October is aeration month at Bethpage, with the Black Course first to close up shop for a few days.
Bethpage Black will be closed from Monday, October 3 through Wednesday, October 5. The rest of the park's aeration schedule is as follows:
Bethpage Black goes dark every Monday for maintenance, though it will remain open for play on Columbus Day, October 10. The course will close instead on Tuesday, October 11.
For the latest course conditions and availability, contact the Bethpage park hotline at (516) 249-0700 or check for updates on the Bethpage Golf Twitter feed.