Host Club: Ellington Ridge Country Club
Address: 56 Abbott Rd, Ellington, CT 06029
Phone: (860) 872-9133
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Par & Yardage: Ellington Ridge Country Club will be set up to play at a total of 6,936 yards and a par of 36-36--72.
The 2017 Connecticut Open will mark the fourth time that Ellington Ridge Country Club has played host to this prestigious event. The club has previously hosted the Connecticut Open in 1975, 1979 and 1998, the Connecticut Amateur in 2008, and annually hosts the UCONN Connecticut Cup.
History: Ellington Ridge Country Club is widely regarded as one of the best private courses in the state of Connecticut. The 18-hole championship golf course was designed by the noted golf architect, Geoffrey Cornish, in 1959 and has undergone numerous major improvements in the last 50 years. Practice areas include a top rated driving range, 2 practice putting greens and new sand and chipping green.
Entries Close: Wednesday, June 14 at 5:00 p.m.
Handicap Limit: Amateurs must hold an active USGA handicap at a CSGA club not exceeding 6.4
Entry Fee & Application: Amateurs: $125 / Professionals: $240 (Click here to apply)
Field Size: Championship field limited to 150 players
About the Tournament: 54-Hole Stroke Play Championship. Monday, July 31st- First Round, 18 Holes Tuesday, August 1st- Second Round, 18 Holes *The low 40 players including ties will advance to the final round on Wednesday, August 2nd Wednesday, August 2nd- Final Round, 18 Holes