Archive for April, 2012

Welcome to Golf Month & Get Golf Ready Long Island

May is ‘Welcome to Golf Month’ according to the PGA. PGA and LPGA Professionals around the country are offering a number of different programs to teach the basics. The goal is get new and former golfer re-engaged with sport. The PGA is getting the word on a number of different fronts. Sunday afternoon (4/26), a […]

Long Island Summer Golf Camp Guide – 2012

Updated with more summer golf camps for kids. Summertime is around the corner. So, get your kids ready for the links with this list of golf camps. Nassau County Golf Camps Eisenhower Park – LI Golf Academy Ages 7 to 10 Time: 11am to 3pm 3 Day sessions 6/26 to 6/28, 7/10 to 7/12, 7/24 […]

Timber Point Spring Demo Day – April 25th, 2012

All the big names in golf will be there – full list below. You’ll have an opportunity to try all the latest equipment – from driver down to putter. Time: 10am to 3pm, Date: 4/25/2012. Apart from trying out all the clubs, Timber Point has lots of other great stuff is planned, including raffles and […]

Business Week: How to Fix Golf

Off the heels of last week’s coverage of Mark Herrmann’s column, “Is Golf In Trouble?’, where we got great comments, I came across Bloomberg BuseinssWeek’s ‘How To’ issue. Former Sun Microsystems Chairman/CEO Scott McNealy, makes some interesting suggestions… I’ve excerpted from the article… First, McNealy takes on pace of play. I’m not out to change […]

Is golf in trouble? Newsday’s Herrmann reports

Newsday sports writer, Mark Herrmann, writes a thought provoking article about the state of golf. First, Herrmann quotes Jack Niclaus from a recent press conference at the Masters. “We have a big problem,” Nicklaus said during a news conference at Augusta. “Since 2006, we have lost 23 percent of the women and 36 percent of […]

10th Annual Suffolk County Parks Junior Golf Tour

For the tenth year running, the Suffolk County Parks department will run it’s Junior Golf Tour. Participation is open to girls and boys from ages 9 to 17. To register, players must have a valid Suffolk County Parks Green Key Card. The Green Key Card can be purchased at any of the four county golf […]

Timber Point Blue Course Re-Opens – April 7

Blue course re-opens for weekends starting April 7th, until further notice. If you can make it out this weekend… Look for one of the specially marked Timber Point Golf Balls that are hidden throughout the course and redeem for assorted prizes. Prizes include: golf lessons, new grips, pro-shop merchandise, discounts and other goodies.

The Barclays Volunteer Info

The Barclays, the first Playoff event in the PGA Tour’s FedExCup, comes to Bethpage Black in 2012. It’s an exciting time for Long Island Golf. Gail W, an email subscriber, asked about volunteering for the event. I reached out to The Barclays Volunteer Coordinator, Bill Hansen, for all the details. LIGN: How long have you […]

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