The 2018 State Amateur Championship will be conducted at Elizabethtown Country Club, June 25-27 with a practice round on the 24th.
The tournament will have three divisions, Championship, Mid-Amateur and Senior. All divisions will be match play. The tournament is open to qualified legal resident women members of clubs belonging to the Women’s Kentucky State Golf Association.
The Championship Division is open to any participant regardless of age. The Championship Division will have a Title Flight of 32 players and additional flights of 8 players. The Title Flight will consist of the defending champion and the 31 lowest handicapped entrants, or the 32 lowest handicapped entrants if the defending champion is not entered. The Title Division will play first and second round matches on Monday, quarterfinal and semifinal matches on Tuesday and the finals on Wednesday. The other flights have one match per day.
The Mid-Amateur Division will be open to any participant 25 years of age or older. The participants will be placed in flights of 8 based on handicaps. If the defending champion is entered, she will receive the number one seed in the first flight.
The Senior Division will be open to any participant 55 years of age or older. The participants will be paired in flights of 8 based on handicaps. If the defending champion is entered, she will receive the number one seed in the first flight.
The committee reserves the right to maintain full divisions.
Anyone who loses a match on Monday is eligible for the optional 18 hole medal play event on Tuesday. Gross and net prizes will be awarded.
There will be an optional two woman partner tournament in conjunction with the practice round. The format is best net ball of the two. Tee time priority will be given to those participating in the partner tournament.
A block of rooms has been reserved at Wingfield Inn and Suites at a cost of $80.99 plus tax a night. You must make reservations by May 28 to guarantee availability. Call 270-769-3030 to make a reservation.