Arizona Croquet Club

US OPEN

Overview:

The US Open croquet tournament is an annual event hosted by the American Croquet Association (ACA).  The ACA was founded by Stan Patmor to provide representation for American players in Association Croquet (before the United States Croquet Association took any interest in Association croquet for  its membership).   Association Croquet is the foundation of international play and its member countries include Ireland, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Spain, Germany, France, Austria, Japan, the United States of America and other developing countries.

The US Open tournament is currently hosted at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, held annually during the first week of December.  Tournament rules follow the Laws of Association Croquet and time limited games.  The US Open is both competitive and social.   In most years, there are between 2 and 3 flights of play.  The Championship Open flight is available to players of all handicaps but limited to the top 20 entrants in the field.  This past year participation was down and only 10 entrants were available in the Open flight.

THE 30th US OPEN -- 2017

December 5-9 (Tue-Sat)

Registration:

   Contact Tournament manager Rory Kelley 480-990-1126 for full registration details.

History of our event:

US Open by Year
Previous years and overall tally
click left for previous years

Click links below for detailed reports
Winner Runner Up
1997
Leo McBride
Rich Lamm
1998 (except this one)
Jacques Fournier
Jerry Stark
1999
Jacques Fournier
Bill Martin
2000
Jeremy Dyer
John Gibbons
2001
David Maugham
Jerry Stark
2002
Rich Lamm
RP Powell
2003
Rich Lamm
Britt Ruby
2004
Paul Bennett
Brian Cuming
2005
Jerry Stark
Rich Lamm
2006
Paul Bennett
Matt Baird
2007
Jerry Stark
Matt Baird
2008
Doug Grimsley
Paul Bennett
2009
Ben Rothman
Doug Grimsley
2010
Paul Bennett
Brian Cuming
2011
Danny Huneycutt
Ben Rothman
2012
Ben Rothman
Paul Bennett
2013
Ben Rothman
Rich Lamm
2014
Rich Lamm
Brian Cuming
2015
Doug Grimsley
Harper Peterson
2016
Brian Cuming
Doug Grimsley
2017
Pete Trimmer
Peter Bach


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