A comprehensive guide to golf in and around New York, "The New York Book of Golf "addresses the city golfing enthusiast's needs from equipment to courses. Golf journalist Nick Nicholas scouts out the best of what the area has to offer, from top driving ranges and the best instructors to the finest golf courses-public and private-as well as the best equipment and clothing suppliers in the tristate area. For each course, the book offers course pointers from the local pros, tips on how golfers can get admitted to play, and how best to choose and play each course. There is also detailed useful information about destination golf courses within three hours of New York City, including Bethpage State Park, a fivecourse facility that features the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open course, Bethpage Black. Packed with expert advice, "The New York Book of Golf" is a perfect gift for everyone who loves golf-or loves a golfer.