The field will consist of 144 players; 72 players with the lowest USGA Handicap Indexes and 63 minimum drawn by lottery. Three exemptions are given to the host club and flight winners from the previous year. The format is 36 holes of flighted stroke play.
Last year, Billy Mitchell of Roswell fired a 5-under-par 67 in the final round of the Georgia Public Links Championship at Towne Lake Hills Golf Club in Woodstock to defend his title and became the fifth player in event history to win multiple times. Mitchell, who finished the tournament at 8-under-par 136 (69-67), also became the third player to win back-to-back titles. Matt Russell of Dunwoody finished with runner-up honors at 5-under-par 139 (69-70).
Eligible players must enter through the GSGA website at www.gsga.org by clicking the Online Registration link.
Any questions regarding GSGA competitions may be directed to the Rules and Competitions Department at 770-955-4272 or 800-949-4742, or via email at email@example.com.