Tournament Changes – 2021
PPGA Fall Better-Ball Championship – The PPGA introduces the PPGA Fall Better-Ball Championship hosted at Moselem Springs GC. Moselem Springs is a top 100 golf course in America and has played host to the US Women's Open, Pennsylvania Open and Pennsylvania Amateur, among others. There will also be a senior division for players ages 50-59 and a super-senior division for players 60 years of age and older. Both senior divisions are contested from a forward set of tees.
PPGA Better-Ball Championship (Turtle Creek Golf Club) – Due to increasingly high demand, The PPGA will split the PPGA Better-Ball Championship into two days. Monday, May 17 will be the PPGA Senior Better-Ball championship with competition only open to senior golfers, There will be a senior division for players ages 50-59, super-senior division for players 60-69 years of age and new this year will be a legends division for players 70 years of age and older. The PPGA Better-Ball Championship will be contested Thursday, May 20. There will only be a championship division (gross) and a net division. A net team may play a forward set of tees if they are not entered in the gross division.
Donald Ross Better-Ball Championship - First round play will begin this year with starting times off the first tee beginning at 7:00 AM (prior years was an afternoon shotgun start). The field will be flighted and re-paired after round one and second round play will begin (as usual) with tee-times at approximately 7:00 AM.
PPGA Over/Under Better-Ball Championship – This is the third year year for this championship where one player on each team must be a senior (50 years of age or older) and one player must be a non-senior (49 years of age or younger). This championship will be contested at Whitford CC on Monday, August 16.
Senior Divisions – The PPGA will again have senior divisions in all championships this year (including the PPGA Mid-Amateur Championship). The senior divisions are for players 50 years of age or older and will be contested from a forward set of tees. There will also be a super senior division for players 60 and older if there are enough entrants.
Player of the Year – POY points are awarded to ALL participants in PPGA tournaments. The highest player for both the POY and SPOY who has their handicap with the PPGA will be the PPGA representative in the GAP Tournament of Champions. The POY and SPOY races will also be used to determine the qualifiers to represent the PPGA team in the "Atlantic Publinks Challenge" matches against a team from Baltimore. Points accumulated through the Senior Championship to determine the Challenge Match team.