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. | 2019 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 Glen Ridge Country Club in Glen Ridge, N.J. | 2019 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. | 2019 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 2020 tournament will be at the Country Club of Buffalo, Aug. 10-11.
2020 Junior Championships
103rd Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife- July 14-16
Rockaway River Country Club, Denville, N.J.
18th MGA Carter Cup - July 29
Canoe Brook Country Club, Summit, N.J.
Williamson Cup - August 10-11
Country Club of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y.
52nd MGA/MetLife Boys Championship - August 13-14
Glen Ridge Country Club, Glen Ridge, N.J.