Championships: 2017 Amateur Public Links Championship

Pinehills GC

Plymouth, MA | August 8-9

ENTRY CLOSE: Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.


Entries are open to amateur golfers who are bona fide public course players at a public MGA member club (a course/club that provides playing opportunities for the general public seven days a week) and maintain an up-to-date MGA/GHIN Handicap Index not exceeding 12.0 (as determined by the June 1, 2017 Handicap Revision).

Players who have playing privileges or who have an established handicap at any private or semi-private club are ineligible, with the exception of:

  • Players competing on a school/college golf team, provided those privileges are limited to scheduled practices and competitions; or
  • Players employed by a private club, provided their playing privileges
    • Are limited in nature;
    • Are consistent with those offered other club employees;
    • Do not allow participation in any club tournaments; and
    • No handicap is maintained at the private club.

Qualifying Sites

Date Site Times
Info Sheet
June 20 Sandy Burr CC
June 21 Gardner Municipal GC
June 26 Cranberry Valley GC
June 27 The Ledges GC
June 29 Bradford CC
July 5 D.W. Field GC


2016 Championship Highlights

His two-day stay in the Berkshires lasted a bit longer than expected, but that was just fine with Matt Cowgill (Wayland CC), who claimed the 2016 Massachusetts Amateur Public Links Championship title following a three-hole sudden-death playoff against Cody Booska (Crumpin-Fox Club). After both players matched each other shot for shot through the first two playoff holes, the crowning moment for Cowgill came on the 501-yard, par 5 17th hole where he was able to get up and down for birdie. Booska, who had sent his tee shot out of bounds off the tee, could not recover to extend the playoff. Read More


MGA Noteworthy

  • Championship Proper Alert: Starting times and the Player Information Sheet are now available.
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