Schuyler Meadows, Teugega, Shaker Ridge Highlight 2021 NYSGA Championship Schedule

February 26, 2021

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) is pleased to announce the official New York State Amateur Golf Championship schedule for the upcoming 2021 season.

The NYSGA annually conducts 17 state championships, hosted by 9 member clubs around the Empire State.

Related: 2021 NYSGA Championship Schedule / Printable (PDF) Schedule

The 98th edition of the NYSGA’s flagship tournament, the NYS Men’s Amateur Championship, will be contested at Schuyler Meadows Club in Loudonville, August 10-12. Established in 1927 and designed by Devereux Emmet, this classic facility has offered its venue for several state championships over the decades, including a previous Men's Amateur in 2013, Women's Amateurs in 2017 (which included Mid-Am), 1976 and 1955, along with a Boys' Junior in 1938.

The 91st NYS Women’s Amateur & 12th Mid-Amateur Championships, will be hosted by another "golden age" design in upstate New York, Teugega Country Club in Rome, June 28-30. This Donald Ross gem from 1920, (although the club was established in 1899) has hosted numerous state events including the Women’s Amateur in 1978, the Men’s Mid-Amateur in 2003 and 2014, the Girls’ Junior in 1965, 1974 and 1984, the Boys’ Junior & Sub-Junior in 1987, the Men’s Senior Amateur in 1990, Women’s Senior Amateur in 1962, and most recently an Amateur & Senior Amateur Mixed Team in 2018. 

For the fifth consecutive year, Seven Oaks Golf Club in Hamilton will home the 2021 NYS Boys’ & Girls’ Junior Amateur Championships, July 27 - 28. The Colgate University course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. in the late 1950’s, has hosted its share of NYS championships over the decades including two Men’s Amateurs in 1993 and 2001, the Women’s Amateur in 1983, the Girls’ Juniors in 1967, 1975, and 1988, and the Boys’ Junior & Sub-Junior in 1971 and 1978 before the three junior championships were combined in 1998. The course has hosted nineteen state junior tournaments between the three divisions since 1967.  

The 37th NYS Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship is headed to Shaker Ridge Country Club in Albany, September 24-26. This will be the second time the 1929 Jim Thompson design will host the championship, the first coming in 2004. The club also hosted a Boys' Junior and Sub-Junior tournament in 1997.

Newburgh’s Powelton Club will hold the 64th NYS Men’s Senior Amateur & 25th Super Senior Amateur Championships, August 3-5. The club, established in 1882, and Devereux Emmet course designed in 1923, hosted the Senior tournament in 2002 and 2007.

The 68th NYS Women’s Senior Amateur & 14th Super Senior Amateur Championships will be welcomed by Pinehaven Country Club in Guilderland, August 24-25. The course, located in the historic Pine Bush area of Albany County, was established in 1960. This will be their second time hosting this championship, with the inaugural taking place in 1991. In addition, the venue hosted NYS Men’s Amateurs in 1998 and 2008, and a Women’s Amateur in 2002.

The 10th NYS Men’s Amateur & 9th Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championships will return to Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown, May 23-24, for the eighth time since 2013. The venerable 1909 Devereux Emmet design hosted a Men’s Amateur in 1964, the Women’s Amateur in 1958 and 1962, a Men’s Mid-Amateur in 2001, and a Men’s Senior in 1972.

Cicero’s Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club will host the 3rd NYS Women’s Amateur & Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championships on July 23. The course on the shores of Oneida lake, was built in 1928 and hosted the Men’s Amateur in 1949, the Boys’ Junior in 1939, the Girls’ Junior in 1964, the Men’s Senior Amateur in 1949, as well as a Women’s Senior in 1965. 

Finally, the 8th NYS Amateur & Senior Amateur Mixed Team Championships will head to Rochester’s Brook-Lea Country Club on June 14. The Donald Ross layout designed in 1926 hosted the Women’s Amateur in 1986 and the Men’s Amateur in 1991.

The NYSGA would like to thank the leadership and staff at each of this year’s host clubs for their support of the association and in helping to continue the tradition of great competitive amateur golf in New York State. Many of these venues, were origionally scheduled to host their respective championship event in 2020, before the season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are sincerely grateful for their flexibility during this unprecedented time, and allowing us to use their venues as host sites in 2021.

Tournament registration is set to open on March 15th via Tournament Management powered by Golf Genius Software, which you can access by clicking here.