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Caddie Academies

MGA Foundation Caddie Academies are designed to provide the participant (regardless of golf knowledge) a basic understanding of what caddieing is and how to be successful. Upon completion of this Academy, attendees will be awarded their certificate of completion. Although not a prerequisite for caddieing, the MGA Foundation's Caddie Academies are an excellent introductory opportunity to learn more about becoming a caddie.  

Caddie Academies for the 2024 spring season have concluded. 


2024 Caddie Academy Dates:

April 3 - Bonnie Briar Country Club - 808 Weaver St., Larchmont, NY 10538 - POSTPONED
April 8 - Wee Burn Country Club - 410 Hollow Tree Ridge Road, Darien CT 06820
April 9 - Hackensack Golf Club - 880 Soldier Hill Rd., Oradell, NJ 07630 - Joint MGA/NJSGA Caddie Academy
April 11 - Garden City Country Club - 206 Stewart Ave., Garden City, NY 11530
April 15 - Fenway Golf Club - 384 Old Mamaroneck Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583
April 17 - The Seawane Club - 1300 Club Dr., Hewlett, NY 11557
April 24 - Bonnie Briar Country Club - 808 Weaver St., Larchmont, NY 10538 - NEW DATE
April 25 - North Hills Country Club - 200 Long Island Expy., Manhasset, NY 11030
April 29 - Rockland Country Club - 380 Route 9W, Sparkill, NY 10976

May 30 - Pelham Country Club - 940 Wynnewood Road, Pelham, NY 10803

All Caddie Academies are free of charge and will run from 4 - 6 p.m. 

For more information, contact Kyle Keckeisen.



Caddie Academy FAQs:


Q. What is the Caddie Academy program?

A. Caddie Academies are one-day, after-school programs conducted at participating MGA member clubs. All 2024 Caddie Academies will be conducted in-person. 


Q. Who conducts the program?

A. Caddie Academies are conducted by MGA staff members, who are supported by local Caddie Managers.


Q. Who may attend the program?

A. Caddie Academies are open to anybody living in the Met Area.


Q. How do I register for a Caddie Academy?

A. Caddie Academies for the 2024 have been posted. Please follow the link at the top of the page to register for an MGA Foundation Caddie Acadmey. 


Q. Is there a fee to attend the program?

A. Caddie Academies are free of charge.


Q. What time does the Caddie Academy program begin and end?

A. Each in-person Academy runs from 4 - 6 PM on the desigated dates. 


Q. What tools are attendees given in order to find employment?

A. All participants receive certificates of completion, which assist them in obtaining employment at area golf clubs. In addition, everyone is given a roster of Caddie Managers at local clubs and their contact information.


Q. Should I attend more than one Caddie Academy?

A. Each class provides the same material and you only need to attend one session to receive your certificate of completion.

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