October 2015

Met Area Assistants Competing in PGA Assistant Championship

UPDATE (November 1, 2015) -- 100th Met Open champion Ben Polland led a group of 17 Met Area assistant professionals this weekend in this year's National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship on PGA Golf Club's Wanamaker Course in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Locals advance in Web.com Tour Q-School

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (October 23, 2015) – Over a three-week span in October, 12 sites around the country hosted the First Stage of Web.com Tour Qualifying School, and the Met Area is well represented with 10 area players advancing to the next stage in the quest for membership. Related: Web.com Tour Q-School Results & Schedule

GUI Reclaims Carey Cup at Metedeconk

JACKSON, N.J. (October 21, 2015) – The MGA looked to make a rally in singles play of the 13th Governor Hugh L. Carey Challenge Cup Matches on Wednesday, but the Golfing Union of Ireland fended off the threat down the stretch to claim an 8-4 victory at Metedeconk National Golf Club.

GUI leads MGA after day one at Carey Cup

JACKSON, N.J. (October 20, 2015) - After nearly one full day of competition at the 13th Carey Cup at Metedeconk National Golf Club, the Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) leads the MGA 3-2. One four-ball match was unable to finish due to darkness, and stands all-square on the 18th tee. Related: Scoring

GUI leads 13th Carey Cup, 2-1, Following Morning Foursomes

JACKSON, N.J. (October 20, 2015) - The Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) took two of the three morning foursome matches from the MGA as play began in the 13th Carey Cup at Metedeconk National Golf Club. The visiting team from The Emerald Isle now carries a 2-1 edge heading into a trio of four-ball matches this afternoon.

Glen Cove's Canarick and Mazza Win Women's Four-Ball Again

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (October 14, 2015) – 56 teams of two took to the field at Hampshire Country Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. in the hopes of becoming the 31st MGA/MetLife Women’s Four-Ball Champions. In the end, it was last year’s champions that would emerge victorious once again.

The MGA hosts a successful President's Council

SUMMIT, N.J. (October 14, 2015) – The MGA’s annual Presidents Council Fall Conference was held on October 13, as more than 150 leaders from member clubs convened at Canoe Brook Country Club to learn about trends and issues affecting area clubs. The Presidents Council Fall Conference is part of the MGA Foundation’s series of educational programs, and features presentations from industry leaders.

Miller, Giuliani move on in European Tour Q-School

ELMSFORD, N.Y (October 9, 2015) -- Mike Miller and Andrew Giuliani, both past MGA Player of the Year winners, have advanced to the 2nd Stage of the European Tour's Qualifying School, after registering top finishes at their respective 1st Stage locations.

Met Players in U.S. Mid-Am

UPDATE (10:30 am, October 5, 2015) - Match play is officially underway at the U.S. Mid-Am and the Met Area's own Brian Komline earned himself the 4th seed, teeing off at 11:10 am. Komline will go head to head against the 61st seed, Reid Hatley of Hayden Lake, Idaho.