2020 Arizona Open

Exempt Players

Arizona Open

The following players are exempt for the 77th 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.

Avant, Greg
  • Winner of the 2019 Southwest PGA Senior Championship
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Beljan, Charlie
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Black, Reed
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Brooks, Matt
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Calabro, Leo
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Candelaria III, Abe
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2019 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Carper, Lucas
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Christopherson, Caden
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Cooper, Brian
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Critchfield, Kendall
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
D'Souza, Leon
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Deminsky, Derek
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Dompier, Chris
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
  • 2019 Southern Chapter PGA Player of the Year
Downs, Dennis
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Engram, David
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Feagles, Michael
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Fletcher, Spencer
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Gallagher, Jeff
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Griffith, Glen
  • 2019 Southern Chapter Champion
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Grove, Russell
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Helseth, Troy
  • 2019 Southern Nevada Chapter PGA Player of the Year
Hill, Calum
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Hocknull, Craig
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Hodge, Nick
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Holmes, Mitchell
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2019 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Hopper, Michael
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Player of the Year
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Jertson, Marty
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Kartrude, Michael
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Kertson, Tyler
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2019 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Kim, DK
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Lampson, Trevor
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Leibfried, Mark
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Lidstone, Rob
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Lorenz, Ben
  • 2019 JGAA Player of the Year
Marquez, Braxton
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
McClung, Matt
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
McGilton, Mike
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Meyers, Jim
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Morgan, Jon
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Mueller, Jesse
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Natarajan, Shankar
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Ostrom, Hunter
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Padgett, Wells
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Pancratz, Bobby
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Paquet, Brett
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Ramos, Tim
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Rauer, David
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Samiere, PJ
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Satterlee, Chris
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Scodro, Max
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Sekulic, Max
  • Winner of 2019 Saguaro Amateur Series
Shelburne, Derek
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Smith, Zach
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Sohn, Jino
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Thomas, Chris
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2019 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Triplett, Sam
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
VanCleave, Matt
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Assistant Champion
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Walicki, Adam
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2019 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Walters, Jonathan
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Weston, Wesley
  • 2019 Southern Nevada Chapter Champion
White, Evan
  • 2019 Arizona Golf Association Amateur Champion
Wilcox, Chad
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
Wittig, Randy
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2019 Arizona Open
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Senior Player of the Year
Wood, RJ
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Younan, Jake
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Yurkiewicz, Jeff
  • 2019 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties

Exempt players for the 77th Arizona Open Championship can Register Here.

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Arizona Open Exemption Requests

All individuals who desire an exemption into the 2020 Arizona Open Championship MUST do the following:

  • Register for one of the five (5) Arizona Open Qualifiers by the deadline July 2, 2020 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 6, 2020, and all individuals who submitted requests will be notified.

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