Qualifying Information


To compete in the 96th NYS Men's Amateur Championship at Irondequoit, non-exempt players must advance through sectional qualifying. Listed below is an overview of the sectional qualifying rules, conditions, and schedules.


.....Host.Club..... ....Date.... Spots


 Tees PGA.Professional  Golf.Shop
Colonie G&CC July 2 12  8:00am

 Black (6,993y)  

Frank Mellet  518.765.4103
 Links at Hiawatha July 1


 12:30pm  Blue (6,586y) J.B. Bump  607.687.6952
Lancaster CC July 2



 Blue (6,655y)

Michael Dziabo   716.683.1854
Wayne Hills CC  June 30


 12:00pm  Gold (6,884y) Tim Phelps


Mill Pond GC July 10


 11:00am  Blue (6,304y) Mike Darrell


Powelton Club July 12


 7:30am  White (6,193y) Robert Jamison  845.561.7409
Malone GC June 26


 9:00am  Blue (6,545y) John Dotte


Ravenwood GC July 2


 7:30am  Burgundy (6,966y) Mike Roeder  585.924.6711
Seven Oaks GC June 27 6  10:00am  Black (6,950y)  Dallas Pylinski  315.824.1432
Yahnunadsis GC June 29


 8:00am  Black (6,811y) Todd Riolo  315.732.3950
Ives Hill CC

June 27


 8:00am  Green (6,646y) Peter Beames  315.775.4653


Are available using the pairings menu option above.


Practice Rounds

The availability and pricing of practice rounds is set at the discretion of the host club. Note that a club is not required to offer practice rounds. Please contact the club for more information.


Golf Carts

The use of a golf cart is included in the entry fee for this qualifier, although their use is not required. There is a limit of two carts per group. If only two players are riding, they are required to take only one cart. The use of carts will not be permitted at Irondequoit.


Push Carts
Players are permitted to use push carts, whether motorized or manual, during this qualifier.



Caddies are permitted during all rounds of this championship. Caddies are required to dress appropriately (proper golf attire) and act in a manner consistent with the etiquette of golf. If the player chooses to ride, a caddie may ride as well if space is available with the two cart limit of the group.



If you player must withdraw, please contact the NYSGA office at 315-471-6979 or email NYSGA Intern Ryan Doyle at rdoyle@nysga.org. A refund of $50 will be issued if notice is received 48 hours prior to the start of the player's assigned qualifier.


Last Chance Qualifier

A player can transfer their entry to the Last Chance Qualifier (Date and Site TBD) for a fee of $40. To switch to this qualifier, please email NYSGA Intern Ryan Doyle at rdoyle@nysga.org with the subject "NYS Am Qualifying Chance to Last Chance Qualifier" and include your name and current qualifying site in the body.


Dress Code

Players are required to wear neatly pressed, traditionally accepted golf attire. If a contestant is found to be wearing clothing contrary to this code, or is wearing acceptable clothing in a non-traditional manner, he will be asked to make the necessary corrections or risk the penalty of disqualification.