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The Southeastern Amateur is a top-level amateur golf tournament with a rich history dating back to 1922 - when the tournament was created by Fred Haskins. Each year, the Southeastern Amateur has the great honor of hosting many of the nations top amateur golfers, from Division I NCAA National Champions to the nations top Mid-Amateurs. 

88th Southeastern Amateur Exemption List

EXEMPTION CATEGORIES: Players maybe exempt based on any one or more of the following categories:  

(Note: Exempt players must fill out an entry form prior to the entry deadline.)

A.  Exemptions based on previous Southeastern Amateur Tournaments:

A-1    Any past champions (Amateurs in Good Standing)

A-2    Top 15 players and ties from 2016: (Amateurs in Good Standing - See list below)


Ashton Poole, Charlotte, NC

Charles Kim, Cedar Park, TX

Grant Hirschman, Collierville, TN

Steven Fisk, Stockbridge, GA

Jake Kevorkian, St. Petersburg, FL

Tyler Joiner, Leesburg, GA

Jake Marriott, Springfield, IL

Andy Ogletree, Little Rock, AR

Jared Bettcher, Auburn AL

Benjamin Shipp, Duluth, GA

David Snyder, Somerset, KY

Lloyd Jefferson Go, Phillipines

Stanton Schorr, Columbus, GA

William Rainey, Charlotte, NC

Wesley Gosslin, Knoxville, TN

Trace Crowe, Auburn, AL


B.  Exemptions based on other Amateur events/rankings:

B-1    Top 300 Ranked Players in the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking or World Amateur Golf Ranking

as of May 1st, 2016 (Conditionally Exempt)  

B-2    Top 10 and ties from the 2016 Oglethorpe Invitational

B-3    Top 10 and ties from the 2016 Rice Planters Invitational

B-4    Top 5 and Ties from the 2016 AFLAC Cup Final Points Standings

B-5    2016 Georgia Amateur Champion – Colin Bowle

B-6    2016 Georgia Mid - Amateur Champion –  John Engler

B-7    2016 Dogwood Invitational Champion – Charles Huntzinger

B-8    2016 Chattanooga Choo Choo Amateur Champion –Ben Wolcott

B-9   2016 Monroe Invitational Champion – Sean Crocker

B-10  2016 Players Amateur Champion – Sheng Jin

B-11   2016 Palmetto Amateur Champion – Trent Phillips

B-12   2016 North & South Amateur Champion – Timothy Conover

B-13   2016 Sunnehanna Amateur Champion – Collin Morikawa

C.  Exemptions based on Country Club of Columbus:

C-1    Top 2 finishers and ties in the 2016 Country Club of Columbus Men’s Championship – Cason Hammock and Charlie McDaniel

C-2    2016 Country Club of Columbus Senior Champion – Mel Mendenhall

C-3    2016 Country Club of Columbus Junior Champion – Charles Waldrep