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Jay MacNeill

  • 2018
Jay MacNeill

Jay S. MacNeill, a contributor to golf in New Jersey as a president of both the New Jersey State Golf Association and Plainfield Country Club in Edison, was the 2018 recipient of the NJSGA/NJPGA New Jersey Golf Distinguished Service Award.

Under his leadership, the NJSGA made great strides, including the sale of its Golf Cottage in Bloomfield, the long-time home of the NJSGA which preceded the moving of the headquarters to the current site at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

During his presidency, the Women’s Committee was added to the NJSGA, bringing with it an additional seven championships. He also oversaw a restructuring of the publication of the organization’s magazine.

MacNeill served on the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Seniors Golf Association and has served on the Board of Trustees for the NJSGA, including his term as President. He served on the NJSGA’s Executive Committee and Advisory Committee of Past Presidents, providing counsel to the association. 

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