A Trio of New York Pros in U.S. Open Field at Winged Foot

September 16, 2020

Update (9/19) - All three New York pros failed to make the cut at the 120th U.S. Open Championship hosted by Winged Foot Golf Club. Danny Balin (73-77) and Brandon Wu (74-76) finished at 10-over...

USGA Announces Plans for Golf House Pinehurst, Test Center

September 10, 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – In an effort to expand its impact in golf and extend its mission to champion and advance the game, the USGA will establish “Golf House Pinehurst” in North...

NYSGA Adds Turning Stone Resort as Official Sponsor

September 09, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y.– The New York State Golf Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate N.Y. The four-season destination resort, owned by the O...

Scarsdale's Brandon Wu Claims First Professional Win at Korn Ferry Tour Championship

September 01, 2020

NEWBURGH, IN. – A bogey-free, final-round 7-under 65 propelled Scarsdale’s Brandon Wu to win the Korn Ferry Tour Championship at Victoria National. This marked the first pr...

Sample Becomes Youngest Met Open Champ in 105-Year History

August 25, 2020

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. –  Earlier this month, 17-year-old amateur Luke Sample captured the 2020 Met Open Championship and became the youngest winner in the tournament&rsquo...

NYSGA Scholarship Fund Awards Announced for 2020-21

August 20, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association Foundation announced today that seven new students will receive NYSGA Scholarship Fund awards for the 2020-21 academic year.  Th...

Downstate Pros in PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park

August 10, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, C.A. – Four club professionals out of New York State competed in this year’s PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, Ca., the first major championship of...

Four NY Players in U.S. Amateur Field

August 09, 2020

UPDATE (August 12) - None of the Empire State players were able to advance into match play at the U.S. Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. The cut fell at 2-over 145. Christian Cav...

Campbell to Compete in 120th U.S. Women's Amateur

August 02, 2020

UPDATE (August 5) -- Talia Campbell of New York advanced into match play at the U.S. Women's Amateur at Woodmont Country Club. She finished at 4-over 148 after carding twin 74s to earn the 41st seed....

2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot to be Conducted Without Spectators

July 29, 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – In partnership with the state of New York, the USGA announced today that due to ongoing health and safety concerns from the COVID-19 pan...

Buffalo's Dantonio Reaches Semifinals at Women's Western Amateur

July 26, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – East Aurora’s Chelsea Dantonio advanced into the semifinals of match play at the 2020 Women’s Western Amateur at Prestwick Country Club in Frankfort, Il....

NYSGA Updates Regarding COVID-19

July 08, 2020

(Updated on July 8) - The NYSGA has been closely monitoring all information and updates regarding COVID-19 and the impact the situation has on the golf industry. NYS Interim Guidance For Sp...

Tournament Schedule Update During COVID-19

July 08, 2020

(Updated July 8) - The NYSGA has canceled all remaining 2020 NYS Championships including the NYS Men's Amateur, NYS Men's Mid-Amateur, NYS Women's Amateur & Mid-Amateur, NYS Boys' (18U) Junior Ama...

Remaining 2020 NYS Championships Canceled Due to Travel Restrictions

July 08, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y.-- The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) has announced the cancellation of the remaining 2020 NYSGA championship schedule due to current state guidelines restricting travel betwe...

NYSGA Partners with Special Olympics NY to Provide Golf Program Support

July 06, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) and Special Olympics New York today announced a partnership to support the growth of inclusion within the golf industry, and to bri...

NYSGA Partners with Youth on Course to Expand Access for Juniors in New York

July 01, 2020

(PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.) – Youth on Course – the non-profit organization providing young people with access to opportunities through subsidized golf, college scholarships, paid internships a...

USGA Announces Exemption Categories for 2020 U.S. Women's Open

July 01, 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 1, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the exemption categories for the 75th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will b...

