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Foundation Programs

Since 1991, MGA Foundation programs have impacted thousands of individuals throughout the Met Area. MGAF offerings provide life-changing opporunities for all through the game of golf, and goes beyond just on-course events and education. 



The MGAF's signature program provides meaningful summer employment for interns at MGA member clubs. 




Junior Competitions

For competitive players in the Met Area, the MGA's Junior Competitions provide playing opportunities to test their skills, make new friends and enjoy the experience of first-class competitions.  




Youth Clinics

Each summer, a series of Youth Clinics provides an introduction to the basic fundamentals of golf and the life lessons that the game provides.





Adaptive Golf Initiative 

The MGA provides programming for the adaptive golf community. Beginning in 2024, introductory clinics will be offered to juniors and adults with intellectual impairments in collaboration with local groups and organizations. 




Youth on Course

The MGAF partners with the national Youth on Course program to provide affordable access to rounds of golf for juniors at participating Met Area courses. 




First Tee

First Tee - Metropolitan New York is part of a national junior golf initiative and was created in 2001 as a joint venture between the MGA Foundation and Metropolitan Section of the PGA. 



Member Education Events and Seminars

The MGA Foundation annually sponsors a series of educational events, with programs designed to educate the Met Area community on various topics









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Our Mission is to offer individuals from all our communities life changing experiences through golf. Innovative programs reflecting the values and traditions of golf provide a great education and a solid link to future opportunities.