Exemption Categories

2022 Exemption Categories

Players may be exempt based on any one or more of the following categories:
Exempt players must complete an online entry form prior to the entry deadline.

A. Exemptions based on previous Rice Planters Amateur Tournaments

A-1Any past champions (Amateurs in Good Standing)
A-2Top 20 players plus ties from prior year (Amateurs in Good Standing – See list below)
 Drew Hackett (204)
Mac Scott (207)
Lansdon Robbins (207)
Austin Fulton (208)
Eric McIntosh (209)
Jack Crosby (209)
Quinn Riley (210)
Ross Funderburke (210)
Rafe Reynolds (211)
Christofer Rahm (211)
Michael Sanders (212)
Drayton Stewart (212)
Alex van Wyk (212)
Deven Ramachandran (212)
Walker Crosby (212)
Stephen Campbell Jr. (212)
Jackson Chandler (212)
Timothy Lim (213)
Logan Perkins (213)
Andy Mao (214)
Chris Woollam (214)
Viraj Garewal (214)

B. Exemptions based on amateur rankings and events

B-1Top 200 World Ranked Players in WAGR database (as of April 1st)
B-2Walker Cup and Palmer Cup Team Members (last two teams)
B-3Top 10 AJGA Rolex Rankings (as of April 1st)
 Previous year’s amateur events
B-4Top Four: US Amateur; British Amateur; US Mid-Amateur; US Four Ball
B-5Amateur participants in the USGA Men’s Open
B-6Top 10 and ties from the Southeastern Amateur
B-7Dixie Amateur Champion
B-8Dogwood Invitational Champion
B-9Monroe Invitational Champion
B-10Pacific Coast Amateur Champion
B-11Palmetto Amateur Champion
B-12Porter Cup Champion
B-13North & South Amateur Champion
B-14Southwest Amateur Champion
B-15Southern Amateur Champion
B-16Western Amateur Champion
B-17Sunnehanna Amateur Champion
B-18PNGA Amateur Champion
B-19Trans-Miss Amateur Champion
 Current year’s amateur events
B-20Azalea Amateur Champion
B-21Jones Cup Champion
B-22Terra Cotta Champion
B-23Sage Valley Junior Invitational Champion

C. Exemptions based on State Golf Association events

 Previous year’s champions
C-1South Carolina Amateur Champion
C-2South Carolina Mid – Amateur Champion
C-3South Carolina Junior Champion
C-4Carolinas Amateur Champion

D. Exemptions based on other Snee Farm Country Club events

D-1Snee Farm Men’s Club Champion