In 2003, the Massachusetts Golf Association proudly opened the doors to the William F. Connell Golf House & Museum in Norton. Located on the grounds of the TPC of Boston golf course, the facility serves as home to the state's top amateur golf organizations as well as to the organizers of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Supported by a 4-acre donation of land by the TPC Boston partnership, the Golf House is meant to serve as the "home of golf" in this state.
The development of a permanent Golf House has enabled the Massachusetts-based golf organizations to unite under one roof and enhance their communication, coordination and collaboration efforts in support of the game. The arrangement has also provided a strong foundation for the health and vitality of golf throughout the next century.
Golf Museum & Hall of Fame
In honor of the rich tradition of golf in Massachusetts and the individuals who have shaped the game over the past century, the MGA constructed a Golf Museum, Library and Hall of Fame on the first floor of the Massachusetts Golf House.
This facility serves as the sole forum to honor local heroes and events that have made indelible marks on the game of golf and preserve their legacy for years to come. The Golf Museum, Library and Hall of Fame takes visitors, both old and young, on a journey back in time to understand and appreciate the contributions made by such local legends as Francis Ouimet, Donald Ross, Pat Bradley and Fred Corcoran.
In 2014, the Massachusetts Golf Hall of Fame Committee announced the induction of a second class - Ted Bishop, The Curtis Sisters (Margaret & Harriot), Joanne Goodwin, Paul Harney, Bob Toski and Fred Wright - and introduced a dedicated web site to honor the Hall of Fame and the history of golf in Massachusetts.
Visit the dedicated web site at www.massgolfhall.com.