Archive for March, 2012

Bethpage State Park: Black opens April 14, Red open March 30

Ready, set…Black! Or is it…Red? No…wait…it’s both! Bethpage Red will reopen for the 2012 season on Friday, March 30, followed two weeks later by the Black Course on Saturday, April 14. It’s you’re in need of some Bethpage love in the mean time the Yellow, Blue and Green courses are open for ready for play.

Junior Golf Tour – 2012 USSSA

Calling all junior golfers from ages 9 to 18: the 2012 USSSA golf season is upon us. What is USSSA? USSSA is a leading national sports association. It’s mission is to give amateur athletes the chance to compete in local and national championships. Based in Mount Sinai, Global Recreation Network runs USSSA events and tournaments […]

Golfing Magazine – 5 Magazines & Free Greens Fee

Every year the deal seems too good to be true…  Take advantage of the early bird special till 4/29/2012.  A $39 subscription to Golfing Magazine gets you five issues delivered to your door. Plus, one greens fee. Click here to subscribe.

Golf Is In The Air…

Welcome to the 2012 LongIslandGolfNews season. We’ve been grinding the gears and knocking off the cobwebs. I’ve setup a weekly email (what you’re getting here) to keep you informed of everything golf on Long Island. I’m looking forward to hear from you guys and gals. So drop me a line… See you on the links!

2012 Golfweek’s Best Courses: LI Edition

Last week, Golfweek released its annual list of Best Courses You Can Play . The state-by-state breakdown is pretty handy. Long Island is well represent among the 15 courses listed. Without further ado… 1) Bethpage State Park (Black), Farmingdale 2) Saratoga National, Saratoga 3) Leatherstocking, Cooperstown 4) Ravenwood, Victor 5) Pound Ridge GC, Pound Ridge […]

Tallgrass Golf Club now open for 2012

Opened in May of 2000, Tallgrass Golf Course was ranked No. 9 on Golfweek’s 2011 list of “Best Courses You Can Play” in the State of New York. Located in picturesque Shoreham, New York, the course was designed by famed architect, Gil Hanse. Hanse was named 2009’s “Architect of the Year” by GOLF Magazine. This […]

Eisenhower Park’s Red Course Today

Eisenhower Park’s toughest test of golf, The Red Course, is set to open today. The historic Devereux Emmet design in East Meadow is the star attraction at Eisenhower Park’s golf complex. Originally the #4 course at the long-gone Salisbury Golf Club, it hosted the PGA Championship in 1926 and, more recently, the Champions Tour’s Commerce […]

On Par with Anthony Scorcia

The season is heating up… I wanted to direct everyone to a great radio show – On Par hosted by Anthony Scorcia. On Par brings LI golfers the latest in golf info. Anthony delivers course reviews news, interviews with local teaching professional, amateur golfers, and merchants, major television network talent, and writers from premiere golf […]