2019 Arizona Open

Exempt Players

Arizona Open

The following players are exempt for the 76th 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 2018 Arizona Open
Avant, Greg
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Beljan, Charlie
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Brooks, Matt
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Byrum, Curt
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Calabro, Leo
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Cardwell, Philip
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Cecere, Anthony
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Chanen, Jake
  • Winner of the 2018 Arizona Golf Association Amateur Championship
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2018 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Comeaux, Billy
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Conser, Brian
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Cooper, Brian
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Critchfield, Kendall
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Deminsky, Derek
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Dompier, Chris
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
  • Winner of the 2018 Southern Chapter PGA Championship
Downs, Dennis
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Estevez, Colton
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Evans, Brandon
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
Fletcher, Austin
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Frisch, Scott
  • Winner of the 2018 Southwest PGA Senior Championship
Frye, Michael
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Gaugert, Alex
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Hantla, Chris
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Healey, Dylan
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Helseth, Troy
  • Winner of the 2018 Southern Nevada Chapter PGA Championship
  • 2018 Southern Nevada Chapter PGA Player of the Year
Hill, Calum
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
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
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Hoops, Brian
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2018 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Hopper, Michael
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Winner of the 2018 Southwest PGA Assistant Championship
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Jertson, Marty
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Kalinowski, Robert
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Kelley, Brandan
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Kim, DK
  • Southwest PGA Match Play Champion - Past 5 Years
Leibfried, Mark
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Lidstone, Rob
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Lines, Milo
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Longmire, David
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Marquez, Braxton
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Martinez, Joey
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
McCardle, Eric
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
McClung, Matt
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2017 Arizona Open
Morgan, Jon
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Mueller, Jesse
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • Southwest PGA Champion - Past 5 Years
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
O'Donnell, Sean
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2018 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Otte, Preston
  • 2018 Southern Chapter PGA Player of the Year
Padgett, Wells
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Paisley, Andrew
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Pancratz, Bobby
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Ramos, Aaron
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Record, Matt
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Samiere, PJ
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Satterlee, Chris
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Schafer, Joel
  • Qualifying Site Host Professional
Scodro, Max
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Shelburne, Derek
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Smith, Brandon
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Sohn, Jino
  • Southwestern Amateur Champion - Past 5 Years
Thompson, Daniel
  • 2018 JGAA Player of the Year
Triplett, Kirk
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Triplett, Sam
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Trittler, Paul
  • Southwest PGA PPC Champion - Past 5 Years
VanCleave, Matt
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Player of the Year
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties
Walicki, Adam
  • 2017 AGA Points List - Top 5 & Ties
West, Ralph
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Senior Player of the Year
Wilcox, Chad
  • Top 5 & Ties from the Final 2018 Arizona Golf Association Points List
Wood, RJ
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
Younan, Jake
  • Arizona Open Champion - Past 10 Years
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
Yurkiewicz, Jeff
  • Top 25 & Ties from 2018 Arizona Open
  • 2018 Southwest PGA Points List - Top 20 & Ties

Exempt players for the 76th Arizona Open Championship can Register Here.

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Arizona Open Exemption Requests

All individuals who desire an exemption into the 2019 Arizona Open Championship MUST do the following:

  • Register for one of the five (5) Arizona Open Qualifiers by the deadline July 1, 2019 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 1st. 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 1, 2019, and all individuals who submitted requests will be notified.

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