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Tyler Hall Wins his first National Car Rental Assistant Championship

August 14, 2017

If Upper Montclair’s Tyler Hall had to pick which assistant championship he wanted the most, it would be the National Car Rental Assistant Section Championship. Related: Scores | Photos | Program And...

Junior Tour Player Carter Nunez in field at U.S. Amateur

August 13, 2017

Carter Nunez is expecting a different challenge this week while playing in his first national championship. The 16-year-old, who qualified for the U.S. Amateur through sectional qualifying at Upper...

Team New Jersey Falls in 11th Pritsch Cup

August 11, 2017

The Philadelphia Section won its third straight Pritsch Cup with a 13.5-4.5 victory over the New Jersey Section at Sunnybrook Golf Club in Plymouth Meeting, PA Friday. Related: Results | Photo...

Alex Beach Set To Compete at 99th PGA Championship

August 08, 2017

The first round of the 99th PGA Championship begins Thursday at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. Alex Beach of Baltusrol will represent the New Jersey Section as one of the 20 PGA Professionals...

Past Assistant Section Championship Winners Recall Their Winning...

August 08, 2017

With the Assistant Section Championship set for August 14 at Canoe Brook Country Club, we connected with past winners of the event and how it was a stepping stone to their careers as PGA Professionals. Related: 2006-2007...

2016 An Important Year For Dylan Malafronte's Playing Career

August 08, 2017

A lot has changed for Dylan Malafronte a year after winning the New Jersey PGA Assistant Championship at Canoe Brook last August. Related: 2006-2007 Assistant Champ Winner Jim Herman | Past Champs...

PGA Tour Player Jim Herman on his time in the New Jersey Section

August 08, 2017

Jim Herman recalls his two years in the New Jersey Section as an important stepping stone in his golfing career. During his time in the Section, the 39-year-old won the New Jersey PGA Assistant Championship...

August Assistant of the Month - CJ Nafus of Roxiticus

August 07, 2017

CJ Nafus, the first assistant and lead teaching professional at Roxiticus Golf Club, has been named the August Assistant of the Month for the New Jersey Section. Nafus, who has been with Roxiticus since...

Bill Britton Wins a Record Sixth Senior Section Championship

August 02, 2017

Trump Colts Neck’s Bill Britton admitted that his final round 66 at Suburban Golf Club was his best round of the year. That round, which included an eagle and five birdies, boosted him to a record...

Three Tied After Round One of the New Jersey PGA Senior Championship

August 01, 2017

Three senior Section Professionals are tied atop the leaderboard after the first round of the New Jersey PGA Senior Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz USA at Suburban Golf Club. Related: Scores...

Suburban Golf Club Set to Host New Jersey PGA Senior Championship

July 28, 2017

Suburban Golf Club will host its second New Jersey senior major this week at the New Jersey PGA Senior Championship. Located off Morris Avenue, Suburban was founded in 1896 and designed by A.W. Tillinghast...

Marina Alex Finishes as Low American at U.S. Women's Open

July 16, 2017

Marina Alex came into the week nervous returning to New Jersey for the U.S. Women’s Open at Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster. She leaves after four rounds as the low American player. Related:...

New Jersey's Marina Alex in Contention at U.S. Women's Open at...

July 14, 2017

Marina Alex has yet to visit her home this week, despite being under an hour away from Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster. The 26-year-old makes it a priority to stop at her home in Wayne, N.J. before...

Grant Sturgeon Finishes as Low Professional at NJSGA State Open

July 13, 2017

It wasn’t the result Grant Sturgeon wanted, but it was a strong showing for the PGA Head Professional at Arcola Country Club in his first year competing in the 97th NJSGA Open at Metedeconk National...

July Assistant of the Month - Andrew Rosenbaum of Upper Montclair

July 11, 2017

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce to you first assistant Andrew Rosenbaum, who is celebrating his fifth season at Upper Montclair Country Club.   Andrew never envisioned himself...

