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Quarterfinals Set at the Met Junior Championship

Lowe, Waugh, Kelly Among 16 to Advance at Met Junior

Talented Field Headlines Met Junior

Talented Field Headlines Met Junior

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (July 8, 2011) – A field of 64 talented Met Area junior golfers will compete in the 94th Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife at Fairmount Country Club in Chatham, N.J., July 12-14. The Met Junior, the nation’s oldest junior championship, is a three-day, match play competition featuring one of the most skilled groups of competitors in regional junior golf.

Three Local First Tee Participants in Field at Pebble Beach

Three Local First Tee Participants in Field at Pebble Beach

Three participants from The First Tee of Metropolitan New York are in the field at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event that to be played from July 8-10 and televised nationally on Golf Channel. The First Tee Open at Pebble Beach is a 54-hole golf event that features 78 Champions Tour players and 78 junior golfers ages 15-18.

J.J. Henry Hosts First Tee Fundraiser

J.J. Henry Hosts First Tee Fundraiser

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June 30, 2011– Connecticut native and PGA Tour star J.J. Henry returned home to Fairfield, Conn., to host the 2nd Annual J.J. Henry Invitational, a fundraising event at his home course, The Patterson Club. The event was held on Monday, June 27th, and benefitted The First Tee of Metropolitan New York (TFTMNY) which supports First Tee programming throughout Fairfield County and the Met Area.

MGA Foundation Supporters Enjoy Day of Golf

MGA Foundation Supporters Enjoy Day of Golf

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (May 31, 2011) – Over 100 supporters of the MGA Foundation attended the 2011 MGA Foundation Day of Golf on Thursday, May 26, at The Stanwich Club in Greenwich, Conn. This was the 17th year of the event, which has become a very special day on the MGA calendar. With more than $80,000 raised in support of the MGA Foundation’s GOLFWORKS Student Intern program, the day was a tremendous success.

Garcia Selected for First Tee Life Skills & Leadership Academy

Garcia Selected for First Tee Life Skills & Leadership Academy

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (June 13, 2011) – Faith Garcia of Stamford, Conn., has been selected to attend The First Tee’s 2011 Life Skills and Leadership Academy held at Arizona State University on August 3-9. She will join 96 First Tee participants representing 83 chapters from across the country at this special conference. Garcia, 15, is a sixth-year participant at The First Tee of Metropolitan New York’s Fairchild Wheeler site in Bridgeport, Conn., and will be entering her sophomore year at Trinity Catholic High School in September.

Enter to Play in the J.J. Henry Invitational June 27

Enter to Play in the J.J. Henry Invitational June 27

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (June 10, 2011) -For the second consecutive year, PGA Tour winner and 2006 Ryder Cup member J.J. Henry will be hosting the J.J. Henry Invitational, a charity-based golf outing to be held at the Patterson Club in Fairfield, Connecticut, on Monday, June 27. Proceeds raised at this event will benefit both the Henry House Foundation and The First Tee of Metropolitan New York.

Georgalas Named RBS Achiever of the Year

Big Weekend of Kids Golf Events at Mosholu

Big Weekend of Kids Golf Events at Mosholu

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (May 19, 2011) - Junior golfers and their families are encouraged to come out to Mosholu Golf Course in the Bronx, N.Y., this Saturday, May 21, for two outstanding events that grow and promote junior golf throughout the Met Area.