2018 NYSGA Champions, Runner-Ups & Full Results
JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- It was another exciting year for championship golf in New York, with eleven new state champions and twelve state co-champions decided in the 17 titles conducted this season.
2018 was drama-filled, as sudden-death playoffs decided the results of five championships. Eleven won their inaugural state titles, while twelve others reclaimed a past title or captured a new one including Tom Blank, Teresa Cleland, Kyra Cox, Mark Dugan, Billy Hanes, Jenna Hoecker, Jamie Miller, Luke Sample, Bailey Shoemaker, Will Thomson, Carina Watkins and Kevin Webb.
This year's schedule was hosted by many of New York’s top clubs including Leatherstocking Golf Course, Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University, Yahnundasis Golf Club, Seven Oaks Golf Club, Irondequoit Country Club, Skaneateles Country Club, Thendara Golf Course, Mohawk Golf Club and Wanakah Golf Club.
We’d like to congratulate all the 2018 New York State Amateur champions on their great performances and triumphs this season and recognize them for their accomplishments:96th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship Irondequoit CC, August 7-9Winner: Will Thomson, Oak Hill CCRunner-up: Chris Blyth, Mendon GCStory / Photos / Full Leaderboard 35th New York State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship Wanakah CC, Sept. 28-30Winner: Jamie Miller, Wanakah CC*Runner-up: Billy Hanes, Crag Burn GC*won in playoff Story / Photos / Full Leaderboard 10th New York State Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship Yahnudasis GC, July 11-13Winner: Jenna Hoecker, Brook-Lea CCRunner-ups: Lauren Cupp, Yahnundasis GC & Kim Kaul, Gowanda CC Story / Photos / Full Leaderboard 56th New York State Girls’ Junior Amateur Championship Seven Oaks GC, July 24-25Winner: Bailey Shoemaker, Seven Oaks GCRunner-ups: Elena Lopez, Crag Burn GCStory / Photos / Full Leaderboard 62nd New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Championship Mohawk GC, Sept. 18-20Winner: Robert Hughes, Ives Hill CC*Runner-up: Wade Sarkis, Canandaigua CC*won in playoff
Runner-up: Cecily Havens, Pompey Club Story / Photos / Full Leaderboard 1st New York State Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship RTJGC at Cornell, June 28Winners: Samantha & Amanda Gaffney, Brookfield CC*Runner-ups: Emma Vandecar, Edison Club & Laura Rentz, Olde Kinderhook GC*won in playoff Story / Photos / Full Leaderboard
A huge thank you goes out to all the host clubs for their continued support of the NYSGA and our events. We’d also like to recognize the 130+ volunteers who dedicate themselves to tirelessly supporting and administering golf in New York each season.
The complete 2019 NYSGA Championship Schedule is now posted, check it out and make sure to mark the dates on your calendar!