June 2015

Dobyns wins PGA Professional National Championship

UPDATED (5:45 p.m., July 1, 2015) - A birdie on the 72nd hole earned Matt Dobyns his second career PGA Professional National Championship, Wednesday at the Philadelphia Cricket Club. Dobyns began the event with an opening round 72, but posted scores of 69, 68 and 70 over the final three rounds for the 279 tournament total, a score of 3-under.

Mid-Day Recap: Ike First Round

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (June 29, 2015) – Play is underway at the MGA’s 60th Ike Championship and Luke Graboyes’s 1-under 70 currently leads all competitors as the only under-par score posted at challenging Friar’s Head. The afternoon groups are on the course with wind continuing to sweep across the property from Long Island Sound.

Roger Hoit at the U.S. Senior Open

Roger Hoit, an amateur player who is a member at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., is playing this week at the U.S.

Top Senior Met Area Players Headline U.S. Senior Open

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (June 22, 2015) – This week begins the 36th U.S. Senior Open Championship and some of the Met Area’s best are making the cross-country trip to compete at the scenic Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, California.

Follow Pat Wilson at the U.S. Open

Pat Wilson of Andover, N.J., the 2013 Met Amateur champion, earned a trip to Chambers Bay and his first U.S. Open after advancing through Sectional Qualifying at Old Oaks and Century in Purchase, N.Y., on June 8. Wilson is sharing some of his U.S. Open experiences with the MGA:

Price, Player, Pressel honored at 64th MGWA National Awards Dinner

Elmsford, N.Y. (June, 10, 2015) – On June 9 the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association held their 64th National Awards Dinner to honor individuals who have not only etched their name in golf history, but who have used their success to make a difference in the world on a larger scale.

Janzen, Wilson Qualify for U.S. Open

PURCHASE, N.Y. (June 8, 2015) –  Four players are booking flights and making travel arrangements to Chambers Bay for the 115th U.S. Open

Dunlap Leads Field After 3-under 67 at Old Oaks

PURCHASE, N.Y. (June 8, 2015) – The U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying round is underway at Century and Old Oaks Country Clubs in Purchase, N.Y. and the field of 71 competitors battling for four spots and two alternates have completed their first round. After 18 holes it’s Scott Dunlap of Duluth, Ga., who leads the way thanks to a phenomenal 3-under 67 at Old Oaks.

Strong Field Set for U.S. Open Sectional

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (June 4, 2015) - The Road to Chambers Bay continues with Sectional Qualifying, where U.S. Open hopefuls will compete through 36 holes at 10 sites across the United States, one in Japan and one in England. Those who can get through the grueling sectional stage will be on their way to the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington on June 15-21.