TTSG EPISODE 018 – Talking The NJPGA Championship With Alex Beach & Frank Esposito; Talking The Met PGA Senior/Junior With Greg Bisconti, David Young & Dan Kiley

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Alex Beach of Baltusrol Golf Club repeats as New Jersey PGA Champ

In this week’s episode, we’re talking the 2017 New Jersey PGA Championship with Alex Beach and Frank Esposito. Alex successfully defended his NJPGA title at Mountain Ridge CC, Frank is a 5-time NJPGA Champ.

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David Young of Sleepy Hollow CC & Greg Bisconti of St. Andrew’s Golf Club win 2017 Met PGA Senior/Junior Championship at Bethpage

We’re also talking the 2017 Met PGA Senior/Junior Championship with new champs David Young & Greg Bisconti and with Met PGA Tournament Director Dan Kiley.

The Met PGA’s Dan Kiley(left) and Jeff Voorheis(right) tabulate scores for the Senior/Junior Championship at Bethpage.

TTSG EPISODE 017 – Talking the Met Assistant Championship with Josh Rackley; Talking the life of a head professional with Jim Lusk

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Josh Rackley wins the 2017 National Car Rental Met Assistant Championship at Bethpage(Red)

In this week’s episode we’re talking the 2017 National Car Rental Met Assistant Championship with new champ Josh Rackley.

The interview with Josh begins at(1:18)

We’re also talking what it’s like to be a head golf professional in the tradition-rich tristate region with Seawane Club head pro Jim Lusk.

The interview with Jim begins at(5:54)

The Seawane Club head professional Jim Lusk

Jim Lusk in The Seawane Club Pro Shop.

TTSG Episode 016 – Talking The Callaway Met Senior Open With Bill Britton And Carolyn McKenzie Andrews; Talking The Girls To The Tee Clinic With Gary Weir, Monique Thoresz And Diane Mock

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Callaway MGA Senior Open Champ Bill Britton(middle) with MGA Executive Director Brian Mahoney(left) and MGA Director of Championships Chris Gaffney(right)

In this week’s episode we’re talking the 21st Callaway MGA Senior Open Championship with two time champ Bill Britton and Forsgate Country Club Director of Golf Carolyn McKenzie Andrews.

The Senior Open podcast interviews begin:
-Bill Britton(1:53)
-Carolyn McKenzie Andrews(6:11)

click here for more on the MGA and the Senior Open Championship

We’re also talking the 9th annual Girls To The Tee Clinic at the Westchester Country Club with Westchester CC Director of Instruction Gary Weir, Apawamis Club Director of Instruction Monique Thoresz and WMGA junior Girls Chairman Diane Mock.

The Girls To The Tee podcast interviews begin:
-Gary Weir(11:09)
-Monique Thoresz(13:48)
-Diane Mock(16:27)

Some of the more than 100 participants along with volunteer instructors at the WMGA Girls To The Tee Clinic at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York

Girls To The Tee instructor Monique Thoresz works with one of the clinic’s participants.

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TTSG EPISODE 015 – TALKING THE MET OPEN PRESENTED BY CALLAWAY WITH JOSH RACKLEY, KEVIN WEYENETH AND MIKE BROOME; TALKING THE LINCOLN WOMEN’S MET OPEN WITH ALEXIS HIOS

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2017 Met Open Champ Josh Rackley at Hollywood G.C. in Deal, New Jersey

In this week’s episode we’re talking The 102nd Met Open Championship Presented by Callaway held at Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, New Jersey with new champ Josh Rackley of Tam O’Shanter Country Club in Brookville, New York, Hollywood G.C. Head Professional Kevin Weyeneth and Hollywood’s golf supetintendent Mike Broome.

The Met Open dates back to 1905 and is the second oldest golf championship in the country. The U.S. Open is the oldest.

The Met Open interviews begin at:

Josh Rackley(2:04)
Kevin Weyeneth(6:55)
Mike Broome(10:27)

Click here for the Metropolitan Golf Association website and more on the 2017 Met Open.

