Sunday, June 23, 2013

Dix Hills Park Summer Junior Golf Program

Conducted by George A. Dixon PGA Head Golf Professional, and Staff

The Dix Hills Park Junior Golf Program consists of two types of instruction:

The Basic Program- is for boys and girls ages 5-14 that are generally new to the game, and that need training in all areas and fundamentals of the game.  Safety, rules, and etiquette are also stressed. The atmosphere is fun, as students will be challenged with various types of games and contests, as well as introduction to the Golf Course.

The Club Division- is for those students who have gone through a basic program at least three times and are ready for organized play on the golf course. Advanced levels of instruction, rules, etiquette along with safety and sportsmanship is the focus of this program, as students play various types of golf formats on the golf course.

Makeup’s can be pre arranged to accommodate Family Vacations.. Also as long as you get six sessions in you can set dates up according to your schedule.

#: 1. Basic. Tuesdays              
July 9h,16,23,30th-. Aug 1,8,15
9:30am – 12:00pm
#. 2. Basic. Wednesdays
July 10h,17,24Aug 2nd,9,16
9:30am - 12:00pm
#. 3. Basic. Thursdays
July 11h,18,25Aug 1,8,15
9:30am – 12:00pm
#. 4. Club Division. Thurs.
July 11h,18,25,Aug 3,10,17
9:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: $325.00 for the basic program. $350.00 for the club division, which includes cost for greens fees. Cash or check only accepted for this program.

Registration: Juniors will be accepted on a first come first served basis to ensure manageable teacher / pupil ratio. (approx 8-1). Call early to reserve a spot, as classes are limited. The dates are flexible and make up clinics are available on a limited basis to help accommodate any family vacations.

Registration can be done at the Dix Hills Park Pro Shop. 525 Vanderbilt Pkwy. Dix Hills Park.
Any questions please feel free to call 631-499-8005.

Friday, June 21, 2013

USGA Announces Groupings and Starting Times For 68th U.S. Women’s Open Championship

2013 U.S. Women’s Open Championship, June 27-30
Sebonack Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y.

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced groupings and starting times for the first two rounds of the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open Championship on Thursday (June 27) and Friday (June 28) at the par 35-37–72, 6,796-yard Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y.

The U.S. Women’s Open is a 72-hole, stroke-play competition. A field of 156 players will play 18 holes of stroke play on June 27 and 28, after which the field will be cut to the low 60 scores and ties. Those players making the cut will play 18 holes on June 29 and 30. If there is a tie upon the completion of 72 holes, a three-hole aggregate score playoff will immediately follow. If this playoff results in a tie, the tied players will immediately continue to play off hole-by-hole until the winner is determined.
All Times EDT

Thursday (June 27), hole #1 and Friday (June 28), hole #10
6:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Chelsea Harris, Normal, Ill.; Ayako Uehara, Japan; Jamie Hullett, Mesquite, Texas
6:56 a.m. – 12:41 p.m. – Alice Kim, Walnut, Calif.; a-Erica Herr, New Hope, Pa.; a-Elizabeth Schultz, Lafayette, Calif.
7:07 a.m. – 12:52 p.m. – Aimee Cho, Republic of Korea; Macarena Silva, Chile; a-Gabriella Then, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
7:18 a.m. – 1:03 p.m. – Christi Cano, San Antonio, Texas; a-Emily Tubert, Burbank, Calif.; Caroline Westrup, Sweden
7:29 a.m. – 1:14 p.m. – Stephanie Sherlock, Canada; Elena Robles, Torrance, Calif.; Tiffany Lua, Rowland Heights, Calif.
7:40 a.m. – 1:25 p.m. – Jenny Shin, Torrance, Calif.; Carly Booth, Scotland; Belen Mozo, Spain
7:51 a.m. – 1:36 p.m. – Jane Park, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Danielle Kang, Thousand Oaks, Calif.; Mariajo Uribe, Colombia
8:02 a.m. – 1:47 p.m. – Na Yeon Choi, Republic of Korea; a-Lydia Ko, New Zealand; Brittany Lincicome, Seminole, Fla.
8:13 a.m. – 1:58 p.m. – Sun Young Yoo, Republic of Korea; Se Ri Pak, Republic of Korea; Jennifer Johnson, Carlsbad, Calif.
8:24 a.m. – 2:09 p.m. – Miki Saiki, Japan; Karen Stupples, England; Caroline Masson, Germany
8:35 a.m. – 2:20 p.m. – Sophie Gustafson, Sweden; Natalie Gulbis, Las Vegas, Nev.; Je-Yoon Yang, Republic of Korea
8:46 a.m. – 2:31 p.m. – Jennifer Rosales, Philippines; Kristy McPherson, Conway, S.C.; Becky Morgan, Wales
8:57 a.m. – 2:42 p.m. – Charyoung Kim, Republic of Korea; Lindsey Wright, Mission Hills, Calif.; Yoonkyung Heo, Republic of Korea

