March is almost on the horizon, so it’s time to start the 2017 MGA Season.Over the past months, our MGA website has under gone a redesign.Hopefully, you have had a chance to check it out.You will find the Chelsea access, under the Events tab, within the site.All MGA Event requests can be completed using the website.Also, check out the Save the Date for all of the MGA Major Tournaments.
With the start of the 2017 Season, your board has instituted some changes.The first is a change in the Golfer of the Year Competition.This season players will be broken into two competition groups, one group of players will compete from the White Tees and the other group will include Orange Tee and Green Tee players.Each competition group will compete, for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes.In order for this format to work, it requires that players in MGA matches do not move from one tee to another during the course of the year.The Tees you play beginning in March MGA Events will be the Tees you play from for MGA Golfer of the Year Competition.Players, who need to move to forward Tees due to a medical condition, may communicate to the MGA Board to have a request approved.Should a player change Tees without approval, they will not receive any Player of the Year points for that competition.
In addition, the MGA Board has made a recommendation that players with an Index of 30 or greater, plus age that exceeds 100 move to the Green Tees.There they will compete on equal ground with Orange Tee players for Skins, Closest to the Pin and Player of the Year points.
This year the Board of Directors includes: Ed Frandle, President; Ron Coles, Vice President; Dennis Kelly, Treasurer; Vince Josefowicz, Secretary; David Prince, Tom McPhee, Bruce Wise, Directors.
We look forward, once again, to this year’s competition, fellowship, and outstanding golf within the MGA.Please share your concerns, questions, recommendations and comments with any of the Board Members.This is your MGA, and with your input, we will all continue to enjoy the game of Golf.Visit our website often and join us on Thursdays for a round of golf. "Keep it in the Fairway." Ed Frandle, MGA President February 2017