Championship Exemptions

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2018 26TH ILLINOIS STATE MID-AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the Illinois State Mid-Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Greg Bauman  1,2 
 2.  Riley Bauman  2 
 3.  Mike Cushing  2 
 4.  John Ehrgott  2,5 
 5.  Jake Erickson  2 
 6.  Michael Fastert  5 
 7.  Fernando Gomez  2 
 8.  Brian Hickey  2 
 9.  Blake Johnson  2 
 10.  Cully Johnston  2 
 11.  Tom Kearfott  3 
 12.  Ben Loss  2 
 13.  Curt Minkel  2 
 14.  Todd Mitchell  1,2,5 
 15.  Michael Natale  2 
 16.  Andrew Price  1,2,5 
 17.  Glenn Przybylski  2 
 18.  Dave Ryan  5 
 19.  Mark Sider  2 
 20.  Chadd Slutzky  1,5 
 21.  Cody Sundberg  2 
 22.  TBD  6 
 23.  TBD  7 
 24.  TBD  8 
 25.  TBD  9 
 26.  TBD  10 
 27.  Scott Tenbroeck  2 
 28.  Brett Tomfohrde  2 
 29.  Andrew Vitt  2 
Exemption Class Codes
1. Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Championship – Low 20 Scores & Ties
3. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion
4. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year (if eligible)
5. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year - Top 6 & Ties (who are eligible)
6. Current Year Illinois State Amateur Championship - Top 10 & Ties (if eligible)
7. Current Year Semifinalist in the CDGA Amateur Championship (if eligible)
8. Current Year Semifinalist CDGA Mid-Amateur Championship (if eligible)
9. Current Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion (if eligible)
10. Current Year Host Site Exemption

2018 32ND ILLINOIS STATE SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the Illinois State Senior Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Dirk Anderson  3,4 
 2.  Vance Antoniou  2 
 3.  Daniel Brassil  3 
 4.  Mark Esposito  3 
 5.  John Finnin  3,4 
 6.  Tom Fox  3 
 7.  David Glass  3 
 8.  Murphy Hart  5 
 9.  Jeff Holmgaard  3 
 10.  Steven Jacobs  4 
 11.  Mike Karney  3 
 12.  Tom Kearfott  1,3 
 13.  Jim Kennedy  3 
 14.  Doug Mccoy  3 
 15.  Tom Miler  2,3 
 16.  Jeff Ott  3 
 17.  Ted Pecora  3 
 18.  Dan Roan  3 
 19.  Tommy Robinson  3 
 20.  Dave Ryan  1,2,4 
 21.  Craig Sopko  3 
 22.  David Speicher  3 
 23.  TBD  6 
 24.  TBD  7 
 25.  Jim Vaughan  3 
 26.  Ed Whitaker  1,3 
 27.  Ted Zurkowski  3 
Exemption Class Codes
1. Illinois State Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. CDGA Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years (if eligible)
3. Previous Year Championship – Low 20 Scores & Ties
4. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year Points - Top 5 & Ties (if eligible)
5. Previous Year Southern Illinois Golf Association Senior Player of the Year
6. Current Year Semifinalist in the CDGA Senior Amateur Championship (if eligible)
7. Current Year Host Site Exemption

2018 3RD CDGA AMATEUR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All teams who wish to play in the CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify. To accept the exemption you must play with the same partner you earned the exemption with. Call 630-685-2312 if exempt but registering with new partner.
 TeamExemption
 1.  Rich Balla & Grant Goltz  2 
 2.  Paul Dagys & Jack Korzon  2 
 3.  John Ehrgott & Rick Lehew  2 
 4.  Michael Natale & Steve Sawtell  1 
 5.  John Ramsey & Chadd Slutzky  1,2 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Semifinalist from the Championship

2018 3RD CDGA SENIOR AMATEUR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All teams who wish to play in the CDGA Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify. To accept the exemption you must play with the same partner you earned the exemption with. Call 630-685-2312 if exempt but registering with new partner.
 TeamExemption
 1.  Dirk Anderson & Steven Jacobs  2 
 2.  Anthony Cascino & Tom Destefani  2 
 3.  John Finnin & Terry Werner  1,2 
 4.  Tom Kearfott & Tim Sheppard  1 
 5.  Lee Kolquist & Van Salmans  2 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Senior Amateur Four-Ball Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Semifinalist from the Championship

