2021 Mid-Amateur Championship at Brunswick GC
The Maine State Golf Association is pleased to be hosting the 31st Maine Mid-Amateur Championship at Brunswick GC on June 4-5. The course has held numerous MSGA men's and women's championships over the last decade, but this marks the first time the club has hosted the Mid-Amateur. This event is open to Maine resident amateur golfers aged 25 and older.
John Hayes (Purpoodock Club) enters the tournament as the two-time defending champion, having won the previous two years at Fox Ridge and Webhannet. A field of 132 players, including eight former champions, will tee off on June 4 in the first MSGA individual championship of the year.
The Maine Mid-Amateur is a 36-hole stroke play competition. In addition to the overall championship, there are three exemptions available into this year’s Maine Amateur Championship at Kebo Valley. The spots will be awarded to the top three finishers not otherwise exempt after two days of play.
• The field is comprised of 132 players representing 42 different golf clubs from around Maine.
• Host club Brunswick GC has the most players in the field with 19, followed by Biddeford-Saco CC and Val Halla GC with 12. Falmouth CC has 10 competitors, followed by Martindale CC and Fox Ridge GC with 6.
• Eleven of Maine’s 16 counties have at least one player in the field.
• There are four players aged 25 who are making their debut in the Mid-Amateur and are the youngest players in the field (Tucker Buteau, Derek Devereaux, Zack Luce, and Seward Matell). Longtime Brunswick member Jack Harkins is the oldest competitor at 71.
• There are 12 players in the field with a Handicap Index of 0.0 or better.
Field: The field is comprised of 132 players from the following golf clubs, with the number of players from that club in parentheses: Augusta (2), Bangor Municipal (2), Bath (1), Belgrade Lakes (1), Bethel (1), Biddeford-Saco (12), Blue Hill (1), Boothbay Harbor (1), Brunswick (19), Causeway (1), Deep Brook (1), Dexter Municipal (1), Dunegrass (1), Fairlawn (1), Falmouth (10), Fox Ridge (6), Kebo Valley (4), Lakewood (1), Ledges (1), Martindale (6), Mere Creek (1), Nonesuch River (5), Norway (1), Old Marsh (1), Penobscot Valley (1), Point Sebago (2), Portland (2), Purpoodock (1), Riverside (4), Rockland (1), Samoset (5), Sanford (1), Springbrook (1), Spring Meadows (2), Summit Springs (1), Turner Highlands (1), Val Halla (12), Waterville (4), Webhannet (4), Willowdale (4), The Woodlands (3), York (2).
Championship: 132 players with 36 holes of stroke play. There is no cut. The course will play as a par 72 and will measure around 6,600 yards for the championship. Play will start both days off of the 10th tee.