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107th Met Open Championship
presented by Callaway

Registration opens on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 at 12:00 a.m.

Registration and payment must be submitted by Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

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Pairings Information Memo to Players

Host Course Bethpage State Park (Black Course)
City, State Farmingdale, NY (Show on Map)
Date Tuesday, August 23rd - Thursday, August 25th, 2022
Registration Opens Tuesday, March 1st at 12:00 a.m.
Registration Deadline Wednesday, July 20th at 5:00 pm
Entry Fee(s) Professionals: $275.00 | Amateurs: $175.00

54-hole Stroke Play Championship.

All players will play 18-holes on Tuesday, August 23rd followed by a second 18-holes on Wednesday, August 24th. Following the conclusion of Round 2, the field will be cut to the low 54 players & ties and all players within eight (8) strokes of the lead. 18-holes will be played on Thursday, August 25th to determine a Champion.

In the event of a tie for the Championship, a three (3) hole aggregate playoff will be held immediately following the conclusion of play. In the event of a tie after three holes, the tied players will immediately continue to playoff hole-by-hole until a champion is determined.


The competition is open to golfers who are:

1) Past MGA Open Champions.

2) PGA Members in good standing in the Metropolitan and New Jersey PGA Sections.

3) PGA Apprentices, employed at a golf facility in the MGA territory, who are enrolled in the Professional Golf Management (‘PGM’).

4) Head and Assistant Professionals at MGA Member Clubs. See below for definition of "Assistant Golf Professional".

5) Golf Professionals who are bona fide members, with full golfing privileges, at MGA Member Clubs, have a place of residence in the MGA territory, and an individual up-to-date Handicap Index based on ratings for men not exceeding 4.0 under the World Handicapping System. A Golf Professional may not join an MGA member club for the sole purpose of gaining entry to the Met Open.*

6) Amateur members and applicants for Amateur Reinstatement at MGA Member Clubs with an individual up-to-date Handicap Index based on ratings for men not exceeding 4.0 under the World Handicapping System.

7) Golf Professionals or Amateurs, 29 and under, in the immediate family of the Head Golf Professional, General Manager, and/or Head Golf Course Superintendent at MGA Member Clubs with an individual up-to-date Handicap Index based on ratings for men not exceeding 4.0 under the USGA Handicap System.

Golf Facility – the term “golf facility” shall include any golf course or golf practice range that is fully equipped to teach golf and demonstrate the use of all types of golf equipment and may include a golf shop adequate for the display and sale of golf equipment and apparel. This definition does not include any stand-alone retail golf specialty store or sporting goods store with golf department.

Assistant Golf Professional – the term “Assistant Golf Professional” shall mean a person regularly employed (minimum of 40 hours per week) by a golf professional (and paid by the golf professional or the club) in the category of teacher or shop assistant (which means spending at least 20 hours a week in duties of club repair, merchandising, maintaining handicap records, inventory control, bookkeeping, and tournament operations).

Employment – the term “Employment” as it pertains to Assistant Golf Professionals shall mean anyone employed at a Golf Facility, and such employment must be endorsed by the immediate supervisor at the Golf Facility.

* Professional golfers who are bona fide members with full golfing privileges at an MGA member club who meet the qualifications stated on this form and who wish to play in the Met Open Championship must submit an entry form along with a letter from the Club President (or Golf Chairman) verifying the nature of their membership and their place of residence.

Exception: Amateur golfers who have turned professional that have participated in MGA events based on membership in an MGA eClub, prior to turning Professional, and who have maintained membership in that eClub would be eligible to enter the Met Open Championship.

Qualifier Information

Monday, July 25th - Hamlet Golf & Country Club (Commack, NY) - Register Here

Thursday, July 28th - Timber Point Golf Course (Great River, NY) - Register Here

Monday, August 1st- Cherry Valley Country Club (Skillman, NJ) - Register Here

Monday, August 1st - Aspetuck Valley Country Club (Weston, CT) - Register Here

Monday, August 8th - White Beeches Golf & Country Club (Haworth, NJ) - Register Here

Monday, August 8th - Scarsdale Golf Club (Hartsdale, NY) - Register Here

Carts/Caddies • This is a walking only event.
• Players may bring their own caddie.
• Players may carry their own bag.
• Pull carts will be approved on a course by course basis, please consult the Memorandum to Players.
• It is strongly recommended that caddies wear shoes without spikes or tread.
• Final information will be released in the Memorandum to Players, which will be released prior to the event.
Golf Genius App Live scoring will be utilized through the Golf Genius Mobile App, which players are asked to download via the following links. Apple | Android

Please note: The USGA Tournament Management App that was used previously is no longer in service.

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