Golf fans fume as major venue vandalised

Bethpage Blue Vandalism

Every week it seems as if a new golf course is dealing with mindless vandals. 

However, it’s not as common an occurrence at the big venues.

But they’re not immune, it would seem.

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Across the pond, Bethpage State Park, host of the 2019 PGA Championship, was hit by a horrible bout of vandalism over the weekend. 

Bethpage boasts five 18-hole tracks, including the Black Course which is set to host the 2025 Ryder Cup, but it was the 6693-yard Blue Course which was targeted.

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Bethpage State Park’s director of agronomy, Andrew Wilson, revealed via social media that the Blue Course had been left with a massive black scar in the middle of the seventh fairway.

“The old drive a car into the middle of the course, Blue No.7, and set it on fire trick,” said Wilson on Twitter.

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Quick to spot the tweet, golf fans were left raging.

Here are just some of the responses to the vandalism.

Others were able to see the light-hearted side.

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