Entries are open to male amateur golfers who, as of Septemer 4, 2018 are 50 years of age or older with USGA Handicap Indexes™ of 18.1 and less.
All entrants must be members in good standing of an OGA Member Club. Entries will be accepted according to the lowest USGA Handicap Indexes as of the entry deadline. The field will be limited to the lowest 96 qualified men.
The Senior defending Men’s Champion Bob Harrington and 31 finishers from the 18-hole stroke play qualifier will advance to the single elimination Championship flight match play portion of the competition, with the remaining entrants placed in single elimination match play flights according to score. There will be NO age bracket flights.
$200.00 entry fee must accompany entry form and will include:
- One practice round and two guaranteed rounds of competition
- OGA hosted lunch the first two days
- Tee prizes
- Special awards from Jones Sports Co. will be awarded to Men's Champions
Refunds are NOT available after the closing date of August 22nd, except for documented medical reasons. All refunds are subject to a $20.00 administrative fee.
A mailed entry must reach the OGA office by 5pm on August 22nd. Entries by telephone, FAX, or email must accompany payment. Online entries are accepted until midnight at www.oga.org. Late entries will be accepted and placed on an alternate’s list to fill spots if they become available up until a time that the OGA Staff establishes. Late entries will not be accepted unless they are accompanied by the correct entry fee, plus an additional fee of $25. Contestants must contact the OGA in order to submit a late entry.
Schedule of Play
TUESDAY, SEPT. 4: 18-Hole Qualifying Round
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5: (a.m.) Round 1 of Match Play
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5: (p.m.) Round 2 of Match Play (Men-Champ)
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6: (a.m.) Quarterfinals
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6: (p.m.) Semifinals
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7: (a.m.) 18-Hole Final Matches
(Awards Reception and Ceremony immediately following play)
All past Senior Amateur Champions are eligible for guaranteed entry into the Championship. Exempt players must meet the eligibility requirements and must enter by the entry deadline.
Practice Round Details
Players may call the Illahe Hills CC (503-581-3233), to make practice round arrangements. Practice rounds can be scheduled on a space available basis and after 1:00 pm on weekends and Monday, September 3rd. Contestants are eligible for one complimentary practice round. Practice rounds are for contestants only and will not be extended to guests, caddies, or family members. Players who wish to use their practice round are expected to abide by all club rules including pace of play.