2018

July 27, 2018

VIEW OFFICIAL NJSGA OPEN VIDEO Marc Issler of Toms River Golf Center stared down an eight-foot birdie putt on the treacherous 18th green at the par-70, 6,520-yard Montclair...

July 26, 2018

By amateur Thomas La Morte’s own admission, it wasn’t his finest round, but it was still good enough to keep him atop the leaderboard at the New Jersey State Golf...

July 25, 2018

LEADERBOARD       PHOTO GALLERY When Tyler Hall of the Upper Montclair Golf Club was bitten by the golf bug at age 15, there was a place he could go and work...

July 24, 2018

Former NJSGA Amateur champion Thomas La Morte of Haworth Golf Club and two-time Open champion Tyler Hall of Upper Montclair Country Club fired rounds of 4-under-par 66 to share...

July 22, 2018

The New Jersey State Golf Association was represented by a group of volunteer rules officials who played important roles at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, which...

July 20, 2018

The 101st PGA Championship is coming to Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. next May, and the NJSGA is pleased to offer its members access to the most in-demand tickets for the...

July 19, 2018

Mike and Lucas Artigliere of Mount Tabor Country Club shot a round of even-par 72 to win the 96th NJSGA Father and Son Championship on Wednesday, July 18, at...

July 19, 2018

NJSGA members can now have access to more than 200 private clubs throughout the nation when they join ClubCorp Travel, a special membership program designed for golfers on the go...

July 18, 2018

VIDEO 117TH NJSGA AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP  Dylan Stein of Stanton Ridge Golf and Country Club needed four extra holes to hold off Jack Wall of Manasquan River Golf Club and...

July 18, 2018

The NJSGA Senior Interclub matches have become one of the Association’s most popular events in just four years. Participants are asked sign up by August 3 to ensure they and...

July 17, 2018

 Adam Bracy of Harbor Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township was the only golfer under par and claimed medalist honors in qualifying for the 14th NJSGA Public...

July 16, 2018

The first round of stroke-play for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship was not without controversy and excitement. The controversy involved one of the two New Jersey residents...

July 13, 2018

When the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship commences on Monday (July 16) at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, the event will include at least two golfers from New Jersey in the...

July 13, 2018

Next week, the New Jersey State Golf Association’s 98th Open Championship, presented by The Lincoln Motor Company, comes to venerable Montclair Golf Club, which is...

July 12, 2018

Dylan Stein of Stanton Ridge Golf and Country Club needed four extra holes to hold off Jack Wall of Manasquan River Golf Club and win the New Jersey State Golf Association 117th...

July 11, 2018

For golfers who love going back to nature, Old York Country Club at Chesterfield is a perfect place to mix scenery with skill. With no houses on the course, a sense of privacy and...

July 11, 2018

Roland Massimino of The Ridge at Back Brook and Mike Graboyes of Watchung Valley Golf Club each shot one-over-par 72 for a two-round total of even-par 142 to share...

July 10, 2018

Five golfers shared the lead after the first round of the 72-hole New Jersey State Golf Association 117th Amateur Championship, presented by Provident Bank, at the par-71,...

July 2, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY        LEADERBOARD Brynn Walker of St. David’s, Pa., a rising junior at the University of North Carolina, has an affinity for New Jersey...

June 28, 2018

JUNIOR GIRLS LEADERBOARD     W.Y. DEAR BOYS LEADERBOARD Megha Ganne of Colts Neck Golf Club put together back-to-back rounds of 67-67 for a 36-hole total of...

June 27, 2018

Less than 60 days remain before the best players in the world tee off at THE NORTHERN TRUST, the kick-off event to the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs, and tournament officials...

June 27, 2018

When the 117th New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship, presented by Provident Bank, arrives at renovated Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield, it will be played on...

June 27, 2018

LEADERBOARD Lowell Miller, an assistant professional in his second season at Rockaway River Country Club in Denville, collected seven birdies on his way a to 4-under-par 68,...

June 26, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY The New Jersey State Golf Association’s Caddie Scholarship Foundation celebrated its 71st year when it hosted its annual Caddie Scholars Reception on June 26...

June 25, 2018

LEADERBOARD Doug Walters of NJSGA E-Club fired a 3-under-par 69 to claim medalist honors at the qualifying round for the 98thNJSGA Open Championship on Monday, June 25, at the...

June 21, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY           LEADERBOARD Three golfers from New Jersey and a 12-year-old from Pennsylvania earned berths in the upcoming U.S....

June 19, 2018

Zack Taylor of Manasquan River Golf Club shot a 3-under-par 68 to earn medalist honors at the first NJSGA Open Qualifier of the season on Tuesday, June 19 at Laurel Creek Country...

June 15, 2018

EDITOR'S NOTE: Dennis Walters, a native of Neptune, N.J., was co-runner-up in the 1972 NJSGA Open at Shackamaxon G. & C.C. INSPIRING VIDEO ON DENNIS WALTERS; NICKLAUS, PLAYER...

June 15, 2018

By Kevin Purcell, NJSGA Executive Director “Now on the Tee…” Spending some time on the 10thtee during the practice round of the national championship one...

June 15, 2018

On June 14, the NJSGA organized a PLAY9 Day and U.S. Open Championship watch party at the nine-hole Skyway Golf Course at Lincoln Park West in Jersey City. Some 20 NJSGA members...

June 14, 2018

By George Willis, New York Post Ruby Simmons would like to move from her New Jersey home to Arizona, where the weather is warmer and she can see her grandchildren more often. At...

June 13, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY  Baltusrol Golf Club and Echo Lake Country Club were honored as the top donating clubs in respective categories as the New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie...

June 12, 2018

Those who register for back-to-back Member Golf Days on August 6 at Black Oak Golf Club in Long Valley and August 7 at Stanton Ridge Golf & Country Club in Whitehouse Station...

June 12, 2018

By Rick Woelfel Annie Park has spent much of her brief LPGA career laboring in anonymity. But that has changed. Park powered her way through a deep pack of contenders to win the...

June 12, 2018

LEADERBOARD    PHOTO GALLERY It was a special day for the Watchung Valley Golf Club in Watchung when qualifying for the 117th NJSGA Amateur Championship was conducted...

June 11, 2018

Check out aerial views of The Links at Mendham Golf & Tennis Club, Courtesy of Loft Drone Services

June 8, 2018

In four trips to the finals of the NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championship, Trevor Randolph is undefeated. On Thursday, June 7, Randolph claimed an unprecedented fourth title, defeating...

June 7, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY   MATCH-PLAY BRACKET Three-time champion Trevor Randolph of Arcola put himself in position to win an unprecedented fourth title when he advanced to the...

June 6, 2018

John Meyers of Moggy Brook, Tyler Duke of Rumson and Thomas Guy of Eligo Club all shot even-par 72 to share medalist honors in the Stroke-Play qualifying round of the NJSGA...

June 5, 2018

New Jersey representatives came close in the 2018 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Round – Ryan Davis of Berkeley Heights missing a playoff for the final qualifying spot by...

June 1, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY A sold-out field of 112 golfers was treated to perfect weather and excellent amenities for the NJSGA Member Golf Day on May 30 at Roxiticus Golf Club in...

May 24, 2018

The NJSGA Youth Foundation recently announced a three-year partnership with the ARC of Essex County and the ARC of Union County. Founded in the 1950s by parents of affected...

May 22, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY Jack Wall’s four-under-par 68 led Christian Brothers Academy to its second consecutive New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Tournament of...

May 22, 2018

LEADERBOARD                     PHOTO GALLERY   The father and daughter team of Dewey and Haley Bookholdt of Old...

May 18, 2018

EDITOR'S NOTE: Alice Chen has won six NJSGA Championships: two Women's Amateurs, two Public Llnks and two Junior Championships. She was part of the NJSGA-sponsored team that won...

May 17, 2018

Greenacres Country Club, offering Princeton-area residents the finest amenities, dining and service since 1938, announces its reinvention as Cobblestone Creek Country Club in...

May 14, 2018

Captain Brian Celiberti and newcomer Xavier Dailly combined for a three-under par 69 as Arcola successfully defended its Hoffman Cup championship in the finals on Saturday, May...

May 11, 2018

Brendan Hansen and Randall Lazzaro, both juniors at Christian Brothers Academy, became what is believed to be the youngest twosome to ever win the New Jersey State Golf...

May 11, 2018

The First Tee has launched a new National School Program for elementary students at Linden Public Schools.  The First Tee of Metropolitan New York, in partnership with...

May 11, 2018

Bayonne’s Darin Goldstein became the first two-time champion of the Eagle Oaks Invitational when he successfully defended his crown with an even-par 69-73-142 on Tuesday,...

May 11, 2018

 The seventh annual R.A. Schiavone Memorial Cup will take place Sept. 25-26 at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe.  The two-day pro-senior stroke play tournament, which is...

May 10, 2018

Back in 2005, Tom Gramigna edged Jamie Slonis for the NJSGA Mid-Amateur championship. Now, the duo often combine to compete in various four-ball competitions. They have yet to win...

May 9, 2018

For Edmund Broderick’s 16th birthday, he will be playing as the No. 1 seed in the 86th NJSGA Four-Ball Championship alongside family friend Stephen Ellis in the match-play...

May 9, 2018

Female golfers may take advantage of Women’s Golf Day Get-Away! The event takes place June 4-6 at Ballyowen Golf Club @ Crystal Springs Resort. Nestled within New Jersey's...

May 7, 2018

Jack Wall, a 17-year-old high school junior from Manasquan River Golf Club and the defending NJSGA Junior champion, birdied four of his first nine holes and came through with a...

May 3, 2018

When 156 qualifiers descend on Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship the week of July 23-29, they will hope to replicate something that Tiger...

May 2, 2018

Grace Na of Alameda, Calif., a fourth-year player on the Symetra Tour, shot four-over-par 72-76-148 to earn medalist honors at the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open Championship...

May 2, 2018

VIDEO: NJSGA HALL OF FAME INDUCTION HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO: A LOOK AT NJSGA HALL OF FAME INAUGURAL CLASS  In front of an overflow crowd of 250, the New Jersey State Golf...

April 30, 2018

Kevin Purcell, NJSGA executive director, was a recent guest on the radio show “Springdale Golf Live,”  hosted by Springdale Golf Club head professional Keith...

April 26, 2018

An important collection of historic golf material, including rare books, periodicals, travelogues, diaries, political and legal documents dating to the 1500s, has found a new home...

April 26, 2018

Bernie Samons, former Chairman of the NJSGA Course Rating Committee and member of the NJSGA Board of Trustees, has passed away. In 2015, Samons was honored with the NJSGA’s...

April 26, 2018

Kyle Kepler carded a 74 to take medalist honors and lead County College of Morris to first place in the Garden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Monday, April 23, at...

April 24, 2018

For golf enthusiasts, a Legendary Links Golf Raffle ticket could become the chance of a lifetime! Buy a raffle ticket and be entered to win a legendary golf outing at one of...

April 13, 2018

There was little movement from most of the New Jersey entries on the Golfweek list of top 100 courses in America for 2018. Released in the April print issue of Golfweek, the lists...

April 13, 2018

ROBERT HOUSEN (1938- ) Bob Housen, the winner of six New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championships, is known as one of the finest amateurs in the history of the...

April 13, 2018

The Caliendo Shore Winter Golf Tour concluded its 57th season on Thursday, April 12, at Stanton Ridge Golf & Country Club in Whitehouse Station. The 57th was one of the...

April 13, 2018

By Tim Morales, Cornell Daily Sun A hot start for Cornell in the 12-team Princeton Invitational fizzled on day two, but senior Mike Graboyes shined individually for the Red at...

April 10, 2018

LPGA legend Jan Stephenson will be at Forsgate Country Club on Saturday, May 19 to participate in a day that includes two special events, a golf clinic, tournament and a dinner...

April 9, 2018

Inspirational Golfer to Receive Association’s Highest Honor as a Champion for the Game 

April 6, 2018

James Hankowski of Condon   O’Meara McGinty & Donnelly, Matthew Pringle of the USGA, Patrick Winemiller of Constellation Energy and David Dusek of Golfweek...

April 6, 2018

By Kevin Prise, PGATOUR.COM Ryan McCormick logged an estimated 240,000 air miles last year, making his home in New Jersey but competing on the Asian Tour. The...

April 4, 2018

NJM, the leading workers’ compensation insurer in New Jersey for more than 70 years, currently provides coverage to more than 50 NJSGA member golf clubs throughout the...

April 2, 2018

By Rich Skyzinski, Golfweek AUGUSTA, Ga. — The third time wasn’t a charm for Megha Ganne. Of the 80 entrants in the finals of the 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt...

March 29, 2018

The active score posting season for golfers keeping a GHIN Handicap as an NJSGA member begins April 1 and continues until November 14, 2018, for all rounds played in the State of...

March 29, 2018

The NJSGA recently announced the formation of the NJSGA Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony is planned for May 1 at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Over the past two...

March 28, 2018

By Sean Fawcett In recent years, there has been an awful lot learned, and said, about autism, or ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). A complex neurobiological and developmental...

March 28, 2018

Cole Ekert, a 15-year-old freshman at Chatham High School, and sisters Syney Lapper 15, and Whitney Lapper, 12, of Gill. St. Bernard's School, are  giving back to the Goryeb...

March 28, 2018

Harkers Hollow Golf and Country Club in Phillipsburg has a new ownership group that promises to restore the club to its former glory. Harkers Hollow, designed by noted architect...

March 26, 2018

The 2018 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals will be held at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, April 1, with coverage beginning at 8 A.M. EDT on Golf Channel...

March 26, 2018

The New Jersey State Golf Association is offering three one-day Caddie Camps in 2018 for interested high school and college students. These two-hour training clinics are open to...

March 26, 2018

Newly added Member Golf Days at Essex Fells, North Jersey and Cobblestone Creek (formerly Greenacres) round out the 13-event NJSGA MGD schedule for 2018. Registration began at 9...

March 22, 2018

We all need answers to do our jobs. Some of the questions might be: What is the state of golf In New Jersey? What effect is the economy having on my club or course? How can we...

March 15, 2018

REGISTER FOR 49TH WOMEN'S SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP http://www.ghintpp.com/njsga/TPPOnlineGolfer/EventLanding.aspx?ID=614 REGISTER FOR 15TH WOMEN'S PUBLIC LINKS...

March 12, 2018

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 golf’s new Rules this month after an...

March 12, 2018

The NJSGA recently announced the formation of the NJSGA Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony is planned for May 1 at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Over the next month,...

March 6, 2018

The New Jersey State Golf Association has been in a successful collaboration with the South Jersey Golf Association for the past four years. The goal remains the same - to...

February 28, 2018

The NJSGA recently announced the formation of the NJSGA Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony is planned for May 1 at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Over the next two...

February 28, 2018

Once again, the NJSGA will play a role in helping to administer USGA championships. In 2018, the NJSGA will conduct six USGA sectional qualifiers: Women’s Open, Wednesday,...

February 20, 2018

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Feb. 20, 2018) -  The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new...

February 15, 2018

In each E-Revision, the NJSGA spotlights three members of the inaugural class of the NJSGA Hall of Fame, which will be inducted on May 1. February, Black History Month, is the...

February 15, 2018

CLICK TO REGISTER Registration is open for those who wish to participate in the 86th Men’s Four-Ball Championship, May 8-10, at Rumson Country Club; the 62nd Mixed...

February 14, 2018

The 93rd NJSGA Women’s Amateur and 5th Women’s Mid-Amateur Championships will be contested concurrently this summer at venerable Essex County Country Club. The West...

February 12, 2018

Frank Esposito Jr.,a teaching professional at Forsgate, recently won the 2018 PGA Winter Stroke-Play Championship on the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie,...

February 9, 2018

The NJSGA is pleased to announce that Bill King, a New Jersey PGA Hall of Famer and a former NJSGA Caddie Scholar, has been named Director of the Caddie Scholarship...

February 8, 2018

Registration is open for those who wish to participate in the 86th Men’s Four-Ball Championship, May 8-10, at Rumson C.C.; the 62nd Mixed Pinehurst Championship, May 22, at...

January 31, 2018

The NJSGA recently announced the formation of the NJSGA Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony is planned for May 1 at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Over the next three...

January 31, 2018

When the 117th New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship comes to renovated Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield for the first time in 51 years, it will be played on a...

January 31, 2018

Three prominent South Jersey golf clubs, Sand Barrens Golf Club, Linwood Country Club and Wildwood Golf and Country Club have come under new ownership for 2018. First to change...

January 30, 2018

Most of the 2018 NJSGA Member Golf Day schedule has been arranged and includes two new outstanding venues: Stanton Ridge Golf and Country Club in Whitehouse Station and Hollywood...

January 30, 2018

The NJSGA Ultimate Team Event includes a novel twist in 2018, the fourth year of the event. Besides the fact that it will take place on Monday, Aug. 20, at prestigious Hamilton...

January 17, 2018

The New Jersey State Golf Association’s Men’s Four-Ball Championship will lead off the 2018 Championship Schedule. The 86th NJSGA Four-Ball Championship is set for...

January 15, 2018

The New Jersey State Golf Association, with 118 years of golf history behind it, is proud to announce the formation of the NJSGA Hall of Fame. On Tuesday, May 1, the New Jersey...

January 12, 2018

The New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Foundation received checks totaling $18,000 from Chubb, thanks to the play of the Links Insurance Services team and a...

January 12, 2018

Tonight's the night. The New Jersey State Golf Association, with 118 years of golf history behind it, will induct the inaugural class of its NJSGA Hall of Fame, tonight, May...

January 10, 2018

Doug Graham of Farmstead has done a lot of things in his life, but he never before shot better than his age. It finally happened on August 1 when the 80-year-old carded a...

January 10, 2018

The New Jersey State Golf Association is pleased to announce that it is among 59 regional golf associations that have entered into a new relationship with the United States Golf...

January 8, 2018

  The repositioning of the annual NJSGA Boys Championship away from the William Y. Dear Junior Championship will enable young men, ages 14 and under, to participate in both...

2017

December 21, 2017

 The golf course at Great Gorge in Vernon, once the showpiece of the Playboy Club resort, is alive and well after a two-year closure that threatened to rewrite the mountain...

December 20, 2017

On Dec. 4, PGA Tour regular Morgan Hoffmann, the New Jersey native, announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with the life-changing and incurable disease muscular...

December 19, 2017

Winter sports enthusiasts are at an increased risk for overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet radiation. The combination of higher altitude and UV rays reflected on the snow puts...

December 18, 2017

NJSGA members can enjoy exclusive holiday ticket packages that are now available for the 2018 BMW Championship, to be held Sept. 4-9, at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa....

December 15, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association annually provides grants to a number of local youth-related organizations. These organizations, both golf and non-golf related, are...

December 15, 2017

The NJSGA has identified its top golfers of the year for 2017.No, they aren’t necessarily the best golfers in the state, but they are, indeed the male and female golfers who...

December 11, 2017

A working group led by the USGA and The R&A has unanimously agreed to adopt a new set of protocols for video review when applying the Rules of Golf. The group, consisting of...

December 8, 2017

Donovan Cahill, a second-year recipient of a New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, will be taking part in his second...

December 6, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) on Dec. 6 announced a multi-year corporate partnership with Provident Bank. Provident Bank, which has a more than 175-year history...

December 6, 2017

The PGA Tour Superstore wants to help children prepare for the Drive, Chip & Putt each spring in Augusta, Ga. Through a partnership with the PGA of America, the United States...

December 1, 2017

Thomas (Tom) Berberian of Forest Hill, a former NJSGA President and longtime chairman of the Tournament Committee, passed away on Nov. 22 at age 92. Tom was an avid rules of golf...

November 22, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association has lowered the minimum age requirement for eligibility in its annual Mid-Amateur Championship from 30 to 25, beginning with the 2018...

November 17, 2017

Navesink’s Bill Charpek, co-winner of the 2017 NJSGA Senior Player of the Year Award, won his first Society of Seniors tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the SOS Founders...

November 17, 2017

The Union County Freeholder Board recently held a groundbreaking in Scotch Plains for the new $8.9 million clubhouse at Ash Brook Golf Course. The new clubhouse is expected to...

November 15, 2017

Can you imagine being a member at more than 200 golf clubs across the country?  Now you can with a special offer for NJSGA Members from ClubCorp, one of the world’s...

November 14, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association has revamped its championship schedule for 2018 including later dates for both the State Amateur and State Open, among other...

November 14, 2017

LPGA Tour professional Marina Alex, a native of Wayne, N.J., has been named to the LPGA Board of Directors. Alex was elected by her peers to serve as one of six player directors....

November 14, 2017

PHOTO GALLERY The New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association/New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association annual golf coaches’ clinic returned for the second straight...

November 13, 2017

Jean Cole Gascoigne of Rockaway River, a long-time board member of the New Jersey State Golf Association, passed away on Nov. 8 at age 87. Mrs. Gascoigne, who lived in Boonton,...

November 7, 2017

Newly installed President William E. Frese of Montclair Golf Club is the third consecutive graduate of St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark to assume the leadership...

November 3, 2017

The date was Nov. 2, but the day felt like early summer with temperatures above 70 degrees as the 57th season of the John Caliendo Shore Winter Golf League kicked off at Galloping...

October 27, 2017

Bob Ross, the head golf professional at historic Baltusrol Golf Club (1976-96) and later director of golf at Hawk Pointe Golf Club, is the 2017 recipient of the NJPGA/NJSGA New...

October 26, 2017

Brian Gaffney, NJSGA Open champion in 2010 and two-time NJPGA player of the Year, is coming home to New Jersey as PGA Golf Professional at Essex Fells Country Club following a...

