Dave Szewczul of Tunxis Plantation Country Club won his third Senior Amateur title Tuesday, shooting a final round 67 at Madison Country Club to charge up the leaderboard.
The quest for the 71st Connecticut Senior Amateur is under way as 90 of the state's top senior amateurs look to tame the challenging layout at Madison CC. Follow the final round with live scoring and results.
Defending champion Bill Hermanson shot an opening round of even-par 70 take the overnight lead heading into the final round of the 71st Connecticut Senior Amateur Championship at Madison Country Club.
The 71st Connecticut Senior Amateur Championship is set to kick off this Monday, September 26th at Madison Country Club and we've got you covered with all of the storylines and facts from this storied championship.
History of the Connecticut Senior Amateur Championship
The Connecticut Senior Amateur Championship is open to bona fide members of a CSGA club who are fifty five years of age and over by the start of the tournament. The tournament was first held at the CC of Farmington and Tumble Brook CC in 1961, where G.F. Heyer of Wepawaug captured the first of his three Senior Amateur titles.
In 2015, Bill Hermanson of Black Hall Club battled cold and windy conditions en-route to capturing his second CSGA major championship of the season. Hermanson shot rounds of 70-76--146 to edge 2014 Senior Amateur Champion Mark Vasington of Wampanoag Country Club by two strokes.
The 71st Connecticut Senior Amateur Championship will be held at Madison Country Club for the first time in tournament history.
Course Set-Up: Madison Country Club will be set-up at approximately 6,507 yards and will play to a par of 35-35--70.
Architect: The club was established in the early 1900's, with the present course originally designed by famed golf course architect, Willie Park, Jr. in 1909. Some of Park's other designs include Woodway Country Club, Maidstone Golf Club, Olympia Fields Country Club, New Haven Country Club and Shuttle Meadow Country Club. In all, Park designed more than 170 golf courses around the world.
Schedule of Events: 36-hole stroke play championship. All players will play 18 holes on Monday, September 26th. The low 39 players including ties advance to the final round on Tuesday, September 27th. The lowest 36-hole total will be declared the champion.