118th AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP
July 10-14, 2023
- 36 Holes of stroke-play qualifying to determine 32 match play qualifiers
- 132 players, comprised of exempt players and qualifiers, will compete in the championship
Monday, July 10: Round One of Qualifying - 18 Holes Stroke Play
Tuesday, July 11: Round Two of Qualifying - 18 Holes Stroke Play
Wednesday, July 12: Match Play - Round of 32 - Morning
Wednesday, July 12: Match Play - Round of 16 - Afternoon
Thursday, July 13: Match Play - Quarterfinals - Morning
Thursday, July 13: Match Play - Semifinals - Afternoon
Friday, July 14: Match Play - 36 Hole Final - Morning
Eligibility: Amateur golfers who have a membership with a RIGA member club or are a Rhode Island
resident and a Men’s Handicap Index of not more than 10.0.
Exemptions: 118th Amateur Championship Exempt Player List
Wednesday, June 7: Cranston CC
Monday, June 12: Segregansett CC
Wednesday, June 14: Fenner Hill GC
Each qualifying site will be limited to 78 players. Each player will have the choice as to which site they
would like to play, until that site becomes full. The number of qualifiers at each qualifier will be
determined by the RIGA after entries close, based on the size of the field at each site.
Alternates: an alternate pool will be formed that includes ALL players from each qualifying site with
the next best score after the cut line. After qualifying, all players in the pool will then be randomly
selected and ranked by number as alternates. The alternate list for will be published, posted online
and updated as players are added to the Championship Proper.
ENTRIES OPEN: Friday, March 3, 2023
ENTRIES CLOSE: Monday, May 29, 2023
PLAYER INFORMATION & PAIRINGS: Complete tournament details, including information about practice
rounds, pairings, starting times, and yardages played, will be emailed and posted on rigalinks.org after
QUALIFYING FEE: $125.
CHAMPIONSHIP FEE: $50. Player’s advancing to the Championship will be responsible for a $50.00 Championship
fee. This fee will be due from the player upon being transferred to the Championship proper in the online
registration system. The credit card used to initially register will be charged $50.00 to complete the processing
of the Championship fee.
EXEMPT PLAYER FEE: $175. For players who are exempt from pre-qualifying and includes the Entry fee, Championship fee and lunch on day 1 of the Championship Proper.
LATE ENTRIES: If a player wishes to enter a tournament after the entry deadline, and if there is an
available spot for that player, there will be an additional charge of $25.00.
CART & CADDIE POLICY: Cart and Caddie policy: New for 2023: Motorized carts will not be permitted for use during the Championship Proper. Motorized Carts are only permissible during the pre-qualifying stage. Cart fees are not included in the entry fee. If a player chooses to take a cart for the pre-Qualifying round, the fee can be paid on the day of competition in the club’s golf shop. A player may take a caddie, use a push/pull cart or carry their own bag at any stage of the competition.
CONDITIONS/SCHEDULES: The RIGA reserves the right to alter any of the conditions and schedules herein. The decision of the RIGA in any matter shall be final.