Exemptions: 2017 Junior Amateur Championship

The following individuals are exempt for the 2017 Massachusetts Junior Amateur Championship.

Although exempt according to the rules and regulations of the event, these players are only eligible to compete in Championship Proper if they submit the stipulated entry form and fee prior to the entry close date.

Category #1
2016 MGA Champions of the Junior, Pre-Junior, and Young Golfers' Amateur, if eligible. 

  • James Imai
  • Connor Willet

Category #2
Any previous Overall MGA Junior Amateur, Champion, if eligible.

  • James Imai

Category #3
Any Massachusetts Junior player who qualified for the 2016 USGA Junior Amateur Championship, if eligible.

  • Mark Turner
  • Andrew McInerney

Category #4
The top fifteen (15) finishers and ties from the 2016 MGA Junior Player of the Year standings, if eligible.

  • James Imai
  • Jack Boulger
  • Michael Thorbjornsen
  • Alex Jamieson
  • Thomas Roberts
  • Mark Turner
  • Andrew O'Leary
  • Brendan Cronin
  • Andrew McInerney
  • Dillon Brown
  • David Rogers
  • Noah Peterson
  • Ryan Anderson
  • Logan Stansbury
  • Jack Hogan

Category #5
From the 2016 MGA Junior Amateur Championship, the top five (5) finishers and ties from the Young Golfers' Junior Amatuer Championship, the top ten (10) finishers and ties from the Pre-Junior division, and the top twenty (20) finishers and ties from the Junior division, if eligible.

Young Golfers' Amateur Championship

  • Connor Willett
  • Will Campbell
  • James Robbins
  • John Broderick
  • Colin Spencer

Pre-Junior Division

  • James Imai
  • Michael Thorbjorsen
  • David Rogers
  • Charlie Campbell
  • Jack Tobin
  • Jonny Elkins
  • Xavier Marcoux
  • Christian Emmerich
  • Nathan Ingram
  • Nico Ciolino

Junior Division

  • Jack Boulger
  • Thomas Roberts
  • Brendan Cronin
  • Noah Peterson
  • Chris Francoeur
  • Dillion Brown
  • Andrew McInerney
  • Andrew O'Leary
  • Michael McKelvey
  • Dan Frodigh
  • Mark Turner
  • Sameul Caron
  • William Christian
  • Andrew Giacchetto
  • Eric Lifson
  • Joey Ciolino
  • Lane Bohman
  • Andrew Dipetrillo
  • Connor Phillips
  • Tyden Wilson

Category #6
The top ten (10) finishers and ties from 2016 in the MIAA Division 1, 2 & 3 State Championships, if eligible.

Division 1

  • Nathan Ingram
  • Noah Peterson
  • Chris Francoeur
  • Brendan Cronin
  • Tommy Downing
  • Mark Turner
  • Jack Boulger
  • Andrew McInerney
  • Jack O'Donnell
  • Andrew Lemay
  • James Imai
  • Cameron Roberts
  • Griffin Chenard

Division 2

  • Andrew O'Leary
  • Sam Caron
  • William Frodigh
  • Davis Chatfield
  • Alex Jamieson
  • Charles Campell
  • Blake Cox
  • Matt Mackin
  • Zack Stewart
  • Aiden Steckel

Division 3

  • Nick Hampoian
  • Nick Cummings
  • Christian Emmerich
  • Chris Breeman
  • Colin Fitzpatrick
  • Reece McLeod
  • Nico Ciolino
  • Thomas Graham
  • Kyle Pochol
  • Mike McKelvey
  • Jack Fechter

Category #7
The top eight (8) finishers and ties from the 2017 ISL Kingman Bowl Tournament & top eight (8) finishers and ties from the 2016 EIL Tournament, if eligible.

2016 EIL Championship

  • David Rogers
  • Rich Rosato
  • Jacob Florence
  • Jack Boyd
  • Tyler Gaulin
  • Jake Bennett
  • Hudson Roddy
  • Robby O'Brien

2017 ISL Kingman Bowl

  • Andrew Giacchetto - (St. Sebastian’s)
  • Harry Theodore - (Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School)
  • Andrew DePetrillo - (Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School)
  • Jimmy DeLano - (Milton Academy)
  • Andrew Michienzi - (St. Sebastian’s)
  • Tao Ishizuka - (Governor’s Academy)
  • Jack Roberts - (Noble and Greenough School)
  • Conner Willett - (Belmont Hill)
  • Nick Sexeny - (Thayer Academy)

Category #8
The top ten (10) finishers and ties from the 2016 US Challenge Cup, NEPGA and CTPGA Player of the Year standings, if eligible.

2016 US Challenge Cup POY Standings

  • TBA

2016 NEPGA Junior POY Standings 16-18 Division

  • Jake Curtin
  • David Peckham
  • Sean McGadden
  • John Cammarano
  • Mario Wilson
  • Eric Yang
  • Austin Vyas
  • Patrick Tyler
  • Christopher Godosky
  • Andrew Dove

14-15 Division

  • Tucker Gullbrants
  • Jared Carney
  • Mark DeCourcey
  • Nick Grimbilas
  • Colin McCaigue
  • Joseph Paolucci
  • Jason Temel
  • John Veno
  • Shane Richardson
  • Nicholas Edgeworth

2016 CTPGA Junior POY Standings

  • Noah Peterson
  • Matthew Stafford
  • Thomas Durkin
  • Christopher Ayers
  • Paul Wheatley
  • Nick Sullivan
  • Noah Hedberg
  • Arthur Ouimet V
  • Austin Rupp
  • Justin Mathew

Category #9
2016 NEGA Junior Amateur Invitational Individual Champion, if eligible

  • Cole Anderson


MGA Noteworthy

  • Registration Alert: Online registration is now live for all 2017 MGA Championships.
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