|Who: Lyman Orchards’ Golf Club will host The Lyman Open, drawing professional and amateur golfers to compete for sizeable purses.
What: The total purse will be $12,300, and feature a highly competitive field
When: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Where: Lyman Orchards’ Golf Center, 70 Lyman Road, Middlefield, Conn.
Why: Introduced in 1979, the Lyman Orchards' Country Amateur Championship tournament was a two-day best ball that drew players from all over New England to compete against the best. Lyman Orchards Golf Club has re-launched the classic annual tourney as The Lyman Open, a one-day event with a new twist: a professional division. The winning professional golfers will walk away with a total of $12,000 in prize money, in addition to being recognized on a 30-inch-tall apple barrel trophy.
It’s anticipated that 60 golfers from all throughout New England will compete in the Professional division, including four former CT Open Winners.
The renowned Robert Trent Jones course hosts the Monday qualifier for the Traveler’s Championship, the CT PGA Championship, CT Pub Links, multiple Junior Tour events and numerous collegiate events, and will be a host site for the 2017 U.S. Amateur Qualifier in July.
First tee time begins at 7:00am