Exempt Players

Exempt Player (alpha by last name) Exemption Category 
Alfredo Adrian  2
Joe Alfieri  27
Mike Andre  2
Stephen Arnold  11
Jon Balyeat  8
Christian Bartolacci  8
Jordan Batchelor (a)  19
Jason Beatty  9
Hugo Bernard  2
Justin Bertsch  8, 11, 14
Fred Biondi  17
Matt Borchert  8, 9, 11, 14
Dillon Board   2
Jennifer Borocz  11
Fielding Brewbaker  12
Matt Cahill  8, 9
Tyler Collet  8, 9, 14
Sean Dale  1
David Damesworth  9
Will Davenport (a)  20
JC Deacon  1, 2
Matt Doyle  8, 9
Andrew Filbert  8, 14
Nathalie Filler  9, 11
Rafael Floriani  10
Ryan Fountain  12
Kiko Francisco Coelho (a)  22, 24
Taylor Fulbright  12
Nicholas Gabrelcik (a)  2, 22
Rick Gomes  8, 9
Kenny Goodykoontz  2
Dean Greyserman  17, 19, 20
Devon Hopkins (a)  2
Ryan Hritz  8
David Hronek  8, 14
Jason Hrynkiw  9, 14
Caleb Johnson  1
Nick Joy  9
Michael Kartrude  2, 11
Greg Koch  8, 9, 12, 14
Keith Kulzer  8, 10, 15
Joey Latowski (a)  20, 21
John Lee  8, 9
Gabriel Lench  1
Jason Martin
 8
Michael Mays (a)  19
Tyler McArdell  12
Justin McCarraher  8, 9
Velten Meyer  2
Adam Miller  8, 9
Alan Morin  8, 9, 14, 15
Emily Motta  9
Greg O'Mahony  5
Ryan Orr  2
Rushi Oza  8, 9, 11
Raul Pereda  2
Rod Perry  8, 9, 14, 16
Dave Pilkington  9, 14
Greyson Porter (a)  19
Patrick Rada  8, 9
Ben Reichert (a)  17
Jason Robinson  8
Paul Royak (a)  23
Mark Rummings  8, 9
Paul Scaletta  9
Adam Scrimenti
 8, 9, 14
Justin Sheehan  16
Matthew Sheperd  12
Dick Smith
 9
Justin Smith  7
Tyler Strafaci (a)  20
Bob Wallace
 12
Michael Welch  12
Jeremy Wells  12
Ryan Zylstra  12

Categories

Players in the following categories will be eligible for exemption provided they meet all entry and eligibility requirements.


Overall

applies to both amateurs & professionals in category


1)  Last five Florida Open Champions


2)  Top ten and tied from last year's Florida Open Championship


3)  Championship Host Clubs' Representatives


4)  Current year's Florida Senior Open Champion


5)  Current year's Fort Lauderdale Open Champion


6)  Players qualifying for the current year's U.S. Open Championship


7)  Current year's SFPGA Open Champion


Professionals


8)  Players qualifying for the current year's PGA Professionals Championship


9)  Top ten & tied from last year's Section Championship (NFPGA, SFPGA & AL-NWFL PGA)


10)  Last year's Senior Section Champions (NFPGA, SFPGA & AL-NWFL PGA)


11)  Last year's Chapter Champions (NFPGA, SFPGA & AL-NWFL PGA)


12)  Last year's top five and tied - Section Assistants Championship (NFPGA, SFPGA & AL-NWFL PGA)


13)  Last year's AL-NWFL PGA Section Match Play Championship Finalists


14)  Last year's top five and tied from final Section Player of the Year Points Lists (NFPGA, SFPGA & AL-NWFL PGA)


15)  Last year's Senior Section Player of the Year (NFPGA, SFPGA & AL-NWFL PGA)


16)  Current year's NFPGA Section Match Play Championship Finalists


Amateurs
17)  Current and last two year's Amateur Champions


18)  Top 200 & tied WAGR Ranking - January 1 & May 1 of current year

  • January 1 WAGR Ranking - PDF link will be active after date

  • May 1 WAGR Ranking - PDF link will be active after date

19)  Last year's top five and tied Amateur Championship finishers


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


21)  Last year's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year


22)  Last year's Junior Amateur Player of the Year


23)  Last year's Senior Amateur Player of the Year


24)  Last year's Boys' Junior Champion (16-18 Age Division)


25)  Last year's Amateur Match Play Champion


26)  Last year's Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Champion


27)  Current year's Mid-Amateur Champion


28) Florida Residents finishing in the top 5 of the GCSAA National Championship


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