Golf News for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Tournaments

New York's Brynwood hosts PGA MET Section Professional-Assistant Championship

ARMONK, N.Y. -- Brynwood Golf & Country Club in Armonk, NY has been selected to host the 2014 PGA MET Section Professional-Assistant Championship on April 14th. One of the PGA Met Section's most popular and respected championships will be contested at Brynwood for the first time. This annual prestigious event will showcase the most talented golf professionals from the Metropolitan region.

More than 200 golf professionals will complete the championship field, including PGA TOUR, Tour and PGA major championship players. Among those professionals competing for the title are: 2013 PGA Championship competitor Rob Labritz from GlenArbor; 2013 PGA Championship competitor Danny Balin from Burning Tree; PGA Tour competitor Charlie Meola from Saxon Woods; U.S. Open competitor Mike Gilmore, Winged Foot; and three time champion Carl Alexander from The Golf Club of Purchase.

"Brynwood is very proud to host the prestigious 2014 PGA MET Section Professional-Assistant Championship," commented Josh Lowney, PGA Professional and Brynwood General Manager. "The MET Section includes some of the best golf professionals in the world and Brynwood is an ideal venue to test their skills." Brynwood will enter two teams with Lowney fielding one and Head Golf Professional, Michael Mercadante leading another.

"The MET PGA is excited to bring this championship to Brynwood for 2014. The Brynwood member experience has innovated the country club industry and produced a resort style, private country club feel. Our golf professionals are looking forward to experiencing the life of a Brynwood member," said Charles Robson, PGA Metropolitan Executive Director.

Brynwood Golf & Country Club is an innovative, full service country club defined by its gracious hospitality and casual elegance. The club is managed by Troon Golf, the world's leading golf management company. Our members are automatically enrolled in the Troon Prive' program that allows them to play hundreds of Troon golf courses around the world. Conveniently located just minutes off I-684 on Route 22 in Armonk, Brynwood Golf & Country Club currently features an 18-hole, championship golf course; 7 Har-Tru tennis courts; an outdoor swimming pool, and a spectacular 65,000-square-foot clubhouse. There is also a sports lounge, a fully equipped fitness center, a business center and a children's playroom with a movie theatre and video games. The outdoor cocktail and dining area overlooks the pool, golf course, surrounding hills and features spectacular sunsets. For more information about Brynwood Golf & Country Club visit

Contact Information
Brynwood Golf & Country Club
568 Bedford Road
Armonk, NY 10504

Josh Lowney, PGA
General Manager
Brynwood Golf & Country Club