New York State and golf go way back. Legend has it that Yonkers, New York, not Scotland, is the birthplace of the sport. The PGA was founded in New York City on in 1916, and the first PGA Championship was held that October in Bronxville, N.Y.
Today, whether you shoot below par or can't break one hundred, New York State has a golf course that's just right for you.
No matter what your golf need, you can find it at one of the more than 800 challenging and incredibly scenic public and private golf courses throughout the state. Whether it's lessons, clinics, family time events, leagues or tournaments, it's in New York State. With courses from executive par threes to full-size layouts, you can test your abilities and fortitude while enjoying the great New York outdoors. Don't have clubs? No worry - most courses will rent them to you!
If that wasn't great enough, planning a memorable golfing trip has never been easier than with the New York Golf Trail. They will reserve your tee times, arrange for reduced-rate lodging and get special discounts at each of the trail's 25 courses.
Make your way to Westchester County and catch the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Westchester Country Club! From June 11-14th the best in the world will be playing for the top spot and a record $3.5 million Purse. Click here for more information and to order your tickets today. For a chance to win a four pack of day passes to the Championship, enter Westchester County's sweepstakes by 5/26 here.
So, what are you waiting for? Make your plans to hit the links at any of New York State's splendid and challenging golf courses today!