Thursday (June 27), hole #10 and Friday (June 28), hole #1
6:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Jackie Barenborg Stoelting, Vero Beach, Fla.; a-Yueer Feng, Orlando, Fla.; Amelia Lewis, Jacksonville, Fla.
6:56 a.m. – 12:41 p.m. – Tiffany Tavee, Tempe, Ariz.; Lindy Duncan, Plantation, Fla.; a-Kyung Kim, Chandler, Ariz.
7:07 a.m. – 12:52 p.m. – Kirby Dreher, Canada; a-Nelly Korda, Bradenton, Fla.; Rachel Rohanna, Waynesburg, Pa.
7:18 a.m. – 1:03 p.m. – a-Doris Chen, Bradenton, Fla.; a-Kelli Bowers, Chelan, Wash.; Felicity Johnson, England
7:29 a.m. – 1:14 p.m. – Meena Lee, Republic of Korea; Katie Futcher, The Woodlands, Texas; Pernilla Lindberg, Sweden
7:40 a.m. – 1:25 p.m. – Inbee Park, Republic of Korea; Stacy Lewis, The Woodlands, Texas; Suzann Pettersen, Norway
7:51 a.m. – 1:36 p.m. – Vicky Hurst, Melbourne, Fla.; Michelle Wie, Honolulu, Hawaii; Eun-Hee Ji, Republic of Korea
8:02 a.m. – 1:47 p.m. – Ai Miyazato, Japan; Lexi Thompson, Coral Springs, Fla.; Karrie Webb, Australia
8:13 a.m. – 1:58 p.m. – Alison Walshe, Westford, Mass.; Jodi Ewart Shadoff, England; Candie Kung, Allen, Texas
8:24 a.m. – 2:09 p.m. – Danah Bordner, Indianapolis, Ind.; Sarah-Jane Smith, Australia; Mi Jung Hur, Republic of Korea
8:35 a.m. – 2:20 p.m. – Carlota Ciganda, Spain; Karine Icher, France; Caroline Hedwall, Sweden
8:46 a.m. – 2:31 p.m. – Karin Sjodin, Sweden; Momoko Ueda, Japan; Soo Jin Yang, Republic of Korea
8:57 a.m. – 2:42 p.m. – a-Nicole Zhang, Canada; Stacey Keating, Australia; Nicole Jeray, Berwyn, Ill.
Thursday (June 27), hole #1 and Friday (June 28), hole #10
12:30 p.m. – 6:45 a.m. – Paz Echeverria, Chile; a-Karinn Dickinson, Mukilteo, Wash.; Caroline Powers, Bowling Green, Ohio
12:41 p.m. – 6:56 a.m. – a-Brooke Mackenzie Henderson, Canada; P.K. Kongkraphan, Thailand; TBD
12:52 p.m. – 7:07 a.m. – a-Mariah Stackhouse, Peachtree City, Ga.; Irene Cho, La Quinta, Calif.; Katy Harris, Humble, Texas
1:03 p.m. – 7:18 a.m. – Maude-Aimee Leblanc, Canada; Austin Ernst, Seneca, S.C.; Taylore Karle, Frisco, Texas
1:14 p.m. – 7:29 a.m. – TBD; Moira Dunn, Utica, N.Y.; Pornanong Phatlum, Thailand
1:25 p.m. – 7:40 a.m. – Mika Miyazato, Japan; Gerina Piller, Roswell, N.M.; Julieta Granada, Paraguay
1:36 p.m. – 7:51 a.m. – Morgan Pressel, Boca Raton, Fla.; Azahara Munoz, Spain; Hee Kyung Seo, Republic of Korea
1:47 p.m. – 8:02 a.m. – Amy Yang, Republic of Korea; Brittany Lang, McKinney, Texas; Haeji Kang, Republic of Korea
1:58 p.m. – 8:13 a.m. – I.K. Kim, Republic of Korea; Paula Creamer, Pleasanton, Calif.; Yani Tseng, Chinese Taipei
2:09 p.m. – 8:24 a.m. – Katherine Hull-Kirk, Australia; Christina Kim, San Jose, Calif.; Juli Inkster, Los Altos, Calif.
2:20 p.m. – 8:35 a.m. – Chie Arimura, Japan; Ilhee Lee, Republic of Korea; Sandra Gal, Germany
2:31 p.m. – 8:46 a.m. – Hee-Won Han, Republic of Korea; Cynthia Lacrosse, Tampa, Fla.; Sydnee Michaels, Murrieta, Calif.
2:42 p.m. – 8:57 a.m. – Laura Diaz, Scotia, N.Y.; Janice Moodie, Scotland; Birdie Kim, Republic of Korea
Thursday (June 27), hole #10 and Friday (June 28), hole #10
12:30 p.m. – 6:45 a.m. – Catherine Matranga, Fort Worth, Texas; a-Shannon Aubert, France; Kendra Little, Eugene, Ore.
12:41 p.m. – 6:56 a.m. – Megan Grehan, Mamaroneck, N.Y.; a-Mariel Galdiano, Pearl City, Hawaii; Ji Young Oh, Duluth, Ga.
12:52 p.m. – 7:07 a.m. – a-Annie Park, Levittown, N.Y.; Izzy Beisiegel, Canada; Christine Song, Maryville, Tenn.
1:03 p.m. – 7:18 a.m. – Emily Childs, Alameda, Calif.; Thidapa Suwannapura, Thailand; a-Casie Cathrea, Livermore, Calif.
1:14 p.m. – 7:29 a.m. – Giulia Sergas, Italy; Hee Young Park, Republic of Korea; Chella Choi, Jacksonville, Fla.
1:25 p.m. – 7:40 a.m. – Mina Harigae, Monterey, Calif.; Mo Martin, Altadena, Calif.; Nicole Castrale, Palm Desert, Calif.
1:36 p.m. – 7:51 a.m. – TBD; Angela Stanford, Saginaw, Texas; Lizette Salas, Azusa, Calif.
1:47 p.m. – 8:02 a.m. – Cristie Kerr, Miami, Fla.; Jiyai Shin, Republic of Korea; So Yeon Ryu, Republic of Korea
1:58 p.m. – 8:13 a.m. – Beatriz Recari, Spain; Catriona Matthew, Scotland; Jessica Korda, Bradenton, Fla.
2:09 p.m. – 8:24 a.m. – Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand; Anna Nordqvist, Orlando, Fla.; Shanshan Feng, People's Republic of China
2:20 p.m. – 8:35 a.m. – Kris Tamulis, Naples, Fla.; Tiffany Joh, San Diego, Calif.; Lorie Kane, Canada
2:31 p.m. – 8:46 a.m. – Brooke Pancake, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Ha-Neul Kim, Republic of Korea; Dewi Claire Schreefel, Netherlands
2:42 p.m. – 8:57 a.m. – a-Alexandra Kaui, Kapolei, Hawaii; Jessica Shepley, Canada; Sally Watson, Scotland

