156 Golfers Worldwide Gather in Springfield for Championship

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A plaque at Rolling Green Country Club is dedicated to William S. Flynn, the architect for the Rolling Green Golf Course.
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A plaque at Rolling Green Country Club is dedicated to William S. Flynn, the architect for the Rolling Green Golf Course.

The Rolling Green Championship, part of the Forme Tour, started Wednesday and runs until Sept. 4 at the Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, according to pgatour.com.

There are 156 players from 11 countries participating at the 70-par, 6,941-yard event.

The Rolling Green Championship is the seventh of the eight official 2021 Forme Tour tournaments.

 It culminates next week at the Forme Tour Championshhip  in Ringoes, New Jersey.

Players from the United States, Canada, England, Germany, France, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Venezuela, Colombia, Costa Rica and Australia are in the tournament.

Rolling Green Golf Club is regarded as a masterpiece. The course was designed by William Flynn in 1926.

 Rolling Green has welcomed several USGA events through the years, including the 1976 U.S. Women’s Open and the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.

 The Forme Tour is a series of tournaments played in the United States in the summer of 2021, where tomorrow’s stars begin the path to the PGA Tour.

The mission of the Forme Tour is to produce alumni that move to the next level, while making a positive impact in the communities where the tournaments are played.

Read more at pgatour.com about the Rolling Green Tournament and the Forme Tour.

Take a drone tour of the Rolling Green Golf Course.

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