ASGA Men's Match-Play Championship


Eligibilty: Open to male amateur golfers who are bona fide residents of the state of Arkansas and a current individual member of ASGA.  There are 5 divisions – Amateur – 16+, Mid-Amateur – 35+, Senior – 50+, Super Senior – 60+, & Masters – 70+ Handicap Index Requirement: Amateurs and mid-senior are required to have a USGA handicap index of 8.0 or less, Seniors, Super Seniors and Masters must have a Handicap Index of 14.0 or less. Seniors, Super-seniors and Masters are required to have a USGA handicap index 14.0 or less. All must meet the age requirement by July 28, 2022.

Format: Contestants in all divisions (unless exempt from qualifying) will play 18 holes on Thursday, July 28 at Mystic Creek Golf Club to determine the bracket.  The stipulated round is two 9-hole rounds and based on inclement weather, the brackets could be determined based on a 9-hole score.  Tees: Masters & Super Seniors Mystic White Tees (approx. 6,200 yds.) Mid-Am & Seniors Mystic Green Tees (approx. 6,700 yds) Amateur Mystic Blue Tees (approx. 7,100 yds).

Bracket Exemptions: Amateur division will be 32 players (48 or more entrants, bracket is 64).  The Mid-Amateur and Senior division will each be 16 players (24 or more entrants, bracket is 32). The Super-Senior Division and Masters Division will each be an 8-man bracket (12 or more entrants, bracket is 16).  If there are more spots than players, the low qualifiers (could be exempt players) will receive a first round bye.

 

Additional Exemptions in 2022, in addition to the Defending Champion in each division:

  • 8 –man bracket: First in respective PofY & 2021 Ark. Am Champion in that division (minimum 2 players)
  • 16-man bracket: Top 3 in respective PofY & 2021 Ark. Am Champion in that division (minimum 4 players)
  • 32-man bracket: Top 6 in respective PofY & 2021 Ark. Am Champion in that division (minimum 8 players)
  • 64-man bracket: Top 12 in respective PofY & 2021 Ark. Am Champion in that division (minimum 16 players
  • Note: if a player gives up his exemption and tries to qualify for a lower seed, the exemption goes away.

 

Schedule of Events:

 

Thursday, July 28 – Qualifying round (defending champions exempt from qualifying & #1 seed in their respective division – Tyler Reynolds, Mark Chambers, Craig Hall, Bob Brooks, David Carlson.

Friday, July 29 - First round in a.m. for all divisions & second round for all divisions in p.m.

Saturday, July 30 - All divisions will play a match in a.m. – if an 8-person bracket, this will be the championship match in AM.  If the bracket is 16-players, the semi-finals will be in the AM and the finals (Championship Match) in the PM.

Sunday, July 31 – if the bracket is 32, the Championship match will be in the AM.  If the bracket is 64, the semi-finals will be in the AM and the Championship Match will be in the PM.  Please note bracket sizes above -for a 64-man bracket, a minimum of 48 players must be entered.

Practice Round: Wednesday, July 27 or another time with approval of the golf shop (870-312-0723). Cody Lack is the PGA Professional.  To play a practice round, each player must pay a reduced green fee (call for details)

Prizes: The amateur champion will have name inscribed on Roy Wood Trophy.  The winner and runner-up in all divisions will receive individual trophies. Pro Shop Certificates will be awarded based on field size in all divisions.  Prize breakdown will be shared with the players.

Scores

Player Points Position
Thomas Coleman 300.00 1
Denny Parker 300.00 1
Craig Hall 300.00 1
Lane Stafford 300.00 1
Palmer McSpadden 300.00 1
Bill Wrentz 175.00 2
Bob Brooks 175.00 2
Gene Davis 175.00 2
Rivers Bryant 175.00 2
Samuel Tandy 175.00 2
Jim Smith 125.00 3
Glen Talbert 125.00 3
Greg Connell 125.00 3
Stan Stockton 125.00 3
Mark Chambers 125.00 3
Bobby Baker 125.00 3
Kyle Thompson 125.00 3
Trey Schaap 125.00 3
Tyler Reynolds 125.00 3
Clayton Harbour 125.00 3
Scott Richards 80.00 5
Tony Palmer 80.00 5
Mike Cormack 80.00 5
Ronnie Johnson 80.00 5
Cal Campbell 80.00 5
Todd Martin 80.00 5
Bev Hargraves 80.00 5
Stan Payne 80.00 5
John Tetens 80.00 5
Wesley Modica 80.00 5
Wesley Modica 80.00 5
Beau Glover 80.00 5
Caleb Miller 80.00 5
Logan Stephens 80.00 5
Connor Gaunt 80.00 5
Connor Harrington 50.00 9
Denver Davis 50.00 9
Adam Mote 50.00 9
Mitchell Ford 50.00 9
Stephen Stanton 50.00 9
Michael Senn 50.00 9
Garrett Davis 50.00 9
Chris Jenkins 50.00 9