MGA Points Distribution

-MGAPoints System-

changes updated 2/10/2017

 

MGA State Championships:

All MGA State Championships will receive full points, regardless of field size.

Sanctioned Tournament Minimum Numbers:

There will no longer be a  minimum number of players required to be sanctioned. All sanctioned tournaments approved by the board will be sanctioned for points.  Full points for the sanctioned tournament will be awarded if the specific division has a minimum of the following: Regular/Open/Mid Am Division-40 players; Senior Division-15 players; Super Senior-7 players. The minimum number to receive full points is based on the number who begin playing the tournament in the specific division. If a lower number is in a specific division, the points awarded with will prorated based on the field size in the specific division.

Sanctioned Tournaments with out of state players or professionals:

Players who are from out of state, will be counted in the points distribution, but they will not earn MGA points. This also applies to events with professionals in the regular/open division.

Super Senior Division Points:

Players who are 60 and over will receive super senior division points. Super Senior Points will be awarded in tournaments with a specific super senior division, which plays a specific super senior tee. Including the Old Waverly Invitational, Bryan Cup, Bill Cass Senior Four-Ball, Super Senior Amateur, and any other sanctioned tournament with a specific super senior division. We will also award points to players over the age of 60 in tournaments without a specific super senior divison. The points willl be based on how you finish among all of the super seniors in the field. Players who are from out of state, will be counted in the points distribution, but they will not earn MGA points. Professional golfers, who are over the age of 60 will not be counted in the points distribution.

Senior Division Points:

Players who are 50 and over will receive senior division points. Senior Points will be awarded in tournaments with a specific senior division, which plays a specific senior tee. Including the Old Waverly Invitational, Bryan Cup Bill Cass Senior Four-Ball, Senior Amateur, and any other sanctioned tournament with a specific senior division. We will also award points to players over the age of 50 in tournaments without a specific senior division. The points will be based on how you finish among all of the seniors in the field. Players who are from out of state, will be counted in the points distribution, but they will not earn MGA points. Professional golfers, who are over the age of 50 will not be counted in the points distribution.

Governor's Cup Team Selections for 2018 teams and beyond:

Mid Am Players-Top 7 mid am players excluding college/high school players, current State Amateur Champion, current Mid Amateur Chamion, plus 1 captain's pick

Senior Players-Top 6 senior players, current Senior Amateur Champion, plus 1 captain's pick

Super Senior Players- current Super Senior Amateur Champion, Super Senior Player of the Year


MGA Points Distribution

The points cut off for the season is October 31 of the current year. The tournament must start on or before October 31 to be counted in the current year.

State Amateur Championship & Senior Amateur Championship

1st-250

2nd-200

3rd-150

4th-125

5th-100

6th-100

7th-90

8th-80

9th-75

10th-70

11th-60

12th-55

13th-50

14th-45

15th-35

16th-30

17th-25

18th-20

19th-15

20th-10

21st-5

22nd-5

23rd-5

24th-5

25th-5

         

 

Mid-Amateur Championship

1st-200

2nd-160

3rd-140

4th-120

5th-100

6th-90

7th-80

8th-75

9th-70

10th-60

11th-50

12th-45

13th-40

14th-35

15th-30

16th-25

17th-20

18th-15

19th-10

20th-5

 

Four-Ball/Bill Cass Senior Four-Ball (Points for each player)

1st-100

2nd-80

3rd-70

4th-60

5th-55

6th-50

7th-45

8th-40

9th-35

10th-30

 

Greenwood Invitational & Trustmark MPGA Invitational

1st-150 2nd-125 3rd-100 4th-90 5th-80 6th-75 7th-70 8th-65 9th-60 10th-55
11th-50 12th-45 13th-40 14th-35 15th-30 16th-25 17th-20 18th-15 19th-10 20th-5

 

2 Day Sanctioned Events

1st-80

2nd-60

3rd-50

4th40

5th-30

6th-25

7th-20

8th-15

9th-10

10th-5

 

3 Day Sanctioned Events

1st-100

2nd-80

3rd-70

4th-60

5th-55

6th-50

7th-45

8th-40

9th-35

10th-30

11th-25

12th-20

13th-15

14th-10

15th-5

 

USGA National Championships

US Open, US Senior Open

Qualify - 25

Make 36-Hole Cut - 50

Top 10 Finish - 100

Champion - 250

 

Southern Amateur, US Amateur, US Senior Amateur, US Amateur Four-Ball or US Mid-Amateur

Qualify - 25 Make Match Play - 50 (total) Make Round 32 - 65 (total)
Make Round 16 - 80 (total) Quarterfinalist - 100 (total) Semifinalist - 125 (total)
Champion - 200 (total)