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#76 — Tee Off at Sag Harbor State Golf Course

As the thermostat starts to rise, golf enthusiasts hit the green.

A membership at one of Southampton's private golf courses could run in the six-figure range, but 18 holes at Sag Harbor State Golf Course is just $1 per hole.

The course is open year round but now that spring is here, activity on the course will really pick up.

“Now that spring is beginning to break through winter’s stubborn hold, we are pleased to open our golf courses for the 2013 season,” New York State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey said. “Golf is a sport that promotes spending a great amount of time interacting with the outdoors, and we find it increasingly important that New York State Parks offer our world-class courses and unparalleled views to the public at a great value. We hope to see beginners and returning golfers teeing off on our greens very soon.”

Green fees at Sag Harbor State Golf Course, for 9 or 18 holes, are $18 on weekdays and $27 on weekends and holidays. Electric cart rental is $20 and push cart rental is $3.

The course has nine holes, but the green fees include two run throughs.  The 48.8-acre facility is located in the middle of the the Barcelona Neck Natural Resources Management Area, a preserve acquired by new York State in 1989.

There is a clubhouse, putting greens, and a snack bar and lessons are available. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.Only soft spikes are permitted.

  • RELATED: Long Island Golf Guide 2012

For more information on the Sag Harbor State Golf Course, call The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation at 518-474-0456 of the coruse directly at 631-725-2503.

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MARTIN DREW April 07, 2013 at 04:01 AM
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