2018 Women’s Amateur Championship - MASSGOLF

2018 Women’s Amateur Championship

George Wright Golf Course
Hyde Park  | July 30 – August 2

ENTRY FEE: $150
ENTRY CLOSE: Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

HIGHLIGHTS | PHOTO GALLERY | FINAL MATCH VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS | MATCH PLAY BRACKET

Eligibility

Entries are open to amateur golfers who have an active Mass Golf/GHIN Handicap Index at any public, private, semi-private, municipal or non-real estate Mass Golf member course/club not exceeding 14.0 – Class A (as determined by the July 1, 2018 Handicap Revision), or who have completed their handicap certification.

WAGR COUNTING EVENT

The World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), which comprises a women’s ranking and a men’s ranking for elite amateur players, is offered by The R&A and the USGA as a global service to golf. WAGR is updated every Wednesday on www.wagr.com and is available to national federations and organizers of amateur and professional events and tours for purposes of offering exemptions, selecting national teams and assembling Orders of Merit. WAGR currently incorporates over 4,000 events with over 10,000 players and endeavors to be the most comprehensive and accurate ranking in golf by effectively comparing players from around the world who may never directly compete against one another.

2017 Championship Highlights

East Falmouth’s Hannah Ghelfi of Pocasset Golf Club overcame a 3-down deficit to defeat Angela Garvin of The Ranch GC by a 2-up margin at Myopia Hunt Club on August 3 to win the 114th Massachusetts Women’s Amateur Championship. After finishing T-2 in the stroke play portion of the Championship earlier in the week, Ghelfi drew the fourth seed in the match play bracket and defeated the likes of Mary Jane Wagner (3&1), Julia Ford (4&3) and Jennifer Keim (4&3)  before advancing to the final two matches on Thursday. In the President’s Cup match play bracket for the tournament’s second flight, Elizabeth Corcoran of Oyster Harbors Club defeated Caroline Schernecker of The Country Club)by a final score of 4&2.