be an Ohio resident.
Divisions: Players can play in only one Division
No age limit
The player must have an individual up-to-date Handicap Index® for women not exceeding 18.0 under USGA Handicap System™
Players must have reached their 30th birthday by July 20, 2020
Mid-Amateur players must have an individual up-to-date Handicap Index® for women not exceeding 25.0 under the USGA Handicap System™
The event is an invitational.
The competition will be in two stages:
(A) Stroke Play: 18 holes stroke play to determine flights for match play
The 16 low qualifiers comprise the Championship Flight in the Open Division
The low 16 qualifiers comprise the Championship Flight in the Mid-Amateur Division
All other flights shall consist of 16 or 8 players. If there are an insufficient number of players to fill a flight, the flight may be played as a stroke play event and/or a combination of stroke and match play, at the discretion of the WOSGA.
(B) Match Play: General numerical draw is used.
The Open Division is single-elimination match play. The Mid-Am. Division is double-elimination match play with flights being made up of the first-round losers.
64 players in the Open Division
24 players in the Mid-Amateur Division
Member - $200 - check the list of member clubs; if your club isn't a member they may be eligible to join WOSGA for $75
Non-Member - $225- public links players and members of private clubs that are not WOSGA members
The entry fee includes driving range balls, lunch on Monday and Tuesday, and prizes.
Entry Deadline: Entries must be received by TBD
Players may walk, ride, or take a caddy.
Schedule of Events
Sunday, July 19
12:30 - 3:00 P.M. - Registration
12:30 P.M. - Practice Rounds
(A) Stroke Play
Monday, July 20
Qualifying Round - 18 Holes Stroke Play; All Divisions
(B) Match Play
Tuesday, July 21
First Round - All Flights, All Divisions
Wednesday, July 22
A.M. - Second Round. All Flights, All Divisions
P.M. - Semifinals Championship and First Flights Open Division and Final Match Second Flight Open Division; Semifinals Championship and First Flight Mid-Amateur
Thursday, July 23
A.M: Finals - Championship and First Flight Open and Mid-Amateur Division
*Schedule of Events is subject to change.
Complete tournament information, including eligibility, deadlines, and additional conditions can be found on the entry form.
The Belmont CC
29601 Bates Road
Head Golf Professional:
To schedule your practice round, call the pro shop after TBD. For all other questions, including whether your entry form was received, contact the Tournament Director.