BDGA Tournament Update

June 25, 2020

The Buffalo District Golf Association (BDGA) announced updates to its 2020 tournament schedule, due to evolving restrictions and protocols that are in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The BDGA has canceled the following events in 2020:

  •  The BDGA Brian Williams Senior Net at Niagara Frontier Golf Club

  • The BDGA Two-Man Scramble at The Fox Valley Club

With the cancelation of the 2020 Williamson Cup, scheduled to take place at the Country Club of Buffalo. The association has also decided to cancel the BDGA Interclub Junior Golf Series: Race to the Williamson Cup, which consisted of three individual stroke play events for junior golfers to compete for the chance to represent the BDGA at the annual Williamson Cup Tournament. The BDGA IJGS will return for the 2021 tournament season! 

The BDGA plans to conduct the following events listed below in 2020, providing the CDC recommendations and state/local government guidelines make it possible to do so.

  • BDGA Individual Championship at Springville Country Club (July 16-18)

  • BDGA Match Play Championship at Gowanda Country Club (August 7-9)

  • BDGA Senior Amateur Championship at Transit Valley Country Club (September 8)

  • BDGA John Rehak Scholarship Fundraiser at Seneca Hickory Stick (September 12)

  • BDGA Mid-Amateur Championship at River Oaks Golf Club (September 28)

The BDGA will also be hosting the following junior championships with significant changes to the format of the event from previous years:

  • BDGA Junior Stroke Play Championship at Sheridan Park Golf Course (August 3-4)

  • BDGA Junior Match Play Championship at Willowbrook Golf Course (August 10-11)

The Junior Match Play Championship will be invitation only, players must now participate in the Junior Stroke Play in order to earn the opportunity to play in the Junior Match Play. The top 16 juniors and top 16 sub-juniors will be invited to participate in the Junior Match Play, seeding will be done based on the results from the Junior Stroke Play Championship.    

Updates will be provided through our website, social media, and email when appropriate. We thank you for your continued support of the BDGA, and patience during this time!