MGA Championship
MGA Senior Amateur Championship
Wayzata Country Club | Wayzata, MN
September 25-27, 2023
MGA Championship

MGA Senior Amateur Championship

Wayzata Country Club | Wayzata, MN
September 25-27, 2023

Tournament Information

Registration Status: Open

Priority Listed Player Registration

All Other Players: July 1, 2023

Registration closes September 11

Entry Fees:

$175 (walking)

Golf Cart (Optional):  $60/person, shared cart (2 rounds) 
The use of a golf cart is permitted for this event.  Carts may be prepaid online at the time of registration.  If you do not prepay for your cart, you will be able to pay in the Golf Shop prior to each round.  Carts are available on a first come basis.  Final round golf carts are available through the Golf Shop prior to round 3.  Maximum of 2 carts/group allowed.  

Push Carts:  
You may use your own Push Cart during the Championship.  Wayzata CC has Push Carts availabe for $11 per round.  Please pay in the Golf Shop prior to your round.  (NOTE: Personal Push Carts ARE NOT to be used during practice rounds.)


Entries are open to amateur golfers:
  1. Who are currently Associate Members of the MGA at the club from which they are playing,
  2. Whose club is a current Member Club of the MGA, 
  3. Whose Handicap Index® for 18 holes does not exceed 7.4 at the time of entry, and
  4. Who must be at least 55 years of age on Monday, September 25, 2023.

An entry may be rejected by the Committee with just cause at any time, including after the competition has closed.  

NOTE: Handicap requirement IS NOT in effect for the Grand Master Division.

Additional Information

Championship & Senior Flight:  54-holes, individual stroke play
Master & Grand Master Flights:  36-holes, individual stroke play

The Overall Champion will be the person with the lowest 54-hole total from either the Senior or Master Flights.  In the event of a tie for the Championship, there will be a hole-by-hole playoff immediately following the conclusion of play.  A tie for first in any other flight will be broken by a scorecard playoff as recommended by USGA policy..

There will be a cut to the low 48 scorers and ties after 36 holes from the combined Senior and Master flights.  Those players will play an additional 18 holes on Day 3.

Monday, September 25:  Round 1 Starting times begin 7:30 am and 12:00 pm
Tuesday, September 26:  Round 2 Starting times begin 7:30 and 12:00 pm
Wednesday, September 27:  Round 3 Starting times begin 7:30 am
NOTE 1:  Round 1 Starting times will be available after registration has closed.  Master and Grand Master Flights will play in the afternoon on Day 1 and in the morning on Day 2.

The Championship will consist of three flights.  Players are assigned to a flight based on the player's age on the first day of the Championship:
  • Senior Flight: 55-64
  • Master Flight: 65-74
  • Grand Master Flight: 75 and above
NOTE: A player who is 75 or above may elect to play in the Master Flight, but must notify the MGA in writing prior to the entry deadline.

Practice Rounds:
Practice rounds will be available (see below).  To schedule a practice round, please contact the Wayzata Country Club Golf Shop (952/473-9769) and identify yourself as an MGA Senior Amateur contestant.  (NOTE: Personal Push Carts ARE NOT PERMITTED during practice rounds.  They may be used during the Championship proper.)

Wayzata has created specific days for practice rounds at a reduced rate of $80 (regular rate = $140).
Thursday, Sept 7 - After 1 pm
Monday, Sept 11 - After 1 pm
Thursday, Sept 14 - After 1 pm
Friday, Sept 15 - Between 10-11 am & After 1:30 pm
Monday, Sept 18 - After 1 pm 

Driving Range:
Range balls will be provided prior to play each day.  The range will open at least 60 minutes prior to play.

Food and Beverages:
A Players' meal will be available to all players after their round at no cost on Day 2.  

Last Year's Results - Crow River Golf Club

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