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Caddie Story, News Update

Five Caddies Awarded MGACSF Evans Scholarships

GLENVIEW, IL – Five student caddies from the state of Connecticut have been awarded the Metropolitan Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund (MGACSF) Evans Scholarship, a full housing and tuition college scholarship for deserving caddies, following a selection interview held at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York, on Feb. 6. The students will begin […]

Caddie Story, Spotlight

Scholar Spotlight: Morgan Squires

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (January 23, 2023) – Communication, confidence, direction, and opportunity are just a few benefits Morgan Squires has received as a caddie. The three-year caddie at Rockrimmon Country Club in Stamford, Conn., didn’t know what to expect when she took her first loop, but now recognizes all the positives that caddieing can bring a […]

Caddie Story, News Update, Spotlight

Catching Up with JMS Scholars Eikoh Hayashi & Sam Masters

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (January 4, 2024) – The MGA Foundation is proud to share that the first two recipients of the Jay Mottola Scholarship, Eikoh Hayashi (2022 recipient) and Sam Masters (2020 recipient), have graduated from college. The young men shared post-college updates with the MGAF. Where did you attend college, and what did you study? […]

Caddie Story

Four Students Awarded Westchester Evans Scholarship

Four students have been awarded the Westchester Evans Scholarship, a prestigious full housing and tuition college grant offered to golf caddies, following a final selection interview held Feb. 7. The result of a partnership between the Western Golf Association’s Evans Scholars Foundation and the Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund, Westchester Evans Scholars are chosen […]

Caddie Story, Spotlight

Budding at Bonnie: How Ben Cruz Got His Scholarship Through Golf

One of the main goals for the MGA Foundation’s GOLFWORKS program is to expose young men and women to lifelong lessons through the sport of golf. Many who participate in the program express how much an internship has helped them grow. Ben Cruz, a second-year intern at Bonnie Briar Country Club, shared that his experience […]

Caddie Story, Spotlight

A Champion And A Scholar: Chris Raggo’s Golf Story Comes Full Circle At Bonnie Briar

This fall, Chris Raggo completed one of his goals; to win the club championship at Bonnie Briar Country Club. A triumphant 2 up win on the 18th green gave Raggo the win at a course he has come to know very well over the years. Though he is now a member at the club, years […]

Caddie Story, Spotlight

Building Blocks: Jordan Kubenik Has Used Golf To Advance Her Future As An Architectural Engineer

Jordan Kubenik started watching her family play golf well before she picked up a club herself. When she did, however, it quickly became a key part of her life. “I remember when I was nine or ten I would watch my dad and brother play golf,” said Kubenik. “I was kind of interested but they […]