2020 Tournament Information

97th Women's Ohio State Amateur Invitational

4th Mid-Amateur Invitational

July 20-23

Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Road, Perrysburg 43551

Ali Green Captures 2019 State Amateur Title

 

Ali Green, the 2019 Women’s Ohio State Amateur Champion, added this title to an already impressive list of accomplishments. A resident of suburban Cincinnati, Ali is currently an Intervention Specialist working with severely disabled children at Reading Middle School.  It is a job that requires patience, as does championship golf.  She is also the girls’ varsity golf coach at Lakota East High School and during the summer months, she helps facilitate the local youth golf clinics.

Ali’s high school career at Lakota West was very impressive, as was her collegiate career at Ashland University where she was a four-year letter winner and made trips to the NCAA regional and national championships. Green has been a force on the Cincinnati golf scene as well, capturing the 2017 Women’s Metropolitan Amateur Championship and as the runner-up in 2017.

 

We would like to congratulate Ali Green as she celebrates her first WOSGA Amateur Championship title.

 

Click Here to see a full list of Ali Green’s accomplishments.

2019 State Am
Match Play
Flights
2019 Mid-Am
Match Play Flights

Eligibility

  • Female amateur golfer

  • Player is a member of a private club in Ohio that has paid 2019 WOSGA's membership dues, or

  • Player is a legal resident of Ohio

  • And, who meets the handicaps requirements below

 

Divisions - Players can play in only one Division

 

Open Division

  • No age limit

  • The player must have an individual up-to-date Handicap Index® not exceeding 18.0 

  • Non-member players are invited to play and must have an individual up-to-date Handicap Index® of 10.0 or less and be Ohio residents 

 

Mid-Amateur Division

  • Players must have reached their 30th birthday by July 22, 2019

  • Mid-Amateur players must have an individual up-to-date Handicap Index® at a member club based on ratings for women not exceeding 25.0 under the USGA Handicap System™

  • Non-member players are invited to play and must have an individual up-to-date Handicap Index® of 22.0 or less and be residents of Ohio

 

Tournament Manager

Kaye Julian

 

Entry Deadline: 

 

Entry Form - Click Here

 

Am Scorecard- 2019 Click Here

 

Mid-Am Scorecard- 2019 Click Here 

 

 

Championship Format

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.

 

Championship Field Size

  • 64 players in the Open Division

  • 24 players in the Mid-Amateur Division

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Entry Fee

  • Member - $165 - check the list of member clubs  and if your club isn't a member,
    they can join WOSGA for $50

  • Non-Member - $190 - pub links players and members of private clubs that are not WOSGA members

  • Entry fee includes driving range balls, lunch on Monday and Tuesday, and prizes.

 

Entry Deadline 

  • Entries must be received by Friday, July 5, 2019

 

Schedule of Events*

Registration and Practice Rounds

Sunday, July 21 

  • 12:30 - 3:00 P.M. - Registration

  • 10:30 A.M. - Practice Rounds

(A) Stroke Play

Monday, July 22                

  • Qualifying Round - 18 Holes Stroke Play; All Divisions

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(B) Match Play

Tuesday, July 23

  • First Round - All Flights, All Divisions

Wednesday, July 24

  • 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 25

  • A.M: Finals - Championship and First Flight Open and Mid-Amateur Division

*Schedule of Events is subject to change.

 

Entry Priority

A player’s eligibility is determined by their USGA Handicap Index® in effect on the date their entry was received.  Entries of players with a Handicap Index® less than 9.4 and past WOSGA tournament champions have priority acceptance through Friday, June 21, 2019.  

 

Approximate Yardages

Amateur:  6,076

Mid-Amateur:  5,568

 

Registration

Players are required to register on site. On-site player registration is from 12:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 21, 2019.  Players who do not register may forfeit their position in the field to players on the Championship Alternate List. No refunds will be given for forfeited positions.

 

Practice Privileges

Practice rounds are available on Sunday, July 21, 2019, beginning at 10:30 A.M.  Contact the pro shop, beginning on Saturday, June 1, 2019, to schedule a practice round tee time. All contestants must call the course to arrange their practice round.

 

Breaking Ties

A tie for the last place in the Championship Flights of both Divisions shall be determined immediately by a sudden death playoff.  All other ties shall be determined immediately by a scorecard playoff.  In the case that players are still tied after the 18th hole, the secondary method will be "Last to First."

Format Change

Other Policies

  • Automotive Transportation; Walking; Caddies; Pull Cart - A player may use automotive transportation, carry their clubs, use a pull cart, or use a caddy. 

  • Cart Policy - The WOSGA Cart Policy is in effect (www.wosga.org/policies). Note the definition of caddy and equipment when using carts. All drivers must have a valid driver's license. Cart fees are charged per person per round.

  • Championship Pace of Play Policy - Click here

  • Local Rules and Conditions of Competition - Click here

  • Acceptance into Field - WOSGA may reject, at their discretion, an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from the Championship or suspend a player from future championships for any reason including improper withdrawal from the Championship or unbecoming conduct.  All entries are subject to acceptance by the WOSGA.

  • Decisions - The decision of the Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee in any matter will be final. The WOSGA Executive Committee reserves the right to alter any of the Conditions, Local Rules, Provisions, and Schedules herein, available at www.wosga.org, or provided as supplemental information for the Championship. 

  • FIeld Size - WOSGA reserves the right to modify field size at any time and select players based on Handicap Index®.

  • Substitutions - If a player withdraws before or on the first day of the Championship before playing their first stroke, substitution is allowable.  A list of alternates (Championship Alternate List) shall be maintained by the WOSGA. Vacancies in the field will be offered to alternates in order of Handicap Index®. A tie for the last spot in the field by an alternate will be settled by drawing of lot.

  • Withdrawal - After the start of the Championship, a player must have the consent of the WOSGA Executive Committee or Tournament Manager (not host club personnel) to withdraw from the Championship. Players email Tournament Manager, Kaye Julian at amateur@wosga.org to withdraw from the Championship.  No voicemails or text messages will be accepted. If a player withdraws without this consent, they shall be ineligible to play in the championship for one year.

  • Refunds - A $30.00 service fee will be deducted from ALL refunds. The entry fee will be refunded, minus the service fee, regardless of the reason, if Tournament Manager, Kaye Julian is notified before entries close.  After the entries close, the entry fee will be refunded, minus the service fee, for injury or illness if requested by 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. No refunds will be issued for any reason after Friday, July 19, 2019.  Any entry fee paid by an alternate with a position on the official Championship Alternate List who is not accepted into the Championship will be refunded in full.

Mail

4786 Dressler Road  NW

Suite 132
Canton, OH 44718 

Call

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