The Gadsden Country Club to Host 25th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship & 4th Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship
The Gadsden Country Club
GADSDEN, AL (May 19, 2022) – The Alabama Golf Association’s 25th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship & 4th Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship will be held at The Gadsden Country Club in Gadsden, AL from May 20-22, 2022. 82 golfers will compete for the coveted State Senior Championship title, and 41 players will compete for the Super-Senior Championship title.
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This marks the second time The Gadsden Country Club has hosted the Alabama State Senior Championship and the first time The Gadsden Country Club has hosted the Alabama State Super-Senior Championship.
Defending State Senior Champion, Doug McLeod of Mobile, returns to compete for this year’s State Senior title. Stewart “Buddy” Alexander of Auburn, the inaugural State Super-Senior Champion, returns to the field once again this year.
State Senior Amateur Championship entries are open to any male amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Alabama, has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club that does not exceed 10.4 and has reached his 50th birthday by May 20, 2022.
State Super-Senior Amateur Championship entries are open to any male amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Alabama, has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club that does not exceed 15.4 and has reached his 65th birthday by May 20, 2022.
State Senior & Super-Senior Amateur Championship(s) Facts
Yardage: 6274 yards (35-36–71) (State Senior); 5802 yards (35-36–71) (State Super-Senior)
Course & Slope Rating: 70.2/130 (State Senior); 68.0/125 (State Super-Senior)
● 54 holes of gross individual stroke play.
● The field will be cut to the low TBD players and ties after 36 holes.
● The lowest score for 54 holes will be the Champion.
● In the event of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole play-off will be held immediately following play.
● The play-off holes and order of play will be determined by the AGA. All other ties will be split equally.
● Initial groupings will be for the first two rounds. Following the cut, the field will be re-paired by score for the final round.
State Senior & Super-Senior Amateur Championship(s) Schedule
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Tee times available for practice rounds.
Registration 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, May 20, 2022
Round 1: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. off #1 & #10 tees.
18 holes of Stroke Play.
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Round 2: Tee times begin at 8:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. off #1 & #10 tees.
18 holes Stroke Play
Field cut to low TBD players and ties.
Field re-grouped according to score.
Sunday, May 22, 2022
Final Round: Tee times begin at 8:00 a.m. off #1 & #10 tees.
18 holes Stroke Play.
These Championships are conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.
About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)
The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 117 member clubs represented by over 23,000 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.
AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, and administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating, and education. The AGA annually conducts 23 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.
Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.
For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.
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