Bethpage State Park

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Bethpage State Park


Location:East on the Long Island Expressway (Route 495) to Exit 44S, then south on the Seaford/Oyster Bay Expressway (Rout 135) to Powell Avenue Exit 8 and east to the park.
Facilities:5 18-hole golf courses (@ di), driving range, pro shop, restaurant (é), picnic areas (é), playgrounds (é), playing fields, tennis courts, hiking and biking (é) trails, nature trail, bridle path, cross-country skiing trails, showers (é).
Activities:Golf, tennis, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, sledding, recreation programs.
Special Features:Park is best known for its 5 world-class golf courses, including the Black Course, which hosted the US Open in 2002 and will again in 2009. Park also has a polo field where matches are played on Sundays from June through October.
Address:Bethpage Pkwy
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Phone:516-249-0701
Web: nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/info.asp?parkId=67
Size: 1,477 acres.

See other parks in New York.
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The simulator allows golf to be played on over 29 different courses across the world such as US Open Venue Pebble Beach, Bethpage Black and the Home of Golf St.
Daly was given dispensation by the PGA of America to use a golf cart at the US PGA Championship at Bethpage Black due to a knee problem, back in May.
Daly, 53, (above) used a buggy in the US Open, approved under the Americans With Disabilities Act, because of a knee problem but failed to make the cut at Bethpage Black.
Danny believes courses like Bethpage Black favour the powerful guys like Brooks Koepka, who won the PGA Championship on Sunday, and I wouldn't disagree with him.
Bethpage Black provided a great test and the fact Sunday's weather cranked up the difficulty rating added to the intrigue.
So he spent three days setting records at Bethpage Black in the PGA Championship-the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years in the majors, the lowest 36-hole score in major championship history and a seven-shot lead, the largest ever for 54 holes in the PGA Championship.
The new world No.1 started the final round at Bethpage Black with a seven-shot lead but four consecutive bogeys saw Dustin Johnson close within one.
PAUL CASEY insists the crazy New York crowd will be a huge advantage for the USA in the 2024 Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black.
And it didn't help that a raging wind that gusted up to 25 mph turned Bethpage Black into a beast, with Johnson (69) the only player out of the last 12 groups to shoot par or better.
Koepka fired a final-round four-over par 74 at windy Bethpage Black to finish 72 holes on eight-under 272 and defeat Johnson by two strokes, replacing him as world number one as a result.
Koepka's 63 established a new course record at Bethpage Black and also equalled the lowest score in US PGA history.
At times overlooked even after winning three majors in the last two years, Koepka gave thousands of fans a round to remember Thursday morning at brawny Bethpage Black with a record-setting start to his title defense in the PGA Championship.