17-Year-Old Mittiga Wins WNY Open as Amateur

June 29, 2020

STAFFORD, N.Y. -- For the second consecutive year, an amateur has claimed the Western New York Open title at Stafford Country Club.Related: Final Results John Mittiga of Geneva Country Club, posted a...

USGA Announces Exemption Categories for 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot

June 25, 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the exemption categories for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which will be contested Sept. 17-20 at Winged...

Get to Know the 2020 NYSGA Interns

June 24, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- Each season, the New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) welcomes seasonal interns provided through the United States Golf Association’s (USGA) P.J. Boatwright Jr Internship...

Now Accepting NYSGA Scholarship Applicants for 2020-21

June 18, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- The New York State Golf Association Foundation (501c3) is now accepting scholarship applicants for the 2020-21 academic year. The Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to...

USGA Announces Oak Hill CC will host 2027 U.S. Amateur Championship

June 18, 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that a pair of celebrated U.S. Open venues will host future USGA amateur championships. Oak Hill Country Club, in...

USGA Finalizes Exemption Categories for 2020 U.S. Amateur Championships

June 17, 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – The USGA today announced the exemption categories for the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, set to take place Aug. 3-9 at Woodmont Country Club, in Rockv...

NYSGA Announces Tournament Cancellations Due to COVID-19

June 01, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) announced several major updates to its tournament schedule today, due to the evolving protocols and restrictions in place during the COV...

USGA on Championship Cancellations Amid COVID-19

May 18, 2020

(From USGA on May  18) – The USGA announced several updates to its 2020 championship schedule today, as the organization continues to reconfigure its season du...

Upcoming Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying Canceled, 2020 National Finals Rescheduled

March 27, 2020

AUGUSTA, GA. – On March 13, it was announced that the 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals had been postponed due to the impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19. After thoughtful deliberati...

2020 Buffalo & Syracuse District Golf Schedules Announced

March 11, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y.– Tournament schedules for the Buffalo District Golf Association (BDGA) and Syracuse District Golf Association (SDGA) have been announced for the 2020 season....

Travers in New Dual Role with BDGA and NYSGA

March 06, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) has promoted former intern Jack Travers to take on the role of Manager of Competitions.  This position is dually oversee...

Four-Time NYSGA Champion Gail Purdy Brophy Passes Away

February 26, 2020

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Capital Region amateur golf legend Gail Purdy Brophy passed away on Sunday at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs at the age of 77. She was hospitalized two week...

2020 NYSGA Amateur Series Schedule Released

February 24, 2020

JAMESVILLE, NY – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) announced the 2020 Amateur Series schedule which includes 25+ individual stroke play events conduc...

New Foundation Manager Added to NYSGA Staff

February 18, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y.– The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) has added a new full-time position of Foundation Manager to the staff in 2020. Kara Cushman has been hired by the association to ta...

Your Equipment and the Rules – Clubs and Balls

February 01, 2020

By Jamie Wallace, USGA Rules Department Golf clubs and balls play an integral part in the game of golf. After all, they are the implements directly used by all golfers during a round. A new club or b...

A Letter from NYSGA President Joe Enright

January 23, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. -- As the NYSGA looks towards the year ahead, our new President Joe Enright expressed his thoughts in the following message to association members: Dear NYSGA Members, Entering 2020...

2021 Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying - NYS

January 22, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. - The qualifying schedule for 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt has been released, with 317 local qualifying sites around the country, including 14 in New York State. Related:...

NYSGA Introduces New Slate of Officials for 2020

January 21, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y.– As the New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) enters the new year, the association has a fresh slate of Officers and Executive Committee members whose terms became effective o...

Westchester's Sleepy Hollow CC to Host 2023 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

January 07, 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Sleepy Hollow Country Club, in Scarborough, N.Y., as the host site for the 43rd U.S. Mid-Amateur Championshi...

2020 NYSGA Championship Schedule Released

January 06, 2020

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) is pleased to announce the official New York State amateur championship schedule for the upcoming 2020 golf season. The NYSGA annu...