2019 GLT Elite Amateur Series
Membership & Details
2019 Elite Amateur Series Event Rates
2019 Elite Amateur Series Details
- Open to all amateur golfers with a verified handicap factor/index of 4.9 or less. Verification must be presented i.e. Golf Canada, USGA or PGA professional verification.
- The series will be conducted in conjunction with all regular Great Lakes Tour events.
- Amateurs will compete in the same tournament fields as the professionals and will accumulate points based on their overall position in the field.
- Bonus points will be issued to players finishing in the top 30% = 2pts, 20% = 5pts or 10% = 10pts of a field. Win a professional event and receive an additional 50pts.
- Players will accumulate points towards a season long Elite Amateur Series Order of Merit. The Top 12 Amateurs on the Order of Merit will qualify for the Elite Amateur Series Championship July 25-26, 2019 (RD1 and RD2 Southern Ontario Open). Each qualifier will receive a prize payout (Gift Card and Equipment) based on their final position on the Order of Merit at the conclusion of the Series Championship. A portion of the membership dollars will be applied to season long prize payout.
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- The winner of the Elite Amateur Series Order of Merit will be deemed the Great Lakes Tour Amateur Champion.
- Great Lakes Tour has (1) one amateur exemption into all 36 hole events on the Circuit Canada Pro Tour in 2019. Top performing Elite Amateur Series members may be eligible for these exemptions throughout the season.
Great Lakes Tour Elite Amateur Series Mission
The mission of this series is to provide elite amateur golfers a competitive season long series to help develop their games and gain valuable experience competing in professional events. We understand that many amateurs currently in College or entering their first seasons after college, have the goal of turning professional and working their way to the PGA TOUR or European Tour. This series will provide all elite amateurs the platform to develop their skills and a level of comfort to assist them in competing on a larger stage. If your goal is to play on the PGA TOUR or win your Club Championship, this series is a starting point that will provide a tournament experience and atmosphere to help attain your short and long term goals.