2016 winner Sam Migdal
(Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association Photo)
ST. LOUIS, MO (April 18, 2017) - The “official”
kickoff to the MAGA Tournament Season takes place
May 6-7 with The Old Warson Cup. Old Warson is
the permanent home to the Association’s match play
championship and the name was changed to “The
Old Warson Cup” in 2013.
Sixteen of the St. Louis areas top amateurs will
compete for the Old Warson Cup. These 16 players
were invited based on their finish on the 2016 MAGA
Player of the Year Point Standings. Defending
Champion Sam Migdal (Norwood Hills CC), will be
the #1 Seed after stellar 2016 season. Migdal will
get Kyle Szyhowski (Whitmoor CC) in Saturday’s
Five-time Match Play Champion Skip Berkmeyer
(The Legends CC) will come in as the #2 Seed.
Berkmeyer was the runner up at last year’s Old
Warson Cup. He will face off against Steven Souchek
(Gateway National) in the Round of 16.
Chad Niezing (The Legends CC) is this year’s #3
Seed. He will face Aberdeen GC member Kevin Jeske
in the Round of 16. Both Niezing and Jeske qualified
for the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur. Rounding out the
top 4 seeds is Alex Cusumano (Norwood Hills CC).
Cusumano finished 4th in MAGA’s 2016 Amateur
Championship. He will get Hunter Parrish
(Persimmon Woods GC) on Saturday morning at
Here is the full slate of Round of 16 Matches for
7:00am Sam Migdal (1) vs. Kyle Szyhowski
7:10am Darren Stoffel (8) vs. Thomas Weaver
7:20am Alex Cusumano (4) vs. Hunter Parrish
7:30am Phil Caravia (5) vs. Parker Goldman
7:40am Skip Berkmeyer (2) vs. Steven
7:50am Andrew Pranger (7) vs. Chris Kovach
8:00am Chad Niezing (3) vs. Kevin Jeske (14)
8:10am Tony Gumper (6) vs. Patrick Britt (11)
Quarterfinal matches will be played in the
afternoon on Saturday. Sunday morning the
Semifinal matches will begin at 7:00am with the 18-
hole final match beginning approximately 11:30am.