Press Releases and Stories

Press Releases and Stories

Auburn’s C.J. Easley Takes 80th Monroe Invitational Crown with 5-Shot Victory

PITTSFORD, NY (July 10, 2021) – Auburn junior C.J. Easley birdied his first two holes on Saturday and never looked back, winning the 80th installment of the Monroe Invitational at 12-under par (268), five shots clear of the field.

Auburn’s Easley Takes the Lead Heading to the Final Round of The Monroe

PITTSFORD, NY (July 9, 2021) – C.J. Easley fired a third round 67 to take a three shot lead heading to the final round of the 80th Monroe Invitational.  Easley will be a junior at Auburn in the fall. “It was good from start to finish.

Nelson Goes Low; Takes Sole Possession of Lead after Round Two

PITTSFORD, NY (July 8, 2021) – Jared Nelson (Connecticut) drilled a 10-foot putt on the 18th green to claim sole possession of first place after the second round of the Monroe Invitational on Thursday. He shot a 5-under 65 and is 6-under for the tournament.

Crowded Top of Leaderboard After Round One at Monroe

PITTSFORD, NY (July 7, 2021) – Following a slight weather delay to begin the day, round 1 of the 80th installment of the Monroe Invitational wrapped up Wednesday evening with four players sitting in a tie for the lead after shooting 3-under 67.

Field Preview – International Spotlight
A strong international presence will be felt throughout the week at the 80th Monroe Invitational. Learn more about some of the top talent coming to Rochester in the second “Get to Know the Field” preview!

Field Preview – College Spotlight

96 players will take part in the 2021 Monroe Invitational. 44 different colleges will be represented. See who is heading to Rochester in the first of two “Get to Know the Field” previews!

80th Playing of The Monroe Invitational to be held July 5-10, 2021

The members of Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, NY, are pleased to announce that The Monroe Invitational will be held July 5th through 10th, 2021. The event is one of the longest running amateur tournaments and perennially draws together a field of top amateur players from around the world for a week of competition in beautiful upstate New York. 

Another Monroe Invitational Player Wins United States Amateur

PITTSFORD, NY (June 14, 2019) - Georgia Tech senior Andy Ogletree drained a 20-foot, right-to-left breaking putt on the 18th hole Friday at the Monroe Invitational to secure the lone round under par for the day and the outright 54-hole lead. It was a remarkable performance considering the downright brutal wind conditions on the course throughout the day.

80th Monroe Invitational now set for 2021

The 80th Monroe Invitational, one of the longest running amateur tournaments in the United States, will be held at Monroe Golf Club in 2021. The Monroe will not be held in 2020 because of the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Since it began the only other time the tournament was not held was during World War II.

Mission Accomplished: Ogletree claims Monroe Invitational in fourth try

PITTSFORD, NY (June 15, 2019) – A familiar face was crowned the 2019 Monroe Invitational champion on Saturday as Georgia Tech’s Andy Ogletree launched an even-par 70 to win in his fourth attempt. Ogletree tied for third place in 2018, finished solo seventh in 2017, and earned a tie for 60th place in his first appearance back in 2016.

Ogletree Leads Monroe Invitational With Lone Third Round in the Red

PITTSFORD, NY (June 14, 2019) – Georgia Tech senior Andy Ogletree drained a 20-foot, right-to-left breaking putt on the 18th hole Friday at the Monroe Invitational to secure the lone round under par for the day and the outright 54-hole lead. It was a remarkable performance considering the downright brutal wind conditions on the course throughout the day.

Parker Coody goes low to climb leaderboard

PITTSFORD, NY (June 13, 2019) – Wind and rain throughout second-round action of the Monroe Invitational was a test for the majority of the field on Thursday – but that didn’t seem to bother Texas University sophomore Parker Coody who shot the low round of the day with a 65 (-5).  He moved into a tie for second place at -2 with Charlie Nikitas, a junior at Miami (OH.), who launched a 68 on the par-70 Donald Ross course.  

Segundo Oliva Pinto Sets Pace at Monroe Invitational

PITTSFORD, NY (June 12, 2019) – Segundo Oliva Pinto stayed true to his course plan on Wednesday in the opening round of the Monroe Invitational, surging his way atop the leaderboard after carding a 64 (-6). The Cordoba, Argentina native opened with five birdies on the back nine to send a message to the field, before finishing the front -1.