Metropolitan Golf Association Announces Impressive 2001 Tournament Schedule

Metropolitan Golf Association Announces Impressive 2001 Tournament Schedule

The Metropolitan Golf Association’s tournament schedule for 2001 will continue an unparalleled tradition of more than 100 years: Highly-competitive championships hosted by some of the most prestigious clubs in the region and played over some of the most challenging courses in the country.

 

Cornelius E. DeLoca Elected President of the MGA

Cornelius E. DeLoca Elected President of the MGA

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (December 6, 2000) - Cornelius E. "Connie" DeLoca of Franklin Lakes, N.J., was elected to a one-year term as president of the Metropolitan Golf Association at the Association's 103rd Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 6th, at the Westchester Country Club in Harrison, N.Y. Mr.

Zahringer, Courville Advance to Semifinals at U.S. Mid Amateur

Zahringer, Courville Advance to Semifinals at U.S. Mid Amateur

GREENWICH, Conn. – George J. Zahringer III, 49, of New York, N.Y., edged closer to a rematch of last year’s final by advancing to the semifinals at the 2002 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship following a 3 and 1 victory over fellow Met Area competitor Austin Eaton, 33, of Stamford, Conn., in this morning’s quarterfinal round. Zahringer’s semifinal opponent will be Jeff Wilson, 39, of Suisin, Calif., who edged Terrence Miskell, 35, of New Braunfels, Texas, in 19 holes.

Miller Survives Playoff to Capture 4th MGA Senior Open Championship

Miller Survives Playoff to Capture 4th MGA Senior Open Championship

SCARSDALE, N.Y. - It took 39 holes for Jim Miller of Metuchen G&CC to capture his first MGA Senior Open Championship today at Fenway Golf Club in Scarsdale, N.Y. A three-hole aggregate playoff was needed to decide the tournaments fourth edition after Miller finished tied with Baltusrol head professional Doug Steffen at five-over-par 145 after 36-holes.

Kwon Captures 53rd MGA/MetLife Public Links Championship

Kwon Captures 53rd MGA/MetLife Public Links Championship

DANBURY, Conn. - David Kwon, of Bergen Community Golf Club, fired an impressive three-under par, 36-hole total of 141 to capture the 53rd MGA/MetLife Public Links Championship today at scenic Richter Park Golf Course in Danbury, Conn.

Kwon Captures 98th Met Amateur Championship

Kwon Captures 98th Met Amateur Championship

PARAMUS, N.J. - Amid morning rainstorms that caused a two and a half hour rain delay and the final to be shortened to 18 holes, David Kwon turned the rain into rainbows and captured the 98th Met Amateur Championship today at The Ridgewood Country Club, in Paramus, N.J.

Gilmore Breaks Through and Captures 85th MGA/MetLife Open Championship

Gilmore Breaks Through and Captures 85th MGA/MetLife Open Championship

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. - Mike Gilmore quietly came from behind and posted a final round four-under par 67 to capture his first Met Open Championship, sponsored by Met Life, today at Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, N.J. The 35-year old head professional at Wheatley Hills Golf Club on Long Island compiled a six-under par 54 hole total of 207 (70-70-67) to edge out two-time Walker Cup team member Jerry Courville Jr. of Shorehaven.

Catalioto Captures his Second MGA/MetLife Junior Championship

Catalioto Captures his Second MGA/MetLife Junior Championship

ARDSLEY-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - In what turned out to be a battle of the number one & two seeds, and also close friends, Martin Catalioto, of Ramsey, N.J., capped off an exceptional week by defeating Jack Skirkanich, of Rumson, N.J., 3 & 1 to capture his second MGA/MetLife Junior Championship at Ardsley CC in Ardsley-on-Hudson, N.Y. The event was again sponsored by MetLife.

Courville, Jr. Captures Fourth MGA Player of the Year Award

Courville, Jr. Captures Fourth MGA Player of the Year Award

ELMSFORD, N.Y. - The Metropolitan Golf Association is proud to announce that Jerry Courville Jr., of Shorehaven Golf Club in East Norwalk, Conn., will receive the 2000 Jerry Courville Sr. MGA Player of the Year Award at the Association’s 103rd Annual Meeting on December 6th at the Westchester Country Club in Harrison, N.Y. 

2000 French-American Challenge Set for October 17-19 at Atlantic GC

2000 French-American Challenge Set for October 17-19 at Atlantic GC

The MGA/WMGA & Ligue de Paris are set to square off in the 10th French American Golf Challenge at Atlantic Golf Club in Bridgehampton, N.Y., on October 17-19.

The Metropolitan Golf Association and the Ligue de Paris inaugurated the French-American Matches in 1990 in order to foster sportsmanship, camaraderie and goodwill between our two nations. They have become one of the most exciting and anticipated competitions on the Met Golf Calendar.