Led by Zack Brady of Atlantic Golf Club's 1-over-par 73, 22 competitors shot 80 or better in strong winds on Monday, May 15th
at The Golf Club at Middle Bay in Oceanside to qualify for the 2017 Long Island Open. For complete scores, click here.
In addition to the 93 competitors who were exempt from qualifying and the 29 competitors who qualified on May 9th at Bethpage, the qualifying 22 competitors from The Golf Club at Middle Bay total to 144 players who will compete at Westhampton CC on Day One (June 6th). Alternates would be added to the field based upon any withdrawals occurring on or before June 6th. (Note: the names of the Alternates who shot 74 at Bethpage and 81 at Middle Bay are in correct order here.)
On Tuesday, May 9th at the Long Island Open qualifier on the Red Course at Bethpage State Park, 29 competitors shot 73 or better to qualify. The low score of 68 was posted by Alex Willey of Fresh Meadow Country Club. Those who shot 74 are Alternates (for more detail, click here.).
For complete scores from Bethpage Red, click here.
(Scroll down to the navy blue rectangle to see instructions for how to enter our tournaments.)
To view the LIGA's 2017 Tournament Schedule, click here.
Photos of the LIGA's 2017 tournament sites are now available; click here.
Outgoing LIGA President Michael J. Sullivan and Incoming LIGA President Martin Winkelman
On Thursday evening, November 17th, Martin Winkelman of Glen Head Country Club was installed as the new President of the Long Island Golf Association, at the association's Annual Meeting, which was held at Garden City Country Club. Martin's two year term follows the term of Michael J. Sullivan of Garden City Country Club. Also installed were Vice President George Gatta of Southward Ho Country Club and Secretary David Mattana of Fresh Meadow Country Club. James L. Dunne of Garden City Golf Club continues as Treasurer. Two new members of the association's Executive Board were also installed, Peter Hoffman of Southward Ho Country Club and Bryan Pendrick of the Mill River Club. The meeting was held jointly with the Annual Meeting of the Long Island Caddie Scholarship Fund; the existing officers and members of the fund's Board of Directors will continue in their positions. For a complete listing of the LIGA's officers and Executive Board, click here; for a complete listing of the LICSF's officers and Board of Directors, click here. For a video of photographs from the meeting, click here.
LIGA Executive Director Doug Vergith was the guest on the "On Par with Anthony Scorcia" radio show
on Saturday morning, October 22. To listen to a recording of the show (Doug's interview starts at the 6:42 mark), click here.
For 2016 Final Player and Senior Player of the Year Standings, click here.
THE LIGA THANKS THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF AMATEUR GOLF
Audi is the Long Island Golf Association's flagship sponsor.
To see a list of Audi dealerships on Long Island, click here.
Thea and Robert Capazzi Foundation
LIGA Tournament Entry:
The Long Island Golf Association’s on-line Tournament Entry system is very easy to use: click on the navy blue rectangle immediately above and it will take you to the sign in page. If you do not have a profile already stored in our system, click on the blue line that says "Click here to Register" and create your profile. Log out, log back in and start entering tournaments that you qualify for (if you don't qualify for an event, there won't be a check box for that event on the left of the tournament screen). Of course, if you already have a profile, you can log in immediately (Note: Always keep your profile up-to-date, particularly for mail address, e-mail address, and phone number.). Almost all of our tournaments require amateurs to have an active handicap index from your club or course (the only exceptions are the Junior, Boys and Girls Championships). Make sure your handicap is active before attempting to enter a tournament. Pay particular attention to this issue at the start of the golf season, when clubs/courses may be slow to activate handicaps for the new season.
Online Tournament Entry is a joint service of
We have added a new section to our website, which contains the winners, runners-up, medalists, etc. from our entire history of our nine major championships. To see all these results, hover over "About the LIGA" in the menu above, then slide the cursor to hover over "LIGA History" in the drop-down menu, then slide the cursor to hover over "Major History" in the second drop-down menu, then slide the cursor into the third drop-down menu, and click on the tournament you choose.
To see complete results of previous years' tournaments, click on the words “Tournament Results: Previous Years” at the top of the page,
and then click on the year and then the event from the drop-down lists.
Anthony Scorcia’s half hour golf show on WGBB radio 1240 airs on Saturday mornings at 8 am during golf season.
Anthony has already had then-LIGA President Alan Finkelstein as a guest. You can listen to that segment and others at:
The LIGA and The A Position (a website devoted to great writing about all aspects of the game of golf) have created a partnership aimed at bringing the site’s content directly to the users of our site, with an emphasis on content particularly relevant to Long Island golfers. To visit the LIGA’s page on the site,
The site’s content is updated frequently; we suggest you visit often (and scroll down the page) to see articles with a Long Island aspect. In addition, once on the LIGA page, please also click through to the A Position homepage (using the A Position logo in the upper lefthand corner of the LIGA page), for golf stories that don’t necessarily have a Long Island component.
Interested in the Long Island Caddie Scholarship Fund?
Did you know the LICSF has an Alumni Association?
Click on "Long Island Caddie Scholarship Fund" at the top of the page to learn more.
Did you know that the LIGA has a Facebook page and a Twitter site?
Right Click on the logos and choose “Open Link in New Window” to visit them.
Check out the websites of courses you can play: hover your mouse over the words "About the LIGA" at the top of the page, and then click on the words "Club Websites."
Would you or your business like to sponsor a Long Island Golf Association event?
A few of our events are currently available. Sponsorships provide you with a way of supporting golf on Long Island and keeping the name of your business foremost in the thoughts of the Long Island golf community. Sponsorships are prominently displayed at tournament sites and on all posters, applications and promotional materials, as well as on this website. A link from this site is also provided to the sponsor’s website. For further information, please contact LIGA Treasurer Jim Dunne at (516) 746-7440 or at JLDCPA@aol.com.
Want to play in LIGA tournaments but don’t belong to a member club and don’t keep your handicap at a member course?
Become an Associate Member! The LIGA has created an Associate Membership for competitors who would otherwise be unable to play in our championships. (To become an LIGA Associate member, create an LIGA online entry profile [see above], then log in to your profile, and click on “Program Signup” to the left of the list of tournaments.)
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Phone: (516) 746-1015