2017 Long Island Open Exempt Categories List

 

2017 Long Island Open Exempt Categories List

Note: AN EXEMPT PLAYER MUST STILL ENTER THE EVENT BY 5/1.

Exempt professional competitors must be:1) residents of Long Island not employed outside the Long Island section at the time of the tournament, or 2) employed as a professional in the Long Island section, or 3) a Member or an Apprentice of the Met PGA (L.I. section), or 4) be specifically invited by the LIGA.

Exempt Professionals:

1.     LIGA Past Open Champions-Lifetime

2.     LIGA 2016 Open Championship-competitors who returned scores for 54 holes.

3.     LIGA 2016 Senior Open Championship-top 3

4.     2017 Host Head Professional and Assistant Professionals

5.     LIGA Special Invitations, including Head Professionals of LIGA member clubs/member courses (see website for list of members)

6.     LI PGA 2016 Champion, Runner-up and Quarter- and Semi-Finalists

7.     Met PGA 2016 Champion and Runner-up

8.     Met PGA 2016 Player of the Year- top 40 from Long Island section

9.     (Met PGA) NYS 2016 Open Champion and Runner-up

10.    MGA 2016 Open Champion and Runner-up

11.    USGA 2016 Open qualifiers

12.    PGA 2016 Championship qualifiers

13.    Treiber Memorial 2016 Champion and Runner-up

14.    LIGA Special Exemption

 Exempt amateur competitors must be members of LIGA member clubs/member courses or LIGA Associate Members, and must have a maximum USGA handicap Index of 5.0.

Exempt Amateurs:

15.    LIGA 2016 Amateur Player of the Year- top 10

16.    LIGA 2012-2016 Amateur Champions and 2016 runner-up &semifinalists

17.    LIGA 2012-2016 Richardson Champions and 2016 Runner-Up

18.    LIGA 2012-2016 Hebron Champion and 2016 Runner-Up

19.    LIGA 2012-2016 Mid-Amateur Champion and 2016 Runner-Up

20.    MGA 2016 Amateur Champion and Runner-up

21.    MGA 2016 Ike Champion and Runner-up

22.    MGA 2016 Amateur Player of the Year

23.    USGA 2017 Walker Cup team members

24.    LIGA 2016 Open Championship-competitors who returned scores for 54 holes.

25.    LIGA 2016 Stoddard Trophy Team Members

26.    LIGA 2016 Senior Amateur Champion

27.    LIGA 2016 Senior Open-top 3 amateurs

28.    LIGA 2016 Richardson Invitational Senior Masters Division Champion

29.    LIGA 2016 Senior Amateur Player of the Year- top 3

30.    LIGA 2016 Junior Champion

31.    2016 Club Champion at host course

32.    LIGA Special Exemption