Archive for May, 2012

Annie Park wins Nassau boys golf championship

Here’s the lede from the Newsday story. The gentleman’s game? Not Wednesday. Annie Park, a MacArthur High School junior, became the first girl to win the Nassau boys high school championship Wednesday afternoon, smashing the scoring record by six strokes with an 8-under 134 for the two-day tournament at Bethpage State Park. Park defeated a […]

27east.com: Interview with Sebonack’s Superintendent Garret Bodington

27east.com did an extensive interview with Garret Bodington, the superintendent of Sebonack Golf Club in Southhampton.  Sebonack will host the 2013 US Women’s Open – a first for course. First, The Press asks about Bodington’s resume. He certainly has the experience to setup a course for professional tournament play. Question: Tell me a bit about […]

65th MGA/Metlife Public Links Championship

The 65th MGA Public Links Championship is set to happen in early July at Bethpage Black. Here are some important dates: May 30th at 5pm is the deadline for the MGA entry Local qualifying happen in mid June Monday, June 11, Blue Hill Golf Course, Pearl River, N.Y. Tuesday, June 12, Darlington Golf Course, Mahwah, […]

102nd Walter J. Travis Invitational

This weekend will mark the 102nd Walter J. Travis Invitational played at the Garden City Golf CLub. One of the most prestigious – if not, the most prestigious- amateur golf tournaments in the US. Jay Flemma over at cybergolf wrote up an excellent article on annual tournament.

LIGCA Names Great Rock ‘Course of the Year’

RiverheadLocal reports that the Long Island Golf Course Association (LIGCA), local professional group of Golf Course Superintendents, named Great Rock Golf Club of Wading River the 2012 Long Island Golf Course of the Year. “The criteria for the award include condition of the course, competency of ownership and management, the service they offer, their teaching […]

Interview with Bob Posillico

With the recent promotion about Get Golf Ready, I got in touch with Bob Posillico, PGA Pro at Eisenhower Park Golf Shop. Here’s our interview, in it we cover Bob’s career, his swing philosophy and Golf 2.0. LIGN: Tell me about yourself and your teaching philosophy? BP: I have been in the golf business for […]

Wednesday Night Golf League at Mill Pond

Mill Pond Golf Course announced a new competitive Wednesday Evenings golf league. Here’s the word from the site: 9 Hole League with Tee Times starting at 5:00pm (depending on registration, a 5:30 shotgun start is possible and will be announced prior to Kickoff Event on 5/23/12). 10 week league season beginning Wednesday, May 30th with a preseason kickoff 4 Man […]

May 2012 Outing Calendar

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