October 26, 2017

PHOTO GALLERY     LEADERBOARD The team of Bill Boyle and Bob Lerner combined for a two-under-par 70 to help Metedeconk National Golf Club win the coveted Adrian...

October 20, 2017

NJSGA Member Golf Days can mean many things to many people, but none so much as Judy Winter of Galloping Hill Golf Club, who has a poignant story to tell. Judy used the thought...

October 17, 2017

A pair of high school juniors showed the way at the 2017 NJSGA Tournament of Club Champions. Brendan Hansen of Spring Lake, a junior at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft who...

October 13, 2017

NJSGA Senior Amateur champion Bill Charpek of Navesink fired the top individual score of even-par 70, followed by a 71 by Todd Wood of Fairmount as the NJSGA team finished tied...

October 13, 2017

Handicap posting of scores for NJSGA members playing at New Jersey golf courses has been extended by two weeks for the first time, until Nov. 14.

October 6, 2017

With beautiful Spring Brook Country Club as the backdrop, the New Jersey State Golf Association conducted its 118thAnnual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 5. Highlights of the...

October 4, 2017

Nick Desai of Baltusrol knew he faced an uphill battle if he wanted to capture his second NJSGA Pre-Senior Championship. Trailing playing partner Niall Handley by three shots...

October 3, 2017

It was a long summer for Niall Handley of Essex Fells, who went three months without playing competitive golf. “I hurt a muscle in my lower back in June, two weeks before...

October 2, 2017

When you arrive at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz., you know you’re in for a real test. Jack Nicklaus designed these courses framed by the Sonoran Desert and he left...

October 2, 2017

BOB ROSS RECEIVES NJPGA/NJSGA DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD FOR 2017   Bob Ross, the head golf professional at historic Baltusrol Golf Club (1976-96) and director of golf at...

September 29, 2017

The annual NJPGA/NJSGA  Celebration of Golf takes place Thursday, Oct. 26, at Glen Ridge Country Club. The Celebration of Golf, hosted by the New Jersey PGA and New Jersey...

September 28, 2017

Dave Weiniger recorded an eagle on the par-5 eighth hole, knocking home a sand wedge from 88 yards, to propel the team of Weiniger and Paul Manore of Neshanic Valley to a...

September 27, 2017

Adrienne MacLean of Somerset Hills capped a hectic summer with her first NJSGA victory, winning the 48th NJSGA Women’s Senior Amateur after shooting 79-76-155 on Wednesday,...

September 26, 2017

Fran Gacos of Copper Hill knows what it takes to win the NJSGA Women’s Senior Amateur, having already done it five times. On Tuesday, Gacos nearly sabotaged her chances for...

September 20, 2017

After winning his second National Amputee Golf Association championship two weeks ago, Kenny Bontz of Jumping Brook says his new going is reaching the PGA’s Champions...

September 20, 2017

2017 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur semifinalist and NJSGA Mid-Amateur champion Tara Fleming of New Jersey National, Women’s Amateur champion Kelly Sim of Alpine and...

September 14, 2017

John Rochford, a former chairman of the New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Foundation and CSF representative at Echo Lake Country Club since 1987, is the 2018...

September 14, 2017

St. Kitts & Nevis, NJSGA Official Sponsor and Travel Partner, was largely spared by Hurricane Irma. Air and seaports are open and all resorts and tourism activities,...

September 14, 2017

Alex Beach, an assistant professional at Baltusrol, is back in the winner’s circle. The Minnesota native successfully defended his New Jersey PGA Section Championship on...

September 13, 2017

LEADERBOARD NJSGA Mid-Amateur champion Tara Fleming of Jersey City and New jersey National already found fame in USGA circles when she captained the New Jersey team to the 2013...

September 11, 2017

The New Jersey PGA and Special Awards Committee are pleased to announce the winners of this year's Special Awards. These awards are distributed by the Section each year, and...

September 8, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association annually provides grants to a number of local youth-related organizations. These organizations, both golf and non-golf related, are...

September 5, 2017

New Yorker Ina Kim of Deepdale C.C. fired a one-over-par 72 to earn medalist honors by three strokes over Tara Joy-Connelly of North Palm Beach, Fla., at Sectional Qualifying for...

August 30, 2017

New Jersey golfing couples have a can’t-miss destination at their fingertips this winter. St. Kitts & Nevis Couples Golf Classic takes place Nov. 7-11. The event is a...

August 30, 2017

William Huang, a 15-year-old native of Princeton and Canadian Marc-Olivier Annotte set the pace in winning the medal at qualifying for the third USGA amateur Four-Ball...

August 28, 2017

The relationship between the New Jersey State Golf Association and the St. Kitts Tourism Authority reached a new level  when the SKTA sponsored the Third NJSGA Ultimate Team...

August 21, 2017

Caitlin Marcus of Tenafly, a caddie at Knickerbocker Country Club, has just a handful of days before she begins the next big chapter in her life – that of an Evans Scholar...

August 18, 2017

Captain Bill Charpek of Navesink, John Felitto of Echo Lake, Ryan Davis of New Jersey National and Jake Mayer of Plainfield each swept their foursome and individual matches to...

August 17, 2017

Back in 2011, Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield hosted the first NJSGA Member Golf Day. On Thursday, Aug. 17, Member Golf Day returned to Forest Hill with a full field of 96...

August 16, 2017

Three local familities competed in  its 10th annual World Invitational Father & Daughter Tournament, July 24-26, sponosred by Carr Golf, on County Kerry’s acclaimed...

August 15, 2017

Tara Fleming of New Jersey National, a resident of Jersey City, continued her fine play this month and on Tuesday (August 15) claimed medalist honors at the Sectional Qualifying...

August 14, 2017

State Open champion Luke Graboyes of Watchung Valley and State Amateur champion Dawson Jones of Jumping Brook headline a group of 12 individuals who will comprise the team...

August 14, 2017

With Rich Forlenza firing a one-over-par 73 on his own ball, the team from North Jersey Country Club won the NJSGA Best-Ball-of-Four Championship for the third time in six years...

August 9, 2017

It didn’t take long for Will Voetsch and Thomas Urciuoli to realize they comprised the kind of team that could go all the way in four-ball competition. “We shot...

August 8, 2017

John Browndorf and Jack Skirkanich have been golfing buddies for nearly 20 years. On Tuesday, they reached the semifinals of NJSGA Four-Ball Championship for the first time, after...

August 4, 2017

An eagle chip-in from 60 feet helped propel 17-year-old Kelly Sim of Alpine, the medalist in the event, to the championship of the 92nd New Jersey State Golf Association...

August 3, 2017

Bill Charpek, 60, of Holmdel, won NJSGA 59th  Senior Amateur Championship with a score of one-over-par 71-72-143, six shots better than a quartet of runners-up at the...

August 3, 2017

Noelle Maertz of Hyatt Hills is back in familiar territory. For the fourth time in five years, Maertz, a graduate of Wagner College, is in the semifinals of the New Jersey State...

August 2, 2017

Kelly Sim of Alpine assessed what she needed to do to improve upon the tournament-leading score of  one-under-par 71 she shot on Tuesday. “I wanted to get the ball...

August 2, 2017

Reigning champion Bill Henry performed some course magic today as he reclaimed his title at the 7th Super-Senior Amateur Championship.  Henry shot a 72 yesterday and 78...

August 1, 2017

Bill Henry, of Forsgate Country Club, leads the 7th Super-Senior Championship (ages 65+) after Round One with a score of 72, just one over par. Henry, the defending champion, has...

August 1, 2017

Kelly Sim of Alpine, a 17-year-old rising senior at Holy Angels Academy in Westwood,  fired a one-under-par 71 to hold a two-shot lead over 20-year-old Allison Herring of TPC...

August 1, 2017

Joseph Roeder, of Little Mill Country Club, took the lead in today’s 59th Senior Amateur Championship during his first time ever at Glen Ridge Country Club.  Roeder...

July 31, 2017

At age 21, Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley is one of the most decorated female golfer in the history of the NJSGA. The Princeton resident is a part of two national championships,...

July 28, 2017

Ami Gianchandani of Montclair Golf Club, who won the 2015 NJSGA Junior Girls championship in 2015, advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship on...

July 26, 2017

Jack Wall of Manasquan River, runner-up last year, found a little something extra over the final two holes in a classic match as he defeated 2015 champion Jake Mayer of...

July 25, 2017

By Greg Mattura, Bergen Record Upper Montclair won the inaugural Senior Interclub in 2015 and was runner-up last year, and the Clifton club will host this year’s fall...

July 25, 2017

To say Jake Mayer of Plainfield has played a lot of golf lately would be an understatement. By his own count, he has played 278 holes of golf in the past 11 days. That includes...

July 20, 2017

Forsgate Country Club has announced that the Sixth annual R.A. Schiavone Memorial Cup will take place Sept. 25-26 at the Monroe Township facility, which is owned and operated by...

July 20, 2017

Kevin Guidera of Galloping Hill shots rounds of 70-71-141, but his chip-in on his 31sthole of the day led to his first NJSGA Championship,  NJSGA Public Links Championship...

July 18, 2017

Joe Cline of Trump National-Bedminster and Jim Miller of Watching Valley combined for a four-under-par 68 to earn medalist honors at qualifying for the 85th NJSGA Four-Ball...

July 17, 2017

By Greg Mattura, Bergen Record Marina Alex didn’t just represent New Jersey – she carried the banner for the United States, and in front of the President. The Wayne...

July 17, 2017

A 16-year-old, Madeline Jin of Mattawang, won her second championship in as many years on Monday, July 17, when her round of even-par 73 earned her the 14th  NJSGA...

July 14, 2017

Back in 2002, Marina Alex of North Jersey Country Club was runner-up to Katie Durnan of Ridgewood in the NJSGA Junior Girls Champuionship at Peddie Golf Club. Some 15 years...

July 13, 2017

It was only four years ago when Luke Graboyes of Watchung Valley won the New Jersey high school championship, but Thursday he claimed his biggest victory when he shot even par-72...

July 12, 2017

Brendan Hansen of Spring Lake may be 17, but he certainly has a chance to become the youngest ever to win a New Jersey Open championship. Hansen, a rising junior at Christian...

July 11, 2017

The 2017 New Jersey State Golf Association Youth Foundation Pro-Am, conducted at Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson, site of the 97th  State Open on Monday, July 10,...

July 11, 2017

Dave McGovern, the 45-year-old head professional from Brooklake Country Club, was the only player to crack par – and he did it by one stroke – in the opening round of...

July 7, 2017

For the third time in five years, Bob and Bobby Krueger of Basking Ridge are the kingpins of the New Jersey State Golf Association Father and Son Championship. The Krugers...

July 7, 2017

Tyler Hall of Upper Montclair has the opportunity to do something only two men have achieved in the nearly 100 years of the New Jersey State Golf Association Open...

July 6, 2017

Christine Shao of New Jersey National etched her name on a trophy for the second time this season when she fired a course-record tying 66 for a 36-hole total of seven-under-par...

July 5, 2017

Youth was the order of the day as 13-year-old Sophia Bae and 15-year-old Yoona Kim, both of Edgewood, each shot rounds of three-under-par 69 to hold a one-shot lead after the...

June 30, 2017

New general manager/superintendent Juan Casiano expects nothing but the best for the East Orange Golf Course, which has undergone extensive renovations both on the course and at...

June 30, 2017

Tyler Hall of Upper Montclair has the opportunity to do something only two men have achieved in the nearly 100 years of the New Jersey State Golf Association Open...

June 30, 2017

Opportunities Abound for NJSGA Members to Experience St. Kitts & Nevis, the Caribbean's Newest Must Play Destination 8th Annual St. Kitts & Nevis Admirals Cup...

June 28, 2017

When Brynn Walker of St. Davids, Pa., competed in the U.S. Women’s Amateur for the first time two years ago at age 17, her first recollection was that of writing a 10 on her...

June 27, 2017

Rumson Country Club was the backdrop for a sold-out Member Golf Day that included a visit from USGA observers on June 27 as NJSGA members were asked to play under the New Rules of...

June 26, 2017

By Stephen Edelson, Asbury Park Press Five years may have passed since Mark McCormick played in the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, but the Middletown native, and...

June 23, 2017

New Jersey State Golf Association members who are participating in the Member Golf Day at Rumson Country Club on Tuesday (June 27) will have a unique opportunity to discuss their...

June 23, 2017

Play the course the finest golfers in New Jersey will play for the 97thState Open Championship. Come play a great layout under Open Championship conditions. The 2017 New Jersey...

June 22, 2017

Alex Beach, an Assistant PGA Professional at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey, qualified for his first major championship, the 2017 PGA Championship, at Quail Hollow...

June 15, 2017

Only 10 spots remain for the first NJSGA bucket-list trip to famed St Andrews and Scotland. Sign up now to join us for the trip of a lifetime! New Jersey golfers have a chance...

June 15, 2017

A pair of Monmouth County collegians, Logan Sabins of Jumping Brook and Reid Bedell of Manasquan River, shot two-under par to share the medal at the qualifier for the NJSGA State...

June 14, 2017

U.S. OPEN LEADERBOARD Max Greyserman of Crestmont, a recent Duke University graduate from Short Hills and winner of the 2014 State Open and 2015 State Amateur, is...

June 14, 2017

Laurel Creek’s Joey Russo found a lightning delay much to his liking when he shot three-under-par over his final 10 holes following the stoppage during qualifying for the...

June 13, 2017

Billy Ziobro, the only golfer to win both the NJSGA Amateur and Open in the same year,  was reunited with the golf balls he used in recording both victories when he paid a...

June 8, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association is pleased to announce a partnership with MoleSafe, the world leader in advanced early detection and monitoring for skin cancer using Total...

June 8, 2017

NJSGA AMATEUR OFFICIAL VIDEO It could have been a movie script the way the final day of the 116th  State Amateur Championship unfolded. First, Dan O’Rourke,...

June 7, 2017

 First-round co-leader Dan O’Rourke of Oak Hill and veteran Trevor Randolph of Arcola share the lead at six-under-par heading into the 36-hole final day of the 116th...

June 6, 2017

A pair of college-age golfers Sam Goldenring of Brooklake and Dan O’Rourke of Oak Hill are the leaders after the first round of the 116th New Jersey State Golf Association...

June 5, 2017

By Kevin Casey The 2017 Red Hoffman Cup Finals went to Arcola Country Club – with a total score of 218, two strokes ahead of runner-up Plainfield C.C.  Fielding a team...

June 5, 2017

Amateur Samantha Wagner of Orlando, Fla,, stared down a 60-foot birdie putt on her final hole, figuring she needed it to punch a ticket into the 2017 U.S. Women’s...

June 1, 2017

As both a team and as individuals, Noelle Maertz of Hyatt Hills and Dan Chernosky of Mercer Oaks seem to have more than their share of close finishes. Three times they had played...

May 31, 2017

Frank Esposito, Jr., of Forsgate is among the winningest golfers in state history. Esposito, who turns 54 on Friday, annexed yet another crown to add to his lengthy resume when...

May 31, 2017

Experience fall colors like never before! NJSGA Members can enjoy Moselem Springs’ “Member for A Stay” Experience.  Just 90-minutes from Newark Airport,...

May 31, 2017

It’s been quite a 2017 for Thomas LaMorte of Haworth, winner of the 2016 NJSGA Amateur. On Jan. 7, he was hospitalized for 10 days with a burst appendix. He recovered...

May 30, 2017

Scanning the leaderboard, professional Dave Laudien of Howell Parl couldn’t help but noticed the names that were crowding the top of the standings. “I’ve been...

May 25, 2017

New Jersey's Alice Chen of Princeon and Taylor Totland of Tinton Falls are U.S. Four-Ball champions! The best friends and teammates at Furman University defeated University...

May 25, 2017

With three of the LPGA Tour’s top players on hand in nearby Bedminster, a certain group of onlookers couldn’t help but be impressed. Those 30 young ladies from...

May 25, 2017

A four-hour rain delay did nothing to spoil Troy  Vannucci’s day on Thursday, May 25, at the NJSGA Amateur qualifier at Riverton Country Club in Cinnaminson. Vannucci...

May 24, 2017

In two days, Ami Gianchandani of Montclair Golf Club has added two championships to her budding resume. On Tuesday, Gianchandani, a junior at Pingry School,won the coveted NJSIAA...

May 23, 2017

Spencer Shih of Northern Highlands Regional in Allendale didn’t mind the rain drops that fell consistently during the 2017 NJSIAA/NJSGA/MGA 83rdBoys High School Tournament...

May 17, 2017

Brendan Davis of Fiddler’s Elbow and Thomas Urciuoli of Baltusrol each fired founds of 3-under-par 69 to share medalist honors at a NJSGA Amateur qualifier on Wednesday, May...

May 15, 2017

The seventh season of the NJSGA’s highly-popular Member Golf Day program kicked off on Monday, May 15, at beautiful Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park. A full field of...

May 11, 2017

In a championship that included for him  a hole-in-one and medalist honors, Peter Barron III of Stone Harbor capped it off with his first New Jersey State Golf Association...

May 10, 2017

Matt Mattare of Darlington, playing in his first NJSGA Mid-Amateur, had a day to remember , first defeating 2008 champion Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake, 22 holes, then ousting...

May 9, 2017

Peter Barron III of Stone Harbor, twice a runner-up, might just be in position to win his first NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championship. Barron fired a two-under-par 70 in stroke-play...

May 9, 2017

Max Greyserman of Crestmont, current Duke University senior, last weekend gained partial status on the PGA Tour Canada Mackenzie Tour  when he finished No. 14 at at Crown...

May 5, 2017

The odds were a little long, being the No. 54 seed in a field of 64, but David Reasoner of Ridgewood managed to claim his first New Jersey PGA major championship when he defeated...

May 5, 2017

By Tim Hartin, MGA While a number of competitors grabbed at least a share of the lead during Wednesday’s final round of the 90th MGA Senior Amateur Championship, it was...

May 5, 2017

The 34th New Jersey State Golf Association Mid-Amateur Championship, to be contested Tuesday-Thursday, May 9-11 at Trump National Golf Club in Colts Neck, will be missing two key...

May 3, 2017

Bayonne’s Darin Goldstein used a brilliant flop-shot from 35 yards out that ended six inches from the cup for a par save on the first extra hole to win the 2017 Eagle Oaks...

May 2, 2017

Play a round at some of the most celebrated courses in your New Jersey and more than 1,000 courses nationwide! Bidding is open now through May 7 in the Rounds4Research auction...

April 29, 2017

The Rutgers Women's Golf Association is seeking new members. Events take place at Rutgers Golf Course in Pisctaway. Contact Kathy Torpey at  732-381-8047...

April 28, 2017

Attention New Jersey golfers: St. Kitts, presenting sponsor of the Ultimate Team Event, offers a free trip to the sparkling Caribbean island to the UTE champions. Take advantage...

April 28, 2017

By Anthony Spaulding, New Jersey Herald New Jersey native Ryan Snouffer has taken a huge step in his pro golf career. The 23-year-old Jefferson native and former standout...

April 27, 2017

Thomas Lee of Rockleigh and Michael Brown of Pennsauken won individual matches for the NJSGA team, but Golf Association of Philadelphia (GAP) dominated play in the 56th Compher...

April 25, 2017

Brian Whitman of Knickerbocker carded an even-par 72 to edge Paul Erber of Ash Brook by one stroke and earn medalist honors in qualifying for the 34th  NJSGA Mid-Amateur...

April 21, 2017

Prestigious Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., will provide the setting for a third time when the 56th Compher Cup matches take place for the third straight year in New...

April 19, 2017

The USGA and The R&A are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game. More than 15 million golfers in more than...

April 19, 2017

 The highly popular Lexus Trophy Tour, which brings the men’s U.S. Open Trophy to local sites, is coming to Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth on Saturday, April...

April 19, 2017

Niall Handley of Essex Fells has a championship pedigree. The only stipulation is he’s never won in a New Jersey State Golf Association event. On Wednesday, April 19, he...

April 18, 2017

NJSGA executive director Steve Foehl, who retired at the end of 2014 after 25 years of service and still acts in an advisory role to the NJSGA, served as a role model for Arkansas...

April 13, 2017

Now is the perfect time to consider a trip to Scotland as the New Jersey State Golf Association has commenced a travel partnership with The Experience St Andrews (TES) and is...

April 13, 2017

Anthony Fioretti of Ballyowen continued his fine play over the past  year when he carded a two-over-par 74 to win the 54thJohn Caliendo Jersey Shore Winter Golf League...

April 13, 2017

The Presidents Cup is coming to Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City from Sept. 24 – Oct. 1! Be a part of a once-in-a-lifetime match-play golf tournament that provides...

April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017   URGENT MESSAGE TO CONTESTANTS ENTERED IN THE NJSGA MID-AMATEUR QUALIFYING SCHEDULED FOR GREENACRES COUNTRY CLUB ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19:   Due to course...

April 11, 2017

By John Haley | For NJ Advance Media  When the Gacos family joined the Copper Hill Country Club in Ringoes in 1985 Frances Gacos began to question her husband Chris. She...

April 11, 2017

Volunteer opportunities are available for the 72nd  U.S. Women’s Open Championship, to be contested at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., July 10-16....

April 10, 2017

By Mark Cannizzaro, New York Post AUGUSTA, Ga. — This might be a good time for Stewart Hagestad to play the lottery. His life is that charmed at the moment. Hagestad, the...

April 6, 2017

The Millennial Generation could be the next large group of golf club members, according to speaker Frank Vain, president of the McMahon Group, at the New Jersey State Golf...

April 4, 2017

ED. Note: Veteran caddie John (J.D.) Doherty of Red Bank has been in on many championships in New Jersey, with Mike Stamberger, who won the State Amateur in 2013 and 2014 and Jeff...

