PGA of America

National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship

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Every applicant (except exempt applicants) must go through a two-stage process to compete in the National Car Rental PGA Assistant Professional Championship.

  • Enter and compete in your National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship. See “**Section Dates, Sites & Entry Fees**” below for your Section’s specific information.
  • A pre-determined number of top finishers from each Section, plus exempt players, will then advance to the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, Nov. 14-17, 2019, on the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida. An additional $50 entry fee will be required to enter the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship and a separate eligibility deadline must also be met.

All members/associates who wish to play in the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship must first enter their respective 2019 Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship (unless exemption status applies). Providing all eligibility requirements are met, exemptions are as follows:

  • * Top four (4) finishers from the 2018 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship.

Exempt players have the option, but are not required, to play in their Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship provided entries are made prior to the deadline and eligibility is met.

Eligibility

Eligibility is limited to Class A-8 PGA Members and Associates who meet all of the following criteria.

  • Class A-8 Members and all Associates must be eligibly employed and in good standing at the time of entry and their Section’s entry deadline date. The PGA of America headquarters records must reflect this status at time of entry and Section’s entry deadline date (unless special exception criteria met).
  • Contestant must not have played in more than eight (8) combined Adams Pro Tour (APT), Asian Tour, Dakotas Tour, European Challenge Tour, European Senior Tour, European Tour, JPGA Senior Tour, JPGA Tour, Ladies European Tour (LET), Symetra Tour (LPGA), LPGA Tour, Mackenzie TOUR – Canada, PGA Australia Tours, PGA New Zealand Tours, PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, PGA TOUR – China, PGA TOUR – LatinoAmerica, SwingThought Tour, The Safari Tour, The Sunshine Tour and& web.com TOUR tournaments within twelve-month period prior to each Section deadline. The U.S. Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Open, PGA Championship, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s PGA Championship are not included in the 8-tournament count.

PGA Tournament Corporation, Inc., reserves the right to determine whether or not any player meets eligibility and to reject any player who does not meet these requirements. A PGA Member/Apprentice will not be eligible to participate if:

a) the member/associate is serving a suspension from membership.
b) the member/associate is suspended from tournament participation for National tournaments.
c) the member is classified Class F, Inactive, A-3, Retired Member or Honorary.

To Enter

To enter your National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship, click on a link below or call 800.474.2776. If you enter by telephone, please ask for a confirmation number or if you enter online, please print your confirmation. American Express, MasterCard, or Visa will be accepted for payment. Please be prepared to provide the following information when you enter.

  • Your PGA membership or associate number.
  • Your name, city and state (as you wish it to appear on the starting times, scoreboard, etc.).
  • Corporation information (if applicable). If prize money is to be paid to a corporation, you must provide the corporation’s name and its federal identification number.
  • Number of (must not have played in more than eight (8) combined) Adams Pro Tour (APT), Asian Tour, Dakotas Tour, European Challenge Tour, European Senior Tour, European Tour, JPGA Senior Tour, JPGA Tour, Ladies European Tour (LET), Symetra Tour (LPGA), LPGA Tour, Mackenzie TOUR – Canada, PGA Australia Tours, PGA New Zealand Tours, PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, PGA TOUR – China, PGA TOUR – LatinoAmerica, SwingThought Tour, The Safari Tour, The Sunshine Tour and web.com TOUR tournaments within twelve-month period prior to each Section deadline. The U.S. Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Open, PGA Championship, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s PGA Championship are not included in the 8-tournament count.

Section entry fee is $30 (although Sections may set additional fees to add to the purse or to cover expenses related to playing the Championship).

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Conditions of Entry

As a condition to participating in the 2019 National Car Rental PGA Professional Championship which is scheduled to be held at PGA Golf Club, November 14-17, 2019, you agree to the following.

Entries must be received by the Section’s entry deadline which is established and set forth in this entry information. There shall be no waivers of entry deadlines unless approved by the PGA of America in its sole discretion. This entry is subject to acceptance by PGA of America Corporation, Inc., and the player agrees that in the event of acceptance, it may be rejected or revoked at any time thereafter.

As playing in events is a privilege, any tournament entrant whose employment status is in question, must be declared eligibly employed at the time of entry and as of the entry deadline date to be eligible to participate. The Board of Control shall render decisions and have final adjudication on any appeal related to playing privileges. Competitors who are found to be ineligibly employed subsequent to the start of the event (i.e., ineligible employment not adjudicated prior to the entry date of the event), shall be declared ineligible to advance to any further Championship or event, if applicable, and any prize money earned in the event shall be retained by the Section until the final determination of employment status is rendered.

