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The Farms to host second Connecticut Mid-Amateur

Players will have a good opportunity for birdie on the par-5 closing hole. 

On August 9-10, The Farms Country Club will serve as the host of the Connecticut Mid-Amateur for the second time. The Farms last hosted the Mid-Amateur in 2011 when Ray Floyd, Jr. claimed the title. Up until 1959, the land that The Farms sits on today was a working farm. However, after the land went unused members of the neighboring communities of Wallingford, Meriden and Cheshire decided that a family club was needed, thus the Geoffrey Cornish design was opened in 1962. 

The Farms Course Tour

Ben Conroy will look to defend his title on a course that rarely affords players a straight forward shot. Not overly, long with no par-4's over 400-yards, the course is defined by its many doglegs forcing players to be accurate off the tee and remain in position. The Farms sets up for an exciting finish, the 17th is a short par-4, while players will have a good opportunity for birdie on the par-5 closing hole. 

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About the CSGA

Founded in 1899, the CSGA is the country's oldest state golf association and, as an Allied Golf Association of the USGA, provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. In addition to administering handicaps for over 40,000 members at 181 member clubs, the CSGA conducts more than 85 days of competition throughout the year for golfers of all ages, genders, and skill levels. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the CSGA supports a variety of golf organizations within Connecticut, including the Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents, Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, Connecticut Section PGA, Connecticut Women’s Golf Association, CSGA Scholarship Fund in honor of Widdy Neale, LPGA-Amateur Golf Association, Southern New England Women’s Golf Association, and The First Tee of Connecticut.