Four Inducted into NYSGA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018 at Brookhaven

November 03, 2018

PORTER CORNERS, N.Y. – It was a special evening Friday, November 2nd at Brookhaven Golf Course, as over one hundred distinguished guests and golf enthusiasts from around New York gathered to cel...

Two Headed to St. Kitts Admirals Cup, Season Winners Decided at 2018 NYSGA Am Series Championship

October 03, 2018

PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The 2018 New York State Golf Association Amateur Series – Presented by St. Kitts Tourism Authority, closed early this week with our season-ending championship on October...

Miller Battles Back to Win NYS Men's Mid-Am on Home Turf

September 30, 2018

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Jamie Miller captured his second New York State Men’s Mid-Amateur title Sunday at Wanakah Country Club with a par on the opening hole of a sudden-death playoff. He faced o...

Hanes Stays Under Par Through Two Rounds at NYS Mid-Am, Leads By Three

September 29, 2018

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Through thirty-six blustery holes at Wanakah Country Club, Billy Hanes was the only competitor able to stay under par at the 35th New York State Men’s Mid-Amateur Champions...

Downey's 4-under Leads Field After Gusty Opening Round at Mid-Am

September 28, 2018

HAMBURG, N.Y. -- Kyle Downey battled strong, gusty winds at Wanakah Country Club to grab an early lead at the 35th New York State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship. The 29-year-old player fro...

PREVIEW: 35th NYS Men's Mid-Amateur at Wanakah CC

September 27, 2018

HAMBURG, N.Y. – The upcoming 35th annual New York State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Wanakah Country Club will challenge the best male amateurs, ages 25 and up, from around the state...

Empire State Players in U.S. Mid-Am & Women's Mid-Am

September 25, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur and U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur took place at Charlotte Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. and Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis, Mo., respectiv...

Hughes Wins Senior in Playoff, Hamburger Goes Wire-to-wire in Super Senior

September 20, 2018

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Bob Hughes parred the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the 62nd New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Championship at Mohawk Golf Club in Schenectady. ...

Local Player Cooper Leads Headed into Final at NYS Men's Senior

September 19, 2018

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – First round co-leaders Bob Cooper and Bob Hughes went under par again today during the second round of the New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Championships at Mohawk G...

Two Shoot 1-under 70s For Early Lead at 2018 NYS Men's Senior Amateur

September 18, 2018

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Two players fired 1-under 70s during Tuesday’s opening round of the 62nd New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Championship at Mohawk Golf Club in Schenectady. The...

Two Teams Advance to 2019 U.S. Four-Ball at Crag Burn SQR

September 17, 2018

EAST AURORA, N.Y. – Sectional qualifying for the 5th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship was conducted by the New York State Golf Association at Crag Burn Golf Club on Monday morning.  Eig...

PREVIEW: 2018 NYS Men's Senior Amateur Championships at Mohawk GC

September 13, 2018

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- The upcoming 62nd annual New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Championship and 23rd annual Men’s Super Senior Amateur Championship at Mohawk Golf Club will challen...

Results: 35th NYS Men's Mid-Am Qualifying

September 06, 2018

Championship: 35th NYS Men’s Mid-AmateurHost: Wanakah Country ClubDates: September 28 – 30, 2018 Entries: 284 Sectional qualifying will determine who will advance to the 35th NYS Men&rsq...

Bufalini & Hamburger Among NY Players in 64th U.S. Senior Am

August 30, 2018

EUGENE, ORE. – Two NYSGA competitors qualified for the 2018 U.S. Senior Amateur conducted at Eugene Country Club on August 25 – 30. The duo included John Bufalini of Ives Hill Country Clu...

Dottie Pepper & Willie Turnesa Headline 2018 NYSGA Hall of Fame Class

August 28, 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) Hall of Fame Committee has elected four individuals to the New York State Golf Association’s Hall of Fame, Class of 2018. The...

Rome's Pennie Carlo One of Two to Qualify for U.S. Senior Women's Am at Tuscarora

August 28, 2018

MARCELLUS, N.Y. – Sectional qualifying for the 57th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship was conducted by the New York State Golf Association at Tuscarora Golf Club on Tuesday morning....

