November 2017

Support the MGA Foundation with Year-End Giving

Support the MGA Foundation and its cornerstone program, GOLFWORKS.

Q&A with Mike Strlekar, 2017 PGA Merchandiser of the Year for Private Facilities

Mike Strlekar, 2017 PGA Merchandiser of the Year for Private Facilities, provides insight on merchandising in the golf shop.

Miller Finishes T24 at Australian Open

Two-time MGA Player of the Year Mike Miller finished T24 at the Australian Open.

The Met Golfer: Expanded Content

Dive into expanded content for the November/December 2017 issue of The Met Golfer.

LIGA and MGA Announce Collaboration

The Long Island Golf Association and Metropolitan Golf Association have announced a new collaboration to begin in 2018.

Somerset Hills Celebrates 100 Years

For Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, N.J., 2017 marks 100 years of existence for its renowned A.W. Tillinghast course. To commemorate the milestone year, the club has held a number of special events throughout the season and in September, more than 30 Met Area competitors were welcomed to take part in the Somerset Hills Invitational.

Met Area 9 Hole Courses

A full listing of nine hole courses in the Met Area, complied with the help of the National Golf Foundation (NGF). Read the full Met Golfer Article "Nine is Fine" from the November/December issue.

Looking Back: 2017 Presidents Cup

By Hank Gola Excitement-wise, it wasn’t much: the United States nearly clinched the Presidents Cup before any of the singles matches teed off, continuing its dominance of the series against the International Team. Exciting or not, the PGA Tour considers its stop at Liberty National to be a huge success.

Locals Conclude Play at U.S. Women's Mid-Am

Ina Kim, Alyssa Roland, and Liliana Ruiz-Munoz were eliminated from the U.S. Women's Mid-Am, Monday.

Mottola Receives IAGA Distinguished Service Award

Longtime MGA executive director Jay Mottola was honored with the IAGA's Distinguished Service Award.