Jim McGovern Shoots an Opening Round 71 at the U.S. Senior Open

June 29, 2017

Jim McGovern shot a 1-over 71 with one birdie and two bogey's. (Photo: USGA) Jim McGovern shares his thoughts following his first round at the 2017 U.S. Senior Open at Salem Country Club. Q....

Four Junior Golfers Qualify for 42nd Junior PGA Championship

June 28, 2017

For 17-year-old Ami Gianchandani, a victory at the Junior Section Championship at Rossmoor this week was another breakthrough to add to her resume. Gianchandani, a runner-up in last year’s Junior...

McCormick and McGovern Ready for 2017 U.S. Senior Open

June 28, 2017

The U.S. Senior Open will begin tomorrow at Salem Country Club just north of Boston in Peabody, Massachusetts. Two of the players inside the field of 156 are Section Professionals Mark McCormick, 54, of...

Alex Beach Will Play in his First Major at the 2017 PGA Championship

June 22, 2017

For the first time in his career, Baltusrol’s Alex Beach will be teeing it up at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte North Carolina August 10-13.   Related: Leaderboard...

Section Professionals Compete at the 50th PGA Professional Championship

June 16, 2017

Twelve Section Professionals will travel to Oregon for the 50th PGA Professional Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA, June 18-21 at Sunriver Resort.   Sunriver Resort is...

Grant Sturgeon Wins First Section Major at the Lincoln Charity...

June 14, 2017

Grant Sturgeon thought 5-under was the score to beat coming into the final round of the Lincoln Charity Clambake at Trump National Golf Club, Colts Neck Wednesday.   His 4-under finish wasn’t...

McGovern, Sturgeon Share Lead after Day One of the Lincoln Charity...

June 12, 2017

White Beeches Jim McGovern, seeking his first Lincoln Charity Clambake, shares the lead with his Senior Junior Championship partner Grant Sturgeon of Arcola. McGovern posted the low round at Trump National...

Hook Looks To Be Just Fourth Player to Defend Clambake Title

June 07, 2017

A year has passed since claiming his first major at the Lincoln Charity Clambake, but Bill Hook doesn’t want his preparation to be any different than how it was last June.    “I’m...

Rumson Country Club Hosts First Major Since 2008 Charity Classic

June 07, 2017

Rumson Country Club serves as the secondary host for this year’s Lincoln Charity Clambake. It’s been nearly a decade since it hosted its first major, the Charity Classic in 2008.    “With...

Trump Colts Neck Hosts First Major Championship at Lincoln Charity...

June 07, 2017

For the first time in its history, Trump National Golf Club, Colts Neck will host its first Section major at the Lincoln Charity Clambake this week.    “We’re very excited to host...

North Jersey's Brian Krulfeifer is the June Assistant of the...

June 07, 2017

As the new lead assistant at North Jersey Country Club, the first few months have been exciting, challenging, but most of all fun for Brian Krulfeifer. Being part of a new team has pushed him as a...

Frank Esposito Wins Second NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open at Navesink...

May 31, 2017

Frank Esposito had his shoes in his hands ready to leave Navesink Country Club, not knowing where he stood at the end of the NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open. Before he walked out the door, he was told he was in...

Three Tied Atop the Leaderboard After Round One of the NJPGA/NJSGA...

May 30, 2017

It’s a three way tie atop the leaderboard at the 29th NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open at Navesink Country Club, with Dave Laudien, a 57-year-old from Howell Park Golf Course joining Steve Sieg, 58, the Head...

Field is Set For 29th NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open

May 26, 2017

Jim McGovern of White Beeches Golf and Country Club will look to be just the second player to win three consecutive NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open titles he steps on the tee for the 29th NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open...

McCormick medals in qualifying, joins McGovern in the 2017 U.S....

May 25, 2017

The streak continues.   For the fifth straight year, a PGA Professional has represented the New Jersey Section at the U.S. Senior Open, after Mark McCormick of Suburban Golf Club and Jim McGovern...

Bill Britton Set To Compete in Eighth Senior PGA Championship

May 22, 2017

Bill Britton of Trump National Golf Club, Colts Neck, makes his eighth return to the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club, in Potomic Falls, Virginia this week. He will tee off...