April 3, 2017

“What a great day, I love golf,” said Anthony Iovine at the 2016 Wiegand Farm Golf Classic, sponsored by Lakeland Bank and Eastern Propane. Anthony has never actually...

March 31, 2017

The score posting season for golfers keeping a GHIN Handicap as an NJSGA member begins April 1 and has been extended this year by two weeks until November 14, 2017. Golfers who...

March 30, 2017

Dan Meehan, president of the New Jersey State Golf Association, received the Distinguished Service Award from his alma mater at the St. Benedict’s Prep Communion Breakfast...

March 22, 2017

OnThursday, March 23, former NJSGA Amateur champion Ryan McCormick of Middletown, N.J., embarked on fulfilling his dream of playing amongst the best golfers in the world. By...

March 21, 2017

Punzone'Organic Italian Vodka, made in Italy from 100% organic ingredients, is an award winning spirit and the Official Vodka of the NJSGA. Want to try it?  Sign up for one...

March 9, 2017

Frank Vain, president of the McMahon Group which provides services to country clubs, and Brad Steele, vice president of government relations and general counsel of the National...

March 6, 2017

(Ed. Note: Baltusrol will host 56th  Compher Cup, NJSGA vs. GAP, on April 26) By Rick Jenkins Lining up a thirty-foot putt on the No. 11 Lower, or lining up what appears to...

March 1, 2017

For only the fifth time in the history of the game the governing bodies have announced a major change to the Rules of Golf. On March 1 the USGA and R&A unveiled a...

February 24, 2017

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the A.W. Tillinghast-designed golf course at Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, the club will conduct separate...

February 23, 2017

Former NJSGA Amateur champion David Sanders of Mount Laurel, N.J., turned his game up a notch midway through the first round on Saturday, Feb. 18, making birdies on 13 of his last...

February 22, 2017

Sisters Megha and Sirina Ganne of Holmdel will be a rare duo when they reach Augusta National for the finals of the 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship on Sunday, April 2. On...

February 21, 2017

New Jersey State Golf Association members looking for a late winter or early spring getaway can immediately book a preferred pricing trip to majestic Mayakoba, located in...

February 13, 2017

Regardless of the weather outdoors golfers have 26 championship golf courses to choose from at the Somerset County Park Commission HDGolf simulator at the Neshanic Valley Golf...

February 8, 2017

In conjunction with the release of USGA Tournament Management, powered by Golf Genius, the New Jersey State Golf Association conducted the first of four seminars at its...

February 7, 2017

A red carpet gala charity premiere of the acclaimed golf-centric motion picture “Tommy’s Honour,” benefitting the First Tee of Metropolitan New York, is set for...

February 7, 2017

PURCHASE TICKETS TO PRESIDENTS CUP When the President’s Cup is played in New Jersey this fall, Liberty National Golf Club  in Jersey City will be just the fourth...

February 6, 2017

USGA Golf Museum, located in Far Hills, N.J., is pleased to host a special day of programming honoring all veterans and active military. Renee Powell, daughter of WWII veteran...

January 27, 2017

Jim LaFratte and Fred Maltino are a pair of Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) golf instructors who staunchly believe golf fitness is the key to improving golf...

January 27, 2017

ToughLie 360 is a fiberglass platform topped by artificial turf which can easily rotates 360° and re-create every lie on a golf course within seconds. The product is the...

January 26, 2017

Peter McRae of NJSGA-partner McRae Capital Management, Inc., of Morristown was selected as a panel judge for the University of Vermont’s prestigious annual Family Enterprise...

January 26, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association is pleased to announce a partnership with Global Golf Post, the first designed-for-digital weekly golf news publication in the...

January 24, 2017

Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, N.J., is one of four golf courses in the United States selected as a finalist for the National Course of the Year by the National Golf Course...

January 20, 2017

The 25-year-old from Middletown, N.J., has literally come a long way since winning the New Jersey State Amateur Championship in 2012. On Jan. 14, he earned a spot on the Asian...

January 18, 2017

Ryan P. Fountaine, PGA is the fourth Director of Golf in 70 years for Baltusrol, following in the footsteps of PGA Master Professional, Mr. Doug Steffen, PGA.

January 11, 2017

Topgolf has something for everyone, golfer and non-golfer alike. Featuring 65,000 square feet and located on Route 1 in Edison, N.J., Topgolf, which opened Dec. 23, is a...

January 9, 2017

Ryan McCormick of Middletown, N.J., winner of the 2012 NJSGA Amateur, is tied for 13th  place after three rounds of the four-round final stage of the Asian Tour's Section B...

January 6, 2017

The New Jersey State Golf Association is pleased to announce a partnership with the USGA, Golf Genius and the State and Regional Golf Association community to enhance the NJSGA...

January 5, 2017

Golfers, friends, relatives, volunteers and members the New Jersey State Golf Association were on hand for the second Tournament Players Reception on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at its...

2016

December 22, 2016

The Metropolitan Golf Association has named Brian R. Mahoney as the association's new executive director, effective February 1, 2017. Mahoney has held the role of Managing...

December 22, 2016

CHAMPIONSHIP SITES for 2017 include: State Mid-Amateur, May 9-11, Trump-National-Colts Neck; State Amateur, June 6-8, Tavistock C.C.; State Open, July 11-13, Metedeconk National;...

December 21, 2016

Congratulations to the champions from the 25 NJSGA-sponsored tournaments involving men, women, seniors and juniors and team events in 2016. Player of the Year Trevor Randolph of...

December 20, 2016

Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield is in the final stages of a substantial renovation of its venerable golf course, which dates back nearly a century. In a process that began in...

December 20, 2016

Grant Sturgeon, an assistant pro at Winged Foot the past four years, has been named head golf professional at Arcola Country Club in Paramus. Sturgeon has extensive experience in...

December 16, 2016

The New Jersey State Golf Association is pleased to announce that the dates of eight of its 12 Member Golf Days  and that its annual Ultimate Team Event will be conducted at...

December 16, 2016

Ed Batta, the chairman of the New Jersey State Golf Association, is stepping down as chairman of the Caddie Scholarship Foundation after 20 years in the position. He will remain...

December 13, 2016

On Oct. 30, some 75 family and friends attended a unique event –the dedication of a library dedicated to golf. The Golf Library – named in honor of New York Times...

December 2, 2016

Carr Golf,  Ireland and Scotland’s premier provider of unforgettable golf vacations – announces its 10th annual World Invitational Father & Daughter...

December 2, 2016

What do you give the golfer who has everything? Custom club fitter Club Champion has the answer. Whether your golfer is great at the game or a casual player, give them the same...

December 1, 2016

Frank Esposito Jr. of Forsgate, who earned full-time status by winning the qualifying tournament for the PGA Champions Tour in 2014, had a strong finish with a 4-under-par 68 on...

November 30, 2016

Team New Jersey took fourth place won the PGA Junior League Golf Championship recently, having reached the championship for a record fourth straight year in the five-year history...

November 30, 2016

On a chilly December afternoon in Daytona Beach, Fla.,, New Jersey’s Karen Chung  realized a dream. The 21-year old Livingston native is now a professional, with an...

November 28, 2016

Trevor Randolph of Arcola, the NJGA Player of the Year, received an international honor from the Global Golf Post, which named him honorable mention to the worldwide...

November 28, 2016

  The Glen Ridge Country Club is nearing completion of an almost total renovation of its clubhouse, not to mention the erection of a new pro shop for golf and tennis, and...

November 21, 2016

The Clubhouse, located at 410 Route 46 East in Fairfield, has a lot to offer New Jersey golfers. This indoor golf facility offers six hitting bays where golfers of all...

November 8, 2016

Stephen M. “Steve” Foehl, who served as New Jersey State Golf Association executive director for 25 years, is the recipient of the International Association of Golf...

November 8, 2016

Taylor Totland of Hollywood, winner of the 2014 and 2015 NJSGA Women’s Amateur and runner-up this past summer, is one stage away from earning an LPGA Tour card. Last month...

November 4, 2016

The presentation of the NJSGA/NJPGA Distinguished Service Award to Ben Del Vento, Sr., former New Jersey State Golf Association president and long-time vice-chairman of the NJSGA...

November 3, 2016

The 56th season of the John Caliendo Shore Winter Golf League began on a balmy Thursday, Nov. 3, with 130 golfers at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.   The league...

November 2, 2016

Citing references to it as “The worst pain known to man,” and “The Suicide Disease,” Frank Skoviera is making a cross-country trek called “Drive Away...

November 2, 2016

A N.J. Interscholastic Athletic Association/N.J. Scholastic Coaches Association Golf Coaches Clinic, in conjunction with the New Jersey State Golf Association, took place on...

October 31, 2016

Benjamin Del Vento Sr., former New Jersey State Golf Association president and long-time vice-chairman of the NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Foundation and chairman of the Caddie...

October 28, 2016

Golfers can no longer post scores from New Jersey and surrounding states to affect their handicaps as of Monday, Oct. 31. The active handicap posting season for NJSGA members ends...

October 26, 2016

It did not take long for Walter Janovic of Upper Montclair to make his mark on the New Jersey Seniors Golf Association. In his first year with the NJSGA, Janovic won two events,...

October 24, 2016

The NJSGA Member Golf Day season of 12 events ended with a flourish, as three Fazio-designed courses staged the three final MGD events in a span of 12 days. Renowned The Ridge at...

October 20, 2016

Coleen Luker, long-time chairperson of the New Jersey State Golf Association Women’s Committee, received the prestigious Judy Bell Award, which recognizes significant...

October 19, 2016

Receiving a an even-par 71 from A-team players Jeff Kortina and Glenn Cocchiola and a 72 from B team participants Keith Rickenbach and Paul Patent, Oak Hill Golf Club, located in...

October 18, 2016

Andrew Young of Metuchen shot 3-under-par 69 and Hilary Abramowitz of Rutgers carded an 80 to win the men’s and women’s divisions , respectively, of the 15th ...

October 14, 2016

Team New Jersey won the PGA Junior League Golf Mid Atlantic Regional at LedgeRock Golf Club in Mohnton, Pa.,last month  and will be heading to its record fourth PGA Junior...

October 14, 2016

For more than a decade, the Celebration of Golf as served a memorable, if unofficial conclusion to the season. A joint effort of the New Jersey State Golf Association and the New...

October 14, 2016

Steve Zychowski of Mendham shot three-under-par 69-70-139 to win the annual Boff Invitational by two shots at Essex County Country Club in West Orange on Thursday, Oct. 13. It...

October 13, 2016

Thanks to a helping hand, some 103 NJSGA members enjoyed a beautiful day of golf and camaraderie at a Member Golf Day event at Galloway National on Thursday, October...

October 11, 2016

The 72nd U.S. Women’s Open, to be conducted next summer at Trump National Golf Club at Bedminster is seeking a marketing ticket sales coordinator intern to begin work...

October 7, 2016

Trevor Randolph if Arcola can again lay claim to the title as the best amateur golfer in the metropolitan area over age 35. The 43-year-old from Franklin Lakes repeated as...

October 7, 2016

Officials from the PGA TOUR have announced that beginning with the 2017 Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club, the PGA TOUR will start a new chapter in Presidents Cup...

October 7, 2016

The 117th Annual Meeting of the New Jersey State Golf Association took place on Thursday, October 6, at Manasquan River Golf Club in Brielle. “We are proud of our...

September 30, 2016

NJSGA Partner, Golf Car Specialties, is conducting a Demo Day of the latest model golf cars at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster on Thursday, Oct. 20. ...

September 29, 2016

After a four -year absence, Jumping Brook Country Club is back on top in the NJSGA Best-Ball-of-Four Championship. The team of John Kilcullen, Luis Garcia, Dave Zoni and Jack...

September 28, 2016

Defending champion Maura Ballard of Neshanic Valley had enough. She saw all of a four-shot lead after eight holes disappear and to make it worse, she was trailing by two strokes...

September 27, 2016

For the first time, NJSGA Member Golf Day came to Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale and the result was a sold-out field of 112 golfers. “This is a great time...

September 26, 2016

The legendary Arnold Palmer was a worldwide presence, but much that shaped his life and his career took place within the borders of New Jersey. As early as 1952, an amateur...

September 23, 2016

Forsgate Country Club will once again host the prestigious R.A. Schiavone Memorial Cup, Oct. 5-6, 2016.  This two-day individual/team event is open to senior scratch amateur...

September 21, 2016

Dan Gregory of Panther Valley made the most of local knowledge, as the three-time club champion at New Jersey National shots rounds of 71 and 72 for a one-under-par total of 143...

September 20, 2016

Chris Housen of Mansquan River carded five birdies and settled for a two-under-par 70 to lead by one stroke after the first round of the two-day, 36-hole 58th NJSGA Pre-Senior...

September 19, 2016

By Greg Mattura, Bergen Record Bridgewater’s Brian Komline and Franklin Lakes’ Trevor Randolph appear primed and ready to represent New Jersey this month at the U.S....

September 19, 2016

The NJSGA Senior Interclub Matches concluded the first round of matches this past week.  Defending champion Upper Montclair took an early lead along with Oak Hill,...

September 16, 2016

Long regarded as one of New Jersey best caddies, John Doherty has finally received his wish to go to The Masters. It took an incredible victory by his golfer, Californian Stewart...

September 15, 2016

PHOTO GALLERY NJPGA SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL SCORING In the past two years, Alex Beach of Ridgewood has established himself as one of the section’s finest assistant...

September 12, 2016

Trevor Randolph of Arcola, Brian Komline of Black Oak, and Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake represented Team New Jersey well at the U.S. Men’s State Team Championship, which...

September 12, 2016

New Jersey State Golf Association members have a rare, limited-time, pre-sale opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2017 Presidents Cup, which takes place next Sept. 26...

September 8, 2016

Some 48 NJSGA adminstrators, staff and volunteers took part in the second NJSGA Volunteer Appreciation Day on Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Montclair Golf Club at Rock Spring in West...

September 7, 2016

Current NJSGA Mid-Amateur champion Trevor Randolph of Franklin Lakes defeated Matt Parziale of Brockton, Mass., 4 and 3, to advance to Tuesday's Round of 32 at the 2016 U.S....

September 6, 2016

Bob Brown’s 7-iron shot from 140 yards landed three feet from the hole and set up a birdie that resulted in a two-hole playoff victory for him and partner Brad Rogers, also...

September 1, 2016

The New Jersey PGA and Special Awards Committee have selected the Special Award winners for 2016. Each recipient will be honored on Monday, Oct. 31 at the Fall Meeting, and the...

September 1, 2016

An eagle chip-in from 22 yards on the second of three playoff holes carried Bob and Bobby Krueger of Rockaway River to their second title as they defeated defending champions, Ken...

August 31, 2016

Former Rutgers University golfers Jason Bataille of Bridgewater and Brian Whitman of Tinton Falls shot 5-under-par on their final nine holes for a total of 7-under-par 65 to share...

August 29, 2016

Jim Schulz and Mike Decker of Mercer Oaks, a team that finished fifth last year, said putting made the difference in winning the second NJSGA Ultimate Team Event on Monday, August...

August 25, 2016

Stan Reczkowski of Paramus Golf and Country Club, champion of the inaugural NJSGA Beat Scratch Challenge, and runner-up Arthur Scherr of Mays Landing realized a dream when...

August 25, 2016

Northern New Jersey and metropolitan New York area golfers now have a welcome new option for affordable daily fee golf in the area. After a year-long closure during 2014 and a...

August 22, 2016

Phillips Babcock, NJSGA board member, treasurer, rules official and NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Foundation supporter, passed away on Saturday, August 20, at the age of...

August 22, 2016

The Metropolitan Golf Association (MGA) has announced that Jay Mottola will be stepping down as the Executive Director of the Association at the end of the 2016 calendar year....

August 17, 2016

The New Jersey State Golf Association’s second annual Ultimate Team Event is set for Monday, August 29 at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton. This exciting event...

August 16, 2016

Sue Sardi of Skillman, who plays out of Cherry Valley, has come quite a long way from the time she was a 40-handicap 25 years ago. At age 60, the former high-end fashion designer...

August 12, 2016

The team representing the New Jersey State Golf Association claimed 16-1/2 of a possible 24 points in afternoon singles matches and won for an unprecedented 40th time in the...

August 11, 2016

Evan Quinn and Justin Chae of New Jersey National turned up the heat on the final stretch of holes on one of the hottest days of the year and won the 84th  NJSGA Four-Ball...

August 10, 2016

State Amateur champion Thomas La Morte of Haworth headlines a group of 13 individuals who will comprise the team representing the New Jersey State Golf Association at the 91st...

August 10, 2016

Dan O’Rourke and John Havay are golf buddies and fellow caddies at Trump National in Bedminster who were the story of the day at the 84th  NJSGA Four-Ball Championship...

August 9, 2016

Here's a look at the individual golfers - and their achievements - who will represent the NJSGA in the upcoming 91th  Stoddard Trophy matches on Thursday, August 11, at the...

August 9, 2016

Samantha Perrotta, who plays out of Old York at Chesterfield and won the 2013 NJSGA Women’s Public Links Championship,, is coming off an outstanding 2015 season in which she...

August 8, 2016

Trevor Randolph of Arcola is enjoying a banner 2016 senior. Besides winning his third of the past four NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championships in May, he has also won the Travis...

August 5, 2016

MATCH-PLAY BRACKET The final match of the 114th Met Amateur Championship provided a thrilling finish Sunday at Country Club of Fairfield, as Stewart Hagestad of Deepdale...

August 4, 2016

A pair of teams with championship pedigree tied for the lead at the NJSGA 94thFather and Son Championship, sponsored by McRae Capital Management, on Thursday, August 4, at...

August 3, 2016

It was quite a good thing Jay Blumenfeld of Mountain Ridge sank his six-footer birdie putt on the 18thhole. “In my mind, I thought I needed a par to win. I didn’t...

August 2, 2016

The third annual Schaare Family Golf Outing is set for Wednesday, August 24, at Essex Fells Country Club. The event benefits former New Jersey PGA member Mark Schaare and his son...

August 2, 2016

LEADERBOARDS, FINAL-ROUND PAIRINGS It’s been a great summer thus far for Anthony Fioretti of Ballyowen Back on Tuesday, May 31, he had a day to remember with a...

August 1, 2016

The Championship Shops at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield  will be open to the public today, Monday, August  1, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. NO TICKET NECESSARY! ALL...

July 29, 2016

 Phil Mickelson, who won the last PGA Championship contested here at Baltusrol  put a big dent into his chances for doing it again. His tee shot off the first tee was a...

July 28, 2016

Through the first three rounds of match-play, Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley had accumulated 12 birdies. Of course, there was a rash of bogeys, too, some that nearly prevented her...

July 27, 2016

When it comes to match-play, Taylor Totland of Hollywood welcomes the opportunity. Totland, seeking to become just the second to win as many as three consecutive NJSGA...

July 27, 2016

Anthony Colombino spends the summer months residing in Garfield, N.J., and doesn’t miss any opportunity to play at Montclair Golf Club where his father, Michael, is a...

July 26, 2016

Following Monday’s  impressive round of two-over 74, Helen Bernstein of WGA of New Jersey was in commanding position to win the third NJSGA Women’s Mid-Amateur...

July 25, 2016

Top-seeded Jack Wall of Manasquan River won two matches on tuesday to advance to Wednesday's semifinals of the NJSGA 95th Junior Championship at Essex Fells Country Club. In the...

July 22, 2016

Stately Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus was bedecked in all its majesty as one of the nation’s finest courses as the home for the 68th U.S. Girls’ Junior...

July 21, 2016

Taylor Totland of Hollywood, winner of the past two NJSGA Women's Amateur championship, took the top spot with a three-under-par 69 after the first day of 36-hole stroke-lay...

July 20, 2016

At 16 years old, Robert McHugh of Darlington was one of the youngest players in the field of 40 to compete in the 12thNJSGA Men’s Public Links Championship at Mercer Oaks...

July 19, 2016

Susan Vincent and her husband, Peter, members of the Trenton Country Club, played golf on Friday, July 15, thinking it would be a normal round of golf like all those other times...

July 18, 2016

Ninety-two players descended for another New Jersey State Golf Association Member Golf Day at esteemed  Echo Lake County Club in Westfield on Monday, July 18. In the six...

July 14, 2016

The annual NJSGA/NJPGA Celebration of Golf, which honors the best golfers of the season  and their supporters in a year-end fete will have a decidedly new look and spin when...

July 14, 2016

When Jo-Ann Eberle became head superintendent in 1984 at Sunset Valley Golf Course in Pequannock, she was a rarity  -- first female head super in New Jersey and the...

July 13, 2016

It took Tyler Hall of Upper Montclair only four holes to separate himself from second day co-leader amateur Jeremy Nevius  of Metuchen and once he did, he was on his way to...

July 12, 2016

It could be a classic duel of a long hitter versus a control player when co-leaders defending champion Tyler Hall of Upper Montclair and amateur Jeremy Nevius of Metuchen will be...

July 11, 2016

NJSGA STATE OPEN SECOND ROUND PHOTO GALLERY STATE OPEN FIRST ROUND PHOTO GALLERY Defending champion Tyler Hall, a teaching professional out of Upper Montclair, left little...

July 7, 2016

Madeline Jin of Royce Brook approached the 18th tee following a bogey on the previous hole, thinking she needed a birdie to win. All she did on the par-3 140-yard 18th hole...

July 6, 2016

A year ago, Madeline Jin of Royce Brook fired a 4-under-par 68 to grab a four-shot lead after the first round of the36-hole NJSGA Junior Girls Championship at Bella Vista. She...

July 5, 2016

More than anything, the victory by Valley Brook’s Yeji Shin at the 13th  NJSGA Women’s  Public Links Championship at The Knoll Country Club (West), proved...

