Best 16 Photos of 2016

The story of the summer was Stewart Hagestad's incredible season, as his Met Amateur win and amazing come-from-behind victory at the U.S. Mid-Amateur led him to MGA Player of the Year honors. (Photo: USGA)

Mark Brown held the smiles and laughter until it was time to celebrate his third Met Open alongside Glen Oaks Superintendent Craig Currier and the team that prepared the course perfectly for a premier championship.

That feeling when you birdie the 54th hole to force a playoff in the Ike Championship...

Ethan Ng was all smiles at the Met Am with his dad on the bag.

Flags from each of the previous Met Open sites were on display at the 101st Met Open at Glen Oaks in August.

For the second time in the event's 14 year history, the Carter Cup was played at Winged Foot due to the PGA Championship at Baltusrol.

Brent Ito gets some air competing during June's Ike Championship at Essex County.

Pretty hard to find a bad view at Country Club of Fairfield. The spectacular golf during the Met Amateur matched the awesome views this past August.

A group of First Tee participants took on a putting obstacle course at the MetLife Youth Clinic during the Met Open at Glen Oaks.

"Golf's longest day" sent six players to Oakmont from U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Canoe Brook Country Club this year.

Hole #18 at Essex County Country Club was one of the toughest finishing holes during the championship season.

That's what friends are for, right?

MGA Foundation/MetLife Youth Clinics provide some special experiences to participants from The First Tee of Metropolitan New York. One of this year's stops was at MetLife Stadium and included a tour of the building!

Captain Al Small celebrates a secured point with Kelly Sim (right) and Kyra Cox (middle) during October's French-American Challenge Matches at The Stanwich Club.

A highlight of this year for the MGA was using our drone, "Air MGA" to capture awesome views like this one at Huntington during the Senior Amateur in May.

Cameron Young opened up the championship seasonĀ by defending his Ike title at Essex County Country Club.

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