120th Connecticut Amateur


June 20-24, 2022 - Ridgewood Country Club


ELIGIBILITY: In addition to a player's agreement to abide by the CSGA General Tournament Policies, the following criteria is required:


Amateur Golfers Only:

  • Holding an active USGA Handicap Index from a CSGA Member Club not exceeding 8.0
  • Connecticut Residents must be a bona fide member of a CSGA member club
  • Non-residents of Connecticut must be a bona fide member of a Type 1 CSGA member club

ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 20, 2022


EXEMPT PLAYERS: 120th Connecticut Amateur Exemption List - Exempt players MUST apply by the entry deadline.  To apply as an exempt player, simply select the "Exempt Player" division when prompted during the registration process.

SECTIONAL QUALIFYING: 18-Hole stroke play qualifying for all non-exempt players:

     Thursday, May 5th - Great Neck Country Club, Waterford, Conn.

     Monday, May 23rd - Silo Point Country Club - Southbury, Conn.

     Wednesday, May 25th - Country Club of Farmington, Farmington, Conn.


Format: 18-holes of stroke play to be conducted on both Monday, June 20th and Tuesday, June 21st. The thirty-two (32) players with the lowest 36-hole total will advance to match play.  A playoff to determine the final positions in match play will be conducted following the conclusion of all stroke play rounds.  Two rounds of 18-hole matches will be conducted on Wednesday, June 22nd and Thursday, June 23rd.  The two remaining players will compete in the 36-hole championship match on Friday, June 24th.  Any match tied following the completion of the stipulated holes will be extended to sudden death until a winner is decided.

Withdrawals & Refunds: Refund less $25.00 administrative fee if requested prior to entry deadline. 50% refund after entry deadline and seven days prior to the event.  Within seven days prior to the event there will be no refund.  Any player who has competed in a qualifying round will be not be issued a refund if they are forced to withdraw from the championship proper.


All players are expected to complete the competition which they start.  Acceptable reasons for withdrawal during a competition are physical injury, illness, or an emergency.  Poor play is not an acceptable reason for withdrawal.  A player who withdraws without an acceptable reason or without notifying CSGA personnel will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions.  If a player is aware of a possibility of withdrawal (e.g. injury) he should notify the CSGA as soon as possible.

All players who start a round must return a scorecard personally to CSGA staff or a CSGA official even if they are officially withdrawing. Players who withdraw also must sign and attest that the hole by hole scores are correct for the fellow-competitor's scorecard they were keeping and return that card to the fellow-competitor or another marker in the group. Players who do not follow this policy will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions.

Conditions of Entry: By submitting an entry for any CSGA-administered competition, the contestant understands that their participation is at the sole discretion of the CSGA. A contestant may be removed from any competition at the discretion of the CSGA staff or Competitions Committee at any time before or during the competition. Incidents of unbecoming conduct or actions deemed to be detrimental to the image of the CSGA or the “Spirit of the Game” are grounds for such removal and suspension from future CSGA-administered competitions. These include, but are not limited to the following: 

1) Willful damage of the golf course or golf course property 
2) Club throwing or unnecessary club tossing 
3) Offensive or unbecoming language 
4) Public criticism of golf course or verbal abuse of CSGA staff, officials, volunteers, host club staff or other contestants 
5) Potential endangerment of others 
6) Conduct deemed unbecoming