AGA/GAP Schedule set for 2021
Time to build your AGA/GAP tournament season. Registration for the entire 2021 AGA/GAP Schedule opens Thursday, April 1 at 9 a.m.
The playing slate tees off April 21 with the Modified Stableford and finishes up in October. In between those dates lies a plethora of playing opportunities for all ages, genders and playing abilities.
Back for its second year, the GAP Central Stroke Play Championship, which runs in conjunction with the GAP Central Series, takes place Aug. 2 at Frosty Valley. The Central Series Stroke Play joins the 13th Spring Stroke Play Championship (June 3 at Glenmaura National Golf Club) and 19th Stroke Play Championship (July 12 at Fox Hill Country Club) on the list of AGA/GAP highlights.
All AGA/GAP events, besides the Coal Scuttle Championships and GAP/USGA Qualifying, are sponsored this season by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management – Erickson, Hudacek & Leibman Group.
A formidable collection of Four-Ball championships is once again back in 2021: Ben Marshall Spring Four-Ball (April 29 at Wyoming Valley Country Club), Spencer Four-Ball (July 14 at Glen Oak Country Club), Founders Four-Ball (Aug. 5 at Glenmaura National), George Montgomery Four-Ball (Sept. 20 at Frosty Valley) and Carlyle Robinson Fall Four-Ball (Oct. 11 at Irem Country Club).
On the Junior side, the AGA Lawler Junior Tour Series, sponsored by Abington Center for Cosmetic & Family Dentistry and Community Bank, is set to begin in June. The cost is $10 for nine-hole golfers (Division II), $15 for 18-hole golfers (Division I). The Lawler Junior Tour, which began in 1983, is open to boys and girls 10 to 18 years of age. The Series concludes with the Tournament of Champions, set for July 26 at Fox Hill and July 27 at Huntsville Golf Club.
In addition to its regular championship events, 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 U.S. Open (Local) Qualifying (May 17 at Elmhurst Country Club). .
The 71st Men’s Coal Scuttle Championship will take place Sept. 25-26 at Glenmaura National and Wyoming Valley Country Club, respectively. Fox Hill will once again host the 39th Senior Coal Scuttle Championship on Sept. 1. The 7th Super-Senior and 29th Women’s Coal Scuttle championships will also take place at Fox Hill on Aug. 25.
The first four events on the schedule are now open for registration.
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.
For more information, contact Patrick Lloyd, Director of Northeast Operations, at 610-687-2340 ext. 17 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021 AGA/GAP Schedule
|MODIFIED STABLEFORD||April 21||HUNTSVILLE|
|BEN MARSHALL SPRING FOUR-BALL||April 29||WYOMING VALLEY|
|GAP MID-AM QUALIFYING||May 4||VALLEY|
|JOHN MOORE MEMORIAL RD. 1||May 15||ELKVIEW|
|JOHN MOORE MEMORIAL RD. 2||May 16||STONEHEDGE|
|USGA OPEN LOCAL QUALIFYING||May 17||ELMHURST|
|BMW PHILADELPHIA AMATEUR QUALIFYING||May 19||ELKVIEW|
|SPRING STROKE PLAY||June 3||GLENMAURA NATIONAL|
|GAP OPEN QUALIFYING||June 23||SCHUYLKILL|
|OVER/UNDER 50||June 28||ELMHURST|
|STROKE PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP||July 12||FOX HILL|
|SPENCER FOUR-BALL||July 14||GLEN OAK|
|JOSEPH H. PATTERSON CUP QUALIFYING||July 20||FROSTY VALLEY|
|JUNIOR TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS RD. 1||July 26||FOX HILL|
|JUNIOR TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS RD. 2||July 27||HUNTSVILLE|
|GAP CENTRAL STROKE PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP||Aug. 2||FROSTY VALLEY|
|FOUNDERS FOUR-BALL||Aug. 5||GLENMAURA NATIONAL|
|SUPER-SENIOR COAL SCUTTLE||Aug. 25||FOX HILL|
|WOMENS COAL SCUTTLE||Aug. 25||FOX HILL|
|SENIOR COAL SCUTTLE||Sept. 1||FOX HILL|
|GEORGE MONTGOMERY FALL FOUR-BALL||Sept. 20||FROSTY VALLEY|
|MENS COAL SCUTTLE RD 1||Sept. 25||GLENMAURA NATIONAL|
|MENS COAL SCUTTLE RD 2||Sept. 26||WYOMING VALLEY|
|CARLYLE ROBINSON FALL FOUR-BALL||Oct. 11||IREM CC|
|N.E. TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS||Oct. 6||HUNTSVILLE|
|N.E. VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DAY||Oct. 13||ELMHURST|
|AGA CHALLENGE CUP||Oct. 30||TBD|
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 300 Full Member Clubs and 80,000 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.