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Named in memory of the late J. David Ferris, co-founder of the annual golf tournament, a generous advocate for 4-H, and past Chair of the NYS 4-H Foundation, Inc., the J. David Ferris Memorial Golf Open raises money for 4-H programs throughout New York State.

32ND Annual 4-H Golf Open - Friday, June 5, 2020

The Country Club of Ithaca

7:00am- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00am- Shotgun Start
1:00pm- Lunch and Awards

Hole-in-One Contest
Men's & Women's Longest Drive
Men's & Women's Closest to the Pin
Putting Contest


Thank you to all of our 2019 sponsors, donors, volunteers, and players!

Signature Sponsor:


Anniversary Sponsor:


silver Clover Sponsor:


Luncheon Sponsor: 

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Bronze Clover Sponsor:


media sponsor:


Hole-in-one sponsor:


Patron Sponsors:

Mercer Milling / Phibro

Merryfield Barnes, LLC

Milk Specialties Global

Moscato & Associates, Inc.

Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance

NY Corn & Soybean Growers Association

Perdue AgriBusiness Animal Nutrition

Seedway LLC

Seneca Foods

Spartan Insurance

Tioga State Bank

Balchem Animal Nutrition & Health

Barbara Schirmer

Deb and Glenn Applebee

Dryden Mutual Insurance Co.

Eugene A. Bartow Insurance Agency Inc.

Farm Fresh First, LLC

Freed Maxick CPAs PC

Holtz Nelson Dairy Consultants, LLC

Insero & Co. CPAs

Kemin Animal Nutrition & Health

MarSyt Inc.

Green & TEE SPonsors:

Parsons & Associates, Inc.

Porterdale Farms, Inc.

Preferred Mutual Insurance Company

Richard and Joyce Church

Rock River Laboratory, Inc.

Seaway Insurance Associates

Stork Insurance Agency

The First National Bank of Dryden

Tom and Mary Ann Facer

Van Parys Associates

Klossner Valenta Agency Inc

Lallemand Animal Nutrition

Lamb Farms Inc.

Lutz Feed Co. Inc.

Micronutrients - IntelliBond Trace Minerals

Monroe Tractor - Auburn

Moscato & Associates Inc

NYCM Insurance

Papillon Agricultural Company

Team Photos

2019 4-H Golf Open Results


1st Flight

1st - Farm Family Insurance

2nd - YMCA

3rd - Farm Credit East

2nd Flight

1st - ESPN

2nd - Seneca Food

3rd - Seedway

3rd Flight

1st - PW Wood (1)

2nd - Insero

3rd - Freed Maxick


Longest Drive Men - Gary Giroux

Closest to the Pin #7 Men - Cody Thorp

Putting Contest - Randy Smith

Ferris Trophy - Applebee Avengers.