As a freshman in 2016-17: Mackedon was one of two golfers to compete in all 12 of the team’s tournaments and recorded a 74.48-stroke average, for the third lowest average on the team ... He had four top-10 finishes ... his best finish of the season came at The Connecticut Cup where he took first place … Carding a one-over 217 ... He was tied for first, but beat Matt Naumec of Boston College in a one-hole playoff. Mackedon finished second at the Lehigh University Invitational … Carding a one-over 145 after two rounds ... Macedon finished the season with his first performance at the BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP where he finished tied for 34th place.Before St. John’s: Captured the Suffolk Country individual title by shooting a 145 (+3) … also led Ward Melville High School to its second-straight Suffolk Country team championship … competed in the renowned American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) circuit, where he shot an average of 77.33 per round … placed first in both U.S Challenge cups, including the Long Island and Northeast Junior Classics … took second place in the 2015 MET PGA Future series at Bethpage Red … finished third in the 2015 MET PGA Future Series at Eisenhower White … carded a 64 to post another first place showing at the MET PGA Junior Event.
Personal: Full name is Gerry Mackedon … hails from Port Jefferson, N.Y. … father, Bill, is the Director of Golf and Head Professional at Port Jefferson Country Club.