Monthly E-Newsletters

After feedback over the course of 2018, we will no longer be sending out Newsletters each month. Instead, we will be publishing quarterly E-Magazines and sending you E-Newsletters each week. We will be testing out different dates for these weekly emails, and you will be able to find them all here after they launch!
Your weekly update from the Met Section. Events, News, Updates, and More!

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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Be sure to follow along with the action this week at our Mastercard Long Island and Westchester Match Play Championships at Hunting Crescent Club and Westchester Hills Golf Club. 

PGA Champ Recap:

The Met Section was thrilled to host the 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black and proud to have had 52nd PGA Professional Champion Alex Beach of Westchester Country Club joined in the field by: Danny Balin of Fresh Meadow, Jason Caron of Mill River, Rob Labritz of GlenArbor, and Brian Mackey of Hollow Brook. Each of these professionals represented themselves, their families, their clubs, and the section beautifully.

It was a storybook ending for Rob Labritz, whose performance earned him low PGA professional honors as the perfect ending to a magical week! Congratulations Rob!

Mark Brown Shares Low Club Pro Honors at the 80th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship!

Congratulations to Mark Brown, Head Professional at Tam O'Shanter Golf Club, who shared Low Club Pro Honors with Southern Ohio's Bob Sowards in the 80th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship this past Sunday! With a great week, top notch putting, and final round for the both of them, it was decided that they share the honor of Low Club Professional!

Click HERE for the full article. 

Balin, Beach and Caron Will Represent the United States for the 29th PGA Cup against Great Britain & Ireland

Sept. 27-29, in Austin, Texas

The United States will attempt to win back a trophy that it once claimed unofficial ownership rights as it sends six rookies and four veterans to face Great Britain & Ireland in the 29th PGA Cup. The Met Section is proud to have Danny Balin of Fresh Meadow Country Club, Alex Beach of Westchester Country Club and Jason Caron of Mill River Club representing the Met Section and the United States in Austin, Texas this year!

Click HERE for the full article. 

Lincoln Pro-Am Series Continues at Montauk Downs State Park!

Montauk Downs State Park will play host to the second Lincoln Met PGA Pro-Am of the year on June 3rd. The professional who participates in the most Pro Ams across the 2018-2019 seasons will win a two-year lease on a Lincoln vehicle, just like current winner Bill Bresnan of Colonial Springs. 

Click HERE to register!

Spring Classes

The Met PGA HOPE spring class schedule is below and we are very excited for the beginning of our new season for our three programs that are almost sold out. Graduation for all three programs will be July 9th at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point.

Mosholu GC
Wednesdays:
May 29, June 5, 12, 19, June 26
Time:
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Register Here

West Point GC
Wednesdays: 
May 29, June 5, 12, 19, June 26
Time:
3:00 PM-5 PM

Register Here

Crab Meadow GC
Thursdays:
May 30, June 6, 13, 27
Time:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Register Here

 

PRO-POURRI

"Going For The Green" Seeking Donations

Mike Midgette's non-profit, "Going for the Green", is currently raising money for the organizations start up costs. Click the links below to learn more about the efforts of "Going for the Green" and to make a donation!

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Met PGA 2019 Rules Pamphlets Available 

Interested in Met PGA 2019 Rules Pamphlets for your club or event? Click HERE to secure your own!  They are $1 a piece and will benefit Met PGA Section efforts!

Employment Update

Be sure to check in on the Employment Listing, we update it almost everyday! There are still opportunities for the 2019 Season.

Professionals looking to hire staff AND those looking for employment are encouraged to contact the Met PGA office. You may post a job opening on the web site by contacting staff directly or submitting an online form.

The Employment Listing is updated on a continuous basis. Be sure to keep checking back for the latest employment opportunities around the section.

Employment Listing

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Member Club, Welcome Night, Ticket Access, Merch Shop & More!
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We hope you're as excited as we are to have the PGA Championship, at home here in the Met Section, NEXT WEEK!

Our staff will be spending a majority of next week on site at Bethpage.  We will have limited access to phones and email but will be responsive, especially for urgent matters.  We are planning to have our calls forwarded as well and should remain available throughout the week. Met PGA Office Number: 914-347-2325

Below are reminders/information for the PGA Championship,
See you there!

Visit our PGA Championship Hub for more information!

Visit us in the Member Club

The PGA Member Club will be located on the 1st Hole adjacent to the Wanamaker Club and will offer a first class Member experience with free snacks, discounted food and drinks. The Club will pay homage to the storied history of our section and PGA Professionals. It is heated/air-conditioned and can be your go-to home Championship week!

PGA MEMBER WELCOME NIGHT

Join us on Wednesday, May 15th, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Member Club as we celebrate the opening of the 2019 PGA Championship! The cocktail reception is open to all PGA Members and our Partners & Sponsors, and we look forward to seeing you all there!

Look out for the Birdies & Bogey Boards!

  • $100 per square
  • Square Purchase includes entry for: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Holes #1-9 and #10-18 will be randomly assigned each day.
  • Daily Winners (2) will be the squares for the combination of holes (one front nine, one back nine) that have the most:
             - Birdies or better
             - Bogeys or worse
  • Payouts
    Thursday:   $ 810 / $ 810
    Friday:        $ 810 / $ 810
    Saturday:   $ 810 / $ 810
    Sunday:      $1,620 / $1,620
GET YOUR SQUARES!

