Some Final Thoughts….

As I watch the final rounds of the US Open, I had no idea that it would be such an emotional few days for me. I am proud that I am connected with Bethpage State Park through my family, but I was also impressed with the spectators… For example, in Friday’s round, a player (I…
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Saturday, June 20

A Great Day! It was a great day to be at Bethpage Park. Weather started out hazy and later became wet, but all the players finished their second rounds. I arrived and went immediately to the first tee grandstands. I wanted to sit and see some groups tee off. The first group I saw was…
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Friday, June 19

Hooray for the sun! Finally the sun has come out and golf can resume. The crowd was enormous – some say around 50,000 spectators – and they were quite vocal and very appreciative of the players. I took the local shuttle from downtown Bethpage and within fifteen minutes I was there. My plan was to…
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