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WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund Welcomes 74 Scholars to Program

Golf Central, NY (August 1, 2019) — The WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund has announced its newest class of scholars for the 2019-20 academic year to include 198 returning scholars and 74 new scholarship recipients.  The 272 caddie scholars will receive $1,050,000 in scholarship aid for the upcoming year.  These students represent 63 clubs, courses, and […]

Event Recap

38th Annual Pro-Am Continues in Purchase, New York

Purchase, N.Y. (July 8, 2019) – Roughly 115 golfers including 29 professionals joined the Fund at Brae Burn Country Club for the 38th Annual WGACSF Pro-Am.  Last year’s event was hosted, not too far, at Century Country Club. Loyal participants represented clubs from Westchester and Ulster Counties, Connecticut, Long Island, Albany, Chicago, Texas, and California.  […]


Alumni Committee Hosts 3rd Annual Career Prep Night

Caddie Scholarship Fund Alumni, Board Members, and young industry professionals gathered at Golf Central on Wednesday, June 12th for the 3rd Annual Career Prep Night on Wednesday, June 12.  The “after loop” event was guided by Fordham University’s Career Center professional, Annette McLaughlin, who offered tips and tricks for resume building and interview preparation. Alumni […]

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 […]


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, […]


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, […]