Rhode Island Golf Association

Rhode Island Golf Association Men's Championships

Men's Championships

The RIGA annually conducts 16 Men’s Championships. In addition, the RIGA conducts qualifiers for State and USGA events.

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2020

Registration Schedule

-  Registration for Men's Championships begins on Wednesday Feb. 5 at 10 a.m.


If you did not compete in an RIGA event in 2019, you will need
to create a new user profile in USGA TM prior to registering to play in their first event of the 2020 season.

Instructions

Please note that to create a new user profile in USGA TM, your GHIN Number must be active at an RIGA member club.

 - To begin the process, go to User Profile Registration
 - Select 'Click Here to Register'
 - Type in your GHIN Number and Last Name
 - Click Register
 - Please update missing fields and inaccurate information. (Please use drop down to select your RIGA affiliation)

Additional Information

-  If your GHIN Number is inactive, you will get a message stating “No member with GHIN Number: (your GHIN number) and last name: (your last name). Please retry!” - Please contact your club in order to have your GHIN number activated.

April

Kirkbrae Invitational to benefit Button Hole GC
Kirkbrae CC
April 25-26 

May

22nd John P. Burke Memorial Tournament – Gross and Net Divisions
Metacomet GC and Wanumetonomy G&CC
May 4-5
Eligibility: All amateur golfers who are a member at RIGA member club and hold a RIGA membership.
Entry Close Date: April 22, 2020


71st Four-Ball Championship
Potowomut GC
May 19-20
Eligibility: Amateur golfers who have a membership with a RIGA member club and who have a combined team handicap index not to exceed 18.0.  Handicaps will be verified.   
Entry Close Date: May 6, 2020

26th Senior Four-Ball Championship – Net Division
Crestwood CC
May 26-27
Eligibility: Male amateur golfers who have a membership with a RIGA member club and who have reached their 55th birthday by May 26, 2020.  The field will be limited to 70 teams. 
Entry Close Date: May 13, 2020

June

26th Senior Four-Ball Championship – Gross Division
North Kingstown GC
June 8-9
Eligibility: Male amateur golfers who have a membership with a RIGA member club and who have reached their 55th birthday by June 8, 2020. Combined team handicap index not to exceed 20.0. Handicaps will be verified.
Entry Close Date: May 27, 2020


RIGA Family Day 
Alpine CC
June 29
Eligibility: Parent or Child: Amateur golfers who have an active RIGA/GHIN handicap and are RIGA Members.
Entry Close Date: June 17, 2020

July

99th Junior Amateur Championship
Alpine CC
July 6-9
Eligibility: Male and Female junior members and caddies of clubs affiliated with the RIGA or full time RI residents who will not reach their 19th birthday by July 9, 2020.
Entry Close Date: June 29, 2020

115th Amateur Championship
Pawtucket CC
July 13-17
Eligibility: Amateur golfers who have a membership with a RIGA member club or are a Rhode Island resident and a Men’s Handicap Index of not more than 12.0.
Entry Close Date: May 21, 2020

QualifiersFenner Hill GC - Thursday, May 28  - Entry Close Date: May 21, 2020
                   Green Valley CC - Tuesday, June 2 
 - Entry Close Date: May 21, 2020
                   Cranston CC
 - Wednesday, June 3 - Entry Close Date: May 23, 2020

80th Mixed Foursomes
Crestwood CC
July 20-21
Eligibility: Amateur golfers who have an active RIGA/GHIN handicap and are RIGA members. Team must consist of one (male) and one (female).
Entry Close Date: July 12, 2020

August

37th Stroke Play Championship
Quinnatisset CC
Aug. 4-5
Eligibility: Male amateur golfers who are RIGA members and have a membership with a RIGA member club and who have a handicap index of not more than 12.0.
Entry Close Date: July 22, 2020

89th Rhode Island Open Championship
Valley CC
Aug. 11-12
Eligibility: Field will be limited to 144 players.
Professionals: RI PGA members, New England PGA members and apprentices, and RI Residents will pay an entry fee of $325.00.
Unaffiliated & Non-RI Resident Professionals: Will be eligible and pay an entry fee of $425.00.
Amateurs: RIGA members with a handicap index of 3.0 or less and must have 2019 or 2020 Player of the Year points. Preference will be give to professionals. All amateurs will be put on a waiting list and will be notified of their status after the entry deadline. The amateur entry fee is $155.00.
Entry Close Date: July 29, 2020

Mixed Stroke Play
Potowomut GC
Aug. 17
Eligibility: Amateur golfers who have an active RIGA/GHIN handicap and are RIGA members. Team must consist of one (male) and one (female).
Entry Close Date: Aug. 9, 2020

September

27th Mid-Amateur Championship
Warwick CC

Sept. 1-2
Eligibility: Male amateur golfers who have a membership with a RIGA member club and who have reached their 25th birthday by Sept. 1, 2020. A player may not have a men’s Handicap Index of more than 12.0.
Entry Close Date: Aug. 19, 2020

62nd Senior Amateur Championship 
Triggs Memorial GC
Sept. 8-9
Eligibility: Male amateur golfers who have a membership with a RIGA member club and have reached their 55th birthday by Sept. 8, 2020.
Entry Close Date: Aug. 26, 2020

Mulligan Interclub Team Championship
Agawam Hunt
Sept. 23
Entry Close Date: Sept. 16, 2020

October

Tri-State Matches
Hartford GC (Conn.)
Oct. 12-14
Eligibility: Invitation Only