Founded in 1921, the Maryland State Golf Association fulfills its constitutional mandate by promoting the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions; sponsoring and conducting state tournaments as well as USGA qualifying rounds each year; educating and informing Maryland golfers about changes in the Rules of Golf; fostering respect for the game of golf as well as its Rules; and awarding scholarships.

McCarthy & McCormick Take Medal at Argyle in US Am Four-Ball While Eight Teams at 68 Play-off
Ryan McCarthy and Maryland Open Champion Patrick McCormick fired 32-30--62 to claim the medal in the Maryland Qualifying for the inaugural US Amateur Four-Ball. At five-under par 65 there was a logjam of teams that will play-off for four other spots and two alternate positions beginning at 8:00 AM at Argyle on Tuesday.  MORE INFORMATION>> 
Sughrue Secures Senior Open Title with Three-Under-Par 137
Matt Sughrue, from Bethesda CC, his Maryland Senior Open lead sliced to a single shot going to the last hole, retained control with an "all-world" birdie on the 18th hole to win the 15th championship of the MSGA event, defeating professional Terry Burke, the Burning Tree Club, with rounds of 66-71--137. Burke finished 68-71--139. The Elkridge Club course in Baltimore was played at 6,244 yards to a par of 35-35--70.  FULL STORY>>

Team Maryland Finishes 41st at USGA State Team Championship
Mark Cusic, Joseph Rice, IV and Patrick McCormick represented Maryland at the 2014 USGA State Team Championship, held at French Lick Resort, French Lick, Indiana.  Texas finished in the top spot, winning for a record fourth time.  FULL STORY>>

Maryland Wins Four State Team Challenge at Manasquan River Golf Club
The Maryland team comprised of Henry Blue, Tom Grem, John Howson, Michael Kelly, Bobby Morris, Mike Occi, John Vollmer and Marty West triumphed over teams from Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware at the Four State Team Challenge. 

The September Issue of Maryland State Golf is Now Available for Download
Download the September issue of Maryland State Golf by clicking the cover image, and enjoy the following features:

  • 5 questions with Rhett Evans -- CEO of Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
  • TJ - JL Foundation -- How Golf is Helping Fight Diabetes
  • Rules Revisited -- Loose Impediments, Pitch Marks and Fairways



MSGA Score Posting App is now available for iPhone & Android
The MSGA is excited to announce that a score posting and handicap app has just been released for both the iPhone and Android mobile devices.  This app will allow you to conveniently post scores, verify handicaps, search for golfer course and calculate your course handicap from your mobile device.  Visit your app store today and type in MSGA for your FREE download.

The MSGA Charity Corner is a service provided for charities to list their upcoming golf events, or individuals trying to find an event to participate in your area.  Charities wishing to submit their information for posting can do so by clicking HERE (submit to Handicap & Member Services)  Golfers can find a listing of events HERE.   

Maryland State Golf Association HOLE-IN-ONE CLUB

If you make a hole-in-one, and are a member of a MSGA member club you are eligible to become member of the MSGA Hole-In-One Club!  

The USGA P.J Boatwright internship is designed to give experience to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in golf administration.  The MSGA offers a yearly internship typically lasting 3-4 months from May through August.  A high interest in golf/golf administration with considerable knowledge of the game of golf is beneficial, and a college degree (completed or in progress) is preferred.  The 2014 position has been filled.  For more information, including how to apply for internship in 2015 please click HERE 


October 20 USGA Four-Ball Qualifier Leaderboard Argyle CC

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