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Youth Clinics Headline 2011 Foundation Events

Young Benefactors Host Master-ful Fundraiser

Met Golfer Bonus: The First Tee at 10

Met Golfer Bonus: The First Tee at 10

April 6, 2011 – MGA Executive Director Jay Mottola and Met PGA Executive Director Charlie Robson discuss the ten-year anniversary of The First Tee of Metropolitan New York in this bonus interview that coincides with the cover story of the April/May 2011 issue of The Met Golfer. The MGA and Met PGA were the co-founders of the First Tee of Metropolitan New York. For the full story click here.

Round Hill Club’s Award Highlights Green Chair Seminar

Round Hill Club’s Award Highlights Green Chair Seminar

March 23, 2011 - The Metropolitan Golf Association Foundation honored the Round Hill Club in Greenwich, Conn., as the recipient of the fifth annual Arthur P. Weber MGA Club Environmental Award. The award recognizes an MGA member club that has demonstrated environmental stewardship through golf course maintenance, construction, education and research.

MGA Holds Educational Forums at Area Clubs

MGA Holds Educational Forums at Area Clubs

March 23, 2011 – The MGA Foundation’s 2011 Spring Educational Forums feature programs designed to educate club leaders and the golfing public about a wide range of topics of interest including the Rules of Golf, Handicapping procedures, golf course maintenance and new technology. The seminars include presentations by golf professionals, golf course superintendents and other industry experts.

Paul Spano Wins First Tee Award

Paul Spano Wins First Tee Award

February 23, 2011 – Bronx, N.Y., native Paul Spano, a participant in The First Tee of Metropolitan New York (TFTMNY), was named the first-ever recipient of The First Tee’s Outstanding Participant Award during The First Tee Biennial Network Meeting, held last week in San Antonio, Texas. The award was presented during a gala event in front of more than 600 chapter executive directors, program directors, coaches and volunteer board members from First Tee chapters around the country.

Nine MGA Caddie Academies Set for 2011

A Successful Night for First Tee Young Benefactors

A Successful Night for First Tee Young Benefactors

Elmsford, N.Y. – On Thursday, January 20, The First Tee of Metropolitan New York Young Benefactors hosted its 2011 Kickoff Event at Drive 495, a Manhattan golf and fitness center owned by 2010 MGA Jerry Courville Sr. Player of the Year Joe Saladino and his brother, Don.

Four TFTMNY Students Earn Special Recognition

Glen Oaks Hosts MGA Presidents Council

Glen Oaks Hosts MGA Presidents Council

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (October 12, 2010) - The Metropolitan Golf Association Foundation conducted its annual Presidents Council Fall Meeting at the Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury, N.Y. More than 200 club presidents, general managers, and other club leaders attended the conference, which was highlighted by a keynote presentation by Jim Hyler, President of the USGA, on major issues facing the game.