Archive for May, 2010

Promise of Youth in U.S. Open Qualifier

From Mark Herrmann and… ——————- By MARK HERRMANN By definition, a local qualifying tournament for the U.S. Open looks ahead. For a professional such as Paul Dickinson, the medalist yesterday at Noyac Golf Club, it means anticipating sectional qualifying June 7 and the Open at Pebble Beach a week later. This event, though, offered […]

2010 Spring Lake Golf Clinics & Camps

Snag Jr Clinics (Ages 4-8):
Cost: $25 per Child
Sunday, June 6th 12:00pm-1:30pm
Saturday, June 12th 12:00pm-1:30pm

3 Day Clinic (Ages 4-8):
Cost: $99 per child
Dates: July 13th-15th 11:00pm-2:00pm
Includes lunch. Learn the basics and fundamentals of golf while having a great time.

Please pay in advance to reserve your spot

Junior Golf Camp (Ages 7-12)
Cost: $200
Dates: August 3rd-5th 9:30-2:30
A 30 minute break will given for lunch. The choices are 1 hotdog or chicken fingers with a bag of chips & a fountain beverage.

Send your child over to our facility to experience the challenge and pleasures of golf while acquiring the fundamentals. The children will play on the golf course every day!

Sign up for Camp & receive 10% off a New Junior Set

Contact to register:
Christy Grzymala
Leave home address so they can mail you a registration form.

2010 Cherry Creek JR Golf Camp

Cherry Creek Golf Links is dedicated to promoting the game of golf to our younger generation. Our goal is to provide each junior golfer with the basic golf swing fundamentals and game knowledge needed to enjoy this great outdoor activity in a FRIENDLY and FUN atmosphere for junior golfers of ALL PLAYING ABILITIES. Open to […]

2010 Dix Hills Park Summer Junior Golf Program

Conducted by George A. Dixon PGA Head Golf Professional, and Staff

The Dix Hills Park Junior Golf Program consists of two types of instruction:

The Basic Program– is for boys and girls ages 5-14 that are generally new to the game, and that need training in all areas and fundamentals of the game. Safety, rules, and etiquette are also stressed. The atmosphere is fun, as students will be challenged with various types of games and contests, as well as introduction to the Golf Course.

The Club Division
– is for those students who have gone through a basic program at least three times and are ready for organized play on the golf course. Advanced levels of instruction, rules, etiquette along with safety and sportsmanship is the focus of this program, as students play various types of golf formats on the golf course.

Dates: Makeup’s can be pre-arranged to accommodate Family Vacations

Session Day Dates Time of Day
Basic Tuesdays July 6-13-20-27-. Aug 3-10 9:30am – 12:00pm
Basic Wednesdays July 7-14-21-28. Aug 4-11 9:30am – 12:00pm
Basic Thursdays July 8-15-22-29. Aug 5-12 9:30am – 12:00pm
Club Division Thursdays July 8-15-22-29 Aug 5-12 9:30am – 12:00pm

Cost: $325.00 for the basic program. $350.00 for the club division, which includes cost for greens fees. Cash or check only accepted for this program.

Registration: Juniors will be accepted on a first come first served basis to ensure manageable teacher / pupil ratio. (approx 8-1). Call early to reserve a spot, as classes are limited. The dates are flexible and make up clinics are available on a limited basis to help accommodate any family vacations.

Registration can be done at the Dix Hills Park Pro Shop. 525 Vanderbilt Pkwy. Dix Hills Park. Any questions please feel free to contact us at 631-499-8005. Website Link.

Bethpage & Montauk Downs Named To Golfweek’s Best Muni

Coming in at number one, our very own – Bethpage Black followed by its neighbor Bethpage Red. New York State’s park system scored with Montauk Downs. The Black Course, home of the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open Championships, topped Golfweek’s 2009 ‘Best of Muni’. Montauk jumped from #38 in 2009 to #33 in 2010, and the Red skipped ahead from 20th to 17th over the same timeframe. Golfweek’s Best Muni list rates the top 50 government-owned layouts nationwide. Courses are evaluated and ranked based on conditioning, routing, variety, memorability and other categories. All three courses are fixtures on Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play listing as well. In March, the magazine ranked the Black #1, Red #9 and Montauk #14 among public-access layouts in New York State.

Syosset golf club on the auction block

This article ran in Newsday last week. The Woodcrest Golf Club’s 107-acre property in Syosset will go up for auction May 6. Woodcrest filed for bankruptcy late last year after a dispute between existing and former members who had invested in the club, located on Muttontown Eastwoods Road. Court documents say they disagreed on whether […]