Harbour Trees G.C. To Host 2014 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur

By USGA
November 20, 2012

The 2014 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur will be the first USGA championship for Harbour Trees Golf Club in suburban Indianapolis. (Courtesy Harbour Trees G.C.)

Far Hills, N.J. – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Harbour Trees Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind., as the host site for the 2014 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. The dates of the championship are Sept. 6-11.

“The USGA is very proud to bring the 2014 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur to Harbour Trees, marking the first time that this championship will be conducted in Indiana,” said Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., USGA vice president and Championship Committee chairman. “This outstanding course, coupled with the customary Indiana hospitality, will certainly make for a memorable championship for the competitors.”

This will be the first USGA championship conducted at Harbour Trees. Located along the shores of Morse Lake in the northern suburbs of Indianapolis, Harbour Trees was designed by noted architect Pete Dye and opened for play in 1973.

“Harbour Trees is delighted to have been chosen to host the 2014 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship and to work with the United States Golf Association,” said Steve Baker, co-chairman of the Harbour Trees championship committee. “The opportunity to promote women's amateur golf and welcome the best female players in the country to our facility is a tremendous honor.”

Harbour Trees served as the host site of the LPGA Tour’s Mayflower Classic from 1977-1980, with Judy Rankin, Jane Blalock, Hollis Stacy and Amy Alcott, respectively, emerging as the champions.

The club has hosted four Indiana State Opens, most recently in 2006. It also hosted the 2005 Indiana Match Play Championship, the 1994 Indiana Women’s Amateur and the 1987-89 Indiana Senior Amateur championships.

The U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur was first conducted in 1987. The championship is open to female amateurs age 25 and older who have a USGA Handicap Index® not exceeding 9.4. The 2013 championship will be conducted at Biltmore Forest Country Club in Asheville, N.C., Oct. 5-10.

Partner Links
AmEx image
AmEx image
AmEx image
AmEx image
Chevron
   

The USGA and Chevron have committed to using the game of golf to encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. This commitment has led to the creation of extensive golf-focused STEM teaching tools, and has resulted in charitable contributions to support golf-related programs through Eagles for Education™

At U.S. Open Championships the Chevron STEM ZONE™ is an interactive experience highlighting the science and math behind the game of golf through a variety of hands-on exhibits and experiments.

The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

For more interactive experiences featuring golf-focused STEM lessons, visit the partnership homepage.


Chevron image
Rolex
   

Rolex has been a longtime supporter of the USGA and salutes the sportsmanship and great traditions unique to the game. This support includes the Rules of Golf where Rolex has partnered with the USGA to ensure golfers understand and appreciate the game.

As the official timekeeper of the USGA and its championships, they also provide clocks throughout host sites for spectator convenience.

For more information on Rolex and their celebration of the game, visit the Rolex and Golf homepage.



Rolex image
IBM
   

IBM has partnered with the USGA to bring the same technology, expertise, and innovation it provides to businesses all over the world to the USGA and golf's national championship.

IBM provides the information technology to develop and host the U.S. Open’s official website, www.usopen.com, as well as the mobile apps and scoring systems for the three U.S. Open championships. These real-time technology solutions provide an enhanced experience for fans following the championship onsite and online.

For more information on IBM and the technology that powers the U.S. Open and businesses worldwide, visit http://www.usopen.com/IBM

AmEx image
Lexus
   

Lexus is committed to partnering with the USGA to deliver a best-in-class experience for the world’s best golfers by providing a fleet of courtesy luxury vehicles for all USGA Championships.

At each U.S. Open, Women’s Open and Senior Open, Lexus provides spectators with access to unique experiences ranging from the opportunity to have a picture taken with both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open trophies to autograph signings with legendary Lexus Golf Ambassadors in the Lexus Performance Drive Pavilion.

For more information on Lexus, visit http://www.lexus.com/

AmEx image
American Express
   

Together, American Express and the USGA have been providing world-class service to golf fans since 2006. By creating interactive U.S. Open experiences both onsite and online, American Express enhances the USGA’s effort to make the game more accessible and enjoyable for fans.

For more information on American Express visit www.americanexpress.com/entertainment


AmEx image