40th Massachusetts Mid-Amateur Championship

Willowbend - Bay/Bog | Mashpee, MA | September 18-20, 2023

***World Amateur Golf Rankings Event***


Entry Fee: $175.00

Entries Open: 3/22/2023 at 10:00am

Entries Close: 7/20/2023 at 5:00pm



  • Any amateur golfers (age 25+ as of Sept. 18, 2023) who have an active Mass Golf Membership.
  • Handicap Index® not exceeding 5.4 (at the time of registration).
  • Have played and posted 5 rounds at any Mass Golf member club/course within 12 months of the entry close date.


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 - 54 Holes at Stroke Play



The Championship Proper field is limited to 120 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); 2023 Mid-Amateur Championship Exemptions



Sectional Qualifying; August 9 – September 7

Championship Proper
Round 1 – September 18 (18 Holes)
Round 2 – September 19 (18 Holes)

***The low 30 scorers and ties after 36-holes will continue play on September 20

Round 3 – September 20 (18 Holes)
Any tie for first place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.


Caddies & Automotive Transportation:

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


Food & Beverage:

A complimentary luncheon will be provided for all competitors on September 18 & 20.


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 Ted Bishop Cup will be awarded to the Champion. Merchandise certificates will be awarded and are only redeemable at the host site.



The Ted Bishop Cup will be presented to the Champion.


Practice Rounds:

Courtesy practice privileges are at the discretion of the 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 withdrawing from a championship/qualifier should notify a member of the Mass Golf staff as soon as practicable. Refunds may be processed based on the following criteria:

  • Prior to entries closing, Entry fee minus a $30 administrative fee will be refunded.


  • After entries close and more than thirteen days before the day of the event, 50% of entry fee will be refunded.


  • Within thirteen days of the event, or on the day of the event, NO refund will be processed.


Refunds will not be processed for competitors advancing through a qualifier who subsequently need to withdraw from the championship proper. Exempt players may be refunded according to the criteria above. The Mass Golf staff respectfully asks that if a player knowingly needs to withdraw from an event, please do so as soon as possible – out of respect and as a courtesy to any players on a waitlist/alternate list.