2003

Charlie Robson Receives MGA's Distinguished Service Award

Charlie Robson Receives MGA's Distinguished Service Award

Elmsford, NY-Charles L. Robson, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Section of the PGA since 1972, and a member of the Garden City Golf Club, was honored with the Association’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, at the 106th Annual Meeting and Dinner on Wednesday, December 3rd, at Westchester Country Club in Harrison, NY.

 

Courville, Svoboda Share MGA Player of the Year Title

Courville, Svoboda Share MGA Player of the Year Title

ELMSFORD, N.Y.-Jerry Courville, Jr., of Shorehaven Golf Club in East Norwalk, Connecticut, and Andrew Svoboda of Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, NY, were honored as co-winners of the MGA’s Jerry Courville, Sr. Player of the Year Award at the Association’s Annual Meeting on December 3rd at Westchester Country Club. It is only the second time in the 28-year history of the award the MGA has named co-winners. 

 

Ingles Elected President of Met Golf Writers Association

Ingles Elected President of Met Golf Writers Association

ELMSFORD, N.Y.-Longtime sportscaster and former WCBS radio sports director Ed Ingles has been elected president of the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association.  He succeeds Bruce Smith of Sporty Bear Productions, who served a four-year term.

 

2003 MGA Presidents Council Meeting Held at Canoe Brook

2003 MGA Presidents Council Meeting Held at Canoe Brook

Elmsford, N.Y.-The 2003 MGA Presidents Council was held at the Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, NJ on Tuesday, October 14th.  The Presidents Council is an annual meeting of the Presidents and Managers of private MGA Member clubs, to discuss topics of mutual interest to club leaders.  It is the Metropolitan Golf Foundation’s largest and most important educational program.

 

Zahringer Reaches Semifinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

Zahringer Reaches Semifinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

WILMINGTON, DEL. – A former professional on the PGA European Tour and PGA Tour, forty-four-year-old Bryan Norton of Mission Hills, Kan., dispatched defending champion George Zahringer, 50, of New York, N.Y., 3 and 1. Earlier in the day, Norton came back to defeat 35-year-old Pat Carter of Lesage, Va., in 19 holes.

 

Zahringer Advances to Semifinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

Zahringer Advances to Semifinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

WILMINGTON, DEL. – The story Wednesday has been the gusty and swirling conditions at Wilmington Country Club’s South Course. Winds of up to 30 mph have clearly affected play.

 

Never was there a clearer example than what occurred on the 18th hole of the match between defending champion George Zahringer, 50, of New York, N.Y., and Rick Reinsberg, 31, of Lafayette, Calif.

 

Zahringer and Courville Advance to Quarterfinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid Amateur Championship

Zahringer and Courville Advance to Quarterfinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid Amateur Championship

WILMINGTON, DEL. – Two former Mid-Amateur champions moved into the quarterfinal round of the championship Tuesday at Wilmington Country Club, while another player fell short in making a surge toward the title in memory of his late father.

 

Defending champion George Zahringer, 50, of New York, N.Y., and 44-year-old Jerry Courville (1995 winner) of Milford, Conn., were models of efficiency in their third-round matches, capping a day in which the second and third rounds were played on the 6,978-yard par 71 South Course.

 

Zahringer and Courville Advance to Quarterfinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

Zahringer and Courville Advance to Quarterfinals in the 2003 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

WILMINGTON, DE.-Two Met Area legends, George Zahringer of Deepdale and Jerry Courville, Jr. of Shorehaven advanced to the quarterfinal round of match play at the 23rd U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at Wilmington Country Club, Wilmington, DE.  The finalists from last year’s Championship both advanced with hard-fought victories in the first, second, and third rounds.

 

Golf Union of Ireland Claims 2003 Carey Cup

Golf Union of Ireland Claims 2003 Carey Cup

Scarsdale, N.Y.-Despite a valiant effort from the Met Golf Association Team, the Golf Union of Ireland claimed the 5th Carey Cup Matches today at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, NY, with victories in several close singles matches today.

 

Golf Union of Ireland Leads After First Day of Carey Cup

Golf Union of Ireland Leads After First Day of Carey Cup

Scarsdale, N.Y.-After nearly sweeping the morning foursome matches, the Golf Union of Ireland maintained their dominance to take a 5 ½ to 2 ½ point lead heading into tomorrow's singles matches at the 5th Carey Cup Matches today at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, NY.