Team Point Standings
In order to be eligible to participate on team competitions, one must be an IGA member to earn points and compete.
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USGA State Team
USGA Women’s State Team
The Club at Las Campanas (Sunset Course)
Santa Fe, N.M.
Sept. 26-28, 2017
Team Captain: Jean Smith (1995 USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Champion)
- Kareen Markle- Meridian, ID
- Karen Darrington- Boise, ID
- Abby Black- Meridian, ID
Age requirements: There are no age requirements.
Please note: Collegiate players that are currently playing on a golf team are not eligible for U.S. State Team. NCAA guidelines prohibit players from competing in another team competition during the school year. However, college players that are between schools, taking a year off, or not active on the golf team are eligible.
The field of golfers will play 18 holes on each of three stroke play rounds. The two lowest scores from each three-person team constitute the team score for each round. The three-day total is the team’s score for the Championship.
Pacific Coast Amateur Championship
The criteria will be updated the first week of October. Morse Cup will remain a three person team.
The Morse Cup Team Competition has been held as part of the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship since the tournament’s rebirth in 1967. Each Member Association that belongs to the Pacific Coast Golf Association designates three players as its Morse Cup team. The best two of three scores each day during the first two days of the 72-hole championship count for the team score.
Seattle Golf Club
May 2-4, 2018
This Ryder-Cup style championship features some of the most notable amateur golfers in the region with 12-member teams representing the regional golf associations that makeup the Pacific Northwest Golf Association, which includes British Columbia Golf, Idaho Golf Association, Oregon Golf Association, and Washington State Golf Association. Teams play four-ball, foursome and singles matches to select a champion.
Each team has eight men and four women with the men’s contingent comprised of four mid-amateurs (25 years of age or older), two men at 40 years or older, and two senior men of 55 years or older. The women’s delegation includes two mid-amateurs and two women 50 years of age or older. With both Men’s and Women’s scores used to determine the team result, it is the only known event of its kind in the country.
Events that count are IGA Championships and Carter Cup Events Only… criteria is currently being updated.
Note: Point accumulation for the 2018 Carter Cup Team occurs: July 15, 2016 – July 1, 2018.
Carter Cup points results must be submitted by the host facility.
9 Men Amateurs/1 Senior Man
Two automatic qualifiers: 2016/2017 Men’s Amateur Champion (if not otherwise qualified);
The top individual (1) on the points list from each district;
The next four on the points list, regardless of district (I, II or III);
If any qualifier declines to play, that position will revert to the IGA for an “at-large” selection;
The senior golfer will be top point earner age 50 or above; Other criteria are not limited to, but include conduct and past performance.