July 1, 2016

The Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association is conducting Girls to the Tee Clinics for young female golfers of all skill levels at two area locations. The first is Monday,...

July 1, 2016

STATE OPEN ROUND ONE PHOTO GALLERY Galloping Hill Golf Course, which opened in 1928, will be the first county-owned golf course to host a New Jersey State Open when the...

June 30, 2016

By Greg Mattura, The Record Frank Esposito drove it straight and long, and fellow New Jerseyan Bill Britton putted it long and straight. Esposito's driving and Britton's putting...

June 30, 2016

Scott Kim of Darlington has an affinity for the Valley Brook Golf Course in River Vale. During his high school career at nearby River Dell High School, Kim won the Bergen County...

June 29, 2016

August Kim of St. Augustine, Fla,,  a rising senior at Purdue University who in May won the Big Ten Conference championship at The Fort in Indianapolis, earned medalist...

June 28, 2016

Ami Gianchandani of Short Hills, N.J., winner of the 2015 NJSGA Junior Girls Championship, was medalist at the qualifier for the U.S. Girls Junior Championship at Apawamis Club in...

June 28, 2016

VERONA, N.Y. -- Bill Hook's goal for the third round of the 49th PGA Professional Championship on Tuesday was to just go for it. Fire at the pins and see how low he could go. The...

June 28, 2016

It’s been a great summer for Jim Dufficy of Hominy Hills, who on Tuesday, June 28, earned his second qualifying medal in as many tries. On Tuesday, he was top man with a...

June 27, 2016

Golfers of all ages are invited to attend the NJSGA Open Family Clinic at Galloping Hill Golf Course on Saturday, July 9, beginning at 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by the New...

June 23, 2016

The New Jersey State Golf Association’s Caddie Scholarship Foundation celebrated its 69thyear of service when it hosted its annual caddie scholars’ reception at its...

June 23, 2016

Assistant professionals Richard Terga of Mountain Ridge and Domenick Roman of Bayonne each shot 3-under-par 68 to share medalist honors at qualifying for the 96th  State Open...

June 22, 2016

Australian Jason Day, the world’s No. 1 golfer, stopped by Baltusrol Golf Club on Wednesday, June 22, in advance of the 96thPGA Championship to be contested there in...

June 21, 2016

The 2016 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship will be contested July 18-23 at The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus. It will be the fourth USGA championship to be held at...

June 21, 2016

Joe Bush of Shackamaxon will be returning to Galloping Hill Golf Course, the place where he learned to play the game of golf. “I grew up there. I’ve played hundreds...

June 20, 2016

Andrew  Austin, 28, has only been golfing for three years. On Monday, June 20, Austin fired a 2-inder-par 60 to earn medalist honor at the NJSGA State Open qualifier at Old...

June 16, 2016

Alexander Hicks, the 23-year-old teaching professional at Stone Harbor, had played Glenwood Country Club in Old Bridge once before. “I played in the same State Open...

June 15, 2016

Just nine days ago, Bill Hook, the head professional at Knickerbocker Country Club carded an 87 to shoot himself out of contention at the U.S.. Open sectional qualifier at Canoe...

June 14, 2016

By Andy Vazquez, The Record Kevin Foley stood on the driving range at Oakmont Country Club early Monday afternoon. He smiled, and repeated the words that have been dancing...

June 14, 2016

Attention NJSGA members who play public golf courses  -- play Beat Scratch and win a chance to play esteemed Plainfield County Club. What is Beat Scratch? This a unique...

June 9, 2016

Due  to exposure to high winds, along with the slope of the green, the par-3, 196-yard 13th hole was deemed unplayable by the NJSGA Tournament Committee during the third...

June 9, 2016

PHOTO GALLERY                LEADERBOARD Thomas La Morte was certainly feeling the heat, having seen a four-stroke lead with six holes...

June 8, 2016

VIEW PHOTO GALLERY                               LEADERBOARD Round 3 Pairings Luke Graboyes of...

June 7, 2016

PHOTO GALLERY                                             ...

June 6, 2016

PHOTO GALLERY                LEADERBOARD Jim Herman, the 38-year-old former journeyman golfer and former assistant at Trump National in...

June 3, 2016

EAGLE OAKS INVITATIONAL FULL RESULTS Anthony Fioretti of Ballyowen had the kind of day most golfers dream of last Tuesday, May 31. On his first swing of the NJSGA/NJPGA Senior...

June 2, 2016

By Anthony Spaulding, New Jersey Herald Ryan Snouffer can check off one of his big goals for his summer golf season. The 21-year-old Jefferson native won his first three-round...

June 2, 2016

Defending champion Max Greyserman of Crestmont leads a field of 99 contestants into the 115th New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship to be played, June 7-9, at...

June 1, 2016

Defending champion Jim McGovern of White Beeches surprised even himself just by making the playoff against first-day leader Mark McCormick of Suburban. Then the former PGA Tour...

June 1, 2016

  For the second time in three years, the team of Fran Gacos and John Feindt of Copper Hill shot a 72 and won the NJSGA 50th Mixed Pinehurst Championship, sponsored by TSP...

May 31, 2016

In his last two competitive rounds over the past five days, nobody has been hotter than professional Mark McCormick of Suburban Golf Club. Last Thursday, May 26, McCormick fired...

May 25, 2016

It’s been four years now that the NJSGA has conducted a Women’s Four-Ball Championship and on Wednesday, May 25, Sherry Herman of Colts Neck and Helen Bernstein of WGA...

May 24, 2016

Online volunteer registration is now open for the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Championship, to be held at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster,, July 10–16. The...

May 24, 2016

The PGA of America today announced a sellout of daily tickets for the Sunday, July 31, Championship round at the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club. The PGA...

May 24, 2016

  A pair of Symetra  Tour players shot two-under-par 142s and gained entry into the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open at Tuesday’s (May 24)  U.S. Women’s...

May 23, 2016

It has been a wonderful week for senior Reid Bedell of Rumson-Fair Haven high School. He capped it off by winning New Jersey’s biggest scholastic prize, the NJSIAA/MGA/NJSGA...

May 19, 2016

Dylan Stein is a 19-year-old golfer who swears by his 97-year-old coach. The 97-year-old coach is legendary Mike Amorelli of Copper Hill who has mentored Stein since his freshman...

May 17, 2016

Vince Kwon, a 22-year-old self-taught golfer from Little Mill, fired a 3-under-par 67 to earn medalist honors in the first qualifying event for the NJSGA 115th  Amateur...

May 16, 2016

The 2016 Red Hoffman Cup Finals ended in a familiar fashion, with Baltusrol Golf Club and Black Oak Golf Club providing a typical, down-to-the-last-group finish at splendid...

May 13, 2016

By Anthony Spaulding New Jersey Herald Pat, Cory and Tyler Wilson have gone out to the first tee at Panther Valley Golf & Country Club before and began playing a...

May 13, 2016

Seton Hall University junior Lloyd Jefferson Go of Guadalupe Cebu City, Philippines was named BIG EAST Men’s Golf Player of the Year on Friday, May 13. Go became only the...

May 12, 2016

Trevor Randolph of Arcola had more than enough motivation coming into the 33rd NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championship. “I won the Met Mid-Am last summer and I wanted to hold both...

May 10, 2016

Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake ran into some bad luck, but it was good luck that got him through to the semifinals of the NJSGA 33rdMid-Amateur Championship at Spring Lake Golf...

May 10, 2016

The United States Golf Association (USGA) and the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum will exclusively showcase medals won by H. Chandler Egan at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St....

May 9, 2016

Jim Herman,  38, who spent two years working as an assistant pro at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster (2006-07), was the most unlikely player to earn his way into this...

May 9, 2016

By Kevin Casey On Saturday, May 7, the eight semifinalists in the 2016 Red Hoffman Cup Matches evolved into the four finalists, each as a result of convincing wins over...

May 6, 2016

 Five-time New Jersey PGA (NJPGA) Player of the Year and two-time NJSGA Open champion Frank Esposito, Jr., has joined the renowned Forsgate Country Club in Monroe and the...

May 4, 2016

The NJSGA’s annual Tournament Committee Workshop took place on Wednesday, May 4, at Canoe Brook Country Club. Some 50 veteran and new officials were in attendance for a...

May 3, 2016

Eight clubs earned their way into the playoffs for the 2016 Hoffman Cup by garnering the most points in their groups. In head-to-head matches with three other clubs, Mendham GTC,...

May 3, 2016

Seton Hall University junior Lloyd Jefferson Go of the Philippines fired a course-record 7-under-par, 65 in the second round which vaulted him to the individual crown at the...

May 2, 2016

Just eight months after winning the 32nd  NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championship , Mike Hyland of Little Mill has a chance to repeat as the winner when the 33rd Mid-Am is...

April 27, 2016

Michael Stamberger of Spring Lake, Ron Vannelli of Forsgate and Steve Zychowski of Mendham won individual matches for the team representing the New Jersey State Golf Association,...

April 26, 2016

By Niall Handley’s account, it was the best round he has ever recorded in a New Jersey State Golf Association event. On Tuesday, April 26, Handley, who plays out of Essex...

April 25, 2016

Three golfers shot under 80 in Sunday's final round (April 24) to lift the Seton Hall University women's golf team to its third straight BIG EAST Conference championship at...

April 25, 2016

On Friday, April 23, with friends, family and former players on hand at the Upper Montclair Country Club, his 34th Bergen Catholic team presented coach Jim Jacobsen with his...

April 22, 2016

Ron Vannelli of Forsgate, the NJSGA 2015 Senior Player of the Year, has been a member of the Society of Seniors for 10 years, and this week played in his first competition with...

April 21, 2016

While the site is in New Jersey, it is the Golf Association of Philadelphia that will be the host for the 55th Compher Cup matches vs. the New Jersey State Golf...

April 21, 2016

HONORARY CAPTAIN BOB HOUSEN, Manasquan River / Metedeconk National (32 Compher Cups) Career: Six-time NJSGA Amateur Champion (1973, ’78, ’80, ’82, ‘86,...

April 19, 2016

Jack Skirkanich of Rumson is most comfortable on golf courses designed by Charles Banks. After all, he helps renovate them in his job as a golf course architect for Tripp Davis...

April 14, 2016

Sayaka Carpenter of East Brunswick and Zachary Huber of Old Bridge were each recipients of $2,000 college scholarships presented by the Red Hoffman Cup Matches at the annual First...

April 14, 2016

Three high-profile tournaments to be played in New Jersey in the next 20 months could positively impact the state’s economy by as much as $20 million said Derek Sprague,...

April 13, 2016

Tournament officials at Liberty National Golf Club, host course of the 2017 Presidents Cup, announced Tuesday, April 12, that Nick Price and Steve Stricker will serve as captains...

April 13, 2016

It was the trip of a lifetime for a group of 13 golf fans from Caldwell, N.J., who journeyed by bus to Augusta, Ga., to watch the Masters. Jeff Lawshe organized the five-day...

April 12, 2016

Mike Paduano of Eagle Oaks fired an even-par 72 to win the championship of the 55th John Caliendo Jersey Shore Winter Golf League Championship on April 7 at Renault Winery in Egg...

April 8, 2016

The Legendary Links Golf Raffle offers the chance of a lifetime for area golfers. Buy a raffle ticket for $100 and be entered to win a legendary golf outing for three at one of...

April 7, 2016

John Myers, president of NJSGA partner Golf Car Specialties, also has a passion for basketball. In his third year as boys’ basketball coach at Bordentown High School, Myers...

April 7, 2016

A pro who once worked in New Jersey has authored the Cinderella story of this young golf season. Jim Herman, who spent two years working as an assistant pro at Trump National...

March 31, 2016

Esteemed Morris County, Essex Fells, Navesink, Roxiticus, Echo Lake, Ridge at Back Brook, and Hidden Creek are among the nine courses scheduled Member Golf Days for 2016 conducted...

March 24, 2016

Derek Sprague, president of the PGA of America, David A. Oatis, director of the Northeast Region of the USGA Green Section, and Steve Graves, president and founder of Creative...

March 23, 2016

Rich Kennedy, NJSGA Director of Handicapping and Member Benefit Services, provided some early signs of spring when he conducted the first of two GHIN handicapping seminars on...

March 23, 2016

The PGA Championship returns to Baltusrol Golf Club, July 25-31, 2016. We are excited to announce that the 2016 PGA Championship is offering a NEW volunteer program! The Student...

March 21, 2016

St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, which a year ago received funds from the NJSGA and NJPGA to restart its golf program, was the subject of a 20-minute feature on CBS-TV’s...

March 17, 2016

It’s been a winter to remember for the hearty souls who comprise the John Caliendo Jersey Shore Winter Golf League, now in its 54thyear.One of the mildest winters on record...

March 16, 2016

When 2015 State Open champion Tyler Hall of Upper Montclair saw former New Jersey pro Brian Gaffney of New York’s Quaker Ridge become the first club professional to make the...

March 10, 2016

Golf is so much more than just a game. It is a significant industry, a major contributor to the American economy and to the economic vitality of individual states, according to a...

March 8, 2016

While the New Jersey State Golf Association will not be hosting the annual Compher Cup event against the Golf Association of Philadelphia, the matches will be played in New...

March 8, 2016

VIDEO OF RICKIE FOWLER'S MILLION DOLLAR HOLE-IN-ONE

March 8, 2016

Golfweek magazine’s just announced 100 Best Classic Courses, which appears in its March 7, 2016, issue, includes seven New Jersey tracKs including the No. 1 classic course...

March 7, 2016

By Kevin CaseyIn December, 2015, two of the finest clubs in the region made a decision that will eventually prove to be a boon for all regional golfers. The Rock Spring Club and...

March 7, 2016

The PGA of America announced on March 7, 2016,  that a limited number of volunteer positions remain for the 2016 PGA Championship, which will be played at historic Baltusrol...

March 7, 2016

The New Jersey PGA has officially moved into a new corporate office located at the Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster. Beginning on Feb. 29, the NJPGA staff is...

February 25, 2016

For many hopefuls, the journey to the 2016 U.S. Open Championship at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club begins with local qualifying.Between May 2-19, the USGA will conduct 111 18-hole...

February 24, 2016

The year 1916 marked two milestones in golf: The Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) was founded in New York City, and Shackamaxon Country Club, with its highly...

February 23, 2016

The annual New Jersey State Golf Association Rules of Golf seminar takes place on Wednesday, April 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NJSGA headquarters at Galloping Hill Golf Course...

February 22, 2016

.New Jersey golfers are encouraged to participate in a pair of statewide events conducted by the Monmouth County Park System, which is NOT requiring participants to have a...

February 16, 2016

Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler, two of golf's biggest headliners, will reportedly meet in a prime-time exhibition match a week before the U.S. Open at the Detroit Golf Club,...

February 2, 2016

Ever since the age of eight, Sara Doell has loved golf. She loved the challenge and wanted to improve her game to eventually play in tournaments. Her passion and determination for...

January 28, 2016

USA Golf unveiled its uniforms for the first Olympic golf tournaments since 1904 on Wednesday.All American golfers must wear the Adidas uniforms regardless of their individual...

January 25, 2016

Jim McGovern of White Beeches and former Rumson pro Brian Gaffney, now out of New York’s Quaker Ridge, are two of only 10 top PGA club professionals in the nation named to...

January 21, 2016

Montclair Golf Club and Rock Spring Club, two premier private golf clubs located in West Orange, N.J., are pleased to announce the merger of their properties and operations. The...

January 19, 2016

The rule that bans anchored putting finally went in effect as of Jan. 1, three full years after it was first proposed.The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S. Golf...

January 15, 2016

A 26-foot eagle putt on his final hole earned Wyckoff, N.J., native Morgan Hoffmann a share of the lead at the ongoing PGA Tour’s Sony Open at Waialae Country Club in...

January 14, 2016

Derek Sprague, current president of the PGA of America, has been named the Managing Director of Liberty National Golf Club, Liberty National co-founders Paul and Dan...

January 14, 2016

Mike LoCastro won the amateur gross and Mike Estabrooks the amateur net at the weekly John Caliendo Winter Golf League event Thursday at Renault Winery in Egg Harbor. In the...

January 13, 2016

On Sunday, Jan. 10, Seton Hall University junior Lloyd Jefferson Go of Guadalupe Cebu City, Philippines, finished an impressive 25th  in the Australian Master of the Amateurs...

January 13, 2016

Ron Jaworski Golf (RJG), along with partners Ken Kochenour, Ira Lubert, and Peter Slack, has acquired Ramblewood Country Club in Mount Laurel.  Also among the partners is...

January 12, 2016

 The final phase of preparation and renovation for the 2016 New Jersey State Golf Association Open is underway at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.On Monday, Jan. 11,...

January 11, 2016

The United States Golf Association (USGA), Masters Tournament and the PGA of America officially launched the 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship by announcing the local...

January 7, 2016

Friends, relatives, volunteers and members the New Jersey State Golf Association were on hand for the inaugural Tournament Players Reception on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at its...

January 6, 2016

 On December 9, the St Andrews Links Trust announced that it shall assume responsibility for the distribution of all commercial Old Course tee times for the season commencing...

January 6, 2016

Historic and prestigious Upper Montclair Country Club will serve as the venue for the New Jersey State Golf Association’s second Ultimate Team Event which takes place...

2015

December 22, 2015

Robin Curtis, assistant PGA professional at Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, has been appointed to the PGA of America Rules Committee and becomes the first female PGA...

December 11, 2015

The New Jersey PGA Section took home two of the 12 national awards: the Herb Graffis Award went to NJPGA for its work in growing the game; the Youth Development Award was...

December 10, 2015

Grab your winter golf gear and head to Shark River for the Polar Bear Golf Tournament, open to all New Jersey golfers. This event will take place on Saturday, January 16, 2016 and...

December 9, 2015

Continuing its facility transformation at a rapid pace, Seton Hall University has unveiled a new indoor golf lab situated on the fourth floor of the Richie Regan Athletic Center...

December 7, 2015

By Ryan PurcellFrom now until the summer of 2016, Glen Ridge Country Club is embarking on an $11 million renovation that will tie together its many facilities with a brand new...

December 4, 2015

Tiger Woods endured his third back surgery recently – that coming after four knee operations – and New Jersey golfers had definite opinions on whether the future PGA...

December 1, 2015

 Matt Jones was no stranger to the Emirates Australian Open – but this time he came with a twist.The world No. 65 returned to his Sydney home alongside older brother...

December 1, 2015

A year ago, former head professional at Brooklake Country Club, Frank Esposito, realized his dream of playing on the Champions Tour as he was medalist in the 2014 Champions Tour...

November 24, 2015

Montammy Golf Club hosting the 115th State Amateur, Galloping Hill Golf Course the 96th State Open, and Upper Montclair Country Club the 91st Women’s Amateur are among the...

November 24, 2015

 Dr. Bruce Clarke,of Rutgers University has been announced as the recipient of the 2016 USGA Green Section Award. Presented annually since 1961, the USGA Green Section Award...

November 23, 2015

Team New Jersey, which included junior golfers from Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough, did themselves proud by finishing third in the PGA Junior League Golf Championship in...

November 23, 2015

In tandem with the 2016 updates to the Rules of Golf, the United States Golf Association has announced revisions to the USGA Handicap System™,  effective Jan. 1,...

November 13, 2015

Loyola University Maryland sophomore Jeremy Wall of Manasquan River was named the Corvias Patriot League Golfer of the Month for October, as announced by the League office last...

November 12, 2015

Max Greyserman of Crestmont (Men’s), Taylor Totland of Hollywood  (Women’s) and Ron Vannelli of Forsgate (Senior Men’s) have each won  New Jersey State...

November 6, 2015

By Mark HayesMatt Jones is no stranger to the Emirates Australian Open – but this time he’s coming with a twist.The world No. 65 is the latest big name to commit to...

November 5, 2015

The Glen Ridge Country Club is celebrating the groundbreaking for an $11 million project that will include a new state of the art golf and tennis pro shop and renovation of its...

November 2, 2015

On October 22, handicap chairmen from around the state convened at the Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton to discuss common interests and practices of handicapping.Rich...

October 30, 2015

 Junior golfers representing Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough and the State of New Jersey have advanced to the PGA Junior League Golf Championship in Lake Buena Vista,...

October 30, 2015

Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Annual Silver Putter Championship, the oldest tournament at the club,  on Sept. 26-27Honorary...

October 29, 2015

 Dani Mullin of New York’s Southward Ho, who will soon be turning professional, was named Player of the Year by the Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association at its...

October 28, 2015

Hickory golf is alive and well in the United States, and for a few days, in New Jersey.The United States retained possession of the Hickory Grail trophy with a 16-8 victory over...

October 26, 2015

Top changes address movement of ball at rest; penalties of incorrect score card; impermissable use of artificial devices or equipment; anchoring the club 

October 23, 2015

Scott Kmiec, longtime Executive Director of the New Jersey PGA and current Senior Director of PGA REACH - the PGA of America’s Charitable Foundation – was honored as...

October 22, 2015

Led by a four-ball total of 73 from Frank Mastrosimone and Joe Skowronski, Upper Montclair Country Club won the new Adrian “Bud” Foley Trophy, emblematic of the...

October 21, 2015

A six-man team representing the Golfing Union of Ireland defeated a Metropolitan Golf Association select team of golfers, including three from New Jersey clubs, 8-4, in the 13th...

October 15, 2015

Steve Zychowski of Mendham, one of the state’s top amateurs, and high school student Arianna Palmeri of Colts Neck walked away as the winners in the NJSGA 2015 Tournament of...

October 8, 2015

Daniel J. Meehan of Spring Brook was installed as the 60th president of the New Jersey State Golf Association at its annual meeting on Thursday, October 8, at the Plainfield...

