08/11/14 2:33pm
08/11/2014 2:33 PM
Great Rock Golf Club

Great Rock Golf Club

Sponsored By Great Rock Golf Club.

Under new ownership and open for play. Open 7 days a week. In addition to our 18 hole course we have a full practice facility with driving range and short game area.

Golf, like many sports, requires commitment, dedication, and tenacity. The game is a perfect way to spend an afternoon outdoors with friends or family.

But with the hot summer sun beating down on your back, it can be a little hard to stay focused. Whether playing a full 18-hole game or spending an hour at the driving range, it’s important to be cautious of summer heat.

Luckily, golf pros and enthusiasts can keep cool on the green with these helpful tips. (more…)

05/28/14 7:00am
05/28/2014 7:00 AM
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | Blackwell's restaurant at Great Rock.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | Blackwell’s restaurant at Great Rock.

The Wading River golf course formerly known as Great Rock that’s been closed since January will be re-opening to golfers on Monday, June 2, with an Aug. 15 opening date planned for the restaurant on the property.

Brian Curtin, who had served as general manager of the course and its restaurant, then called Blackwells, since 2008, is coming back to help lead operations at the new course — which he said still doesn’t have a name. (more…)

03/13/14 12:34pm
03/13/2014 12:34 PM
Gates at Great Rock are locked as the course and Blackwells restaurant have been closed since Jan. 1. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)

Gates at Great Rock are locked as the course and Blackwells restaurant have been closed since Jan. 1. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)

Great Rock golf course and Blackwells restaurant, which occupy the same property in Wading River, have been closed since January and one of the property owners says the complex will likely be sold soon.

“There’s a sale pending,” said Paul Elliott, a principal in the group that owns the property. (more…)