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Winners crowned at 2019 Silver Creek Club Championship

Winners crowned at 2019 Silver Creek Club Championship
Picture perfect weather, and a golf course to match. The 2019 Silver Creek Club Championship was held over the weekend, with familiar names winning in several divisions. Over 50 golfers participated in the annual event held over the last weekend of September, to cap off the golf season at Silver Creek. Josh Durso secured his third overall club championship, shooting... more

Terry Tiller nails two hole-in-ones within nine days

Terry Tiller nails two hole-in-ones within nine days
Terry Tiller did not buy a lottery ticket last week, but perhaps he should have. The 64-year-old from Lyons accomplished something that is more rare than a major league baseball pitcher throwing a no-hitter — and he did it twice. In the span of nine days, Tiller made two hole-in-ones at Big Oak Golf Course — the majority of golfers... more

DROUGHT OVER: Silver Creek defeats SFCC to win 2019 Canal Cup

DROUGHT OVER: Silver Creek defeats SFCC to win 2019 Canal Cup
The 2019 Canal Cup at Silver Creek Golf Club had an ending unlike any other in event history. Silver Creek celebrated their first win, ending a drought that spanned more than a dozen years. As much as the win was unlikely, the team from Waterloo was ready for that victory – as they put together one of their best performances... more

Mike Long fires a 60 to break Geneva Country Club course record

Mike Long fires a 60 to break Geneva Country Club course record
For most golfers, beating their lowest score comes around less than they might like. Setting a course record? That’s a once-in-a-lifetime achievement, even for professionals. Geneva native Mike Long took hold of the Geneva Country Club’s course record Thursday morning when he shot a career low of 11-under-par 60. Let that sink in. 11-under-par. To provide some perspective, the lowest... more

Ben Reichert captures NYS Men’s Amateur Championship

Ben Reichert captures NYS Men’s Amateur Championship
Ben Reichert of River Oaks Golf Club claimed the 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship by one stroke at Crag Burn Golf Club. Reichert carded a one-over 73 in the fourth and final round on Thursday evening to finish at four-over 292 and secure his second NYS championship, the first being the 2015 NYS Boys’ Junior. Final Leaderboard “It... more

Reichert & McGaugh lead NYS Men’s Am field by a stroke after two rounds

Reichert & McGaugh lead NYS Men’s Am field by a stroke after two rounds
Ben Reichert of River Oaks Golf Club and Colin McGaugh of Seven Oaks Golf Club lead the 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship field after two rounds at Crag Burn Golf Club. Reichert and McGaugh sit at even par 144, one stroke ahead of the field. – Full Leaderboard Reichert, the 2015 NYS Boys’ Junior Champion, carded a 67... more

Lange leads by one stroke after NYS Men’s Am first round

Lange leads by one stroke after NYS Men’s Am first round
Clinton Lange of Capital Hills at Albany holds a one stroke lead over the 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship field after Round One at Crag Burn Golf Club. Lange converted five birdies en route to a one-under 71 finish during Tuesday’s first round. Full Round 1 Leaderboard As the day went on, the winds picked up around Crag... more

2019 NYSGA Men’s Amateur begins play on Tuesday (preview)

2019 NYSGA Men’s Amateur begins play on Tuesday (preview)
The upcoming 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship at Crag Burn Golf Club will challenge the best male amateur golfers around the state throughout 72 holes of stroke play over three days from August 6 – 8, 2018. The championship begins on Tuesday with 18 holes of stroke play and the 138-player field will be divided into morning and... more

Kyle Berkshire wins inaugural ROC City Rumble with 380-yard drive

Kyle Berkshire wins inaugural ROC City Rumble with 380-yard drive
The men’s open division championship match of the inaugural ROC City Rumble was billed as The Hair vs. The Beard. Kyle Berkshire, 22, of Crofton, Maryland and his brown mane. Martin Borgmeier, 28, of Munich, Germany and his well-groomed forest of chin whiskers. Two of the best hitters on the World Long Drive Association Tour squaring off live on the... more

