Utah Senior State Amateur

Monday, June 03, 2019 - Wednesday, June 05, 2019


Qualifiers: All players must qualify.  Qualfying schedule will be:


May 14 - Bloomington CC

May 16 - Davis Park GC

May 20 - Hobble Creek GC

May 23 - Bonneville GC


Entry Fee: The qualifying entry fee is $65, for those who qualify, there will be an additional $90 fee for the championship proper (Players who qualify will have a complimentary practice round at Jeremy Ranch and Wasatch Mountain as part of their entry fee, cart not included)

Field Size: Each qualifier will be limited to 60 players (northern Utah) and 30 players (St George Q)


Ties:  A hole by hole playoff for the final qualifying spot(s)/Alternate in each qualifier for each division will commence immediately following 18-hole qualifying.  Net Playoffs will be three holes and then hole by hole if not decided. 


Flight Information:  The tournament will have a Championship Division (age 50-64, gross only), a Super-Senior Division (65 and older, gross only) and a Net Division (age 50 and older, net only.)  Players must designate on their entry if they choose to play in the Championship, Super-Senior, or Net Division.  The best Handicap Index effective from the last 6 months will be used for course handicap calculation for the Net Division for qualifiers.


Eligibility:  All UGA members who are 50 years of age or older as of the first day of the match play competition are eligible to compete.  Players who wish to compete in the Super-Senior Division must be 65 years of age or older as of the first day of the match play competition.



Date: June 3-5, 2019

Sites: Day 1 - Jeremy Ranch Golf & Country Club, Day 2 - Wasatch Mountain, Day 3 - Tuhaye

Match Play Fields: Championship - 32 Players, Super Senior - 16 Players, Net - 16 Players. Women - 8 Players

Prizes: All prizes are symbolic.  No prize money will be distributed for this event.

Match Play Draw: The draw for match play will be based on the lowest handicap differential that was posted for a player's qualifying round for players who advanced.  Net players will be seeded on lowest net differentials.  Ties in differentials will be decided by lot.  The seeding will be released on June 1st.  A player who advances will receive an email with further instructions and information after they qualify.  Players who qualify will need to register on the UGA website for match play.
Day 1 (AM) – Round of 32 (Championship); Round of 16 (All other divisions) - Jeremy Ranch
Day 1 (PM) – Round of 16 (Championship Division only) - Jeremy Ranch
Day 2 (AM) – Quarter-Finals (All Divisions) - Wasatch Mountain
Day 2 (PM) – Semi-Finals (All Divisions) - Wasatch Mountain
Day 3 (AM) – Finals (All Divisions) - Tuhaye


Practice Rounds: The UGA will be providing a complimentary practice round at both Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club and Wasatch Mountain Golf Course.  You may call the proshop to make a tee time. When you arrive at the course, they will have a list of player names.  These are on a space available basis, please secure a practice round time sooner rather than later.  Do not call the club a few days prior to the event and expect to be accommodated.  Players are responsible for cart fees during the practice rounds if you choose to use one. 


    Practice rounds at Jeremy will not be available on Memorial day or before 1:00pm on Saturday/Sunday
    Practice rounds at Wasatch Mountain on a space available basis
    Practice rounds at Tuhaye will not be available.


Net Division: For the match play portion of the championship in the net division, the lowest handicap index from the previous 6 months will be used.


Refunds and withdrawals:  If a player withdrawals prior to the registration deadline the player will receive a refund minus a $20 cancelation fee.  After the deadline, the player will receive a 50% refund.  No refunds will be issued if a player withdraws/no-shows on the day of the event. A business day starts at 12:01 am of that day.   In team competitions, if a player needs a substitute for his original partner after the field has closed; he must arrange to get the substitute. Any substitute must meet all eligibility requirements of the specified competition. The UGA must be notified of any substitutions prior to the start of the tournament.

*The UGA reserves the right to extend the field at any time.



HANDICAP ADJUSTMENTS: The UGA reserves the right to adjust a player’s handicap prior to or during any net competition, based upon previous performances in UGA events (See section 9-3 in USGA Handicap Manual). If a player shoots significantly better than their handicap index, that player’s course handicap may be subject to reduction in current or future net events.  The UGA may review net scores that meet the requirements below.

Course Handicap 0-5: Will be reviewed of their net differential is -2 strokes or greater

Course Handicap 6-12: Will be reviewed of their net differential is -2 strokes or greater

Course Handicap 13-21: Will be reviewed of their net differential is -2 strokes or greater

Course Handicap 22-30: Will be reviewed of their net differential is -3 strokes or greater

30 or Greater:  Will be reviewed of their net differential is -4 strokes or greater