May 2016

Register for MGA Play Days

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (May 27, 2016) - The 2016 MGA Play Day schedule is now available and open for registration, once again featuring a quality lineup of venues for MGA members to experience. Play Days began as an MGA service in 2005, with the one-day events offering men and women golfers of all ages and abilities the opportunity to play some of the Met Area's best courses.

20 advance to Ike in Lake Success qualifier

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (May 23, 2016) -  Alexander Kang of Harbor Links earned medalist honors at today’s Sectional Qualifying Round for the 61st MGA Ike Championship at Lake Success Golf Club in Great Neck, N.Y. Kang carded a cool 7 birdies en route to a final 5-under 65.  A total of 20 players qualified for the MGA’s stroke play championship on June 27 and 28 at Essex County Country Club in West Orange, N.J.

Met Area competitors' roads end in U.S. Amateur Four-Ball

UPDATE - MAMARONECK, N.Y. (May 23, 2016) - Met Area competitors' run in the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club came to an end on Monday afternoon in the Round of 32.

Ku eliminated in Women's Four-Ball Round of 16

UPDATE - STREAMSONG, Fla. (May 24, 2016) - Hana Ku of Basking Ridge, N.J., and teammate Jordan Lippetz of Oakland, Calif., battled back from one 2-down deficit against U.S. Women's Four-Ball Championship medalists Pauline Del Rosario and Princess Mary Superal of Philippines, but couldn't rally a second time, ending their run in the championship upon Streamsong Resort's Blue Course.

James Saporito and Wayne Mulato win 24th MGA Senior Net Four-Ball

SETAUKET, N.Y. (May 19, 2016) – 82 teams came out to the beautiful St. George’s Golf & Country Club in Setauket, N.Y. to compete in the 24th MGA Senior Net Four-Ball Tournament. Related: Results

Met Area to be well represented at USGA's Four-Ball championships

Luke Feehan fires out of a greenside bunker during Saturday's opening round. (Photo: USGA/Fred Vuich)

Qualifying underway for Ike Championship

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (May 18, 2016) - The MGA's first major of the 2016 season lies just over a month away, and Sectional Qualifying Rounds have begun to decide the final field that will compete for the 61st Ike Championship title at Essex County Country Club in West Orange, N.J.

James Hazen medals in U.S. Open LQR at Willow Ridge

HARRISON, N.Y. (May 16,2016) - Eight players qualified through a Local Qualifying Round at Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison, N.Y., for the 2016 U.S. Open Championship.  Those who qualified will move forward to the Sectional Qualifying Round on Monday, June 6. Two alternates were also designated. Related: Results

Wilson, Snouffer lead qualifiers at Panther Valley

ALLAMUCHY, N.J. (May 17, 2016) – Seven players advanced through Tuesday’s U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round at Panther Valley Golf & Country Club.  Pat Wilson of Andover, N.J., and amateur Ryan Snouffer of Sparta, N.J. led the 120-man field with rounds of 4-under 67.