Team Qualifying (Adult)
The Atlantic Golf Championship
The Atlantic Golf Championship is an annual event conducted by Golf Canada and the Atlantic Provinces. Each province sends a team of their top 20 players. Players who qualify to represent PEI are awarded team clothing, a travel subsidy and a weekend of comradery. Those who win their division at the Atlantic Golf Championship are awarded an exemption to their respective division at the following year’s Golf Canada National Championship with travel assistance and a player package from the Association.
- Men’s Amateur (3)
- Men’s Mid-Master (3)
- Men’s Senior (3)
- Men’s Super Senior (1)
- Women’s Amateur (3)
- Women’s Mid-Master (3)
- Women’s Senior (3)
- Women’s Super Senior (1)
*Please note that the Super Senior Division does not qualify for National Championship exemptions*
The National Golf Championship
The Prince Edward Island Golf Association has quota spots for the Golf Canada National Championships. The PEIGA does not provide any financial assistance to adult players who qualify for National Championships through this pathway.
- Canadian Men’s Amateur (3)
- Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur (2)
- Canadian Men’s Mid-Master (1)
- Canadian Men’s Senior (3)
- Canadian Men’s Super Senior (1)
- Canadian Women’s Amateur (4)
- Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur (3)
- Canadian Women’s Senior (3)
- Canadian Women’s Super Senior (1)
Criteria and steps to qualify for the Atlantic and National Championships:
|Age Categories||Age Eligibility|
|Amateur: All Ages|
|Mid-Amateur: 25+||Age as of first scheduled day of qualifying championship|
|Mid-Master: Women 40+ / Men 40+||Age as of first scheduled day of qualifying championship|
|Senior: Women 50+ / Men 55+||Age as of first scheduled day of qualifying championship|
|Super Senior: Women 60+ / Men 65+||Age as of first scheduled day of qualifying championship|
- Points are awarded through the season by playing in PEI Amateur Tour Events listed on the PEIGA Tournament Calendar.
- Point value for each event can be found on the PEIGA Tournament Calendar Page
- Qualification for the Atlantic/National team will begin with the first PEI Amateur Golf Tour Event event after the PEI Amateur, of the previous year, and ends with the PEI Amateur the year of the Atlantic/National Championship.
- Competitors playing in a different age division than their actual division, points earned will be allocated to the division they choose to play when divisions are playing from a different set of tees.
- If a competitor ages out of an age division during the qualifying season, their points earned from the previous division will carry over with them to the new age division.
- Competitors must have a PEIGA/Golf Canada Card and be in good standing with the PEIGA and Golf Canada.
- Points will be awarded by using the Golf Canada Order of Merit system.
- The point allocation grid used to administer points will also be dependent on field size.
- In the event of a tie in points upon completion of the qualifying season, the competitor with the higher finish in the last qualifying event will be awarded the spot.