Echo Lake Redesigns its First Four Holes

May 09, 2017

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Peter Chang is the May Assistant of the Month

May 09, 2017

Peter Chang is a newly elected member of the PGA of America, and has been a golf professional since 2010.  He started under the tutelage of David Glenz and Bryan Jones based out of Black Oak...

David Reasoner Wins His First Major at the Match Play Championship

May 03, 2017

Sometimes it takes longer than expected to close out a victory.     David Reasoner understood that when he couldn’t contain his excitement on the green of the first hole at Morris County...

Reasoner, Esposito, Fillian and McKeon all advance to Greg Norman...

May 02, 2017

David Reasoner of Ridgewood made an uphill 20-foot putt on the 18th hole to win his match 1-up against Jim Famula of Royce Brook to advance to the semifinals of the Greg Norman Match Play Championship. [%streamotor_video_responsive:759b2a69776f94db18bad5e47a3c37aa%]   Reasoner,...

Alex Beach and Jim McGovern Face Off In Day Two of the Greg Norman...

May 01, 2017

(May 1) - Alex Beach of Baltusrol, who was the 2016 OMEGA Player of the Year, and Jim McGovern of White Beeches, last year’s Senior Player of the Year, will face each other at the start of the...

Dan Kinn Looks to Defend Greg Norman Match Play Championship

April 28, 2017

Dan Kinn of Acushnet Company claimed the year’s first major of 2016, but winning the Match Play Championship at Arcola Country Club led to a fulfilling season.  Kinn, 29, came into the...

Morris County Golf Club Set to Host the Greg Norman Match Play...

April 28, 2017

Morris County Golf Club, built by course architect Seth Raynor in 1916 and founded in 1894, will test New Jersey PGA Professionals this week at the Greg Norman Match Play Championship.   The...

Lou Kubisa Wins His Second Head Professional Championship

April 24, 2017

Lou Kubisa of Knob Hill Golf Club fired a 2-under 72-70-142 to win his second Cutter and Buck Head Professional Championship at Alpine Country Club by four strokes. Related: N. Jersey: Kubisa "Fantastic"   “Today...

Kang and Beach Repeat at Pro Pro Championship

April 11, 2017

Sam Kang of Essex Golf Range and Alex Beach of Baltusrol started the 2017 season with a victory at the Pro Pro Championship at Galloway National Golf Club. Kang and Beach’s bogey-free second round...

Spring Meeting Begins 2017 Season

March 30, 2017

The Spring Meeting seminar featured James Ridyard, a former panelist from the PGA of America's Teaching & Coaching Summit in January 2015. Ridyard is the co-owner of the Shore Game Secrets brand....

Mark Dharte Announced as Director; Tournaments and Championships

March 02, 2017

The New Jersey Section, PGA of America recently named Mark Dharte its Director; Tournaments and Championships.    The 33-year-old has been a member of the New Jersey Section since...

Bill Britton Qualifies for Eighth Senior PGA Championship

November 21, 2016

Bill Britton of Trump National Colts Neck had 13 birdies in his four rounds of the 28th Senior PGA Professional Championship at PGA Golf Club - Wanamaker Course, to finish in a tie-for-25th and be the...

Mike Adams and Bryan Jones Featured With National PGA Special...

November 09, 2016

Bryan Jones and Mike Adams were both honored at the PGA Annual Meeting at the Grand Hyatt in New York City Wednesday, Nov. 9 for their National Special Awards Mike Adams, Director of Instruction at...

Doug Steffen Wins Second Professional of the Year in his Final...

November 03, 2016

For the second time in his career, Doug Steffen was named the New Jersey PGA's Professional of the Year. In December, the 67-year-old will retire after serving 20 years as the Head PGA Professional...

Alex Beach is the 2016 OMEGA New Jersey PGA Player of the Year

October 31, 2016

Alex Beach even surprised himself that he swung his way into one of his best seasons. With a blood clot in his right leg the night before the PGA Professional Championship, the 27-year-old thought...

