July 10th - 13th, 2017
Watertown Golf Club, Watertown, Connecticut
PAR AND YARDAGE: Watertown Golf Club will be set up at approximately 6,423 yards and will play to a par of 36-35—71.
HOLE BY HOLE –
Holes 1-9 will play at 3,372 yards and a par of 36
Holes 10-18 will play at 3,051 and a par of 35
COURSE: Watertown Golf Club was established in 1915 and was originally a nine hole course on the property of the Taft Boarding School. In 1931 an additional nine holes were added and a Clubhouse was constructed. In 1970, nine holes were crafted into the hillside north of the Clubhouse and nine holes were built adjacent to the Clubhouse to replace the original nine hole course.
HISTORY: The 2017 Connecticut Junior Amateur will be held at Watertown Golf Club for the sixty-second time, the most by any Connecticut club. Since 1952, Watertown Golf Club has hosted the Junior Amateur all but two years ( 1959 and 1978 ). The inaugural Connecticut Junior Amateur was held in 1937 at Shuttle Meadow Country Club and was won by Harrison Leete of Plymouth Meadow.
WHO CAN ENTER: The championship is open to any amateur junior golfer in Connecticut who will not have reached their 18th birthday on or before July 10th, 2017, and who has a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 15.0.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Monday, July 10 – 18-holes of stroke-play qualifying (The low 32 qualifiers will advance to match play)
Tuesday, July 11 – First and second rounds of match play
Wednesday, July 12 – Quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of match play
Thursday, July 13 – Championship match (18 holes)