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Long Island golf courses and golfers mixed with a splash of PGA and other pro tours.

Mickelson's Masters dream ends


          How cool would it have been for all golf fans, especially those in the Mickelson family, if Phil, the defending Masters champion, could have played next April with his brother Tim? At least a practice round would have been hot stuff.

             Tim had a shot at...

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Mickelson defeats Saladino, 3 and 1

      Joe  Saladino played well this morning, but he couldn't make enough birdies to overcome the lead built yesterday evening by Tim Mickelson. And Mickelson held on to win the Round of 16 match, 3 and 1, at the U.S. Mid-Amateur at Bridgehampton's Atlantic Golf Club.

        It ended a solid week for Saladino, the Huntington...

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Saladino-Mickelson in Round Three


          Joe Saladino of Huntington, the only local left in the U.S. Mid-Amateur, will play Tim Mickelson, the biggest name (or surname anyway) in the third round, beginning fairly soon at Atlantic Golf Club in Bridgehampton.

         After a weather delay of 4 hours, 31 minutes,...

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Nakashian, Saladino ready to start match


          Long Island is guaranteed an entry in the third round of the U.S. Senior Amateur this afternoon, but only one. Bayville native R.J. Nakashian (now of Palm Beach Gardens,Fla) and Joe Saladino of Huntington will play their second round match at 8:40. Bad weather hasn't  hit out here in Bridgehampton yet. Out here, the sun is...

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How about another Mickelson in the Masters?

      TIm Mickelson has been to Augusta seven times, including a trip to this year's Masters. His older brother Phil had predicted a victory so Tim made the trip for the first time in about nine years.

        He really would like to go back in 2011. The 33-year-old San Diego resident has advanced to the second round of the U.S. Mid-Amateur...

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