Four WNY Players Qualify for 38th U.S. Mid-Am Out of CCB

August 24, 2018

Four players from Western New York qualified for the 38th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship during sectional qualifying conducted by the New York State Golf Association at the Country Club of Buffalo on T...

Blyth Wins in Three-Way Playoff at 66th Women's Senior, Levine-Ribble Claims Super Senior Title

August 22, 2018

THENDARA, N.Y. – Tammy Blyth knocked down a par on the second playoff hole to win the 2018 New York State Women’s Amateur Championship at Thendara Golf Club in the heart of the picturesque...

Past Champions In Position to Reclaim Titles at Thendara

August 21, 2018

THENDARA, N.Y. – Two are tied atop the leaderboard at 78 after the opening round of the 2018 New York State Women’s Senior & Super Senior Amateur Championships hosted by Thendara Golf...

PREVIEW: 2018 NYS Women's Senior & Super Senior Amateur Championships

August 19, 2018

THENDARA, N.Y. – The upcoming 2018 New York State Women’s Senior & Super Senior Championships are set to challenge many of the best senior women amateur golfers around the state throug...

NYSGA Accepts 284 Entries for 35th NYS Men's Mid-Amateur Championship

August 17, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) has accepted a total of 284 entries for the 35th New York State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Wanakah Country Club in Ham...

Co-medalists Downey & Gifford Advance to 38th US Mid-Amateur

August 16, 2018

REXFORD, N.Y. – Kyle Downey and Jim Gifford shared co-medalist honors by carding 2-under 70s in today’s sectional qualifier for the 38th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at The Edison Cl...

NYSGA Loses Former Executive Director

August 16, 2018

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL -- The New York State Golf Association is deeply saddened to announce that former Executive Director, John “Pat” Keenan, passed away last week at the age of 82. Aft...

Eight New York Golfers Flock to Pebble Beach for 118th U.S. Amateur

August 15, 2018

PEBBLE BEACH, C.A. -- Eight players from New York traveled across the United States to the famous Pebble Beach Golf Links this week to compete in the 118th U.S. Amateur Championship. The group includ...

Braman Cousins Win 6th NYS Mixed Team, Webbs Win Senior Title

August 14, 2018

SKANEATELES, N.Y. – Two cousins from the capital area, Nicholas & Madison Braman collaborated for an even-par 71 to win the 6th New York State Mixed Team Amateur Championship at picturesque...

Parform Becomes Official Nutrition Partner of NYSGA

August 13, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- The New York State Golf Association is proud to announce a new partnership with Parform Golf, a golf-specific nutrition and performance company based out of Boise, Idaho. Parform...

Kim-Schaad & May Compete at The Golf Club of Tennessee for 118th U.S. Women's Amateur

August 12, 2018

KINGSTON SPRINGS, TENN. -- Ina Kim-Schaad and Lindsay May represented New York State during the 118th U.S. Women’s Amateur at The Golf Club of Tennessee, August 6-12, 2018.  Both players w...

Thomson Birdies 72nd Hole to Win 96th NYS Men's Amateur in Dramatic Finish

August 10, 2018

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- With a birdie on the 72nd hole, Will Thomson claimed the 96th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship by a stroke at Irondequoit Country Club. Thomson fired a tournament-lo...

Local Players Atop the Leaderboard After Two Rounds at Irondequoit at Men's Am

August 08, 2018

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Defending champion Adam Condello is the solo leader halfway through the 96th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship at Irondequoit Country Club. The 35-year-old out of nea...

Ten At Even Par or Better to Open 96th NYS Men's Amateur

August 07, 2018

PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Ten players opened with even par or better during Tuesday’s first round of the 96th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship at Irondequoit Country Club. Three pl...

PREVIEW: 96th NYS Men's Amateur Championship at Irondequoit

August 05, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The upcoming 96th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship at Irondequoit Country Club will challenge the best male amateur golfers around the state throughout 72...

Shoemaker Successfully Defends NYS Girls' Junior Title

July 26, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Bailey Shoemaker successfully defended her New York State Girls’ Junior Amateur title this week at Seven Oaks Golf Club to win her second state championship at the age of...

