Be a part of history at the 82nd Dixie Amateur
A ranking event for the World Amateur Golf Rankings, Golfweek (amateurgolf.com) and scratchplayers.org
Published on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 09:49AM EDT
The Dixie Amateur is one of the world’s most historic and prestigious amateur championships with a consistently strong international field in beautiful South Florida.
First played in 1924, the Dixie Amateur has produced men’s champions such as 2012 FedEx Cup winner Brandt Snedeker, Hal Sutton, Jesper Parnevik, Lanny Wadkins and Peter Uihlein. LPGA superstar Alexis Thompson, Meaghan Francella and Angela Park are among the past women’s champions.
Divisions include Men, Senior and Super Senior Men, Women, Senior and Super Senior Women. All competitors are guaranteed three tournament rounds.
This year’s Dixie Amateur will get underway Dec. 13-15 with the Men’s Senior and Super Senior Division. All three rounds of the no-cut tournament will be played at Heron Bay Golf Club.
The Men’s Division takes place Dec. 18-21. Competitors will play one round each at Heron Bay, the Cypress Course at Palm-Aire Country Club, and the West Course at Woodlands Country Club. After the 54-hole cut to low 72 and ties, the final round will be played at Heron Bay.
The Women’s Division will be played at Heron Bay from Dec. 30-Jan. 2, with the Senior and Super Senior Women playing the fi rst three days in a 54-hole no-cut event.
The men’s and women’s champions are exempt into their respective Canadian Amateur Championship in 2013. Past men’s champions have been granted an exemption into the British Amateur.
For more information or to register, visit www.dixieamateur.com.