PREVIEW: 2019 NYS Junior Amateur Championships at Seven Oaks Golf Course

PREVIEW: 2019 NYS Junior Amateur Championships at Seven Oaks Golf Course
The best junior golfers around New York State will gather at Seven Oaks Golf Club next week for the 2019 New York State Boys’ & Girls’ Junior Amateur Championships, July 23 – 24. The Championship returns to Colgate University’s Seven Oaks Golf Club for the fourth consecutive year, the sixth time overall for the Boys’ Junior and Sub-Junior and the... more

Rosenberg holds off Dantonio in play-off for NYS Women’s Amateur title

Rosenberg holds of Dantonio in play-off for NYS Women’s Amateur title
After 54 holes, Rosenberg of Glen Oaks Club and Chelsea Dantonio of Crag Burn Golf Club were tied atop the leaderboard at two-under 217. Rosenberg carded a 70-75-72 over the three rounds, while Dantonio shot a 76-76-65. Dantonio, who was runner-up at last year’s championship, was seven strokes back from Rosenberg entering the final round. She proceeded to play an... more

Rosenberg leads at NYS Women’s Am, two tied for Mid-Am lead after round one

Rosenberg leads at NYS Women’s Am, two tied for Mid-Am lead after round one
Jennifer Rosenberg of Glen Oaks Club leads the New York State Women’s Amateur tournament after one round of play at Lancaster Country Club on Tuesday. Rosenberg shot a three-under-par 70 to give her a one-stroke lead over Brook-Lea Country Club’s Christy Schultz who fired a 71. In the Mid-Am competition, Teresa Cleland of Bellevue Country Club is tied with Jenna Hoecker of Brook-Lea Country... more

Rochester to host World Long Drive Championship competition

Rochester to host World Long Drive Championship
Having hosted U.S. Amateurs, U.S. Opens, Ryder Cups, PGA and LPGA championships, Rochester’s reputation as a hallowed golf city is well earned and secure. What possibly is there left to do? Host a stop on the fast-growing World Long Drive Association Tour, of course. And to top that off, have the world’s No. 1-ranked player be a hometown boy. The... more

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes opens July 1st

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes
The 2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes at Seneca Falls Country Club for ages 6 – 17 will be held on 4 Mondays in the month of July. This has become one of the most popular programs in the area with a cost of just $65 per child that includes instruction in all aspects of the game, lunch... more

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W
The North Rose-Wolcott Central School District recently put on the 19th annual PGA golf clinic, where participants received tips from PGA professionals. Approximately 30 people attended the event in Wolcott. Jon Fowler, PGA pro from Springbrook Greens in Fair Haven, helped participants with their putting game. Larissa Carter, PGA Assistant from Highland Country Club in Auburn, NY, assisted with chipping.... more

Ken Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill

Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill
In being introduced at the podium as the winner of the 80th Senior PGA Championship, Ken Tanigawa blew out a deep breath still attempting to put into perspective what had just happened. From playing the final round with friend and former UCLA teammate Scott McCarron, to giving up professional golf some 16 years ago before taking a shot at qualifying... more

Golf courses worried proposed New York bill would hike taxes

Golf courses worried proposed New York bill would hike taxes
Golf course owners and operators across New York worry a new tax proposal would mean putting away their clubs and parking their carts for good. The bill proposed by lawmakers downstate would allow cities and town to hike up property taxes based on an assessment of the property’s highest and best use rather than its current use. It would impact... more

NYSGA’s 2019 championship tournament schedule set

NYSGA’s 2019 championship tournament schedule set
The 2019 golf season is New York State is officially underway as of April 15th. The NYSGA has also finalized and released their 2019 Championship Tournament schedule that kicks off with the Men’s Amateur & Sr. Amateur Four-Ball Championships in May and concludes with the Men’s Mid-Am Championship at Tuscarora Golf Club in late September. The complete tournament line-up is below… 2019... more
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