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GAP Tournament updates

GAP is committed to the health and well-being of its Members, Member Clubs and Staff throughout the region during the COVID-19 pandemic. The remaining scheduled GAP Championships/Tournaments have a revised entry procedure to ensure a safe, competitive environment. A number of GAP Championships/Tournaments have been canceled.


Major Championships

Amateur Championship – Field size reduced to 78 players consisting of exemptions and low handicaps entered.

  • Format: Day 1 – 18 holes of stroke play qualifying with low 32 players advancing. A playoff, if necessary, for the final match play positions will be conducted on the morning of Day 2. Standard Amateur match play format follows.

Open Championship – Field size reduced to 78 players. Exemptions list will be expanded and invitations extended to fill the field.

  • Format: 36 holes stroke play, no cut. Purse: To be determined.

Patterson Cup – Field size reduced to 78 players. Exemptions list will be expanded and invitations extended to fill the field.

  • Format: 36 holes stroke play, no cut.

Cart Policy for Championships (Amateur, Open, Patterson Cup) – All players are permitted to take single rider carts. GAP will pay facilities and bill players electronically through Golf Genius. If there is a Junior who is in the field and not of age, a parent/escort/chaperone is permitted to drive the cart. If carts are not permitted due to weather, then the event will continue as a walking event. A reminder, no caddies allowed.


Amateur Tournaments

Marston Cup – Field size reduced to 78 players. Entrants determined by lowest Handicap Indexes.

Tee It Forward – Fall Net Championship – Field size reduced to 78 players.


Junior Tournaments

Christman Cup – Field size remains 78 players. The event will be shortened to 18 holes due to the one-tee start policy. Playoff: scorecard tiebreaker with Player of the Year points to be split evenly.

Father/Son (Younger) – Field size reduced to 124 players (62 teams). One-tee start.

Jock MacKenzie – Field size reduced to 78 players – flights for Junior Boys and Junior Girls. Junior-Junior Divisions are canceled. Playoff: scorecard tiebreaker with Player of the Year points to be split evenly.

Junior Boys’ Championship – Field size reduced to 78 players. Entrants selected based on Handicap Index.

  • Format: Day 1 – 18 holes of stroke play qualifying with low 32 players advancing (16 Championship Flight/16 First Flight). A playoff, if necessary, for the final match play positions of each Flight will be conducted on the morning of Day 2. Standard Junior Boys’ Championship match play format follows.

Junior-Junior Boys’ Championship – Qualifying will be done utilizing a one-tee start. This will extend the Championship by one day in order to complete match play.


Senior Tournaments

Brewer Cup – Field sized reduced to 78 players (54 seniors, 24 super seniors) consisting of exemptions and low handicaps entered. Playoff for match play to be decide by lot.

Chapman Cup (Gross) – Field sized reduced to 78 players (54 seniors, 24 super seniors) consisting of exemptions and low handicaps entered. Playoff: scorecard tiebreaker with Player of the Year points to be split evenly.

Chapman Cup (Net) – Field size reduced to 78 players.

Senior Amateur Championship – Field sized reduced to 78 players (54 seniors, 24 super seniors) consisting of exemptions and low handicaps entered.

Warner Cup (Gross) – Field sized reduced to 78 players (54 seniors, 24 super seniors) consisting of exemptions and low handicaps entered. Playoff: scorecard tiebreaker with Player of the Year points to be split evenly.


Additional Tournament information

Tournaments pending committee decision

  • Four-Ball Stroke Play Championship
  • Father-Son (Older)
  • Father-Son (Middle)
  • Middle-Amateur Championship
  • Mixed Foursomes Championship
  • Senior 27-Hole Challenge
  • Women’s Spring Scramble

Canceled events

  • BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship Qualifying
  • Caddie Tournament
  • Compher Cup
  • Four-Player Team
  • Francis X. Hussey Memorial
  • Middle-Amateur Championship Qualifying
  • Open Championship Qualifying
  • Patterson Cup Qualifying
  • Pre-Junior Events
  • Pro-President, Golf & Green event
  • Senior Challenge Matches
  • Senior Club Team Challenge
  • Senior Four-Ball Stroke Play
  • Senior Four-Man Team
  • The Deeg Sezna
  • Team Championship Qualifying
  • Team Championship
  • Tee It Forward – Spring Net Championship
  • Tournament of Champions
  • Warner Cup (Net)
  • Williamson Cup