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Championship registration is open for amateur events on the MGA's 2017 championship schedule! Here are just a few of the great sites for 2017: Laurel Links (Met Am), Plainfield (100th Met Jr.), Bedford (Sr. Masters), Saint Andrew's (Mixed Pinehurst), Hudson Hills (Women's Public Links). The MGA will conduct four LQRs for the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills. Host clubs include:

Haworth CC - NJ (May 8)
Rockrimmon CC - CT (May 8)
Green Brook CC - NJ (May 10)
North Shore CC - LI (May 16) #TBT to the first-ever Met Junior Championship, which featured a driving competition seen here. The event will celebrate its 100th playing this summer, returning to its original host Plainfield Country Club. Read more in the latest edition of Met Golfer Extra! (Photo from Golf Bulletin, Aug. 1912) 16. The story of the summer was Stewart Hagestad's incredible season, as his Met Amateur win and amazing come-from-behind victory at the U.S. Mid-Amateur led him to MGA Player of the Year honors. #MGA16 (Photo: USGA)

That wraps up our review of 2016's best photos and moments! Share your favorite photo from your golf season and be sure to tag us! 15. Mark Brown held the smiles and laughter until it was time to celebrate his third Met Open win alongside Glen Oaks Superintendent Craig Currier and the team that prepared the course perfectly for a premier championship. #MGA16 14. That feeling when you birdie the 54th hole to force a playoff in the Ike Championship. #MGA16 13. Ethan Ng was all smiles at the Met Amateur with his dad on the bag. #MGA16 12. Flags from each of the previous Met Open host sites were on display at August's 101st Met Open at Glen Oaks Club. #MGA16


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