Overview

Format

72-holes, stroke play with a cut for the leading 50 players plus ties after 36 holes. In the event of a tie, the winner will be decided by sudden-death playoff.

Invitations and Exemptions

The champion will receive the following:

  • An invitation to compete in the Masters Tournament
  • An exemption into The Amateur Championship, conducted by The R&A
  • An exemption into the U.S. Amateur Championship and any other USGA amateur championship for which he is eligible

The champion and runner(s)-up will receive the following:

  • An exemption into The Open Qualifying Series – Final Qualifying, with an opportunity to earn a place in The 148th Open at Royal Portrush
  • An exemption into sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open with an opportunity to earn a place in the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach