Spring Educational Series & Caddie Academy Schedule

UPDATE: Details below include the most up-to-date schedule and information, including availability of registration for Caddie Academies.

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (January 23, 2017) -  Spring is around the corner and the MGA is ready to get you prepared for the upcoming golf season with a series of educational seminars and forums. These programs, presented by the MGA Foundation, are designed to educate and engage club leaders and the general golfing public on a wide range of topics of interest to Met Area golfers.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming dates:

  • Green Chairman Education Series: Tuesday, March 14, Old Westbury Golf and Country Club, Old Westbury, N.Y.
    The annual Green Chairman Education series is tailored for club superintendents, professionals, green chairmen and club officials, and discusses current issues and trends that are emerging for courses in the Met Area. The seminar features an impressive panel of experts in the field of golf course management, maintenance and agronomy. A highlight of the meeting is the presentation of the Arthur P. Weber MGA Club Environmental Leaders in Golf Award, which recognizes an MGA member club that demonstrates environmental leadership through their efforts in golf course maintenance, construction, education and research. (For more info, email  Kevin Kline)
  • MGA/Met PGA Rules Workshop: Wednesday, March 22, Brae Burn Country Club, Purchase, N.Y.
    Attended by local golf professionals, club officials and MGA Committee members, the Rules Workshop includes discussions on recent Rules decisions, application of the Rules and other relevant information. The Workshop includes presentations from representatives of the USGA. (For more information, contact the MGA Championships Department at (914) 347-4653.)
  • MGA Handicap and Rules Seminars
    The annual Handicapping and Rules Seminars act as a refresher course for the MGA and USGA Handicapping System, as well as the Rules of Golf. Hosted by Met Area clubs each year, the seminars provide attendees with information regarding upgrades to the Handicap System. (For more information, contact the MGA Championships Department at (914) 347-4653.
    • Saturday, March 25 
      Cherry Valley Country Club, Garden City, N.Y.
    • Saturday, April 1 
      Apawamis Club, Rye, N.Y.
    • Saturday, April 8 
      Montclair Golf Club, West Orange, N.J.
  • Caddie Academies - REGISTER NOW
    Caddie Academies are one-day, after-school programs at participating MGA member clubs. They are open to Met Area men and women of all ages, are free of charge, and all participants receive certificates of completion which assist the participants in obtaining employment at area golf clubs. (For more information, email Lou Cutolo)
    • Monday, April 3
      Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y.
    • Wednesday, April 5
      Nassau Country Club, Glen Cove, N.Y.
    • Monday, April 10
      Fenway Golf Club, Scarsdale, N.Y.
    • Tuesday, April 11
      Hackensack Golf Club, Oradell, N.J.
    • Wednesday, April 19
      Rockaway Hunting Club, Lawrence, N.Y.