2004

"Q" School Update: Davidson Qualifies for PGA Tour

"Q" School Update: Davidson Qualifies for PGA Tour

La Quinta, CA…..At the PGA Tour’s Qualifying School Final Stage at the PGA West Stadium Course & Nicklaus Tournament Course in La Quinta, CA, former NJ State Amateur Champion and Furman University standout Matt Davidson (West Windsor, NJ) earned full exemption to the PGA Tour in 2005 after finishing t –11th with a six round total of 422. 

MGA Tournament Policy Changes

MGA Tournament Policy Changes

 

 

 

Elmsford, N.Y.- The MGA continues its efforts to provide players with the most comprehensive championship schedule in the country and strives to keep our information technology at the same level. With this in mind, and to help us serve you more efficiently, we are announcing the following plans for 2005.

WMGA to Offer Scholarship Opportunities

WMGA to Offer Scholarship Opportunities

Elmsford, NY…The Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association Scholarship Foundation, the charitable arm of the WMGA, founded in 1899, is now offering college scholarships to young women who have exhibited an interest in golf or golf related careers or activities and plan to or are attending, a university, college or accredited trade school.  Applications are due May 1st and can be obtained by calling the WMGA office at 914-592-7888 or visit the WMGA Website at www.wmga.com.

 

 

Meurer Wins Player of the Year

Meurer Wins Player of the Year

The Metropolitan Golf Association is proud to announce that Peter Meurer of Silver Lake Golf Course in Staten Island, NY, will receive the 2004 Jerry Courville, Sr. MGA Player of the Year Award at the Association’s 107th Annual Meeting on December 1stat the Westchester Country Club in Harrison, NY. 

 

John C. Baldwin To Receive MGA's Distinguished Service Award

John C. Baldwin To Receive MGA's Distinguished Service Award

 

The Metropolitan Golf Association will present its 2004 Distinguished Service Award to former MGA President John C. Baldwin of The Meadow Brook Club.  The award will be given at the Association’s 107th Annual Meeting and Dinner at Westchester CC on Wednesday, December 1st.

 

Donald J. Hendler Elected President of the MGA

"Q" School Update: PGA Tour Second Stage-Champions Final Stage

"Q" School Update: PGA Tour Second Stage-Champions Final Stage

St. Augustine, F.L.--Former Met Open and Met Amateur champion Jim McGovern (left) of Hackensack, NJ, fired a final round 66 to finish in 2nd place and earn a coveted spot in the Final Stage of Qualifying School at the Black Horse Golf Club in Seaside, CA. Met Amateur Champion Andrew Svoboda, despite a valiant effort, could not overcome his first round 78 and finished tied for 51st at the St Johns Country Club in St. Augustine, FL.

Locals Miss by Just a Single Stroke

Locals Miss by Just a Single Stroke

Rio Rico, AZ… When players talk about the pressures of “Q School” they are referring to what three of the Met Area’s talented young professionals experienced during the school’s first stage. Tyler Hall of Wayne, NJ, Brian Lamberti of Granite Springs, NY and former GlenArbor Head Professional Rob Labritz each played extremely well only to watch their dreams of competing on the PGA Tour fall just one shot short. Despite shooting 68-68 on the weekend Lamberti’s three-under- par, 277 was just shy of the cut number in the event held at Florence CC in Florence, SC.

WMGA/MGA Tie Ligue de Paris in The 12th French American Challenge

WMGA/MGA Tie Ligue de Paris in The 12th French American Challenge

Edison, NJ-For only the second time in the twelve playings of this unique international event, the MGA and WMGA team tied the powerful Ligue de Paris team finishing at ten points apiece after two days of fourball, foursome and singles play at Plainfield Country Club in Plainfield, NJ.  The only other tie in this event came in 1995 at The Creek and like then, the Ligue de Paris will retain the cup as defending champions. The event was sponsored by world-renowned watchmakers Baume & Mercier.

2004 French American Results