Maglisco Cruises to Victory in NYS Sub-Junior

July 26, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Anthony Maglisco cruised to victory at the 62nd New York State Boys’ Sub-Junior Amateur Championship, winning by six strokes and finishing at 108. The 14-year-old from Bellevu...

Sample Wins in Playoff to Secure Another State Title

July 25, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Luke Sample birdied the opening hole of a sudden-death playoff to claim the 77th New York State Junior Amateur Championship and is now a two-time, back-to-back state titleholder...

Sample & Company Lead After Opening Round of NYS Junior

July 24, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. – Three sit atop the leaderboard after carding opening-round 73s during the 77th New York State Boys’ Junior Amateur Championship at Seven Oaks Golf Club. Rain showers came...

Maglisco Matches Par, Leads By Three at Sub-Junior

July 24, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Matching par was enough for Anthony Maglisco to take an early three-stroke lead over the NYS New York State Boys’ Sub-Junior field during the opening round of play at Seven Oak...

Defending Champ Shoemaker Leads Field After One

July 24, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Last year’s champion, Bailey Shoemaker, holds a one-stroke lead over the New York State Girls’ Junior field after opening with a 3-over 75.  Play was suspended...

Preview: 2018 NYS Boys' & Girls' Junior Amateur Championships

July 21, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. – The best junior golfers around New York State will gather at Seven Oaks Golf Club next week for the 2018 New York State Boys’ & Girls’ Junior Amateur Championshi...

New York Well-Represented at 70th U.S. Girls' Junior

July 19, 2018

POPPY HILLS, CA. – Five juniors represented the Empire State at the 70th U.S. Girl’s Junior Amateur Championship this week at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California. ...

Sisson Makes Match Play, Six Others Compete at 71st U.S. Junior Am

July 19, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – New York had one of the largest showings of players representing any state at the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur at Baltusrol Golf Club this week. The seven from the Empire State...

Hoecker Victorious in First Attempt at NYS Women's Mid-Amateur

July 13, 2018

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- A 1-under 72 during the final round, secured a ten-stroke victory for Jenna Hoecker at the 10th New York State Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship.  Today’s s...

Cox Captures Second NYS Women's Amateur

July 13, 2018

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- Kyra Cox went wire-to-wire over three tournament rounds at Yahnundasis Golf Club to capture the 89th New York State Women’s Amateur Championship by seven strokes. She fini...

Cox/Hoecker Retain Their Leads After Second Round

July 12, 2018

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- Kyra Cox extended her lead to six strokes during the second round of the 89th New York State Women’s Amateur Championship and is in excellent position to capture...

Cox/Hoecker Lead Respective Fields in NYS Women's Amateur & Mid-Ama

July 11, 2018

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- An opening 71 from past champion Kyra Cox was enough to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the 89th New York State Women’s Amateur Championship at Yahnundasi...

Griffin Qualfies for 3rd Consecutive U.S. Amateur

July 10, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Eighty-four players traveled to Seven Oaks Golf Club on Monday to compete for three qualifying spots and two alternate spots into the 2018 U.S. Amateur Championship, which will be co...

Preview: 2018 NYS Women's Amateur & Mid-Amateur Championships

July 06, 2018

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- New York State’s top amateur women golfers will face off next week at Yahnundasis Golf Club in New Hartford, N.Y. for the 89th NYS Women’s Amateur & 10th Mid-Amat...

Results: 2018 NYS Boys' Junior Qualifying

July 01, 2018

Championship: 77th NYS Boys' Junior Amateur ChampionshipHost: Seven Oaks Golf Club, Hamilton, NYDates: July 24-26, 2018Entries: 147 Sectional qualifying will determine who will advance to the 77t...

Results: 96th NYS Men's Amateur Qualifying

June 30, 2018

Championship: 96th NYS Men's AmateurHost: Irondequoit Country Club, Pittsford, NYDates: August 7-9, 2018Entries: 430  Sectional qualifiing will determine who will advance to the 96th N...

Gaffney Sisters Win Inaugural NYS Women's Four-Ball in Playoff

June 28, 2018

Amanda & Samantha Gaffney of Brookfield Country Club held off Laura Rentz of Olde Kinderhook Golf Club & Emma Vandecar of Edison Club in a two-hole playoff to secure the inaugural New York Sta...

