Date: August 7-11, 2023
Location: The Home Course | DuPont, Wash.
Entry Fee: $240 (USD)
Entry Includes: One hosted practice round, two rounds of stroke play qualifying, match play rounds for the 32 players who qualify, tee gift, range balls, one hosted lunch or food voucher, crystal awards for medalist and top eight finishers.
Entry Deadline: Monday, July 17, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who: (1) will have reached their fortieth birthday by August 7, 2023, (2) have an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index or Golf Canada Handicap Factor not exceeding 8.4, and (3) are members in good standing of a PNGA Member Association (BC Golf, IGA, OGA, WA Golf) or have received a Presidential Invitation.
Field Limit: Field will be limited to 72 qualified entrants. At the close of entry, the field of 72 will be filled by the lowest USGA Handicap Indexes and Golf Canada Handicap Factors in addition to exempt players and Presidential Invitees. A list of registered participants with handicap index is available on the event portal HERE.
Registered players who do not make the field of 72 will be placed on a waitlist based on handicap index at the close of entries. A full refund will be issued to all players who do not make the championship field.
- Stroke Play: 36-hole stroke play to determine 32 qualifiers for match play. A tie for the last qualifier’s place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.
Only the low 32 qualifiers will advance to match play
- Match Play: A draw based on qualifying scores will be used. Ties in qualifying rounds will be decided by a blind draw, except that places of those participating in a play-off will be determined by performance in the play-off.
Practice Round: All players will be allowed one complimentary practice round prior to the championship. Players may not schedule their practice round until after the entry deadline.
Caddies: A player may provide his own caddie. Host club caddies will not be available.
Carts: Players and caddies may ride in a golf cart. Cart fees are $18 per seat/day. Fees for stroke play qualifying will be collected during registration. Fees for match play will be paid to the golf shop on the day of rental.
Exemptions: All past PNGA Men’s Master-40 Amateur Champions; 2022 PNGA Men’s Master-40 Amateur runner-up, Dustin Ianson; semifinalists, Ryan Welborn and Bob Wheeler. Other exempt players: Dusty Schmidt and Patrick Weeks.
Lodging: The PNGA has partnered with Book Your Block to negotiate discounted hotel rates for players and guests. Hotels rooms can be booked online after selecting the applicable Championship from the dashboard on the link below: PNGA – BOOK YOUR BLOCK DASHBOARD