CSF News

Event Recap

Darien, a Leader in Westchester

DARIEN, Conn. (June 11, 2019) – The 97th Westchester Open Championship Presented by Callaway, hosted by the Country Club of Darien, crowned a champion Frank Bensel of Century Country Club.  The birdie Bensel made on the 18th hole of a sudden-death playoff against Greg Bisconti of The Saint Andrews Golf Club was significant: it was […]

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An Evening with the Caddie Scholarship Fund

On May 8th, the WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund hosted “An Evening with the Caddie Scholarship Fund” at Winged Foot Golf Club.  Close friends, donors, directors, and distinguished guests enjoyed a special cocktail reception followed by an intimate conversation with New York Times best-selling author, Tom Coyne. Tom Coyne is an author of several golf novels, […]

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CSF Welcomes 2019 Season at Annual Kick Off Meeting

Board members, club representatives, and Friends of the Fund attended the WGACSF annual Kick Off Meeting at Sunningdale Country Club in Scarsdale, NY on May 16th. The Kick-Off Meeting acts as the unofficial start to the season, reviewing the prior year at a glance, announcing the season’s objective; and it serves as the award ceremony […]

Alumni Support, News Update

George J. Russ Memorial Scholarship Now 10th Endowed Scholarship

February 1, 2019 – The George J. Russ Memorial Scholarship, established July 2017, was once the largest scholarship of its kind in the named scholarship program.  Two years later, the George J. Russ Memorial Scholarship is now the largest Endowed Scholarship with the WGACSF. George was a caddie at the Hudson River Club in Yonkers, […]

News Update

MGA Foundation Establishes Jay Mottola Scholarship

Harrison, N.Y. (December 5, 2018) – During the Annual Meeting of The Metropolitan Golf Association, the MGAF announced the creation of the Jay Mottola Scholarship, in honor of Mottola’s achievements in the game of golf, which were recognized during the presentation of the 2018 Distinguished Service Award. “The MGA foundation is proud to announce the […]

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CSF Mourns the Loss of Robert J. Bluestone

The WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund shares the recent announcement on the passing of longtime Caddie Scholarship Fund Director, Robert J. Bluestone, provided by the Metropolitan Golf Association. Mr. Bluestone served as the President of the Fund from 2010-12 and was the 2017 recipient of the Udo Reinach award for his outstanding demonstrable service and support […]

Caddie Story, Spotlight

Scholar Spotlight: Alex Kraus

A L E X   K R A U SCountry Club of Fairfield, caddie | University of Connecticut Class of 2020 Alexander Kraus, caddie scholar from Country Club of Fairfield is entering his senior year at the University of Connecticut, where he is currently studying accounting.  Alex took his education and adventurous spirit to a new […]