Golf Association is adding its first championship in more than 25 years, getting rid of the U. Amateur Public Links in favor of a U. Amateur Four-Ball Championship to meet what it says is a trend at the state and regional level. Adding these two tournaments means the end of two others, however. That includes the U.
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The Western Pennsylvania Golf Association was founded in to conduct competitions and championship golf remains one of our three core functions. The Championship Committee's mission is to conduct competitions that identify the best players among the Association's range of individual championships and partners events, to arrange team competitions with other golf organizations, and otherwise to promote and administer programs related to these objectives that include but are not limited to Rules of Golf adherence and awareness, identifying and training officials, tabulating player performance points lists Honor Rolls , maintenance of historical records and promoting the overall program. Also, the committee conducts qualifying rounds for the USGA as requested. The history of championship golf in Western Pennsylvania is steeped in tradition. Two competitions conducted by the Association are over a century in age and the West Penn Amateur Championship has been played the same number of times as the United States Open. Only wars have interrupted these championships through the years. Many players who began their careers competing in Association championships have gone on to win on all levels of amateur and professional golf.
USGA to end Public Links Championships after '14
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