PGA Member Ticket Access

PGA Members in good standing and their accompanying immediate family (*including: spouse/partner OR guest (not both), member’s parents, parents-in-law, and children under 21) may obtain complimentary admission on a daily basis. This does not include Members' grandparents, grandchildren, brothers, sisters or spouse of children.

These tickets gain access into the PGA Championship and into the PGA Member Club. Current membership card and photo ID must be presented. PGA Spouse cards are also eligible for complimentary admission tickets.

Junior Ticket Access

Juniors 17 years of age and younger will be admitted into the Championship grounds for FREE when accompanied by a ticketed adult.

Merchandise Shop is now OPEN!

To kick off the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, the PGA of America is pleased to announce that the 60,000 sq. ft. PGA Shops will host a GRAND OPENING for the public this Friday through Sunday! NO TICKET NECESSARY! Please CLICK HERE for a sneak peak of The PGA Shops and event details. FREE PARKING, FREE ADMISSION!

Join us for the PLANT SALE!

 Purchase leftover PGA Championship plants for your home or club & help raise money for the Met PGA Foundation!

May 22nd
10 AM - 3 PM
Bethpage State Parking
Main Parking Lot

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Monday, May 6, 2019

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Thank you to Kate Callahan and Polo Ralph Lauren for all you do for the Met Section! Be sure to check in on some early week action at Burning Tree Country Club for the POLO Golf Met PGA Head Pro Championship and Met PGA Women's Championship!

For more information on Polo products and Met Section discounts, contact Kate at kate.callahan@poloralphlauren.com

Alex Beach of Westchester CC wins the 52nd PGA Professional Championship!

Congratulations to Alex Beach on a phenominal showing at this year's playing of the 52nd PGA Professional Championship at Belfair in Bluffton, SC. Beach lands his spot in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black along with fellow Met Section Professionals Danny Balin of Fresh Meadow CC, Jason Caron of Mill River Club, Rob Labritz of GlenArbor GC and Brian Mackey of Hollow Brook GC. The Met Section could not be more proud of you all!

Click HERE for the full article. 

Met PGA members who have completed the PGA.coach certification will get free lunch in the PGA Member Club at Bethpage!

Click HERE and start your journey on PGA.coach!

Lincoln Pro-Am Series Begins at Trump National Golf Club!

The Lincoln Met PGA Pro-Am Series is kicking off with its first event on May 21st at Trump National Golf Club Westchester. The professional who participates in the most Pro Ams across the 2018-2019 seasons will win a two-year lease on a Lincoln vehicle, just like current winner Bill Bresnan of Colonial Springs. 

Click HERE to register!

PGA Championship Volunteers Still Needed!

There are still shifts available to volunteer at the PGA Championship. The 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black is an exciting opportunity for the Met PGA and a chance for you to give back to your Section!

Volunteer here!

PGA Jr. League Day at the PGA Championship

Every PGA Jr. League player in the Metropolitan Section is invited to attend the PGA Championship on Tuesday, May 14, with their fellow teammates, Captains, Coaches and families. Please see the link below for more information and to register!

PGA Jr. League Day

Met PGA 2019 Rules Pamphlets

Interested in Met PGA 2019 Rules Pamphlets for your club or event? Click HERE to secure your own!  They are $1 a piece and will benefit Met PGA Section efforts!

National Go Like a Pro Lesson Zone - Volunteer Opportunity 

National Car Rental will be creating an on-site lesson opportunity at the PGA Championship for any fan in attendance looking to improve their game. 8 professionals are needed for two seperate four hour shifts per day, Monday-Sunday. 

  • PGA Professionals to receive:
    • $200 cash per 4 hour shift
    • Complimentary access to the Championship
    • Parking pass
    • NCR / PGA Championship branded polo and pullover

If interested and for more information, contact Jeff Voorheis at jvoorheis@pgahq.com

Spring Classes

The Met PGA HOPE spring class schedule is below and we are very excited for the beginning of our new season for our three programs that are almost sold out. Graduation for all three programs will be July 9th at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point.

Mosholu GC
Wednesdays:
May 29, June 5, 12, 19, June 26
Time:
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Register Here

West Point GC
Wednesdays: 
May 29, June 5, 12, 19, June 26
Time:
3:00 PM-5 PM

Register Here

Crab Meadow GC
Thursdays:
May 23, May 30, June 6, 13, 27
Time:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Register Here

 

PRO-POURRI

PGA Championship Opportunity

PRG is seeking individuals to work in the Merchandise Tent at the 2019 PGA Championship, May 11th - 20th, $15/hour, with access to watch the Championship. If interested contact Brad Cady, brad@prgamericas.com -or- (916)899-5025 ext. 38.

PGA OF AMERICA NEWS & UPDATES

Employment Update

Be sure to check in on the Employment Listing, we update it almost everyday! There are still opportunities for the 2019 Season.

Professionals looking to hire staff AND those looking for employment are encouraged to contact the Met PGA office. You may post a job opening on the web site by contacting staff directly or submitting an online form.

The Employment Listing is updated on a continuous basis. Be sure to keep checking back for the latest employment opportunities around the section.

Employment Listing

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