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Family Ties to MGACSF for Bill Nardiello & Polly Sparling

Nearly 70 years after Willie Turnesa and Udo Reinach worked together to establish the MGA Caddie Scholarship Fund, Turnesa’s daughter Polly Sparling and Reinach’s grandson Bill Nardiello continue to carry on the tradition of giving back and supporting the Fund. In 1956, before Sparling and Nardiello were born, Willie Turnesa, one of the most successful […]

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? […]

News Update, Spotlight

Edwin B. Howard Jr. Named Udo Reinach Award Winner

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (July 18, 2023) – Earlier this year, the Metropolitan Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund (MGACSF) awarded its Udo Reinach Award of Distinction to Mr. Edwin B. Howard, Jr. at the Fund’s annual Kick-Off Meeting. Other individual winners included Joe Pica, who was awarded the Outstanding Service Award for the Caddie Programs, and Edward […]

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 […]

Event Recap, Spotlight

2022 In Review

The 2022 season was filled with highs for the WGACSF. While events like the Friends of the Fund and Alumni Reunion brought members of the CSF family closer, staples such as the Pro-Am and Marathon provided invaluable funding. In 2021 records were broken. 2022 featured more of the same, highlighted by a tremendous Golf Marathon […]

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 […]