The Town of Huntington is bringing back a long-gone junior golf tournament next week, much to the satisfaction of teenage golfers eager for some friendly competition.
After two decades off, the Lenney Peters Junior Golf Tournament will return to Northport's Crab Meadow Golf Course on Tuesday, August 30, and is open to boys and girls age 10 through 17. Peters, Crab Meadow's first golf professional, created the annual tournament in 1968 to promote youth golf and sportsmanship. The event was popular enough during its initial run to attract as many as 100 junior participants.
Entry fee is $35 and includes 18 holes, a barbecue dinner and an awards ceremony. Tee time is 1:30 p.m. Players can compete in a Junior division for boys and girls age 10 to 14, a Senior division for boys and girls age 15 to 17, or an Elite division for players with a Metropolitan Golf Association handicap.
Registration is open until August 29 through the Town of Huntington website or in person at either Crab Meadow or Huntington's Parks and Recreation Department.