2021 Men’s Senior State Amateur Championship Information



Entry Fee: $250 ($259 credit or debit)

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 17th, 2021


Eligibility: This championship is open to male amateurs who have reached 50 years of age by the first round of the championship. Amateurs must be bona fide residents of Mississippi for at least 60 days prior to the first round of the championship. Competitors are required to have an active GHIN Handicap through a USGA Licensed Mississippi Club. All must conform with the USGA Rules of Amateur Status.


Format: The tournament is scheduled for 54 holes of individual stroke play. If conditions necessitate the championship being shortened, it will be done at the conclusion of a stipulated round.


Practice Round: Practice rounds are available on Thursday, September 23rd at a rate of $30 per player. Please contact Dancing Rabbit Golf Club to schedule practice rounds.


Championship Divisions: Senior (50+), Super Senior (60+), Grand Master (70+)


Player Registration: Player Registration will take place from 10:00AM - 3:00PM on Thursday, September 23rd outside of the golf shop.


Player Food & Beverage: There will be lunch provided for each day of this Championship. Players may also make purchases in the grill using cash or credit.


Cart Fees: All cart and green fees are included in the tournament entry fee.


Spectator Carts: Spectator carts will not be permitted during this championship with the exception of a spectator who can provide an issued and active Handicap Permit. Final decision will be made by the MGA Staff and also the availability of carts at the host facility.


Caddies: Caddies are permitted during the championship. Players are responsible for supplying their own caddie. Caddies may ride in golf carts if it adheres to the MGA cart policy and there is an available seat. * MGA Cart Policy - there will be a maximum of 2 carts per group and 2 individuals per cart. *


Pairings: Pairings for the opening round will be released and updated on the MGA website by Monday, September 20th. Pairings will also be included in the Player Information that will be emailed to each player by Monday, September 20th.


Electronic Measuring Devices: Electronic devices that measure distance only are permitted for this championship.


USGA Groove Condition of Competition (Not in Effect): The USGA groove rules effective January 1, 2010 are NOT in effect for this competition.


Withdrawal Policy: In the event of a tournament withdraw; the player must notify the Mississippi Golf Association Office at 601-939-1131. If withdraw is made prior to tournament deadline, the player may receive a refund regardless of reason less a $25 administrative fee. For a withdraw made after the entry deadline, the player WILL NOT receive a refund unless the player has experienced a sudden illness or injury, a signed Doctor's note is provided, and only if the Mississippi Golf Association is notified prior to the first round of the tournament. All refund request must be submitted in writing to the MGA Tournament Director, Adam Smith. (adam@missgolf.org)


Host Hotel: 

Dancing Rabbit Inn 

13240 MS-16

Choctaw, MS 39350



Group Discount Code: S9MSAG1

Rates: Thursday $59

            Friday & Saturday $99

Silver Star

13541 MS-16,

Philadelphia, MS 39350



Group Discount Code: S9MSAG1

Rates: Thursday $59

            Friday & Saturday $99