Author: Mo'Golf

The Cherry Hill Club: Buffalo’s Canadian Home For Golf

Back in the day, when a glamorous amusement park called Crystal Beach was booming across the border, scads of Buffalonians crossed bridges and took ships to the Canadian shore of Lake Erie. Not far from the park and the birthplace of Loganberry, a marvelous golf course and its club offer a challenging layout, crafted by one of the game’s finest practitioners, Walter J. Travis. The Cherry Hill Club has been a summer home to many of western New York’s finest golfers over the years. Recently, headed by executive professional Jeremy Broom, the club “answered” some questions for us. In the...

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2017 Interview Series: David Green of Shelridge Country Club

The PGA Professionals series of interviews on buffalogolfer shines a light on the tenders of the shops and lesson tees of Buffalo-Niagara. Chances are, you know the starter and the superintendent. Have you met your course or club professional? If not, find out where her/his office is, and make a point of getting to know the person who sets the tee sheet, stocks apparel and equipment, and so much more that you never considered. This week’s interview is David Green of Shelridge Country Club in Medina. 1. Tell us your name and how you got interested/involved in golf as a youth. 1. David Green, PGA...

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2017 Interview Series: Superintendent Adam Mis

  The Superintendents series of interviews on buffalogolfer shines a light on the keepers of the green in Buffalo-Niagara. Chances are, you know the starter and the club pro. Have you met your course or club superintendent? If not, find out where she/he works on the grounds and make a point of getting to know the person who keeps the grass cut, the bunkers raked, and so much more that you never considered. This week’s interview is Adam Mis of Brookfield Country Club in Clarence. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself, where you’re from, where you work, and how long...

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2017 Onondaga Junior Invitational

On Sunday afternoon, May 21st, the 3rd playing of the Onondaga Junior Invitational will take place near Syracuse. The Onondaga Golf & Country Club, located in Fayetteville, NY and made famous in the novel The DewSweepers, was designed and built by Walter J. Travis, and recently restored by Ian Andrew. The Junior Invitational is an 18-hole event for the top junior girls and boys across New York state. Below please find a link to the tournament application, in PDF format. 2017 JUNIOR APPPLICATION   This slideshow requires JavaScript. Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleTumblrLinkedInPinterestLike this:Like...

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2017 Interview Series: Steve Bartkowski of WNY PGA

There’s nothing like a coming-home story. Steve Bartkowski is a WNYer, born and bred, which makes him not the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback. He loves golf and he loves the Buffalo-Niagara area. He is the new director of the western New York PGA, which makes him in some way responsible for the many PGA professionals who work for clubs, courses and facilities from Buffalo to Rochester. He answered our questions on the state of the PGA in western New York, and the direction it might take. Have a read. 1. Tell us your name and how you came to be...

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2017 Interview Series: Superintendent Eric Tuchols

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The Superintendents series of interviews on buffalogolfer shines a light on the keepers of the green in Buffalo-Niagara. Chances are, you know the starter and the club pro. Have you met your course or club superintendent? If not, find out where she/he works on the grounds and make a point of getting to know the person who keeps the grass cut, the bunkers raked, and so much more that you never considered. This week’s interview is Eric Tuchols of Harvest Hill golf course in Orchard Park. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself, where you’re...

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