October 7, 2015

The development process for the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield has been in full swing for more than a year now, but there is still plenty of...

October 6, 2015

The NJSGA’s 10th of 11 Member Golf Days came to spectacular Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township on Tuesday, Oct. 5, just five days after it hosted the U.S....

October 2, 2015

Bridgewater's Brian Komline, who plays out of Black Oak, was T-3 after the stroke-play portion and is the No. 4 seed in match-play at the U.S. Men’s Mid-Amateur at...

October 1, 2015

 Chip Lutz, who is closing in on his sixth Golf Association of Philadelphia Player of the Year Award, finally got it done.Lutz defeated Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Wash., 5 and...

October 1, 2015

 Trevor Randolph of Arcola, who won the 2014 and 2013 NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championship, won his first Met championship and did it in record fashion.Randolph notched his...

September 30, 2015

Following Wednesday's semifinals, The final of the 2015 U.S. Mens Senior amateur Championship is set for Thursday, October 1, at Hidden Creek C.C.LIVE LEADERBOARDNEW JERSEY AND...

September 30, 2015

Two-person teams of young golfers from Pennsylvania and Maryland claimed berths into next spring’s 2nd U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship, May 21-25, at...

September 29, 2015

Over the past five years, Ron Vannelli of Forsgate and Steve Mauer of Metuchen have established themselves as one of the state’s premier senior four-ball duos.On Tuesday,...

September 28, 2015

U.S. SENIOR AMATEUR ROUND-UP

September 28, 2015

The foursome of Steve Vanicek, Elton Shields, Huey Chin and Jerzy Pieczonka combined for a net total of 15-under-par 56 to win the 2015 Francis X. Coakley Memorial Tournament on...

September 25, 2015

Brent Studer, head PGA professional at Metedeconk National Golf Club,  claimed the New Jersey PGA Professional (Section) Championship for the third time in his career (1998,...

September 25, 2015

The First Tee of Raritan Valley has sent Sayaka Carpenter of East Brunswick  to compete in the 2015 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour...

September 24, 2015

National icon Yogi Berra, who passed away at 90  late Tuesday night, was a fixture on the New Jersey golf scene for decades. Those at the Montclair Golf Club in West Orange...

September 22, 2015

Former champion Sherry Herman of Middletown and Adrienne MacLean of Basking Ridge have advanced throguh stroke-play qualifying into Monday's first round of  match-play at the...

September 21, 2015

 The PGA of America announced on Monday, Sept. 21, that a limited amount of tickets remain for the 2016 PGA Championship, which will be played at historic Baltusrol Golf Club...

September 21, 2015

John O’Malley of Mantoloking, Adam Kugler of Closter and Tom Hyland of Marlton have all qualified for the 2015 61st  U.S. Senior Amateur to be conducted in New Jersey...

September 16, 2015

Rich Forlenza, Erv Allaghi, Charlie Kohut and Paul Samanchik combined for a 27-27-54 to win the NJSGA Best-Ball-of-Four Championship for the second time in three years on...

September 15, 2015

The three NJSGA Player of the Year races are in the final stages with Max Greyserman of Crestmont, Taylor Totland of Hollywood and Ron Vannelli of Forsgate the...

September 14, 2015

The New Jersey State Golf Association is partnering with MoleSafe, the worldwide leader in the early detection of skin cancer, to provide a new member benefit to NJSGA members....

September 14, 2015

Trevor Randolph of Franklin Lakes, a two-time NJSGA Mid-Amateur champion, became the first county resident to win the Bergen Bergen County Amateur Championship in 15 years when he...

September 11, 2015

NJSGA Girls Junior champion Ami Gianchandani of Short Hills was the top player for New Jersey in the USGA Women's State Team Championship Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape...

September 10, 2015

 Mike Hyland of Little Mill fired six birdies in 16 holes and won his first NJSGA championship since winning the State Amateur as a 19-year-old in 1998, besting Matt Finger...

September 9, 2015

Rains came Wednesday night and Thursday and deemed Cherry Valley Country Club unplayable.Maura Ballard, the first day leader with a 3-over-75 thus won the  46th...

September 9, 2015

Nick Desai of Baltusrol, the 2015 NJSGA Pre-Senior champion, defeated two-time and defending champion Trevor Randolph of Arcola, 1 up, in the quarterfinals of the 32nd  NJSGA...

September 8, 2015

Two-time and defending champion Trevor Randolph of Arcola, clubmate Dan Macdonald, and top veteran Niall Handley of Essex Fells all fired rounds of two-under-par 70 to take the...

September 3, 2015

By Mke Moretti, NJSGA Dir. CommunicationsBilly Ziobro, the product of Union County, was truly a trailblazer and a New Jersey success story when he dominated the scene in the early...

September 2, 2015

With team captain Tara Fleming of Jersey City carding a 2-over-par 74 and 15-year-old Ami Gianchandani of Short Hills adding a 3-over 75, New Jersey, sponsored by txhe NJSGA,...

September 2, 2015

A year ago, Trevor Randolph of Arcola became first repeat champion in the NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championship since Tom Gramigna of Tavistock in 2002-03. Ed Alden of Flanders Valley...

September 1, 2015

For someone who says she has been struggling, it’s been a pretty fair year for Alicia Kapheim of Pennington, N.J., the medalist at Tuesday’s sectional qualifying for...

August 31, 2015

EXCLUSIVE UTE VIDEOLocal knowledge went a long way toward help crowning a championship team when the New Jersey State Golf Association’s inaugural Ultimate Team Event played...

August 27, 2015

The New Jersey State Golf Association’s inaugural Ultimate Team Event takes place this Monday, August 31, at Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson.This exciting new event...

August 26, 2015

PHOTO GALLERY FROM THE BARCLAYSNJSGA 2005 Junior champion Morgan Hoffman, a native of Wyckoff, N.J., isn’t yet a household name off the PGA Tour, but he’s getting...

August 25, 2015

Jordan Spieth, the No. 1 golfer in the world, returns to New Jersey, the same state where he won the USGA Junior Amateur in 2009. Two years later, he won the Junior Amateur again,...

August 24, 2015

Ever since his father, John, brought David Finn of Ramsey to his first golf tournament 11 years ago, his wheelchair-bound son has had the time of his life. It wasn’t so...

August 24, 2015

Matt Finger of Darlington, who grew up in Oradell, close by the Arcola Country Club, gets to return to his roots for the 2015 NJSGA Mid-Amateur which will be conducted at Arcola...

August 21, 2015

The inaugural Canoe Brook Scratch Invitational was conducted in Summit on Thursday, August 20, with the team of Steve Shunk of Canoe Brook and Greg Angelillo of Baltusrol winning...

August 21, 2015

Like he did last year, Morgan Hoffman, a native of Franklin Lakes, N.J., is ready to make a push in the FedExCup Playoffs.The playoffs begin next week, August 26-30, with The...

August 19, 2015

By Rebecca Gaona, NJSGA P.J. Boatwright Intern NJSGA/NJPGA Senior Open Championship, May 27, Metuchen Golf and Country ClubIn a battle of sudden death, Jim McGovern, the 1993...

August 18, 2015

Only two golfers played below-par golf to lead a field of 28 players who made the cut and advanced through the NJSGA Mid-Amateur qualifier on Tuesday, August 18, at Twin Brooks...

August 17, 2015

OFFICIAL RESULTS LISTED BELOWThe Trump Invitational, benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark and its affiliated LifeCamp and taking place over both the Old and New courses at...

August 13, 2015

VIEW VIDEO OF STODDARD TROPHY MATCHTeam captain Brian Komline of Black Oak, Kieran Purcell of Essex County, Dan Levinson of Bayonne and Ryan Snouffer of Panther Valley each won...

August 12, 2015

Zack Stark of Cedar Hill connected on a pair of late long-range putts and the 12th-seeded team of Stark and lifelong friend Brett Gottsegen of Essex County, the No. 12 seeds, won...

August 11, 2015

Here's a look at the individual golfers - and their achievements - who will represent the NJSGA in the upcoming 90th  Stoddard Trophy matches on Thursday, August 13, at the...

August 11, 2015

 By Brendan Prunty for New York TimesThe last time that Matt and Brett Jones played a competitive round in the same field was nearly a decade ago at the Jacob’s Creek...

August 11, 2015

Brothers Ethan and Jeremy Wall of Manasquan River will be teammates this fall at Loyola of Maryland. For the past two days, they have been teammates on the golf course, and...

August 10, 2015

 Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township has for the past three years been gearing up for this fall’s 61st   U.S. Senior Amateur Championship.The course...

August 10, 2015

 One of the youngest 12-man teams in the history of the New Jersey State Golf Association will attempt to win its third championship in four years against golf association...

August 6, 2015

Ken Ferriter of Ramsey wasn’t happy about the result of the final hole he and his son, Drake, had played before the rains came and halted play on Thursday, July 30, in the...

August 6, 2015

Beating your close friend and teammate in match play is one thing, but beating her in the semifinals and facing another quality opponent 45 minutes later is another.Those were the...

August 5, 2015

Tara Fleming of New Jersey National never saw the 6,152-yard layout at The Bedens Brook Club in Skillman until Monday, but over the course of two days made herself right at...

August 5, 2015

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley, who won the NJSGA Women’s Amateur in 2013, found herself trailing by three holes in her quarterfinal match against Rutgers sophomore Emily...

August 4, 2015

In 2010, Billy Charpek of Navesink won his only NJSGA tournament, the Pre-Senior championship in the only time he played it.Fast forward five years, and Charpek, 58, has added...

August 3, 2015

A year ago, Jay Blumenfeld of Mountain Ridge finally defeated five-time champion Allan Small of Fairmount to win his first NJSGA Senior Amateur championship.This year, Blumenfeld...

July 31, 2015

A field of 84 women participated in the first Warrenbrook Women’s Golf Association Women’s Tournament in conjunction with the Somerset County Parks Commission on...

July 30, 2015

The annual Baltusrol Invitational took place July 16-17 and included Better Ball of Partners and Alternate Shot on the Lower Course and Aggregate Team Total on the Upper...

July 30, 2015

Play was suspended for the day at 4:20 p.m. due to inclement weather at the 93rd NJSGA Father and Son Championship at Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield.Of the starting field,...

July 29, 2015

Whenever Jake Mayer of Plainfield needed inspiration, he thought of his late instructor at Plainfield, Wesley Mensing, 27, who was killed on Jan. 3 while crossing a street in New...

July 28, 2015

Each year, the PGA of America selects the Youth Player Development Award  winner from its 27,000 members, “to the member who has displayed extraordinary and exemplary...

July 28, 2015

Not only was Dylan Stein forced to battle the heat and humidity, but one of his closest friends, Hunterdon Central high school teammate James Wolfangel, also of Copper Hill, in...

July 27, 2015

Chris Gotterup of Rumson and James Wolfangel of Copper Hill shared medalist honors at 2-under-par 69 for the 94th NJSGA Junior Championship on Monday, July 27, at Rumson Country...

July 23, 2015

Peter Kozubal of Fox Hollow has won his share of club championships along the way – nine at his home club including 2014 and five more at Shawnee On Delaware – but...

July 22, 2015

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley is one of the most prolific female golfers in the history of the NJSGA. On Wednesday, July 22, she added yet another championship to her burgeoning...

July 21, 2015

By Rebecca Gaona, P.J. Boatwright InternDinner reservations to get to by 5 o'clock?Back pain through the first seven holes?With the time it takes to play 9 holes, it gives anyone...

July 20, 2015

Within the past year, Taylor Totland of Tinton Falls, who plays out of Hollywood Golf Club, has won the NJSGA Women’s Amateur, the Southern Conference champions as a member...

July 17, 2015

Upper Montclair's Tyler Hall, 33, claimed one of the biggest victories of his career by winning the 95th New Jersey State Golf Association Open Championship by seven shots on...

July 16, 2015

VIEW OFFICIAL VIDEOTyler Hall, the new Director of Instruction at Upper Montclair Country Club and a native of Wayne, has returned home in a big way.Just six months into his new...

July 15, 2015

 Wayne, N.J.-native Tyler Hall, who spent 10 years playing on various mini tours, has found himself a home at the Upper Montclair Country Club where he was hired as Director...

July 14, 2015

In his last two rounds of New Jersey State Golf Association competition, amateur Max Greyserman of Crestmont has been a birdie machine.On June 4, Greyserman, a rising junior at...

July 13, 2015

By Rebecca Gaona, P.J. Boatright internThere is a saying, “everything happens for a reason.”After playing golf for more than 50 years, Jean Giuliano, 91, made her...

July 10, 2015

Marina Alex, who grew up in Wayne, N.J., and played out of the North Jersey Country, sits atop the leaderboard as one of three first-round leaders of the U.S. Women’s Open...

July 10, 2015

Rockaway River Country Club, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, will play host to the 94th NJSGA Open Championship. The event is sponsored by Lincoln Motor...

July 10, 2015

 By Rebecca Gaona, P.J. Boatwright InternNew Jersey has some of the most competitive collegiate players; they take their competitive nature into the classroom as well. These...

July 9, 2015

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley, who has won the NJSGA Women’s Amateur and two Junior Girls championships returned to New Jersey on Thursday, July 9, in defense of her NJSGa...

July 8, 2015

Ami Gianchandani of Rock Spring overcame a bogey on the final hole that cost her an outright victory, then rallied with a birdie in a one-hole playoff on the same hole to win the...

July 7, 2015

Madeline Jin of Royce Brook remembers her first effort in the NJSGA Junior Girls Championship when she played in it for the first time.“Last year, I wasn’t mentally...

July 2, 2015

Peter Barron III of Stone Harbor won the inaugural South Jersey Golf Association Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship on Tuesday, June 30, at Burlington Country Club.Barron shot...

June 30, 2015

Former State Open champion Matt Jones of Due Process Stable finished birdie-birdie for a 1-over 72-73-69-69-283 and tied for fifth place in the 2015 PGA Professional National...

June 30, 2015

Jared Mactas of Woodcliff Lake is tied for the lead at 3-under-par 70-69-139 heading into this afternoon’s final round of the 54-hole MGA 60th Ike Championship at...

June 29, 2015

In the five-year history of the NJSGA Member Golf Day, players have been coming from far and wide to take part in the Association’s most popular member benefit.But not as...

June 25, 2015

Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson is the site of two prestigious scholastic tournaments each spring, the Housen Financial All-Star Challenge which began in 2000, pitting...

June 24, 2015

By Rebecca Gaona, NJSGA P.J. Boatwright InternThroughout the United States, junior golf has drastically grown over the past few years. Down at the Jersey Shore, the scores are...

June 24, 2015

The PGA of America announced today that applications for all available adult and junior volunteer positions for the 2016 PGA Championship are now being accepted at...

June 23, 2015

The first NJSGA State Open qualifier ever conducted at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth was an unqualified success.In 2016, the State Open will be conducted at Galloping...

June 22, 2015

Jim McGovern of Whigte Beeches carded a 1-over-par 71 on his first round while amateur Roger Hoit of Summit, N.J.., was 3-over and Brent Studer of Metdeconk National at 5-over...

June 19, 2015

 Led by five New Jersey golfers, the Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association displayed an excellent showing by capturing the 112th Inter-City Competition for the Clement...

June 18, 2015

By Shabaz Singh, NJSGA InternWhat are the odds of having two hole-in-ones in the same round? According to the National Golf Registry, the answer is 67 million to one. On the...

June 17, 2015

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) member Eric Johnson reflects on his shepherd past as he prepares Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open   On the verge...

June 17, 2015

Jim McGovern of White Beeches defeated host PGA Professional and course designer David Glenz of Black Oak, 5 & 4, in the final match in the first-ever NJPGA Senior Match Play...

June 17, 2015

  BY GREG MATTURA, The RecordPat Wilson’s debut in a PGA Tour event will be the U.S. Open.The 24-year-old pro from Andover Township returned from a lower back...

June 16, 2015

The 13th annual New Jersey Evans Scholars Classic outing brought together more than 100 Evans Scholars alumni, administrators, NJSGA caddie alumni, and friends and included the...

June 16, 2015

Stunning Rumson Country Club in Rumson provided the backdrop for the second NJSGA Member Golf Day of the season to a sold-out field of 109 excited golfers.“We’re back...

June 12, 2015

Way back in 1900 when the New Jersey State Golf Association was formed, one of the 10 charter courses  was a nine-hole private club called Jersey City Golf Club.The club was...

June 11, 2015

Dot Paluck of Bernardsville, N.J., and Paul Caruso will serve as USA captains for the 2016  Women’s World Amateur Team Championship  and Men’s World Amateur...

June 11, 2015

Robb Gibb, director of instruction at The Loft at North Jersey Country Club in Wayne recently finalized the SAM PuttLab Level3 six-hours certification course with success and is...

June 10, 2015

Brett Jones of Due Process Stable was trailing Sam Kang (Essex Golf Range) by 3 strokes heading into round 3 and for most of the day.  After making the turn Kang had a two...

June 10, 2015

By Rebecca Gaona, NJSGA P.J. Boatwright InternMore than 100 Evans Scholars alumni, administrators, NJSGA caddie alumni, and friends will be on hand for a day of golf, dinner, and...

June 9, 2015

While two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen was showered with accolades for qualifying for the 2015 U.S. Open as medalist at the Open qualifier at Old Oaks and Century clubs in...

June 9, 2015

Last summer, Brittany Weddell of Spring Meadow tied for third in the NJSGA Women’s Public Links Championship.On Tuesday, June 9, Weddell was part of a championship on her...

June 8, 2015

VIEW VIDEO OF MAX GRESYERMAN'S STIRRING COMEBACK FROM SIX SHOTS BACK AS HE WINS 114th STATE AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP ON JUNE 4, 2015 AT MORRIS COUNTY GOLF CLUBCLICK FOR VIDEO LINK

June 5, 2015

By Steve Edelson, Asbury Park PressFurman coach Kelley Hester has seen plenty during her 18 years coaching in the collegiate ranks.She watched Stacy Lewis blossom under her...

June 4, 2015

State Open champion Max Greyserman of Crestmont is making a case for being a strong finisher.Last July, he had to overcome a two-shot deficit with nine holes to go to defeat...

June 3, 2015

 John Voetsch of Baltusrol, a rising senior at Vanderbilt University, fired a two-under-par 69, the third-low round of the day, for a two-day total of even-par 140 and took a...

June 2, 2015

Arcola Country Club made a memorable debut in the 2015 Red Hoffman Cup Finals,  cruising to a solid four-shot win over defending champ Black Oak Golf Club and two-time HCM...

June 2, 2015

LPGA star Natalie Gulbis of Henderson, Nev., followed  a course-record 66 with a two-over-par 73 (139) and earned medalist honors at the  U.S. Women’s Open...

June 1, 2015

LPGA Tour Player Natalie Gulbis fired a course record of 5-under-66 and was on the verge of locking up medalist honors at the 36-hole U.S. Women’s Open Sectional...

May 29, 2015

By Rebecca Gaona, NJSGA P.J. Boatwright InternNew Jersey native, Marina Alex formerly of Wayne, N.J., returns to her home state for the Shoprite LPGA Classic in Galloway.The...

May 29, 2015

NJSGA member clubs and golf courses are urged to Pre-Register for the inaugural NJSGA Ultimate Team Event (UTE).  Pre-registration begins today, Friday, May 29, at 2 p.m.The...

May 29, 2015

The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter’s Legendary Links golf raffle is a unique spin on the more traditional golf fundraising...

May 27, 2015

Jim McGovern of White Beeches is most likely the most acclaimed head professional in the New Jersey ranks, having spent 20 years on the PGA Tour.Just four months after turning 50,...

May 26, 2015

By Rebecca Gaona, NJSGA P.J. Boatwright InternNatalie Gulbis, Giulia Sergas, Nicole Castrale, and Joanna Coe are among many LPGA players attempting to qualify for one of two spots...

May 26, 2015

A trio of club professionals, Jim McGovern of White Beeches, Chris Dachisen of North Jersey and Mark Yannotta of Anchor Golf Center, all shot one-under-par 71s to share the lead...

May 21, 2015

 A pair of runner-up finishes in the Bergen County and North Jersey Non-Public sectional didn’t sit well with Kelly Sim of Holy Angels.So the freshman from Edgewater,...

May 21, 2015

TEE TIMES, PAIRINGS FOR 114th STATE AMATEURMike Stamberger of Spring Lake, winner of the past two Amateurs, leads a field of 90 qualifiers into the 114th New Jersey State...

May 20, 2015

 Bergen Catholic won the 2015 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association/NJSGA team championship for the second year in a row at the Tournament of Champions on...

May 19, 2015

Senior Will Voetsch of Delbarton, whose brother John finished T-11 at the 2014 NJSGA State Amateur, won the 2015 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association boys'...

May 15, 2015

STAND WITH FOLDS OF HONOR AND COMPETE AGAINST GOLF’S BIGGEST STARS IN THE INAUGURAL PATRIOT GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP Play a Round of Golf at Any Course Between now and May 25...

May 12, 2015

NJSGA GOLF MAGAZINE CELEBRITY INTERVIEW Jim Spanarkel is a New Jersey basketball legend.Spanarkel’s career spans from the playgrounds of Jersey City to All-American...

May 12, 2015

A group of nearly 80 women were treated to a full day of instruction on Tuesday, May 12, at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.For a third straight year, employees of...

May 7, 2015

CLICK FOR PRE-SENIOR PHOTO GALLERYAn off-season workout program has paid massive dividends for Nick Desai of Baltusrol.“This year, I made it a point to get a victory....

May 6, 2015

Morten Gotterup of Rumson, the 2012 champion, fired a six-under-par 66 and grabbed a three-shot lead over defending champion Tom Fallon of Colts Neck and Roddy McRae of Baltusrol...

