The following criteria will be used to determine the field when there is an ‘over subscription’ to a specific tournament. 

The BCGA is utilizing this policy to create the strongest field possible for that event.

A.  Past champions of individual events from the previous ten (10) years

B.  Past champions of the following events from the past two (2) years:

            1) BCGA Amateur
            2) BCGA Match Play (overall)
            3) BCGA Senior Amateur (overall)
            4)  BCGA Amateur Public Links Champion (overall)

            5)  BCGA Junior Amateur (overall)
            6) Hawley Quier Memorial
            7) Champion and/or Medalist from any USGA Qualifying Tournament
            8) State or Regional Golf Association champion
C.  Top finishers from these events from previous two years:

            1) Amateur – top 24
            2) Match Play – top 16 overall
            3) Senior Amateur– top 10 overall

            4) Amateur Public Links- top 5 overall

D.  For team events the following will apply:

            1) Champions the past five (5) years (same partners)
            2) Top 10 finishers from the previous year’s event (same partners)

E.  All other entries will be prioritized by the date “post marked” on the receiving envelope, so long as they are received by the deadline date of the event.

Player Entry Exemption Policy for Tournament Over-Subscription