Discount at Crab Meadow Course Because of Vandalism Damage

The Town of Huntington is offering a 10 percent discount on greens fees at Crab Meadow Golf Course because of the damage caused by vandalism. Temporary greens are in place at holes 1, 11 and 17. 

“It’s a shame that someone would attempt to destroy one of the Town’s great recreational attractions,” Supervisor Lupinacci said. “Don’t let them spoil your fun — I encourage all who enjoy golf to take advantage of our discounted rates while the three greens are repaired.”

The discount will be taken off all greens fees, excluding the demand-based pricing promotion implemented earlier this year.

The vandalism occurred between 9 p.m. Monday and 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Four greens were damaged: one of the greens sustained insignificant damage, which the Town is repairing in-house. Three temporary greens have been established for holes 1, 11 and 17, where significant damage occurred. Repairs are estimated to take from 4 to 6 weeks.

The Town has filed a police report and the Public Safety Department is ramping up park ranger and security patrols immediately in response to the incident. Information on the crime can be reported by calling 1-800-220-TIPS (1-800-220-8477).

The 18-hole Crab Meadow Golf Course features 6,598 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.3 and it has a slope rating of 131 on Blue grass. Designed by William F. Mitchell, ASGCA, the Crab Meadow golf course opened in 1965.

For more information on greens pricing, contact Steve Dietz at (631) 757-8800 or visit http://www.crabmeadow.com.

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