CSF News

Event Recap, News Update

Forty-Ninth Alumni Reunion Held at Rockrimmon

STAMFORD, Conn. (July 22, 2024) – The 49th Alumni Reunion featured over 80 MGA Caddie Scholarship Fund supporters—many alumni—on Monday at Rockrimmon Country Club. Related: Photos The annual event brings together generations of alumni and friends to reminisce, celebrate, and reconnect with other former caddies. Twenty-one groups competed on the Robert Trent Jones design in […]


Joe Pica’s Passion for Youth Caddieing on Full Display

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (July 19, 2024) – Rockrimmon Country Club in Stamford, Conn., has been synonymous with the MGA Caddie Scholarship Fund since the Fund’s inception, and its new caddie manager, Joe Pica, has an equal passion for youth caddieing. “It hits very close to home,” said Pica. “I caddied in my youth but never knew […]


Family Ties to MGACSF for Bill Nardiello & Polly Sparling

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 8, 2024) – 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 […]

News Update

MGACSF Surpasses 3,000 Recipients

ELMSFORD, N.Y. (January 10, 2024) – The 2023-24 MGA Caddie Scholarship Fund class pushed the Fund past 3,000 scholars who have received aid since its inception in 1956. The class of 2023-24 featured 190 scholars who are attending 110 colleges, universities, and trade schools across the country. The Fund’s tuition commitment rose to over $1,000,000 […]

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 […]

News Update

WGACSF Rebrands to the MGACSF

The Westchester Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund (WGACSF) has completed a major rebranding and is now the Metropolitan Golf Association Caddie Scholarship Fund (MGACSF). By aligning with the Metropolitan Golf Association, the Fund’s efforts to provide need-based scholarships to college-bound students will be strengthened and continue to grow, while enhanced messaging about the Fund will […]