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117th Connecticut Amateur Championship

Fox Hopyard GC to Host 117th Connecticut Amateur

The East Haddam gem will welcome Connecticut's oldest and most prestigious amateur championship for the first time in 2019.

Ben Conroy wins the 2018 Connecticut Amateur

Defeats Elias Gross 7&6 in 36 hole final at CC Waterbury

Scoring & Results

2018 Connecticut Amateur
Country Club of Waterbury
Final Results

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Quick Facts

Host Club: Fox Hopyard GC
Address: 1 Hopyard Road, East Haddam, CT 06423
Phone: (860) 434-6644
Website: Click here to view »

Par & Yardage: Fox Hopyard GC will be set up to play at a total of 6,912 yards and a par of 71.

Fox Hopyard was designed by Roger Rulewich after its sister course, Crumpin-Fox Golf Course, in Bernardston, Mass. Rulewich said wanted to construct a course that gave golfers the feel of playing through “the mountains of Vermont, and the lowlands of Kiawah,” all in one round. The semi-private course, that also hosted the 2003 Connecticut Women's Open, perennially makes lists of top New England courses open to the public.

Tournament Information

Entries Close: Wednesday, April 24 at 11:59 p.m.

Handicap Limit: 6.4

Entry Fee & Application: $140 (Click here to apply)

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)(3) 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, the Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents and the CSGA Scholarship Fund in honor of Widdy Neale.