Wannamoisett CC set to host 2016 Junior PGA

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Wannamoisett Country Club in Rhode Island has been selected to host the 2016 Junior PGA Championship, it was announced Wednesday. 

The event will be held Aug. 2-5. It is the final qualifying tournament for the 2016 Junior Ryder Cup in Minnesota. 

The par-69 Donald Ross design, which opened in 1914, staged the 1931 PGA Championship and annually hosts the prestigious Northeast Amateur. 

“The membership and staff at Wannamoisett Country Club are thrilled to host the 2016 Junior PGA Championship,” club president Douglas Scala said. “We have a long history of hosting major golf events, and the Junior PGA Championship will add to that legacy.”