May 5, 2015

By Sean T. KellyNJSGA P.J. Boatwright InternFirst Green, a non-profit organization which originated in the state of Washington, now has a foothold on the East Coast thanks to...

May 5, 2015

At Maplewood Country Club, inexperienced female golfers are being indoctrinated in all aspects of the sport in a fun and friendly environment.The “Maplewood Newcomers”...

May 4, 2015

Dad Stephen E. and son Stephen H. Osterlof of River Edge, who played in the last two NJSGA Father & Son Championships, had a day they’ll never forget on Sunday, May...

April 29, 2015

Dan Levinson of Bayonne and Jay Blumenfeld of Mountain Ridge comprised the final group and came home with all three points as the New Jersey State Golf Association team halved...

April 24, 2015

Seven of the pairings for the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship include golfers with New Jersey ties.Groupings and starting times have been announced for the first two...

April 24, 2015

Eagle Oaks Invitational 2015Mid Am DivisionApril 23, 2015Weather: 48 degrees, overcast, wind 20-25 mphPar 71, 7170 1         ...

April 23, 2015

Hoffman Cup Semifinal results, May 9: Black Oak Golf Club (8) def,. Knickerbocker Country Club (4)Plainfield Country Club (7.5) def. Manasquan River Golf Club ...

April 23, 2015

Since 1961, Anchor Golf Center in Whippany has meant many things to many peopleFrom first golf swing to first date, Anchor Golf Center has been a social and athletic hub over 26...

April 16, 2015

PHOTO GALLERY FROM COMPHER CUP, APRIL 29, 2015 Renowned Bayonne Golf Club in Bayonne, N.J. will be the venue when the New Jersey State Golf Association hosts the Golf...

April 14, 2015

After several months of planning and preparation, Club Champion, a custom club-fitter and NJSGA partner, opened its 11th  store and first in the metropolitan area.On Monday,...

April 9, 2015

Tyler Citrin of Springfield, N.J., a caddie at Baltusrol Golf Club, has been named the third NJSGA joint recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the Evans Scholarship...

April 7, 2015

Kenny Bontz of Jumping Brook is the type of golfer who lets nothing stop him, not even the fact that he is an amputee golfer who lost his left leg due to a rare type of cancer.But...

April 6, 2015

The New Jersey State Golf Association has partnered with Club Champion, a national leader in custom club fitting and building, in advance of its latest store opening.On Monday,...

April 2, 2015

It was one of the roughest winters on record for members of the John Caliendo Winter Golf League, yet it was somehow fitting that the weather had finally broken to a balmy 62...

April 1, 2015

The Maplewood Country Club is in need of part-time help this spring and summer in the bag room. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license and make a presentable...

April 1, 2015

By Libby McMillan, CliffsLiving.comA New Jersey man has floored his friends and acquaintances – and even himself - by making an astounding total of 17 holes-in-one in the...

March 31, 2015

Patrick Manogue stood overlooking the 10th hole at Berkshire Valley Golf Course in Jefferson Township before the start of the 40th Annual Wiegand Farm Golf Classic. “What a...

March 30, 2015

For dedicated lovers of golf, New Jersey is the place to be in 2015.The golf calendar is brimming with outstanding events taking place at many of the state’s most revered...

March 26, 2015

Many of the top names in New Jersey’s golfing community gathered at the United States Golf Association’s stunning Golf Museum to observe the 10th  anniversary of...

March 20, 2015

Morgan Hoffmann’s mind was elsewhere Thursday at Bay Hill after finding out earlier in the day that his grandmother had passed away.She was 97 and Hoffmann described her as...

March 19, 2015

The best source of referrals for new members comes from a country club’s newest members, according to Donna Coyne, executive director of Professional Club Marketing...

March 12, 2015

Rich Kennedy, NJSGA Director of Handicapping and Member Benefit Services, conducted the first of two GHIN handicapping seminars on Wednesday, March 12, at the Eagle Ridge Country...

March 3, 2015

NJSGA GOLF SUMMIT ON TAP FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18      Donna Coyne, president of Club Mark Corporation and executive director of Professional Club...

February 27, 2015

Donna Coyne, president of Club Mark Corporation and executive director of Professional Club Marketing Association is among four featured speakers for the fifth annual New Jersey...

February 25, 2015

THE BABE AND MY GRANDPAThis story is written in remembrance of my grandfather, Bill McCann (1921 – 2014)Courtesy of Trent McCannAs Trent McCann was growing up, his...

February 23, 2015

The New Jersey State Golf Association and the New Jersey Section of the PGA have combined resources to restart a dormant golf program at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark.The...

February 19, 2015

Billy Casper Golf (BCG) - the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S. - has been selected to manage the iconic Forest Hill Field Club in...

February 13, 2015

Upper Montclair, Trump National-Bedminster, Ridge at Back Brook,  and Hidden Creek are among the 11 scheduled Member Golf Days for 2015 conducted by the New Jersey State Golf...

February 12, 2015

Former NJSGA president Adrian M. 'Bud' Foley Jr., one of New Jersey's leading lawyers for six decades, passed away on Feb. 9, 2015, three weeks after his 93rd birthday.Foley was a...

February 5, 2015

The NJSGA, in cooperation with Galloping Hill Golf Course, is offering a short program which will review the basic rules of golf, including rules situations which are common to...

February 5, 2015

Frank Esposito Jr., of Brooklake, a two-time winner of the NJSGA State Open and runner-up in 2014, is playing as a full-time rookie on the PGA Champions Tour and makes his...

February 5, 2015

New Jersey golf families should note the Eighth World Invitational Father & Daughter Tournament which this July takes place at world famous Waterville Golf Links in County...

February 4, 2015

NJSGA & SOUTH JERSEY GOLF ASSOCIATION FORM STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPThe New Jersey State Golf Association has entered into a strategic relationship with the South Jersey Golf...

February 4, 2015

Donnelly Industries, a long-time sponsor of the New Jersey State Golf Association, has found a way to support a local pro who has made the big-time.Frank Esposito Jr., of...

February 4, 2015

 Ladies,Hard to believe that the golf season will be here before we know it. Less than five months until the USGA Girls' Junior Qualifier at Arcola Country Club in Paramus,...

January 29, 2015

 The New Jersey State Golf Association has entered into a strategic relationship with the South Jersey Golf Association in an effort to maximize playing opportunities for...

January 29, 2015

The NJSGA is making available two USGA P.J. Boatwright internships for the upcoming golf season. The internships, which include compensation, are one for a three-month period and...

January 28, 2015

A 13-year renovation of five Bergen County public golf courses has been completed with the final touches taking place at Valley Brook Golf Course in River Vale.The relationship...

January 16, 2015

The temperature was hovering around the freezing mark when 87 golfers in the John Caliendo Jersey Shore Winter Golf League teed off in a shotgun start on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015...

January 12, 2015

http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-courses/new_jersey Best In State Rankings - Pine ValleyWe rank the top venues in New Jersey (2015-2016)1. (1) Pine Valley G.C. (pictured...

January 12, 2015

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January 8, 2015

A pair of young New Jersey golfers and college buddies, both out of Somerset Hills, decided just before the deadline last summer that they would compete in a qualifier for the...

January 7, 2015

DATES AND SITES ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 NJSGA MAJORS The 114th State Amateur is scheduled for June 2-4 at Morris County Golf Club in Morristown; the 95th State Open is scheduled...

January 5, 2015

Wesley Mensing  hired just a year ago as Plainfield Country Club’s first-ever director of instruction,  was tragically killed in New York City on Saturday night,...

2014

December 22, 2014

Alice Chen of Princeton, the most prolific female golfer in the history of the New Jersey State Golf Association, was formally presented the inaugural Women’s Player of the...

December 19, 2014

The First Tee of Raritan Valley recently put the exclamation point on one of its greatest years ever with its 12th annual Polar Bear Golf Classic conducted for the second year in...

December 17, 2014

McRae Capital Management Inc. of Morristown, a long-time partner of the New Jersey State Golf Association, was named recently as one of New Jersey’s most outstanding...

December 16, 2014

Bob Ross has gained the respect of those in the golf community no matter where he has traveled. Since 1976, Bob has spent the bulk of that time in New Jersey, for 20 years as head...

December 8, 2014

In his wildest dreams, New Jersey’s Frank Esposito Jr., the long-time pro at Brooklake Country Club never thought he’d win two of the most important tournaments of his...

December 5, 2014

The distinguished 25-year career of Steve Foehl as NJSGA executive director was celebrated on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 4, at NJSGA headquarters at Galloping Hill Golf Course...

December 3, 2014

Tom McGovern, former NJSGA president (2012-13), received a special sports recognition award from the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association at its annual meeting on...

December 1, 2014

Golf course architecture firm Tripp Davis and Associates of Norman, Okla, has embarked on the second phase of its renovation and restoration of the Jersey Shore’s historic...

December 1, 2014

High Mountain Golf Club in Franklin Lakes will close on Sunday, December 7, making way for housing in the Bergen County community.High Mountain, a semi-private course which opened...

November 24, 2014

Fairmount’s Carol Graybeal, a rules official and tournament administrator with the New Jersey State Golf Association, has been appointed to serve a one-year term on the 2015...

November 21, 2014

Frank Esposito Jr. of Brooklake, a resident of Monroe, N.J., was the only player to post four sub-par rounds and capped a brilliant two weeks of golf with a 1-under-par 71 for a...

November 20, 2014

Thanks to the spirited efforts of two women, members of Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman are working towards making Thanksgiving a much happier holiday in Central Jersey.For...

November 19, 2014

The "Concert for Brendan"  will honor the late NJSGA caddie scholar Brendan Tevlin of Livingston on Sunday, November 30, at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair.Tevlin, a...

November 17, 2014

Frank Esposito Jr. of Brooklake Country Club and Monroe Township, N.J., had difficulty sleeping on a four-stroke lead in the 26th Senior PGA Professional National Championship...

November 4, 2014

George Ancuta, PGA Professional at Knoll Golf Club West in Parsippany, has been recognized on the national stage, as he was named the recipient of the 2014 PGA Merchandiser of the...

October 31, 2014

New Jersey’s Dot Paluck of Baltusrol and Somerset Hills, and Brigid Shanley Lamb and Ann Probert, both of Somerset Hills, were recognized with honorary memberships by the...

October 29, 2014

Pat Wilson of Panther Valley and Ryan McCormick of Suburban, two former New Jersey State Golf Association Players of the Year, are both in prime position to earn berths on the...

October 24, 2014

Essex Fells head professional Russ Helwig, who has served at the club since 1975, was honored with the yearly Distinguished Service Award at the 11th  annual NJPGA/NJSGA...

October 21, 2014

Six months after the matches were originally scheduled, the Golf Association of Philadelphia defeated a team from the New Jersey State Golf Association, 9.5 –8.5 , on...

October 20, 2014

Players came from all corners of the Garden State on Monday, October 20,  to attend the New Jersey State Golf Association’s final Member Golf Day of the 2014, fittingly...

October 16, 2014

State Amateur champion Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake has won his second NJSGA Player of the Year Award.Stamberger, who tied for the runner-up spot at the State Open, bested...

October 15, 2014

 Bob Krueger of Rockaway River, a tournament official for more than 30 years, was honored by the New Jersey State Golf Association on Wednesday as winner of the Honey Gantner...

October 14, 2014

Eric LeFante, a two-time winner of the NJSGA Public Links Championship, who will be competing for the NJSGA in next week’s Compher Cup matches against the Golf Association...

October 7, 2014

Russ Helwig, head professional at Essex Fells Country Club since 1975, will be honored with the yearly Distinguished Service Award at the 11th  annual NJPGA/NJSGA Celebration...

October 6, 2014

 Baltusrol Golf Club  in Springfield has been designated as one of nine new national historic landmarks, it was announced Sept. 30 by U.S. Secretary of the Interior...

October 1, 2014

Derrick Scenna of Deal fired a 1-under-par 71 and Nicole Totland of Hollywood recorded the second hole-in-one of her young career, and both were crowned winners at the NJSGA...

September 30, 2014

Sisters Hana and Anina Ku of Basking Ridge attained two goals in one day when they qualified for the first U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship on Tuesday Sept. 30, at the...

September 29, 2014

The New Jersey State Golf Association is announcing a travel partnership with Old Course Experience (OCE) and is offering NJSGA members the opportunity of a lifetime to explore...

September 29, 2014

An eight-man team representing the New Jersey State Golf Association had to settle for third place in seeking its first victory since 2003 in the 26th Senior Challenge Matches on...

September 26, 2014

Isabel Gonzalez of Bloomfield is representing The First Tee of Raritan Valley in this weekend’s Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour...

September 26, 2014

FINAL DAY REPORTSteven Zychowski fired an even-par 72 (219 total) and State Amateur champion Mike Stambeger added a 73 (231 total) to spark New Jersey in the final day of the U.S....

September 24, 2014

NJSGA president Frank O’Brien called defending champion Trevor Randolph of Arcola and Peter Barron III of Stone Harbor “two warriors” and he gave a perfect...

September 23, 2014

It’s been a banner summer for Fran Gacos, capped off by Tuesday’s victory in the 36-hole 45th NJSGA Women’s Senior Amateur in come-from-behind fashion at the...

September 22, 2014

Tom Collins of Spring Brook, a former NFL tight end, fired a round of two-under-par 69 to wrest medlist honors by one shot from defending champion Trevor Randolph of Arcola in...

September 19, 2014

Herme Chua, 43, lives a rather orderly lifestyle, coaching his daughter’s elementary school track team, married for a decade. He’s a native of New Jersey, a Rutgers...

September 17, 2014

Member Golf Days, hosted by the New Jersey State Golf Association, have been a boon for Ben DiPalma of Glen Rock.By the time the Member Golf Day season ends on October 29 at Trump...

September 16, 2014

Doug Fraser of Galloway National, who played with Jack Hubbert, became the only man to have his name etched on the championship trophy four times when the Galloway National duo...

September 15, 2014

The NJSGA Annual Meeting is set for Wednesday October 15, at the Association’s headquarters at Galloping Golf Course.The meeting, which takes place beginning at 10 a.m.,...

September 15, 2014

Former U.S. Women’s Senior Amateur champion Sherry Herman of Jackson, N.J., claimed one of her best come-from-behind victories in her career Monday when she rallied from...

September 10, 2014

Louis Oberti drained a 30-foot winding putt on the final hole for a birdie and a net eagle to spark the team from Deer Run to the championship of the NJSGA 48th Best-Ball-of-Four...

September 9, 2014

Four players from New Jersey, including former champion Sherry Herman of Jackson, are in the field of 132 or the 2014 U.S. Women’s Senior Amateur Championship at Hollywood...

September 3, 2014

The six New Jersey representatives who qualified for the U.S. Mid-Amateur will not have far to go to compete. The 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, which will be conducted...

September 2, 2014

The just completed summer season saw New Jersey youth receive golf training at a number of venues around the state.Roxiticus Golf Club in Mendham conducted a variety of...

August 29, 2014

On Labor Day weekend, golfers across the country are asked to add an extra dollar to their greens fees to fund Folds of Honor scholarships. More than 150 New Jersey courses are...

August 26, 2014

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – At a flag-raising ceremony today overlooking the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem officially announced on...

August 20, 2014

Phil Mickelson, never at a loss for words, couldn’t help chide Rory McIlroy as he walked up the 17th fairway, and past the 18th tee box at Ridgewood Country Club where...

August 18, 2014

Kevin Purcell, the General  Manager for Golf Courses in Bergen County, will become the Executive Director of the New Jersey State Golf Association effective January 1, 2015,...

August 18, 2014

The largest field ever to attend an NJSGA-sponsored Member Golf Day came to Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson on Monday, August 18.Some 198 golfers took part in the seventh...

August 14, 2014

Sherry Herman of Colts Neck, one of the state’s most prolific women’s golfers, teamed with Helen Bernstein of the WGA of NJ for a 4-under-par 68 to win the NJSGA 2nd...

August 13, 2014

Former Rider University and high school teammates Grant Skyllas and Josh Krumholz fired 8-under-par 63 to earn medalist honors at the first-ever U.S. Men's Four-Ball qualifier...

August 12, 2014

State Open champion Max Greyserman of Crestmont, five-time State Senior Amateur champion Allan Small of Fairmount and veteran Matt Finger of Darlington each won two singles...

August 11, 2014

Many of the top amateurs in New Jersey, including State Open champions Max Greyserman of Crestmont (2014) and Benjamin Smith of Little Mill (2012) and Senior Amateur champion Jay...

August 8, 2014

State Amateur champion Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake is in first place in the standings for the NJSGA Player of the Year Award over State Open Champion Max Greyserman of...

August 7, 2014

For the second consecutive year, the home team won.Home-standing Max Greyserman and Jim Rosenthal of Crestmont defeated Vince Totka of Old York at Chesterfield and Dave Hirschhorn...

August 6, 2014

Top seeds Steve Zychowski and Sam Wallach of Mendham counted five birdies but still had to grind their way to a 2-and-1 victory over John Browndorf of Deal and Jack Skirkanich of...

August 5, 2014

The duos of Steve Zychowski and Sam Wallach of Mendham and Jerry Lee and Brian Kramer of Trump National-Bedminster each fired rounds of 8-under-par 64 to share medalist honors for...

August 5, 2014

The sixth Member Golf Day of 10 in 2014 was the fourth sellout of the year as more than 100 golfers participated at venerable Rock Spring Club in West Orange on Tuesday, August...

August 4, 2014

Anthony Campanile of Deal won some impressive championships in his younger days, but none was as rewarding as winning the NJSGA 92nd Father and Son Championship which he achieved...

July 31, 2014

Taylor Totland of Hollywood was so tired after defeating future Furman University teammate and defending champion Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley in 19 holes in the semifinals, that...

July 30, 2014

Joe Roeder of Little Mill won the he South Jersey Golf Association (SJGA) men’s championship in a playoff on Monday at Riverton Country Club in Cinnaminson.  Joanne...

July 30, 2014

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley needed 17 holes to win her quarterfinal match and 19 holes to emerge victorious in the Round of 16, but the defending champion will compete in the...

July 29, 2014

Jay Blumenfeld of Mountain Ridge, a two-time runner-up, earned his first NJSGA Senior Amateur Championship on Tuesday, July 29.Blumenfeld, the first-round leader with a...

July 29, 2014

Fran Gacos of Copper Hill, twice a runner-up in the Women’s Amateur, carded rounds of 83 and 78 to win the first NJSGA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship on Tuesday,...

July 28, 2014

Jay Blumenfeld of Mountain Ridge found a way to combat some gusty winds in the opening round of the 36-hole 56th NJSGA Senior Amateur Championship on Monday at the 6,370-yard Deal...

July 25, 2014

The New Jersey State Golf Association has been selected to conduct the first-ever qualifying for the newest USGA Championship, the 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, to be...

July 24, 2014

Vince Palazzolo of Colts Neck said he just wanted to enjoy himself in the final match of the 93rd NJSGA  William Y. Dear Junior Championship on Thursday, July 24, at Suburban...

July 24, 2014

Jacob Stockl of Hyatt Hills, who 10 day ago played in the U.S. Public Links, needed an extra playoff hole to win the 10th  NJSGA Men’s Public Links Championship on...

July 23, 2014

Eighth-seeded Erick Alonso of Darlington, who helped lead Bergen Catholic to the state scholastic Tournament of Champions  victory this spring, had a tough road to reach...

July 22, 2014

With nine players shooting par or better, the surviving 16 players who enter Wednesday’s Round of 16 for match-play in the 93rd NJSGA William Y. Dear Junior...

July 21, 2014

With the month of July marking the 10th anniversary of The Ridge at Back Brook, 104 fortunate golfers enjoyed  taking part in the New Jersey State Golf Association’s...

July 18, 2014

Defending champion Ryan Siegler of Mercer Oaks has an opportunity to repeat when he participates in the 10th New Jersey State Golf Association Men’s Public Links...

July 17, 2014

In less than one year, Max Greyserman of Crestmont has gone from NJSGA Junior Champion, 18-and under age group, to victor of the 94th New Jersey State Open Championship on...

July 16, 2014

Nick Rencis of Ballyowen couldn’t help but notice that his coach, Brett Jones of Mountain Ridge, was leading the 94th State Open with a 5-under-par 67 through...

July 16, 2014

Defending champion Frank Esposito of Brooklake birdiied three of his final seven holes for an even-par 71, and combined with his opening-round 67 gave him a one-shot lead heading...

July 15, 2014

Five years ago, Brett Jones, now an assistant pro at Mountain Ridge, won the New Jersey PGA Match-Play Championship at the Essex County Country Club in West Orange.On Tuesday,...

July 14, 2014

The 2014 New Jersey State Golf Association Youth Foundation Pro-Am, conducted at Essex County Country Club in West Orange, site of the 94rd State Open on Monday, July 14,...

July 11, 2014

Essex County Country Club, one of the founding clubs of the New Jersey State Golf Association and the place where the first association meeting was conducted in 1900, will play...

July 10, 2014

Christina Parsells of Baltusrol was more than happy to learn she had been paired with two-time champion Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley for the final round of the 60th Junior Girls...

July 9, 2014

Two-time and defending champion Alice Chen, who now plays out of Neshanic Valley, returned to her roots at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough on Wednesday and promptly left...

July 7, 2014

Taylor Totland of Tinton Falls and Karen Chung of Livingston each shot 2-over-par 70s and shared medalist honors at U.S. Women’s Amateur sectional qualifying on Monday, July...

July 2, 2014

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield  as the host site for the 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. It will be...

July 2, 2014

Every member of Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit was recently asked if he or she would like to make a $10 donation to The First Tee of Raritan Valley. They almost all did...