Cleland & Watkins Collaborate for 7th Combined NYS Title at Women's Senior Four-Ball

June 28, 2018

In the Senior Divison of the inaugural NYS Women's Four-Ball Amateur Championships, Teresa Cleland of Bellevue Country Club (2011-13 NYS Women’s Mid-Am Champion; 2009-10 NYS Women’s Senior...

Three Qualify out of Yahnundasis for 71st U.S. Junior

June 23, 2018

NEW HARTFORD -- Alejandro Madariaga of Mexico, Jeremy Sisson of Skaneateles and Ian Rivers of East Syracuse qualified for the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur Championship during sectional qualifying at Yahnu...

Shoemaker, May & Lee Qualify for 70th U.S. Girls' Junior

June 23, 2018

NEW HARTFORD -- In the U.S. Girls' Junior sectional qualifier at Yahnundasis Golf Club, Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, Kaitlyn Lee of Scarsdale, and Lindsay May of Auburn qualified through to...

Sectional Qualifying for U.S. Boys' & Girls' Juniors at Yahnundasis GC

June 22, 2018

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- Sectional qualifying for the 70th U.S. Girls' Junior Amateur Championship and the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur Championship is underway at Yahnundasis Golf Club in New Hartford, N.Y....

Sectional Qualifying: 2018 NYS Boys' & Girls' Junior Amateur Championships

June 22, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) has accepted a total of 147 entries for the 2018 New York State Boys’ & Girls’ Junior Amateur Championships at Seve...

NYSGA Accepts 400+ Entries for 96th NYS Men's Amateur Championship

June 21, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) has accepted a total of 430 entries for the 96th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship at Irondequoit Country Club in Pit...

USA Reclaims Curtis Cup in Record-Breaking Fashion

June 11, 2018

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Curtis Cup is staying on the American soil in which it was played for this week at Quaker Ridge Golf Club. A pair of U.S. Women’s Amateur champions – Sophia Schuber...

Xiao Brings NYSPHSAA Boy's Title Back to LI

June 05, 2018

ITHACA, N.Y. – Adam Xiao of Manhasset, captured the NYSPHSAA Boy’s Golf Championship at RTJGC at Cornell by two strokes and secured a long-awaited return of the title back to Long Isl...

Green Wins NYSPHSAA Girls' Title, Shoemaker Breaks Course Record

June 04, 2018

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Medina High School’s Melanie Green captured the program’s first NYSPHSAA Girl’s Championship on the Yellow Course at Bethpage State Park in Long Island this...

Volunteers Needed for 2018 LECOM Health Challenge

June 03, 2018

The 2018 LECOM Health Challenge volunteer registration is open! The Web.com Tour event heads back to Peek’n Peak Resort’s “Upper Course” July 5-8, 2018 in Clymer, N.Y., and at...

Goldstein Falls in Round of 32 at 4th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball

May 21, 2018

UPDATE (5/21/18) - Darin Goldstein, and his partner Trevor Randolph of N.J., fell during the match play round of 32 at the 4th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship. After finishing stroke play qua...

Hanes Brothers from Buffalo Win 8th NYS Men's Amateur Four-Ball

May 21, 2018

The team of David & Billy Hanes of Crag Burn Golf Club captured the 8th New York State Men’s Amateur Four-Ball title after a second round 66 to finish at 11-under 133, two strokes ahead of t...

Blank & Dugan Capture Their Second NYS Men's Senior Amateur Four-Ball

May 21, 2018

Tom Blank & Mark Dugan won the 7th New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championship by two strokes and finished at 11-under 133 (69-64).  Related: Final Results // ...

Two From Willowcreek GC lead after opening round of NYS Men's Amateur Four-Ball

May 20, 2018

COOPERSTOWN, NY -- Jason Hurley & Ricky Olson of Willowcreek Golf Club lead the field after the opening round of the New York State Men’s Amateur & Senior Amateur Four-Ball Champion...

Preview: 8th New York State Men's Amateur & Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championships

May 19, 2018

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The upcoming 8th annual New York State Men’s Amateur & Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championships returns to the picturesque Leatherstocking Golf Course at the Otesaga Hotel...

