07/13/18 10:14am

Monday, Sept. 10, 7:30 a.m.: The Flanders Fire Department hosts 5th annual Golf Outing at the Vineyards Golf Club, 9 Tyler Dr., Riverhead. Continental breakfast and practice putting greens, golfing begins at 9 a.m. Lunch at the turn, three hour open bar, buffet dinner, dessert with coffee, Chinese auction, raffles, awards. Dress code: collared shirt, no jeans, shorts or cargo pants. Tickets: $165.  Contact Chief Scott Lambeck: 631-740-0706, flanderschief@optonline.net.  Mail checks payable to Flanders Fire Department Golf Outing, 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders, N.Y., 11901. RSVP by September 1.

03/16/16 6:00am
Island's End golf course sixteenth hole with views of the Long Island Sound. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Island’s End golf course sixteenth hole with views of the Long Island Sound. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

With its rural landscape and proximity to multiple bodies of water, it’s no surprise the North Fork provides naturally breathtaking backdrops almost everywhere you look — including its public golf courses. And with spring on its way and the weather starting to turn, what better time to dust off your clubs for a little “sightseeing”? (more…)

04/06/14 8:00am

Keeping fun in the game is part of the plan for the owners of Cedars Golf Course, Tim McManus, left, and Paul Pawlowski. (Credit: Jay Dempsey)

When I was in seventh grade back in the 1950s, it was my dream to own a transistor radio and a new set of golf clubs. The modest earnings from my Long Island Press newspaper route put my wish list items on hold.

Paul Pawlowski had a dream when he was in seventh grade of one day owning something far more grand than a radio and a set of golf clubs.  (more…)