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CC of Waterbury set to host 116th Connecticut Amateur

The Country Club of Waterbury will host Connecticut's oldest and most prestigious amateur championship for the eleventh time in 2018.

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Scoring & Results

LQR - 116th Connecticut Amateur
May 1 | H. Smith Richardson

Quick Facts

Host Club: Country Club of Waterbury
Address: 1 Oronoke Rd., Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: (203) 753-4171
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Par & Yardage: Country Club of Waterbury will be set up to play at a total of 6,658 yards and a par of 69.

18-holes of stroke play to be conducted on both Monday, June 4th and Tuesday, June 5th.  The thirty-two (32) players with the lowest 36-hole total will advance to match play.  A playoff to determine the final positions in match play will be conducting following the conclusion of all stroke play rounds on Tuesday, June 5th.  Two rounds of 18-hole matches play will be conducted on Wednesday, June 6th and Thursday, June 7th.  The two remaining players will compete in the 36-hole championship match on Friday, June 8th.  Any match tied following the completion of the stipulated holes will be extended to sudden death until a winner is decided.

Tournament Information

Entries Close: Wednesday, April 18 at 5:00 p.m.

Handicap Limit: 6.4

About the Tournament: The Connecticut Amateur Championship is the oldest event conducted by the CSGA and is one of the nation's oldest state amateur golf championships. The challenging format tests the state's best amateur golfers over two rounds of stroke play to determine the low thirty-two match play qualifiers. Two rounds of match play each day culminate in a thirty-six hole final to crown the top amateur player in Connecticut.

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About the CSGA

The CSGA functions as an extension of the USGA and provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. Founded in 1899, it is the country’s oldest state golf association and conducts over 50 Championships, Qualifiers and One-Day Tournaments throughout the year, in addition to administering handicaps for over 40,000 members and 181 member clubs. As a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, the CSGA supports a variety of golf organizations within Connecticut, including the Connecticut Women’s Golf Association, Southern New England Women’s Golf Association, The First Tee, the Connecticut PGA, and the CSGA Scholarship Fund in honor of Widdy Neale.