July 1, 2014

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley, the one of the most prolific female golfers in NJSGA’s annals, added yet another championship to her resume when she defeated Noelle Maertz of...

June 30, 2014

With a full field of 109 golfers, including Evans Scholars alumni, NJSGA caddie alumni, and friends , the 12th annual East Coast Evans Scholars Classic golf outing held on Monday,...

June 27, 2014

It simply occurred to Bill Blanchfield one day that he had played a lot of New Jersey golf courses. Then he began to wonder how many he still had left to play every single one of...

June 26, 2014

Edgewood Country Club in River Edge was the site of an NJSGA Member Golf Day on Thursday, June 26, although the signage was a little off.Everywhere, there were signs for...

June 23, 2014

Bill Hook of Knickerbocker birdied three of his final five holes for a one-under-par 69 to earn medalist honors at Monday’s qualifier for the NJSGA 94th Open Championship at...

June 20, 2014

Baltusrol Golf Club was presented a recognition flag as the top contributing club to the New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Foundation at the annual CSF Trustees...

June 17, 2014

A full field of 106 golfers from all over the state were on hand for the NJSGA’s third Member Golf Day of 2014 at the venerable Rumson Country Club in Rumson.VIEW PHOTO...

June 17, 2014

Vic Bacile of Spring Brook, who served the NJSGA for nearly three decades as a tournament official and last October was the second recipient of the Honey Gantner Award, has passed...

June 12, 2014

Girls of all ages are invited to participate in the first LPGA/USGA Girls Golf Invitational on Monday, August 4, at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. The event benefits...

June 11, 2014

The team of Fran Gacos and John Feindt of Copper Hill shot three-under par on their final nine holes for an even-par 72 to win the NJSGA 48th Mixed Pinehurst Championship by...

June 5, 2014

  CLICK TO VIEW HIGHLIGHT VIDEO          AWARDS CEREMONY VIDEODefending champion Mike Stamberger‘s string of three straight birdies on the...

June 4, 2014

Ryan Snouffer of Panther Valley had a game plan and he stuck to it.“I wanted to be aggressive and conservative at the same time,” said Snouffer, 19, who parlayed a...

June 3, 2014

Less than a year ago, Trevor Randolph made his presence known in New Jersey golf by winning the NJSGA Mid-Amateur Championship at Trump National in Bedminster.On Tuesday,...

May 30, 2014

John Rochford of Echo Lake, one of the leading fund-raisers in the 67-year history of the New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Foundation was recently honored by...

May 30, 2014

The 113th New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship will be hosted by the Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly for the first time when it hosts a field of 108...

May 29, 2014

By Anthony LubranoOak Hill Golf Club, located in Milford in Hunterdon County, is proud to be celebrating its 50thanniversary in 2014. Over the past half century, the club has...

May 28, 2014

Frank Esposito Jr. of Brooklake, playing in his first NJSGA/NJPGA Senior Open, put together a pair of sub-par rounds and earned a two-stroke victory over Mark Yannotta of Essex...

May 27, 2014

Fresh off an impressive showing in the Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores, Frank Esposito Jr. of Brooklake, winner of two tournaments already this spring, fired a...

May 23, 2014

The New Jersey State Golf Association is instituting two new Player of the Year Awards, joining the annual men’s Player of the Year, which has been awarded since 2002....

May 22, 2014

Hollywood Golf Club, which is hosting the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sept. 13-18, is seeking more than 125 volunteers to help in a variety of capacities. ...

May 21, 2014

Catherine O’Donnell of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., shot the low round of the day, a two-under-par 69 in the morning, then added a four-over-par 75 in the afternoon for a...

May 20, 2014

Jeremy Wall of Manasquan River has done a lot on the golf course in his teenage years.Just 18, the senior at Christian Brothers Academy, who on Monday won state scholastic...

May 19, 2014

By Kevin CaseyLed by Patrick Bosworth and Todd Peluso’s four-under 67 and David Glenz and John Olsen’s 68, Black Oak Golf Club successfully defended its 2013 Red...

May 15, 2014

Three representatives of the China Golf Association spent a full day at NJSGA headquarters at Galloping Hill Golf Course on Wednesday, May 14.The Chinese representatives included...

May 14, 2014

Some 40 men and women participated in the NJSGA annual course rating seminar on Wednesday, May 14 at Galloping Hill Golf Course.“It’s a refresher course for our course...

May 12, 2014

By Kevin CaseyThe 2014 Red Hoffman Cup Matches identified its four finalists on Saturday, May 10. Black Oak, Manasquan River, Montclair and Spring Brook secured their positions in...

May 9, 2014

Steve Foehl, executive director of the New Jersey State Golf Association for the past 25 years, is stepping down from his position at the close of the calendar year.Foehl will...

May 8, 2014

Renowned Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Orange hosted the New Jersey State Golf Association’s annual Sponsor Appreciation Day on Thursday, May  8.Representatives...

May 6, 2014

It had been 15 years since Tom Fallon of Colts Neck had won an NJSGA-hosted championship.On Tuesday  May 6, the 46-year-old Fallon got back in the winner’s circle by...

May 5, 2014

Rod McRae III of Baltusrol and Tom Fallon of Colts Neck both carded rounds of three-over-par 74 to share the first round lead of the 36-hole NJSGA 56th   Pre-Senior...

May 1, 2014

Anthony Palombo of John F. Kennedy High School in Iselin has been coaching scholastic golf for 27 years.If anything, it means he and his players have seen many, many golf...

April 30, 2014

Ryan McCormick of Suburban, the NJSGA Player of the Year in 2012 and State Amateur champion that year, this past weekend finished tied for ninth at PGA Tour Canada Q-School to...

April 28, 2014

Ryan Pongrac of Freehold, who plays out of Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, has accepted a scholarship to join the International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) in...

April 28, 2014

The NJSGA’s Member Golf Day season is officially underway.With a full-field of 112 players in attendance , Trump National – Philadelphia was the site for the first of...

April 24, 2014

Officials representing the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and board members of the New Jersey State Golf Association ceremoniously cut the ribbon for the new NJSGA...

April 23, 2014

Leading amateurs from the New Jersey State Golf Association and the Golf Association of Philadelphia (GAP) will square off Tuesday, October 21, in the 53nd Compher Cup Matches at...

April 17, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, was a busy day at the NJSGA headquarters at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth when it presented both a Rules Seminar and a Tournament Officials...

April 16, 2014

In a span of about 45 minutes, Beacon Hill Country Club enjoyed a flurry of aces that will never be forgotten.Playing in the men’s Opening Day tournament at the Atlantic...

April 9, 2014

Following the completion of the Intragrpup play of the 2014 Red Hoffman Cup matches, group champions Black Oak, Montclair, Spring Brook, Manasquan River, Bedens Brook, Plainfield,...

April 8, 2014

Beaver Brook Country Club in Annandale will be the latest NJSGA member club to offer golf classes through the First Tee of Raritan Valley.First Tee classes  will be conducted...

April 3, 2014

The New Jersey State Golf Association conducted the first of two Rules Seminars for the upcoming 2014 golf season at the Spring Lake Golf Club on Thursday, April 3.The second...

April 2, 2014

With one of the most brutal winters in recent memory finally in the rearview mirror, it’s time to hit the golf course.And as of April 1, golfers can post scores for rounds...

March 26, 2014

Bradley Klein, architecture editor of Golfweek, Matthew Pringle and Jim Moore, both of the USGA, Baltusrol Golf Club’s Director of Grounds Mark Kuhns, Nancy Sadlon of the...

March 21, 2014

R.J. Donnelly, the president of Donnelly Energy in Wayne, N.J., will speak on the financial benefits of green energy efficient buildings, particularly at golf facilities, as part...

March 14, 2014

Mark Kuhns, director of grounds at Baltusrol Golf Club, and Nancy Sadlon, executive director of the New Jersey Green Industry Council, will discuss the impact of local and...

March 12, 2014

Betty Lou McCabe, a long-time member of Baltusrol Golf Club and the Women’s New Jersey Golf Association,  passed away at age 86 on Saturday, March 8.Betty Lou and her...

March 7, 2014

By Mike MorettiBabe Ruth is a larger-than-life figure, a sports persona that transcends generations. As big as Tiger Woods has been to golf the past 15 years, Babe Ruth was many...

February 28, 2014

Once again, New Jersey golfers will have the opportunity to play some of the state’s most prized private courses this upcoming golf season at a very reasonable cost thanks...

February 27, 2014

Ryan McCormick of Suburban, who won the NJSGA State Amateur and Met Amateur in 2012, and a current NJSGA Caddie Scholar at St. John’s University, kicked off his 2014...

February 26, 2014

Matthew Pringle and Jim Moore, both of the USGA, will discuss “While We’re Young,” the USGA directive on fundamentals of pace of play and how course management...

February 25, 2014

Two New Jersey golf courses, Freeway Golf Course in Sicklerville and the defunct Shady Rest Golf and Country Club in Scotch Plains, and two other clubs are being honored as part...

February 20, 2014

Sid Dorfman, a member of the Sports Hall of Fame of New Jersey and the first golf writer for the Newark Star-Ledger, passed away at age 94 on Saturday, Feb. 15.Dorfman, who worked...

February 14, 2014

Bradley Klein, the preeminent author in this country on golf course design, will be among the six featured speakers for the annual New Jersey State Golf Association Golf Summit on...

February 10, 2014

Every time Kenny Bontz of Jumping Brook plays in an NJSGA event, he’s a shoo-in for “Most Courageous Golfer” of the tournament.In 2006, Bontz made the decision...

February 4, 2014

Despite the snow on the ground (and more to come), the New Jersey State Golf Association offers a glimpse of warmer weather, as registration for its 2014 Championships is now...

January 28, 2014

A renovation of the bunkering at Spring Lake Golf Club was completed by the end of December, with the 33 bunkers on the back nine being modernized. A similar effort will take...

January 23, 2014

On Wednesday night, January 22, a pair of New Jersey PGA professionals, were honored with national awards by the PGA of America during the 61st PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando,...

January 17, 2014

By Mike MorettiIt’s finally starting to sink in that, yes, Vini Lopez, former caddie master at Deal Golf & Country Club and assistant caddie master at...

January 15, 2014

Just one year after accepting the job of head professional at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, Bobby Cruickshank found himself poised to win the 1923 U.S. Open at Inwood...

January 8, 2014

It was just two-and-a-half years ago that Kevin Foley of Neshanic Valley won the 2011 State Open at Hollywood Golf Club in Deal.This weekend, Foley walks onto the biggest stage of...

January 7, 2014

Every Thursday from October 31 through April 3, these hearty golfers tee it up on courses throughout New Jersey, providing there is no snow cover or otherwise impossible elements...

January 6, 2014

In the space of two years, Deal Golf and Country Club will have restored all of its bunkering under the auspices of famed course designer Rees Jones.The project began in late 2012...

2013

December 23, 2013

Courtesy of JAG Physical Therapy (www.jagpt.com)Late fall to early spring is a time of year that golfers typically put away their clubs until the start of the following golf...

December 19, 2013

December 25th will mark the 23rd   consecutive year that son of Ireland Niall Handley of Essex Fells C.C. returns home for the holidays.Handley and his family –...

December 16, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Association is in collaboration with the New Jersey Green Industry Council.The purpose of the Council (NJGIC) is to represent, promote and defend the...

December 10, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Associations has announced an ambitious nine-event schedule of Member Golf Days for the 2014 season.The schedule is an all-time high for the association...

December 5, 2013

Some 55 golfers teed it up for the annual Polar Bear Outing, benefitting the First Tee of Raritan Valley, on the morning of Thursday, December 5, at the Galloping Hill Golf Course...

November 27, 2013

Mike Strusiak, who grew up playing Bergen County’s public courses including Darlington and Overpeck, has always been a good golfer. But he never thought golf would help lead...

November 15, 2013

On Nov. 22, State Open champion Frank Esposito Jr. of Brooklake placed in a tie for 23rd in the final qualifying stage at TPC Scottsdale for next year’s Champions Tour.By...

November 12, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Association was the recipient of the 2013 “Best Service – Large Association” award at the recent USGA GHIN Users meeting at the...

November 11, 2013

In advance of next September’s U.S. Women’s Senior Amateur Championship on its links, Hollywood Golf Club in Deal is getting a facelift.The club is restoring all of...

November 7, 2013

Dan Levinson of Bayonne, the low amateur in the 2013 NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open at Navesink, continued an excellent summer of golf when he won a gold medal as part of the United...

November 6, 2013

Just three weeks after the official transformation of Galloping Hill Golf Course in preparation for the 2016 NJSGA State Open was announced by the Union County Board of...

November 1, 2013

 In the aftermath of  Hurricane Sandy’s devastation of the Jersey Shore, the New Jersey State Golf Association’s Youth Foundation has come to the rescue of...

October 30, 2013

For the Studer family, there’s nothing quite like playing golf in Halloween costumes.The Studers, who include Manasquan River Golf Club pro Brent Studer, initiated their...

October 29, 2013

The NJSGA golf season concludes on October 31st. The 2016 golf season is set to begin on April 1. Any rounds played in the Northeast between November 1, 2015 and March 31st,...

October 29, 2013

 The prestigious Judy Bell Award, which recognizes significant contributions to women’s and junior golf in the Metropolitan area was presented to The New Jersey State...

October 25, 2013

The 10th annual Celebration of Golf on Thursday, October 24, at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster put an official close to a very successful New Jersey golf season.The...

October 24, 2013

Marina Alex of the North Jersey Country Club called it the happiest day of her golfing career. It happened on Sunday, October 20, when she walked off the course at the Symetra...

October 22, 2013

Pat Wilson of Panther Valley, who won the 111th  Met Amateur Championship on August 5, is the 2013 New Jersey State Golf Association Player of the Year.The annual NJSGA...

October 21, 2013

A field of 82 players enjoyed the sixth and final NJSGA Member Golf Day on Monday, October 21, at venerable Rockaway River Country Club in Denville.This year, four of the six...

October 17, 2013

The transformation of Galloping Hill Golf Course by Rees Jones and his team in preparation for the 2016 NJSGA State Open is under way, the Union County Board of Freeholders and...

October 15, 2013

The co-recipients of the 2013 NJSGA/NJPGA Distinguished Service Award are two past presidents of the NJSGA, Adrian “Bud” Foley (1986-87) and Robert “Bob”...

October 15, 2013

Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, which has been selected to host the 2015 U.S.  Senior Amateur Championship, served as the backdrop for the NJSGA’s fifth...

October 10, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Association on Thursday installed Frank O’Brien of Plainfield as its new president, along with three new Board of Trustees members, elected its...

October 9, 2013

An up-and-down round that included bogeys on his final three holes resulted in a 3-over-par 74, yet for Allan Small of Fairmount, it was good enough to win his third consecutive...

October 8, 2013

 Four-time and defending champion Allan Small of Fairmount and Tournament of Champions winner Jay BIumenfield of Mountain Ridge each shot 2-over-par 73 to share first place...

October 7, 2013

The Upper Montclair Country Club, site of many LPGA, Champions Tour and NJSGA Championships, played host to the fourth of six NJSGA Member Golf Days with largest field ever in the...

October 4, 2013

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley, who led New Jersey to its first title in the 10th USGA State Team Championship on September 19, is featured this week in the October 7 issue of...

October 3, 2013

Jay Blumenfeld of Mountain Ridge fired a 1-under-par 71 to win for a third time and Susie Kirk of Tavistock carded a 2-over-par 75 to win in her first appearance in the NJSGA...

October 1, 2013

Fran Gacos of Copper Hill carded a 9-over-par 80 for a 36-hole total of 161 and won her fourth title in the event on Tuesday, October 1, when she claimed the 44thNJSGA...

September 30, 2013

Three-time champion Fran Gacos of Copper Hill carded a 9-over-par 81 to lead a field of 71 golfers in the first day of the 36-hole 44th NJSGA Women’s Senior Championship at...

September 27, 2013

Ocean County’s initial permanent First Tee site will be unveiled in a ground-breaking ceremony on Tuesday, October 1st at Ocean County Park in Lakewood.The First Tee...

September 25, 2013

LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis visited the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains on Wednesday, September 25, and succeeded in raising monies for worthy charities.A morning golf...

September 24, 2013

Rich Forlenza, playing for the first time at Galloway National Golf Club, found it much to his liking as he birdied five holes to lead North Jersey Country Club’s foursome...

September 20, 2013

New Jersey sports legend Frank Tripucka, known for his exploits on the football field, and an avid golfer at area clubs, passed away on September 13 at the age of 85.He captained...

September 19, 2013

(VIEW PHOTO GALLERY AT BOTTOM OF PAGE)With Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley tying for the individual title, the New Jersey State Team, sponsored by the New Jersey State Golf...

September 18, 2013

For Neal Schuman, it felt great to repeat as a champion. For Adam Kugler, it was great to share a championship in his first partnership with Schuman.Together, the Alpine Country...

September 17, 2013

 Two representatives of The Korea Institute of Sports Science, another from the Korea Golf Business Association, plus an interpreter, paid a visit to NJSGA headquarters on...

September 16, 2013

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley fired a 6-under-par 67 to take over the individual lead and pace New Jersey to a tie for first place place with Florida heading into Thursday's final...

September 13, 2013

Trevor Randolph of Arcola said it was his best putting display of the summer. And it was a lot of everything else as well.Playing 5-under-par over 16 holes, Randolph, 40, of...

September 12, 2013

A lightning warning at 6 p.m. halted play in the championship match between co-medalists Trevor Randolph of Arcola and former champion Mike Deo of Black Oak in the 30th NJSGA...

September 11, 2013

Co-medalist Trevor Randolph of Arcola, club champion Jerry Lee of Trump National-Bedminster, and former State Amateur champions Mike Deo of Black Oak, the other...

September 10, 2013

Former champion Mike Deo of Black Oak and Met Amateur runner-up Trevor Randolph of Arcola each fired rounds of 2-under-par 70 to share medalist honors in the qualifying round of...

September 9, 2013

Ryan McCormick of Suburban, winner of the 2012 State Amateur, added another championship to his resume on Sunday, Sept. 8, when he won the Bergen County Amateur Championship at...

September 9, 2013

On Thursday, September 11, the Be A Hero For Zero Caddie crew, led by co-founders Greg Corbo and Essex County Caddie Master Ken Cooke , will again march into Ground Zero.This...

September 4, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Association’s 30thMid-Amateur Championship will have a new look to it – and will award a new champion the Gigi Carnevale Trophy.All this...

September 3, 2013

Pat Wilson of Panther Valley, who won the 111th Met Amateur Championship on August 5th, has a commanding lead in the annual NJSGA Player of the Year race which honors the...

August 28, 2013

Some 150 public and private golf courses in New Jersey are participating in the seventh annual  Patriot Golf Day to benefit children and spouses of military service men and...

August 27, 2013

New Jersey golfers have a rare opportunity to play against one of the top professional golfers on tour in the second annual Garden State Tour Pro Challenge.On Wednesday, Sept. 25,...

August 26, 2013

Dr. Beverly E. Harrison, JD,  an avid golfer who is passionate about bringing golf to inner city youth and who oversees Renaissance Junior Golf and LPGA/USGA Girls Golf of...

August 22, 2013

TJ McGovern doesn’t mince words when it comes to talking about his job.“I’m a very lucky guy doing what I’m doing,” he said on Thursday at Liberty...

August 21, 2013

Coming into the 2013 season, PGA Tour rookie Morgan Hoffmann of Wyckoff, winner of the 2005 NJSGA Billy Y. Dear Junior Championship, said his goal was to finish in the Top 50 and...

August 20, 2013

Pete Witkowski, who served on the NJSGA course-rating committee for nearly three decades and was president of the New Jersey Public Golf Organization for more than 25 years,...

August 19, 2013

Kevin Foley of Neshanic Valley, a resident of Somerville and the 2011 NJSGA State Open Champion, has earned a PGA Tour card for the 2014 season by virtue of finishing in the Top...

August 15, 2013

.With Ryan McCormick of Suburban, Jimmy Dengler of Rumson, Harrison Shih of Alpine and Trevor Randolph of Arcola all sweeping their afternoon singles matches, the defending...

August 13, 2013

Max Greyserman of Crestmont, who won the 92nd NJSGA Billy Y. Dear Junior Championship on July 24 at Raritan Valley Country Club, is competing this week in the British Boys...

August 13, 2013

This past July 4,  the directors and members of the Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale dedicated a unique 9/11 Memorial created from an actual piece of World...

August 12, 2013

As you have probably learned by now, the United States Golf Association in June unveiled a new public education campaign to raise awareness across the golf community of the...

August 7, 2013

It took a while, but Pat Wilson of Panther Valley finally got his breakthrough victory – and in impressive fashion.Wilson, 23, a recent graduate of St. John’s...

August 7, 2013

Following a morning semifinal match that included 10 birdies between Domenic Gatto and Riley Powers of Eagle Oaks, many wondered what the pair could do for an encore in the...

August 6, 2013

It took Royce Brook duo of Bob Blumber and Amateo Bido  37 holes to win two matches and advance to Thursday’s semifinal round of the 81st NJSGA Four-Ball Championship...

August 5, 2013

A full, sold-out field of 112 golfers, tying the record for most golfers at a Member Golf Day event, was in force at renowned Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson, N.J., on...

August 5, 2013

A pair of friends from childhood, Steve Zychowski and T.J. Malman of Mendham, teamed up for the first time and had a round to remember, shooting 6-under-par 65 to earn medalist...

August 1, 2013

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley, a high school senior, became the first golfer to win the NJSGA Women’s Amateur, Junior Girls and state high school championship in the same...

July 31, 2013

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball and U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship sites for the 2015 and 2016...

