ELMSFORD, N.Y.– Gene Bernstein of the Meadow Brook Club was elected to a second one-year term as President of the Metropolitan Golf Association at the Association’s 114th Annual Meeting, held on Wednesday at Westchester Country Club in Harrison.
Michael Miller of Elmsford’s Knollwood Country Club was presented with the MGA’s Jerry Courville Sr. Player of the Year Award at the meeting.
Miller, 19, won the award that is presented annually to the Met Area amateur who compiles the best record in select events during the course of the year and is based on a system in which players earn points for their finishes in designated local, national and international championships. Miller tied for third at the New York City Amateur at LaTourette Golf Course on Staten Island in May, followed that up with a semifinal finish at the Westchester Amateur in early June, and recorded a second-place finish at the Hochster Memorial at Quaker Ridge.
Bernstein will head a 25-member Executive Committee as well as serve as Chairman of the Association’s charitable Foundation. Also re-elected at the Annual Meeting were Jeffrey R. Holzschuh of Westchester’s Winged Foot Golf Club as Vice President; and Stephen F. Boyd of Baltusrol Golf Club as Treasurer/Secretary. Both will serve a second one-year term in 2012.
The MGA was founded in 1897 and is one of the nation’s oldest and largest regional golf associations, with 570 member clubs in the tri-state Metropolitan Area.
From a report by Metropolitan Golf Association/Billy Condon