Results of Qualifying Tournament

The 2015 Qualifying Tournament was cut short due to unplayable conditions caused by heavy rains.  The qualifiers are listed below in their order of finish.  Twenty-eight (28) players qualified for the Open Division field; 14 qualified for the Legends Division.  One (1) alternate was identified for the Legends Division, 2 for the Open Division.  Qualifying postions were based on determining the players score with respect to par using the minimum number of holes played by any player in that division.The minimum number of holes played in the Open Division was 10; the Legends Division number was 12.

Congratulations to medalists Hunter Koch in the Open Division and Scott Schatzley in the Legends Division.

The Saginaw District Golf Association thanks all players who attempted to qualify.  Special thanks also to Swan Valley Golf Course for hosting the event and "Strikes 'n Strokes" for their sponsorship.

Good luck to all players in the District Tournament!

 

Division LName FName TeeNumber TeeGroup Club TotalScore
Legends Schatzley Scott 13 A U Q1
Legends Sikorski Mark 16 A AM Q2
Legends Jenkins Marvin 14 B S Q3
Legends Thibaudeau Marc 13 B SCC Q4
Legends Medina Sr Sonny 14 A S Q5
Legends Bays Ron 14 B SCC Q6
Legends Dawkins James 13 B BV Q7
Legends Leach Jim 13 B AM Q8
Legends Lutenski Steven 16 A U Q9
Legends O'Daniels Clinzo 13 A S Q10
Legends Godard Mike 14 A S Q11
Legends Perkins Jerry 16 A U Q12
Legends Fass Dave 15 A S Q13
Legends Greenia Thomas 15 A SV Q14
Legends Jones Sam 15 A S 1st Alt
Legends Bellinger Gary 14 A U DNS
Legends Coy David 14 B TO WD
Legends Emeott Randy 13 A AM WD
Open Koch Hunter 9 A KO Q1
Open Turner Jacob 1 A AM Q2
Open Miller II Michael 11 A BV Q3
Open Dehne Erik 10 A U Q4
Open Ferchau Wesley 10 A S Q5
Open Colpean Casey 12 A S Q6
Open Watz Brian 10 B U Q7
Open Fee Henry 12 A S Q8
Open Geisenhaver Garrett 17 A S Q9
Open Hill Mike 18 A S Q10
Open Howay Devin 10 B S Q11
Open Kuhn Brandon 17 B S Q12
Open Schultz Trevor 17 A U Q13
Open Barber  James 1 B U Q14
Open Chronowski Garrett 12 A AM Q15
Open Ellis Steven 10 A TO Q16
Open Waslusky Jeffrey 17 B VVF Q17
Open Crawley Kevin 1 B S Q18
Open Kelly Stone 11 A SCC Q19
Open Mendyk Jeremy 10 B S Q20
Open Wachowicz Jeffrey 18 A KO Q21
Open Workman Chad 18 B S Q22
Open Adler Jeff 18 B AM Q23
Open Taylor John 11 A U Q24
Open Barsenas Cyprian 18 A F Q25
Open Swartz Jake 17 A AM Q26
Open Blodgett Michael 1 A BH Q27
Open Chaffer II Christopher 1 B U Q28
Open Koutras John 17 B S DNS
Open Legg Pierson 9 A S DQ
Open Mosca Vince 18 B S 1st Alt
Open Adams Nick 9 A S 2nd Alt

2015 Tournament

The 2015 Saginaw District Golf Association Invitational Tournament will be held at the Apple Mountain Golf Course, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 26, 27, 28, 2015. The 61st annual event features an Open Division and a Legends Division.  The Open Division is for players under the age of 50.  The Legends Division has been added to replace the Senior Division for players age 50 or older by the first day of the Tournament.  Please refer to the Rules section of the website for details.  The final field will consist of 72 players, 48 in the Open Division and 24 in the Legends Division.

Both the Open and Legends Divisions are 3 day, 54 hole events, and are played concurrently.

Qualifying for the Tournament will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Swan Valley Golf Club. Entry forms can be downloaded and will also be available at local courses and golf shops . The deadline for qualifying entries is 6:00 pm, Monday, June 8, 2015.

2015 Exempt Players

To be exempt from qualifying a player must meet certain exemption criteria in addition to other eligibility requirements, including residency and amateur status.  (Please refer to the Rules section of the website for further information.) The Open Division will have a maximum of 24 exempt players.  The Legends Division will have  maximum of 12 exempt players.  Specific criteria for each division are outlined below.

