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

Annie Park reaches round of 16 at U.S. Women's Publinx

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.            ...

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Joe Saladino LI, Met Area player of the year

         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...

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Joe Saladino makes the cut at Mid-Am

             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...

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Joe Saladino 1 up in his match

     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...

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Joe Saladino to play top college player at U.S. Amateur

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....

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Joe Saladino makes the cut for U.S. Amateur match play

 

       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...

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Learning experience for Jim Liu

 

        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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Liu 5 over at turn, Saladino later

 

          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...

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Jim Liu starts second round in the mix

     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....

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Jim Liu has solid first round in U.S. Amateur

 

       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...

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