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83rd Connecticut Open Championship

Course

About the Course

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.

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.

PAR AND YARDAGE: Ellington Ridge Country Club will be set up at 6,936 yards and will play to a par of 36-36--72.

USGA COURSE RATING AND SLOPE RATING: The USGA Course Rating for Ellington Ridge Country Club is 73.8; Slope Rating is 139.

HOLE-BY-HOLE:

Holes 1-9 will play at 3,417 yards and a par of 36

Hole # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total
Yards 371 543 380 188 556 347 191 388 453 3,417
Par 4 5 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 36

Holes 10-18 will play at 3,519 yards and a par of 36

Hole # 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Yards 343 552 389 510 373 195 445 239 473 3,519
Par 4 5 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 36

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

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 1st

Wednesday, August 2nd- Final Round, 18 Holes

 

CSGA Corporate Partners

Allied Organizations

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.