Open Division
 
1.  There will be a maximum of 24 exempt players in the Open Division

2.  If a player is eligible for exemption in the Open Division and is 50 years of age or older, he may elect to play in the Open Division or the Legends Division, but not both.  If a player elects to play in the Open Division, and is 50 years of age or older, he is eligible to compete for the Fred Martin, Jr. Trophy  sponsored by The Review Magazine (awarded to the Senior Champion) as well as the Joe Hart Trophy (awarded to the Open Division District Champion.)
3.  Open Division exemptions will go in the order listed to:
       A. all Past Open Champions (lifetime);
       B.  the prior year Senior Champion (1 year exemption);
       C.  the Top 10 finishers (including ties) in the Open Division from the preceding year;
       D.  The remainder of the 24 exempt positions will go to players with the most Top 20 finishes in Open Division play in the past 3 years.  Note: If a tie among those players would result in an exempt field over 24, the final exempt position will be determined by the average of the Top 20 finish position in the past 3 years.
 
Legends Division
 
1.  There will be a maximum of 12 exempt players in the Legends Division.
2.  If a player is 50 years of age or older, and is eligible for exemption in the Open Division, he may elect to play in the Open Division or the Legends Division, but not both.  If a player elects to play in the Open Division, and  is 50 years of age or older, he is eligible for the Fred Martin, Jr. Trophy sponsored by The Review Magazine (awarded to the Senior Champion) as well as the Joe Hart Trophy sponsored by The Saginaw News (awarded to Open Division District Champion.)
3.  Legends Division exemptions will go in the order listed to:
       A.  past Open Division Champions who are eligible for and elect to play in the Legends Division.  This is a 5 year exemption, with one year being added for each Open Championship won.  The exemption time period will run continuously from the first year a past Open Champion elects to play in the Legends Division;
       B.  past Senior Division Champions prior to 2014 or Legends Division Champions starting in 2014, for 5 years following the year of their most recent Championship;
       C.  the top 5 finishers from the preceding year's Legends Division;
       D.  The remainder of the 12 exempt positions will go to players with the most Top 10 finishes in the Senior Division prior to 2014 or Legends Division starting in 2014 in the past 3 years.  Note: If a tie among these players would result in an exempt field over 12, the final exempt position will be determined by the average of the Top 10 finish position in the past 3 years.
 
 
 

       2015 Exemption List

 
Please note the following: 
The will be a maximum of 24 players exempt from qualifying in the Open Division and a maximum of 12 players exempt in the Legends Division. The Tournament field will be 72 players. Players ranking 25 or higher in the Open Division and 13 or higher in the Legends Division are considered alternates and will be used, in order, to fill any vacancies that occur in the exempt fields prior to the day of Qualifying. After that, the field will be filled from the qualifying play.  The list below will be updated as changes occur.
 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated On: 05/31/2015
  Last Name First Name 2015 Exemption Criteria 2015 Exempt Division
1PumfordMattPast ChampionOpen
2PumfordAlanPast ChampionOpen
3StoneyDanielPast ChampionOpen
4StelterMikePast ChampionOpen
5FranzTerryPast ChampionOpen
6GnatkowskiRyanPast ChampionOpen
7HughesDanPast ChampionOpen
8YockeyStevePast ChampionOpen
9MartinPaulPast ChampionOpen
10BellingerJustinPast ChampionOpen
11JacobsAdamTop 10 2014Open
12SchillerBrodyTop 10 2014Open
13EccletonBruceTop 10 2014Open
14BukoDavid IITop 10 2014Open
15HendrickTraceTop 10 2014Open
16EssexToddTop 10 2014Open
17HaswellAdamTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
18SikorskiMitchTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
19TurnerZachTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
20MeyerEdwardTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
21PumfordDustinTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
22SichCameronTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
23SarvepalliUdayTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
24SturmJasonTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
25TrumbleGaryTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
26VargasAlbert IIITop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
27LudkaNicholasTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
28SkidmoreMicahTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
29HaughtonCodyTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
30MorrisNathanTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
31CoulterMattTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
32LeachMikeTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
33HendrickLukeTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
34PumfordRogerTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
35HughesParryTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
36SpaedtJeffreyTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
37WilliamsonCoryTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
1AlversonRoger2014 Legends ChampionLegend
2HumphreyMikePast Open ChampionLegend
3TrumbleGaryTop 5 2014Legend
4DoolanPatrickTop 5 2014Legend
5SpenceHerb IIITop 5 2014Legend
6FranzTerryPast Open ChampionLegend
7PumfordAlanPast Open ChampionLegend
8YockeyStevePast Open ChampionLegend
9StelterMikePast Open ChampionLegend
10HughesDanPast Open ChampionLegend
11MartinPaulPast Open ChampionLegend
12ChafferChrisTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
13CoulterBill Top 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
14KowalewskiJohnTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
15KushionMikeTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
16McDonaldDaveTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
17SkvarlaBill Top 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend