Exemptions: 2017 Amateur Championship

The following individuals are exempt for the 2017 Massachusetts Amateur Championship.

Although exempt according to the rules and regulations of the event, these players are only eligible to compete in Championship Proper if they submit the stipulated entry form and fee prior to the entry close date.

Category #1
MGA State Amateur Champions of the last five (5) years 

  • 2016 - Brendan Hunter
  • 2015 - Nick McLaughlin
  • 2014 - John Kelly
  • 2013 - Mike Calef
  • 2012 - Mike Calef

Category #2
2016 MGA State Amateur Round of 32

  • Jake Shuman
  • Jackson Lang
  • Patrick Frodigh
  • Brendan Hunter
  • Alex Jamieson
  • Alex Jeffers
  • Matthew Naumec
  • Matt Parziale
  • Peter French
  • Ryan Riley
  • Dan Cappucci
  • John McNeill
  • Mark Turner
  • Zach Camarra
  • Davis Chatfield
  • Kevin Gatley
  • Brian Sears
  • John Kelley
  • Thomas Henderson
  • Jack O'Donnell
  • Frank Vana Jr.
  • Ben Balter
  • Andrew Warfield
  • Billy Walthouse
  • Timothy Umphrey
  • Jordon Burke
  • Tim Tunstall
  • John Hadges
  • Matt Cowgill
  • Christopher Gentle
  • Benjamin Spitz
  • Doug Clapp

Category #3
2016 MGA Junior Amateur, Senior Amateur, Mid-Amateur, and Amateur Public Links Champions 

  • James Imai
  • Keith Smith
  • Matt Parziale
  • Matt Cowgill
  • Dick King

Category #4
Low amateur(s) in the 2016 Massachusetts Open Championship 

  • Matt Hutchins

Category #5
Top fifteen (15) finishers and ties in the 2016 MGA Player of the Year standings 

  • Matt Parziale
  • John Kelly
  • Herbie Aikens
  • Matthew Naumec
  • Brendan Hunter
  • Ryan Riley
  • Alex Jeffers
  • Christopher Gentle
  • Patrick Frodigh
  • James Turner
  • Peter French
  • Doug Clapp
  • Jordan Burke
  • Daniel Cappucci
  • Jake Shuman

Category #6
2016 Ouimet Memorial Invitational Champion, if eligible

  • Matthew Naumec

Category #7
2016 MGA Player of the Year, Junior Player of the Year and Senior Player of the Year

  • Matt Parziale
  • James Imai
  • Kevin Carey

Category #8
2016 NEGA Amateur and Senior Amateur Champion, if eligible

  • James Turner
  • Phil Pleat

Category #9
Any MGA member golfer who qualified for the 2016 USGA Amateur Championship, if eligible

  • Charlie May
  • Matt Organisak
  • Jake Shuman
  • Peter French

Category #10
Any MGA member golfer who qualified for the 2016 USGA Senior Open, if eligible

  • None

 

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