08/28/16 11:00am

 

JUDY CARD PHOTO Jay (Jake) Card III, left, at the U.S. Amateur Championships last weekend at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with his caddie, his father, Jay Card Jr.

JUDY CARD PHOTO
Jay (Jake) Card III, left, at the U.S. Amateur Championships last weekend at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with his caddie, his father, Jay Card Jr.

From a small island and a little country club, young Jake Card continued a streak that very few clubs in America can match. He joined two former members of Gardiner’s Bay Country Club by qualifying for the United States Amateur Championship.

Rick Southwick qualified three times for the U.S. Amateur and one time for the U.S. Mid Amateur. In 1991, he defeated the tournament favorite, Phil Mickelson. A few years later, Gary Blados qualified for three U.S. Amateur Championships. Not bad when you consider that of all the fine players on Long Island, only three qualifiers for this event are selected each year. (more…)

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07/12/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO  JAY CARD III

COURTESY PHOTO JAY CARD III

A hearty congratulations goes out this week to young Jay Card III.

This past Monday, Jay played 36 holes of golf at Garden City Country Club to qualify for the United States Golf Association’s oldest tournament, the United States Amateur Championship. (more…)