The Tire Kingdom Shootout (Match Play Qualifier) Friday, June 30th will be a MULTI-CONTEST EVENT.
Not only will the event serve as a TRUE QUALIFIER/SEEDING round for the Tire Kingdom Mid-Am & Senior Match Play Championship (Aug 25 - Aug 27, 2023) it will also be an 18-hole Shootout Championship offering two Contest Divisions: Mid-Am (25-49) & Senior (50+).
Player of the Year points will be awarded to each of the 3-point races (Open, Senior and Super Senior) regardless of trying to qualify for Match Play or not. The Shootout will have a separate purse and points awarded to the top 10 finishers and those that qualify for Match Play will continue to compete in the match play format with the potential to earn an additional purse and additional POY points.
MATCH PLAY FIELD SELECTION (64 Players Advance):
• The Top 32 Mid-AM (25-49) Players will Qualify for the Championship Flight - August 25-27th
• The top 32 Senior (50+) Players will Qualify for the Championship Flight - August 25-27th
Defending Mid-Amateur Champion, Scott Turner and Runner Up Richard Donegan, are exempt to the Mid-Amateur Championship Flight Securing the Mid-Am No.1 and No 2. Seeds respectively
Defending Senior Champion, Mike Weeks and Runner Up, Brian Coffey are exempt to the Senior Championship Flight Securing the Senior No.1 and No 2. Seeds respectively.
True Qualifiers Must Declare their intentions (“Opt In” / “Opt Out”) before starting the Qualifying round on Friday, June 30th. In addition, Alternates will be selected from the seeding round if any of the qualifiers are unable to compete.
FRI JUN 30, 1:30 PM
QUALIFIER & SEEDING ROUND (FRI)
PGA NATIONAL - PALMER COURSE
SUN AUG 20, 5:00 PM
MATCH PLAY BRACKETS RELEASED
FRI AUG 25, 8:00 AM
RD. 32 MID-AM SR MATCHES (FRI)
FRI AUG 25, 12:00 PM
ROUND OF 16 MATCHES (FRI)
SAT AUG 26, 8:00 AM
QUARTERFINAL MATCHES (SAT)
SAT AUG 26, 12:00 PM
SEMIFINAL MATCHES (SAT)
SUN AUG 27, 8:00 AM
FINAL MATCHES (SUN)