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12th Senior Match Play Championship

Return to the Ridge

Senior Match Play returns to Gillette Ridge for 13th edition of the Championship

Tom Brett Wins Senior Match Play Championship

Tom Brett of Tallwood Country Club overcame an early deficit, winning six of the final ten holes en-route to a 4 and 3 victory at the 11th Senior Match Play Championship.

Scoring & Results

2017 Senior Match Play Championship
June 7 - 9 | Brooklawn Country Club
Final Results
Story Photos

Quick Facts

Host Club: Gillette Ridge Golf Club
Address: 1360 Hall Blvd, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Phone: (860) 726-1430
Website: Click here to view »

Par & Yardage: Gillette Ridge Golf Club will be set up to play at a total of approximately 6,400 yards and a par of 72.

The 2018 Connecticut Senior Match Play Championship will be hosted at Gillette Ridge Golf Club for a tournament record fourth time.

Named for the 19th century abolitionist Francis Gillette, Gillette Ridge Golf Club opened for play in 2004.  The course was designed by legendary golfer Arnold Palmer and is only one of three Palmer signature designs in New England.  The Palmer design capitalizes on the site's natural beauties including elevation changes, flowing streams and mature trees.

Tournament Information

Entries Close: Wednesday, May 30 at 5:00 p.m.

Handicap Limit: Active USGA Handicap not exceeding 14.0

Age Limit: Age 55 and over as of June 18th, 2018

Entry Fee & Application: $140 (Click here to apply)

Field Size: Limited to the first 120 entries

About the Tournament: The tournament, which is the first of two majors for senior golfers on the CSGA schedule, challenges competitors with a round of stroke play to determine the low sixteen match play qualifiers followed by two rounds of match play each day that culminate in an eighteen-hole final match.

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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.