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Monday, September 19, 2022

Presenting Sponsor:
The 96th Lincoln Metropolitan PGA Championship takes place September 20th – September 22nd and will be hosted by one of the sections premiere golf courses, The Bridge.

Thanks to Lincoln Motor Company, our Met Section Professionals can play and compete for a $100,000 prize purse. We appreciate the long-time dedication Lincoln has to the Met Section and their valued efforts in supporting our Professionals on the course and on the road.

Click the button below to hear from The Bridge Head Golf Professional, Jeff Warne, PGA and Golf Course Superintendent, Gregg Stanley ahead of the Championship! 
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New and Noteworthy
Junior Golfers Headed to Augusta!
Ava Estrella (pictured left) and Alexandra Phung (pictured right) are headed to Augusta! The duo each placed 1st in their respective age divisions at the Drive, Chip and Putt Regional Qualifier at TPC Boston! We are proud to have two great female golfers as representatives of the Met Section at the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at Augusta National next April!

Ava Estrella will compete in the Girls 14-15 Age Division. 
Alexandra Phung will compete in the Girls 10-11 Age Division. 
Save the Date 
The Met PGA Fall Meeting will be held at Garden City Country Club on Tuesday, October 25th. Registration and details on the day coming soon. 
We are thrilled to share the resumption of the PSAL Golf program at New York City Public Schools (high school golf) this fall. Our Foundation is proud to sponsor lessons for the players from our PGA Professionals to any team interested in taking advantage of that opportunity. If you would like to learn more and have not been involved before please contact Dan Frankel  for more information.
PGA HOPE classes are back this fall and we need your help! Please sign up to teach below at one of our three sites this spring. Professionals can sign up for one or more of the dates at any of the sites. Thank you in advance for your support of our veterans!
Bronx PGA HOPE - Mosholu GC
Tuesdays: September 20, 27, October 4
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sign Up

Hudson Valley PGA HOPE - Spook Rock GC
Wednesdays: September 28, October 5
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sign Up

Long Island PGA HOPE - Woodside Club
Tuesdays: September 27, October 4, 11
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sign Up
Tournament Updates
Del Ponchock Captures Senior Championship 
Del Ponchock of Hudson National GC captures the 2022 Met PGA Senior Championship for the first time in his career! With the victory, Ponchock earns a spot into the 34th Senior PGA Professional Championship in October at Twin Warriors and Santa Ana Golf Clubs in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM, along with the following senior professionals (in order of qualification) : Phil Cardwellof Rockville Links CC, Dave Fusco of Patriot Hills GC, John Schmoll of Burning Tree CC, John Bushka of Aspetuck Valley CC, and Carl Alexander of GC of Purchase. 

The following players received an exemption : Frank Bensel of Century CC, Mark Brown of Tam O'Shanter Club, Tom Joyce of Glen Oaks Club, and Craig Thomas of Metropolis CC
Recap Video
Tournament Purses
We will no longer be paying purses by check, you must sign up for ACH/Electronic Payment through Workday. If you do not have a Workday account, please click here to set up a New Contestant account. If you need to add your bank information to an Existing Contestant account, please click here.

If you need assistance, please e-mail Kaitlin Sabbagh ksabbagh@pgahq.com

2022 Tournament Schedule
Jeff Sullivan Appointed Head Professional at Cherry Valley Club

Cherry Valley Club has hired Jeff Sullivan, PGA as their new Head Golf Professional. 

Jeff brings fourteen years of experience as a golf professional, and skills honed while working under some Head Golf Professionals universally recognized as the best in the business. For the past five years, Jeff has been the First Assistant Golf Professional under Kirk Satterfield at Westhampton Country Club. Prior to Westhampton C.C., Jeff has worked at some great clubs including, Fenway Golf Club under Heath Wassem and for Matt Dobyns at Fresh Meadow C.C. in NY. He spent many winters working in Florida at Lost Tree Club, Emerald Dunes, and Frenchman’s Creek Country Club. Jeff is a terrific club fitter, one of the top teachers in the Metropolitan Section and the go-to instructor for men, women and juniors of all skill levels. He teaches over 700 hours annually of private and group instruction using video (OnForm), and motion analysis (Trackman & HackMotion Golf).

New Employment Opportunities
Check out the available Head Professional and Director of Golf opportunities below in the Met Section:

Innis Arden Golf Club
Seeking a Head Professional

Employment Listing

Our Employment Listing is updated almost everyday, be sure to check it out. You may post a job opening on the web site by contacting staff directly or submitting an online form by clicking
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