HAUPPAUGE, NY - (March 2, 2009)- In conjunction with the 2009 U.S. Open Championship at Bethpage State Park, the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) has launched a website with the most up-to-date information on this world-class event, coming June 18-21, 2009.Visit Long Island’s official tourism website, www.discoverlongisland.com and click on the U.S Open Championship box for tips on how to get to the event, where to stay, local eateries and things to do during this prestigious event. Bethpage State Park is known for its five world-class golf courses, including the Black Course, site of the 2009 U.S. Open Championship. The Black Course at Bethpage State Park is one of only two public fairways where the U.S. Open’s best have battled. The U.S. Open golf Championship was also held here in 2002. Reservations are a must for this highly anticipated event, which is sure to bring in visitors from all over the country. The website offers an extensive list of nearby accommodations as well as information on getting to the U.S Open site at Bethpage Black. Parking will be located at designated areas, and transportation provided to the site. During the U.S. Open, you may want to take a swing at your own game of golf. The golf website outlines some of Long Island’s other challenging and scenic courses. Choose from over 60 beautiful public courses on Long Island, a true golfer’s paradise.
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