July 31, 2013

A pair of golfers representing Neshanic Valley Golf Course will meet in the 36-hole final of the 88thNJSGA Women’s Amateur Championship to be played Thursday, August 1, at...

July 30, 2013

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley turned in her second consecutive round of 2-over-par 74 and earned medalist honors after 36-holes of qualifying by two strokes at the 88thNJSGA...

July 29, 2013

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley, who in June won her second straight NJSGA Junior Girls Championship – by 10 shots – fired a 2-over-par 74 and held a one-shot lead over...

July 26, 2013

Other than the fact that she is a caddie in a male-dominated profession, there is no other indication that Jackie Dubrovic, who caddies at the North Jersey Country Club in Wayne,...

July 26, 2013

Golfers throughout New Jersey and surrounding states are urged to protect their valuables due to an ongoing string of credit-card thefts in local golf-club locker rooms.New Jersey...

July 25, 2013

It had been eight years since Bobby and Bob Krueger of Rockaway River competed in the NJSGA Father and Son Championship. But Thursday’s turned out to be special.The Kruegers...

July 24, 2013

Max Greyserman of Crestmont played sub-par golf for three straight days and it culminated with a 5 and 4 victory over Zach Egermayer of White Beeches in the final match of the...

July 23, 2013

Zach Egermayer of White Beeches birdied his final three holes to close out his high school teammate and defending champion Ryan Rose of Ridgewood, 3 and 1, to advance to the...

July 22, 2013

John Edler of Rumson fired a 5-under-par 67 for the low round of his career and earned medalist honors on Monday, July 22, in the 92nd NJSGA Billy Y. Dear Junior Championship at...

July 18, 2013

 On a day that included a hole-in-one on his fifth hole, 19-year-old Ryan Siegler of Mercer Oaks carded rounds of 69-71 for a 2-under-par 140 and a four-stroke victory on...

July 15, 2013

Lisa Lifer of Panther Valley enjoyed another ‘first” on Monday, July 15, when she paired with Joy Passalacqua of Pinch Brook to win the inaugural NJSGA Women’s...

July 12, 2013

VIDEO INTERVIEW OF STATE OPEN CHAMPION FRANK ESPOSITO AND ACTION VIDEO FROM FINAL HOLENJSGA.ORG STORY, PHOTO GALLERY, FINAL SCORINGAREA-WIDE NEWSPAPER, INTERNET COVERAGE OF 93rd...

July 11, 2013

It was 14 years between victories, but none could have been sweeter than what Frank Esposito Jr. of Brooklake accomplished in the 93rdNJSGA Open Championship, sponsored by Lincoln...

July 10, 2013

Defending champion Benjamin Smith of Neshanic Valley on Wednesday moved a step closer to history. Fashioning his second consecutive 4-under-par 67, Smith stands at 8-under-par 134...

July 9, 2013

Alice Chen of Neshanic Valley has worn a yellow golf shirt for the final round of the Junior Girls' Championship two years running. It is her answer to Tiger Woods wearing a red...

July 8, 2013

The 2013 New Jersey State Golf Association Youth Foundation Pro-Am, conducted at Hackensack Golf Club, site of the 93rd State Open on Monday, July 8, attracted 28 foursomes to...

July 3, 2013

Venerable Hackensack Golf Club, which has hosted New Jersey State Golf Association championships since the 1920s, will play host to the State Open for the first time in...

July 1, 2013

Samantha Perrotta of Gambler Ridge weathered a four-hour rain delay and fired an even-par 38-33-71 to win the 10th NJSGA Women’s Public Links championship by one shot over...

June 26, 2013

Soo Kyong Lee’s hole-in-one highlighted the New Jersey State Golf Association’s Member Golf Day at the Raritan Valley Country Club in Bridgewater on Monday, June...

June 26, 2013

Nearly 100 Evans Scholars alumni, NJSGA caddie alumni, and friends were on hand for a day of golf, dinner, and camaraderie at the 11th annual East Coast Evans Scholars Classic...

June 21, 2013

Cover photo: David Glenz caddies for Jesse Smith at U.S. Open at MerionNo, David Glenz of Black Oak, one of the country’s top golf instructors and New Jersey PGA Hall of...

June 20, 2013

The Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth will host the 2013 Northeast Regional Chapter Challenge beginning Sunday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 2, and include chapters...

June 18, 2013

Cover photo: Tom McGovern presents recognition plaque to Baltusrol's Rick WolffeThe NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Foundation’s annual trustees meeting on June 13th marked a...

June 11, 2013

 Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake, fresh off his victory at the 112th State Amateur at Canoe Brook Country Club, has the early lead in the annual NJSGA Player of the Year...

June 6, 2013

It came down to the final putt and 41-year-old Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake was able to achieve a championship he never thought he would win  - the 112th New Jersey State...

June 5, 2013

Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake birdied each of his first three holes and later bogeyed two of his final three holes that enabled him to shoot a 1-under-par 71 for a 3-under total...

June 4, 2013

Jimmy Dengler was a willing listener to whatever advice Rumson head professional Brian Gaffney was willing to dispense.Gaffney, after all, had earned a spot in the 2012 U.S. Open...

June 3, 2013

Cover photo: Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake in Tuesday's State AmateurVeteran Mike Stamberger of Spring Lake and 19-year-old Luke Edelman of North Jersey both fired State Amateur...

June 2, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Association’s third season of Member Golf Days began with a sold-put showing on Monday, June 3, at an outstanding venue, Trump...

May 31, 2013

The 112th New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship will be hosted by the Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit for an eighth time when it hosts a field of 100 golfers,...

May 30, 2013

Annie Park of Levittown, N.Y., who last week won the NCAA Women’s Championship as a freshman at the University of Southern California, and 15-year-old Brooke Henderson of...

May 29, 2013

A pair of scratch golfers representing a club without real estate walked away with the 47th NJSGA Mixed Pinehurst Championship on Wednesday, May 29, at the Maplewood Country...

May 24, 2013

By Zack AlcornBill Hansen had always wanted to work in the golf industry; he just didn’t know when he would end up there.Today, Bill is the tournament coordinator for the...

May 21, 2013

Morgan Hoffmann, the PGA Tour rookie from Wyckoff, N.J., switched putters midway through the HP Byron Nelson Championship and posted back-to-back rounds of 4-under-par 66s...

May 17, 2013

Jim Jacobsen, in his 31st season as golf coach at his alma mater, Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, was honored Saturday, May 11, on the occasion of earning his 900th...

May 14, 2013

Cover photo: Low amateur Dan Levinson, left, and Senior Open champion Bill BrittonBill Britton of Trump National-Colts Neck fired a 3-under-par 69, the lowest score of the event,...

May 13, 2013

Chris Dachisen of North Jersey birdied each of the final three holes to finish with a 2-under-par 38-32-70 for a two-shot lead over defending champion Bill Britton of Trump...

May 10, 2013

Cover photo:  Team scramble winners, from left, Chris and Rod Donnelly, and Chris Powers of Donnelly Industries, and NJSGA board member Kevin PurcellThe venerable Somerset...

May 8, 2013

Cover photo: Metuchen's Scott Lipareli, left, with Metuchen head pro Andy BrockScott Lipareli of Metuchen, playing in his first NJSGA Pre-Senior Championship, made the most...

May 7, 2013

COVER PHOTO: Morten Gotterup of Rumson, 2012 championBob Duenskie of Flanders Valley was tired of competition amongst friends.“I had gotten some new clubs, some blades, and...

May 6, 2013

Zora Moore from The First Tee of Raritan Valley has been selected to attend The First Tee Life Skills and Leadership Academy in San Diego, Calif. July 24-30. Moore will join more...

May 6, 2013

COVER PHOTO: Rich Kennedy and wife AndreaRich Kennedy, the NJSGA Director of Handicapping and Membership Services, was recognized for his athletic excellence on Friday, May 3,...

May 6, 2013

The NJSGA is happy to welcome the LPGA back to the New Jersey for the 2013 ShopRite LPGA Classic at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club.  With only days before Galloway...

April 30, 2013

Cover photo: 1937 U.S. Open champion Ralph Guldahl, right, with runner-up Sam SneadBy Mike MorettiBen Hogan, Jimmy Demaret and Byron Nelson called him the greatest golfer in the...

April 26, 2013

Honey (Schembeck) Gantner , who embodied the spirit of the NJSGA’s “ultimate volunteer” passed away on Friday, April  26, at age 89.Honey, a long-time...

April 25, 2013

GEICO and NJSGA have partnered together to bring NJSGA members a special discount on high-quality car insurance. Start a free rate quote today or call 1-800-368-2734 to see how...

April 25, 2013

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Greater Newark, a division of Renaissance Jr Golf Inc., is  a developmental junior golf program for girls ages 7-17. It begins its 2013 season on...

April 17, 2013

For the first time since 2009, the New Jersey State Golf Association's team won the annual Compher Cup match against the Golf Association of Philadelphia.Top amateurs from the New...

April 15, 2013

The long-awaited move of the new Jersey State Golf Association to its new administrative offices at the recently constructed clubhouse at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth...

April 8, 2013

Mary (Rodgers) Eichhorn of the Spring Lake Golf Club, winner of three New Jersey State Golf Association  Women’s Senior Championships and one NJSGA Women’s...

April 1, 2013

It's finally here, April 1, the first day you can post scores for rounds of golf played in New Jersey and throughout the Northeast. Keep in mind that for any holes played where...

March 26, 2013

Pictured: Max Behr, left, and Alister MacKenzieThe winner of two New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur championships is the subject of a six-page feature article in the March...

March 25, 2013

PGA Tour rookie Morgan Hoffmann of Wyckoff, who won the 2005 NJSGA Junior championship, is playing the best golf of his short professional career.Two weeks after his best finish...

March 22, 2013

Pictured, from left, Tom McGovern, Mike Hughes, Sandy Cross, Kevin PurcellFor the first time, the New Jersey State Golf Association is offering video of the annual Golf Summit....

March 8, 2013

Mike Meisenzahl of Medford, N.J. and Little Mill C.C.,the runner-up to Mike Deo in the 2009 NJSGA Amateur championship, sank a 45-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole on...

February 28, 2013

Once again, the NJSGA is offering a series of free seminars on handicap services, both GHIN and USGA, with a new twist – the opportunity to play golf at an exclusive country...

February 28, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Association is seeking new volunteers, both men and women, to serve on its Tournament Committee. Volunteering with the NJSGA Tournament Committee...

February 27, 2013

We're counting the days until the NJSGA administrative offices move into the new headquarters at the newly constructed clubhouse at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. The...

February 26, 2013

The New Jersey State Golf Association encourages anyone associated with golf in the state to attend one of its two upcoming seminars on the Rules of Golf.Board of Trustees members...

February 25, 2013

Kevin Foley of Somerville, less than two years removed from his victory in the 2011 New Jersey State Golf Association Open, captured his first professional tour event on Sunday...

February 21, 2013

Pictured: JAG Physical Therapy founder John Gallucci Jr. works with a patientThe New Jersey State Golf Association and JAG Physical Therapy have entered into a partnership to...

February 20, 2013

In 2003, Matt Davidson of Peddie won the New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship at Panther Valley Golf and Country Club.Just two years later, Davidson had earned...

February 15, 2013

Pictured: NJPGA 2012 staff, from left, Greg Zohovetz (Tournament adminstrator), Chris Hunt, Chris Bauer & Scott KmiecThe New Jersey State Golf Association congratulates Scott...

February 13, 2013

The third annual New Jersey State Golf Association Golf Summit is fast approaching and the NJSGA is proud to announce that Block Vision, a leading provider of wellness vision and...

February 12, 2013

Cover photo: 2011 NJSGA Four-Ball champions Mike DiMeglio & Anthony Aloi of Mercer Oaks; 2012 champions Harris Podvey & Mike LoCastro of Rolling Greens pictured belowThe...

February 8, 2013

Cover Photo: Trump National GC - PhiladelphiaPictured: Ninth hole (West) at Upper MontclairNew Jersey golfers will have the opportunity to play six of the most esteemed private...

February 6, 2013

Deanna (Mackey) Molina has never met a challenge she didn’t like.Today, she is the Director of Compensation and Employment for the United States Golf Association in Far...

February 4, 2013

Pictured: Rockaway River Country Club has participated in NJCEP programNew Jersey golf course buildings, including clubhouses, pro shops, maintenance buildings, locker rooms,...

January 31, 2013

Register now for NJSGA Championships!Registration for the 2013 slate of New Jersey State Golf Association championships is now open through the NJSGA web site: www.njsga.org. The...

January 24, 2013

COVER PHOTO: Champion Vic Ghezzi, PGA president Tom Walsh, Byron NelsonWhen Vic Ghezzi, the head pro at Deal Golf and Country Club, defeated legendary Byron Nelson, the defending...

January 22, 2013

By Mike MorettiFor the past 30 years, Jim Morrissey of the Essex County Country Club has been a leading advocate of the NJSGA’s Caddie Scholarship Foundation.Through his...

January 15, 2013

COVER PHOTO: Jim McGovern flanked by brother Tom (current NJSGA president) and mom Terry at induction ceremony (more photos below)Former PGA Tour golfer Jim McGovern, head...

January 11, 2013

 Caddie Scholars from left, Troy Skibitsky, John Bartell, Chris Jacques, Kyle D'Amore, Nick Cerilli, Alex Connery, Steve Grobelny, Brendon Farrell, Brandon Theriault &...

January 4, 2013

  In June, 1900, representatives from 10 clubs met for dinner to put together plans for the first New Jersey state golf tournament. The clubs would form the New Jersey...

January 2, 2013

Pictured: Women's Amateur champion Alexandra Hershberger of Twin Brook, at Crestmont Country ClubFrom the Mid-Amateur, won by Brian Komline of Black Oak, to the State Amateur won...

2012

December 20, 2012

Pictured: Morris County Golf Club Women's Team, 1900 (additional photos below)When the Morris County Golf Club in Convent Station was founded in 1894, it held a unique distinction...

December 13, 2012

Pictured: Ed Roll and wife Lu, with Ed's scrapbook (see photo below)Ed Roll, long-time member of the Echo Lake Country Club, has had one of the most enduring playing careers in...

December 7, 2012

Marina Alex of Wayne, a former NJSGA Women’s Amateur runner-up, earned an LPGA Tour Card for 2013 with a T27 finish at LPGA Qualifying School at LPGA International in...

December 5, 2012

Pictured: TPC Jasna Polana at PrincetonThe State Open at Hackensack, the State Amateur at Canoe Brook, the State Mid-Amateur shifted to September at Trump National-Bedminster, and...

December 3, 2012

The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy did little to change the proposed official late-spring opening of the new 46,000-square foot clubhouse at the Galloping Hill Golf Course that will...

November 30, 2012

Wyckoff's Morgan Hoffman, who won the 2005 NJSGA Junior Championship, began the 2012 season with no official tour status, yet earned his 2013 PGA Tour Card by finishing in the top...

November 28, 2012

DRAWS REACTION FROM AROUND NEW JERSEYThe announcement on Wednesday that the R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA), golf’s governing bodies, are proposing...

November 16, 2012

READ BELOW HOW FIDDLER'S ELBOW PROVIDED REFUGE FOR ALLHurricane Sandy has come and gone, but left behind severe damage at several New Jersey courses.Particularly hard hit were...

November 13, 2012

By Mike MorettiFor the past 30 years, Jim Morrissey of the Essex County Country Club has been a leading advocate of the NJSGA’s Caddie Scholarship Foundation.Through his...

November 7, 2012

The New Jersey State Golf Association is pleased to announce its redesigned website.Visitors to NJSGA.org can expect:·         The...

November 5, 2012

Home Page Photo: Mini Golf in Point Pleasant takes a hit. Credit: Wayne Parry/APAs New Jersey and areas nearby struggle to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy,...

October 26, 2012

Photo Caption: John Murray on night of induction into Newark Athletic Hall of Fame with daughter Paige and sons, from left, Brendan and JohnJohn B. Murray, former president of the...

October 22, 2012

PHOTO CAPTION: From left, R.J. Donnelly of Player of the Year sponsor Donnelly Construction, Mark McCormick of Suburban G.C. accepting Player of the Year award for his son Ryan,...

October 15, 2012

PHOTO CAPTION: From left, Conor Casey, Adam Kugler, Brian Whitman, Mike Hyland (top), Ben Smith, Ron Vannelli, Kevin McSorley (center), Matt Finger (top), Tom McGovern, Niall...

October 11, 2012

The “Honey Gantner Award ,“ which will recognize the NJSGA Volunteer of the Year on an annual basis, was presented to its namesake in a moving ceremony on Thursday,...

October 10, 2012

Ryan McCormick of Suburban enjoyed one of the most outstanding seasons of any golfer in the history of the NJSGA.McCormick, 20, became only the fifth player in history to win the...

October 9, 2012

Niall Handley punctuated his victory with a 20-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a round of 2-under-par 68 to win the men’s division on Thursday, Oct. 4, of the 2012...

October 3, 2012

In the space of seven days, Peggy Ference of Cherry Valley has notched the only two tournament victories of her life outside of four club championships.On Wednesday, Oct....

October 1, 2012

Jay Blumenfeld of Mountain Ridge and Ron Vannelli of Metuchen, both former winners of the NJSGA Tournament of Club Champions, have advanced to the match-play portion of the 2012...

September 26, 2012

Ashlee Schlagenhaft, 7, of Brick enjoyed State Open at Manasquan River GC

September 25, 2012

The winner of the NJSGA Player of the Year Award likely will not be decided until Friday, October 5.That is the date of the annual Suburban Cup, played at the Suburban Golf Club...

September 20, 2012

Brian Komline’s eagle on the par-5 11th hole on Friday was the event’s highlight as New Jersey wrapped its three-day appearance at the 10th USGA Men’s State Team...

September 14, 2012

Brian Komline of Black Oak, a two-time New Jersey State Golf Association Player of The Year, knows what it’s like to compete in a USGA event as important as the 10th USGA...

September 12, 2012

Tom Avers and John Samerjan of Neshanic Valley combined for seven natural birdies to fire a seven-under-par 65 and win the 17th  NJSGA Senior Four-Ball Championship on...

September 11, 2012

It was only fitting that on September 11, Morten Gotterup of Rumson paused to pay homage to his former playing partner, Todd Pelino, who lost his life that day 11 years ago in the...

August 22, 2012

John Kilcullen, captain of his Jumping Brook foursome, knew what it took to win the NJSGA’s 46th Best- Ball-of-Four Championship.  Going into Tuesday’s event...

August 15, 2012

Amateurs defend home state when USGA State Team event comes to Galloway National, Sept. 19-21; Bob Housen to act as non-playing captain

August 8, 2012

Mike LoCastro’s eight-foot par putt on the 18th hole closed out the match following a 20-foot birdie putt on the 17th by partner Harris Podvey as the Rolling...

August 7, 2012

Val DePiro and Kevin McGlynn of Montclair combined for an even-par 71 to win the NJSGA’s 46thMixed Pinehurst Championship by one stroke on Tuesday, August 7, at the...

August 3, 2012

Alexandra Hershberger of Twin Brooks never veered from her game plan and it resulted in the championship of the NJSGA 87thWomen’s Amateur on Thursday at the Crestmont...

August 2, 2012

For the Johnsons of Stone Harbor, the first time was the charm.Matt Johnson and his dad, Bill Johnson Sr., appearing for the first time at the NJSGA’s 90th Father and...

July 31, 2012

Allan Small of Fairmount, three-time and defending champion, stared down a 12-foot putt he needed for victory at the 18th hole, then followed it into the hole as he won the...

July 25, 2012

Ryan Rose of Ridgewood tried to stay in the moment and it resulted in him winning the 91st NJSGA Billy Y. Dear Junior Championship on Wednesday at the Rumson Country...

July 20, 2012

Justin VanHyning of Mercer Oaks made up nine strokes over the final 18 holes, then won with a birdie on the third playoff hole to win the 36-hole 8th NJSGA Men’s Public...

July 16, 2012

The 2012 New Jersey State Golf Association Youth Foundation Pro-Am, conducted at the Manasquan River Golf Club, site of the 92nd State Open, was again an unqualified...

July 13, 2012

For amateur Benjamin Smith of Little Mill, a Voorhees resident, his time has finally come.After a runner-up spot in the New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur in 2011 and the...

July 13, 2012

Bill Britton of Trump National-Colts Neck added another accolade to his impressive resume when he earned $15,000 for finishing as the top professional at the recent 92nd New...

July 11, 2012

Alice Chen, 16, of Neshanic Valley overcame a bout of dizziness and put together a round of 1-under-par 34 on her back nine for a 36-hole total of 3-over-par 76-147 to win the New...

July 5, 2012

Picturesque Manasquan River Golf Club, which has hosted USGA and New Jersey PGA tournaments, is home to the State Open for the first time in history.The 92nd New Jersey State...

July 3, 2012

Noelle Maertz of Hyatt Hills survived a stretch of five-over-par on her first four holes of the back nine with a pair of late birdies and carded a three-over-par 73 to win the New...

June 28, 2012

Bob Housen, winner of six New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur championships, has been named a “Special Invitee” by the NJSGA Board of Trustees and is among 48...

June 14, 2012

For the McCormick family, it was the trip of a lifetime. Mark McCormick, who was co-medalist at U.S. Open sectional qualifying with Rumson’s Brian Gaffney, earned a spot at...

June 7, 2012

By Mike MorettiRyan McCormick, 20, of Suburban closed with a round of 2-under-par 70 after a 5-under-par 67 in the morning for a record 72-hole total of 12-under-par 276 to win...

June 5, 2012

The 111th New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship returns to the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield for the first time in 14 years when it hosts a field of 103...