CSF News


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 […]


Remembering Former WGA CSF President James R. Hand

James R. Hand of Juno Beach, FL, died on November 13, 2018 in Manchester, VT, at the age of 101. Full Obituary>> Born on January, 12, 1917 in Cutchogue, NY, Jim’s lifelong love of the game began at eight years old when he caddied for his father, James A., at their local course, North Fork […]

Event Recap, News Update

Video Captures 3rd Annual CCH Invitational

Scott Mattison, videographer from Stow, MA, produced this year’s video of the 3rd Annual Christopher C. Hickey Invitational at the Country Club of Darien on October 1, 2018.  We are pleased to share this production with you that captures the camaraderie at this special event for the WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund and the CCH Scholarship […]

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Willie Turnesa to be Inducted into the NYSGA Hall of Fame

The New York State Golf Association has announced the 2018 inductees of the NYSGA Hall of Fame.  Selected by a statewide panel of electors that included representatives from state regions, the elected individuals include: Walter Hagen, Dottie Pepper, Gene Sarazen, and Willie Turnesa. “NYS Hall of Fame Chairman, Joe Enright, commented that, “the Committee selected […]

Event Recap

Paul Dillon Inducted Into the Westchester Sports Hall of Fame

White Plains, NY (October 18, 2018) — Paul Dillon was one of four of the Class of 2018 to be inducted into the Westchester Sports Hall of Fame, an annual event in the area since 1968.  Among Dillon, the other inductees included Joe Amuso, Kevin Bass, and Sharon Sarsen for their contributions in their respective […]

Event Recap

3rd Annual Christopher C. Hickey Golf Invitational A Great Success

Darien, CT (October 1, 2018) – The Country Club of Darien hosted the 3rd Annual Christopher C. Hickey Golf Invitational on Monday October 1, 2018.  Started back in 2016 by WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund board member Greg Hickey, the CCH Invitational serves as a very special event paying tribute to his twin brother Chris.  Proceeds […]