June 2016

Eaton and Linn win MGA/MetLife Men's Four-Ball

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. (June 28, 2016) – Joseph Eaton and Graham Ian Linn of Thistle Golf Club teamed up Tuesday to win the Net Division of the MGA/MetLife Men’s Four-Ball Championship at Salem Golf Club in North Salem, N.Y.

Kim takes two-stroke lead into the final round of the Ike

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (June 28, 2016) - Peter Kim of Royce Brook followed up his spectacular Monday round of 8-under 63 with a 1-under 70 on Tuesday morning and will take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the 61st MGA Ike Championship at Essex County Country Club. Related: Scoring

Kim leads Ike Championship by two behind record-setting performance

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (June 27, 2016) – A record-setting performance from reigning Met Amateur champion Peter Kim of Royce Brook highlighted Monday’s opening round of the 61st MGA Ike Championship at Essex County Country Club.

Cline takes morning lead at Ike Championship with 6-under 65

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (June 27, 2016) – Tyler Cline of The Tuxedo Club opened play at the 61st Ike Championship in record fashion, firing an opening round of 6-under 65 during the morning at Essex County Country Club. His bogey-free round matched the low score in the history of the championship and was just the third 65 to be carded in the first round.

Five Met Area Professionals will Compete in PGA Championship at Baltusrol

UPDATE (June 29, 2016) - With a four-day total of 10-under par 278, Tam O'Shanter head professional Mark Brown finished tied for second at this week's PGA Professional Championship (PPC) at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y., leading five Met Area professionals to qualify for the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club, July 28-31.

The Met Area's best aim for Ike title

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (June 20, 2016) – An outstanding field of 146 competitors is set to take on Essex County Country Club in West Orange, N.J., June 27-28, for the MGA’s first major of the season, the 61st Ike Championship. The event, founded in 1953 and acquired by the MGA in 1986, stands as the area’s premier stroke-play amateur event and crowns a champion over 54 holes.

Bethpage Qualifier Sends 18 to MGA Public Links Championship

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (June 14, 2016) – Qualifying for the 69th MGA Public Links Championship concluded today at Bethpage State Park Golf Course (Blue) in Farmingdale, N.Y. A total of 18 players qualified for the championship, which will be played at Spook Rock Golf Course in Suffern, N.Y., on July 7. Related: Results

Follow Michael Miller at the U.S. Open

Two-time MGA Player of the Year Michael Miller of Brewster, N.Y., advanced through sectional qualifying at Canoe Brook Country Club on June 6, to earn his first trip to the U.S. Open Championship.

U.S. Open Ready: Q&A with Michael Miller

Two-time MGA Player of the Year Michael Miller of Brewster, N.Y., is on his way to Oakmont Country Club, having earned his spot in 116th U.S. Open Championship through sectional qualifying at Canoe Brook Country Club.