113th Amateur Championship

Brae Burn Country Club | West Newton, MA | July 12-16, 2021

***World Amateur Golf Rankings Event***


Entry Fee: $150.00

Entries Open: 3/9/2021 at 10:00am

Entries Close: 5/13/2021 at 5:00pm



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 4.4 (as determined by the May 13, 2021 Handicap Revision), or who have completed their handicap certification.


Entry Procedures:

Entries and fully paid entry fees must be received through the Mass Golf Online Entry process by 5:00pm EST on the published entry deadline.



Competition will be in two stages;
1. Sectional Qualifying - 18 Holes at Stroke Play (For all except Exempt entrants).
2. Championship Proper - 36 Holes at Stroke Play followed by Match Play (32 Qualifiers).



The Championship Proper field is limited to 144 players (approx.; based on qualifying ties).

Exemptions (Upon receipt of the online registration and fee, the players in the following categories are exempt from Sectional Qualifying); 2021 Amateur Championship Exemptions



Sectional Qualifying - June 3 - 22

Championship Proper
Round 1 - July 12 (18 Holes)
Round 2 - July 13 (18 Holes)
***The low 32 scorers will advance to Match Play on July 14. A tie for the final qualifying place(s) will be determined by a hole-by-hole playoff.
Match Play - General Numeric Draw will be used. For purposes of determining places in the draw, ties in qualifying rounds will be decided by the order in which scores are returned, except that places of those participating in a play-off will be determined by performance in the play-off and if necessary, a blind draw.
Round of 32 (AM) - July 14
Round of 16 (PM) - July 14
Quarterfinals (AM) - July 15
Semifinals (PM) - July 15
Finals (AM/PM) - July 16 (36 Holes)
In the event of a tied match, (a) the winner shall be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off, and (b) the stipulated round is deemed to extend to as many holes as are required for a match to be won.


Caddies & Automotive Transportation:

Players may use caddies, pull carts (at the host clubs(s) discretion) and/or automotive transportation during Sectional Qualifying. Caddies and pull carts (at the host clubs(s) discretion) ONLY are permitted in the Championship Proper.


Food & Beverage:

A complimentary luncheon will be provided for all competitors on July 12 and throughout match play.


Starting Times:

Qualifying Round Starting Times & Player Information will be emailed to all competitors shortly after the close of entries.

Championship Proper Starting Times & Player Information will be emailed to all competitors shortly after the last qualifier.



The Massachusetts Cup will be presented to the Champion. Merchandise certificates will be awarded to the 32 Match Play Qualifiers and are only redeemable at the host site.

The Medalist(s) during the stroke play portion will be awarded the Harry B. McCracken, Jr. Medal.



The Massachusetts Cup will be presented to the Champion.


Practice Rounds:

Practice rounds privileges are at the discretion of the qualifying site and championship proper host club(s). Mass Golf will provide details surrounding the availability of practice rounds ahead of the scheduled event; please refrain from contacting the host clubs until specific details are received from Mass Golf.


Mass Golf Policies & Procedures:

CLICK HERE to view the general Mass Golf Policies & Procedures.


Withdrawal & Refund Policy:

Competitors who have submitted an entry for a Mass Golf event and wish to withdraw for any reason, MUST notify the Mass Golf office (email preferred). Entry fee will be refunded less a $20 administrative fee, regardless of reason, if Mass Golf is notified seven (7) days prior to the event. Entry fee will be refunded less 50% for any withdrawals received less than seven (7) days prior to the event. No refund will be processed for a withdrawal notification that is received on the scheduled date of an event.