80th Playing of The Monroe Invitational to be held July 5-10, 2021

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The members of Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, NY, are pleased to announce that The Monroe Invitational will be held July 5th through 10th, 2021. The event is one of the longest running amateur tournaments and perennially draws together a field of top amateur players from around the world for a week of competition in beautiful upstate New York. “The Tournament Committee felt that the move to July would allow us to draw the strongest possible field and showcase our golf course at the time when it is at its best condition,” said Tournament Director Mason Grower.  The schedule of events for 2021 will be as follows: Official Tournament Dates: First round:       Wednesday, July 7th Second round:  Thursday, July 8th Third round:      Friday, July 9th Final round:       Saturday, July 10th Many current PGA Tour players have played in The Monroe as amateurs, including a young Tiger Woods before he entered college. Past champions of the event include Dusting Johnson (2007), Thomas Pieters (2012), and most recently Andy Ogletree (2019) who went on a few weeks later to become U.S. Amateur Champion at Pinehurst. The reigning U.S. Amateur Champion, Tyler Strafaci, is a multiple time participant as well. “Seeing players like Andy and Tyler succeed really shows how significant the Monroe continues to be at the highest level of amateur golf,” said Joe Merlin, Monroe’s PGA head professional. Contact numbers: Pro Shop                         585-586-3608 | Joe Merlin, PGA Head Professional Monroe Golf Club         585-586-3440 |  Scott Ellender, General Manager & COO player registration information        monroeinvitational.com      monroegolfclub.com