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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.
Exempt list updated on 4/29/2015

 

 

 

Last Updated On: 06/07/2013
  Last Name First Name 2015 Exemption Criteria 2015 Exempt Division
1PumfordMattPast ChampionOpen
2PumfordAlanPast ChampionOpen
3StoneyDanielPast ChampionOpen
4StelterMikePast ChampionOpen
5FranzTerryPast ChampionOpen
6GnatkowskiRyanPast ChampionOpen
7HughesDanPast ChampionOpen
8HumphreyMikePast ChampionOpen
9YockeyStevePast ChampionOpen
10MartinPaulPast ChampionOpen
11BellingerJustinPast ChampionOpen
12StelterRonPast ChampionOpen
13JacobsAdamTop 10 2014Open
14SchillerBrodyTop 10 2014Open
15EccletonBruceTop 10 2014Open
16BukoDavid IITop 10 2014Open
17HendrickTraceTop 10 2014Open
18EssexToddTop 10 2014Open
19HaswellAdamTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
20SikorskiMitchTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
21TurnerZachTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
22MeyerEdwardTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
23PumfordDustinTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
24SichCameronTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
25SarvepalliUdayTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
26SturmJasonTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
27TrumbleGaryTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
28VargasAlbert IIITop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
29LudkaNicholasTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
30SkidmoreMicahTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
31HaughtonCodyTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
32MorrisNathanTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
33CoulterMattTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
34LeachMikeTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
35HendrickLukeTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
36PumfordRogerTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
37HughesParryTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
38SpaedtJeffreyTop 20 Finishes Last 3 YearsOpen
39WilliamsonCoryTop 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
12StelterRonPast Open ChampionLegend
13ChafferChrisTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
14CoulterBill Top 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
15KowalewskiJohnTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
16KushionMikeTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
17McDonaldDaveTop 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend
18SkvarlaBill Top 10 Finishes Last 3 YearsLegend