The road to the Knoxville Cup 

 

The Knoxville Amateur Tour was created to determine the best amateur golfers in the Knoxville area. Those golfers will qualify to play in the Knoxville Cup - a Ryder Cup style tournament that pits the top amateurs in Knoxville against local PGA professionals. Are you good enough to make it to the Cup?

How to earn points:

 

Top 20 (Championship Flights) in Level 1 Tournaments receive the following points: 

 

50, 40, 35, 30, 25, 20, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13 ,12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5.

 

Top 20 (Championship Flights) in Level 2 Tournaments receive the above point totals multiplied by two.

Top 20 (Championship Flights) in Level 3 Tournaments receive the above point totals multiplied by three.

 

*If field has fewer than 40 participants only the top half of the field will be awarded points

 

 

Click here to view list of 2022 Knoxville Cup qualifying tournaments. 

 

 

Note: Seniors can earn points in either the regular Championship flight or the Senior Championship flight.

Green Meadow Country Club

2022 RESULTS

 

ABOUT - A long-standing Invitational, Green Meadow is in great shape after putting in new Bermuda greens a couple of years ago.

2022 Champions

Regular - Nick Etherton

Senior - Mark Lewis

 

 

Green Meadow Invitational - April 23-24, 2022

Beaver Brook Country Club

2022 TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

ABOUT - Players must declare Championship, Sr. Championship (50 and over), or Regular division. Regular division will be flighted after round 1 scores. Sr. Championship and Championship will not be split after round 1. 

2022 Champion

Regular - Craig Reasor

Senior - John Thomas

 

Beaver Brook Invitational - May 21-22, 2022

Three Ridges Golf Course

2022 TOURNAMENT INFO

ABOUT - Stroke Play w/5 different flights.
Flights will be determined after first round.

Championship & Senior players must declare before beginning play. 

2022 Champion

Regular - Cody Johnson

Senior - Joe Brooks

Knox County Amateur - June 11-12, 2022

Knoxville City Championship - June 17th - 19th, 2022

2021 RESULTS

 

ABOUT - 4 day tournament at one of Knoxville's oldest golf courses. Your entry includes four tournament rounds of golf, a practice round, lunch each day and a tee gift!

2021 Champions

Championship - Jay Wise

Senior - Tim Moore

Whittle Springs Golf Course

Smoky Mountain Amateur - August 6-7, 2022

2022 TOURNAMENT RESULTS

 

ABOUT - Great golf and even better views! Come play two fantastic courses in Sevier County and earn points for the Knoxville Cup.

2022 Champions

Regular - Brandt Nelson

Senior - Scott McFarland

Sevierville River Course & Gatlinburg Golf Course

Willow Creek Invitational - June 25-26, 2022

2022 RESULTS

ABOUT - A week before the US Amateur Qualifier, many players use this Invitational as a competitive practice round for the Qualifier.

2022 Champions

Championship  - Craig Reasor

Senior - Joe Markham

Willow Creek Golf Club

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Three Ridges Golf Course
Green Meadow Country Club

2022 INFO AND RESULTS

 

ABOUT - The 40th annual Greater Knoxville Amateur is open to residents AND members of clubs in the following counties: Knox, Blount, Loudon, Anderson, Roane, Cumberland, Sevier, Jefferson.

The GKA will offer the following divisions in 2022: Championship, Regular, Senior, Super Senior and Legends. To receive TGA POY points a player must compete in the Championship or Senior division.

2022 Champions

 

Championship - Antonio Farinella

Senior - Steve Golliher

Greater Knoxville Amateur - July 23 - 24, 2022

Holston Hills Country Club

2022 INFO AND REGISTRATION

 

ABOUT - The tournament is made up of three divisions: Championship Flight, Senior Flight, and Super Senior Flight. For the Championship Flight and Senior, the tournament ranks as a LEVEL II Event on the Tennessee Golf Association Player of the Year points list. Field Limit 90 players. *Seniors must play in Senior Division to be eligible for TGA Points* 

2021 Champion

 

Regular - Brad Burling

 

Senior - Joe Markham

Holston Hills Invitational - Oct. 3-4, 2022

Knoxville Cup - Nov. 7, 2022

Must qualify by earning points through above invitationals and TGA State Championships.

Willow Creek Golf Club

PAST RESULTS

2011 - PGA 13.5 Ams 3.5

2012 - PGA 8 Ams 8

2013 - Ams 9.5 PGA 6.5

2014 - Ams 8.5 PGA 7.5

2015 - Not Contested
2016 - PGA 8.5 Ams 7.5

2017 - PGA 9 Ams 3

2018 - Ams 8.5 PGA 3.5

2019 - Ams 8 PGA 4

2020 - Ams 7.5 PGA 4.5

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Regular

2011 - Todd Burgan

2012 - Craig Reasor

2013 - Craig Reasor

2014 - Brandon Rodgers

2015 - Josh Collins
2016 - Matt King

2017 - Josh Collins

2018 - Matt King

2019 - Tanner Davis

2020 - Todd Burgan

Senior

2011 - Ron Waters

2012 - Ron Waters

2013 - Mike Freels

2014 - Mike Freels

2015 - Steve Golliher
2016 - Jeff Golliher

2017 - Tim Moore

2018 - Steve Golliher

2019 - Jeff Golliher

2020 - Steve Golliher