Exempt Players

Players in the following categories will be eligible for exemption provided they  meet all entry and eligibility requirements and file a complete entry before the close of entries. 

NOTE: Blank entries will be filed by the FSGA for players who become exempt after the close of entries

Professionals

Last five year's Florida Open Champions

2013 Tyler McCumber
2012
N/A
2011
Rod Perry
2010
N/A
2009
N/A

Professional finishing top ten and tied of last year's Florida Open

Tyler McCumber
 Nyasha Mauchaza
 Rod Perry
 Chase Seiffert
 Kevin Aylwin
 Tyler Hock
 David Hronek
 Gene Fieger
 Zachary Primavera
 John Nieporte

Championship Host Club's Representative

E J McDonnell

Current year's SFPGA Open Champion

Justin McCarraher

Last year's Dixie and SFPGA Professional Champion

Dixie SFPGA
Eric Williamson
Jay Westerlund

Current year's Fort Lauderdale Open Champion

Jason Hrynkiw

Last year's NFPGA PNC Champion

David Damesworth

Last year's Dixie, NFPGA and SFPGA Section Champions

Dixie NFPGA SFPGA
Eric Williamson
Rod Perry
Jay Westerlund

Last year's Dixie, NFPGA, SFPGA Section Senior (Regular Division) Champion

Dixie NFPGA SFPGA
Todd McCorkle
Stan Cooke
Lee Rinker

Last year's Dixie, NFPGA, SFPGA Section Chapter Champions

 Dixie NFPGA SFPGA
Jay Lerrille-Gulf Coast
Billy Pomeroy-Northern
Brian Varsey-Southern
Steve Cutler-Alabama
Donny Lee-East Central
Jay Westerlund-Southwest

Tyler Witman-Southwestern
Paul Scaletta-Southeast

Ryan Hritz-West Central

Last year's Dixie, NFPGA, SFPGA Section Assistant Champions

 Dixie

NFPGA

SFPGA
Blanton Tessin
Keith Kulzer
David Ladd

Last year's Dixie Section Match Play Champion

Zachary Portemont

Current year's NFPGA Section Match Play Champion

Kevin Crawford

Last year's Dixie, NFPGA, SFPGA Section Senior

(Regular Division) Player of the Year

Dixie NFPGA SFPGA
Todd McCorkle
Bill Sellers
Gene Feiger

Last year's top five and tied on the final Dixie, NFPGA and SFPGA Section Player of the Year Points List

Dixie
NFPGA SFPGA
Todd McCorkle
Rod Perry
Alan Morin
Blanton B. Tessin
Donny Lee
Jay Westerlund
David W. Hanson David Hronek
Gene Fieger
Eric Williamson Ryan Hritz Mike San Filippo
Neil Thompson David Damesworth Richard Terga

Amateurs 

Note: Loss of Exemptions - If a player turns professional, he loses any exemption(s) he previously earned as an amateur player with the FSGA

Last five year's Florida Open Champions

2013
N/A
2012
Chase Seiffert
2011
N/A
2010
Ben Vertz
2009
Tommy Murray

Top 200 and tied  from last year's final World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR)

21

Sam Horsfield

45 Jorge Garcia
50 Dou Zecheng
53 Chase Koepka
68 M J Maguire
75 Austen Truslow
113 Jack Maguire
134 Chase Marinell
162 Curtis Thopson

Amateurs finishing in the top ten and tied of last year's Florida Open

Robert Geibel
Chase Marinell
Kyle Martin

Current year's Amateur Champion

Gabriel Lench

Last two year's Amateur Champions

2013 Sam Horsfield
2012
Chase Seiffert

Last year's top five and tied Amateur Champion finishers

1 Sam Horsfield
2 Sean Kelly
3 Thad Hudgens
T4 Jack Maguire
T4 Kevin Jorden

Last year's top five and tied  on the final FSGA Player of the Year Points List

1 Jon Veneziano
2 Thad Hudgens
3 Sam Horsfield
4 Joe Alfieri
5 Don Bell

Last year's Junior Amateur Player of the Year

Sam Horsfield

Last year's Senior Amateur Player of the Year

Doug LaCrosse

Last year's Boys Junior Champion (16-18 age division)

Jacob Kline

Last year's Amateur Match Play Champion

Kevin Jorden

Last year's Mid-Amateur Champion

Jon Veneziano

 

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