The NJSGA’s “Wednesday Roundup” will run weekly through the 2022 golf season. This weekly news summary will feature local stories and news from throughout #thestateofgolf. If your organization or club has announcements to share, please email info@njsga.org with “Wednesday Roundup” in the subject line.

  • Tickets are now available for the 122nd U.S. Amateur at The Ridgewood Country Club and Arcola Country Club. (Click for more)
  • Volunteer opportunities are now available for the 122nd U.S. Amateur which include walking scorers, marshals/forecaddies, standard bearers, tee services, operations and caddie services. (Click for more)
  • Several New Jersey golf professionals wrapped up action at the PGA Professional Championship at the Foothills & Coore Crenshaw Courses at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas. Jim McGovern, Nick Bova, Brent Paladino, Danny Lewis, Brian Krulfeifer, Andy Brock, Tyler Hall, Bill Hook, Brian Mackey, Tommy Lee, Pat Fillian and Grant Sturgeon all represented the Garden State. Palladino and Sturgeon are still in the hunt as they head into the final round. The low-20 scorers will earn a berth in the 2022 PGA Championship from May 16-22. (Click for more)
  • The Ivy League Women’s Golf Championship is headed to The Ridge at Back Brook from April 22-24, site of the 2022 New Jersey Open Championship. Several New Jersey natives are on Ivy League rosters in Ami Gianchandani (Yale), Yoona Kim (Harvard), Anina Ku (Harvard), Eunice Kim (Penn), Christina Shao (Columbia), Marlene Tartaro (Columbia). (Click for live scoring)
  • Nathan Drogin of Newark Academy won a playoff to earn the 22nd Blue Devil Invitational at Echo Lake Country Club on Monday, April 18. (Click for more)
  • Andrew Lim of Montgomery High School won the Somerset County Tournament in a playoff to Lance Hollingshead at Neshanic Valley Golf Course on Monday, April 18. (Click for more)
  • Ethan Lee of Christian Brothers Academy won the Monmouth County Tournament with a 1-under 71 at Howell Park Golf Course on Wednesday, April 13. (Click for more)
  • Tanvi Samayam of Hillsborough High School won the Girls Somerset County Tournament on Tuesday, April 19 at Neshanic Valley Golf Course. (Click for more)
  • The LPGA Leadership Academy is headed to New Jersey on July 13-14, 2022 for girls ages 13-18. The Academy, which will take place at USGA headquarters is aimed at girls who have some experience in golf and an interest in improving confidence, communication, decision making, team and leadership skills. (Click for more)
  • The Lady Liberty Cup, a Ryder Cup style tournament will be played from April 30 – May 1, 2022 at Liberty National Golf Club. The tournament, which features junior female golfers from New Jersey and New York will raise funds to support Minds Matter, a non-profit organization with a mission to enhance academic and lifelong opportunities for deserving students from low-income communities.
  • Canoe Brook Country Club recently checked in at No. 40 in the Top Ranked Private Club and Resort Fitness and Wellness centers across the United States. (Click for more)
  • Forsgate Country Club is set to welcome the ANNIKA Foundation on May 12 for an allday event. The day will feature a breakfast session to hear Sorenstam's story, a golf outing on the historic Banks Course, a golf clinic, a six-hole exhibition match and a closing reception with raffle prizes. (Click for details)
  • The MGA Foundation, in partnership with Met Area clubs, will work through GOLFWORKS, its flagship internship program, will aid Ukranian State-side refugees enrolled at American colleges and universities who do not have a home country to return to this summer. Ukranian students as well as clubs looking to participate in this program should contact foundation@mgagolf.org.
  • Rutgers Women’s Golf Association is looking for new members. The league plays 18 holes Thursday mornings from April through October. Anyone interested in joining should contact membership chair Kathy Torpey at kathy.torpey11@gmail.com or 732-221-6294.
  • The LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup is headed to Upper Montclair Country Club on May 12-15. Volunteer opportunities are made available through the LPGA website. (Click for detials)
  • Registration is open for the 2022-23 Drive, Chip & Putt Championships. The USGA initiative is open to any boy or girl between the ages of 7-15. (Click for details)
  • Registration is open for the inaugural U.S. Adaptive Open, which is a new national championship that will showcase the world’s best golfers with disabilities. (Click for details)
  • An additional Mid-Amateur qualifier has been added to the NJSGA slate on May 11th at Galloping Hill Golf Course. Registration for the qualfier will open on Thursday, April 21.
  • The 2022 NJSGA Hall of Fame ceremony and reception will take place at Galloping Hill Golf Course. (Click for details)

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