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By Marian on 11/25/2014 7:14 PM
Frank Esposito Jr., the PGA Head Professional at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, New Jersey recently won the Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament, finishing with a 1-under 71 for an 11-under 277 total for a clear-cut four-shot victory at Orange County National in Winter Garden, Fla.

  Grant Waite of New Zealand finished second, while Jeff Coston – the PGA teaching professional at Semiahmoo Golf Resort in Blaine, Washington – tied for third with Jerry Smith. 

  For Esposito and Coston, their success is even more impressive considering that their Champions Tour results mirror their finishes in prior week's Senior PGA Professional National Championship– where Esposito, 51, won and Coston, 58, finished sixth.   "I've just caught fire for two weeks," Esposito said. "Once again, I hit the ball very, very well all week and controlled my distance with the irons. Even though the putter was a bit shaky today, I managed my way around the golf course pretty well."   Coincidentally,...
By Marian on 11/20/2014 7:10 PM
Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, New Jersey has announced that Mat Kent has been named Director of Golf.  The announcement coincides with the club’s recent completion of Phase Two of a multi-million dollar master plan renovation and a repositioning of the club from exclusively a corporate based membership to a hybrid blend of families and executives.

Kent was previously the club’s Director of Instruction.  According to General Manager Tom Hurley, “We didn’t have to search far to find the right guy for the job.  For the last three years Mat has been a significant part of our staff who is equally beloved and respected by our members, his Fiddler’s colleagues and his peers in the golf community.”

Mat is a native of Whitesboro, New York where his roots in golf began.  In search of year round golf weather, Mat traveled west to Las Cruces, New Mexico for the Professional Golf Management program at New Mexico State University.  Upon graduation and receiving PGA Membership in 1998, Mat took...
By Marian on 11/16/2014 3:40 PM
This past weekend, two high school seniors, Paolo Matti and Thomas (TJ) Kaczan officially signed onto their Division I colleges, leading the way among NJ golfers to sign with top level college programs.

“Golf is everything,” said Kaczan, who’s been playing since he was 11 years old.  Named 2012 NJ PGA Junior Golf Player of the Year, Kaczan has played in numerous IJGT and AJGA tournaments across the country. He will study Business at CSUB.

“Everyone here has been awesome and really helped me get to where I’m going,” said Kaczan as he picked up the pen to sign the contract.

Matti, a resident of Union County, was the valedictorian at St. Rose of Lima Academy in Milburn in 2009 and now attends St. Peters Preparatory High School in Jersey City.  He has played on the high school golf team and also plays in many New Jersey PGA Junior Golf Tour, New Jersey State Golf Association and Metropolitan Golf Association events. He has finished in the Top 5 among Junior Boys in the NJ PGA Tour for the...
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