Ken Malloy and Gail Flanagan Capture 40th MGA Mixed Pinehurst Championship
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Ken Malloy and former New York State Women’s Amateur champion, Gail Flannagan, both of Westchester Country Club, shot a spectacular 6-under-par 65 (35 – 30) to beat out defending champions Michael Karger of Century and Gale Brudner of Metropolis, who shot 70 (32 – 38), to capture the Low Gross honors in the 40th MGA Mixed Pinehurst Championship today at Metropolis Country Club in White Plains, NY. The victory comes exactly a decade after Flanagan’s first MGA Mixed Pinehurst Championship in 1993 with partner John Lewis Jr.. Stephen and Magueri
Costanza Captures 35th MGA/MetLife Boys Championship
Shelter Island, N.Y.-After two long days of tournament tough golf under sweltering temperatures - and interrupted briefly by the “Big Blackout of 2003” - the 35th MGA/MetLife Boys Championship concluded with 14-year-old Marc Costanza of Upper Saddle River, NJ, defeating 15-year old Brendan Tracy of New York, NY, 2 & 1 in the finals at Gardiner’s Bay CC. It was a satisfying win for Costanza who finished two strokes behind Tracy in last week’s inaugural Carter Cup – MGA Junior Stroke Play Invitational at Baltusrol Golf Club, to take third place.
Mark Costanza, Upper Saddle River, N.J. def. Brendan Tracy, New York, N.Y., 2 and 1
MGA Team Finishes Third in 2003 Williamson Cup Matches
ELMSFORD, N.Y.-A four-man junior team representing the Metropolitan Golf Association finished third in the 30th Williamson Cup Matches held today at Royal Montreal Golf Club in Île Bizard, Ontario. Teams representing ten Golf Associations throughout the United States and Canada competed in this 36-hole stroke play event, which counted three of the four-team members aggregate scores each round to determine the team championship. Individual prizes were also awarded.
Defending Champion Baldwin Finishes 3rd in 2003 British Seniors Open Amateur Championship
BLAIRGOWRIE, SCOTLAND-John Baldwin of the Meadow Brook Club, in Jericho, NY fell just short of defending his British Seniors Open Amateur Championship title with a 3rd place finish at the Blairgowrie, Rosemount & Lansdowne Courses in Blairgowrie, Scotland. Although he shared the lead after the first two rounds, Baldwin finished three shots back with a total of 218 (70 – 74 – 74).