Registration Now Open for MAGA Championships and Amateur Series

Registration is now open for all MAGA Championships and the Amateur Series presented by Imperial Headwear.  USGA championship registration will open next week for the three (3) Open Championships. Follow the links below to the web pages for each. 2017 MAGA CHAMPIONSHIPS AND USGA
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Metropolitan Open Moves to New Date for 2017

12th Metropolitan Open Championship The Country Club of St. Albans (Lewis & Clark Course) June 14-16, 2017  METROPOLITAN OPEN MOVES TO NEW DATE IN 2017 The 2016 Open was arguably the most successful Metropolitan Open to date.  It has the largest field ever with the most
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Introduction Video of Jayne Watson at the USGA Annual Meeting

The following video was shown on Saturday, February 4 at the USGA Annual Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. to introduce Jayne Watson as the 2017 Joe Dey Award winner. Many thanks to Curt Rohe, Tom O’Toole, Jr., Nancy Sebastian, Ellen Port, Lynnette Chrenka,
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MAGA Member Clubs to Host Qualifying for 11 USGA Championships in 2017

Each year the United States Golf Association conducts thirteen (13) national championships, the three (3) Opens and ten (10) amateur championships.  The USGA relies on State and Regional Golf Associations and its Committee people to conduct qualifying for each of those
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2017 Amateur Series Partner Will Again Be Imperial Headwear

The 2017 Metropolitan Amateur Series will be presented by Imperial Headwear again in 2017.  The Amateur Series was developed in 2010 to give golfers of all ages and abilities the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.  Golfers choose from divisions based on age and
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Maggie Smith to Join MAGA Staff in 2017

The Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association is excited to announce the addition of Maggie Smith to the staff as the new Director, Operations.  Maggie will be starting in this new role in February. Smith is from the St. Louis area, she went to Fort Zumwalt West High School and then
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2017 PJ Boatwright Internship Opportunities

MAGA is excited to have the opportunity to offer two (2) USGA PJ Boatwright Internship in 2017.  In 1991, the USGA established the P.J. Boatwright Jr. Internship Program. This program is designed to give experience to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in golf
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New Local Rule Takes Effect January 1

The USGA and The R&A today announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. The Local Rule will be available for any committee in charge of a competition to use starting Jan. 1, 2017. It will be
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Jayne Watson’s Service to the Game Earns Her Joe Dey Award

Honoring her more than three decades of service as a volunteer, Jayne Watson, of Town and Country, Mo., will be the recipient of the 2017 Joe Dey Award. The USGA has presented the Joe Dey Award annually since 1996 in recognition of an individual’s meritorious service to the game
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Bellerive CC Claims 6th Metropolitan Cup Title

It is undeniable the heavyweight champ of the Metropolitan Cup Championship is Bellerive Country Club.  They claimed their 6th overall title today with a 3.5-2.5 victory over Greenbriar Hills Country Club. Bellerive CC won the very first Metropolitan Cup in 1994 and then ran off
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