We’re also talking the 2017 Lincoln Women’s Met Open with the low amateur of the event Alexis Hios of the Westchester Country Club. The Women’s Met Open was played at Burning Tree C.C. in Greenwich, Connecticut.

The Alexis Hios interview begins at 12:05

Alexis Hios earns low amateur and finishes second overall at the WMGA Stroke Play Championship at Burning Tree CC in Greenwich, Ct.

2017 Women’s Met Open Champion Becky McDaid at Burning Tree C.C., Greenwich, Ct.

TTSG EPISODE 014 – TALKING THE NORTHERN TRUST WITH JULIE TYSON; TALKING THE STODDARD TROPHY MATCHES WITH STEVE SMITH, KEVIN PURCELL AND MIKE REARDON

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The PGA Tour’s Julie Tyson at the 17th Tee of The Northern Trust at Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury,NY

The 9th & 18th greens side-by-side at the Glen Oaks Club will provide fans with an ideal view for The Northern Trust

In this week’s episode we’re talking The Northern Trust, the first event of the 2017 FedEx Playoffs at Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury, New York with Julie Tyson, The PGA Tour’s Senior Vice President of Championship Management.

Juile Tyson’s interview begins at 1:33

Team New Jersey defended its title by winning its second straight Stoddard Trophy at Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence,NY

Team Long Island prior to their afternoon single pairings at the Stoddard Trophy Matches

Team Westchester prior to the singles pairings at the Stoddard Trophy Matches

…and we’re talking The Stoddard Trophy Matches at Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence, New York with Long Island Captain Steve Smith, New Jersey Captain Kevin Purcell and Westchester Captain Mike Reardon. The Stoddard Trophy Matches date back to 1922. The event is considred “The Ryder Cup” of the metropolitan area.

The Stoddard Trophy Matches interviews begin at:
Steve Smith(10:50)
Kevin Purcell(18:11)
Mike Reardon(21:56)

TTSG EPISODE 013 – TALKING THE MET AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP WITH MATT MATTARE, BRADLEY LANKLER AND STEVE HAGGERTY; TALKING THE CONNECTICUT OPEN WITH JEFF EVANIER

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Matt Mattare savoring his Met Amateur Championship at Laurel Links CC


Matt Mattare of Darlington GC wins the 2017 Met Amateur at Laurel Links CC

In this week’s episode we’re talking the 115th Met Amateur Championship with new champ Matt Mattare, runner-up Bradley Lankler and Laurel Links Country Club head pro Steve Haggerty.

The Met Amateur interviews begin:

– Matt Mattare(1:56)
– Bradley Lankler(8:18)
– Steve Haggerty(10:51)

For more on the Met Amateur log onto mgagolf.org click here

We’re also talking the 83rd Connecticut Open with new champ Jeff Evanier. Jeff won a three-way, three hole playoff over Jason Thresher and Max Theodorakis.

The Jeff Evanier interview begins at:(14:16)

For more on the Connecticut Open log onto csgalinks.org click here


2017 Connecticut Open Champ Jeff Evanier at Ellington Ridge Country Club.


The 2017 Connecticut Open final round at Ellington Ridge Country Club

TTSG EPISODE 012 – TALKING THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP WITH ADAM RAINAUD & MATT DOBYNS; TALKING THE METROPOLITAN PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WITH DANNY BALIN; TALKING THE WMGA STROKE PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP WITH INA KIM

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Adam Rainaud at Fairview CC in Greenwich, Connecticut

Matt Dobyns at Fairview CC in Greenwich, Connecticut

In this week’s episode we’re talking the 2017 PGA Championship with Winged Foot GC Assistant Pro Adam Rainaud and Fresh Meadow CC Head Pro Matt Dobyns. Both Rinuad and Dobyns wil compete in the PGA Tour’s last major championship of the season.

The PGA Championship preview interviews begin at:
-Adam Rainaud(1:45)
-Matt Dobyns(10:37)

2017 Metropolitan Professional Champ Danny Balin at Fairview CC, Greenwich, Connecticut

We’re also talking the 2017 Metropolitan Professional Championship with Westchester CC Assistant Pro Danny Balin who won the event at the Fairview CC in Greenwich, Connecticut posting a seven under(-7) for the three day championship.

