ABOUT THE Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase
The Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase was founded
in 2015, when Will Zalatoris of Wake Forest won the
individual title and a chance to play the PGA Tour event
the same week. In 2016 it was Charlie Danielson of
who won his entry into the tournament at Riviera,
easily made the cut as an amateur collegiate player.
In the Collegiate Showcase, fourteen
collegiate players are paired with PGA Tour players
from their school. Two simultaneous competitions take
In the individual competition, the collegiate players
will play their own ball to record an 18-hole score.
The low collegian is awarded a playing spot in the
Northern Trust Open.
In the team competition, the professional and the
two amateurs (playing at specified percentage of
their most current and verified handicap) will team
up to play a best ball format (one-ball). The low
Professional and Amateurs team will take home the
Champions Trophy for their school and a check for
$50,000.00, going to their universities golf program.
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