CSF News

News Update, Spotlight, Upcoming Event

2022 WGACSF Schedule Released

The Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund is excited to announce its full slate of 2022 events. The CSF schedule features six events at some of the marquee venues in the Westchester area. In addition, the CSF’s career prep night will once again be held in person at MGA Golf Central after a few seasons […]

Alumni Support, Caddie Story, Spotlight

The Gift of Giving: How Ethan Penha Found His Calling In Public Health

The golf community is known for being tight-knit, familial in a lot of ways. Whether it’s the camaraderie born from four-hour conversations on the course, or that which manifests itself in teaching the next generation the game, golf has always had its own little family. The Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund is proud to […]

News Update, Spotlight

Robert J. Bluestone Endowed Scholarship Completed

The WGACSF is proud to announce that the Robert J. Bluestone Endowed Scholarship is officially complete, and the fund is pleased to be able to watch Rob’s legacy live on through this award. Over many years, Rob, a long-time member and former Club President of Rockrimmon Country Club in Stamford, Connecticut, and Portmarnock in Ireland, […]

Caddie Story, News Update, Spotlight

Five Students Awarded Westchester Evans Scholarship For Caddies

GLENVIEW, IL – Five 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. 8. The result of a partnership between the Western Golf Association’s Evans Scholars Foundation and the Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund, Westchester Evans […]

Caddie Story, Spotlight

Thrown For A Loop: Caddieing For The Last Turnesa Brother

Written by Rick Lipsey (From Sports Illustrated Vault, 2001) During my 11 years as a caddie I carried the bags of CEOs, movie stars and Tour players and made more than 1,500 loops, but I remember only one in living color: the July day in 1979 when I worked for Willie (the Wedge) Turnesa at […]

Caddie Story, Spotlight

Willie and the Red-Headed Kid

Written by Polly Sparling Founded in 1956, the Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund was the brainchild of two golf buddies: stockbroker and Quaker Ridge member Udo Reinach and Willie Turnesa, champion amateur golfer and youngest brother of what has been called “golf’s royal family.” Willie — along with his six siblings, all professionals — […]

Alumni Support

WGACSF Partners With CareerSpring

The WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund is excited to announce a new partnership with CareerSpring, a non-profit organization that helps first generation college students and pell eligible students realize their greatest career potential through their platform. CareerSpring offers career information, a network of professional contacts, and job placement services. Click here for an introductory video. Through […]