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Tyler Hall Wins his first National Car Rental Assistant Championship

August 14, 2017

Junior Tour Player Carter Nunez in field at U.S. Amateur

August 13, 2017

Team New Jersey Falls in 11th Pritsch Cup

August 11, 2017

PGA Tour Player Jim Herman on his time in the New Jersey Section

August 8, 2017

2016 An Important Year For Dylan Malafronte's Playing Career

August 8, 2017

Past Assistant Section Championship Winners Recall Their Winning Moments

August 8, 2017

Alex Beach Set To Compete at 99th PGA Championship

August 8, 2017

August Assistant of the Month - CJ Nafus of Roxiticus

August 7, 2017

Bill Britton Wins a Record Sixth Senior Section Championship

August 2, 2017

Three Tied After Round One of the New Jersey PGA Senior Championship

August 1, 2017

Suburban Golf Club Set to Host New Jersey PGA Senior Championship

July 28, 2017

Marina Alex Finishes as Low American at U.S. Women's Open

July 16, 2017

New Jersey's Marina Alex in Contention at U.S. Women's Open at Trump Bedminster

July 14, 2017

Grant Sturgeon Finishes as Low Professional at NJSGA State Open

July 13, 2017

July Assistant of the Month - Andrew Rosenbaum of Upper Montclair

July 11, 2017

Jim McGovern Shoots an Opening Round 71 at the U.S. Senior Open

June 29, 2017

McCormick and McGovern Ready for 2017 U.S. Senior Open

June 28, 2017

Four Junior Golfers Qualify for 42nd Junior PGA Championship

June 28, 2017

Alex Beach Will Play in his First Major at the 2017 PGA Championship

June 22, 2017

Section Professionals Compete at the 50th PGA Professional Championship

June 16, 2017

Grant Sturgeon Wins First Section Major at the Lincoln Charity Clambake

June 14, 2017

McGovern, Sturgeon Share Lead after Day One of the Lincoln Charity Clambake

June 12, 2017

North Jersey's Brian Krulfeifer is the June Assistant of the Month

June 7, 2017

Trump Colts Neck Hosts First Major Championship at Lincoln Charity Clambake

June 7, 2017

Rumson Country Club Hosts First Major Since 2008 Charity Classic

June 7, 2017

Hook Looks To Be Just Fourth Player to Defend Clambake Title

June 7, 2017

Frank Esposito Wins Second NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open at Navesink Country Club

May 31, 2017

Three Tied Atop the Leaderboard After Round One of the NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open

May 30, 2017

Field is Set For 29th NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open

May 26, 2017

McCormick medals in qualifying, joins McGovern in the 2017 U.S. Senior Open

May 25, 2017

Bill Britton Set To Compete in Eighth Senior PGA Championship

May 22, 2017

Peter Chang is the May Assistant of the Month

May 9, 2017

Echo Lake Redesigns its First Four Holes

May 9, 2017

David Reasoner Wins His First Major at the Match Play Championship

May 3, 2017

Reasoner, Esposito, Fillian and McKeon all advance to Greg Norman Match Play Championship semifinals

May 2, 2017

Alex Beach and Jim McGovern Face Off In Day Two of the Greg Norman Match Play Championship

May 1, 2017

Morris County Golf Club Set to Host the Greg Norman Match Play Championship

April 28, 2017

Dan Kinn Looks to Defend Greg Norman Match Play Championship

April 28, 2017

Lou Kubisa Wins His Second Head Professional Championship

April 24, 2017

Kang and Beach Repeat at Pro Pro Championship

April 11, 2017

Spring Meeting Begins 2017 Season

March 30, 2017

Mark Dharte Announced as Director; Tournaments and Championships

March 2, 2017

Bill Britton Qualifies for Eighth Senior PGA Championship

November 21, 2016

Mike Adams and Bryan Jones Featured With National PGA Special Awards

November 9, 2016

Doug Steffen Wins Second Professional of the Year in his Final Season at Baltusrol

November 3, 2016

Alex Beach is the 2016 OMEGA New Jersey PGA Player of the Year

October 31, 2016 | Author: Mark McCormick