Category: Golf

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 ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Rosenberg holds of Dantonio in play-off for NYS Women’s Amateur title

Rosenberg holds off 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 ... MORE
Golf, Sports
2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes

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

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 ... MORE
Rochester to host World Long Drive Championship

Rochester to host World Long Drive Championship competition

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, ... MORE
Golf, Rochester Area, Sports
Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill

Ken 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 ... MORE
Golf, Rochester Area, Sports
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 ... MORE
Golf, Sports, Wayne County, Wolcott
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 ... 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 ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Are lawmakers teeing up a new tax to target golf courses in New York?

Are lawmakers teeing up a new tax to target golf courses in New York?

Senator Pam Helming joined local golfers and small business owners to oppose the Senate Democrats’ new “Golf Tax.” The so-called Golf Tax (S.4420) would allow municipalities to assess courses based upon the properties’ highest and best use rather than their current use ... MORE
Before basketball, Jim Boeheim led the Syracuse golf team

Before basketball, Jim Boeheim led the Syracuse golf team

When Jim Ganotis arrived at Syracuse, he thought about joining the golf team. Ganotis was a quality golfer on the junior level, and he wanted to keep playing at the college level. He went to Manley Field House to talk with the ... MORE
Oak Hill will be a beast and four 2019 Senior PGA Championship facts

Media day for 2019 Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill held Tuesday

Paul Broadhurst has never actually played a round on Oak Hill Country Club’s venerable East Course, but that doesn’t mean he’s unaware of the challenge he’ll be undertaking in two months’ time. “I can’t wait to come back in May and test ... MORE
Golf, Rochester Area, Sports
NYSGA announces 2019 amateur Championship schedule

NYSGA announces 2019 amateur Championship schedule

The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) is pleased to announce the official New York State amateur championship schedule for the 2019 golf season. The NYSGA’s 17 annual state championships, conducted at 9 member clubs around New York each summer, is again ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Lerch takes 2nd in Hobart’s fall golf finale

Lerch takes 2nd in Hobart’s fall golf finale

Hobart College sophomore and Romulus high graduate Daniel Lerch finished second in the Nazareth Invitational this weekend. The 36-hole tournament was played at Monroe Golf Club and Irondequoit Country Club. Lerch opened the weekend with a 75 at Monroe, four over par ... MORE
WINNER AGAIN: Durso claims second title at Silver Creek Golf Club

WINNER AGAIN: Durso claims second title at Silver Creek Golf Club

It felt like fall at Silver Creek Golf Club over the weekend, as members participated in their annual Club Championship. The course was set to championship difficulty, as Superintendent Paul Clark and staff created stellar conditions for the 36-hole tournament. Josh Durso ... MORE
GOLFJAY: Ryder Cup Reactions & PGA Tour Season Preview (podcast)

GOLFJAY: Ryder Cup Reactions & PGA Tour Season Preview (podcast)

On the final episode of the GolfJay.com Podcast of the season, we discuss Europe’s dominating win over the United States in the Ryder Cup. Then a look back at the season, and a look ahead to the new season which begins this ... MORE
Golf, GolfJay Podcast, Sports
GOLFJAY: Tour Championship preview & Ryder Cup news (podcast)

GOLFJAY: Tour Championship preview, SFCC Club Championship recap & Ryder Cup news (podcast)

The GolfJay.com Podcast returns for the final week of the PGA Tour season with the Tour Championship in Atlanta on tap for this weekend. Then, the following week, the focus of the golf world will be on France as USA and Europe ... MORE
Golf, GolfJay Podcast, Sports
GOLFJAY: Tiger is back and the Ryder Cup arrives (podcast)

GOLFJAY: Tiger is back and the Ryder Cup arrives (podcast)

Tiger Woods completed one of the greatest comebacks in sports history when he captured the Tour Championship on Sunday at East Lake. On this edition of the GoldJay.com Podcast we talk all about it and take a look ahead to this week’s ... MORE
Golf, GolfJay Podcast, Sports
GOLFJAY.COM: 100th PGA Championship preview episode (podcast)

GOLFJAY.COM: 100th PGA Championship preview episode (podcast)

Golf’s final major of the year tees off Thursday at Bellerive Golf Course in St. Louis. The 2018 PGA Championship is the 100th time this tournament has been played and the first time it has been at Bellerive since 1992 when Nick ... MORE
Golf, GolfJay Podcast, Sports