Posts Tagged ‘Mark Herrmann’

LI’s qualifiers for Open take first step

From May 11, 2011, Mark Herrmann (link to article) This is how the U.S. Open is different. You’ve heard the bromide that the Masters begins on the back nine on Sunday? Well, the U.S. Open begins on a crisp, windy May afternoon at places such as Glen Head Country Club. It begins with a 3-under […]

Herrmann: John Daly & Long Island Golf Show Coverage

Daly wows Long Island Golf Show crowd Published: March 27, 2011 12:33 AM By BY MARK HERRMANN Photo credit: John Dunn | Pro golfer John Daly made an appearance, Saturday, at the Long Island Golf Show at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood. Daly spoke and answered questions from the audience, and then signed autographs. Daly […]

Mark Herrmann – Did winter storms hurt Long Island golf courses?

Mark Herrmann reports that the harsh winter may affect the upcoming golf season. A couple of big-time LI superintendents I saw over the winter said that the snow cover actually is a good insulator from the ravages of winter. But they added that ice is a real killer. Even before today’s snowfall, the USGA sent […]

Evan Bierne of Bethpage Makes Met AM Final

Evan Bierne of Bethpage makes Met Am final Saturday July 31, 2010 9:22 PM By Mark Herrmann Evan Bierne, who plays out of Bethpage and is preparing for his senior year at St. John’s, will play for one of the most prestigious amateur titles in the country Sunday. Bierne will meet defending champion Cameron Wilson […]

Twelve LI Qualifiers make Met Open

From ExploreLI.com – Tuesday July 27, 2010 11:24 PM

By Mark Herrmann (link to article)

t1

Abbie Valentine, Bethpage

-4

68

Alan Specht, Nassau Players (a)

-4

68

Chris O’Keefe, Bethpage (a)

-4

68

David Jankowski, Montauk Downs (a)

-4

68

5

Paul Dickinson, Montauk Downs

-3

69

T6

Brian Mackey, Spook Rock (a)

-2

70

David Young, Sleepy Hollow

-2

70

Joe Saladino, Huntington (a)

-2

70

Michael Walker, Willow Ridge

-2

70

Reed Howard, Greenwich (a)

-2

70

T11

Dave Segot, Nassau Players (a)

-1

71

Tarik Can, Bethpage

-1

71

Yes, those are three amateurs who tied for medalist honors Tuesday in the Met Open Qualifier at Port Jefferson Country Club.

A quality group, with those four as well as Paul Dickinson, who was in contention at the New York State Open until the end Thursday; Joe Saladino, low amateur at the State Open, and Tarik Can, who shot 65 during the State Open at Bethpage Black.

The Met Open will also be at the Black, Aug. 24-26

Don’t hold your breath for Bethpage Open

From Mark Herrmann blog… —- Here’s an early primer on the next U.S. Open at Bethpage: Don’t hold your breath. First of all, the Open is getting booked fast and furious. Erin Hills for 2017 and Pebble Beach in 2019. But also, USGA President Jim Hyler just said that his group likes to go to […]

Tam O’Shanter’s Brown wins Long Island Open

Another good piece by Mark Herrmann… ———– Originally published: June 9, 2010 9:04 PM By MARK HERRMANN Having worked the past 14 years at Tam O’Shanter Club in Brookville, Mark Brown has become a true Long Islander, except for the accent. “I still have my Boston roots,” he said in tones true to his New […]

Promise of Youth in U.S. Open Qualifier

From Mark Herrmann and ExploreLI.com… ——————- By MARK HERRMANN By definition, a local qualifying tournament for the U.S. Open looks ahead. For a professional such as Paul Dickinson, the medalist yesterday at Noyac Golf Club, it means anticipating sectional qualifying June 7 and the Open at Pebble Beach a week later. This event, though, offered […]

LIer Zguris expects golf club repair will never go out of style

Here’s a nice write up by Mark Herrmann of NewsDay on an interesting golf related job… — If you’re one of those golfers who has bent a putter over your knee and then needed the club to be fixed, or if you accidentally broke the shaft of an iron when your swing crashed into a […]