March

Catching up with Met Am champion Peter Kim

Catching up with Met Am champion Peter Kim

When a golfer hits the competitive scene at a young age, there's an opportunity to see their game develop through the following years. That's just the case with Peter Kim, who hoisted his first MGA trophy with a win at the MGA/MetLife Boys Championship in 2008.

MGA Green Chairman Education Series has record turnout

Visit the MGA and start the golf season at The Journal New Golf Show

Visit the MGA and start the golf season at The Journal New Golf Show

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (March 9, 2015) – The recent warm weather is making us all think about smashing that perfect drive or holing a lengthy putt as we anticipate the upcoming golf season. Luckily, one can feed their hunger for golf this weekend at The Journal News Golf Show, March 12 and 13 at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown.

Limited Volunteer Opportunities Remain for 2016 PGA Championship

Limited Volunteer Opportunities Remain for 2016 PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (March 7, 2016) – The PGA of America announced today that a limited number of volunteer positions remain for the 2016 PGA Championship, which will be played at historic Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey, July 25-31, 2016.

Davis Love III to receive Gold Tee Award

Davis Love III to receive Gold Tee Award

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (March 1, 2016) Davis Love III, one of the best players of his generation and widely respected for upholding the finest ideals of the sport throughout an illustrious career, will receive one of golf’s most important honors—the Gold Tee Award—from the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association at the 65th National Awards Dinner on Monday, July 25, at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, New York.

MGA Play Days Announced

MGA Play Days Announced

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (April 2, 2015) - The MGA is pleased to announce the 2015 MGA Play Day schedule and this year's lineup is littered with great courses in the Met Area. This year will be the 10th year of Play Days, which began as an MGA service in 2005.

Heins Claims Second Met Open Played at Baltusrol

Heins Claims Second Met Open Played at Baltusrol

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (March 31, 2015) - Both the Metropolitan Golf Association and Winged Foot Golf Club have storied histories that will meet again this summer for an MGA record seventh time when the 100th playing of the Met Open will take place on the club's East Course. We continue to celebrate the milestone with our series of Met Open Moments, with this week's great photo coming from the 1988 Met Open, when it was played at Baltusrol for the second and most recent time in the championship's history.

Recap: 2015 MGA Green Chairman Education Series

Recap: 2015 MGA Green Chairman Education Series

DEMAREST, N.J. (March 24, 2015) - The MGA Foundation hosted the 2015 MGA Green Chairman Education Series at Alpine Country Club in Demarest, N.J., on Tuesday, March 24 and featured a panel of experts in the fields of golf course management, maintenance and agronomy.

Esposito Back In Action This Week

Esposito Back In Action This Week

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (March 18, 2015) - After an over month long hiatus, the Champions Tour returns this week in Arizona for the Tucson Conquistadores Classic at Omni Tucson National. That means the four time NJPGA Player of the Year turned Champions Tour player Frank Esposito will also be back in action this week. The former Brooklake head pro and Met Area standout hasn't had the breakout he was looking for yet, but he has only competed in two events so far, garnering over $14,000.

Burke's Final Round Charge Earns Him Victory at Plainfield

Burke's Final Round Charge Earns Him Victory at Plainfield

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (March 18, 2015) - Both the Metropolitan Golf Association and Winged Foot Golf Club have storied histories that will meet again this summer for an MGA record seventh time when the 100th playing of the Met Open will take place on the club's East Course.