The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the 17th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Pine Hollow Country Club, 6601 Northern Blvd, East Norwich, NY. All Players will be automatically entered to win a 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia 24 Month Lease! Maximum odds: 1 in 200 chance! Please see event website for details. Join us fo...

I’ve known Joey Pennisi, who is retiring at the end of this school year after 42 years of teaching and coaching in El Paso County (including the Ysleta, El Paso and Socorro school districts), since he was a little tyke.  I watched him grow into one of the finest human beings on the planet. I used to play golf and tennis with Joey’s father, Joe, as...

The New York Golf Kick Off Reception will host the legendary race car driver Mario Andretti who will attend and present a NIAF scholarship to benefit NIAF’s Scholarships program. Monday, June 17, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Classic Car Club at Hudson River Park’s Pier 76. 1 PIER 76, 408 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018 To benefit NIAF’s Scholarships pro...

Francesco Molinari clinched a two-stroke victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational when he stormed home with a closing eight-under-par 64 in Florida on Sunday. The British Open champion enjoyed his "best putting day ever" which he capped off by sinking a 45-foot birdie at the difficult par-four 18th at Bay Hill in Orlando. The usually low-key Itali...

For those dreaming of a golf vacation, Italy offers a number of itineraries that also include the best of wellness, cuisine and art. From north to south, in mountains or at sea, on the Peninsula and off, one can find a wide variety of greens set against spectacular backdrops, and characterized by significant cultural, artistic and enogastronomical...

Virginia Elena Carta, an easy-to-like Italian with a brain as big as her heart, will leave Duke University next spring with so much more than a national championship ring. College golf doesn’t have the allure it once did. The best players skip it altogether. The next-best generally stay for a season or two. Those who experience the kind of first-ye...

Francesco Molinari set an incredible new record after playing a decisive role in Europe’s Ryder Cup victory over USA. The Italian’s partnership with Tommy Fleetwood yielded four points over the opening two days to help Thomas Bjorn’s side create a potentially decisive 10-6 lead over the holders. Out on his own, the Italian continued his sensational...

More than 100 golfers hoped for a hole-in-one Wednesday during the annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival golf tournament at Bridgeport Country Club. The turnout was the highest in the fundraiser’s history of more than 20 years, according to Eric Spatafore, tournament co-chair. “We had 27 teams and we’re completely sold out,” Spatafore said...

Still time to sign up for NIAF’s 14th Annual Tournament on Monday, August 13, at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club in Old Westbury, N.Y. The tournament benefits NIAF membership and educational programs. Registration and breakfast at 10:30 a.m. – foursome packages include shotgun start at noon; cocktails, awards and raffle, and dinner. Sponsorshi...

Francesco Molinari kept the coolest head in Carnoustie as he steered a steady course through a wild afternoon of nailbiting tension at the British Open on Sunday to become the first Italian major champion. With a strong breeze causing mayhem at the top of the leaderboard which a charging Tiger Woods had topped with nine holes to play, the 35-year-o...