Exempt Players

Players in the following categories are eligible for exemption provided they meet all entry and eligibility requirements:    

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

Top 1,000 from last year's final World Amateur Golf Ranking

Click here for the last year's final World Amateur Golf Rankings. (finalized 12/31/2018)

Last 25 year's  Amateur Champions

2018 Gabriel Lench
2017 Cristian DiMarco
2016 Jacob Huizinga
2015 Jimmy Jones
2014
Gabriel Lench
2013 Sam Horsfield
2012 Chase Seifert
2011 Tyler McCumber
2010 Sean Dale
2009 Blayne Barber
2008 Judson Eustaquio
2007 Matthew Galloway
2006 Jeff Dennis
2005 Ryan Abbate
2004
Brad Quiri
2003 Richard Maddox
2002 Ty Harris
2001 Robbie Schulz
2000 Justin Biggs
1999 Akio Sadakata
1998 Daniel Owen
1997 Mark Leetzow
1996 Steve Carrington
1995 Mark Leetzow
1994 Chris Couch

Top 15 and tied from last year's Amateur Championship

1
Cristian DiMarco
280
2 Brandon Mancheno
284
T3 Kyler Tate
285
T4
Jackson Suber
285
T5  Garrett Barber
288
T5
Kyle Kidd
288
7
Henry Westmoreland
289
T8
Kerry Sweeney
290
T8
Dillon Woods
290
10
Greyson Porter
291
T11
Jesse Daley
292
T11
Corey Cralson
292
13
Tyler Wilkes
294
T14
Chris Nido
295
T14
Jacob Huizinga
295
T14 Jonah Wasserstrom 295
T14 Jake Shaw 295

Top 20 and tied from last year's final Player of the Year Points List

1 Marc Dull
2 Chip Brooke
3 Joe Alfieri
4 Jacob Huizinga
5 Cristian DiMarco
T6 Brandon Mancheno
T6 Garrett Barber
8 Robert Bechtol
9 Matthew Marino
10 Tyler Shook
11
Christopher Carlin
12 Christian Bosso
13 Ricky Hendler
14 Kelly Sellers
15 Dustin Dingus
16 Scott Turner
17 Tiger Godwin
18 Tyler Strafaci
T19 Kyler Tate
T19 Jackson Suber

Championship Host Clubs' Representative

Adam Fox
Bill Yaegers

Last year's Florida Open Low Amateur

Christopher Carlin
Chip Brooke

Amateurs finishing top five and tied from last year's Florida Open Championship

N/A
N/A

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

Fred Biondi

Last year's Boys Junior Champion (13-15 Age Division)  

Tyler Wilkes

Last year's Amateur Match Play Semifinalists          

Jacob Huizinga
Ricky Hendler
Dustin Dingus
Marc Dull

Last year's top three and tied Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship finishers

Marc Dull
Chip Brooke
Joe Alfieri

Current year's Amateur Public Links Champion 

TBD

Last year's Mid-Senior Champion

Event Cancelled

Last year's Senior Amateur Player of the Year

George DeSear

Current year's Senior Amateur Champion

Bill Barnes

Current and last two year's Mid-Amateur Champions

2018
Marc Dull
2017
Robert Bechtol
2016 Chip Brooke

Current year's Mid-Amateur Championship Semifinalists

Marc Dull
Jeff Golden
Devin Hernandez
T J Shuart

Last year's Junior Player of the Year

Brandon Mancheno

Last year's FJT 16-18 Points Champion

Jacob Penny

Florida residents qualifying for last year's U.S. Amateur

Andrew Alligood
Garrett Barber
Steven Chevrony
Kyle Flexsenhar
Michael Hamilton
Austin Hitt
Cameron Knight
Colin Kresl
Kymer Li
Brandon Mancheno
Alec Nachmann
Ben Reichert
Tyler Strafaci

Current year's final Winter Series Mid-Amateur (25-54) Points Leader

Paul Tesori

Last Year's FHSAA Boys Class 1A Individual Champion

Garrett Barber

Last Year's FHSAA Boys Class 2A Individual Champion

Stewart Slayden

Last Year's FHSAA Boys Class 3A Individual Champion

Jonathan Yaun

Special Exemption due to 2017 Mid-Amateur date change:

T J Shuart

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