Destination Guide

Destination: New York Metro

Included in the 11,842 square miles of the New York City Metro area, the most populous region in the country, are New York City as well as cities in New Jersey and Connecticut. High energy Big Apple has theaters, ethnic neighborhoods, cultural assets like the Lincoln Center and Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Empire State Buildings, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Certainly New York City is a-buzz with activity night and day.

Those living in the Big Apple without a car, can expect to get their golf fix at places like the New York Golf Center in Chelsea Piers or Drive 495 in Soho where you can practice your swing, putt and take golf lessons. In New York anything is possible, even golf amidst the skyscrapers.

Since you can play 18 holes in an hour on the simulator at Golf Manhattan on 25th Street, you'll be left with plenty of time to take in a Broadway Show, dine on ginger duck and mooncakes in China Town, shop cool boutiques and high-end stores, browse art galleries and catch a game in Yankee Stadium.

Those looking for real turf to play, can travel to eastern Long Island, Staten Island, New Jersey, Connecticut or Westchester County, N.Y. You can drive or take public transportation. For example to get to Mosholu Golf Course in the Bronx, you take No. 4 subway to the last stop, Woodlawn Road, while Dyker Beach Golf Course in Brooklyn -- near the site of the largest battle of the American Revolution, the Battle of Brooklyn, and one of the oldest golf courses in New York -- is just across the street from a Manhattan Express bus stop.

The beauty of playing in so dense an area are the other things you can do when you've holed out. After playing the busy Douglaston Golf Course or the tree-lined Forest Park Golf Course in Queens, whether you're a Mets fan or not, you'll love the new Citi Field in Flushing where there really isn't a bad seat in the stadium and the concessions are fun.

Typically urban golf courses are built on limited land space so they are shorter than today’s new monster-length tracks. And since Metro New York is home to hundreds of golfers, don't bank on zipping around in less than four hours. Your mantra: Relax and enjoy the day.

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Saxon Woods Golf Course
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Scarsdale $33
Dunwoodie Golf Course
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Yonkers $26
Silver Lake Golf Course
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Staten Island $27
Maple Moor Golf Course
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White Plains $37
Sprain Lake Golf Course
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Yonkers $37
Lake Isle Country Club
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Eastchester $42
Jacob Riis Park Golf Course
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Queens $8
La Tourette Golf Course
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Staten Island $37
Kissena Park Golf Course
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Flushing $24
North Woodmere Park Golf Course North Woodmere $18
Lakeside/Pines at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $44
Pelham Bay at Pelham - Split Rock
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Bronx $23.97
Forest Park Golf Course
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Woodhaven $37
Douglaston Golf Club
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Queens $37
Split Rock at Pelham - Split Rock
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Bronx $23.97
Woodland/Lakeside at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $44
Van Cortlandt Park
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Bronx $33
Mosholu Golf Course
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Bronx $8
Marine Park Golf Course
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Brooklyn $36
Dyker Beach Golf Course
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Brooklyn $26.97
Broadacres Golf Club
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Orangeburg $20
South Shore Golf Course
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Staten Island $32.02
Pines/Woodland at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $44
Clearview Park Golf Course
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Queens $25.02
Willow Ridge Country Club Harrison $60
Richmond County Country Club Staten Island $75 - $90
Leewood Golf Club Eastchester $65 - $80
Knollwood Country Club Elmsford $65 - $85
Par-3 at Westchester Country Club Rye $55
Quaker Ridge Golf Club Scarsdale $100
Plandome Country Club Plandome $50
Old Oaks Golf Course Harrison $100 - $125
West at Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck $100
Sunningdale Country Club Scarsdale $50 - $59
Rye Golf Club Rye $75 - $95
Lake Success Golf Club Lake Success $17 - $90
Ardsley Country Club Ardsley On Hudson $100
Rockaway Hunting Club Lawrence $200
Elmwood Country Club White Plains $75 - $90
Pelham Country Club Pelham Manor $90 - $110
Westchester Hills Golf Club White Plains $100
Woodmere Club Woodmere $50 - $75
Wykagyl Country Club New Rochelle $90
Century Country Club Purchase $20
Brae Burn Country Club Purchase $75
Sands Point Golf Club Sands Point $60
West at Westchester Country Club Rye $85 - $125
Inwood Country Club Inwood $70
Hampshire Country Club Mamaroneck $40
Rockland Country Club Sparkill $100
The Saint Andrew's Golf Club Hastings On Hudson $90
East at Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck $100
Deepdale Golf Club Manhasset $100
North Shore Towers & Country Club Floral Park $62 - $67
Country Club of Purchase Purchase $75
Scarsdale Golf Club Hartsdale $113
Fresh Meadow Country Club Lake Success $83
Metropolis Country Club White Plains $75
South at Westchester Country Club Rye $85 - $125
Siwanoy Country Club Bronxville $80
Bonnie Briar Country Club Larchmont $100
Flushing Meadows Golf Center Flushing $15.00 - $17.50
New York Hospital Golf Course White Plains N/A
Fenway Golf Club Scarsdale $84 - $100
Lawrence Yacht & Country Club Lawrence $52
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