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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Dunwoodie Golf Course
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Yonkers $37
Saxon Woods Golf Course
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Scarsdale $37
Silver Lake Golf Course
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Staten Island $21
Lake Isle Country Club
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Eastchester $40
Sprain Lake Golf Course
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Yonkers $37
Maple Moor Golf Course
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White Plains $37
Split Rock at Pelham - Split Rock
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Bronx $46.5
Lakeside/Pines at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $25
Van Cortlandt Park
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Bronx $30
La Tourette Golf Course
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Staten Island $47.5
Forest Park Golf Course
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Woodhaven $32
Douglaston Golf Club
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Queens $32
Dyker Beach Golf Course
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Brooklyn $43
Clearview Park Golf Course
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Queens $35
Mosholu Golf Course
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Bronx $14
Jacob Riis Park Golf Course
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Queens $10
Broadacres Golf Club
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Orangeburg $25
Marine Park Golf Course
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Brooklyn $19
Kissena Park Golf Course
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Flushing $30
North Woodmere Park Golf Course North Woodmere $18
Pelham Bay at Pelham - Split Rock
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Bronx $46.5
Pines/Woodland at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $25
Woodland/Lakeside at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $25
South Shore Golf Course
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Staten Island $46
The Saint Andrew's Golf Club Hastings On Hudson $90
Bonnie Briar Country Club Larchmont $100
Quaker Ridge Golf Club Scarsdale $100
New York Hospital Golf Course White Plains N/A
Inwood Country Club Inwood $70
East at Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck $100
Brae Burn Country Club Purchase $75
Woodmere Club Woodmere $50 - $75
Scarsdale Golf Club Hartsdale $113
Wykagyl Country Club New Rochelle $90
Metropolis Country Club White Plains $75
Willow Ridge Country Club Harrison $60
Sands Point Golf Club Sands Point $60
Lake Success Golf Club Lake Success $17 - $90
Richmond County Country Club Staten Island $75 - $90
Westchester Hills Golf Club White Plains $100
Hampshire Country Club Mamaroneck $40
Old Oaks Golf Course Harrison $100 - $125
Fresh Meadow Country Club Lake Success $83
Lawrence Yacht & Country Club Lawrence $52
Flushing Meadows Golf Center Flushing $15.00 - $17.50
Pelham Country Club Pelham Manor $90 - $110
Fenway Golf Club Scarsdale $84 - $100
Sunningdale Country Club Scarsdale $50 - $59
Rockland Country Club Sparkill $100
Rye Golf Club Rye $75 - $95
Ardsley Country Club Ardsley On Hudson $100
West at Westchester Country Club Rye $85 - $125
Leewood Golf Club Eastchester $65 - $80
South at Westchester Country Club Rye $85 - $125
Deepdale Golf Club Manhasset $100
Plandome Country Club Plandome $50
West at Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck $100
Knollwood Country Club Elmsford $65 - $85
Siwanoy Country Club Bronxville $80
Elmwood Country Club White Plains $75 - $90
Rockaway Hunting Club Lawrence $200
North Shore Towers & Country Club Floral Park $62 - $67
Country Club of Purchase Purchase $75
Century Country Club Purchase $20
Par-3 at Westchester Country Club Rye $55
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