About the USGA
The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Equipment Standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s working jurisdiction comprises the United States, its territories and Mexico. The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and funds an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” charitable giving program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries. For more information about the USGA, visit


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Monday, June 10, 2013

Lake of Isles Offers Ladies Golf School -- 
June 22 and 23

The Troon Golf Academy Lake of Isles will be hosting its popular Ladies Golf School on June 22 and 23. The golf school is designed for women looking to learn the game or improve on specific areas in their game. The golf school schedule has four sessions, two each day, and women can select to attend one, two, three of all four sessions.

The Ladies Golf School is conducted by Sue Cart, head teaching professional at Lake of Isles, and Dawn Mercer, director of instruction at Innisbrook Golf and Spa Resort, Tarpon Springs, Fla. Class size is limited to five students per instructor to ensure maximum one-on-one time.

Session Schedule

Saturday, June 22
Session I: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., Chipping and Putting
Session II: 1 – 4 p.m., Pitching and Full Swing

Sunday, June 23
Session III: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., Maximum Distance
Session IV:  1 – 4 p.m., Take It To The Course

The fee per session is $130 or a special price for all four sessions for $430. Lunch at Matches Tavern in Lake of Isles Clubhouse can be added for $20. Hotel accommodations can be made at Foxwoods Resort Casino, located adjacent to Lake of Isles.

To reserve a space in the Ladies Golf School, please call 888.475.3746 or visit for information.

Lake of Isles, a 36-hole Rees Jones designed golf club located in North Stonington, Connecticut, opened in May 2005. Owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and located across the street from Foxwoods Resort Casino, the two courses wind their way through 900 acres of wooded Connecticut countryside and around a 90-acre lake. Managed by Troon Golf, the worldwide leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, Lake of Isles offers the ultimate golf experience. In addition to superior service and impeccable course conditions, amenities include a 50,000 square foot clubhouse, and a state of the art indoor and outdoor practice facility. For information on Lake of Isles call 888.475.3746 or visit