Posts Tagged ‘bethpage-state-park-golf-course’

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 […]

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.

Bethpage Black amps up 17th hole for The Barclays

Mark Herrman reports that Bethpage Black will get a new look for the The Barclays in August. The tournament also will borrow a little from the Phoenix Open, with a temporary stadium built around what figures to be a very loud 17th hole. The par-3 17th at Bethpage was one of the most electric venues […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Bethpage Black closes it’s season on November 15

A call into the Bethpage reservation line let me know – we need to start counting down the days. Bethpage Black will close it’s ‘doors’ on November 15, 2011. Get your swings in while you can… Another year brought on more accolades for the prime golf spot on Long Island. Golf Digest readers voted the […]

Early Bird Tickets for 2012 Barclays

Back in June, the PGA Tour announced that Barclays was renewing it’s sponsorship of the FedEx Cup – running through 2016. The 2012 edition will be held at LI’s own, Bethpage Black, on August 21st to August 26th, 2012. Early bird tickets are now on sale through Sept 5 while supplies last. Visit the The […]

Barclay’s comes to Black – 2012 & 2016

The PGA Tour announced a few weeks back that the first stop of the FedExCup Playoffs, the Barclays, will come to Long Island’s famed Bethpage Black. Barclays Bank agreed to sponsor the tournament through 2016. Generally played at the end of August or early September, the Barclays will come to Bethpage in 2012 and 2016. […]