A player’s participation in the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship is subject to the terms herein, all Rules, Regulations, provisions of the Constitution and By-Laws of The PGA of America and other conditions applicable to the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship, as well as to the terms and conditions of the agreement between PGA Tournament Corporation, Inc., or with agreements made with other parties with respect to same, inclusive of, but not limited to, anti-doping policies. In addition, the following conditions apply.

A player unconditionally and irrevocably grants and assigns to the PGA of America, without limitation, the right to use their name, image, voice and likeness in television, radio, motion picture, photographic, internet, social media, electronic and all other media, whether now in existence or hereafter created, in connection with their participation in the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship and/or other events conducted in conjunction/connection with the Championship. For the avoidance of doubt, this grant of rights shall authorize The PGA of America, any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, and assigns, to make any and all use of the player’s name, image, voice and likeness in connection with: (1) advertising, promoting or publicizing the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship, any television or electronic broadcasts or radio broadcasts of the Championship, any subsequent Championships, The PGA of America, PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, or any events sponsored or cosponsored by The PGA of America and the game of golf in general and/or the players; (2) live or recorded telecasts, television programs, radio broadcasts, internet broadcasts, or other electronic transmissions or programming during golf tournaments; (3) broadcasts or exhibitions on a recorded basis as part of a program, motion picture, electronic transmission programming or video recording of the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship, or year-end summaries of sports award programs or any news or sports news programs; provided that in no case shall the rights granted herein be used in any program, motion picture or video recording designed for instructional purposes with the express consent of the player(s) involved; (4) live or taped non-exclusive updates in any form of media; and (5) commemorative coins, official lithographs, commemorative yearbooks, portraits, paintings, posters, or other materials commemorating a player; participation in the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship. A player agrees to refrain from any action which will interfere with the orderly recording, production, reproduction, publication and dissemination of such recordings, transmissions, films, tapes, pictures, photographs, or images. A player acknowledges and agrees it is their intent to provide the rights outlined herein and to intentionally forego any rights to review and/or approve any recording or transmission.

In the event, a player or any person or entity with a player, record and/or otherwise capture, via any device and/or manually, whether at the site of the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship or remotely, any data, content, images, video or statistics, in any form, related to and/or resulting from a player’s participation in the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship (“player data”) the player hereby agrees to not use such player data for any commercial purpose, as such is defined by The PGA of America, without first obtaining the approval of The PGA of America, such approval at The PGA of America’s sole discretion.

A player will not share any part of the prize money they may win in the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship with any other player.

A player may not bet or wager on any aspect of the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship (or engage in any other gambling activities on the premises of the Championship), nor may they provide any information concerning any player and/or the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship to a party that the player knows, or has reason to believe, will use or is likely to use the information in connection with gambling on the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship. The player shall promptly notify the PGA of America if they are approached by a third part requesting or providing information that the player knows, or has reason to believe, will be used in connection with gambling on the National Car Rental Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship.

A player assumes all risk and danger incidental to participation in the event (both to the player and to third parties as a consequence of a player’s actions) and releases The PGA of America, PGA Tournament Corporation, Inc., their affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, members, sponsors and the host site from all liabilities from such cause.

It is also understood that a player’s participation in the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship is subject to pre-qualifying unless the player is among those who are exempt from pre-qualifying.

Except where otherwise noted, time of entry deadline shall mean Section Local Time.

2019 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship
  • For those players advancing into the 2019 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship supported by Srixon | Cleveland Golf | XXIO, Golf Advisor and John Deere, entry information will be emailed to you after your (qualifying) Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship. This information will also be available online at pgatournaments.com on or before Wednesday, Sept. 11, when entries begin for the National Championship. Entry deadline is set for Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
  • The supporting sponsors for the 2019 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship are Srixon Cleveland Golf XXIO, Golf Advisor and John Deere.
  • TThe 2019 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship will be played on PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker course, Port St. Lucie, Florida. Dates of the Championship are November 14-17, 2019, with practice rounds on November 12-13. The cut will be made to the low 70 players plus ties for the final two rounds.
  • National Championship entries will open on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.
  • National Championship entry deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
  • On-site registration (required) will be held Nov. 12-13, 2019.

Only exempt players and players qualifying through their Section Championship will be allowed to enter the National Championship.