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
Maple Moor Golf Course
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White Plains $34
Sprain Lake Golf Course
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Yonkers $33
Dunwoodie Golf Course
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Yonkers $33
Lake Isle Country Club
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Eastchester $42
Silver Lake Golf Course
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Staten Island $15
Pines/Woodland at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $37
North Woodmere Park Golf Course North Woodmere $18
Lakeside/Pines at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $37
Clearview Park Golf Course
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Queens $25.02
Mosholu Golf Course
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Bronx $14
South Shore Golf Course
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Staten Island $29
Douglaston Golf Club
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Queens $26
La Tourette Golf Course
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Staten Island $30
Marine Park Golf Course
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Brooklyn $31
Dyker Beach Golf Course
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Brooklyn $25.97
Woodland/Lakeside at Blue Hill Golf Course
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Pearl River $37
Split Rock at Pelham - Split Rock
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Bronx $23.97
Kissena Park Golf Course
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Flushing $20
Forest Park Golf Course
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Woodhaven $22
Van Cortlandt Park
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Bronx $25
Pelham Bay at Pelham - Split Rock
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Bronx $23.97
Broadacres Golf Club
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Orangeburg $20
Jacob Riis Park Golf Course
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Queens $10
Leewood Golf Club Eastchester $65 - $80
Lake Success Golf Club Lake Success $17 - $90
Willow Ridge Country Club Harrison $60
Inwood Country Club Inwood $70
West at Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck $100
New York Hospital Golf Course White Plains N/A
Sands Point Golf Club Sands Point $60
Knollwood Country Club Elmsford $65 - $85
Ardsley Country Club Ardsley On Hudson $100
The Saint Andrew's Golf Club Hastings On Hudson $90
Old Oaks Golf Course Harrison $100 - $125
East at Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck $100
Deepdale Golf Club Manhasset $100
Par-3 at Westchester Country Club Rye $55
Siwanoy Country Club Bronxville $80
Quaker Ridge Golf Club Scarsdale $100
Scarsdale Golf Club Hartsdale $113
Country Club of Purchase Purchase $75
Rye Golf Club Rye $75 - $95
Richmond County Country Club Staten Island $75 - $90
North Shore Towers & Country Club Floral Park $62 - $67
Lawrence Yacht & Country Club Lawrence $52
Bonnie Briar Country Club Larchmont $100
Woodmere Club Woodmere $50 - $75
Rockaway Hunting Club Lawrence $200
Rockland Country Club Sparkill $100
Hampshire Country Club Mamaroneck $40
Brae Burn Country Club Purchase $75
Flushing Meadows Golf Center Flushing $15.00 - $17.50
Sunningdale Country Club Scarsdale $50 - $59
West at Westchester Country Club Rye $85 - $125
Pelham Country Club Pelham Manor $90 - $110
Metropolis Country Club White Plains $75
Elmwood Country Club White Plains $75 - $90
Fresh Meadow Country Club Lake Success $83
Fenway Golf Club Scarsdale $84 - $100
South at Westchester Country Club Rye $85 - $125
Wykagyl Country Club New Rochelle $90
Century Country Club Purchase $20
Plandome Country Club Plandome $50
Westchester Hills Golf Club White Plains $100
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