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
Gabriel Lench
2 Marc Dull
3 Ben Reichert
T4 David Morgan 
T4 Joe Alfieri
T4 Tyler Wilkes
7 Josh Pisarri
8 Michael Sakane
T9 Corey Carlson
T9  Talin Rajendranath
T9 Andrew Kozan
T12 Jordan Batchelor
T12 Brandon Pen
14 Blake Dyer
15 Manuel Girona

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

1 Marc Dull
2 Gabriel Lench
3 Joe Alfieri
4 Garrett Barber
5 Chip Brooke
6 Miles McConnell
7 Mike Finster
8 Scott Turner
9 Devin Hernandez
10 Nicholas Gabrelcik
11
Steve Carter
T12 David Morgan
T12 Ben Reichert
14 Luis Gagne
15 Daniel Eggertsson
16 Carl Santos-Ocampo
17 Bob Campione
18 Jordan Batchelor
19 Daniel Debra
20 Trevor Hulbert

Championship Host Clubs' Representative

Steve Green
Paul Stockall

Last year's Florida Open Low Amateur

Gabriel Lench

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

1
Gabriel Lench
2 Joe Alfieri
T5 Michael Finster
T5  Alexander Vogelsong
T5 Devon Hopkins

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

Tyler Wilkes

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

Chase Gullikson

Last year's FJT Tour Championship Champion (16-18 Age Division)

Brenden Valdes

Last year's Amateur Match Play Semifinalists          

Joe Alfieri
David Morgan
Trevor Hulbert
Nicholas Gabrelcik

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

Scott Turner
Daniel Eggertsson
Kevin Johnson

Current year's Amateur Public Links Champion 

Nicholas Gabrelcik

Last year's Mid-Senior Champion

Miles McConnell

Last year's Senior Amateur Player of the Year

Pete Williams

Current year's Senior Amateur Champion

Kelly Gosse

Current and last two year's Mid-Amateur Champions

2019 TJ Shuart
2018
Marc Dull
2017 Robert Bechtol

Current year's Mid-Amateur Championship Semifinalists

TJ Shuart
Joey Latowski
Aaron Badz
Matthew Lemma

Last year's Junior Player of the Year

Tyler Wilkes

Last year's FJT 16-18 Points Champion

Tyler Wilkes

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

Joe Alfieri
Andrew Alligood
Garrett Barber
Jake Beber-Frankel
Eric Berggren
Steven Chervoney
Luis Gagne
Jorge Garcia
Devin Hernandez
Jacob Huizinga
Kaleb Johnson
Won Jun Lee
Jonah Leach
Davis Lee
Brandon Mancheno
Gary Nicklaus
Chris Nido
Ben Reichert
Tyler Strafaci
Grant Sutliff
Alexander Vogelsong

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

Paul Tesori

Special Exemption due to 2017 Mid-Amateur date change:

Chip Brooke

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