Championships: 2014 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 10-12

  • Weston Golf Club
  • Weston, MA
  • Entry Fee: Amateurs - $175; Professionals - $300
  • Entries Close on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

WAGR Counting Event: The World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), which comprises a women’s ranking and a men’s ranking for elite amateur players, is offered by The R&A and the USGA as a global service to golf. WAGR is updated every Wednesday on www.wagr.com and is available to national federations and organizers of amateur and professional events and tours for purposes of offering exemptions, selecting national teams and assembling Orders of Merit. WAGR currently incorporates over 4,000 events with over 10,000 players and endeavors to be the most comprehensive and accurate ranking in golf by effectively comparing players from around the world who may never directly compete against one another.

Registration Alert!!

For First-Time Professionals: Professionals who did not register for the 2013 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 2013, 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 info@mgalinks.org. 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.

Eligibility

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, 2014 Handicap Revision), or who have completed their handicap certification as defined on the Entry Form.

Qualifying Sites

Date Site Times
Info Sheet
Results
Highlights
May 5 GC at Turner Hill (changed from Salem CC)
May 20 Glen Ellen CC
May 21 Wahconah CC
May 22 Woods Hole GC
May 28 CC of Halifax
May 28 The Haven CC (Mount Pleasant CC)

 

2013 Massachusetts Open Champion

Evan Harmeling

 

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