Fore Long Island
Long Island golf courses and golfers mixed with a splash of PGA and other pro tours.
Annie Park, the 16-year-old from Levittown, not only made the cut at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links, she has won her first two matches and advanced to the round of 16. This afternoon, she is playing Julie Yang, 15, winner of 73 tournaments worldwide. The tournament is being held at Bandon Dunes in Oregon, concurrently with the men's public links. ...Read more »
Joe Saladino of Huntington was named Long Island Golf Association Player of the Year Wednesday, completing his sweep of local postseason honors. Earlier this month, Saladino won the Player of the Year Award from the Metropolitan Golf Association. He won the Havemeyer and Nassau Invitationals (setting a course record in the...Read more »
When he finished a solid (but in his mind, slightly disappointing) 2-over par round at Atlantic Golf Club Saturday, Joe Saladino of Huntington said, “You’ve got to have a round to keep yourself in it, play steady tomorrow and hope that gets you through.” He did...Read more »
Huntington's Joe Saladino is 1 up through nine holes of his match against top young Canadian Eugene Wong through nine holes at the U.S. Amateur...Read more »
Joe Saladino of Huntington Country Club, having made the cut in two rounds of stroke play, will meet Eugene Wong of Canada in the first round of match play today at 1:20 Eastern time. Wong plays for the University of Oregon and won the Nicklaus Award voted by coaches as college player of the year....Read more »
Joe Saladino of Huntington Country Club made the cut at the U.S. Amateur and advanced to match play, which begins Wednesday at Chambers Bay.
Saladino, one of the proprietors of Drive 495 in Manhattan, finished the two rounds of stroke play at two Washington state courses at 5-over, tied...Read more »
Jim Liu shot 6 over par at Chambers Bay, the harder of the two U.S. Amateur courses, and finished his two rounds of stroke play at 8 over. That probabaly won't make the cut for match play (now it's projected as 7-over), but it was an experience for the Smithtown golfer, who recently turned 15. As of right now, he's in the middle of the pack.
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Jim Liu, 15, of Smithtown made the turn at 5-over at Chambers Bay today in the U.S. Amateur, leaving him at 7 over so far for the tournament. No telling yet how that affects his chances of making the cut and reaching match play.
Joe Saladino of Huntington, who...Read more »
Jim Liu, 15 of Smithtown, began his second round of the U.S. Amateur tied for 61st. Which means if he just holds his ground today, he makes the cut and advances to match play at Chambers Bay. The top 64 in two days of stroke play advance to match play....Read more »
Jim Liu, 15, of Smithtown shot 2-over-paron the Home Course, a solid first round in the U.S. Amateur Championship. It was a solid opening for Liu in the event being held at Chambers Bay in Washington state. At the moment, he is tied for 71st and thus very much in contention to be in the top 64 who qualify for match play after two rounds...Read more »