Welcome to the definitive source for Northern Virginia amateur golf. Our goal is to promote and report on local amateur events as well those at the state or national level which involve local area golfers. The site includes archival information for all championships conducted by the Northern Sections, to include Past Champions and tournament summaries/results since their inception in 1971. In addition, tournament schedules and reference links for all courses in the Northern Sections as well as all major golf associations are included. Please help further enhance this site by contacting us with suggestions or results of events not covered.
2015 Schedules Posted
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Shingler, Tallent Named VSGA Golfers of the Year
January 9, 2015
The VSGA has announced that Scott Shingler (Haymarket, VA) has been named the 2014 Virginia State Golf Association's Golfer of the Year. Pat Tallent (Vienna, VA) shares the senior Player of the Year honors with Martinsville's Keith Decker. This is the third time Shingler has received the award, having also been honored in 2009 and 2011. Tallent won the regular Golfer of the Year in 2007.
Shingler won the Northern Virginia Amateur for the fifth time, finished in the top five in three of the VSGA majors (quarterfinalist in the state amateur), advanced to sectional qualifying in the US Open and qualified for the US Mid-Amateur. Long recognized by his peers and the golfing community as not only an excellant player, but one of the true gentlemen of the game, Shingler continues to represent Northern Virginia and the VGSA at the highest level as evidenced through his consistent excllence.
Tallent has also been a mainstay in Northern Virginia, Washington Metro and VSGA championsips, as well as on the national level, for over four decades. At age 61, however, he has a reduced tournament schedule and is more selective in the events he plays. While Decker dominated this year's state senior events, Tallent achieved his goal of winning a USGA major championship by capturing the US Senior Amateur after qualifying for 26 previous USGA events. Winning at age 61 and the manner in which he got to the finals was an exciting story completely missed by the Washington Post but had the interest and following of the local and statewide golfing community nonetheless. He survived a 15-for-13 playoff to get him into one of the final spots for match play, and as the 60th seed, became the lowest seeded player to win the championship. In addition to his US Senior Amateur win, Tallent and Decker partnered together to win the VSGA Senior Four-Ball. For more details see www.VSGA.org
WMGA Announces Dates for Team Matches
January 8, 2015
The Washington Metropolitan Golf Association has announced the dates of it's Senior Team and regular Team Matches. The Senior Team Matches kick off with preliminary rounds April 12, 18 and 19. Quarter-finals and Semi-finals will be April 26 and 27 respectively, with the finals set for May 1. Chantilly National GCC is the defending champion. The regular Team matches will be July 11- August 1. Argyle CC is the defending champion.
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The "Past Champions" sections span back to
1971 and are now basically complete. Please contact the
webmaster with information you may have concerning the Northern
Virginia Four-Ball held in 2005; A-Team winner for 1993 and runners-up in
years 93, 96 and 97; and the Northern Virginia Mid-Amateur winner for 1995
(held at Mt. Vernon CC).