WSGA Announces Changes for 2016 Championship Season

Federal Way, Wash. – The Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) will make adjustments to the schedule of several of its championships for the upcoming 2016 season, and with format changes to the WSGA Women’s Mid-Amateur, Senior Women’s Amateur, Super Senior Women’s Amateur, and the Men’s Mid-Amateur championships.


Beginning in 2016, the WSGA Women’s Mid-Amateur will be held concurrently with the Washington State Women’s, Senior Women’s, and Super Senior Women’s Amateur championships.

The Women’s Amateur Championship will have a maximum field size of 48 players and will maintain its 54-hole format. The Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship will have a maximum field size of 24 players and the format will change from the traditional 36-hole format to a 54-hole championship. The Senior and Super Senior Women’s championships will each have maximum field sizes of 24 players as well, but will change to just 36-hole championships. The 2016 WSGA Women’s Amateur and Mid-Amateur will be contested June 21-23 at Sunland Golf & Country Club in Sequim, Wash. while the Senior Women’s and Super Senior Women’s Amateur will be contested over June 21-22, also at Sunland.

The Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship, which in previous years had been held concurrently with the Women’s Mid-Amateur, will now be held at a separate site and the field will be increased to 120 competitors, all while continuing with its two-day, 36-hole format. The 2016 Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship will be held at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Wash. August 23-24.

WSGA Championship entries will launch on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at