The Danny Balin interview begins at: 14:54

2017 WMGA Stroke Play Champion Ina Kim at the Westchester CC in Harrison,NY

…And we’re talking the WMGA Stroke Play Championship with defending champ Ina Kim. Ina won her second straight WMGA Stroke Play title at the Westchester CC in Harrison, NY.

The Ina Kim interview begins at: 17:59

TTSG EPISODE O11 – TALKING THE NEW YORK STATE OPEN WITH CAMERON YOUNG AND CHRIS DEFOREST; TALKING THE 100TH MET JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP WITH JAKE MAYER, WILL O’NEILL AND SCOTT PARIS

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Cameron Young becomes first amateur to win New York State Open

In this week’s episode we’re talking the 2017 New York State Open with new champ Cameron Young and runner-up Chris DeForest

The NYS Open podcast interviews begin at:

Cameron Young(1:48)
Chris DeForest(5:45)

click here for more on the NYS Open and the Met PGA

We also talk the Metropolitan Golf Association’s 100th MET Junior Championship with new champ Jake Mayer runner-up Will O’Neill and Plainfield Country Club head professional Scott Paris.

The Met Junior Championship podcast interviews begin at:
Jake Mayer(9:05)
Will O’Neill(14:07)
Scott Paris(17:29)

2017 Met Junior Champ Jake Mayer with MGA Director of Championships Chris Gaffney

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TTSG EPISODE 010 – TALKING THE NJSGA OPEN, THE WESTCHESTER OPEN & THE LIGA WOMEN’S STROKE PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP

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NJSGA champ Luke Graboyes(center) with Brendan Hansen(left) and Grant Sturgeon(right) at Metedeconk National in Jackson, New Jersey


In this week’s episode we’re talking the New Jersey State Golf Association’s 97th Open Championship with new champ Luke Graboyes and runner-up Grant Sturgeon.

The NJSGA Open Championship podcast interviews begin at:

Luke Graboyes(1:38)
Grant Sturgeon(6:35)

click here for more on the Open Championship and the NJSGA

We also talk the Metropolitan Golf Association’s 95th Westchester Open presented by Callaway with three time champ Danny Balin and runner-up David Pastore.

The Westchester Open podcast interviews begin at:

Danny Balin(11:07)
David Pastore(13:19)

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Danny Balin wins 95th Westchester Open at Wykagyl Country Club in New Rochelle, New York

And we’re talking the Long Island Golf Association’s Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship with new champ Carly Peters, and runner-ups Angela Tocco and Brittany Ferrante

The LIGA podcast interviews begin at:

Carly Peters(16:59)
Angela Tocco(20:20)
Brittany Ferrante(22:53)

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Carly Peters accepts Woodcrest Bowl from LIGA Tournament Director John McGrath

TTSG EPISODE 009 – TALKING PGA HOPE WITH KELLI CLAYTON,ARTIE MCAULEY AND PAUL GLUT; TALKING THE WMGA LADIES MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP WITH LILIANA RUIZ-MUNOZ AND MICHELLE STELBEN MURPHY

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MET PGA HOPE SPRING 2017 GRADUATION AT TRUMP GOLF LINKS
FERRY POINT

In this week’s episode we talk Met PGA HOPE Program 2017 Spring Graduation with Met Section Director of Operations Kelli Clayton, disabled veteran Artie McAuley and Woodside Club head pro Paul Glut.

The Met PGA HOPE interviews begin at:
– Kelli Clayton(1:15)
– Artie McAuley(5:28)
– Paul Glut(8:49)

We also talk the WMGA 2017 Ladies Match Play Championship with new champ Liliana Ruiz-Munoz and 2016 champ and this years runner-up Michelle Stelben Murphy.

The WMGA Ladies Match Play Championship interviews begin at:
– Liliana Ruiz-Munoz(12:56)
– Michelle Stelben Murphy(15:54)

2017 WMGA Ladies Match Play Champ Liliana Ruiz-Munoz at Old Westbury Golf & Country Club

Links mentioned in Episode 009:
click here for the Met PGA
click here for the Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association(WMGA)