"The challenge of a public event is balancing security--the crowd needs to be able to move freely and feel comfortable, all the while he security requirements of the venue must be met..."
In their article 'Should Clubs Be Worried About Terrorism At Golf Tournaments?', Golf Club Management magazine discussed how previous national golfing venues have had extremely tight and precautionary security measures put into play. "In a world where terrorism exists, developing and implementing a security plan for a once-a-year sporting event, especially at a venue or tournament which draws a sizable audience is a tactical challenge, but one which is necessary," said Det. Paul Calandra, NYPD (Ret.), member of Virsig's Law Enforcement Advisory Team. The 2014 Championship is being conducted August 1st through August 10th at the Nassau County Country Club in Glen Cove, NY, and is open to the public at no charge.