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56th Delaware Open

Bidermann Golf Course | August 23 - August 24

Exemption Categories

Delaware Open – The following amateurs and professionals shall be exempt from qualifying, provided they meet all existing DSGA eligibility requirements:
1. Top 25 & Ties from 2020 Delaware Open Championship
2. Amateurs who finished Top-15 & ties in the 2020 Delaware Amateur Championship;
3. Junior amateurs who finished Top-2 & ties in the 2020 Junior Championship;
4. Amateurs who finished Top-2 & ties in the 2020 Senior Championship;
5. 2020 Mid-Open Low-Amateur;
6. 2020 Mid-Open Low-Professional;
7. The Head Professional of the host club of the 2021 Delaware Open + 1 additional spot used at club’s discretion;
8. Professionals who finished Top-2 & ties at the 2021 RBCC Pro-Am;
9. Professionals who finished Top-2 & ties at the 2021 Interclub Pro-Am;
10. Delaware Amateur Champions from 2016 through 2020 (5 years);
11. Delaware Open Champions from 2011 through 2020 (10 years);
12. Qualifiers for 2020 USGA Championships
13. 2020 GAP, MSGA, MAGA, NJSGA, or PAGA Major Champions
14. Committee Exemptions

Notes –

Any player who earned an exemption as an amateur and has since turned professional will lose their exemption.  

If an eligible player has a conflict with the 2021 Delaware Open Qualifier (July 26), they may write a letter to the DSGA Tournament Committee explaining their circumstance and request for an exemption under Category 14.   Please send to DSGA’s Executive Director, Laura Heien (lheien@dsga.org) – deadline for consideration is end of business on Monday, July 19.  

Player Name... Exemption Category

Dawson Anders……………. 2, 10

Henry Angier………………… 1

Anthony Apostolico……… 1

Evan Barbin………………….. 1

Austin Barbin……………….. 2

Zachary Barbin…………….. 2, 13

Matthew Barnes…………… 2

Peter Barron………………… 1, 2, 5, 10, 11

Bob Bechtold……………….. 1, 2

Brandon Berry………………. 1, 2

Tom Borsello………………… 4

Evan Brown…………………… 2, 5

Michael Brown……………… 2

Brian Bryson (P)…………… 6

Michael Chanaud (P)……. 1

Jack Davis……………………. 3

Walter Egloff………………… 1, 11

Tommy Ellison (P)………… 1

Douglass Ergood………….. 1, 2

Phillip Fenstermaker…….. 2

Nick Gianelos………………… 2

Christopher Hickman (P) 11

Blake Hinckley (P)………… 1

Matt Homer…………………… 1, 3

William Howard…………….. 1

Brian Isztwan………………… 12

Chris Krueger (P)…………… 1

Player Name... Exemption Category

Bob Lennon (P)………….. 1

Casey Lyons……………….. 2
Matthew Malits…………… 1
Justin Martinson (P)…… 11
Aidan McDermott……….. 1
Dave McNabb (P)………… 1, 11
Marshall Meisel…………… 2
Brett Melton (P)…………… 11
Zac Oakley (P)………………1, 11

Rij Patel………………………. 12
Carlo Pizzano………………. 2
Brendon Post (P)…………. 1
Ryan Rucinski (P)………… 1
Michael Rushin (P)………. 1
Braden Shattuck (P)……. 11
Jake Shuman (P)…………. 1, 11
Chris Smedley………………. 4
Jack Tarzy…………………….. 3
Jimmy Taylor………………… 1
Win Thomas………………….. 3
Joe Tigani…………………….. 2
Mike Tobiason (P)………… 1, 8
John Updike…………………. 2
Jay Whitby……………………. 1, 2, 10, 11
Christopher White………… 1

Chris Wisler (P)……………. 8

Bryce Young (P)……………. 8

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