Providing first class competitive experiences to young players has been a part of MGA tradition since 1912. Young players in the Met Area have a wide range of playing opportunities to test their skills, make new friends and enjoy the experience of first class competitions. The MGA Foundation annually conducts three outstanding events in the Met area.
Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife – The nation’s oldest Junior Championship was founded in 1912 by Leighton Calkins, a former member of the MGA and USGA Executive Committees. Over the ensuing years, the Met Junior has produced winners who have gone on to outstanding achievements on both the regional and national levels. | 2018 Recap
MGA/MetLife Boys Championship - For young men not yet 16 – Two-day match play event held at some of the Met Areas most scenic and challenging layouts. This years test will be held at Bedord Golf & Tennis Club in Bedford, N.Y. | 2018 Recap
Carter Cup – A 36 hole, invitation only event played annually at Baltusrol’s Upper and Lower Courses named in honor of the late Michael C. Carter, a dynamic young Penn State standout who died tragically in 2001. | 2018 Recap
Williamson Cup - The Williamson Cup was established in 1964 by A. Fred Williamson, in memory of his father, one of the original founders of the famed Winged Foot Golf Club and a long-time member of the USGA Executive Committee. The 2019 tournament will be hosted by the Rochester District GA at the Irondequoit Country Club, Aug. 11-12. | 2018 Recap
2019 Junior Championships
102nd Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife- July 17-19
Southward Ho Country Club, Bay Shore, N.Y.
17th MGA Carter Cup - July 31
Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield Township, N.J.
Williamson Cup - August 11-12
Irondequoit Country Club, Rochester, N.Y.
51st MGA/MetLife Boys Championship - August 1-
Bedford Golf & Tennis Club, Bedford, N.Y.