April 2015

Mielke Caps Off Incredible 1992 Season with Met Open Win

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 27, 2015) - Both the Metropolitan Golf Association and Winged Foot Golf Club have storied histories that will meet again this summer for an MGA record seventh time when the 100th playing of the Met Open takes place on the club's East Course. We continue to celebrate the milestone with our series of Met Open Moments, with this week's photo coming from the 1992 Met Open at Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, N.Y.

88th MGA Senior Amateur Heads to Westchester

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 27, 2015) - The field is set for the 88th MGA Senior Amateur Championship with 168 of the Met Area's top senior players gearing up for the two-day event at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y., on May 5-6 on the West Course. The weather seems to be coming around just in time for the first championship of the 2015 MGA season, which should bode well for a field full of past Senior Am Champions.

MGA Hosts 2015 Media Day at Friar's Head

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 23, 2015) - On Wednesday, April 22, Friar's Head in Riverhead, N.Y., hosted the MGA's annual Media Day in advance of the 2015 MGA Championship season, which is filled with stellar host courses all across the Met Area. One of those is Friar's Head, which will host the 60th Ike MGA Stroke Play Championship June 29-30.

Buckley, Miller, and Ballo Qualify for PGA TOUR Canada

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 21, 2015) - A few Met Area locals took their talents to Florida for the PGA TOUR Canada Q-School-Florida tournament last week and were able to earn status thanks to some stellar play. The four day, 72 hole event took place at Panther Lake GC in Winter Garden, Fla., and leading the way was Max Buckley of Westchester for the locals.

MGA Spring Educational Series Roundup

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 14, 2015) - After a long grueling winter it was finally time to start talking about golf, even if there was still some snow on the ground.

Strong Showing From First Tee of Met NY Participants at Augusta

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 6, 2015) - As if qualifying for the Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship at Augusta wasn't cool enough for two First Tee of Metropolitan New York participants, why not make some noise with a strong showing on Easter Sunday. That is exactly what Jennifer Rosenberg of Laurel Hollow, N.Y. (Eisenhower Park participant) and Megha Ganne of Jersey City, N.J.

Hoffmann Finishes T-28th

UPDATED (April 13, 2015) - It was an incredible week for Morgan Hoffmann at his first Masters, and he finished it in style Sunday at Augusta. After opening the tournament on Thursday with a 1-over 73, Hoffmann would not go over par again the rest of the week. On Friday he would fire an even par 72 and make the cut, something not many first time participants do at The Masters.

First Tee of Met NY Represented at Drive Chip and Putt

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 3, 2015) - Two participants of The First Tee of Metropolitan New York have qualified for the finals of the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship at Augustal National Golf Club on Sunday, April 5.

MGA Play Days Announced

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 2, 2015) - The MGA is pleased to announce the 2015 MGA Play Day schedule and this year's lineup is littered with great courses in the Met Area.