2017 Match Play Invitational

2017 Match Play Invitational in Augusta, Georgia

The beautiful Augusta, GA course will host the $25,000 Match Play Invitational on June 2nd and 3rd.  Players earn their way to the field of 64 entrants by having competed in all of 2016 Northern Open, 2016 TPC, 2016 National Championship, 2017 Western Open, and 2017 Proputters.org tournament.  If there are less than 50 automatic qualifiers spots up to 50 are to be awarded by points.  Additionally, spots 51 – 64 may be earned by placing in the top 14 of non-automatic qualifiers in the Proputters.org tournament on June 2 in Augusta.  The Match Play Invitational will be a double-elimination format.

Current Match Play Points Standings as of February 2017

Players noted are qualified for the 2017 Match Play National Invitational as of February 2017 based on having played in the 2016 Northern Open, TPC and National Championship. Provided they play in the 2017 Western Open in Memphis and proputters.org tournament in Augusta, GA they will be automatic qualifiers for the 2017 Match Play Invitational.

Currently there are 50 qualified players. If less than 50 remain qualified, then spots up to 50 places will be awarded using points standings. The final 14 spots will be awarded using the first three rounds of the proputters.org tournament.

Players who are not qualified based on playing in all the above tournaments, but qualify for one of the final 14 spots and have a points standing in the top 32, will be seeded with the top 32 by points.

Place Player Points Automatic Qualifier
1 Kevin Lacey 2702.5 *
2 Greg Newport 2647.5 *
3 Andy Coradini 2557.5 *
4 Joe Lea 2473.75 *
5 Danny McCaslin 2402.5 *
6 Greg Ward 2321.25 *
7 Rick Baird 2238.75 *
8 Rick Culverhouse 2122.5 *
9 Brian Johnson 2060 *
10 Randy Reeves 2020 *
11 Robert Johnson 1992.5 *
12 Thomas Rawles 1963.75 *
13 Nate Nichols 1867.5 *
14 Angelo Korogianos 1783.75 *
15 Wade Sahmel 1765
16 Jimmy Mott 1748.75 *
17 Matt McCaslin 1650 *
18 Jerry Pinotti 1645 *
19 Bill Kirby Jr 1632.5 *
20 Jeff Garrison 1621.25 *
21 Danny Tatum 1620 *
22 Manfred Stewart 1605 *
23 Charlie Greenwalt 1580 *
24 Joey Graybeal 1560 *
25 Mike Johnson 1501.25
26 Jim Cruse 1457.5 *
27 Chris Chafin 1407.5 *
28 Kevin Rutledge 1387.5
29 Terry Phillips 1336.25
30 Jeff McDonald 1333.75 *
31 Jay Klapper 1290 *
32 Mike Flavin 1167.5 *
33 Brad Lebo 1153.75 *
34 Ed Haggerty 1147.5 *
35 James Weber 1106.25 *
36 Harold Mikell 1095 *
37 Matt Male 1057.5 *
38 Roby Fuller 1035 *
39 Byron Kirby 1025
40 Sid Davis 1023.75
41 Frank Warren 1020
42 Lee Messinger 1010 *
43 Jeff Spainhour 1005
44 David Jones 980 *
45 Joel Baker 941.25
46 Tim Jones 936.25 *
47 Bob Marcellino 897.5 *
48 Monte Snyder 810 *
49 Gary Hinshaw 721.25 *
50 Geoffrey Mosk 705
51 Kyle Poole 687.5
52 Harry Sykes 655 *
53 Donnie Carpenter 652.5
54 Tony Varnadore 648.75 *
55 David McCaslin 627.5 *
56 Mike Brown 592.5
57 Paul Johns 581.25 *
58 Darrell Britt 570
59 Jeffrey Smith 542.5
60 Ed Grajewski 510 *
61 Jason VanBuskirk 495
62 Dom Perry 455 *
63 Rainey Statum 420
64 Dan Anders 405
65 Bill Baus 395
66 Rusty Taylor 390
67 Rick Alessi 375
68 Daryl Freeman 325
69 Alan Quinnelly 317.5
70 Joe Smith 316.25 *
71 Rick Ossenfort 315
72 Ronnie Drumwright 296.25
73 Randy Orr 281.25 *
74 Brent Werling 255
75 Jeff Studer 232.5
76 Todd Viau 232.5
77 Gary English 215
78 Kory Klotz 215
79 John Bambling 207.5
80 Ken Hastings 207.5
81 Mark Hubbard 202.5
82 Jon Lang 185
83 Jon Drexler 167.5
84 Kenneth McDonald 166.25 *
85 Dave Nutini 160
86 Shawn Gilliland 130
87 David McCollister 120
88 Bill Crane 115
89 Jody Kimble 105
90 John Wilder 95 *
91 Matt Bellner 77.5
92 Greg Simpson 75
93 John Snyder 60
94 Lewis Burton 60
95 Bryan Gentry 50
96 David Barnett 45
97 Rick Shelton 45
98 David Shankle 40