2018 4TH CDGA MID-AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Mid-Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Greg Bauman  4 
 2.  Paul Dagys  2 
 3.  John Ehrgott  1,6 
 4.  Mark Esposito  2 
 5.  Michael Fastert  6 
 6.  Peter Flory  2 
 7.  Mike Henry  2 
 8.  Brian Hickey  2 
 9.  Tom Kearfott  5 
 10.  Todd Mitchell  6 
 11.  Michael Peters  2 
 12.  Andrew Price  6 
 13.  Dave Ryan  6 
 14.  Steve Sawtell  2 
 15.  Chadd Slutzky  1,2,6 
 16.  TBD  9 
 17.  Terry Werner  7,8 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Mid-Amateur Champions (Match Play) - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Quarterfinalist from the Championship (Match Play)
3. Previous Year Illinois State Amateur Champion (if eligible)
4. Previous Year Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champion (if eligible)
5. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion (if eligible)
6. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year - Top 6 & Ties (who are eligible)
7. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of Year
8. Previous Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion
9. Current Year Host Site Exemption

2018 88TH ILLINOIS STATE AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the Illinois State Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Zach Barlow  2 
 2.  Greg Bauman  4 
 3.  Andrew Blackburn  3 
 4.  Brandon Bullard  6 
 5.  Zach Burry  3 
 6.  Drake Bushong  10 
 7.  Jackson Bussell  7 
 8.  Mike Cushing  3 
 9.  John Ehrgott  3,11 
 10.  Jake Erickson  3 
 11.  Michael Fastert  10,11 
 12.  Patrick Flavin  2,3,9,11 
 13.  Michael Fowler  3,12 
 14.  Doug Ghim  11 
 15.  Jordan Hahn  3 
 16.  Nick Hardy  2 
 17.  Blake Hilliard  3 
 18.  Joel Hirsch  1 
 19.  Tom Kearfott  5 
 20.  Raymond Knoll  2 
 21.  Derek Meinhart  3 
 22.  Grant Milling  3 
 23.  Todd Mitchell  3,11 
 24.  Michael Mortell  1 
 25.  Matthew Murlick  3 
 26.  Charlie Netzel  3 
 27.  Charlie Nikitas  3 
 28.  Brendan O’reilly  8 
 29.  Brian Ohr  3,11 
 30.  David Perkins  3 
 31.  Tom Portner  12 
 32.  Quinlan Prchal  2,3 
 33.  Andrew Price  11 
 34.  Dave Ryan  11 
 35.  Kyle Slattery  10 
 36.  Chadd Slutzky  11 
 37.  TBD  14 
 38.  TBD  15 
 39.  TBD  16 
 40.  Charlie Waddell  11 
 41.  Trent Wallace  3 
 42.  Bryan Warren  12 
 43.  Jackson Wetherbee  3 
Exemption Class Codes
1. State Amateur Champion Prior to 1992 - Lifetime exemption
2. State Amateur Champion - Within Past 10 years
3. Previous Year Championship – Low 20 Scores & Ties
4. Previous Year Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champion
5. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion
6. Previous Year Southern Illinois Golf Association (SIGA) Amateur Champion
7. Previous Year IJGA Chick Evans Junior Amateur Match Play Champion
8. Previous Year IJGA Illinois State Junior Amateur Champion
9. Previous Year Illinois Open Champion (if eligible)
10. Previous Year Semifinalists in the CDGA Amateur Championship (if eligible)
11. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year Points List - Top 10 & ties (if eligible)
12. Previous Year SIGA Points List - Top 3 on points list
13. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year (if eligible)
14. Current Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion (if eligible)
15. Current Year CDGA Mid-Amateur Champion (if eligible)
16. Current Year Host Site Selection

2018 99TH CDGA AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Greg Bauman  4 
 2.  Alex Burge  1 
 3.  Zach Burry  2 
 4.  Drake Bushong  1,2 
 5.  Jordan Fahel  1 
 6.  Michael Fastert  2,6 
 7.  Patrick Flavin  3,6 
 8.  Daniel Gorman  2 
 9.  Tom Kearfott  5 
 10.  Todd Mitchell  6 
 11.  Patrick Mudd  2 
 12.  Andrew Price  1,2 
 13.  Dave Ryan  6 
 14.  Kyle Slattery  2 
 15.  Chadd Slutzky  6 
 16.  TBD  8 
 17.  TBD  9 
 18.  TBD  10 
 19.  Brett Tomfohrde  2 
 20.  Terry Werner  7 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous year Quarterfinalist from the Championship
3. Previous Year Illinois State Amateur Champion
4. Previous Year Illinois State Mid-Amateur Champion
5. Previous Year Illinois State Senior Amateur Champion
6. Previous Year CDGA Player of the Year - Top 6 & Ties (if eligible)
7. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year
8. Current Year CDGA Senior Amateur Champion
9. Current Year CDGA Mid-Amateur Champion
10. Current Year Host Site Exemption