Exempt Players

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

Professionals 

Last five year's Florida Senior Open Champions                                                            

2015
Eduardo Herrera
2014 Gary Koch
2013 Peter Horrobin
2012 N/A
2011 Mike San Filippo

Professionals finishing in the top ten and tied from last year’s Florida Senior Open

1
Eduardo Herrera
T3
Doug Dunakey
T3 Mike San Filippo
T3 Don Bell
T7

Tommy Stankowski

T7 Gene Fieger
T10
Gary Koch
T10 Glenn Gabriel
T10
Peter DuPriest

Championship Host Clubs' Representative (may be an amateur)

Gerry Knebels
Victor Tortorici

Professionals finishing in the top three and tied from current year’s South Florida Senior Open                                                                                                                               

 1 Gene Fieger
 2 John Lee
 T3 Trevor Dodds
T3 Lee Rinker

Professionals qualifying for the current year's PGA Senior Championship

Barry Cheesman
Gene Fieger
Mark Mielke
Mike San Filippo

Professionals qualifying for the current year's US Senior Open Championship

Ralph Howe
Greg Kraft
Chris Kaufman
Thomas Stankowski

Top three and tied from last year’s Dixie, NFPGA and SFPGA Section Senior (Regular Division) Championship                                  

Dixie NFPGA SFPGA  

Todd McCorkle

Barry Cheesman
Lee Rinker
Ned Martin
Freddy Gibson
Gene Fieger
Jeff Copeland
Gary Koch
John Lee
Fred Holton


Top five and tied from the last year's final Dixie, NFPGA and SFPGA Section Senior Player of the Year Points List                                                           

  Dixie NFPGA SFPGA
 1 Todd McCorkle
Barry Cheesman
Gene Fieger
 2 Fred Holton
Freddy Gibson
Mike San Filippo
 3 Ricky Smallridge
Bill Shriver
Jerry Tucker
 4 Ned Martin
Cary Splane
Lee Rinker
 5 Jeff Copeland
Jim Slattery
Peter Oakley

Current year's NFPGA Senior Match Play Champion

Kenny Knox
                                                                                                                                            

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 Senior Open Champions

2015
N/A
2014 N/A
2013 N/A
2012 Pete Williams
2011 N/A

Amateurs finishing top ten and tied from last year’s Florida Senior Open

2
Brigham Gibbs
T3 David Anthony
T7 Bob Levy
T10 Bob Macmillan
T10 Rick Woulfe

Low Amateur from last year's Florida Senior Open

Brigham Gibbs

Last two year's Senior Amateur Champions

2015 Gordon Marshall
2014 Pete Williams

Current year’s Senior Amateur Match Play Champion

Peter Wegmann

Amateurs finishing top three and tied from current year’s South Florida Senior Open                                                             

 1 N/A
 2 N/A
 3 N/A

Low Amateur from current year's South Florida Senior Open

Steve Sponder

Top five and tied from current year's Senior Amateur Championship 

1
Peter Wegmann
T2
Sam Till Jr
T2 David Anthony
4 Gordon Marshall
T5 Bob Mathers
T5 Rick Woulfe

Top five and tied from the last year's final FSGA Senior Player of the Year Points List

 1 Rick Woulfe
 2 Gordon Marshall
 3 Pete Williams
 4 Peter Wegmann
 5 Owen Joyner

Amateurs qualifying for the current year's US Senior Open Championship

John Lobb
Mike Finster

Amateurs qualifying for last year's US Senior Amateur Championship

 Buddy Alexander

Bobby Bryant

Doug LaCrosse
Kevin Macy
Edward Parnell
Dale Tallon
Bret Voisin
 Peter Wegmann
Pete Williams
Rick Woulfe
             
                                                                                                                
                                 
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