Championships: 2013 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 11-13, 2013

  • Woodland Golf Club
  • Auburndale, MA
  • Entry Fee: Amateurs - $150; Professionals - $275
  • Entries Close on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
  • World Amateur Golf Rankings Event

Registration Alert!!

For First-Time Professionals: Professionals who did not register for the 2012 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 2012, 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, 2013 Handicap Revision), or who have completed their handicap certification as defined on the Entry Form.

Qualifying Sites

Date Site Times
Info Sheet
May 8 Indian Ridge CC
May 16 Black Rock CC
May 16 CC of Pittsfield
May 16 Wollaston GC
May 21 Bay Club at Mattapoisett
May 28 Pleasant Valley CC


2012 Massachusetts Open Champion

Michael Welch


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