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Monday, June 13, 2022

Presenting Sponsor:

Precise Yardage Books provides bulk production to line your shops with quality, custom-designed yardage books your organization can be proud of. They offer hand drawn, tour color and tour black-and-white options with the ability to add logos/sponsor logos to meet your needs. 

Check out the Precise Yardage Books above that were created recently for the POLO Head Professional Championship at Greenwich CC! 
New and Noteworthy
Help us reach our goal to raise $250,000 on
August 1st at the inaugural Met PGA Birdie Bash!

Event Rundown
  • Individuals or teams of 2 (scramble) attempt to make as many birdies as possible in 72 holes
  • Proceeds will benefit the Metropolitan Section Foundation, the Cohen Children's Medical Center, and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
  • Donations will be raised on a per birdie made basis
  • Any Assistant who raises $1,000 or more for the Met PGA Foundation qualifies for the third tier of the Assistants Championship in September
Learn More and Sign Up!
As a courtesy extended by the USGA, for the 2022 U.S. Open, PGA Members will be admitted on a daily basis and will receive one (1) complimentary gallery ticket upon presentation of the PGA membership card for the current year. This includes the following classifications ONLY:  Class A PGA Members, Life Members, and Master Professional Members only; this offer is not extended to other Member classifications, Associates or PGA Golf Management University Students.
The PGA membership card itself does not serve as a ticket, but rather a right to request a ticket at Will Call. In addition to their PGA membership card, PGA Members must provide an additional form of identification (such as a drivers’ license). Tickets must be obtained at Will Call on the day of the Championship; no tickets will be distributed in advance of the event. The spouse or guest of a PGA/LPGA member is NOT granted complimentary or discounted admission to the U.S. Open.

If you have any questions, please contact Michele Ziobro at mziobro@usga.org.
Met PGA Club Association
It’s our mission to maintain the tradition of high standards to which golfers in the Metropolitan area have become accustomed to and so richly deserve. The funding provided through our Club Association directly benefits our educational programs, public relations, tournaments, player development, and growth of the game initiatives.

Click the button below to learn more:
Click Here to Learn More
Thank you to the following clubs for becoming a Club Association member in 2022:

Apawamis Club, The | Aspetuck Valley CC | Atlantic GC | Bedford G&TC | Beekman GC | Bellport GC | Blind Brook Club | Brae Burn CC | The Bridge | Brooklawn CC | Brookville CC | Centennial GC | Century CC | CC of Darien | Cherry Valley Club | Cold Spring CC | Fairfield, CC of | Fenway GC | Friar's Head | Garden City GC | Gardiner's Bay CC | Glen Cove GC | Glen Head CC | Glen Oaks Club | Greenwich CC | Griffith E. Harris GC | Hamlet Willow Creek G&CC | Hamlet Golf & CC | Harrison Meadows CC | Hollow Brook GC | Hudson National GC | Huntington CC | Innis Arden GC | Islands End G & CC | Lake Isle CC | Laurel Links CC | Long Island National GC | Longshore GC | Mahopac GC | Maidstone Club | Mansion Ridge | Meadow Brook Club | Merrick Road Park GC | Metropolis CC | Mill River Club | Millbrook G&TC | Mosholu GC | Montauk Downs State Park | Nassau CC | Nissequogue GC | North Fork CC | North Shore CC | Noyac GC | Old Oaks CC | Old Westbury G & CC | Paramount CC | The Patterson Club | Pelham CC | Pine Hollow CC | Piping Rock Club | Plandome CC | Pleasantville CC | Pound Ridge GC | The Powelton Club | Purchase, The GC of | Quaker Hill CC | Quaker Ridge GC | Quogue Field Club | Redding CC | Rockaway Hunting Club | Rockland CC | Rockrimmon CC | Saint Andrew's GC, | The Sands Point GC | Silvermine GC | Siwanoy CC | Sleepy Hollow CC | South Fork CC | Southampton GC | Southward Ho CC | St. George’s G&CC | The Stanwich Club | Sunningdale CC | The Summit Club at Armonk | Tamarack CC | Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point | Trump National GC | Village Club of Sands Point | The Vineyards Golf Club | Waccabuc CC | Wee Burn CC | West Hills CC | Westchester CC | Wheatley Hills GC | Wind Watch Golf & CC | Woodway CC

PGA HOPE classes are back 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. Without your support, we can not have the impact we strive for. Thank you in advance for your support of our veterans!

Bronx PGA HOPE - Mosholu GC
Tuesdays: June 14th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sign Up

Hudson Valley PGA HOPE - Spook Rock GC
Wednesdays: June 15th, June 29th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sign Up

Long Island PGA HOPE - Sunken Meadow GC
Tuesdays: June 14th, June 28th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sign Up
In Need of MSR'S? There is still time!  
Check out our MSR opportunities below:
The end of the MSR cycle is
June 15, 2022. 
Visit our MSR Information page for requirement information and to report MSR Activity and Player Development Credits. 
MSR Information Page
Met PGA Compensation Survey

We have restructured our Met PGA Compensation Survey to a digital platform for ease of use, updating some of the terminology in the process. As you will see, we are also gathering data about golf operations budget and total rounds to create some comparables regarding service levels.

PGA Members earn 1 MSR for completing the survey and an additional 1 MSR for opting into the PGA of America survey.
Tournament Updates
Upcoming Tournament Deadlines
Metropolitan Professional Championship
 Huntington Crescent Club and Bethpage Red
Deadline: Wednesday, June 15th
Met PGA Pro Junior
Wednesday, June 29th 
Lake Isle Country Club
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

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
Employment Listing
Keep in Mind!
The third annual "Tee it Up for Eric" Memorial Golf Outing will be played on Monday August 8th at Meadow Brook Club. Though the afternoon shotgun is sold out, there are still a few openings in the morning. Additionally, the Eric Feltman Memorial Foundation is still gathering fundraising items like foursomes at area clubs and lessons with PGA Professionals. Please click here (http://www.teeitupforeric.com) or contact Jeff Voorheis (jvoorheis@pgahq.com) for more information on how to get involved.
Summit Golf Brands Discount Codes

Summit Golf Brands is excited to offer our members the opportunity to purchase Met PGA logo'd merchandise from the comfort of your own home at a discounted rate! Click Here to learn more! 
Met PGA Junior Tour

Membership registration for the 2022 Junior Tour season is now open! Click Here to view the Spring Schedule and to register!
PGA Jr. League

2022 offers some exciting new experiences for both our PGA Jr. League Coaches and PGA Jr. League players. Check out the brand-new, custom-built website platform by clicking here and register your team today!
Drive, Chip & Putt
Registration for 2023 Drive, Chip & Putt local qualifiers is OPEN! Click Here to view our qualifier schedule:
Add an Extra Layer of Security to Your Account
Have you heard the news? For additional security, PGA of America is rolling out an optional multi-factor authentication process to your pga.org account. This security layer will first be optional and then mandatory for all members in the near future. Stay tuned for more information.
PGA Operations Benchmark

The free PGA Operations Benchmark is the only way to understand how your course compares to the market. It's the first interactive online report that benchmarks overall facility performance; giving you the power to make informed decisions. Sign up for the free program today.
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