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2020 AGA/GAP schedule

AGA/GAP tournament schedule set for 2020

Think of the 2020 AGA/GAP schedule as a who’s who among the sharpest golf facilities within the Northeast region.

“We have a wonderful lineup that features some truly hidden gems, with some top-notch classic and modern courses, by some of the finest architects in golf,” Patrick Lloyd, GAP Director of Northeast Operations, said. “I hope the schedule continues to grow, and I invite golfers from all regions of the GAP to see for themselves what a terrific wealth of courses we have.”

If you plan on competing in any AGA/GAP events, then you must first create a Golf Genius account through GAP’s registration form. Once a Golf Genius account is created, then the online registration process can begin.

The 2020 AGA/GAP schedule kicks off April 15 with the 11th Modified Stableford Tournament at Huntsville Golf Club. The 14th Challenge Cup, an invitation-only event featuring the season’s top AGA/GAP performers, concludes the campaign Oct. 31 at Fox Hill Country Club.

New in 2020 is a Central Series Stroke Play Championship, which runs in conjunction with the GAP Central Series. It will take place July 23 at Bucknell Golf Club. The Central Series Stroke Play Championship joins the Spring Stroke Play Championship (May 4 at Glenmaura National Golf Club) and Stroke Play Championship (July 1 at Fox Hill) on the list of AGA/GAP highlights.

On the Junior side, the AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series will now require an entry fee. Cost is $10 for nine-hole golfers (Division II), $16 for 18-hole golfers (Division I).

In addition to a 15-event stable, the AGA/GAP schedule also includes qualifying events for the GAP Majors (Middle-Amateur Championship, BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship, Open Championship and Joseph H. Patterson Cup) and a U.S. Open (Local) Qualifier (May 11 at Elmhurst Country Club). The AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series, which began in 1983, is open to boys and girls 10 to 18 years of age. It wraps up annually with the Tournament of Champions, set for July 27 at Fox Hill and July 28 at Huntsville.

Continue to call the Coal Scuttle championships calendar cornerstones. The 70th Men’s Coal Scuttle Championship will take place Sept. 26-27 at Glenmaura National and Wyoming Valley Country Club. Scranton Municipal Golf Course, which captured its first Senior Coal Scuttle Championship a year ago, will host the 38th edition on Sept. 2. The Super-Senior and Women’s Coal Scuttle championships will run concurrently on Aug. 19 at Fox Hill.

For more information, contact Lloyd at 610-687-2340 ext. 17 or via email at plloyd@gapgolf.org.

2020 AGA/GAP schedule

EventDateVenue
11th Modified Stableford TournamentApril 15Huntsville
20th Ben Marshall Spring Four-BallApril 27Wyoming Valley
12th Spring Stroke PlayMay 4Glenmaura National
GAP Middle-Amateur Championship QualifierMay 6Elkview
U.S. Open Qualifier (Local)May 11Elmhurst
36th John Moore Memorial TournamentMay 16-17Pocono Farms/Country Club of Scranton
BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship QualifierMay 21Valley
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division I)June 15Berwick
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division II) June 17*Buck Hill (Red)
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division II) June 22*Honesdale
22nd Over/Under 50 TournamentJune 24Elmhurst
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Divisions I & II) June 29Frosty Valley
GAP Open Championship QualifierJune 29Irem
17th Stroke Play ChampionshipJuly 1Fox Hill
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division I) July 2Irem
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division II) July 6Wemberly Hills
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division I) July 9Pocono Farms
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division II) July 9Emanon
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division I) July 13Scranton Municipal
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division II)July 13Scranton Canoe
20th Sam Spencer Four-BallJuly 15Glen Oak
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Division I)July 15Elmhurst
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Divisions I & II) July 20Elkview
Joseph H. Patterson Cup QualifierJuly 21Frosty Valley
AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series (Divisions I & II)July 22Valley
Inaugural Central Series Stroke Play ChampionshipJuly 23Bucknell
Junior Tournament of ChampionsJuly 27-28Fox Hill/Huntsville
14th Founders Four-BallAug. 6Glenmaura National
5th Super-Senior Coal Scuttle ChampionshipAug. 19Fox Hill
28th Women’s Coal Scuttle ChampionshipAug. 19Fox Hill
38th Senior Coal Scuttle ChampionshipSept. 2Scranton Municipal
20th George Montgomery Fall Four-BallSept. 16Country Club at Woodloch Springs
70th Men’s Coal Scuttle ChampionshipSept. 26-27Glenmaura National/Wyoming Valley
7th Carlyle Robinson Fall Four-BallOct. 12Elkview
Volunteers Day (Northeast)Oct. 6Elmhurst
14th Challenge Cup (Invitational)Oct. 31Fox Hill

GAP
Celebrating Amateur Golf since 1897, GAP, also known as the Golf Association of Philadelphia, is the oldest regional or state golf association in the United States. It serves as the principal ruling body of amateur golf in its region. The Association’s 274 Full Member Clubs and 75,000 individual members are spread across the Eastern half of Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey and Delaware. The GAP’s mission is to promote, preserve and protect the game of golf.