The Foursomes Championship
was started in in 1954 by Jack and Fred
Jr. in honor of their father, Fred Brand, Sr.
was a long time golf professional at
Country Club and winner of four WPGA
Championships. The event consists of
six holes of stroke play, foursomes format.
The event has traditionally started the
Association's championship season and is
most popular team event. Held every year
Longue Vue Club since 1984, the event
became so popular that the Century
was spun off and is now its own event at
Allegheny Country Club where the event
played from the 1954-1983.