Championship Details


Date: June 27-29, 2023


Course: Wine Valley Golf Club, Walla Walla, Wash.


Entry Fee: $235


Entry Includes: One hosted practice round, two/three rounds of competition, tee gift, range balls, crystal awards for top finishers and a merchandise payout.


Entry Deadline: Monday, June 5, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.


Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who: (1) have an up-to-date Handicap Index issued by a WA Golf member club not exceeding 8.4, (2) are members in good standing of a WA Golf member club, and (3) meet one of the following requirements: (a) are on the Exempt Player List, or (b) qualify at one of the five qualifiers.


Age: No age requirements


Field Limit: Field will be limited to 120 qualified entrants. At the close of entry, the field of 120 will be filled by exempt players and players who advance from the five qualifiers.


Schedule: 54-hole stroke play (gross only), with a 36-hole cut to the low 60 players and ties. In the event of a tie, the winner will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole playoff.


Practice Round: All players will be allowed one complimentary practice round prior to the championship.


Caddies: A player may provide his own caddie. Host club caddies will not be available.




Carts: The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect.


As a general rule, players and their caddies must walk the course at WA Golf Championships. But consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a disabled player or caddie may be permitted to use a golf cart as an accommodation to his or her disability. As required by the ADA, WA Golf will evaluate such requests on a case-by-case basis. The required form entitled Golf Cart Request Form (as well as additional important information for first time and subsequent requests for a cart) is available at the following link:


Exempt Players: All past Washington Men’s Amateur Champions in addition to those listed on the Exempt Player List.

WA Golf Performance Points: Awarded to Champion (125), Runner-up (100), Top-5 (75), Top-10 (50), Top-15 (25), Top-20 (10), and Top-30 (5) finishers

Exemptions: Champion earns an exemption into the following events:

  • Lifetime exemption into the Washington Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 2024 Washington Champion of Champions
  • 2024 Pacific Northwest Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 2023 Pacific Coast Amateur Championship