(LIMA) - The Lima City Golf Foundation has announced the return of The Lima City Men’s Golf Tournament for 2021. The Tournament will begin on June 23 with Championship Sunday being held on June 27. The tournament will be presented by YourHometown Stations for the 31st consecutive year.
The 2020 Lima City Men’s Golf Tournament was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was only the fourth time in 95 years that the tournament was cancelled. (1943, 1944, 1982, 2020).
“We are pleased and excited to welcome back the players, in conjunction with the great local golf courses, sponsors, and volunteers.” stated Scott Geier, chairman of the Lima City Golf Foundation. “Our priority in 2020 was to protect the health of the players and community and that was the reason for the cancellation. We will continue to make our players and community the highest priority in 2021 as we bring back the Championship.” continued Geier.
“Your Hometown Stations has been honored to be the presenting sponsor of the Lima City Men’s Golf Tournament for over three decades. We know how much golf and this prestigious tournament means to the players, golf courses, and the community! We are proud to be a longterm stakeholder in the Championship!” said Kevin Creamer, President & General Manager of Your Hometown Stations.
The venues for this year are Bluffton Golf Club, Colonial Golfers Club, Hidden Creek Golf Course, Springbrook Golf Club, and Shawnee Country Club. There will be seven unique divisions in the tournament for the participants.
The Senior Flights will kick off the tournament at Bluffton on June 23, then play match play rounds at Hidden Creek on the June 24, and Colonial June 25. The Open Flights will play their qualifying round on the June 23 at Hidden Creek, then move to match play the June 24 at Springbrook and then Colonial the 25th. The Championship Flight will play a qualifying round and first round of match play on June 24 at Bluffton, then play two match play rounds at Colonial on June 25.
All Flights will play at Shawnee Country Club on June 26-27.
Online registration will open in May at limacitygolf.com