Pop quiz: can you name the nation’s third oldest open championship? If the headline didn’t give it away already, it’s the Met Open Championship conducted by the Metropolitan Golf Association. It annually boasts an incredibly talented field of established professionals and some of the best amateurs in the country. It’s covered and run like a tour event on courses tour pros only wishes they stopped at during the year (we’re talking the likes of Winged Foot, Sleepy Hollow, Glen Oaks, Bethpage Black, to name a few.
This year the tournament was contested at the beautiful Wykagyl Country Club in New Rochelle, N.Y. and won for the second time by former tour pro-turned PGA instructor Andy Svoboda. You can check out the final leaderboard here.
Our multi-year collaboration with the MGA extends well past championships and into content (including THIS podcast), Play Days, sweepstakes opportunities, and much more.
Check out some of the amazing images* of the course, players, limited gear, and setup to get a feel for how special the week was.
*Thanks very much for the pics, Barry Sloan and Maddi Vetrano!