Championship Exemptions

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2020 101ST 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.  Alex Burge  1 
 2.  Drake Bushong  1 
 3.  Bennett Cotten  2 
 4.  John Ehrgott  6 
 5.  Jake Erickson  6 
 6.  Ethan Farnam  3 
 7.  Jordan Less  1, 6 
 8.  Charlie Nikitas  2 
 9.  Jeff Ott  5 
 10.  David Perkins  1, 2, 6 
 11.  Andrew Price  1, 2 
 12.  Chip Savarie  2 
 13.  Tim Sheppard  6, 7 
 14.  Chadd Slutzky  2, 4, 6 
 15.  TBD  8 
 16.  TBD  9 
 17.  TBD  10 
 18.  Eric Wessel  2 
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

2020 6TH 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.  John Ehrgott  1, 6 
 2.  Jake Erickson  1, 2, 6 
 3.  Brian Hickey  2 
 4.  Zach Jecklin  2 
 5.  Tim Morrow  2 
 6.  Kyle Nathan  1 
 7.  Jeff Ott  5 
 8.  Tim Sheppard  2, 6, 7, 8 
 9.  Chadd Slutzky  1, 2, 4, 6 
 10.  Rick Stewart  2 
 11.  TBD  9 
 12.  Brett Tomfohrde  2 
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

2020 19TH CDGA SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Senior Amateur Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 NameExemption
 1.  Vance Antoniou  1 
 2.  Dan Caporusso  2, 4 
 3.  Gary Conte  2 
 4.  David Feder  4 
 5.  Andrew Gabelman  4 
 6.  Brien Gerber  4 
 7.  Mike Karney  2, 4 
 8.  Brad Kay  4 
 9.  Tom Kearfott  3, 4 
 10.  Desmond Martello  2 
 11.  Doug Mccoy  2 
 12.  Jeff Ott  3, 4 
 13.  Young Park  2 
 14.  Ted Pecora  4 
 15.  Dave Ryan  1, 3 
 16.  Tim Sheppard  1, 2, 3, 4 
 17.  TBD  5 
 18.  Terry Werner  1, 2, 3 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Quarterfinalist from the Championship
3. Illinois State Senior Amateur Champions - Within Past 5 years
4. Previous Year CDGA Senior Player of the Year Points - Top 10 & Ties (if eligible)
5. Current Year host site exemption

2020 90TH 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.  Daniel Anfield  3, 11 
 2.  Bennett Cotten  10 
 3.  Tommy Dunsire  3, 11 
 4.  John Ehrgott  3, 11 
 5.  Jake Erickson  3 
 6.  Ethan Farnam  2, 3 
 7.  Danny Fisher  7 
 8.  Michael Fowler  6, 12 
 9.  Jordan Hahn  2 
 10.  Mike Henry  3 
 11.  Joel Hirsch  1 
 12.  Charles Jahn  3 
 13.  Tommy Kuhl  3 
 14.  Jordan Less  3, 10, 11 
 15.  Mac Mcclear  8 
 16.  Todd Mitchell  11 
 17.  Jack Mortell  3 
 18.  Michael Mortell  1 
 19.  James Morton  3 
 20.  Matthew Murlick  3 
 21.  Charlie Nikitas  3, 11 
 22.  Jeff Ott  5 
 23.  Jack Paeglow  3 
 24.  Kevin Paek  3 
 25.  David Perkins  3, 10, 11 
 26.  Tom Portner  12 
 27.  Quinlan Prchal  2 
 28.  Bradley Rendell  3 
 29.  Drew Shepherd  3 
 30.  Tim Sheppard  11, 13 
 31.  Chadd Slutzky  4, 11 
 32.  Logan Stauffer  3 
 33.  TBD  14 
 34.  TBD  15 
 35.  TBD  16 
 36.  Nick Tenuta  3 
 37.  Jack Vercautren  3 
 38.  Bryan Warren  12 
 39.  Eric Wessel  10 
 40.  Zach Williams  3 
 41.  Parker Wisdom  3 
 42.  Rob Wuethrich  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

2020 28TH 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.  Josh Edison  2 
 3.  John Ehrgott  2, 5 
 4.  Joe Emerich  2 
 5.  Jake Erickson  2, 5 
 6.  Peter Flory  2 
 7.  Brian Hickey  2 
 8.  Blake Johnson  2 
 9.  Mike Karney  2 
 10.  Chris Kopp  2 
 11.  Douglas Meyer  2 
 12.  Todd Mitchell  1 
 13.  Ben Murphy  2 
 14.  Jeff Ott  3 
 15.  Glenn Przybylski  2 
 16.  Bradley Rendell  2 
 17.  Tim Sheppard  4, 5 
 18.  Peter Slaven  2 
 19.  Chadd Slutzky  1, 2, 5 
 20.  Ryan Smith  2 
 21.  Logan Stauffer  1, 2 
 22.  TBD  6 
 23.  TBD  7 
 24.  TBD  8 
 25.  TBD  9 
 26.  TBD  10 
 27.  Brett Tomfohrde  2 
 28.  John Wright  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

2020 34TH 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.  Adam Angst  7 
 2.  Vance Antoniou  2 
 3.  Gregory Brehm  3 
 4.  Todd Creviston  3 
 5.  Jay Dempsey  3 
 6.  Webb Eastham  5 
 7.  David Feder  3 
 8.  Tom Fox  3 
 9.  Andrew Gabelman  3 
 10.  Brien Gerber  3, 4 
 11.  Ed Grom  3 
 12.  Jeff Holmgaard  3 
 13.  Mike Karney  3, 4 
 14.  Brad Kay  3, 4 
 15.  Tom Kearfott  1, 3 
 16.  Rick Lehew  3 
 17.  David Marx  3 
 18.  Tom Miler  3 
 19.  Daniel Moore  3 
 20.  Jeff Ott  1, 3, 4 
 21.  John Penn  3 
 22.  Dave Ryan  1, 2 
 23.  Tim Sheppard  1, 2, 3, 4 
 24.  Craig Sopko  3 
 25.  TBD  6 
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

2020 5TH CDGA AMATEUR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP EXEMPTIONS
All players who wish to play in the CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Championship and are not on the exemption list need to qualify.
 TeamExemption
 1.  Andrew Abel & Eric Hatczel  2 
 2.  Ricky Costello & Matt Shipley  2 
 3.  Mike Cushing & Todd Manning  2 
 4.  Tommy Dunsire & Scott Dunsire, Jr  1 
 5.  Steve Sawtell & Michael Natale  1 
 6.  Chadd Slutzky & John Ramsey  1 
 7.  TBD  3 
Exemption Class Codes
1. CDGA Amateur Four-Ball Champions - Within Past 5 years
2. Previous Year Semifinalist from the Championship
3. Current Year Host Site Exemption