Fore Long Island
Long Island golf courses and golfers mixed with a splash of PGA and other pro tours.
Metropolitan PGA member Rob Labritz, the director of golf at Glen Arbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills and a former assistant pro at Shinnecock Hills, made the cut at the PGA. He finished his second round Saturday morning at par 144.
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Rob Labritz, former assistant pro at Shinnecock Hills, is 1 over par halfway through his abbreviated second round of the PGA Championship. To put it in perspective for the club pro (he's director of golf at Glen Arbor in Westchester), he is only two shots behind Tiger Woods entering the resumption of round two Satruday morning at Whistling Straits.
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You've probably noticed by now that Whistling Straits is a stunning eye-catcher on TV. That's just the way you should always think of it. Having been there the last time they had the PGA in that remote Wisconsin town, I can tell you it's murder on spectators. The artificial slopes that were built into this Lake Michigan supposed links course are incredibly steep along...Read more »