TTSG EPISODE 020 – Talking the 2017 LIGA Mid Amateur Championship with Hunter Semels; Talking the CSGA Mid Amateur with Mike Kennedy

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Hunter Semels wins the 2017 LIGA Mid Amateur Championship at Pine Hollow CC in East Norwich. Hunter is flanked by the LIGA Tournament Director John McGrath(left) and LIGA President Marty Winkelman(right)

In this week’s episode we’re talking the 2017 Long Island Golf Association Mid Amateur Championship with new champ Hunter Semels(0:49), runner-up Dan Abbondandolo(5:14) and Broadridge’s Tom Gambaro(8:40)…

….and we’re talking the 2017 Connecticut State Golf Association Mid Amateur Championship with new champ Mike Kennedy(11:17).

Mike Kennedy wins the 2017 CSGA Mid Amateur Championship at Black Hall Club in Old Lyme.

TTSG Episode 019 – Talking The Met PGA Championship With Frank Bensel; The LICSF With Michael Sullivan; The Role of a Golf Superintendent With Adam Thomas

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Frank Bensel wins the 2017 Met PGA Championship at Metropolis Country Club in White Plains

In this week’s episode we’re talking the 2017 Met PGA Championship with Century Club Pro Frank Bensel(1:14). The 2-time champ won this year’s title by a whopping five shots.
Bensel fired an even par total of 210 for the three day event.

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We’re also talking the Long Island Caddie Scholarship Fund with LICSF president Michael Sullivan(5:40). The LICSF held its annual “classic” golf outing at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho,NY…

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…and we’re talking what it takes to become a golf superintendent with Adam Thomas of the Lawrence Yacht and Country Club(8:04).

Adam Thomas at the 10th Hole of the Lawrence Yacht and Country Club[/caption]

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.