Archive for July, 2012

Long Island Golf News Joins Google+

Anyone out there using the Google Plus? We’ll be cross posting our news items at G+, along with other news and tidbits. Don’t forget that you can also find us on Facebook and Twitter. Drop by and say hello…leave a comment, it’ll make you feel good.

CBS2 News on the dangers of living close to Bergen Point

CBS 2 picks up the story about Bergen Point golfers hitting local houses, check Fios1 video from last year. There is some truly inspired copy writing. The setup for the piece is: “Residents in a Suffolk County neighborhood feel like they are living a shooting gallery.” The segment ends with this gem, “Romano is urging […]

Pete’s Golf on GolfDigest’s Blog

Here’s a nice story from the Golf Digest Blog about Long Island’s best known club fitting shop – Pete’s Golf. Kevin Tarsa, the Golf Digest intern who wrote the piece, trumpets a common theme from recently custom fit golfers, “Why didn’t do this sooner?” I like how Keven ends his post: I guess switching drivers […]

Bethpage Black closes early to prepare for The Barclays

As reported by Golf on LI… The Black Course at Bethpage State Park won’t close for final preparations for The Barclays until Monday, August 6, but the park has already started to cut down on available tee times as the tournament looms less than a month away. From now until the course’s closing early next […]

LIRR Adds Extra Service for Barclays

From LI Patch: The Long Island Rail Road is planning extra trains for travelers headed to the The Barclays PGA Tour at Bethpage State Park in August. (see LIRR Barclays site here) And, for good measure, it will test a system allowing passengers to print or display their bar-coded tickets on a smart phone. LIRR […]

July Nine & Dine at Hamlet Country Club

Who: You, your spouse, family, friends or co-workers What: An evening of fine golf and fine food Where: Hamlet Golf and CC When: Wednesday, July 18 2012 @ 5pm Why: Cause you love golf and you gotta eat… More: $68 gets you 9 holes of golf, cart, range balls and dinner. Sign up here!

Bethpage Black July 2012 Schedule

First reported by GOLI, Bethpage Black will be closed July 10th to 12th and July 17th – 19th. The last closure is for the New York State Open. As always, call the Bethpage State Park at (516) 249-0701 for the latest in course information.