2018 Arizona Open

Exempt Players

Arizona Open

The following players are exempt for the 75th Arizona Open Championship. These competitors do not need to compete in a qualifying event and can register for the Championship event. Select a player to see individual exemption detail.

Affrunti, Joe
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Andersen, Mason
  • 2017 AGA Points List - Top 5 & Ties
Avant, Greg
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Bauer, Patrick
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Beaupre, Randy
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Black, Ronnie
  • 2017 Southern Chapter PGA Champion
Booth, Grant
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Brooks, Matt
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Byrum, Curt
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Byrum, Jake
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Calabro, Leo
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Cannon, John
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Cardwell, Philip
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Cesarek, Grant
  • 2017 AGA Points List - Top 5 & Ties
Chiarella, Alex
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Cooper, Brian
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Critchfield, Kendall
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Delany, Jim
  • 2017 Southern Nevada Chapter PGA Champion
Deminsky, Derek
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Dompier, Chris
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
  • 2017 Southern Chapter PGA Player of the Year
Downs, Dennis
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Engram, David
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Evans, Brandon
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
Ferris, Mike
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Frisch, Scott
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Gonzalez, Greg
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Hamamoto, JT
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Assistant Champion
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2016 Arizona Open
Hantla, Chris
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Hathcoat, Blake
  • 2017/18 Saguaro Amateur Series Winner
Healey, Dylan
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Helseth, Troy
  • 2017 Southern Nevada Chapter PGA Player of the Year
Hemelstrand, Luke
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Hill, Calum
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Hocknull, Craig
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Hopper, Michael
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Houge, Ryan
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Jertson, Marty
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Player of the Year
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Jones, Kyle
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Karle, Austyn
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Kim, DK
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
Lampson, Trevor
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Leibfried, Mark
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Magee, Jason
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Marquez, Braxton
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Matthewson, Erik
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
McCarty, Matthew
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
McClung, Matt
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Meyers, Jim
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Miertschin, Devin
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Mueller, Jesse
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Otte, Preston
  • 2017 Southern Chapter PGA Player of the Year
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Paisley, Andrew
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Pancratz, Bobby
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Price, John
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Rafferty, Tim
  • Arizona Open Host Professional
Record, Matt
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Samiere, PJ
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Sanders, Trent
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2016 Arizona Open
Satterlee, Chris
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Scodro, Max
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Shelburne, Derek
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Sohn, Jino
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Staggs, Blaine
  • 2017 AGA Points List - Top 5 & Ties
Tanigawa, Ken
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
  • 2017 AGA Points List - Top 5 & Ties
  • 2017 AGA Amateur Champion
Thompson, Daniel
  • 2017 JGAA Player of the Year
Trittler, Paul
  • Southwest PGA Senior Champion
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
VanCleave, Matt
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Wadkins, Tucker
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Walicki, Adam
  • 2017 AGA Points List - Top 5 & Ties
Wallace, Garrett
  • Arizona Open Host Professional
Weir, Ben
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Wendelken, Jeremy
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Williamson, Jay
  • 2018 Arizona Senior Open Champion
Wittig, Randy
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Senior Player of the Year
Wood, RJ
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Yurkiewicz, Jeff
  • 2017 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties

Exempt players for the 75th Arizona Open Championship can Register Here.

Download complete exemption list including categories and players

 

Arizona Open Exemption Requests

All individuals who desire an exemption into the 2018 Arizona Open Championship MUST do the following:

  • Register for one of the five (5) Arizona Open Qualifiers by the deadline July 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. local time.
  • Compose a letter addresses to Southwest PGA, Attn: Arizona Open Exemptions, 10685 N. 69th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 that includes:
    • Playing status - Amateur, PGA Professional, Non-PGA Professional
    • Playing accomplishments for the past five (5) years.
    • Top 5 individual tournament finishes within the past three (3) years.
    • Other major accomplishments achieved throughout your playing career.
  • Mail the letter as addressed OR email to bibrahim@pgahq.com.


The Southwest PGA is responsible for the approval of the exemptions and will evaluate all submissions through July 2nd. Any requests submitted after this deadline will NOT be considered for any reason. The Southwest PGA will award exemptions in a meeting prior to the first Arizona Open qualifier on July 9th, and all individuals who submitted requests will be notified.

PING
PGA HOPE Southwest

Find A Professional

Enter your zip code below to search the Southwest Section PGA's database of Professionals in your area.

For Love of the Game

Southwest PGA Premier Partners