Syracuse's Clare Earns Medalist Honors in US Open Local Qualifier

May 18, 2018

VERONA, N.Y. – John Clare of Camillus and Craig Thomas of White Plains advanced to U.S. Open sectional qualifying after posting the two low scores during Thursday’s local qualifier at...

St.Kitts Tourism Authority Becomes Presenting Sponsor of 2018 Amateur Series

May 09, 2018

JAMESVILLE, NY -- The New York State Golf Association is excited to announce a new partnership with the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, the Caribbean’s premier luxury destination for golf travelers...

Three Represent New York at 4th U.S. Women's Four-Ball

April 27, 2018

Updated: Tuesday, May 1st: Back-to-back bogeys on the thirteenth and fourteenth par 4's at El Caballero Country Club invetiably cost the side of  Lindsay May and Lauren Peter during their round o...

NYSGA Partners with Buffalo Based OnCore Golf Technology

April 24, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association is proud to announce a new partnership with OnCore Golf, a designer and manufacturer of innovative golf ball technologies based out of Buff...

NYSGA Announces Collaboration with the Buffalo District Golf Association

April 16, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. - The New York State Golf Association has formed a new relationship with the Buffalo District Golf Association that will integrate the services and efforts of the two associations sta...

NYSGA Partners with Imperial Headwear

April 12, 2018

Imperial Headwear, the #1 headwear brand for Private and Resort golf facilities as reported by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) in their Member Survey the last 3 consecutive years, announce...

Chairman Ridley Announces Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship

April 04, 2018

AUGUSTA, G.A. -- Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, announced today the establishment of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship, which wil...

NYSGA Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Saratoga Spring Water Company

April 03, 2018

The New York State Golf Association is proud to announce a new multi-year partnership with Saratoga Spring Water Company, distributing American-made premium water products out of Saratoga Springs, NY...

Shoemaker & Zhang Headed to DCP Nationals

March 30, 2018

Updated: (April 2nd, 2018) - The two young players from New York certainly represented the Empire State well on the national stage at this year's Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals.  West Edme...

Donald Ross Sportswear Becomes Official NYSGA Partner

March 23, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. –  The New York State Golf Association is proud to announce a new partnership with Donald Ross Sportswear, headquartered in Buffalo, NY, offering classically designed golf...

Golf's Modernized Rules Released

March 12, 2018

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., USA, and ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND  – The USGA and The R&A have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019. The USGA and The R&A finalized...

Announcing the 2018 NYSGA Amateur Series Schedule

February 28, 2018

JAMESVILLE, NY – The New York State Golf Association has announced the 2018 Amateur Series schedule which includes 25 individual stroke play events, a season-ending championship, and three addit...

Golf's New World Handicap System Designed To Welcome More Golfers

February 20, 2018

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. - The USGA and The R&A announce key features of the proposed new World Handicap System (WHS), designed to provide all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability glob...

NYSGA Announces New Junior Partnership with US Sports Camps

February 16, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association announced a new relationship with US Sports Camps, the largest operator of sports camps in the world, as an official junior golf partner of...

NYSGA Welcomes Grajko As New Course Rating Director

February 12, 2018

JAMESVILLE, NY – The New York State Golf Association has appointed longtime educator and administrator, Phil Grajko, as the new Director of Course Rating & Measuring. In taking on this...

Create Your New Player Account With Golf Genius

February 01, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- Beginning this season, the New York State Golf Association will completely utilize a new and improved tournament management system, USGA Tournament Management powered by Golf Geniu...

NYSGA Adds New Women's Championship to 2018 Schedule

January 16, 2018

JAMESVILLE, NY -- The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) is pleased to announce a new team event for women in 2018, the New York State Women's Amateur & Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championship....

NYSGA Introduces New Slate of Officials in 2018

January 14, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- Along with the new year comes a new slate of New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) Officers and Executive Committee members, whose terms became effective on January 1st, 2018 and...

NYSGA Among USGA's 59 New Allied Golf Associations

January 10, 2018

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) is proud to announce a new relationship with the United States Golf Association (USGA) and is among the 59 new partnerships the nat...

1994 NYS Men's Am Champ, Bonacchi, Passes Away at 62

January 02, 2018

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The NYSGA recently lost the 1994 New York State Men’s Amateur Champion, Dave Bonacchi, to a short, yet courageous battle with cancer. The East Rochester native passed aw...