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In Memoriam: Eleanor “Ellie” Lazare

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (September 21, 2020) – Eleanor “Ellie” Lazare passed away peacefully at age 99 on September 12 at her home in Scarsdale, N.Y. Throughout the years, Eleanor and her husband, Oliver, of 76 years devoted much of their lives to supporting and growing golf in the Met Area. Oliver passed away months earlier in December of 2019 […]

News Update

2018: Year in Review

2018 In Review To read more about our events and other CSF news from this year, please click the image above.


WGA CSF Announces the Bob J. Thomas Scholarship Fund

The WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce its ninth endowed scholarship, established November 15, 2018 by Mr. Bob J. Thomas. The “Bob J. Thomas Scholarship Fund” will be awarded to eligible students who have caddied and/or worked in service to golf at any WGACSF participating club.  This scholarship may be presented for the […]

Event Recap

Fund Welcomes New President, Directors

Greenwich, CT (October 25, 2018) — The Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund reflected on year of opportunity at the 2018 Annual Meeting held at Tamarack Country Club.  Such opportunity is highlighted in form of news and events via the WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund 2018 Year in Review. The agenda of the Annual Meeting included […]

Event Recap

MGWA Continues Support of Met Area Caddies

Greenwich, CT (October 25, 2018) — As his first official business as president of the Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund, Mr. Alan Nahoum accepted a $12,000 donation from Mr. Dave Donelson, the current president of the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association (MGWA) during the WGA CSF’s Annual Meeting at Tamarack Country Club. Mr. Donelson presented […]


Scholar Spotlight: Monica Hughes

M O N I CA   H U G H E S Mahopac, inside/outside operations  |  University of New Hampshire  |  Class of 2020 Monica Hughes, a junior at the University of New Hampshire, has spent many summers as part of the team at Mahopac Golf Club, where her father is the head golf professional.  Monica […]


Turnesa, Fund Co-Founder, Inducted Into NYSGA Hall of Fame

Dottie Pepper and Polly Turnesa Willie Turnesa, the WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund’s co-founder, was one of four members of the Class of 2018 inducted in to the New York State Golf Association Hall of Fame on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Brookhaven Golf Course in Porter Corners, NY.  Joining Willie were Walter Hagen of […]