Streamsong Blue, Streamsong Red to serve as the backdrop for historical event
STREAMSONG, Florida (May 5, 2021) – Streamsong Resort will be playing host to the 104th Florida State Amateur Championship. The Championship, which will feature 72 holes of gross stroke play, is set to take place June 24-27, 2021.
The event will be played at Streamsong Red and Streamsong Blue, the Coore/Crenshaw and Tom Doak-designed courses ranked 16th and 23rd, respectively, in Golfweek’s Top 100 You Can Play.
The Florida State Amateur Championship is one of the oldest and most prestigious amateur golf championships in the country. Dating back to 1913, the Amateur Championship has a rich history with an impressive list of past winners that includes Hall of Fame inductees and PGA Tour veterans Bob Murphy, Gary Koch, and Buddy Alexander.
“The Florida State Amateur Championship is one of the most widely respected amateur events in the country, and we could not be more excited to have Streamsong serve as host to these incredible players,” said Scott Willson, director of golf at Streamsong. “Our award-winning courses were designed for events like this, and with the new greens on Streamsong Red and Streamsong Blue in pristine condition, we cannot wait to showcase this venue in what is sure to be a memorable event.”
Streamsong is home to Florida’s highest-rated collection of golf courses and the only destination in the world with the architecture work of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw (Streamsong Red), Tom Doak (Streamsong Blue), and Gil Hanse and Jim Wagner (Streamsong Black).
To qualify for the Florida State Amateur Championship, players must compete in 18 holes of stroke play at one of fourteen local qualifying sites. The number of qualifying spots will be allocated and posted at each site. Playoffs will not be held for qualifying events and all players tied for the last spot will qualify.
Participants in the event must be residents in the state of Florida and must be an amateur golfer with a valid Florida GHIN Handicap Index that does not exceed 7.0. The Championship will include a field of 168 players.
All players will play 18 holes on Streamsong Blue and Streamsong Red before a 36-hole cut takes place. The field will be split between the two courses for round one, and will switch courses for round two. The final two rounds will be played on Streamsong Blue. If necessary, there will be a hole-by-hole playoff to determine the winner of the Championship.
The qualifying fee of $100 includes entry fee, range balls, and any course and cart fee for the qualifying round. The championship fee, paid by those individuals who advance to the Championship through qualifying, is $145 and includes tee gifts and gift certificates, range balls and any course and cart fees for competitive rounds. This year’s exempt fee is $220 for those individuals eligible for exemption.
To make a room reservation at Streamsong Resort, please call (844) 207-8079 and identify yourself as a FSGA Championship participant. Reservations must be booked by Thursday, June 17 to receive the discounted room rate..