Championships: 2015 Open Championship

Black Rock CC

Hingham, MA | June 8-10

ENTRY FEE: Amateurs - $175; Professionals - $300
ENTRY CLOSE: Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Entries are open to professional golfers and amateur golfers with an up-to-date USGA GHIN Handicap Index through a State or Regional Golf Association not exceeding 2.4 (as determined by the April 15, 2015 Handicap Revision), or who have completed their handicap certification as defined on the Entry Form.

Qualifying Sites

Date Site Times
Info Sheet
May 7 Walpole CC
May 11 Longmeadow CC
May 18 Marshfield CC
May 19 Willowbend (Bay/Bog)
May 26 Pleasant Valley CC
May 27 Tedesco CC


WAGR Counting Event

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Registration Alert!!

For First-Time Professionals & Out of State Amateurs: Golfers who did not register for the 2014 Massachusetts Open Championship must create a new profile in the MGA system using their current e-mail address. Amateurs must have an active USGA GHIN Handicap Index through a State or Regional Golf Association that meets the stated eligibility requirements. *If you are currently inactive, you must contact your state or regional golf association before registering.

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 2014, 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.

2014 Championship Highlights

Ian Thimble (George Wright GC) watched his final putt on the third playoff hole jump off the back liner and then disappear. What happened in mere seconds probably felt like a year but the result was the same. Thimble had won the 105th Massachusetts Open Championship at Weston Golf Club. It marked not only his first career MGA championship but his first major victory since turning pro in the fall of 2013. Read More


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