CSF News


Scholar Spotlight: William Phillips

W I L L I A M   P H I L L I P S The Apawamis Club, caddie  |  SUNY Buffalo  |  Class of 2021 William graduated in the top 10% of students from Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, New York. He is entering his Sophomore year at SUNY Buffalo, studying computer science. […]

Event Recap

37th Annual Pro Am Returns to Century

Purchase, N.Y. (June 19, 2018) – Century Country Club hosted the 37th Annual Caddie Scholarship Fund Pro Am, a special tradition to the program’s operation.  Proceeds from this event directly fund the need-based college scholarships awarded annually to an average of 290 young men and women who work in service to golf in the Westchester area. […]

Caddie Story, Event Recap

Caddie Scholar Places Second in Westchester Amateur Championship

(photo: MGA) Gray Barnes, WGA Caddie Scholar from Trump National – Hudson Valley, and senior at the University of Tampa, had a run at the title of 99th Westchester Amateur Champion.  Representing Centennial Golf Club, Barnes held the match with defending champion Christian Cavaliere until the very end.  Cavaliere of Boston College, won 2-and-1. From […]


Obituary: Mike Turnesa Jr.

The Westchester Caddie Scholarship Fund mourns the loss of Mike Turnesa Jr., the longtime head golf professional at Rockville Links Club, and former assistant at Knollwood Country Club. Turnesa passed away on May 10. Obituary Born into one of the greatest golf family dynasties, Mike got his start as an assistant golf professional when he […]

Event Recap

WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund Kicks Off 2018 Season

On May 2, 2018, Board members, club representatives, and friends of the Fund attended the WGA CSF annual Kick Off Meeting at Scarsdale Golf Club in Hartsdale, NY.  The Kick Off Meeting acts as the unofficial start of the season and it serves as the award ceremony for the 2017 Caddie Scholarship Special Recognition Awards. […]

News Update

Global Golf Post: Prominent Golf Organizations Partner on Youth Caddying Initiative

The Western Golf Association announced a new initiative focusing on promoting youth caddying and golf called Carry the Game.   Read More in Global Golf Post.

Alumni Support

$100,000 Bequest from Alumnus George J. Russ, Class of ’69

George J. Russ, CSF Class of ’69, was not closely involved with the WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund. In fact, no one on the CSF staff or Board of Directors had ever met him. However, through his estate, he left the largest contribution the Fund has ever received from an alumnus. What a wonderful surprise and […]