July 2016

Four advance to semifinals of MGA/MetLife Boys Championship

BEDFORD, N.Y. (July 28, 2016) – Reigning champion Nathan Han of Somers, N.Y., is one of four competitors who won a pair of matches Thursday at Bedford Golf & Tennis Club to secure a spot in Friday’s scheduled semifinals at the 48th MGA/MetLife Boys Championship.

Follow the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (July 27, 2016) - It's finally here! The Met Area has been anticipating the return of the PGA Championship to Baltusrol Golf Club for years (maybe even since the last putt dropped for Phil Mickelson's win in 2005), and the stage is now set. Check out some of the top headlines and information heading into the year's final major.

Qualifying: 101st Met Open Championship

100th Met Open champion Ben Polland

48th MGA/MetLife Boys Championship heads to Bedford Golf and Tennis Club

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (July 27, 2016) – Sixteen of the Met Area’s most talented young golfers will head to Bedford Golf and Tennis Club in Bedford, N.Y., for the 48th MGA/MetLife Boys Championship, July 28-29.

Summer's First MGA Foundation/MetLife Youth Clinic a Success

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (July 20, 2016) – On Tuesday, July 19 a group of junior golfers from The First Tee of Plainfield participated in this year’s first MGA/MetLife Youth Clinic at the USGA Museum and Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History, in Far Hills, N.J.

CJ Swift leads Met Am qualifiers at Pelham CC

PELHAM, N.Y. (July 18, 2016) – Qualifying for the 114th Met Amateur Championship concluded today at Pelham Country Club, where a total of seven players advanced to the Country Club of Fairfield in Fairfield, Conn., for the championship, August 4-7. Related: Results

Locals compete in U.S. Junior Amateur

UPDATE (July 22, 2016, 5:30 p.m.) - John Pak's birdie on the par-3 16th hole ultimately forced extra holes in his semifinal match against Noah Goodwin of Corinth, Texas, but Goodwin's eagle-three on the second hole ended Pak's run in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, early Friday evening at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn.

Locals Compete in U.S. Girls' Junior Championship

UPDATE (July 20, 2016) - South Salem, N.Y., native Kyra Cox's run in the 2016 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship has come to an end after being defeated by Andrea Lee by a 3&2 margin, Wednesday at The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J.

Cavaliere wins 99th Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (July 14, 2016) – An eagle and three consecutive birdies by Christian Cavaliere during a five-hole stretch of the championship match in the 99th Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife helped propel the Katonah, N.Y., native to the title at The Patterson Club on Thursday.

Cavaliere, Theodorakis advance to 99th Met Championship final

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (July 14, 2016) - Christian Cavaliere of Katonah, N.Y., and Max Theodorakis of Danbury, Conn., each claimed hard-fought 1-up victories in this morning's semifinal matches at the 99th Met Junior Championship sponsored by MetLife and are now squaring off in the title match at The Patterson Club.