Host Club: Country Club of Waterbury
Address: 1 Oronoke Rd., Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: (203) 753-4171
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Par & Yardage: Country Club of Waterbury will be set up to play at a total of 6,658 yards and a par of 35-34--69.
Named for Russell C. Palmer, former CSGA Executive Director (1986-1995) and inductee into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame (1997), the Palmer Cup is the Connecticut Stroke Play Championship. Mr. Palmer’s numerous accomplishments include establishing the use of GHIN throughout CSGA member clubs and initiating the purchase of the “Connecticut Golf House” which for 25 years served as the home of the CSGA and the Connecticut Section PGA.
In addition to his work with the CSGA, Mr. Palmer was a member of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, a past president of the International Association of Golf Administrators, and a past president of the Hartford Golf Club. He was also active in the United States Golf Association where he served as a member of the Museum Committee and as a rules official for several United States Amateurs, Opens and Senior Opens.
Entries Close: Wednesday, April 12 at 5:00 p.m.
Handicap Limit: Amateur Golfers with a CSGA Handicap Index of 6.4 or less
Age Limit: No Age Limit
Field Size: Championship Field Size limited to 96 players
About the Tournament: 54-hole stroke play championship. All players will play 18 holes on Monday, May 22nd. The low 39 players including ties will advance to rounds two and three to be played on Tuesday, May 23rd. The lowest 54 hole total will be declared the champion.