August 2015

MetLife Success Story: Thomas

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (August 31, 2015) -Thomas Duda, third year GOLFWORKS intern at The First Tee of Plainfield West 9, has been afforded opportunities via his internship to work at some of the Nation’s premier sports venues.

19th Senior Open to take on Engineers Country Club

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (August 28, 2015) – The area’s top amateurs and professionals 50 years of age and older will make their way to Engineers Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y., August 31 and September 1, for the 19th MGA Senior Open Championship.

Winged Foot Hosts Successful MGA/MetLife Youth Clinic

Mamaroneck, N.Y. (August 25, 2015)– Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., site of this year's 100th Met Open, hosted a group of approximately 45 enthusiastic junior golfers from The First Tee of Metropolitan New York on Monday, August 24, for the final installment of this year’s MGA/MetLife Youth Clinics. The clinic was held in conjunction with the Caddie Scholarship Pro-Am at the 100th Met Open Championship.

Ben Polland Wins 100th Met Open

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (August 27, 2015) – The historic 100th Met Open did not disappoint, as Deepdale assistant professional Ben Polland claimed the Walker L. Trammell trophy in a playoff on Winged Foot’s East Course, defeating 2011 champion Tyler Hall of Montclair in a three-hole aggregate playoff after both finished the 54-hole championship at even-par 210.

Hall Carries 2-stroke Lead into Final Round of 100th Met Open

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (August 26, 2015) – A past champion and an amateur remain as the only two competitors under-par at the 100th Met Open following two rounds of play on Winged Foot’s East Course.

Conditions toughen on Winged Foot's East Course in the 100th Met Open

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (August 26, 2015) – Scoring proved to be a challenge during Wednesday morning’s second round of the 100th Met Open, as no competitor recorded a sub-par score on Winged Foot’s East Course. Ben Polland of Deepdale and amateur Cameron Young of Sleepy Hollow posted the morning’s best scores at even-par 70.

Amateurs, Past Champions Stand Atop 100th Met Open Leaderboard

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (August 25, 2015) – Multiple past champions recorded sub-par scores in the first round of the 100th Met Open at Winged Foot’s East Course, but a pair of amateurs stand atop the leaderboard at day’s end. Ryan Snouffer of Essex County owns the lead following a 5-under 65, while 17-year old Dawson Jones, an MGA eClub – New Jersey member, recorded a 3-under 67.

Snouffer Leads 100th Met Open with Opening 65

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (August 25, 2015) – Several players, including a pair of past champions, have carded under-par rounds as the 100th Met Open has begun on the East Course at Winged Foot, but amateur Ryan Snouffer of Essex County owns the early lead following his 5-under 65. In all, four competitors carded sub-par rounds in the morning wave, while three more posted even-par 70.

Weinmann and Mullin Win MGA/WMGA Mixed Pinehurst

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y., (August 20, 2015) -  Raymond Weinmann of Huntington Crescent and Dani Mullin of Southward Ho captured the 52nd MGA/WMGA Mixed Pinehurst Thursday at Old Westbury Golf & Country Club (Woods and Overlook  in Old Westbury, N.Y.  Mullin, who recently placed T4 and tied for low amateur in the Lincoln Women’s Met Open at Upper Montclair, and played

Youth Clinic Held at MetLife Stadium

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (August 20, 2015) - On August 19, a group of 35 junior golfers from The First Tee of Plainfield enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience, participating in the MGA/MetLife Youth Clinic on the field of MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.