Championships: 2012 Open Championship

This event is the only one of its kind on the MGA Championship slate, welcoming both amateur and professional golfers to compete against each other. Inaugurated in 1905 by Donald Ross' victory at Vesper Country Club, the state open has provided some of the most defining moments in Massachusetts golf history. Notable champions of past years include Walter Hagen, Francis Ouimet, Gene Sarazen, Byron Nelson and Bob Toski.

June 5-7, 2012

  • Walpole Country Club
  • Walpole, MA
  • Entry Fee: Amateurs - $150; Professionals - $275
  • Entries Close on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

Registration Alert!!

For First-Time Professionals: Professionals who did not register for the 2011 Massachusetts Open Championship must create a new profile in the MGA system using their current e-mail address. Once you create a new profile, you can log into the MGA system at anytime using your e-mail address. Click here to get started.

For Returning Professionals: Professionals who registered for this event in 2011, can log into the system using their e-mail address and password. If you misplaced or forgot your password, please use the "Forgot Password" function or e-mail us at We are happy to assist you.

For Amateurs: All Bay State amateur competitors who have an up-to-date GHIN number can use the My MGA Home program. Bay State residents who do not have an up-to-date GHIN number must create a new profile in the MGA system using their current e-mail address.


Entries are open to professional golfers and amateur golfers with an up-to-date MGA/ USGA GHIN Handicap Index not exceeding 2.4 (as determined by the April 15, 2012 Handicap Revision), or who have completed their handicap certification as defined on the Entry Form.

Qualifying Sites

Date Site Times
Info Sheet
May 14 Berkshire Hills CC
May 14 GC at Turner Hill
May 16 The Ridge Club
May 17 Mount Pleasant CC
May 24 Cohasset GC
May 29 Belmont CC


2011 Massachusetts Open Champion

Kyle Gallo


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