W. E. Cole Cotton States Amateur

Golf Tournament

2022 Winner, Sam Murphy (right) and Runner-Up, Jack Lundin (left)
2022 Winner, Sam Murphy, presented trophy by Henry Cole


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Entry Requirements

Players that would like to be considered for entry must have a 0.0 or less, USGA certified GHIN handicap index or equivalent, along with a satisfactory competitive record. After a review of each entry, the player will be notified of acceptance within 3-5 days. A player who isn't initially accepted into the field, may elect to be placed on a conditional waiting list from which he may still be selected. Any player that enters, but isn't selected either initially or from the waiting list, will get a full refund. The entry fee is $325.00 and can be paid by credit card or PayPal by clicking the Register button on any page. There will be a $25.00 application fee for withdrawals prior to the deadline for entry. No refunds will be given for withdrawal after the entry deadline of 11:59 pm, Monday, July 17th. The field will be made up of the first 120 players accepted. There will be a 36-hole cut of the top 44 and ties. The W. E. Cole Cotton States Amateur Golf Tournament is affiliated with the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking and the World Amateur Golf Ranking. The top finishers will receive world ranking points.