22nd Connecticut Women's Open


August 26 & 27, 2020 - Rockrimmon Country Club


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


Female Professional and Amateur Golfers:

  • Amateur golfers must have an active USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 15.0


Senior Female Professional and Amateur Golfers:

  • Amateur golfers must have an active USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 15.0
  • Amateur or professional golfers who have turned 50 as of August 26, 2020


ENTRY DEADLINE: August 12, 2020



Senior amateurs and professionals are eligible to play in either the Open or Senior Division, or both Divisions.



  • Open Amateur or Senior Amateur Entry Fee - $125


  • Open Professional or Senior Professional Entry Fee - $225


  • Senior Amateur Dual Entry Fee for Open and Senior Divisions - $175


  • Senior Professional Dual Entry Fee for Open and Senior Divisions - $275




Format: All players in both divisions will play 18-holes of stroke play on both Wednesday, August 26th and Thursday, August 27th.  Round two pairings will be based on round one scores.  The player with the low 36-hole total in each division will be declared the Conn. Women's Open Champion and the Senior Conn. Women's Open Champion.

Transportation & Caddies: You may walk, carry your own bag, utilize a caddie or use a golf cart for this Championship.  The cost of a caddie and/or golf cart is NOT included in the entry fee. There is a maximum limit of two carts per threesome. Minors without a driver's license may not operate a golf cart.

Purse & Prizes: The winner of the Open Division will have her name permanently engraved on the Valerie Bulkeley Trophy.  The winner and runner-up in the Open and Senior division will receive keepsake trophies. Size and composition of the final field will determine the full professional and amateur prize distribution in each division.

Practice Round: Practice rounds are available after 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday August 18th, Thursday August 20th and Tuesday August 25th.  To arrange a practice round, please contact Joe Russo at projoegolf@yahoo.com or call (954) 648-4115.  The cost of a practice round including a cart, is $35 per player.

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 his/her 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


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