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Four Juniors Will Represent MGA at Williamson Cup

Four Juniors Will Represent MGA at Williamson Cup

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (August 4, 2011) – The 2011 MGA Williamson Cup team has been selected and will compete in 48th edition of the Williamson Cup Matches, which will be held on Monday, August 8th at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md. This year’s team will consist of four very accomplished junior golfers, including Clancy Waugh of New York, N.Y., Anthony Alex of Wayne, N.J., Kyle Brey of Farmingdale, N.Y. and Cody Gross of Babylon, N.Y.

Cameron Young, 14, Wins Carter Cup by Two Strokes

Cameron Young, 14, Wins Carter Cup by Two Strokes

Humphrey Races to 18-hole lead at Carter Cup

Humphrey Races to 18-hole lead at Carter Cup

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (August 3, 2011) – Theo Humphrey of Greenwich, Conn., raced to the first-round lead of the 9th Carter Cup at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., with a three-under-par 69. Humphrey, 15, played consistent golf for the first 15 holes and accentuated his round by holing out for eagle on the par-4 16th from 143 yards, and followed that up with a birdie on the par-5 17th.

USGA hosts MGA/MetLife Youth Clinic at Golf House

USGA hosts MGA/MetLife Youth Clinic at Golf House

FAR HILLS, N.J. (July 27, 2011) – An enthusiastic group of more than 60 young golfers arrived at the USGA Golf House in Far Hills, N.J. on Wednesday, July 27, to participate in the year’s second MGA/MetLife Youth Clinic. The juniors, representing New Jersey-based First Tee programs at Plainfield West, Weequahic Park, and Raritan Valley, all enjoyed a day of golf history and games at the USGA headquarters.

Crestmont Continues Tradition of Supporting GOLFWORKS

Crestmont Continues Tradition of Supporting GOLFWORKS

By Jeff Day

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (July 27, 2011) -- The MGA Foundation’s cornerstone internship program, GOLFWORKS, provides meaningful summer working experiences at Met Area clubs to more than 200 deserving high school students each year. Now in its 17th year, the success of the GOLFWORKS program can be attributed to the willingness of MGA member clubs to hire 15-, 16-, and 17-year-old youngsters, many of whom are experiencing their first jobs.

Enter The Family Golf Challenge

Enter The Family Golf Challenge

July 20, 2011 - The Family Golf Challenge has a great lineup of host sites for the remainder of the summer. These fun days of friendly competition feature numerous types of golf skills contests that are designed for amateur players of all skill levels. Whether you are an avid golfer or new to the game, the program engages two-person teams comprised of adults and kids (ages 7-17) in a fun and rewarding experience for the whole family to enjoy.

First Tee Met New York to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Edler Wins 94th Met Junior at Fairmount

Edler Wins 94th Met Junior at Fairmount

Edler, Crowley, Meet in Met Junior Final

Lowe Among Final Four at the Met Junior Championship

Lowe Among Final Four at the Met Junior Championship

Quarterfinal Results

CHATHAM, N.J. (July 13, 2011) – Reigning MGA/MetLife Boys champion Matthew Lowe of Farmingdale, N.Y., continued his dominating play during the quarterfinal round of today’s 94th Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife, held at Fairmount Country Club in Chatham, N.J.