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NORTON, Massachusetts – Mass Golf is recognizing the 10-member team of the 2020 Griscom Cup Matches, which was selected prior to the event being canceled.
Team Massachusetts consists of a mix of junior, collegiate, mid-amateur and senior amateur female competitors. The roster includes Pam Kuong (Charles River CC), Anne Walsh (The Country Club), Jennifer Keim (Cummaquid GC), Sharon Hayes (Oakley CC), Elizabeth Corcoran (Oyster Harbors GC), Morgan Mitchell (Leicester CC), Emily Nash (Settlers Crossing GC) and Angela Garvin (The Ranch GC). Sally DeGan (LPGA AGA) and Chelsea Curtis (George Wright GC) were selected as co-captains.
The Griscom Cup Matches – which features a Massachusetts team competing against teams from both Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association (NY) and the Women’s Golf Association of Philadelphia – dates back to 1898 and is one of the longest-running amateur competitions in U.S. Golf history.
Team Massachusetts won the title last year, and this year’s matches were scheduled for May 27-28 at Westchester Country Club (Rye, New York).
Among the competitors on Team Massachusetts, Garvin and Nash are concluding their first year at the University of Maryland and Elon University, respectively. Keim played her senior year at Division II Tusculum University, while Mitchell is finishing up her graduate school year at D-II Southern New Hampshire.
Kuong won the 2019 Anne Marie Tobin Mass Golf Women’s Player of the Year, while Hayes competed in her second U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur last year. Walsh finished runner-up at least year’s Mass Women’s Amateur, and Corcoran is a former Mass Women’s Amateur Presidents Cup winner (2017).
Curtin and Curtis qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball together, but the event was canceled in March. Curtis won the 2005 Mass Women’s Amateur, while Curtis won the 2019 Grace Keyes Cup.
JUNIOR INTER-CITY TEAM MATCHES
The Junior Inter-City Team Matches, also contested amongst Mass Golf, the Women’s Golf Association of Philadelphia and the Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association (NY), has also been canceled.
This year’s event was scheduled to take place at Wyantenuck Country Club (Great Barrington, MA). Massachusetts last won the title in 1999.
The Massachusetts team was not selected prior to the matches being canceled.