2013 state golf schedule
With the exception of the Massachusetts Golf Association's Open Championship and the U.S. Golf Association's men's and women's opens, all of which are open to amateurs and professionals, the following listings are for amateur events. For more tournaments open to amateurs in the state, visit the MGA's website, www.mgalinks.org. Massachusetts Golf Association
For eligibility requirements, all qualifying sites or to register for an event go to the MGA's website, www.mgalinks.com.
6-7 -- Senior Four-Ball Championship at Stow Acres CC, Stow. Entries closed
14-15 -- Four-Ball Championship at Ledgemont CC, Seekonk, and Pawtucket CC, Pawtucket, R.I. Entries closed.
11-13 -- Open Championship at Woodland GC, Auburndale. Entries close: April 15, 5 p.m. Qualifying: Six sites, including the CC of Pittsfield on May 16.
8-12 -- Amateur Championship at Longmeadow CC, Longmeadow. Entries close: May 2, 5 p.m. Qualifying: 10 sites including Wyantenuck CC on June 3.
29-31 -- Junior Amateur Championship at Essex Club, Manchester. Entries close: May 30, 5 p.m. Qualifying: Six sites including The Blandford Club and Agawam Municipal GC on June 24.
5-6 -- Amateur Public Links Championship at Glen Ellen CC, Millis. Entries close: June 6, 5 p.m. Qualifying: Six sites including Tekoa CC in Westfield on July 2.
8 -- Father and Daughter Championship at The Golf Club of Cape Cod, East Falmouth. Entries close: June 6, 5 p.m.
20-21 -- Father and Son Championship at Indian Pond CC, Kingston (Senior division, Aug. 20, Junior Division, Aug 21.) Entries close: July 25.
10-11 -- Senior Championship at Haverhill CC, Haverhill. Entries close: July 18, 5 p.m. Qualifying: Three sites including Westover GC in Granby.
23-25 -- Mid-Amateur Championship at Marshfield CC, Marshfield. Entries close: July 25, 5 p.m. Qualifying: Six sites including Twin Hills GC in Longmeadow.
U.S. Golf Association
The MGA annually conducts qualifying rounds for USGA championships. For more information or to register go to www.usga.org.
13-16 -- U.S. Open Championship at Merion GC, Ardmore, Pa. Entries close: April 24. Qualifying: Three New England sites including the Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston on May 8.
11-14 -- U.S. Senior Open Championship at Omaha CC, Omaha, Neb. Entries close: June 9. Qualifying: The Kittansett Club in Marion on June 20.
15-20 -- U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship at Laurel Hill GC, Lorton, Va. Entries close: May 22. Qualifying: Maplegate CC in Bellingham on June 17.
22-27 -- U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Martis Camp, Truckee, Calif. Entries close: May 29. Qualifying: Thorny Lea GC in Brockton on June 26.
12-18 -- U.S. Amateur Championship at The Country Club, Brookline. Entries close: June 26. Qualifying: Six local qualifiers including Crestview CC in Agawam on July 23.
21-26 -- U.S. Senior Amateur Championship at Wade Hampton GC, Cashiers, N.C. Entries close: July 17. Qualifying: Segregansett CC in Taunton on Aug. 7.
5-10 -- U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at CC of Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala. Entries close: Aug. 7. Qualifying: Two sites including Berkshire Hills CC on Aug. 26.
27-30 -- U.S. Women's Open Championship at Sebonack GC, Southhampton, N.Y. Entries close: May 1, Qualifying: Mount Pleasant CC in Boylston on May 13.
5-11 -- U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at CC of Charleston, Charleston, S.C.. Entries close: June 26. Qualifying: Oak Hill CC in Fitchburg on July 16.
5-10 -- U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship at Biltmore Forest CC, Asheville, N.C. Entries close: Aug. 7. Qualifying: Longmeadow CC in Longmeadow on Aug. 26.
New England Golf Association
For more information on NEGA events, go to the associaton's website, www.negagolf.org.
16-18 -- New England Amateur Championship at Green Mountain National Golf Course, Killington, Vt. Entries close: June 6 at 5 p.m. Note: Competitors will be able to register online. Players selected to compete will be notified via email after entries close.
14-16 -- New England Junior Invitational at Connecticut National Golf Club, Putnam, Conn. Note: Invitational event.
17-18 -- New England Senior Amateur Championship at Portland Country Club, Falmouth, Maine. Entries close: Aug. 8. Note: Competitors will be able to register online. Players selected to compete will be notified via email after entries close.
Women's Golf Association
WGAM events are open to women who are members of WGAM-affiliated clubs. For more details on WGAM tournaments and the organization, visit wgam.org.
15 -- Eleanor W. Allen Bowl at William J. Devine GC.
29 -- Griscom Cup Matches (invitation only) at Essex Country Club
3 -- Edith Noblit Baker Trophy at Cohasset CC
10 -- Hannah D. Townshend Cup at The Bay Club
13 -- Class D and Class E championships at Fall River CC
17 -- Curtis Bowl at Winchendon School GC
27 -- Class B and Class C championships at Worcester CC
8 -- Chris Eaton Foursomes at Segregansett CC
9 -- New England Women's Golf Association Championships at Renaissance.
15 -- Dolly Sullivan Tournament at Cyprian Keyes GC
16 -- Mother and Daughter Championship and Member and Junior Tournament at Highfields G & CC
24 -- Mildred Gardinor Prunaret Cup at Hickory Ridge GC
29 -- WGAM Amateur Championship at Presdients' Cup at Framingham CC.
21 -- Mother and Son Tournament at Foxborough CC
28 -- Grace Keyes Cup at Ipswich CC
12 -- Fall Cup Regional Championships at participating clubs
23 -- Stone Cup at Stockbridge CC
30 -- Endicott Cup and Tri-State Matches at Ellington Ridge (Conn.) CC
1 -- Sherran Trophy at Eastward Ho! CC
7 -- Senior Champoinships at Ludlow CC
9 -- Fall Cup Championship at LeBarron Hills CC
15 -- Eleanor I. LaBonte Tournament at Allendale CC
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