. Welcome to the 71st Tennessee State Open Championship
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 - Thursday, June 06, 2019
Entries Open on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 9:00 AM CST
Entry Deadline is Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM CDT
The Tennessee State Open Championship began in 1949 at Belle Meade Country Club.
The format for the Tennessee State Open Championship is a 54-hole stroke play championship. The 144 player field will be cut to the low 60 and ties once 36 holes have been completed.
Professional- Active Tennessee Section PGA Members and Apprentices in good standing with the Tennessee Section PGA or other professionals who are not affiliated with the Tennessee Section PGA and are bona fide Tennessee residents. Tennessee Section PGA Members and Apprentices must be in good standing as of the entry deadline in order to participate as a Tennessee Section PGA Member. TPGA Members and/or Apprentices who are not in good standing as well as other non-TPGA professionals must enter as a non-TPGA professional.
Amateurs- Applications are open to amateurs who possess an active USGA/GHIN Handicap Index of 8.0 or less from a TGA member club or course. Amateurs must meet the USGA definition of an amateur golfer. Persons applying for reinstatement to amateur status are not eligible to participate as amateurs. All applications will be reviewed by the TGA to verify that each entrant has an official USGA Handicap Index® from a TGA member club or course. Any amateur whose name does not appear on the TGA’s handicap roster will be ineligible to compete as an amateur and their entry fee will be returned.
2018 Champion at The Grove
Joey Savoie (left) with caddie Liam Ainsworth